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welcome ! qp is a great choice imo. ben was formerly the chief mechanic of hong seh so he knows his stuff. he also has the sd2 n3 testers needed for masers. hes very familiar with qp and can do all your usual mods n upgrades. i think he's also formula dynamics recommended spore installation guy.

i have tubi on my qp . came with the car when i bought it .i think tubis are more bassy and prone to drone at low rpms. larinis i believe are sharper pitch more baritone which i personally prefer. best to check out the numerous youtube clips and decide. for larini call gary of exquisite marques 92358911.he can also handle routine work for masers.

for rims i think its probably most cost effective to look for a preowned set.stock qp sport gt wheels are 20" n i think maybe gt 20" wheels may also fit.ask ben and gary sometimes within their circle of maser customers they might know of an available set.

for insurance try anika brokers who specialise in exotic car insurance. call swan yin 62227881x962, if you like driving your qp the way it should be , think about joining the exoticars club, special benefits for club members for insurance gotten from anika too. pm your details if u wld like to join .
Hi everyone

A quick update following the very helpful comments above:

I had the Larini rear sport mufflers fitted at Exquisite Marques. These are absolutely fantastic and a huge improvement over the standard exhausts. When I went to collect the car, the mechanic started it up whilst I was standing behind it; he then blipped the accelerator a few times. His comment as he got out of the car was "now it sounds like a Maserati, right?". Oh yes!

After a couple of months with these I have now decided to go louder, so have ordered the Larini X pipe. I have also ordered a bunch of other (tidy-up) parts along with a new set of 20" Sport GT rims - all from Exquisite Marques. I am really looking forward to having these fitted, I think the car just does not look right on the standard 18" rims.

All in, I really would recommend the Larini exhaust system. It has a great note and really does justice to the engine without being too loud inside. The only problem with this is that I always drive the car with the windows open as I want to hear more! Hopefully, the X pipe will help address this without going too loud - I'll keep you posted.

Thanks again to Kopiokosong for the orginal post above.
 

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Hi everyone

A quick update following the very helpful comments above:

I had the Larini rear sport mufflers fitted at Exquisite Marques. These are absolutely fantastic and a huge improvement over the standard exhausts. When I went to collect the car, the mechanic started it up whilst I was standing behind it; he then blipped the accelerator a few times. His comment as he got out of the car was "now it sounds like a Maserati, right?". Oh yes!

After a couple of months with these I have now decided to go louder, so have ordered the Larini X pipe. I have also ordered a bunch of other (tidy-up) parts along with a new set of 20" Sport GT rims - all from Exquisite Marques. I am really looking forward to having these fitted, I think the car just does not look right on the standard 18" rims.

All in, I really would recommend the Larini exhaust system. It has a great note and really does justice to the engine without being too loud inside. The only problem with this is that I always drive the car with the windows open as I want to hear more! Hopefully, the X pipe will help address this without going too loud - I'll keep you posted.

Thanks again to Kopiokosong for the orginal post above.
glad to be of help, i agree larini on masers probably sound the best ,unless u r prepared to shell out crazy $ for kreissieg. now can u please add your name to sds ' list and join ecc also- more opportunity to clear carbon build -up in that exhaust wtih a spirited msian run. pm me if youre keen to join
 

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@ Vinkcen2233 : Formula Dynamics - / / / FORMULA DYNAMICS - MASERATI, FERRARI & LAMBORGHINI SPECIALISTS / / /

We do offer OEM and aftermarket shock absorbers, springs, swaybars, etc to fit your car. Just shoot us an email with the detials: [email protected] and we'll get you pricing on the setup you're after!

@ sds:
The Springs are quite different between the GT-S and SportGT models. It's true that fixed perch models are available for both but they are still quite different.

Yes, shifting in manual mode with the center stick and the paddles are the same on the GranTurismo Auto & QP Auto. Essentially, you're just requesting the transmission to make the shift. Add a Drive By Wire Enhancement and you'll be suprised at the difference though!

Ben Low has been providing good service to our customers at BK Garage. Otherwise, we've heard good things about Exquisite Marques as well and I wouldn't be suprised if you can soon install FD products there.
 

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""larini on masers probably sound the best ,unless u r prepared to shell out crazy $ for kreissieg""

are the above LTA legal?

20" rims from exquiste marque cost??
 

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1. sds gt black
2. kopiokosong qp sport black
3. TGY gt black
4. E777R gt cambiocorsa
5. KyleMAD qp sport gts
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where is everybody????
 

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Guys, my GranSport is in Dubai but would love an opportunity to hitch a ride with one of you next time u do a run to Malaysia...I was there last wkend for F1...good times.

This week, on my walk from my apartment building at One North Gateway towards INSEAD's campus I saw a very very sweet Black Granturismo 4.2 (gray 19" factory wheels) and smoked taillights drive by...does this belong to one of you?
 

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Originally Posted by sds

1. sds gt black
2. kopiokosong qp sport black
3. TGY gt black
4. E777R gt cambiocorsa
5. KyleMAD qp sport gts
6. vinkcen2233 QP Silver
7. NTW70 QP dark blue
 

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""larini on masers probably sound the best ,unless u r prepared to shell out crazy $ for kreissieg""

are the above LTA legal?

20" rims from exquiste marque cost??
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The QP 20" Sport GT rims cost S$4,800 plus GST - this is just the rims, not tyres. I never bothered getting a quote from Hong Seh, but guess it would have been double this. Apparently, it is normal for Ferrari/Maserati main dealers to put 100% mark-up on parts. For the tyres, I had Michelin PS2's fitted (these were not cheap...). The workshop recommended these; they also apparently have a higher tread wear index than the P Zeros. Anyway, the car now looks so much better, really was money well spent.

As for the difference in sound now that I have the Larinin X pipe, one word: amazing. I spent a lot of time in tunnels with the windows down the day I picked it up! Just fantastic.

I think I will go for the FD Drive By Wire module as my next purchase.

By the way, can anyone recommend a good detailing centre somewhere central? I'd love to try and do it myself, but it is difficult what with work and two young kids.

Many thanks
 

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The QP 20" Sport GT rims cost S$4,800 plus GST - this is just the rims, not tyres. I never bothered getting a quote from Hong Seh, but guess it would have been double this. Apparently, it is normal for Ferrari/Maserati main dealers to put 100% mark-up on parts. For the tyres, I had Michelin PS2's fitted (these were not cheap...). The workshop recommended these; they also apparently have a higher tread wear index than the P Zeros. Anyway, the car now looks so much better, really was money well spent.

As for the difference in sound now that I have the Larinin X pipe, one word: amazing. I spent a lot of time in tunnels with the windows down the day I picked it up! Just fantastic.

I think I will go for the FD Drive By Wire module as my next purchase.

By the way, can anyone recommend a good detailing centre somewhere central? I'd love to try and do it myself, but it is difficult what with work and two young kids.

Many thanks
there are many reputable detailers out there, some even do house calls.for central location, i would try elite (spc dunearn n sin ming ), autogloss (shyann does house calls) i think theres one more at esplanade carpark and also one at maxwell ,near red dot .

i have the fd dbw, really helps eliminate rabbit hops at 1st gear. smoother n quicker on the uptake,also have the ecw , supposed to make the car overall much more responsive
 

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The QP 20" Sport GT rims cost S$4,800 plus GST - this is just the rims, not tyres. I never bothered getting a quote from Hong Seh, but guess it would have been double this. Apparently, it is normal for Ferrari/Maserati main dealers to put 100% mark-up on parts. For the tyres, I had Michelin PS2's fitted (these were not cheap...). The workshop recommended these; they also apparently have a higher tread wear index than the P Zeros. Anyway, the car now looks so much better, really was money well spent.

As for the difference in sound now that I have the Larinin X pipe, one word: amazing. I spent a lot of time in tunnels with the windows down the day I picked it up! Just fantastic.

I think I will go for the FD Drive By Wire module as my next purchase.

By the way, can anyone recommend a good detailing centre somewhere central? I'd love to try and do it myself, but it is difficult what with work and two young kids.

Many thanks
best tunnel towards singapore shopping center...
 

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Hi everybody, I've been following this forum for awhile. Like kopiokosong I'm from the biturbo era and still am driving the Ghibli II and now a 06 QP sport GT duoselect. Loved every minute of it especially after I put in the Larini valve exhaust. Like some of you I'm thinking of fd dbw. Would appreciate if anyone with a duoselect or cambiocorsa who've installed the dbw care to share their experiences? Thanks!
 

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Can anyone please recommend a private workshop or mechanic to service a maserati cambiacorsa. Have had bad experiences with official dealer and would like to avoid using them going forward.
 

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Can anyone please recommend a private workshop or mechanic to service a maserati cambiacorsa. Have had bad experiences with official dealer and would like to avoid using them going forward.
Try Ben of BK Garage at 04-06 sin Ming auto care 98567782. If you read past threads he comes highly recommended!
 
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