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can you get done for having a loud exhaust i have just got a cat back exhaust and it is v loud just wondering if the police will pull you over for it cheers
 

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Well apparently there's no rules stating the maximum spl an exhaust can be on a car. An MOT test station can refuse to give you a certificate if they deep it to be excessively noisey however there's no actual figure, this must purely be subjective.
 

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you can get fined and get taken to court if it is over 9 decebels i think same as noise disturbances in a house, same rule applies as noise pollution laws
 

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Yeah it cant be 9 decibels, thats pretty much silent. The only way i can see how they would do you is to pull you over and do a spot check on the car, and no doubt they will manage to haul you up on something.
 

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i got pulled in 2003 in my swift with a standard exhaust on - i just had a 30 quid over the top tail pipe from halfords and a police car seen it and pulled me and said my exhaust was too lud while i was stood stationary at the traffic lights - he was in shook when i set off and it hardly made a noise cos it was standard with just a tail pipe bolted over it - i should have complained!! but he informed me it was either 90 db or 95 db cant remember which
 

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as has already been said, there is no legal limit IIRC, but they can do you for excessive noise polution if somebody complains that its too loud.
 
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