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    Default Can you make a diesel sound like a petrol?

    The only thing I miss with my cdti is the sound. Basically is there anything that will give it any grunt? Perhaps a closed induction kit or de-cat?

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    Nope if you have a diesel, it's the sound of the farmyard you have to put up with.

    Or you could look for one of those daft gimmicks on the internet to 'apparently' cure your problem.

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    I have a petrol that sounds like a diesel, untill it's warm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazza4 View Post
    Nope if you have a diesel, it's the sound of the farmyard you have to put up with.

    Or you could look for one of those daft gimmicks on the internet to 'apparently' cure your problem.
    lol looks like I am stuck with animal farm for now then

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    Take a V6 diesel for a test drive, best of both worlds

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    Quote Originally Posted by m8internet View Post
    Take a V6 diesel for a test drive, best of both worlds

    you're pulling the chain I think.

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    Decat it and fit a straight through exhaust, it won't sound like a petrol.....it'll sound better than a petrol

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Decat it and fit a straight through exhaust, it won't sound like a petrol.....it'll sound better than a petrol
    You think?

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    Haven't you heard plasma's?

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Haven't you heard plasma's?
    No but mine sounds like a gale force wind at the moment. And I ain't kidding. Turbo is very noisy.

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