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Re: Fiat Bravo 1.4 12v 1997 Degas Grey - Modified

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Id really like to hear that if you could make a vid I was going to see what the experts say. I want it to sound good but i dont want to try and make it something it is not.
At the end of the day any engine will benefit from the most performance-oriented exhaust and intake you can afford, so it will only increase the performance. You won't notice as much as say changing the exhaust in a turbo car but you will still realise the lost potential. This is only if you stay sensible and keep the original diameter pipe etc. The basics for the best exhaust are this and to minimise restrictions with the straight through mufflers, but then it gets more difficult with minimising the bends etc, but then these extreme types of factors are less important for our type of engine. That's why I don't think it would be possible to get a 'better' exhaust than mine, but I don't mind the noise

I'll make a vid tomorrow

It would be interesting to compare performance between our cars, both being well running 1.4s but yours stock and mine with exhaust and induction replaced.
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Re: Fiat Bravo 1.4 12v 1997 Degas Grey - Modified

Here go mate, bear in mind I just went steadily up the revs to show the sound, couldn't properly floor it cause I had a coupe of corners to deal with and hold the camera as well.

I'll get a much better vid soon if i can borrow a handycam, this was only on my crap camera phone. Turned out better than I expected though. Turn speakers up!

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Re: Fiat Bravo 1.4 12v 1997 Degas Grey - Modified

Thanks Dan. Maybe I should just change mine now.
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Take it you want to keep yours quiet?
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Re: Fiat Bravo 1.4 12v 1997 Degas Grey - Modified

Neat and tidy car mate. I was thinking about getting some fiat 500 abarth wheels for my car. And what age car does the marea have the black lights? COz the older ones have the ones i have now.
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Neat and tidy car mate. I was thinking about getting some fiat 500 abarth wheels for my car. And what age car does the marea have the black lights? COz the older ones have the ones i have now.
Think it's the Marea HLXs that have the poly lights, but don't quote me on that
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Take it you want to keep yours quiet?
I just want it to sound nice,
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I just want it to sound nice,
So you want it to sound like standard or like mine? Or something less all-out?
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Re: Fiat Bravo 1.4 12v 1997 Degas Grey - Modified

Just re-read this page, you mean to change it now, rather than wait till it's nackered?

I thought you meant to just change it for a standard one when it goes.



So what you reckon to the sound of mine?
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Just made another vid cause I was bored, about as crap as yesterday

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It sounds good on the video Dan.
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Cheers bud
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Re: Fiat Bravo 1.4 12v 1997 Degas Grey - Modified

Hows the car coming along mate? anything else been done?
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No updates at the moment. I might have a bit of news soon though.
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No updates at the moment. I might have a bit of news soon though.
Good good, u will keep us updated of course
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