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Old 07-23-2017, 11:25 PM   #41
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Finally tried to get some real exhaust clips. Also switched exhaust setups.

I ditched the 2.75" Milltek setup and installed a 3" Magnaflow that is marketed for the 2012-2013 Golf R. I found the Magnaflow setup on Amazon for quite a fair price; it was cheaper than anywhere else on the internet and nearly half the price of any other 3" setup. I was skeptical, but hey, it showed up in 2 days. The Magnaflow setup simply looks like a 3" version of the 2.5" Magnaflow "Sport" exhaust that is offered for the R32. So, it fits right up, for the most part. I had to do some cutting and add in an extra piece of pipe with band clamps for now until I can hopefully have 15psi88 do a tiny bit of welding for me. I didn't take any pictures of the process or anything because it was too hot and I was just ripping through it. The Magnaflow necked down and meant to run with the stock Golf R midpipe, hence the cutting. Anyway, it's finally loud and sounds how I wanted it to sound as it's a typical straight through Magnaflow design. I think the tips look nicer, too.

This first video is the cut up Milltek as seen earlier in the thread.
https://youtu.be/vK9L_2SG4co

These two videos are the Magnaflow doing both normal driving and heavy throttle.
https://youtu.be/Y5iaOI25dE0
https://youtu.be/8Zmcy_YQ1fI

And a few pictures.
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Old 07-24-2017, 03:26 PM   #42
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I like that in the 2nd magnaflow video you can see your wastegate dump turtle.

Sounds much better though, a lot less drone.
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Old 07-24-2017, 10:32 PM   #43
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Very cool custom work here. I like how you used the mk6 Golf R parts
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Old 07-25-2017, 03:43 PM   #44
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can see your wastegate dump turtle.
Hahaha, that one got me man. Thanks!
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Old 07-28-2017, 10:47 AM   #45
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I had been meaning to do this for a while and was hoping to find the OE black parts on the forums, but alas my buddy talked me into just rattle canning it. Whatever, it gets the job done and I really don't give a frig. I painted over the LED and you can still see it perfectly. It looks 10x better than the beige blatantly sticking out from the tinted window. Plus, now it's flameproof. #safetyfirst It was the only black paint I had in the shop.

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Old 07-28-2017, 11:42 AM   #46
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Daaaaamn with that TST plate frame.
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Hahaha yeah. A while back when Brian posted about selling TST merch for cheap I figured I'd chip in a few bucks and order a few things.

Haven't really done anything with the car. Drove it a couple times. Washed it a couple times. Took a few pictures.

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I have done nothing with my car lately. Well, I fixed an exhaust leak at a band clamp (exhaust is still kind of just cobbled together). It still starts up and drives perfectly on the rare occasions that I do drive it. I'm going to get it shined up over the next two weeks and take it to H2Oi at the end of the month. After that it'll be about time for hibernation, I think.
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Took the car to this year's unofficial H2Oi along with my friend and his Evo. 15psi88 met us down there with his daily driver A6, as well. All in all it was a good weekend for most of us.
I came hope with a dented hood because my engine/trans mounts are so shot that the dump pipe smacked the hood. Going to have to take care of that this winter. I should have seen it coming.

Here is an album link for all of my shots from the weekend:
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And here's a group shot of us, along with a Caddy that was staying at the same hotel.
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