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DeLorean ‘unique’ Loud V8 Style Exhaust For Sale from VIN 5255
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It’s a very sad day on one hand, that this exhaust is to be sold; but it's only for sale as no longer required due to the Legacy3 conversion.  It also means another enthusiast can enjoy the design on their car Smile 

The photos below show how it looked when fabricated from new in 2006.  Apart from the flanges (the flat parts that are on the ends of the tubing) it is stainless throughout.  Due to the unique header design it creates a much deeper V8 like rumble compared to the more Ferrari like rasp of the other more conventional designs.  The 3.5” tailpipes were my preference at the time but you could fit whatever shape and or sizes of back boxes to suit your taste.

New in 2006
https://photos.app.goo.gl/u6mg69n8p3WDdSOd2

September 2017 (last photo with the car as it was)
https://photos.app.goo.gl/ZzI4N23ClZCuSLOt2

I’m pricing this now nearly twelve year old exhaust system for £300 and this includes a new gasket/stud kit (which cost £70) for free.  The price is based on that you could weld up some of the cracks which are due to metal fatigue (combination of age/heating up and cooling down) but my recommendation would be to give this to a fabricator, with your car and have it replicated with fresh metal.  It’s a lot easier and cheaper to copy then to design from scratch.  As a suggestion, http://www.jetex.co.uk would be where I would source the silencers from based on the quality and price.

Removed January 2018
https://photos.app.goo.gl/gQCYQsOzpz6ZUlZl2
Please note, this system would need a slight redesign for the bridging pipe (which joins the two separate banks) if to be installed to an automatic DeLorean.  Or you could dispense with the bridging part all together as a system this short doesn’t really need it.

This exhaust system doesn’t incorporate catalytic converters which aren’t a legal requirement in the UK for cars registered prior to 1992.  If where you are requires them, then your new interpretation of the system could easily incorporate them.

Collection or courier to the Birmingham address would be to where it and the gasket/stud kit are currently based.  Let me know here or email me if interested!

For those of you that would like a reminder as to how this system sounds here are some clips:-

The exhaust helped log figures of 148.7 HP (instead of the stock 130 HP) at the engine (Max Torque 186.8 FtLb) / 115.7 HP at the wheels
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWewycFJtN4

This video is now just shy of 100,000 hits on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaOi3L4yRxk&t=9s

Some fun at Silverstone on their skid pan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qnje5yrt7RE&t=28s

I tried to beat a known oil slip on a bend… failed to get the back end back and also didn’t dip the clutch fast enough
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWBDRg2UBjg

The first generation of this unique style of exhaust system utilised the cast iron stock manifolds and wasn’t quite the same sound, this dates back to 2003
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3P3Z_7D7-aU
3:37 is my favourite part of the video

Heston Blumenthal stepping out of it (although CGI had provided an even bigger exhaust and dry ice and strobing tail lights etc)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSC1be7oVao
Regards,

Chris Hawes
DOC 138
Vin 5255 Grey, 5-speed
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wow, that exhaust was the stuff of legends Hawsey!
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(23 Feb 2018, 13:44)Guinney1971 Wrote: wow, that exhaust was the stuff of legends Hawsey!

Hi there is this still for sale? (unlikely as this was ages ago)  Big Grin
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That sounds so amazing you could almost mistake it for an actual V8. Beauty right there
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(03 Sep 2018, 10:24)marty Wrote:
(23 Feb 2018, 13:44)Guinney1971 Wrote: wow, that exhaust was the stuff of legends Hawsey!

Hi there is this still for sale? (unlikely as this was ages ago)  Big Grin

no, Alex Denny bought it.  He is a fabricator and made a version for his auto (has to be shaped a little differently to accommodate for the auto transmission) and his brother's manual.  I'm sure he'd make you one for the right price...
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Chris Hawes
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(03 Sep 2018, 21:26)Chris Hawes Wrote:
(03 Sep 2018, 10:24)marty Wrote:
(23 Feb 2018, 13:44)Guinney1971 Wrote: wow, that exhaust was the stuff of legends Hawsey!

Hi there is this still for sale? (unlikely as this was ages ago)  Big Grin

no, Alex Denny bought it.  He is a fabricator and made a version for his auto (has to be shaped a little differently to accommodate for the auto transmission) and his brother's manual.  I'm sure he'd make you one for the right price...

Great I will ask,  thanks for that.
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