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  1. BRZ-123

    Berkshire newbie

    Welcome from the Royal county to the royal county 😀 Interesting you went for TD manifold but tuned at Abbey. How is it with the Cobra catback + manifold. Loud or mild?
  2. BRZ-123

    GT86Curn's Facelift build

    Exactly as Will said, a turbo quietens the exhaust significantly and a manifold only increases the exhaust noise quite a bit, if combined with an aftermarket exhaust. The super res came as a result of the manifold change. So OE manifold + Res exhaust will be quieter than Decatted aftermarket manifold + super res, give or take Similar for turbo + res will be quieter than Decatted manifold+ super res typically. Reason is a cat muffles exhaust sound and so does a Turbo. Sent from my FIG-LX1 using Tapatalk
  3. BRZ-123

    GT86Curn's Facelift build

    Nice one. Is the exhaust TD? Res/Super Res? How does it sound?
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    GT86Curn's Facelift build

    Nice one. Took a while to identify but you have got the spoiler raised with taller holders😁
  5. You want a subaru product, why not buy directly from them and it might even come out cheaper as per the list price? Try calling your local subaru dealer, bulldog Twyford, I guess might be closest to you. https://www.subaru.co.uk/product/10525/subaru-brz-side-fin-blade Sent from my FIG-LX1 using Tapatalk
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    Smudge's supercharged V8 build

    I have been following your thread with a lot of interest and while its a hard one to say, i think with all the time and effort put in and hiccups along the way, this should be the last straw. Cut your losses and part out will be my suggestion, sad though it is.
  7. Great. Enjoy. And in France what manifold brands do they normally recommend? And what was hred's view of tuning this against the others he has done? Similar gains /higjer/lower? Easier to tune /harder etc? Sent from my FIG-LX1 using Tapatalk
  8. BRZ-123

    BBK Options

    Add to it most of the NA modified cars have a lighter manifold and overpipe than stock, circa 3Kg less 6kg vs 9 IIRC. So matters even more I guess. Sent from my FIG-LX1 using Tapatalk
  9. All the best. Post some exhaust start up and drive by pics and dyno charts once remapped. Sent from my FIG-LX1 using Tapatalk
  10. Will not be an issue and as said above be a bit kind to it and don't rev high. Speak to Mike or better Nick at tuning developments to get their learnings or best practise and share it with your tuner. As you are not in the UK, they might give you good tips , otherwise we drive across from one part of the country to the other to get to them for this 😀
  11. Make sure you take it to a good ECUTEK tuner who has done these cars before to get the best result as there is a lot of timing adjustment needed, I believe. And go in with a tank of super unleaded/premium 98 octane fuel. Sent from my FIG-LX1 using Tapatalk
  12. Well done you and it must be very satisfying doing it yourself! Sent from my FIG-LX1 using Tapatalk
  13. Well done you and it must be very satisfying doing it yourself! Sent from my FIG-LX1 using Tapatalk
  14. BRZ-123

    TD Turbo Feedback

    Nice one Kev. Those aero fins on the roof. Every little helps! Why forged internals if you are limited on the boost you can give or the power you can make (aka 280), which is well within the tolerances of a stock engine?.
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    Subaru Service Costs

    I do not think £275 is over. It is fair depending on how much labour costs in your area as Subaru do not follow Toyota's approach of uniform pricing across the country as they do not have the size and scale in this country. For e.g. where i and you incidentally live, main dealer labour is circa £100/hr incl vat. Up north Subaru dealers charge £70/hr but premises and labour costs are much lower there. Of what's left of service as you say, is only Air filter and pollen filter both of which you can do yourself but if you get it done from the dealer, the cost will be circa 80£ all in. To give a comparable price Toyota charge 80£ for diff oil change as a one off job. Makes it £160 now costing £95 for plugs. It is not a rip off for sure and if i were you i will not take this further and actually sweeten David and Kelvin to say do a good job and take your time with recall rather than save a few £ on service.
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