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Old 16th April 2019, 10:29 AM
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A couple of weeks back, one of the contractors on a site I was working on pulled up in a modern Transit with what sounded like a V8.

On further investigation and chatting with the fella, turns out it was just a standard 4-pot diesel but with a soundbox installed.

Something like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx4QfuPnCjA

Now, I'm not into the fake sounds either, but it certainly made me look twice and was very convincing.

He turns it off on the motorway though, too boomy
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Old 17th April 2019, 06:30 PM
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The SQ7 I test drive had a similar internal sound modifier and I was shocked at how good (and addictive) it sounded!
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Old 17th April 2019, 08:14 PM
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Add the S5 into the mix also.....

https://www.evo.co.uk/audi/s5/22569/...rom-s6-and-sq5
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A couple of weeks back, one of the contractors on a site I was working on pulled up in a modern Transit with what sounded like a V8.

On further investigation and chatting with the fella, turns out it was just a standard 4-pot diesel but with a soundbox installed.

Something like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx4QfuPnCjA

Now, I'm not into the fake sounds either, but it certainly made me look twice and was very convincing.

He turns it off on the motorway though, too boomy
Dear me...

Not sure if I’m alone on this but we used to find those discarded wooden ice-lolly sticks on the floor and wedge them in such a way as to brush against the spokes on our bicycles (mine was a red Raleigh Striker). Kinda sounded like a V8 and we thought we were the bees-knees!! Oh how I laugh now...
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