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Variable exhaust flap on MKV?

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Quick question, is there a variable exhaust flap on the MKV as there is on the MKIV?

If so, is it the same process to keep it 'open' e.g. disconnnecting the rubber tube or restricting/clamping it with a jubilee clip (or the like)?

Anybody who has done it to their MKV, can you give me some quick pointers of where to start.

TIA

Kevin

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I did the same as in the IV but it didn't look so cool as in the IV. The noise was not much better and they weren't detonations as in the IV, the motor felt equal as original. So, I leave it as it was.

To do it, it's quite difficult because the tube leading to the valve is hidden.

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I did the same as in the IV but it didn't look so cool as in the IV. The noise was not much better and they weren't detonations as in the IV, the motor felt equal as original. So, I leave it as it was.

To do it, it's quite difficult because the tube leading to the valve is hidden.

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Thanks for the reply. I think I have found the pipe so i'm going to give it a go and see what it's like. sekret.gif

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I've done it on mine & it's a Mk V. Looking at the back of your car the pipe is almost at the top of the right hand exhaust, behind the rear valence if i remember. Just pull the pipe off the fitting. I screwed a screw into the pipe to block the flow. The pipe is tough to pull off but it's easy all in all. Makes a much better sound at lower RPM's FIREdevil.gif

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I've done it on mine & it's a Mk V. Looking at the back of your car the pipe is almost at the top of the right hand exhaust, behind the rear valence if i remember. Just pull the pipe off the fitting. I screwed a screw into the pipe to block the flow. The pipe is tough to pull off but it's easy all in all. Makes a much better sound at lower RPM's FIREdevil.gif

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Perfect, just what I was after. I shall take a look tonight.

Cheers beerchug.gif

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I've done it on mine & it's a Mk V. Looking at the back of your car the pipe is almost at the top of the right hand exhaust, behind the rear valence if i remember. Just pull the pipe off the fitting. I screwed a screw into the pipe to block the flow. The pipe is tough to pull off but it's easy all in all. Makes a much better sound at lower RPM's FIREdevil.gif

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Perfect, just what I was after. I shall take a look tonight.

Cheers beerchug.gif

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let me know how you get on....i quite fancy the idea of a burble at lower revs 169144-ok.gif

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I tried to pull the pipe out of mine when I fitted the Milletk, but it was stuck on there fast, and ended up just cable tying the vacuum unit to the exhaus clamp on the body of the vehicle. This also ensures that the engine still thinks that the vacuum unit is still connected and doesn't bring on the management light when it gets funny readings

I would have thought that the vacuum unit needs to be disconnected and the flap, on the exhaust, jammed open or surely this mod will not work, as the flap will be continually closed?!

Good luck

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