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For those who are interested I've now had the Remus axle back system fitted. Straight forward fit: stock off, Remus on in under an hour. Exhaust fitters said it was nice quality, manufactured well and easy job (couple of clamps). Sounds like it should have from factory imho now. Deeper tone and nice and raspy on shifts/under hard acceleration. Definitely get more feedback now.

Vid link below - mobile phone quality so a little tinnier than in person. Wouldn't usually revs the nuts off it like this either and personally think it sounds better in mid rev range anyway.

Thanks to metalgod for his write ups etc too. Helped me decide.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tc9e8r75dbkmsil/RemusAxleBack.mp4?dl=0

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Ha ha perfect timing buddy! I am upgrading from a Speciale to a Veloce. And I am already thinking that the sound is too tanned for the power of this engine.
Couple of questions if you don’t mind:
Did you change the twin pipes too?
Is this retro fit going to create an issue with emissions and MOT?
How is the sound on cruise at say 70mph?




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For those who are interested I've now had the Remus axle back system fitted. Straight forward fit: stock off, Remus on in under an hour. Exhaust fitters said it was nice quality, manufactured well and easy job (couple of clamps). Sounds like it should have from factory imho now. Deeper tone and nice and raspy on shifts/under hard acceleration. Definitely get more feedback now.

Vid link below - mobile phone quality so a little tinnier than in person. Wouldn't usually revs the nuts off it like this either and personally think it sounds better in mid rev range anyway.

Thanks to metalgod for his write ups etc too. Helped me decide.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tc9e8r75dbkmsil/RemusAxleBack.mp4?dl=0

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Nice! Very interested to hear more of your impressions after you've had it for a while!
 

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Is there any reason why one of us, like me, who has a pauper 2.0 Super with single exhaust could not fit a standard twin pipe system which someone has removed to fit the likes of a Remus system? I know I'd have to get a new rear skirt. If anyone fancies donating or even selling their standard twin pipe system, I might well be interested.
 

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No reason TD, the Veloce one will fit without the need for any adaptation or connectors. Rangeboom did that in the very early days before the Veloce was released.

You can buy the rear twin diffuser from partsworld. They may even have a 10% discount code if you search online.

Be sure to select the petrol version as diesel exit chrome surround is slightly smaller and will look mismatched.
 
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Nice one Matt. You will find the sound will enhance and get a bit deeper once deposition occurs on the baffles after usage over a few hundred miles.

As for the other questions, there is no drone at any cruising speeds. Anything catalytic converter afterwards does NOT affect emissions or MOT testing. This is axle back so even less of an issue.
 

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Ha ha perfect timing buddy! I am upgrading from a Speciale to a Veloce. And I am already thinking that the sound is too tanned for the power of this engine.
Couple of questions if you don’t mind:
Did you change the twin pipes too?
Is this retro fit going to create an issue with emissions and MOT?
How is the sound on cruise at say 70mph?




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Didn't change tail pipes. The carbon ones from Remus are as much again (about £500) which I couldn't justify. Happy with stock tips.

Can't see why there'd be any issues with emissions or MOT at all being only axle back.

Cruising at 70 feels no different to with the stock exhaust. No more drone than before at any speed/RPM. Think if you did the cat back, like metalgod did and commented on (correct me if I'm wrong mg) you'd definitely notice more drone and drama though.


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Yes Matt, I removed the front unresonated pipe as it caused a louder note and slight drone. I just have the back box now.
 
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Transition piece for 2.5" diameter original to 2.75" Remus is supplied with the axle back silencer.

Even if it isn't , any exhaust fitter can quickly swage a coupling in a few mins.
 
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thanks



where did you get your Remus from ?
I got mine from Larkspeed as it's local supplier to me and gave me a slightly better price. Also got a quote from Demon Tweeks (which is where I think MG got his). However, in the end it came direct from Remus Germany anyway.

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Transition piece for 2.5" diameter original to 2.75" Remus is supplied with the axle back silencer.

Even if it isn't , any exhaust fitter can quickly swage a coupling in a few mins.
No fabrication work needed by my fitters, all was supplied by Remus.

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Yes I got it from Demon Tweeks but they were the only supplier back last year and it came direct from Remus who are in Austria ( not Germany).
 
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Yes I got it from Demon Tweeks but they were the only supplier back last year and it came direct from Remus who are in Austria ( not Germany).
Sorry, Austrian. And I did German at school many moons ago so you'd think I'd have noticed on the fitment instructions the difference

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This all looks very promising.

So you buy the box and do you then take it to a local exhaust centre to get it fitted?\\
 

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Yep. Any competent exhaust specialist should be able to. So that excludes Alfa Dealers ha ha!!
 

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This all looks very promising.

So you buy the box and do you then take it to a local exhaust centre to get it fitted?\\
Yeh. You could even fit yourself tbh if you had access to a lift or a pit and were mechanically minded. It's a simple swap - couple of clamps to get to, no chopping or welding. Comes with instructions even. For the sake of an hour's labour though and peace of mind I just paid my local trusted mechanic to do.

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Well you've got me 99.99% convinced now. (the last 0.01% is my bank manager).

Is the Veloce as quiet as the Speciale is? In which case, I am wondering if I should order now and drive my new Veloce straight to my trusted mechanic with the Remus ready to be fitted...

How about that comment about the sound getting deeper (richer!) with miles? Do you notice that?

Also, any residue left behind when starting the car? The rear of my car is very near my (pale green) garage door when I am parked...

I'd love to hear one but only ever saw two Veloce in the flesh, so to speak. So the chances of seeing one with a Remus exhaust before I get my own (in Jan) are rather slim... Although, when Alfa tells you that you'll get your car "some time" in Jan and that they have no ETA as of Today, I am starting to worry...

Can't wait though!
 
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