A8 Parts Forum  

Go Back   A8 Parts Forum > A8 D3 > D3 - Fuel and Exhausts

D3 - Fuel and Exhausts Everything to do with getting fuel into the engine, and fumes back out again

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 17th February 2023, 09:05 AM
sgazard sgazard is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2023
Posts: 2
Default S8 D3 Exhaust Options - Help

Hi all Ö recently added a 2009 D3 S8 to my collection Ö but canít get the exhaust sound right Ö so far:

- flaps cable tied open = no noticeable difference really
- all 4 resonators deleted = better under acceleration but nothing special on tickover or low revs
- rear mufflers delete (therefore straight piped) = amazing but ridiculous :-)
- new replacement sport mufflers = nearly there .. but drone at 1500 revs

Ö. What have others done?

.. donít know if next option is put a couple of resonators back in or different mufflers?
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	CFA8DDB4-92DD-4F53-B474-749495BAFDD5.jpg
Views:	182
Size:	577.3 KB
ID:	29263   Click image for larger version

Name:	C5AA78B5-8B00-447F-B0C2-6A34AB5B22C7.jpg
Views:	179
Size:	630.6 KB
ID:	29264  
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 4th March 2023, 07:31 PM
homer simpson's Avatar
homer simpson homer simpson is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,142
Default

Depends what sound you are after to get it 'right'. Some have removed secondary cats and been happy. Others (like me) have cable tied the flaps and are happy as it's slightly louder on throttle but quiet when cruising. Being an '8' I'm happy with it as I don't think it should sound like an R8 or RS6 but everyone's different
__________________
2008 (facelift) S8 with B&O, ACC, glass sunroof, reversing camera, front and rear heated seats, ceramic brakes, homelink, electric side and rear blinds, ski load through, heated fan washer jets, remote boot closing, de-flapped manifold, fridge, umbrella holder
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 26th May 2023, 10:42 AM
Toblahoe Toblahoe is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2023
Posts: 18
Default

I have just had the two rear mufflers deleted (left resonators in). It sounds absolutely amazing but to be honest I feel like it's ruining the "Prestige" vibe of the car. I am thinking of just replacing my muffler delete with a valved system so i can have the best of both worlds.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 26th May 2023, 05:25 PM
RICKY D's Avatar
RICKY D RICKY D is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Croydon/South London
Posts: 737
Default

If I ever buy a D3 S8, this is the system I would get.

It is approx £10k though

https://youtu.be/CZqAckA0wMg
__________________
2002 S8 Irish Green Pearl. Cat N write off (saved by the D2 Doctor)

2002 S8 Dolphin Grey

Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:50 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.