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Hi all new to site..having trouble sourcing a replacement flexi pipe for orlando 1.8 petrol, been quoted almost £600 for this ....im told that this flexi part is the same as vauxhall zafira, anybody know of any truth in this
 

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Hello, I have the same issue, please can you advice how you get your car fix with regards to flexi pipe for orlando 1.8 petrol issue. Thank you for your help

Hi all new to site..having trouble sourcing a replacement flexi pipe for orlando 1.8 petrol, been quoted almost £600 for this ....im told that this flexi part is the same as vauxhall zafira, anybody know of any truth in this
 

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DrMerry, You dont say where you have tried?

I looked online and found this link in less than a minute. Worth checking for compatibility.

UNIVERSAL PERFORMANCE 2.25" EXHAUST FLEXIPIPE CAT REPAIR PIPE FLEXI-XX-CHE 1 | eBay.


We dont know the year of your vehicle because you havent told us. You didnt complete your Sign-Up World location. The Forum system believes UK (?)

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DrMerry, You dont say where you have tried?

I looked online and found this link in less than a minute. Worth checking for compatibility.

UNIVERSAL PERFORMANCE 2.25" EXHAUST FLEXIPIPE CAT REPAIR PIPE FLEXI-XX-CHE 1 | eBay.


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Thank you so much for your response and the link that you sent.

My car is CHEVROLET ORLANDO - 1.8 - Manual - Petrol - Date registered 2011

I have checked and will definitely be going for this.

However, met the exhaust repairer today and he said, the exhaust pipe has rust and that it will be wise to change the whole system - I was gutted. Where can I found the whole exhaust system? Not sure if he's given me the best advice.

Your response and advice will be appreciated.
 

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Full exhaust systems are available on line also.

I cant comment on the advice by your exhaust specialist. The exhaust is likely to be ten years old (if it hasnt been replaced already) and they dont last for ever!
An old blanket on the floor and a torch will enable you to have a look yourself.
The absence of your location information doesnt provide any clues ie North of UK & Scotland has more use of Road Salt due to weather conditions which leads to corrosion.

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You have my sympathy, i had my flexi pipe replaced in 2019 and it cost me £475...ouch...rang round everywhere and as told no after market compatible part existed. Hope you have better luck
 

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PMHO, £475 buys a complete new exhaust system. I think someone saw you coming ! :-(

You "rang round everywhere and as told no after market compatible part existed" ...... and you fell for it !.
What they were really saying was they didnt want the hassle of doing the shopping around (which you could have done and then just paid for labour).
The scope of using the internet should prevent this type of rip off, although I'm coming to the conclusion that too many people simply dont know how to use the 'Search' facilities of the Internet or their computer in general.
I've used ClampCoUK catalogue for years now (Exhaust Flexi Pipe | Exhaust Repair | ClampCo UK) - there are several dozen lengths and diameters on Clamp Co and of course eBay etc.

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I already done an flexi pipe exchange. Used the one for Astra J 1.8. - front exhaust pipe with flexi included BOSAL 800185 (for 50€).
Perfectly match the cat and middle fittings.

The only difference I noticed: Bosal used shorter flexi part and missing heat shield under transaxle joint, at cross point.


Can I leave that part of pipe unshielded, or will it damage the transaxle joint rubber by the time?
That thermal shield on original front pipe is welded together. So I can imagine it can spread heat the same way as pipe alone, if not more...
 

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Hi, This might be a bit of a stupid question but, my exhaust is blowing at the flexi pipe too, I was wondering if I bought the flexi pipe can I just take the old one off (out) and 'fit' the new one in? Or do I have to get the front exhaust with flexi and 'fit' the whole thing? Hope that made sense, it does in my head lol, thanks in advance for any advice Tony.
 

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Tony, The answer is dependant upon what your existing flexi is. If it is a welded or clamp component - I suspect the former. There are various Flexi replacements if you search online. Some are 'clampable fit' after cutting out existing. You could try ClampCo UK Ltd | Home |
 

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Tony, The answer is dependant upon what your existing flexi is. If it is a welded or clamp component - I suspect the former. There are various Flexi replacements if you search online. Some are 'clampable fit' after cutting out existing. You could try ClampCo UK Ltd | Home |
Hi Aussie Ed,

thanks for your reply, I will have another look when it stops peeing down with rain,

Tony.
 

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Hi Aussie Ed,

thanks for your reply, I will have another look when it stops peeing down with rain,

Tony.
Just went out and had another look, it looks like a complete section of the exhaust, what I mean by that is, the pipe is connected at two points from the bottom of the 'cat' (down pipe from manifold), then at the central box, the 'Flex' is toward the front of the car (short pipe from 'cat', flexi (welded), longer pipe to box), hope that makes sense, I'm not exactly a mechanic, but do a bit of the small stuff on my car :)

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Hi, Sorry for the late reply, and thanks for taking the time to answer my questions,

I have got this sorted, took to a local garage that tried to source the exhaust part required, but had no luck, they told of another garage to go to, as they fabricate their own exhausts, they took a look, done the job the next day, took old Flexi off, put new one on, bit of welding and done, £40 for Flexi £90 labour and £32 VAT (20%) £162 Total, I actually thought it was going to be a lot more, so nice quiet car again :)

Thanks for the help,

Tony.
 
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