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Exhaust plus 2

PostPost by: Dieschelan » Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:22 pm

Hi

I have mounted the exhaust system from TTR to my plus 2. The exhaust tip looks exceeded from
Bumper.
A posible solution is to cut the exhaust tip. Can someone put some pics to see what length is correct.

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PostPost by: velo5338 » Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:31 pm

Here's mine.

It protrudes about 30mm past the bumper.

I wouldn't want it any less as even at this length there is still quite a bit of exhaust staining on the bumper and rear panel.

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PostPost by: prezoom » Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:48 am

When I built the exhaust system for my Plus2, I chose to extend the end of the exhaust from the silencer about 30mm beyond the back edge of the rear bumper, based upon previous posts relating to exhaust fumes entering the car. So far the distance seems to be working, as I have never had any hint of fumes being pulled back into the car.
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PostPost by: h20hamelan » Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:21 am

I have extended mine to reduce fumes, also turned the tip down and replaced the boot gasket.
Consider running some tests before you cut. Though I think it has to do with airflow. I am considering making a exhaust tip diffuser. More specifically, as it follows the tail pipe.
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PostPost by: Dieschelan » Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:14 pm

I have another question. The rear strap is mounted under or over the support?

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