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johnemms

posted on 8/6/17 at 08:53 AM Reply With Quote
DIY Exhaust :) a few locost pics..

Bought a few bits from my local exhaust shop... Locost style..
Decided to try my hand at a repackable exhaust - first attempt !!
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Started with an end cap..
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End cap to be welded on and polished..
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Mig welded two end plates on perf tube to make a bobbin .. Horrible welding
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In it goes.. Removable..
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Left a snug gap for tail plate..
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Drilled & welded screws tail plate..
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One screw in to help align holes..
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Allen bolts - plate to be linished polished..
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Swaged pipe for align & fitting to manifold ..
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Tail pipe exit - to be linished polished & tail end pipe welded on..
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Current exhaust ..
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Seems like a good idea for 50 in bits..
Wadding is looking expensive though ..

Comments welcome..

Cheers..



[Edited on 8/6/17 by johnemms]





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Mark Murphy

posted on 8/6/17 at 11:56 AM Reply With Quote
Looks very good, i like it.
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coyoteboy

posted on 8/6/17 at 12:22 PM Reply With Quote
good effort!

Do they have an online presence? Does anyone know of good online sources of exhaust parts? I'm looking at a couple of options for my car and want to plan parts- haven't scanned the airwaves for sources in a few years.

[Edited on 8/6/17 by coyoteboy]





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johnemms

posted on 8/6/17 at 12:32 PM Reply With Quote
http://stores.ebay.co.uk/MIJ-EXHAUST

I collected cash - 5" x 24" cylinder - 4 end plates - 1 perf tube - 1 long swaged tube

eBay for my M3 Dome heads and nuts..

Probably ask them to weld and polish it as they are local to me..

[Edited on 8/6/17 by johnemms]





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craigdiver

posted on 8/6/17 at 01:02 PM Reply With Quote
Great info, had not considered making my own exhaust. I will still need to buy & insert a cat into it though but could save some cash building the exhaust myself.





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johnemms

posted on 8/6/17 at 03:07 PM Reply With Quote
My original was an old robin hood...
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Which blew all the stuffing out and was very loud..
Next was a 5"x24" .. which has started to sound loud..
Next is a work in progress ..

however .. i fancied filling with this stuff..
Trackday Motorsport Exhaust Silencer Packing Wadding Acousta Fill ZT1 1000'C

But.. at 78.96 for 2.35meters x 600mm in that size can... Maybe overkill ...





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jps

posted on 8/6/17 at 03:58 PM Reply With Quote
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Originally posted by johnemms
Wadding is looking expensive though ..

Comments welcome..

Cheers..


[Edited on 8/6/17 by johnemms]


Don't bother with wadding - but do move house so you live somewhere with lots of tunnels

Seriously though - looks good to be! I know nothing about exhausts and silencers though...!

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johnemms

posted on 8/6/17 at 04:25 PM Reply With Quote
I have my rev limiter set to a hard 5800 rpm ..
I get a nice bang bang bang and flames when bouncing off it ..
That answers where my filler has gone





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ianhurley20

posted on 9/6/17 at 07:12 AM Reply With Quote
quote:
Originally posted by johnemms
http://stores.ebay.co.uk/MIJ-EXHAUST

I collected cash - 5" x 24" cylinder - 4 end plates - 1 perf tube - 1 long swaged tube

eBay for my M3 Dome heads and nuts..

Probably ask them to weld and polish it as they are local to me..

[Edited on 8/6/17 by johnemms]



I used their parts, in my case a ready made 22" x 6" universal stainless polished silencer, excellent quality and 94db at IVA, mine was about 50 delivered





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johnemms

posted on 9/6/17 at 07:57 AM Reply With Quote
Yes.. that's what I have at the moment..
You can get end plates off them and mod yours to a repackable..
I was going that route but decided for 50 to start from fresh





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Ian2812

posted on 9/10/17 at 10:42 PM Reply With Quote
Very nice job indeed...

I went to a few places to try and get a new silencer to replace mine but struggled to get one longer than 20", Mine is 29" and didn't really want to reduce in size for noise reasons.

Have had a change of heart and decided to get some custom high temp carbon fiber made and going to give mine a new lease of life... will update my thread when I've completed it...

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