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    hi all ive got a vectra 2.2 sri(non direct)and was wondering if rushy or someone can post a video of a standard exhaust running as im conviced that theres a blockage somewhere on my system possibly the middle.when i put my foot down i cant hear any exhaust noise coming from the rear only from middle somewhere(built up pressure)and theres no throttle responce please help me cheers

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    maybe your middle box has blown ??????

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    is it possible to do away with the middle box like on the astra sri

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    anyone

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    Hi sorry mate only just caught this post. I've converted mine to a twin, and its quiet as a mouse. I'll pop up a vid tomorrow (Thursday) if you want. And yes the middle section can be taken out and its quite common on the vec b Z22SE, remus even to a specific pipe.

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    could the cat be blocked?

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    hi a video would be great thankyou rush,i did think it was the cat to start off with but if you listen out as you put your foot down you can hear like the exhaust note coming from the middle section just before the centre box.a few other syptoms the car has is it feels really guttless,from cold start it judders for a second like its missing,and also takes a while to fire up unless you give it some gas at first it was every now and again now its every time you start from cold

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    HERE you go mate, on tick over there is no noise what so ever. Will the car still rev under load right up to the red line? If it will then there's no blockage i'd say, as the full flow of the system is most pushed at the red line area. TBH I the only noise I get is from the engine.

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    Sounds like something needs a good cleanout - air inlet or fuel injectors maybe...

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    thanks for the video rushy and the replys i dont know what it could be my exhaust does sound the same as the video but there is definatly more noise coming from before the centre box but can only be heard when driving and you put your foot down,is it worth doing away with the centre box

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