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1996 Spi - Exhausts!


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#1 Jordannn


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Posted 05 January 2020 - 02:49 PM

Hi all!

I have a 1996 SPI with a standard exhaust throughout (from the manifold to back box).

It’s now blowing from the first box after the cat, so needs replacing!

I’m after something a bit throatier (with slightly better performance) now I can justify spending some money on it, what system have you all got on yours?

Is it worth getting an RC40 / Maniflow back box if the rest of the system is standard, or not? I’m also thinking of going down the single box, opposed to twin box route for a little more noise too!

Also what’s everyone’s thoughts on the Cat - have you kept yours, if not, why and how does that affect emission .etc? It would fail an MOT without one?


#2 Ade-Cooper


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Posted 06 January 2020 - 09:14 AM

On my SPI I have standard manifold - straight through to RC40 back box and that's it.... its noisy don't get me wrong but shouldn't they all be?  :w00t:


70-80 mph on a motorway is not nice 


performance gains... not really noticeable, maybe better throttle response but my original was blowing too.


Original Cat needs putting on for the emissions test on MOT - unless you have other means

Edited by Ade-Cooper, 06 January 2020 - 09:16 AM.

#3 Shep76S


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Posted 06 January 2020 - 09:51 AM

I always love a Playmini. Always CAT back as I cannot be bothered with the swapping come MOT time.

Edited by Shep76S, 06 January 2020 - 09:52 AM.

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