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      11-09-2012, 11:34 AM   #1
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Ar Design's Fabrication Thread

We figured we would show you guys some cool fabrication thats going down at the shop to see what we do on a day to day basis. Check it out guys.


E36 GT40 turbo setup we are currently working on.

Of course some N54/N55 goodies!





Porsche exhaust we are building.


Cayenne TT exhaust after it went through some heat cycles.


Some cayenne tt downpipes being made.
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      11-09-2012, 11:44 AM   #2
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Those are some impressive welds
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Those are gorgeous welds, do you sand all the welds too? If you do, do you guys feel like that comprises the weld. I am thinking back to my Klein Mountain Bike, where the discussed aluminum welding and how they did not sand their welds.
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+1 to the guys at AR Design for making quality parts!
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Those are gorgeous welds, do you sand all the welds too? If you do, do you guys feel like that comprises the weld. I am thinking back to my Klein Mountain Bike, where the discussed aluminum welding and how they did not sand their welds.
Never, ever.
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Quality American Welding> Everything else from some place else that does it at 1/4 the cost.
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Never, ever.
GORGEOUS...too bad they are only seen by the customer when they are installed!
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Thanks everyone for the support!
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beautiful quality, ive been following your Cayenne exhaust closely, nice work AR.
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GORGEOUS...too bad they are only seen by the customer when they are installed!
The night before I installed my ar pipes, I had them by my bedside and went to bed looking at them. Lol. True story
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Damn thats some good work.
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Awesome company. Best N54 downpipes
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Quality products! I love my AR downpipes.
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My AR downpipe will arrive next week. Can't wait!!!
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OMG that Porsche exhaust is sex.
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LOL. You need to get out more

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The night before I installed my ar pipes, I had them by my bedside and went to bed looking at them. Lol. True story
Quoted for awesomeness

Thanks everyone. We love it when people take pride in our work!
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The night before I installed my ar pipes, I had them by my bedside and went to bed looking at them. Lol. True story
+1 but I didn't have them sitting by my bed for a year like I did with my meth kit. haha

I went with AR when they first started out and will always go back if I need anything. When something went wrong, even though it wasn't Andrews fault, he was more than reasonable to make it right. Especially being where I am, its easy to get stuck. haha.
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They are very nice downpipes.

Too you can't see them after they are installed...
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Gotta chime in here, when i had my n54 dps installed i had stopped by a shop to ask if they would do it and the guys said they couldn't commit until they saw the pipes because they didn't want to have an unhappy customer as a result of crappy parts leading to leaks or worse and get blamed for a bad install. When i showed up with the AR pipes the guy i originally talked to said they were the nicest pipes he'd ever seen and immediately said install would be no problem. He even called some other guys over to check them out and they all drooled over them. When i picked up the car he said fitment was spot on. I just wish AR made more parts for my car as i'd gladly give them my business!
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Wow, really amazing quality there AR!
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They are very nice downpipes.

Too you can't see them after they are installed...
They take the Steve Jobs approach to products....What you can't see is just as, if not more important to what you can see....
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