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This vehicle started its journey in New York – took a sea crossing to Southampton where we picked it up and delivered to its new owner. If you need vehicles transporting please give us a call.
Dual purpose interchangeable 3 inch stainless steel sports cat and de cat exhaust system fitted to road / track Lotus Elise.
When Nick Rendle from Helston approached Powells Garage he had a double challenge for them. Following an engine conversion his Lotus Elise required an easily interchangeable 3 inch exhaust system so he could use one system on the road and the other when racing the Lotus on the track.
The team at Powells rose to the challenge and fitted a 3 inch system with a sports cat and a de cat enabling Mr Rendle to easily switch systems depending on where he was driving.
Powells tyre and exhaust expert Paul Richards commented:
“The Lotus was a great car to work on even though the minimal access we had to the exhaust system challenged our dexterity and workshop agility! We are delighted that Mr Rendle elected to work with us and by choosing the stainless steel system he has a system that will last for the lifetime of the vehicle, is greener than a normal exhaust, is more fuel efficient, and with it’s brilliant shine and polished finish will look fantastic both on the road and the track”.
Paul went on to say ”Both Mr Rendle and ourselves are delighted with the outcome and we look forward to working with other customers who have similar unique exhaust system needs”
Vehicle owners, including those with mobile homes, are increasingly recognising the benefits of having a custom fitted stainless steel exhaust.
A stainless steel exhaust will last for the lifetime of the vehicle, which as cars and motorhomes keep going for longer saves the expense of needing to replace the exhaust system every few years. It is also therefore a great selling point when the vehicle is sold.
Stainless steel exhausts also have significant green credentials as they will get rid of the vehicle’s exhaust gas more efficiently which means the engine has to work less hard thus reducing the amount of fuel used. Stainless exhausts look great as they have a brilliant shine and a polished finish which is easily maintained.
No wonder vehicle owners travel far and wide to come to Powells to have a custom made stainless steel exhaust made on-site. Indeed a number of customers have booked their stainless exhaust replacement to coincide with their holiday in Cornwall!
We have free courtesy cars and vans available, so customers can leave their vehicle with us and return on completion of the exhaust fabrication.
The stainless steel that is used is of superior quality, It is bent and flared with a special heavy duty machine, that allows the operator to accurately duplicate the shape and perspective of the original exhaust.
Powells Garage carry out custom stainless steel exhaust replacement on all types of vehicles, cars, vans, motorhomes, vintage vehicles, sports vehicles and even motorbikes.
All our exhausts are manufactured to the very highest standard and carry a lifetime guarantee.
For further information about stainless steel, as well as conventional, exhausts systems including those for motorhomes, please call Paul Richards at Powells Garage on 01209 215 755 for a free no obligation estimate.
We are delighted that Pete (Service) and Ian (Sales) have joined the Powells team. With many years of experience between them Pete and Ian are already making a big difference and look forward to helping customers new and old.
With wintry weather forecast to hit Cornwall it is really important that your vehicle tyres are ready to cope with winter driving conditions.
Frosty and wet roads make for a different driving experience and it’s vital at this time of year that your tyres are in good enough shape to cope with those changing conditions.
In this article Paul Richards, the tyre expert at Powells garage in Redruth, brings you three top tips to help ensure you enjoy safe winter motoring.