All I want is to have that sound. I have been in a few GTA where the engine starts screaming from 5000rpm onwards. They all have an aftermarket set up. Is there anyway I can get that sound by just adding the new top pipe as you mention?I would recommend leaving it completely standard. The factory setup is pretty unrestricted and free flowing. The GTA was only built with one thing in mind and Alfa went all out on that concept.
At worst maybe consider a new top pipe in carbon fibre or something because they look nice and removes the resonator box bit.
It does providing you don't fit the cold air feed (which is the whole point of the CDA), you can hear the CDA with the cold air feed fitted but its much quieter and I prefer it that wayI have looked at the CDA kit in more detail and would just like to know from others that have it fitted if it helps to give off the awesome engine growl from 5k revs upwards. The cars I have sat in all have had K&N setup and the noise is awesome. As the CDA kit seems to be a better quality product I don't mind spending more but want to make sure it still helps to create that awesome engine growl.
Input from others will be greatly appreciated. I need to sort it out asap as I want a unit fitted before my road trip to Wales on 3rd August!
In a word no, the whole idea of a CDA to me is for a cold air to enter the engine, the noise is a by product, why would someone spend £180 on a CDA just to vent it to the engine bay and suck up hot air is beyond me!So in essence your just paying for the actual filter unit!