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By putting a decat pipe on a 145ts 2.0l,will this make any difference on performance,also by doing this will this make the engine adjust the timing.had a bad experiance on a honda by doing it,the engine started to make a metalic noise
 

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The exhaust as a hole is pretty bad. And then what is going to happen when you are pulled over by VOSA on a spot check. A proper Sportscat will do near enough the same.

I would only go for a hole system.
 

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Yes it'll make a difference on performance it has been said up to approx 5-10 bhp, lots of the 155ers have done it with success, as pointed out VOSA won't approve and you'll need to replace for the MOT, an alternative is to get an old cat and knock the stuffing out ;) Looks the same but would fail emmisions so could pass a visual test ;)

But the engine should run fine :)
 

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By putting a decat pipe on a 145ts 2.0l,will this make any difference on performance,also by doing this will this make the engine adjust the timing.had a bad experiance on a honda by doing it,the engine started to make a metalic noise
I had one on my 145 QV. Yes, it certainly makes a difference in performance, you may gain 5bhp (you cant feel it) but the main thing you will notice is a massive drop in torque, id estimate a drop of anything up to 20 ft lb.

oh, and it sounds like a bag of $hit escort too...


100% not worth doing mod.:wow:
 

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Go for a 200cpsi metal cat instead. Will get pretty much the same HP and still be legal. ;)
 

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Thanks to all of you,as i have just rebuilt the engine i will leave it until i get a full system and a chip.if any one knows of these parts for sale let me know.
cheers again
 
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