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Looking to fit a dual exhaust to my 1.4 Giulietta Sportiva

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Hi guys,

First post here, but thought I’d get into it!

I’ve had my Giulietta for a year now and I’ve always considered fitting a dual exhaust, but never known where to start.

I’ve done a bit of research and spoken to some dealers, and the “twin exhaust” sold by alfa is appears to be a dummy and does nothing except looks for the car.

So what I’m looking for is some advice on where I should look to find all the parts I need, any processes it needs to go through and any advice from people who have been through this process before!

I’ve never done any modding on a car so please bare with me as I try to understand it all!

All advice will be appreciated!

Cheers!

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Thanks for your input. However, I have already done so and the only thread that came up is titled “Brera details”. Now doing the same search for “Giulietta dual exhaust” there are two threads, the second one being this one.

Thanks though
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Not sure but is this what you are after?
https://www.alfaaccessories.com/alfa...t-tailpipe-kit
I have a JTDM and by the soot on each pipe they both work!!
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Yes, I found that. However, everything else I found says that it was just a dummy pipe.

Can you confirm that yours is fully connected to the exhaust system and spews out fumes the same as the default left hand one?
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what about this baby?
https://www.alfaaccessories.com/alfa...t-tailpipe-kit
lots of options are available, start looking on the Italian websites
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what about this baby?
https://www.alfaaccessories.com/alfa...t-tailpipe-kit
lots of options are available, start looking on the Italian websites
try again
https://www.gazzellaracing.com/produ...at=3806&page=1
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One thread is
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa...l-pipes-9.html (Twin exhaust tail pipes)

Also, do not buy from Gazzella as they have a bad reputation as reflected by a thread on here a while back.
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Has to be a Wizard Exhaust from Autolusso
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One thread is
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa...l-pipes-9.html (Twin exhaust tail pipes)

Also, do not buy from Gazzella as they have a bad reputation as reflected by a thread on here a while back.
I guess twin/dual seem to be very interchangeable? Is there a general agreement as to what is considered twin and what is dual?

Cheers mate, I've replied to that now, to see what hes got!
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Heres my set up.
The search button is your friend.
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa...st-wanted.html (Twin exhaust wanted)
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Not quite sure of the fitting options, but by chance I saw a Giulietta on a dealers web site with an Ascari system (UK), and then saw another with a Magneti Marelli "Portello" Bombardone SS900 R (European car, exhaust might need importing)...
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I think Ascari is the brand name for things like this from Veloces?

Twin is when they're together and dual is one on each side?
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So after a long delay due to varying circumstances, I've come back to getting an exhaust. Also getting a remap exhaust/air filter install.

Looking at the following Ragazzon from alfisti.net

Ragazzon H2-Line Stainless Steel Rear Pipe

If anyone has any opinions on this, please comment!

Also still can't decide which tailpipes to go for
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Definitely loud, and in most places illegal......
Note that the 1.4MA also has TWO mid mufflers mounted.

I have the H2 with mufflers Alfa Giulietta Ragazzon Edelstahl Sportschalldämpfer - Alfa Romeo Shop - Tuning, Styling, Fanartikel und Modellautos

And this pipe Alfa Giulietta Ragazzon Edelstahl Flexrohr - Alfa Romeo Shop - Tuning, Styling, Fanartikel und Modellautos
in place of the first mid muffler.

Great deep sound just at the legal limit.
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Definitely loud, and in most places illegal......
Note that the 1.4MA also has TWO mid mufflers mounted.

I have the H2 with mufflers Alfa Giulietta Ragazzon Edelstahl Sportschalldämpfer - Alfa Romeo Shop - Tuning, Styling, Fanartikel und Modellautos

And this pipe Alfa Giulietta Ragazzon Edelstahl Flexrohr - Alfa Romeo Shop - Tuning, Styling, Fanartikel und Modellautos
in place of the first mid muffler.

Great deep sound just at the legal limit.
Yeah, I contacted the guys managing the webstore and they claimed you can hear it at over 1 mile away. Seems exaggerated to me, especially when it also says it only makes serious noise when you put the engine under load.

I listened to the exhaust on a video with the same spec G and it didnt seem loud. There are plenty of cars on the road (super cars/subarus/modded cars etc) which are all legal in the UK, which smash past the legal limit. Also asked the owner of the video and he said he never had any issues with it. Plus the description says "The sound intensity of this pipe can be compared to a 147 GTA, 156 GTA or GT V6". My uncle had a 147 for years and never encountered an issue regarding sound.

This has been my main cause for concern, but I've come to the conclusion that it's such a grey area over here for cops that they'll only ticket you if theyve pulled you over for something else. e.g. street racing.

Didn't know there were 2 mufflers though, thanks for that info!
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As well as sheer decibels you need to consider the frequency of the noise. I say this because I had a Lancia Delta HPE and had a custom stainless system made to replace the std mild steel exhaust and the new system had a boom at the cruising speed on an A road and this kind of spoilt the car on my commute. There’s a lot to be said for the mild steel OEM parts.
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As well as sheer decibels you need to consider the frequency of the noise. I say this because I had a Lancia Delta HPE and had a custom stainless system made to replace the std mild steel exhaust and the new system had a boom at the cruising speed on an A road and this kind of spoilt the car on my commute. There’s a lot to be said for the mild steel OEM parts.
Hadn't thought about that. I translated the 3 reviews for the exhaust on the website and the consensus seems to be that it gives it a nice purr without being loud and annoying when you're just cruising or stuck in traffic.

I do like the stock exhaust, but I feel it could still be improved on, in addition to the second tailpipe which will finish off the rear aesthetics nicely.

The guys at alfisi also operate a decent returns period if I do decide I'm not a fan of the noise. Will confirm before purchase, but it gives me a safety net if turns out to be too much.
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Aesthetically I found that the asymmetric front plate position went quite well with the single and less polluting look of the MA.
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Aesthetically I found that the asymmetric front plate position went quite well with the single and less polluting look of the MA.
I like the look of it too, but I just like the look of the dual setup more. For some reason my mind accepts the front not being symmetrical with the plate being off centre, but the back just seems off. Maybe because there is no fancy grill to draw your attention who knows!
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I don't notice the exhaust noise at all when driving, however my webcam picks up a lovely deep noise that makes the car sound mellifluous under acceleration and it's all factory standard!
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I don't notice the exhaust noise at all when driving, however my webcam picks up a lovely deep noise that makes the car sound mellifluous under acceleration and it's all factory standard!
It has got a great rumble when accelerating, but I feel it can be improved upon, and I'm set on having dual pipes to finish off the rear aesthetic without having a dummy pipe.

Open to alternative exhausts though, difficult to know what they're going to sound like until you fit them is the biggest issue!
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Exhaust finally fitted

Thought I'd make an update post now I've bought and had the exhaust fitted. Incredibly happy with it. Gives off a little rumble when pulling off from standstill and a nice deep rumble when you give it the beans, and reach around 2500-3000+ revs! Other than that, it is quiet while cruising and so far has caused no earache!

Exhaust link below, chose the carbon shot tailpipes.

Exhaust
Rear diffusor with dual exhaust ports

Took towing hook cover from original diffuser to save a few squid.


P.S if someone knows how to update thread title, please let me know, I seem to be missing a trick!
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