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Just looking into some track days and wondered if anyone has had a 12C noise tested yet?
E.g. The noise limits at Bedford Autodrome in the UK are 101dB(A) static (measured 0.5m from the exhaust at a 45’ angle at ¾ maximum revs) and 87.5 dB(A) drive-by at 20 metres - the drive by points are usually coming out of hairpins under max revs.
 

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Just looking into some track days and wondered if anyone has had a 12C noise tested yet?
E.g. The noise limits at Bedford Autodrome in the UK are 101dB(A) static (measured 0.5m from the exhaust at a 45’ angle at ¾ maximum revs) and 87.5 dB(A) drive-by at 20 metres - the drive by points are usually coming out of hairpins under max revs.
The standard exhaust is meant to be ok for all tracks,but the sports could be suspect
 

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Just looking into some track days and wondered if anyone has had a 12C noise tested yet?
E.g. The noise limits at Bedford Autodrome in the UK are 101dB(A) static (measured 0.5m from the exhaust at a 45’ angle at ¾ maximum revs) and 87.5 dB(A) drive-by at 20 metres - the drive by points are usually coming out of hairpins under max revs.
I would ask the dealer. They should be able to tell you if there will be an issue.
 

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There is no way Bedford will let you in the gate if you have a sports exhaust they are so hot on it. I think the atandard exhaust was around 96/98 Db and the sport 106Db. Places like Brands and Silverstone seem more relaxed but sound them out before you pay as none give a refund if you fail the noise test
 

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Email is in to Dealer already. Once I have the car, will see about just going to nearest track and getting a test done before shelling out.
 

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Sports exhaust hit 94db from about 30' away at Laguna Seca.
 

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Find a friendlier track or find emptier roads...
 
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