Discussion in 'Engine' started by rod smith, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. rod smith

    rod smith New Member

    Jun 3, 2011
    1996 c180 classic
    Hi where is the best place to by an exhaust system for my 180 There seems to be so many price variants Should i use high st fitters or is there something better ????? Thanks
  2. Pontoneer

    Pontoneer MB Club Veteran

    Aug 19, 2002
    '93 190E 2.3LE W201 ; '93 300SL-24 R129
    It all depends what you want :

    Main dealer will sell you an original system , which will fit easily and perfectly , but may be a little more pricey , although may be more competitive than you think ! Always get a price for the genuine system to use as a benchmark .

    Aftermarket specialists like Eurocarparts will sell an aftermarket system such as 'Ernst' which is still of decent quality but perhaps not as good as original - price may be lower - always compare

    High St is Kwik and easy - quality & fit is sometimes poor - again compare prices

    Custom made in stainless steel can be worthwhile if you intend keeping the car , and can be a good selling point if selling privately . Systems vary from one company to the next , as do the products , depending whether you want a loud 'performance' system , or a quiet one faithful to the original design - some companies know little about gas flow and are just cowboys who effectively knacker your car for good .

    Here's the story of the system I had fitted last year

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