Exhaust System 2.4 Twin Exhaust on Diesel

Discussion in '8th Generation (2008-2015) [Acura TSX]' started by pindi2000, Sunday 12th Jul, 2015.

  1. pindi2000 Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Does anyone know if the twin exhaust from the 2.4 petrol is compatible with a 2.2 Type-S diesel?
     
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  3. pindi2000 Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Thx for the quick response Leo, appreciate it
     
  4. mr.xkr Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    I swear direct line replacement is not possible because different sizes, but I think you can adapt it with very little modifications.
     
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  5. Snapper69 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    How about on a 2008 2.0i petrol?
     
  6. DeviateDefiant Co-Founder Staff Team

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    Yes that should work, I'm not 100% on whether the CU1 has the hanger holes in place on the nearside but I'd assume so. Then it's just a matter of bolting up and removing the cover on the rear lip for the second exhaust pipe I'd assume.

    @Ichiban?
     
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  7. Snapper69 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Thanks, I was thinking about doing it, but as it now appears I need a new Clutch Cylinder, plus probably 2 new front discs, new rear linings, a service and MOT in the next couple of months, maybe not. Maybe when this one wears out, if it ever does, my series 7 had 128K on the clock and the exhaust was still going strong.
     
  8. DeviateDefiant Co-Founder Staff Team

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    It's not so much mileage that will spell the end of your exhaust, it's the conditions you drive in, road salt, and how often the undercarriage is cleaned.
     
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  9. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    You should not use petrol exhaust on diesel cars. Diesel cars don't require back pressure like petrol cars, I would get a bespoke fabricator to make you a full stainless steel exhaust and he will do the hangers etc for you accordingly.
     
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  10. Snapper69 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Yes, but mine IS a petrol, a 2.0l.
     
  11. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Take a step back ,he thread title suggest differently what are you trying to achieve?
     
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  12. DeviateDefiant Co-Founder Staff Team

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    Yeah @Snapper69 was asking about the 2 litre instead.
     
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  13. Snapper69 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    DeviateDefiant posted a reply to my post as to whether it was possible to fit a 2.4 exhaust onto my 2.0 petrol, you then posted, quoting his reply to me that it was not advisable to fit that onto a diesel. I was merely pointing out that my car IS a 2.0L petrol and therefore, presumably, there was nothing wrong with his reply. Or was there? No offense meant.
     
  14. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    if your car was in the garage and the title more clearer this confusion won't have happened. , As the title suggest you were enquiring about a diesel which is 2.2 and not a 2.0 petrol. You only mention you have a petrol car in post 10?
     
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  15. Snapper69 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    My fault for asking a question on a thread where I wasn't the OP. I didn't realise that putting my car in the garage was compulsory.
     
  16. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    It not compulsory mate it help us to help you and to avoid this sort of confusion. My bad didn't see the OP was different my fault.
     
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  17. Snapper69 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    No harm done, we all make mistakes said the Dalek, climbing off a dustbin. Next time my camera and my car are in the same place at the same time, I will try and take a decent photo and work out how to post it in the garage.
     
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  18. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Add an avatar too the list as you and OP have the same default avatar which is partly the reason I assumed you both where the same.
     
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  19. DeviateDefiant Co-Founder Staff Team

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    I make this mistake a lot too, avatars help identify people without all that reading stuff :Laughing:
     
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  20. Snapper69 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    There we go, Avatar done, he's better looking than me.