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Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: United Kingdom
Please help me identify exhaust rattle?
It's driving me nuts! I have Alfaholics down pipes, alfaholics sport cat and centre section with box, with an Autodelta (rebranded Ragazzon) rear pipe with no silencer. I get a rattly buzz on idling, seems to go with a few revs so mostly heard when stationary. Sometimes it buzzes, sometimes it's quiet. Seems to come from the footwell area under the car - I would say definitely exhaust related. I've checked all the heatshields but all seem fine. I was convinced it was one of the downpipes so replaced with some stainless ones off ebay but sound remained (I have these still if anyone is interested). So I had the alfaholics ones put back on. My only other thought was that it could be the cat? I'm not sure how these things are put together but I had thought of putting a couple of screws into the body of it to secure the internal gubbins in case something was loose? I spoke to Richard at Alfaholics but he said they'd not heard of any issues. It's not really practical to start removing stuff if I can help it.
Where I live it's really difficult to get the car off the ground which doesn't help. A couple of garages have had a look but no joy....any other thoughts? It detracts from an otherwise perfect car now I have it back from its respray!