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    Went out this morning to clean my K&N but needed to move the car back to open the garage door. On starting the car it sounded really rough so had a look underneath to find the exhaust is blowing yet again.
    2 weeks ago i had the main flexi replaced due to being split but now it looks like one of the 2 small ones in the downpipe has gone.
    Phoned Vauxhall up to see how much a new downpipe would be and got quoted £595 + vat.
    Going into work shortly to have a butchers over the pit but has anyone replaced the tiny flexi section before as i've haven't heard of the small ones going.

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    Did you ask how much the Trade Club price is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jezzy View Post
    Did you ask how much the Trade Club price is?
    Nah, i don't think i'd get trade club price anyway.

    Well the car has been over the pit and it does seem to be one of the tiny flexis thats blowing, hopefully it will hold out for a week coz i haven't got time to get it repaired now.
    The same place in Aylesbury have said that it will cost the same as the main flexi they did 2 weeks ago so i'd rather spend £70 rather than £595.

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    What engine is it ?

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    had mine repaired when i got my exhaust done. was told the small flexi i had was overkill so he just cut it out and put pipe in its place. and all is well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daywalker View Post
    What engine is it ?
    3.2

    Quote Originally Posted by TimTay View Post
    had mine repaired when i got my exhaust done. was told the small flexi i had was overkill so he just cut it out and put pipe in its place. and all is well
    Well i'll see what they say when i go to get it done, just got to get it done before the rolling road meet on the 27th.

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