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Noise maker/hot side muffler delete. Quick, easy cheap.

Guys,
Quick and easy way to increase flow in your turbo plumbing!

Noise maker delete...
This is the noise maker.




Buy this from Lowes...



Cut the tube and insert



Hot side muffler delete...
2" OD aluminum pipe



Before and after!





Done! No obstructions in your air flow. About $15...
 
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Old 01-18-2016, 08:18 PM
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Nice job!
 
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Genius, I just paid $70 for an aluminum pipe with a sticker. I might just sent it back and go to the hardware store. Thanks for the great and simple idea.
 
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Nicely done. +1 for ingenuity and rollin up the sleeves. However, if the 2" tube doesn't have them already make sure to take the pipe and have a bead rolled on the ends. If the tube is cut straight it will blow off. Just one of those when, not if kinda things.
 
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However, if the 2" tube doesn't have them already make sure to take the pipe and have a bead rolled on the ends. If the tube is cut straight it will blow off. Just one of those when, not if kinda things.
Here's a cheap way to bead roll your tube. I did mine this way and it's been perfect.
http://www.clubcobra.com/forums/tech...ad-roller.html

I also used one of these to block off the noisemaker hole. Can't remember the exact size I bought, but it was a PITA to put in, but it and the bolt will not fall out. FYI, make sure the bolt comes through from the inside and the nut is on the outside. That way, if the nut comes loose, it doesn't fall inside your engine.
 
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Old 06-18-2016, 07:17 AM
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Here's a cheap way to bead roll your tube. I did mine this way and it's been perfect.
http://www.clubcobra.com/forums/tech...ad-roller.html

I also used one of these to block off the noisemaker hole. Can't remember the exact size I bought, but it was a PITA to put in, but it and the bolt will not fall out. FYI, make sure the bolt comes through from the inside and the nut is on the outside. That way, if the nut comes loose, it doesn't fall inside your engine.
Napa has this part for $3.79. My local store had to order it because it is not a size they carry. The part number is 600-4004 and the name on the box is "Core Hole Plug". The number under the bar code is 19495 57533 7. I installed mine when I was walnut blasting the intake valves and it took a few minutes. I've had it on for a few weeks and have had no issues.
 
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Napa has this part for $3.79. My local store had to order it because it is not a size they carry. The part number is 600-4004 and the name on the box is "Core Hole Plug". The number under the bar code is 19495 57533 7. I installed mine when I was walnut blasting the intake valves and it took a few minutes. I've had it on for a few weeks and have had no issues.
Follow up -
I put in my rebuilt turbo a few days ago and this plug popped out on the highway on my way home tonight. Had to get towed the rest of the way. I'll find another solution....
 
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Follow up -
I put in my rebuilt turbo a few days ago and this plug popped out on the highway on my way home tonight. Had to get towed the rest of the way. I'll find another solution....
Was it just a stock turbo?Curious, how much boost were you hitting?
I ask because I had to use a hydraulic press to get mine in, before I even tightened the nut. I can't imagine this thing popping out. In fact, I've had the charge pipe pop off a couple times until I updated to band-clamps. This thing is still in place.
 
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Was it just a stock turbo?Curious, how much boost were you hitting?
I ask because I had to use a hydraulic press to get mine in, before I even tightened the nut. I can't imagine this thing popping out. In fact, I've had the charge pipe pop off a couple times until I updated to band-clamps. This thing is still in place.
Mine went in easier than that....not sure why the difference. I wasn't watching at the time and wasn't logging. I'm running an AccessPort Stage 1 tune with Alta intercooler....upgraded the turbo to JCW specs when I had it rebuilt.
 
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One could also buy a small pipe to replace the one that routes off to the noise maker as well no?

I definitely like your idea though.

As far as the hot side resonator I ended up replacing the whole tube after having a little pipe that wasn't rolled. So under high boost it would blow off.
 
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Decided to go the easy but expensive route - $81.80

https://www.ecstuning.com/ES2612079/
 
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Decided to go the easy but expensive route - $81.80

https://www.ecstuning.com/ES2612079/
I assume that's the stock on on N18 motors
 
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I assume that's the stock on on N18 motors
Yes, that's correct. Installation was smooth....I'm not sure of the material, but it's not very flexible, but it isn't hard plastic. It came with new hose clamps.
 
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Originally Posted by bugeye1031 View Post
Yes, that's correct. Installation was smooth....I'm not sure of the material, but it's not very flexible, but it isn't hard plastic. It came with new hose clamps.
I used this also to delete my noise maker. Got it from the dealer for about the same price.
 
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Can you comment on what differences you felt \ noticed after this?
Thanks
 
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Can you comment on what differences you felt \ noticed after this?
Thanks
yes I’m interested in the results as well. I’m going to be replacing my turbo as soon as it gets delivered, I have the pre-Intercooler pipe in the way to delete the resonator. I have been looking for a good way to smooth out the air-flow from the other side of the Intercooler to the intake, but have been having trouble finding something that looks effective to me (low cost is a definite bonus)
 
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As for deleting the noise-maker, can a guy just cut a piece of tubing and clamp it in place of the piece that diverts to the noise-maker (like on the other one)? I honestly have no clue if this is possible or not, but seems like it would be a quick and cheap way to go, as opposed to spending $105 which is what that pipe is selling for now. I found another replacement option that costs $230+, and honestly, it looks like a piece of anodized aluminum tubing clamped between two hoses!
 

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Noise delete

Originally Posted by MartinR56 View Post
Guys,
Quick and easy way to increase flow in your turbo plumbing!

Noise maker delete...
This is the noise maker.




Buy this from Lowes...



Cut the tube and insert



Hot side muffler delete...
2" OD aluminum pipe



Before and after!





Done! No obstructions in your air flow. About $15...
+1
Did exactly the same why pay expensive hoses when you can invent the same purpose... Only the looks. Right on!
 
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Originally Posted by MrGrumpy View Post
As for deleting the noise-maker, can a guy just cut a piece of tubing and clamp it in place of the piece that diverts to the noise-maker (like on the other one)? I honestly have no clue if this is possible or not, but seems like it would be a quick and cheap way to go, as opposed to spending $105 which is what that pipe is selling for now. I found another replacement option that costs $230+, and honestly, it looks like a piece of anodized aluminum tubing clamped between two hoses!

Bump, because never answered..... lol


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So I’ll answer myself...lol

2-1/4” pipe. 2-1/8” would be a touch better, but near impossible to find in a short length.




 
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Old 04-08-2019, 04:45 PM
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So I’ll answer myself...lol

2-1/4” pipe. 2-1/8” would be a touch better, but near impossible to find in a short length.




This is exactly what I did a couple days ago. After replacing my starter and walnut blasting the valves I deleted the noise maker with 2 1/4" exhaust pipe. Very tight at the one elbow but hasn't popped off yet under some spirited short blasts.
 
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