It does seem they have used cheaper plastic for intake/output and the hoses are shorter than when they were labelled XP. The only good thing i have noticed is that the impellar now has 2 rubber gromits on each end of the shaft which holds the impellar in place better.
“We didn’t underestimate them. They were just a lot better than we thought.” -Bobby Robson
“Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans win.” -Gary Linekar
"Some people are on the pitch! They think it's all over! It is now, it's four!" -Kenneth Wolstenholme