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Wizard exhausts for Twin Spark & JTS

Just to let you all know, Wizard has developed an all-new exhaust system suitable for Alfas fitted with 4 cylinder petrol engines. We now have 156 1.6/1.8/2.0 Twinspark and 2.0 JTS systems as well as GT 1.8 TS & 2.0 JTS systems ready to go.

147 owners - watch this space

If anyone is interested please let me know. I'll post up some decent pictures soon and no doubt Damien will be along to show off his
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Got any for the V6 GT yet matey?
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Got any for the V6 GT yet matey?
Yeah we've had them a while now, are you still using standard manifolds?
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Yeah we've had them a while now, are you still using standard manifolds?
Yep - the car's in bits with you guys ATM. Cat back would be good, looking & sounding similar to standard ideal
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i am curious about the sound!
what can we expect?
and is there an
o....o
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would be intrested in a 147 system
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I too am interested in the sound. One thing i really hate is here in australia all the chavved up 2.0L lancers, Imprezas, audis, 318's etc. etc. that are just so bloody boomy and irritating.

A few questions from an exhaust newbie is:
- Can the stock tip be kept? I genuinely like it. (i have the shiny larger oval tip)
- Do recommend just a silenced center pipe?

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i am curious about the sound!
what can we expect?
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Hi

At the moment there is no /-o------o-\ system available, it would be quite hard to engineer one and keep optimum performance. All our systems for the 156/147/GT at the moment are /-oo-------\ due to the design of the backbox, it has one input and two exits.

Here is a clip of Damiens 156 TS CF2:

DSCN0056.mp4 video by damof - Photobucket

On the CF3 (most cars built after 2001) they sound a touch quieter as there are more cats.

We will be doing the 147 system as soon as possible, I'll keep you all posted

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I too am interested in the sound. One thing i really hate is here in australia all the chavved up 2.0L lancers, Imprezas, audis, 318's etc. etc. that are just so bloody boomy and irritating.

A few questions from an exhaust newbie is:
- Can the stock tip be kept? I genuinely like it. (i have the shiny larger oval tip)
- Do recommend just a silenced center pipe?

Cheers
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Hey Georgie.

If you want an oval tail pipe I can put one on it, but you won't be able to use yours as it's all welded together.

As for what you get, the system includes a center section and a back box.

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awesome! The tip wont change the sound no? i'd be keen to see what it sounds like on a 2.0 TS. But will definitely be following the progress on this.

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Hey, i'm interested in buying Wizard exhaust, couple of questions...

1. what parts can be supplied
2. any pictures?
3. How much to fit 2001 156 2.0L T.Spark?
4. What material is it manufactured with?

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Hey, i'm interested in buying Wizard exhaust, couple of questions...

1. what parts can be supplied
2. any pictures?
3. How much to fit 2001 156 2.0L T.Spark?
4. What material is it manufactured with?

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Hey chris.

It comes as a center section and back box.
It's made from 304 S/S and if you look at the tread" my wizard exhaust part 2 " there is a few pics on there.
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Hi

At the moment there is no /-o------o-\ system available, it would be quite hard to engineer one and keep optimum performance. All our systems for the 156/147/GT at the moment are /-oo-------\ due to the design of the backbox, it has one input and two exits.

Here is a clip of Damiens 156 TS CF2:

DSCN0056.mp4 video by damof - Photobucket

On the CF3 (most cars built after 2001) they sound a touch quieter as there are more cats.

We will be doing the 147 system as soon as possible, I'll keep you all posted

Cheers

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Any chance of getting this onto YouTube so it can be watched on iPhone/iPad?
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Pud I just Pm'd you about this, before I saw this post.. I'm a noob.
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Do you do them for 155 2.0 16v Twin Sparks?
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Hi Geoff. I've done 1 for a v6, so providing that fits the same as a TS, I could make them. I'll check to see if it does. PM me your email and I'll send you a pick of the system.

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16v TS & 12v V6 is different.. Looks like 12v V6 shares the same rear exhaust as the 8v TS though. There's a 16v for breaking at work, could mock up a system on that? I guess it will be at least close to the 12v system, as the space available under the floor is the same on both. Still have that Brera to do as well..
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OK I've just had my wizrd fitted to my 1.8 TS 156. Verdict..... amazing!

Fits perfectly with no hassle (took about 40 mins to get the old one off, very little adjustment needed to get it sitting perfectly in the original apperature). The quality is better than anything I've seen before, its a beautifully made exhaust. Finishes off the back perfectly!

Lovely deep note with a bit of rasp, not over the top while idling or at low revs. Put your foot down and you get a nice growl, rev it to around 5 and you get a higher pitched rasp that they're known for.

I will try and get a video on youtube at some point, couldn't find any wizrd on 1.8 vids on there atm. Don't let this put you off, they sound great on 4pot engines too!
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Very glad you like it, would be great if you could do a video at some point
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Still keep meaning to get a video made, I don't think the mic on my phone will do it justice though. Have you made many more for 4 pots?

2 questions

1. How best do I keep the tailpipes looking good- after a year they could do with a good clean, any particular stainless cleaner you recommend?

2. My 156 has a problem with surging when I go into neutral from driving. I noticed it when the wizrd was fitted as I could hear it, it could have been going on longer but I maybe didn't notice the slight increase in revs. Autolusso b'mouth haven't found the problem, they have checked the idle valve and seems fine. I have had a new stat and sender fitted (when the sender was faulty revs were going crazy). I assume it's not related to the back pressure as its doesn't happen continuously and is sometimes worse. Any ideas?

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Autosol is good for cleaning metal - they are polished stainless steel rather than chrome so not too sensitive and there's nothing to ever flake off, just don't use an abrasive pad like a scourer or anything too heavy. Its better to clean them more regularly and it'll keep them looking good for longer. If they're clean & polished then its much harder for road dirt etc to stick to them.
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Any news on the 147 TS exhaust ? At the moment I have a SS header fitted (good performance upgrade over the stock twin cat one) but still have stock cat and exhaust fitted. What is the bore size of the Wizard TS exhaust ?
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