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Have had these exhausts on previous cars and have loved both the sound and the quality so decided it's the system I want to go for on the Mk5.

However, I can't decide between the straight through or silenced centre. I've watched video after video and keep changing my mind.

I don't want to get the silenced and be left wanting more but on the other hand I don't want the car to sound ridiculously loud all of the time. Can these cars still be kept quiet with a non-res supersprint, and only become loud when you really open the throttle up? Would a resonated supersprint even sound any louder/better than standard? The car is a daily driver.

Any advice from owners is appreciated

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I had a Supersprint on my R32 and had both sections res and non res, started off with the res which is super quite,almost to quite! much more quite than stock! then switched to the non res which was super loud and also quite droney on the motorway trips but awesome on the back roads. And yes I agree the build quality is supurb and much better than the milltek

This was my old R32 with the Supersprint, which is now owned by someone else?
 

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I had a Supersprint on my R32 and had both sections res and non res, started off with the res which is super quite,almost to quite! much more quite than stock! then switched to the non res which was super loud and also quite droney on the motorway trips but awesome on the back roads. And yes I agree the build quality is supurb and much better than the milltek

This was my old R32 with the Supersprint, which is now owned by someone else?
You are the ideal person to reply! Yeah see the fact that you say res is quieter than stock just puts me off massively... just makes me want to stay with stock because stock hardly sounds bad, its a nice sound and why would I pay £xxx for something even quieter?!

Was non res embarrassingly loud or could you keep it quiet if need be? Vids aren't really gunna help me as like I say I've seen loads but don't suppose you have any of yours?

Love how quality the tips look - great colour 32 you had
 

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De-cat is not on the cards, really can't be doing with the hassle at MOT time. The dilemma is between whether to go res or non res and I guess this is difficult for you to say (sound wise) due to having a de-cat and me not planning on having one.

You are the ideal person to reply! Yeah see the fact that you say res is quieter than stock just puts me off massively... just makes me want to stay with stock because stock hardly sounds bad, its a nice sound and why would I pay £xxx for something even quieter?!

Was non res embarrassingly loud or could you keep it quiet if need be? Vids aren't really gunna help me as like I say I've seen loads but don't suppose you have any of yours?

Love how quality the tips look - great colour 32 you had
Sorry I don't have any vids of when it was on the car. My honest opinion is that the R32 stock exhaust with the flapper mod takes some beating. I did love the non res, the sound was quite loud but not in the car,lets say it turned heads when on the move!! but it was a short distance weekend car, and could not live with the drone if I had to use it long distance every day, but all non res systems are the same

The Res supersprint sound was not as raspy as the stock but had really nice sound while your foot was on the gas!! and no hint of any drone at all, plus the 4 inch tips did look good
But like you said they are a shed load of money!

It was a great R32 but I could not get on with the dsg....
 

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The first 5-10 min drive after start up with a non res is pretty darn loud, not going to lie. I don't take it past 2k rpm, and even then it's crazy loud really, especially if having to travel up any steep hills! After a bit of a drive, it can be controlled and it sounds amazing. But it takes some getting used to. I have to admit, I was kind of embarrassed by it at first. But now I wouldn't live with out it...It does make leaving work with out sounding like a hooligan very difficult, which isn't ideal when you're a teacher!
 

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The first 5-10 min drive after start up with a non res is pretty darn loud, not going to lie. I don't take it past 2k rpm, and even then it's crazy loud really, especially if having to travel up any steep hills! After a bit of a drive, it can be controlled and it sounds amazing. But it takes some getting used to. I have to admit, I was kind of embarrassed by it at first. But now I wouldn't live with out it...It does make leaving work with out sounding like a hooligan very difficult, which isn't ideal when you're a teacher!
Any non-res in general or are you referring specifically to the Supersprint?

Yeah that's the thing I work for a company set within quiet grounds and I don't want to be suddenly known by the whole company when arriving and leaving.

Guess I want a mix of both exhausts and just need to decide which to go for
 

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Non res in general mate.
I've got the standard exhaust with the silencers removed, my mates got a miltek non res and it's pretty much the same story..
Again. It's hard to explain. I am 28 (feel like 38), a fairly shy/quiet guy. And sometimes I worry that the car makes people think that I am somebody who I am not..but then I undo the window, listen to that roar, and remember that I don't care because that noise is just insane! Regulary get compliments about the sound by pedestrians and other road users. Even had a guy in a ferrari compliment how good it sounded at a set of traffic lights and many people have stated how It sounds like a super car.
But yeah, i am still sometimes embarrassed by it at times. But would I swap back to standard?... Definitely not!
 
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