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diesel exhaust silencer

Postby ewenmaclean » 21 Aug 2011, 19:05

Hello,

I've just discovered the near-side engine to exhaust mount bracket has snapped at the silencer. At some point I'd like to go for a stainless system, but at the moment I can't afford it and as the turbo flange and engine are non-standard, I'd have to have the downpipe to silencer fabricated.

At the moment I have an early style JX sleeve type silencer (early). Does anyone have any recommendations for either stainless silencers, or a cheap replacement? JK has replacement silencers for £80, but I wondered if there was something better and more free-flowing. Any advice much appreciated.

Thanks a lot

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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby lloydy » 21 Aug 2011, 19:43

A while back gsf was doing a straight through silencer, think it was around £50-60 pound. Made by ebberspacher too
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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby ewenmaclean » 21 Aug 2011, 19:55

Thanks Lloyd,

can't find it on the website, but perhaps I'm being incompetent... will try ringing tomorrow

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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby lloydy » 21 Aug 2011, 20:03

the new website is awful. It was being sold as a standard silencer, if thats any help.
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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby ewenmaclean » 21 Aug 2011, 20:12

thanks! Found two which would fit - the CS and earlier JX... will have to ring to find out if they are straight through. There are cheap versions of something which might fit here too:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-TRANSPORTE ... 23094ffd4e

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-Transporte ... 2c49d5d274

no sure what they would be like.

Thanks again

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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby Oldiebut goodie » 28 Aug 2011, 12:49

I've got one of those German ones on my 1.6d - it isn't straight through. Been on several years now with no undue rusting or problems.
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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby ewenmaclean » 28 Aug 2011, 19:06

thanks for the vote of confidence! I got the td one from the same people - will see how it is....
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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby Hacksawbob » 03 Sep 2011, 16:35

I fabricated a NS engine to exhaust bracket out of 2 inch box section galv from memory, just need drills,vice a grinder and a good eye.
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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby Oldiebut goodie » 03 Sep 2011, 16:58

What happened to the other eye then? :mrgreen:
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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby ewenmaclean » 03 Sep 2011, 19:42

thanks for suggestions and help.

Fitted the td version I found - same company as Oldie said he used - it's straight through and seems ok - bit of turbo whistle now. No work of art, but time will tell how it goes I suppose!

One thing is the tailpipe that comes with it needs a 2 1/4 inch clamp, as it's not a bolt on type like the original...
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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby jed the spread » 04 Sep 2011, 20:06

lloydy wrote:A while back gsf was doing a straight through silencer, think it was around £50-60 pound. Made by ebberspacher too
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They still do them for £60 :ok

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Re: diesel exhaust silencer

Postby ewenmaclean » 16 Sep 2011, 15:20

cheers Jed - sorry just saw this. I got the one from Germany in the end - straight through too and cheap - makes a nice whistle as you go along :-)

This is a picture of it on my filthy van

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if it's rubbish I'll update, but it seems ok at the moment
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