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Group Buy - Supersprint Manifold for ts

Right I'm about to buy one of these so I thought I would drum up interest for another group buy.

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Right I'm about to buy one of these so I thought I would drum up interest for another group buy.

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I can't as it won't fit mine
 
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Re: Group Buy - Supersprint Manifold for 147

Will this manifold not fit any Twin Spark cars provided they have three bolt flange on the cat? I'm sure the supersprint one on my 155 is the same part as the 147??
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What sort of price and how soon would you be doing this? I reckon I'll be due suspension work and then I was going to get a supersprint exhaust after I've recovered from that.
 
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Re: Group Buy - Supersprint Manifold for ts

The RRP on one of these manifolds now is £629.04 including VAT.

I can offer a group buy at a discounted price.

1-4 units @ 10% discount (£566.14)
5+ units @ 15% discount (£534.68)

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Re: Group Buy - Supersprint Manifold for ts

as i found out the hard way, there is a difference in the manifolds...

apparently when i asked you could only get the manifold for the 156 with a 3-bolt flange at the end of the downpipe.

the one with the 2-bolt flange has a shorter downpipe and is for the 155 only.

anyone wishes to correct me thats fine, but i was told this by supersprint themselves.
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Re: Group Buy - Supersprint Manifold for ts

Surely though you could just cut the flange off the front of the standard cat and get another one welded on to fit?
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Yes you can modify them this way. But doing so would invalidate the 5 year warranty.
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Well, I'm out. Not really cheap enough to justify doing it until the standard one or pre cats need done.
 
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Surely though you could just cut the flange off the front of the standard cat and get another one welded on to fit?
The piece after the flexi is the only difference, this bit is removable anyway. The rest of the manifold is identical.
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Re: Group Buy - Supersprint Manifold for ts

A tad too late for me as I bought mine and fitted it last year

To be perfectly honest the standard manifold is not that bad but, the Superpsrint is an imporvement in flow and every day driveability. It is only just noticable but the car does seem to produce a tad more torque (along side an updated stainless cat back system, from 2 back boxes back to 4 on new setup) and at the top end 80 onwards picks up revs alot quicker even in top gear.

If you have had head porting and gas flowing done then the system is more likely to come into its own. Good quality unit too. Alot of grinding done inside

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For those doing this mod I would seriously reccomend adding a good quality heat wrap (thermotec used) and painting it with high temp heat wrap paint (thermotec used again) especially the downpipe where it goes through the sump tunnel. Water temps are reduced anywhere from 10-20C and oil temps by at least 10C whilst oil pressure is maintained higher for longer

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Re: Group Buy - Supersprint Manifold for ts

I have been looking at this and looks expensive.

Motorsportworld have the 156 2.0 TS part for £466.76 inc vat or is this a different part?

regards all, have a great Easter
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I have been looking at this and looks expensive.

Motorsportworld have the 156 2.0 TS part for £466.76 inc vat or is this a different part?

regards all, have a great Easter
that's before the price increase.
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that's before the price increase.
if its advertised, you can have it for that price....
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if its advertised, you can have it for that price....
Not online you can't.
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I want a V6 one.........
 
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Not online you can't.
when did the price change occur?

distance selling regulations suggest that it would be wiser in the eyes of the seller to accept an order at an incorrect price, that to risk complaint, investigation, and possibly prosecution.

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Well despite all the chat, the key issue must be are they able or prepared to supply several items at this price or a lower bulk discount one. I guess we will never know unless someone asks them.
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We are working with SuperspringUK for pricing etc...

Have a look on their site or drop a message to Steve "username" SupersprintUK
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The price increase was official from the beginning of this month.

From January until April Supersprint did not have a UK importer so the retailers were buying directly from the factory in Italy. Parts were purchased using Supersprint's € RRP price and then you'd have to take into account the weak £ against the Euro. Now there is a UK importer and they have increased the prices to protect any margin still possible.

I knew the price changes first becuase I was speaking closely with Supersprint. I changed my prices on time. Many other retailers have still not changed the prices. They will get a shock when they receive an order and realise they have made a loss.
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Yes you can modify them this way. But doing so would invalidate the 5 year warranty.
I didn't mean modifying the manifold, I meant modifying the rest of the exhaust system to fit the manifold. Wouldn't be massively difficult to do.

Personally speaking, if I knew the exhaust place that was modifying the SuperSprint were reputable and were doing a good job, I wouldn't have any worries about invalidating the warranty. Not much can go wrong with a stainless steel exhaust over time, unless it wasn't manufactured properly, and SuperSprint are known for their quality..
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as i found out the hard way, there is a difference in the manifolds...

apparently when i asked you could only get the manifold for the 156 with a 3-bolt flange at the end of the downpipe.

the one with the 2-bolt flange has a shorter downpipe and is for the 155 only.

anyone wishes to correct me thats fine, but i was told this by supersprint themselves.
the 155 was fitted with both the 2 bolt and 3 bolt flanges

and a 155 supersprint mani is 389 +VAT iirc
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My normal selling price for this manifold is now £534.68

If I get 5 or more orders then I am sure I can sneak the price below £500
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