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MG MGF Technical - Exhaust spotting
|I saw a car the other day (in Lytham St. Annes as it happens) with a 4 tail pipe exhaust. It looked so good it re-ignited my enthusiasm for a replacement, but the question is what was it? |
I assumed that it was a Mike Satur Daytona, but the outer pipes (all were circular) were set back from the inner ones by an inch or so giving a rather more interesting finish that that depicted for the Daytona on Mike's web site.
Anyone recognise it?
|Sounds, from your description Peter, like either a Miltek quad pipe system, or a Mongoose (IIRC)|
|May very well be the Magnex exhaust.... I'll try to find a link|
|Here's one link albeit a rather small pic:|
|The Magnex site... I'm sure there is a pic there somewhere..|
|Many thanks Tim. I think it was indeed the Magnex. Well that adds an extra variable to the selection - although it is a shame that this one appears to include a Cat as it is not many weeks since I put a new one on.|
the exhaust can be bought without the CAT
I have this exhaust & I love it. You get a nice wee purr off it.
BUT, since fitting the K&N you get a nicer, deeper purr off it!
Do I correctly deduce from your Scottish understatement that it is not unduly loud - but just pleasingly so? It is very hard to calibrate this, but my only real yardstick is the throaty roar of a TVR as it goes past on the motorway.
Was your £275 without the CAT? The website is confusing at best.
|Peter, as you say it is very hard to determine 'my' loud from 'your' loud!|
But I'll go for the "pleasingly" throaty option.
(We're not talkin 'Boy-racer' here).
When idling, it has a nice subtle purr, when driving it is noticable & normal conversation is not affected.
All in all, it is NOT loud, just throaty!!
Although not as much as a TVR.
The price I paid was for the 'Cat-back', which is WITHOUT the cat.
My dad, who is 54yrs old thinks its a nice sound & hasnt complained about the sound. When I've allowed him to be a passenger!
Again, hope this helps!
PS do you have a K&N fitted? If not, there is hardly any difference at all from the standard sound.
|I echo Stu s comments. I bought G.C.s exhaust and iam delighted with it. In terms of sound it is just right for me, not quiet but not boy-racer loud. The Best description is "throaty" like Stu says. When i first fitted it, it seemed a lot louder but is now perfect, i drove back from Blackpool over easter via motorways without discomfort.|
|275 quid ??|
Ohhhhyy, their DE distributor *rips off* huge 639 € !!!
Pound conversion like in the good old 60th ;)
|The Milltek systems are very easy to live with - so long as you don't remove the cat! ;o) LOL|
See http://www.milltek.co.uk/news17.html for some wild quad systems for the TF... Looks very much like Mike's latest designs - but the central exit system is really wild! Wow.
Systems are also available for the MGF, and answer to the original description - ie, outer tail pipes are slightly inset compared to the inner pipes...
This thread was discussed between 25/04/2003 and 28/04/2003
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