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#1 Old 09-03-2011
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Another new owner!

Hi everybody, Just got a 230 instead of my old 944, only done 36k.
Started with the mods, but dont want to go to far as i also have a trike.
First things first, Exhaust, I can have a stainless system made for reasonable money, but would like to know about options for a quad system, (i have seen the German one on ebay) found through this site.
Any info would be gratefully recieved.
Secondly as i dont really fancy throwing a grand at a Kleemann pully,
how does the ASP one compare and does anyone in the uk have one?

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Welcome from New Hampshire, i don't know anybody that has the Kleeman pulley so i can't answer that question.
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Welcome from Finland! Before I decided to buy a 170SLK, I was considering a 944. How do you compare them?
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I would say power wise they are very similar, 200 horses each, I would say the 944 comes of better on handling but am still getting used to an auto box to be honest.
I also thought the slk would be a little easier to get a few more bhp out of.
I managed to get the slk and my trike project for the price of the porker, so i quite happy.
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