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Last year the exhaust on my 2002 Grand Espace III 2.2DCi was found to be rusted through just before the wheel arch, this I had welded for the MOT.
This year the exhaust has gone in two places rendering a new system to be fitted. with the added problem of the existing joint from the Cat to the first silencer was broken.
After trying several main motor factors and exhaust companies none could guarantee that their systems would fit the Grand Espace and that it would be a main dealer part only.
I next looked at various options and came across a company in Walsall "MIJ Performance" who quoted to fit a new system from the Cat to tail in Stainless Steel with a lifetime warranty for about the same money as the Renault dealers. I did get a little extravagant and have a twin system fitted to try and balance the rear end of the car aesthetically.
Hi sparky looking good i must admit iam jealous
since my exhaust went last year i have fitted a stainless steel back box as the middle silencer went shortly after the rear last year so i replaced the middle silencer from the cat to the back box and i then fitted the stainless steel back box to tidy the back up,here is a pic i hope you like,iam a bit confused your local motor factors could not supply you a normal system but then again mines is a 2.0 16v but hay the one you have looks better
well done all the best Donald
Currently in Donald's garage:
2005 Mercedes Benz C200 Classic SE Kompresser & 1998 Fiat Cinquecento Fire Sporting,some may say i could do far better?,i say i could do far worse.