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      01-08-2012, 08:08 AM   #1
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UK Akrapovic slip-on install

I had my Akrapovic slip-on with carbon tips installed by the excellent Autofficina in Chessington, Surrey on Saturday. These guys specialise in Ferrari and Lambo servicing and sales and are approved Akrapovic dealers. I have to say that the whole process from order to install was handled excellently and I would thoroughly recommend them for anyone considering the Akrapovic.
I decided to go for the slip-on only initially and to leave the blanking plate in the muffler bypass route, so quietest option! It still makes a considerable difference and improvement from the standard note. It is a deeper and richer tone and even sounds less 'rough' during that initial start up! Unfortunately I do not have any decent sound recording equipment but will try and find something. In the meantime if any UK owners want to pop around for a listen prior to ordering from Chris and his team please let me know... but be quick as I was so impressed with the Akrapovic quality I have asked Chris to order the remainder of the complete Evolution system and wireless valve kit!!
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      01-08-2012, 11:01 PM   #2
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Nice, can you video it and post it here ?
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      01-09-2012, 06:15 PM   #3
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I had my Akrapovic slip-on with carbon tips installed by the excellent Autofficina in Chessington, Surrey on Saturday. These guys specialise in Ferrari and Lambo servicing and sales and are approved Akrapovic dealers. I have to say that the whole process from order to install was handled excellently and I would thoroughly recommend them for anyone considering the Akrapovic.
I decided to go for the slip-on only initially and to leave the blanking plate in the muffler bypass route, so quietest option! It still makes a considerable difference and improvement from the standard note. It is a deeper and richer tone and even sounds less 'rough' during that initial start up! Unfortunately I do not have any decent sound recording equipment but will try and find something. In the meantime if any UK owners want to pop around for a listen prior to ordering from Chris and his team please let me know... but be quick as I was so impressed with the Akrapovic quality I have asked Chris to order the remainder of the complete Evolution system and wireless valve kit!!
Steve - I'll swap you a listen of your akropovic for a taster of my DMS remap

I'm in Portsmouth so not too far from you. Are you around in the morning at the weekend at all? I could do an early drive if it would suit you.

Cheers

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Glad you had a pleasant experience with your Akrapovic purchase and install. It's the only way it should be done. Premium exhausts retails should treat their customers in a Premium manner!
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      01-12-2012, 07:08 PM   #5
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Steve would love to have a listen, any chance of bringing your car along to the 1M meet at the Ace Cafe on 23/06?

Any change to cost of insurance premium?

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      01-13-2012, 07:48 AM   #6
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Did it cost much to have it installed or was it included in the price (probably a bit hopeful with Akrapovic)?
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      01-15-2012, 06:18 AM   #7
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Jezzer, I doubt i can make it as I'm moving to Norfolk for a year or so from beginning Feb. It is due to have the full Evo and wireless kit in two weeks time. I am going to try and get some sound clips at each stage.

Greygoose, fitting not included but Autofficina are reasonable with their rates.
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