IE MQB VW MK7MK7.5 GTI Golf Audi A3 Performance Cast Downpipe
IE MQB VW MK7MK7.5 GTI Golf Audi A3 Performance Cast Downpipe 2
IE MQB VW MK7MK7.5 GTI Golf Audi A3 Performance Cast Downpipe 3
IE MQB VW MK7MK7.5 GTI Golf Audi A3 Performance Cast Downpipe 4
IE MQB VW MK7MK7.5 GTI Golf Audi A3 Performance Cast Downpipe
IE MQB VW MK7MK7.5 GTI Golf Audi A3 Performance Cast Downpipe 2
IE MQB VW MK7MK7.5 GTI Golf Audi A3 Performance Cast Downpipe 3
IE MQB VW MK7MK7.5 GTI Golf Audi A3 Performance Cast Downpipe 4
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MQB VW MK7/MK7.5 GTI, Golf, & Audi A3 Performance Cast Downpipe (FWD)

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IEEXCI3
*Special order part. This product may be on backorder. You will receive an email shortly after your order is completed with a shipping estimate.

MQB FWD 2.0T DOWNPIPE FEATURES

  • Proven performance gains for Stage 2 power levels
  • 76mm (3 inch) tubing replaces restrictive 60mm factory tubing
  • Bolt on fitment - no hassle or poorly fitting parts when you choose IE
  • Constructed of 304 stainless long-lasting and high-quality material
  • Thick turbo flange - prevents leaks and warping
  • High flow 200 cell catalytic converter - full power with reduced pollution and smell
  • Metal matrix catalytic structure -
  • OEM style flex section - allows for more adjustment and won’t fail
  • All inclusive kit - downpipe, midpipes, all hardware
  • TIG welded construction - equates to long-lasting welds that are less likely to fail

UNLOCK STAGE 2 POWER

When upgrading your VW MK7 or Audi 8V A3 to stage 2 software you will also need to reduce the back pressure caused by the small diameter stock pipe. With the exhaust system flowing better performance gains are achieved, sound is increased, and turbo lag is reduced. IE engineers guarantee a perfect fit by designing all IE downpipes in-house using the latest technology. Digital scanning is using to scan the entire environment which ensures that there is proper clearance and that all mounting points are in the correct location. Manufactured from 304 stainless steel offers a life-long product that brings performance and fun to the table for years to come.

Stage 2 ECU tuning is required, for the most power gains possible we also highly recommend an IE air intake and IE FDS intercooler.


SOUND TUNING

An aggressive and drone-free sound will be emitted from the IE Cast Downpipe giving your car a true motorsport feel. Thick wall tubing and cast sections remove much of “tinny” sound and annoying exhaust drone emitted by cheaper, thin wall, downpipes. With downpipes, you get what you pay for in terms of sounds and overall manufacturing quality.



HIGH-FLOW CATALYTIC CONVERTER (CAT)

IE’s MQB performance downpipe includes a high-flow 200 cell per inch metal matrix catalyst located as close to the turbo as possible. Metal matrix catalysts are higher performance because the matrix web is thinner, allowing higher flow in the same size. Our catalyst is also a very large diameter, allowing a large flow area and maximum power. By being placed close to the turbo, emissions and unwanted unpleasant smells are greatly reduced.








HIGH-FLOW CAST SECTIONS

Typical aftermarket downpipes use bends or cuts to form the shape of the downpipe; this allows the use of larger piping, but sacrifices flow and often times fitment. Using specialized 3D scanners and software, IE engineers can design odd shapes and sizes to maximize flow and conform into tight spaces without any sacrifices. To accomplish these shapes, sections of the dowpipe are cast manufactured from the digital models. The result is an incredibly high-quality performance unit with a perfect fit and beautiful finish.



STOCK STYLE FLEX SECTION

Often times the most common fail point of any aftermarket performance downpipe is the weak flex section designs. Chassis and engine movement coupled with the forces applied from aggressive track and racing environments puts a lot of stress on typical flex section designs that lead to exhaust leaks and eventually -completely failed and separated downpipes.

IE engineers have incorporated much higher-quality reinforced flex section designs used by many stock exhaust units in factory designs. These flex sections are manufactured to last reliably for countless miles of fun.





VEHICLE FITMENT


MAKE MODEL YEAR ENGINE Notes




AUDI






A3 (FWD only)






2014+ 8V






2.0T & 1.8T






May require a 60mm adapter






VW






GTI






2015+ (MK7/MK7.5)






2.0T






No notes






VW






GLI






2019+ (MK7)






2.0T






No notes






VW






Golf






2015+ (MK7/MK7.5)






2.0T & 1.8T






Requires a 60mm adapter



This downpipe system includes a mid pipe that is specially designed to fit Gen 3 1.8T and 2.0T engines in front-wheel drive (FWD) vehicles only. All-wheel drive (AWD) Quattro, or 4 Motion vehicles require a different mid pipe section included in our AWD MQB downpipe kit IE Part Number: IEEXCI1. Please verify if your vehicle is AWD or FWD before ordering.

Audi A3 (FWD ONLY) 8V (2014+) 2.0T & 1.8T - May require a 60mm adapter 

VW Golf GTI Mk7/MK7.5 (2015+) 2.0T

VW GLI MK7 (2019+) 2.0T

VW Golf MK7/MK7.5 (2015+) 2.0T & 1.8T - Requires a 60mm adapter


This downpipe system includes a mid pipe that is specially designed to fit Gen 3 1.8T and 2.0T engines in front-wheel drive (FWD) vehicles only. All-wheel drive (AWD) Quattro, or 4 Motion vehicles require a different mid pipe section included in our AWD MQB downpipe kit IE Part Number: IEEXCI1. Please verify if your vehicle is AWD or FWD before ordering.