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Re: exhaust for urQ


>I believe the tubing on the stock Ur-TQC is stainless steel.  If you want
>larger tubing then it makes sense to change it.  Otherwise, why bother?
>'83 TQC (#530)
>a coulple of 16V VW's

I believe you're right.  I am looking for a small length of 2 1/2 inch
stainless, the same as stock, to use in place of the resonator.  If I can
get it bent, it can also be used to fabricate the tips.

>On Fri, 29 Sep 1995, Richard Funnell wrote:
>> Q,
>> I am planning to install a straight pipe in place of my resonator, and a
>> Borla 40668  SS muffler in the rear.  From what I found in the archives, I
>> expect this to sound reasonably quiet and perhaps remove a bit of uneveness
>> under full throttle acceleration.
>> I would prefer to have an all stainless system, but the local shops I have
>> dealt with don't stock any stainless tubing, and one shop (the most
>> promising so far in terms of apparent knowledge) say they can't bend
>> stainless in their standard bender.  I can order a 5 ft length of 2 1/2 SS
>> tube for about $70, but that seems a bit steep if I only get to use 1 ft of
>> it.
>> Does anyone know of a shop in the Bay area that regularly works with and
>> stocks SS tube?  Alternatively, does anyone know where I can buy SS tube
>> and 90 deg bends?  Thanks.
>> Richard Funnell,
>> San Jose, California
>> '83 urQ
>> '87 560 SL
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Richard Funnell,
San Jose, California
'83 urQ
'87 560 SL