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Singer Vogue exhaust.
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Journer



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:49 pm    Post subject: Singer Vogue exhaust. Reply with quote

Does anyone know of a place I can purchase an exhaust for my Singer Vogue without having to remortgage? The prices I am being quoted are a bit crazy. Shocked
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kevin2306



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2013 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

how much you been quoted so far?
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ukdave2002



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2013 10:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Many exhausts for classics will be hand made to order; not mass produced , hence even a simple exhaust for the most modest of vehicle can cost north of 200, a big chunk of which will be labour. The owners club may have commissioned a few to get the price down?

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Journer



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I dont think I will get one for less than 240 and while I understand it may have to be made in some cases, from what I can see, the sellers have them in stock. In any case, I don't think it would be a titanic task to make them if you have the facilities to do so.

I just gets a little annoying that to own a classic you pay over the odds when sourcing parts. Rolling Eyes
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Bitumen Boy



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Has anyone had an exhaust for a modern lately? I haven't, but inflation these last few years on lots of stuff seems to me to have been running way ahead of the official government-fiddled statistics. I just wonder if 240 for an exhaust system really is wildly over the odds, by current standards at least - I know when I wanted a couple of tyres earlier this year I was surprised by how much prices had shot up since the last time.
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PAUL BEAUMONT



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

if you have a good idea what it looks like, a trawl round some of the older motor factors might pay dividends. Some of them have cellars full of unidentified old stock that they are happy to dispose of for a small sum!
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 9:43 am    Post subject: http://www.pdgough.com/editorials.asp?d=5 Reply with quote

Mine has had a stainless from these guys since 1985, so if you have to pay big then get a good one Smile http://www.pdgough.com/editorials.asp?d=5
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Phil - Nottingham



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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Both our P5's have Gough's exhausts on since the late 1990's - they are good - about 250 then incl fitting 25) which I strongly recommend. Will be double in price now suppose

Hand made mild steel exhausts then were about 100 cheaper and lasted 18 months.

Mild steel exhausts for our Series LR's are cheap 60 but they only last 2 winters. A new mild steel exhaust for my wifes 1968 Mini Trav was over 70 4 years ago and 5000 miles and that is on its last legs

240 for a handmade mild steel one is fair but really a waste of money if you want to keep the car.

OE & Pattern Exhausts still turn up at old factors but even then it may be be the whole system

Old car parts made new will be at 2013 prices for the limited runs - but they are still likely to be cheaper than modern car parts
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