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Sorry to keep asking, but please let us know your thoughts on this exhaust. It seems like people are only getting the 3 pipe center exit version. I wonder if anyone on this forum has or plans to get the quad tip version .

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Sorry to keep asking, but please let us know your thoughts on this exhaust. It seems like people are only getting the 3 pipe center exit version. I wonder if anyone on this forum has or plans to get the quad tip version .

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I’m itching to hear it as well. Good weather last weekend too.:)
 

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I actually have the quad tip Tubi exhaust but we discovered dents and scratches on the exhaust tips upon install, in fact I’m working with Tubi to get the packaging/shipping damage sorted out as we speak. Will update once this has been resolved.

Sorry to keep asking, but please let us know your thoughts on this exhaust. It seems like people are only getting the 3 pipe center exit version. I wonder if anyone on this forum has or plans to get the quad tip version .

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I actually have the quad tip Tubi exhaust but we discovered dents and scratches on the exhaust tips upon install, in fact I’m working with Tubi to get the packaging/shipping damage sorted out as we speak. Will update once this has been resolved.
Shipping damage is never fun. Hopefully you get to enjoy it soon . We'd love to read your thoughts and watch vids of how it sounds in the various settings. I find it interesting that the Tubi people seem to prefer the sound of the quad tip one more. They've told me it sounds more refined, less raw.

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OK....after a few weeks of poor weather, I finally managed to take the car out for a spirited drive last week (and it doesn’t get more spirited than a burst up the Putty Rd).

I must first admit that I was drawn to the notion of replacing my OEM Race Exhaust, based upon a preference for the centre exhaust optics...rather the the standard single outer tips.

Together with my existing dramatic Koshi Carbon Rear Diffuser and ‘488 Style’ Koshi ’ Tail-light surrounds (which in my opinion gives the rear a lot more presence), I was pretty confident the centre exhaust would really complement these after market components and ‘complete’ the rear piece of my 4C puzzle.

Let me start with the with the actual purchase and service experience.

Time from order to delivery at my front door...just under 3 weeks. Considering the current global situation in relation to the many workforce and logistical constraints ....and that this is a low volume and made to order part...this is quite astounding !!

I was provided with Courier updates the moment it was despatched from their factory....nothing like counting down those days.

When the Exhaust arrived and I couldn’t resist the urge to open the consignment...I was very impressed with the well thought-out packaging and level of preservation and care taken by Tubi to protect all the parts in the carton . I can assure you...there is absolutely be no danger of any parts being damaged with the level of care and detail that TUBI went through in this respect.

Opening the box and inspecting the muffler, it was pristine....not a blemish and the chrome absolutely gleaming.

It struck me as a ‘real work of art’ and a credit to the Italian passion & artisanship that no doubt goes into the making of each of the exhausts they produce.

They also have a lovely touch of presenting the Remote/Fob in a branded TUBI ‘gift box’....magnifying the specialness and occasion of receiving the Exhaust.

The one area ‘missing’ of the package was the non-provision of any documentation relating to installation and user guidelines.

Thankfully, the distributor I purchased the unit from (Best Exhaust) were super efficient and requests to supply this and other queries that I had, were invariably responded to within the day (after they engaged directly with Tubi) and it was abundantly clear that TUBI value their reseller relationships and have a strong customer service ethos.

The Installation was performed by my ‘go to’ independent Alfa Specialist (Automoda) in Sydney...without any drama.....and now ready to rumble...


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Upon collection of the car...I was smitten by what I saw.

In my humble opinion, the rear still retains those sexy curves.....but it now presented an even bolder statement than before.

Those 3 tail-pipes are unmissable and your eyes are instantly drawn to them.

There is an innate sense of menace and purpose when those pipes are viewed....so...from an aesthetic enhancement objective...mission accomplished !!

My second admission is that I absolutely love/loved the ‘sniper’ like and rat-a-tat-tat shrill of the OEM Race Exhaust.

The cackles and those sharp, piercing wails upon acceleration...and those cheeky pops and farts always induced a grin...even if you were always ‘guilty as charged’ of disturbing the neighbourhood peace.

So, here’s the low down on the Tubi Central Exhaust.

Now...I don’t wish this to sound like a lament...but rather a very willing acceptance that the exhaust sound and a character of the TUBI is certainly markedly different to the OEM Race pipes.

Essentially, the TUBI Muffler has suppressed that wail and I have not any detected and pops or farts (in both Valve Open & Closed Moses) in the couple of drives that I’ve had.

However...the tone of the Exhaust is certainly deeper, throatier....but not in a raucous or obnoxious way. It just sounds and acts more ‘grown-up’.

There is also ZERO drone whilst cruising
and with the Valve ‘closed’....the volume level is at a very civilised level.

Flick the Remote (or use the App) to change the Valve to OPEN....and the difference in Decibels is immediately apparent. It feels like the noise level is 60-70% higher. With the Targa Top off...the Valve ‘always Open Mode’ is probably one to tolerate in small doses...

....but that’s the beauty of the 4 Tubi-Modes and the ability to align your Exhaust Volume and characteristic based upon YOUR preferences and general vehicle dynamics.

The TUBI exhaust controller has an in-built gyroscope and accelerometer (see pic) which directs rapid acceleration and de-acceleration and opens/closes the exhaust valve based upon some parameters entered into the TUBI App and then propagated by the Controller.

So to de-bunk any myths, the 4C ECU or TCU plays no part in the operations or dynamics of the Exhaust.

Talking of Dynamic, I have not noticed any discernible change in volume or behaviour of the TUBI when driving in Natural vs. Dynamic modes.

So....my next mission is to capture some audio grabs and post these...and hopefully this will provide better context to my written summation and I look forward to sharing this in the weeks ahead.


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Upon collection of the car...I was smitten by what I saw.

In my humble opinion, the rear still retains those sexy curves.....but it now presented an even bolder statement than before.

Those 3 tail-pipes are unmissable and your eyes are instantly drawn to them.

There is an innate sense of menace and purpose when those pipes are viewed....so...from an aesthetic enhancement objective...mission accomplished !!

My second admission is that I absolutely love/loved the ‘sniper’ like and rat-a-tat-tat shrill of the OEM Race Exhaust.

The cackles and those sharp, piercing wails upon acceleration...and those cheeky pops and farts always induced a grin...even if you were always ‘guilty as charged’ of disturbing the neighbourhood peace.

So, here’s the low down on the Tubi Central Exhaust.

Now...I don’t wish this to sound like a lament...but rather a very willing acceptance that the exhaust sound and a character of the TUBI is certainly markedly different to the OEM Race pipes.

Essentially, the TUBI Muffler has suppressed that wail and I have not any detected and pops or farts (in both Valve Open & Closed Moses) in the couple of drives that I’ve had.

However...the tone of the Exhaust is certainly deeper, throatier....but not in a raucous or obnoxious way. It just sounds and acts more ‘grown-up’.

There is also ZERO drone whilst cruising
and with the Valve ‘closed’....the volume level is at a very civilised level.

Flick the Remote (or use the App) to change the Valve to OPEN....and the difference in Decibels is immediately apparent. It feels like the noise level is 60-70% higher. With the Targa Top off...the Valve ‘always Open Mode’ is probably one to tolerate in small doses...

....but that’s the beauty of the 4 Tubi-Modes and the ability to align your Exhaust Volume and characteristic based upon YOUR preferences and general vehicle dynamics.

The TUBI exhaust controller has an in-built gyroscope and accelerometer (see pic) which directs rapid acceleration and de-acceleration and opens/closes the exhaust valve based upon some parameters entered into the TUBI App and then propagated by the Controller.

So to de-bunk any myths, the 4C ECU or TCU plays no part in the operations or dynamics of the Exhaust.

Talking of Dynamic, I have not noticed any discernible change in volume or behaviour of the TUBI when driving in Natural vs. Dynamic modes.

So....my next mission is to capture some audio grabs and post these...and hopefully this will provide better context to my written summation and I look forward to sharing this in the weeks ahead.


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Looking forward to the video, Ant.
 

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@fas74c Thank you for posting your impressions and experience! After you have more seat time, please comment on the two active modes you can select with the exhaust (e.g. how responsive and modifiable they are, whether they allow you to avoid drone while still being loud on hard acceleration, etc). Thanks again!

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