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Get over it people and get back on topic.
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^ exactly. This started as a good discussion and somehow went off the rails. Did a little pruning, back now to the original topic. Thanks all.
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Based on adding the Dinan Elite to my 2018 JCW - 6 speed - Convertible,
would an exhaust upgrade add anything substantial?
Adding an exhaust in conjunction with a tune or "chip" should be a good combo. After all, you turbo will likely be boosting higher pressure and an upgraded exhaust will help with the exhaust flow.

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Not really. Some places tout 9hp. You won't feel that. Only really worth it for the sound.
+9HP is obtainable with a good exhaust; couple that with a tune and the combine gain might be a little more. We have tuned a few F56 1.5T Cooper and we can really hear the restrictiveness of the stock exhaust.

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If still interested in an exhaust AWE Tuning makes absolutely incredible exhaust with many setup options. They also have great customer service.

Remus also has top of the line exhausts, although I am not familiar with their customer setup firsthand I have read great things about them.

If I was in the market for an exhaust it would be one of the above, personally leaning towards AWE.
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