[V8] Muffler was 02

Coleman, David David.Coleman at blackrock.com
Mon Jun 5 14:16:04 EDT 2006

It's the rear muffler that some of you crazy folks remove.  I'll
probably do the same once I hear firsthand how it sounds and once clean
replacment pipes are crafted.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: v8-bounces at audifans.com 
> [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of 
> Michele_Deltergo at keybank.com
> Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 2:01 PM
> To: stafford at wpi.edu
> Cc: v8 at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [V8] Muffler was 02
> I was actually looking to remove mine, very good shape, after 
> procuring a very nice used muffler from Bruce @ 
> Audiconnection.  Basically the stock muffler is very heavy, 
> I'm guessing the better part of 40 lbs.  I was looking to 
> remove the center to save weight and get a more traditional 
> V8 sound.  Bruce mentioned a few of his client had gone that 
> way and liked the results.  I'd check with him for a center 
> if you really need one and are thinking of used.
> Thanks for all the suggestions on the O2 sensor!  Armed with 
> a 4ft breaker bar, it started to loosen at probably 1 ftlb 
> before snapping my new 22mm socket.  Surprisingly, I was able 
> to remove it without significant thread damage on the nipple. 
>  Spliced in the new 3-wire...car runs great...MUCH less 
> surginess.  Now the bad news...the center muffler is REALLY gone.
> 1800VWPARTS has an intact, used OEM center section for $180 
> ("good for 2 years...")...anybody got any other suggestions?? 
>  (looking for near original
> sounds)
> Ken
> **************************************************************
> *****************
> This communication may contain privileged and/or confidential 
> information. It is intended solely for the use of the 
> addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, you are 
> strictly prohibited from disclosing, copying, distributing or 
> using any of this information. If you received this 
> communication in error, please contact the sender immediately 
> and destroy the material in its entirety, whether electronic 
> or hard copy. This communication may contain nonpublic 
> personal information about consumers subject to the 
> restrictions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. You may not 
> directly or indirectly reuse or redisclose such information 
> for any purpose other than to provide the services for which 
> you are receiving the information.
> 127 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44114
> **************************************************************
> *****************
> If you prefer not to receive future e-mail offers for 
> products or services from Key send an e-mail to 
> DNERequests at key.com with 'No Promotional E-mails' in the SUBJECT line.
> _______________________________________________
> Audifans V8 mailing list
> Send posts to: mailto:V8 at audifans.com
> Manage your list connection: 
> http://www.audifans.com/mailman/listinfo/v8
> Have an Audi V8 question?  Check the Audifans Knowledgebase!
> http://www.audifans.com/twiki/bin/view/Audi/V8
> Have a V8 answer? ... Please help others by adding to the KB 
> ... all contributions welcome!

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS MESSAGE AND ANY ATTACHMENT MAY BE PRIVILEGED, CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY OR OTHERWISE PROTECTED FROM DISCLOSURE. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, copying or use of this message and any attachment is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and permanently delete it from your computer and destroy any printout thereof.

More information about the V8 mailing list