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      10-19-2011, 10:27 PM   #1
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Anyone local with the OEM Exhaust mod?

Just curious if anyone local has done the OEM exhaust mod. If so, I'd love to meet up and hear it, I'm thinking of doing it, but not sure if I can live with the increased sound. I'm the type that likes to stay under the radar most of the time, but the OEM mod sounds reasonable for the price.

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      10-19-2011, 10:46 PM   #2
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Kmarei i think!!
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I live in Rockville I have this done. if you want to hear it. I also will be in VA sat Arlington area
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      10-20-2011, 11:22 AM   #4
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I live in Rockville I have this done. if you want to hear it. I also will be in VA sat Arlington area
i won't be here this weekend, but yeah man, I'd love to arrange a day and time to hear it, I don't mind coming up to Rockville either.
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Kmarei i think!!
you are correct
best damn mod i've ever done
well Sean05 did it and i bought it from him
thanks to Persian54 who drove to seans hour picked it up and boxed it and shipped it to me
which is why i'm taking it off my current car to put it on my new car


PM if you want to listen to it anytime
i work in mclean and live in reston, so which ever is easier for you
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you are correct
best damn mod i've ever done
well Sean05 did it and i bought it from him
thanks to Persian54 who drove to seans hour picked it up and boxed it and shipped it to me
which is why i'm taking it off my current car to put it on my new car


PM if you want to listen to it anytime
i work in mclean and live in reston, so which ever is easier for you
Ive heard it in person while on full throttle and it sounds great!!!
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      10-20-2011, 04:04 PM   #7
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you are correct
best damn mod i've ever done
well Sean05 did it and i bought it from him
thanks to Persian54 who drove to seans hour picked it up and boxed it and shipped it to me
which is why i'm taking it off my current car to put it on my new car


PM if you want to listen to it anytime
i work in mclean and live in reston, so which ever is easier for you
awesome, thanks man. Just to confirm Sean05 was the guy who modded it right or is it Perisan54 who modded it? i'm trying to find his pics and thread on his mod and what he did.
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awesome, thanks man. Just to confirm Sean05 was the guy who modded it right or is it Perisan54 who modded it? i'm trying to find his pics and thread on his mod and what he did.
Sean05 did the work
Also painted it flat black and replaced the tips with the black chrome ones
I think they are either the edition or performance
I always get mixed up
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I want to do this but I don't have the tools for it
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Sean05 did the work
Also painted it flat black and replaced the tips with the black chrome ones
I think they are either the edition or performance
I always get mixed up
lol thats the first thing I did.
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Also just to let you know Mine was cut from the top so it cant be seen from underneath the car and I also have all four pipes closed inside some people just do the two large ones though I think mine sound just fine.
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I want to do this but I don't have the tools for it
I'm seriously thinking of doing it but paying a shop to do it. If you want, I think we can both approach the same shop and negoitate a discount, we can tell them it's basically the same job on both exhausts, so their processes can be streamlined. Hopefully we can get this done for like $300 a pop or something, I have to see how much others have paid.

anyways, let me know, I still might chicken out, I have to listen to Kameri's first to decide if I still want to mod it or not.
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Also just to let you know Mine was cut from the top so it cant be seen from underneath the car and I also have all four pipes closed inside some people just do the two large ones though I think mine sound just fine.
got it, the idea is if you close all the pipes, it should be louder than closing 2, i'd like to hear yours too. I talked to Sean05, he said he only did 2 pipes.
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I did this as well. Next I think I'm moving to catless Xpipe with it.
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I'm seriously thinking of doing it but paying a shop to do it. If you want, I think we can both approach the same shop and negoitate a discount, we can tell them it's basically the same job on both exhausts, so their processes can be streamlined. Hopefully we can get this done for like $300 a pop or something, I have to see how much others have paid.

anyways, let me know, I still might chicken out, I have to listen to Kameri's first to decide if I still want to mod it or not.
Yeah sure, I just need to find a used one. I don't want to cut up my original since it's a lease and I need to put everything back to stock when I'm done. I also only want to wrap the larger pipes, I don't want my car to be too loud, just enough to sound good.
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others are paying around $85 an hour for a 3 hour job
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      11-02-2011, 02:47 PM   #17
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I did this mod to my car if you are interested. I am in Charlottesville, VA about 2 hours south of DC and will be around this weekend if you want to come hear it/ go for a ride. I covered only the two pipes with lots of perforations in them. Here is a link to the thread I made when I did the mod. I did it all in my garage and just had a shop weld the muffler back shut again.
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So where can we go to get this mod done? Any recommendation for muffler shops?
I want to cover both pipes but do I replace both pipes with new straight pipes or just cover it up with something else.
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I am interested in this as well. Anybody local recommend any shops that can do this? If so, whats the cost involved and how long does it take? Any issues with drone?
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i have a brand new OEM exhaust for sale
asking $200
in case you want to keep an OEM exhaust for when you sell your car
it's got about 250 miles on it. it's off of my 2012
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=613850

i should have my modified exhaust installed on my 2012 tomorrow if you want to listen to how it sounds before you go ahead with it
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      11-21-2011, 12:29 PM   #21
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I am interested in this as well. Anybody local recommend any shops that can do this? If so, whats the cost involved and how long does it take? Any issues with drone?
shouldn't cost more than $300 for 3 hours, do a search on the forum for vids. If there's at least 3 of us interested, we should see if we can get a shop do a group discount.
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shouldn't cost more than $300 for 3 hours, do a search on the forum for vids. If there's at least 3 of us interested, we should see if we can get a shop do a group discount.
I agree, I'm interested
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