I agree, kink in the manifold is overkill. Should've just fitted a heatshield.
Not worried about the cats though. Mine's on 43K and there are loads more on far higher than that. Haven't heard any stories of mass cat failures...
Clive Sutton have managed it including all the interior pieces.
I dread to think how much they'd want if you asked them to make one for you...
ETA: £32.5K to £50K :cwl:
Nope. Just a VERY loud whirring kind of sound. Like somebody sat in your car telling you to shush. Like SSSSSSHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. No other kind of mechanical noise i.e. graunching/grinding/knocking/rattling or anything.
Sure I said on this forum or somewhere else that I reckoned it would be at least £70K and it would be too expensive at THAT price. Almost £82K is ridiculous.
The S550 has soaked up the vast majority of buyers for a yank V8, made up of mustang fans and just people that fancied...
I got a pair of Baer discs from the States a couple of years ago: https://www.mustang6g.com/forums/threads/oxford-white-gt.38689/page-25#post-1257971
Some 4.5kgs lighter per disc IIRC. Which is nice.
Cost about a grand shipped from the States but not sure there's any kind of comparable...