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KPM Exhaust Adelaide. Anyone got a 3" KPM Exhaust?

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    Looking for an exhaust sound clip/video of a KPM 3" full exhaust system after they split from Exhaust Technology (around 2015).

    Just trying to figure out if the note changed since they outsourced the manufacturing.

    I just want to know/hear exactly what i'm going to get before i drop that amount of money on a non-refundable item.

    Thanks heaps.
     
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    I thought they split earlier than 2015. I have 2 kpm 3" systems.
    Cammed ve ute sounds incredible fitted the exhaust in 2010 wasn't made but exhaust technology. Only issue the X pipe cracked which I heard was common.
    Vf2 SS sedan just OTR etc, again sounds great I bought it 2nd hand when cold have rattle in one muffler for first 30seconds then all good.
     
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    I could only find a bit of info on the split, but someone posted a comment that they split late 2015, but no clue if that's accurate, just all i had to go on.

    There's 2 video's of a KPM exhaust on Youtube:





    Both sound very similar and is exactly the sound i am looking for. But, even though the green SS's video is posted only 2 years ago, he commented that he has had the system on for 3 years already, which as far as i knew more than likely is a product of before the split. So, up until now i was unsure if i purchased a exhaust from KPM in the near future that i would be getting that sound as produced above^ or may be stuck with something different.

    Any chance yours on your VF sounds similar to those 2 and being second hand, was it the overseas manufactured one which is current, or a previous build?

    Thanks for the reply btw, you're helping me out a bunch.
     
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    I know the silver car is Aust system, they had slip over connectors.
    Both of mine have flange connections sound same etc. The VF system has had no repairs on X pipe but looks the same to me.
    Only other complaints I've heard are flutter sound on cammed 2 1/2" systems which they changed the muffler design a few years ago. Go on LS1 forum as search kpm.
     
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    This is the Aussie made slip on Screenshot_20180407-044106.png
    This is mine flange collection bought 2010 Screenshot_20180407-044106.png
     

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    I'm unfortunately a little confused at the moment.

    So, you have flange connections on your VE UTE and VF? Cause from what i can see on KPM's current website, their current system that they sell (which is made overseas) uses flange connections too, as seen here:

    https://www.kpmmotorsport.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Mustang_Exhaust_GT.jpg

    So, technically i should be getting a similar, if not the same, system sound if i purchased one from them now. Even though they are made overseas.
     
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    Yep, think the Adelaide made stopped 2009
     
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    Brilliant. Thanks a bunch for your help mate, really saved me a lot of money.

    One more quick question; Do the police give you any trouble because of the exhaust? Or is it fairly sedate at idle?
     
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    It's nice at idle no police issues my cammed ute was too loud with xforce 3", kpm system nice deep note not overly loud
     
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    Cool, thanks. Sounds like it's exactly what i'm looking for as long as it roars when your foots planted.
     
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    It will roar just let it carbon up a bit gets better after a few weeks.
     
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    Just wondering what car it was for?
    I called KPM about 2 months ago to quote a full exhaust for my clubsport and was told they don't touch anything older than VE anymore.
     

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