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Mine has decide to start blowing at the clamp so needs replacement.
Any decent makes to go for or ones to avoid? TIA
 

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Having just gone through this myself, had mine fitted today, I can unfortunately only recommended one option. New OE aren't available, aftermarket cheap parts are crap, unfortunately one of those is now fitted to my car, so the only option in hindsight is the Alfaholics stainless downpipe. Yes it's expensive, but I believe it would be worth it. I thought I'd done all the research to get a decent aftermarket downpipe from Alfisti.net store, but upon fitting it isn't bent correctly to clear the sump brace, and the pipe size is different so the rear support can't clamp onto it. It's fitted now, and my specialist says most cars have lost the rear clamp long ago anyway, and that later models deleted the sump brace anyhow. Still annoyed though. So based on research and experience, I can only recommend getting the real deal and a properly designed and manufactured pipe. Wish I had now
 

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Having just gone through this myself, had mine fitted today, I can unfortunately only recommended one option. New OE aren't available, aftermarket cheap parts are crap, unfortunately one of those is now fitted to my car, so the only option in hindsight is the Alfaholics stainless downpipe. Yes it's expensive, but I believe it would be worth it. I thought I'd done all the research to get a decent aftermarket downpipe from Alfisti.net store, but upon fitting it isn't bent correctly to clear the sump brace, and the pipe size is different so the rear support can't clamp onto it. It's fitted now, and my specialist says most cars have lost the rear clamp long ago anyway, and that later models deleted the sump brace anyhow. Still annoyed though. So based on research and experience, I can only recommend getting the real deal and a properly designed and manufactured pipe. Wish I had now
Ah sorry to hear that but thanks
 

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Had a similar problem myself recently. MIJ in walsall will make you a bespoke stainless one for a reasonable price. It's not a million from you. Otherwise I can recall using 'powerspeed' in Ashford for a really good mandril bent full system. That was way cheaper than OEm or aftermarket stainless patern equivalents.
 

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Thanks for that, unfortunately I don't speak foreign but I managed to source one on amazon for £135.
Now just got to drill out two broken manifold studs and order a new lambda sensor.
Seems the sensors have a very soft thread compared to the exhaust :grumpy:
 

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Have a look at the Bosch universal lambdas .. they don't have the connecting cable but they are easy to fit as there is no soldering involved .. in fact you screw the lambda if you do.

I fitted one to the 156 and it was still going strong after 6 years. It might even be the LS615 which is fitted to a wide variety of cars .. and cheaper if you buy it from somewhere that doesn't have Alfa or Fiat in the dealership name!!

Avoid the NTK OEM lambda .. wrong ohm rating and constantly threw up EML warning.
 

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I've got one coming tomorrow from the local factors, should be the correct Bosch part. Let's hope :rotate:
 

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Wasn’t expecting this until a week tomorrow but it looks like a good fit

Can also recommend the imasaf downpipe, perfect fit and arrived really quickly


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Wasn’t expecting this until a week tomorrow but it looks like a good fit

Can also recommend the imasaf downpipe, perfect fit and arrived really quickly


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Quick update on this
Perfect fit but unfortunately it is blowing on one of the welds under the sump.
Have e mailed the supplier who has offered me a refund of 12 euros to buy some gun gum to repair it, not great on a new exhaust.
Have since offered me a refund when I declined to patch a new part, but no replacement pipe.
I have suggested that I can possibly get it rewelded and painted for around £35, let's see if they respond ?? :devious:
 

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Now all nicely welded, seems they missed a weld out completely where the 2 down pipes meet.


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