BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Engine, Transmission, Exhaust, Drivetrain, ECU Software Modifications
 
Strasse Wheels
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      10-30-2011, 08:28 PM   #1
SPQR M3
First Lieutenant
SPQR M3's Avatar
Australia
11
Rep
329
Posts

Drives: 2009 E92 325i
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Australia

iTrader: (0)

New appreciation of my Akra exhaust

I had never heard my exhaust from outside the car until last week when a tech drove past me in it on the way to the garage. Sure, I'd heard the exhaust from inside the car many times with the windows open, but after hearing it from a bystander's viewpoint, I now have a whole new level of appreciation.
Appreciate 0
      10-30-2011, 09:16 PM   #2
h4nh
Captain
h4nh's Avatar
United_States
31
Rep
945
Posts

Drives: 09 SC E90 M3 / 13 F10 M5
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Dallas, TX

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 E90 M3 (superc ...  [5.00]
2013 M5  [0.00]
nice. I need to hear mine too lol so far I've been in the same spot listening it from the inside. Sounds good though with no drone. I guess the extra money is well worth it!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      10-31-2011, 12:13 PM   #3
Rshane
M-Flight Member
Rshane's Avatar
United_States
15
Rep
1,090
Posts

Drives: 2011 E92 M3
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: San Antonio, Texas

iTrader: (0)

Ha ha, I know what you mean. When I had my last service done I sat outside and waited for the tech to start it up so I could hear it. I was really suprised at how good it sounded from the outside. He drove it into the service center and gave it a few revs...all the techs came over and started checking it out. I was even more happy because the place that services my M3 is Kohl BMW in Aachen, Germany, and AC Schnitzer has their HQ there, and to have them get excited over the Akra when they have all the AC cars there seemed pretty cool.
__________________
2011 Le Mans Blue M3// Black extended Novillo w/ Blue Grey Aluminum trim/DCT/ZTP/ZCW/ZPP/ZCP Premium Sound ///Akrapovic Evolution Exhaust

2015 Audi S4 Prestige, Brilliant Black S-tronic
2012 Le Mans Blue 135i M Pkg DCT
Appreciate 0
      10-31-2011, 03:09 PM   #4
THE TECH
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
THE TECH's Avatar
United_States
172
Rep
13,119
Posts


Drives: BPMsport 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas

iTrader: (45)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to THE TECH Send a message via Skype™ to THE TECH
You let someone else drive your car?? HAHA!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      10-31-2011, 03:30 PM   #5
John Tanglewood
Porn Star
John Tanglewood's Avatar
87
Rep
2,210
Posts

Drives: 09' R8 -- 11' M3 (sold)
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Stamford, CT

iTrader: (9)

I felt the same way the first time I heard someone driving my car with the Eisenmann Race.

Not only was it MUCH louder than I thought it was, it was absolutely intoxicating. WHOLE NEW appreciation.
__________________

My M3 is for sale here
Appreciate 0
      10-31-2011, 04:57 PM   #6
Sean05
Putcha ang ganda...
Sean05's Avatar
Philippines
98
Rep
5,370
Posts

Drives: 08 MR E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Los Angeles, Brea CA.

iTrader: (9)

Send a message via Yahoo to Sean05
havent heard mine from outside... LOL
__________________
Appreciate 0
      10-31-2011, 08:57 PM   #7
Hoyt
Automotive Guru
Hoyt's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
71
Posts

Drives: 2010 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: SE Michigan

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2010 BMW M3  [0.00]
I just went through the same thing. Now I know why people are always complementing the exhaust now.
__________________

Daily: 2010 E92 M3 | 6MT | LeMans Blue on Fox Red | 19" BBS FI with Custom IND Paint Job | Various IND Goodies | Various Performance Goodies
For Fun: 1988 E30 M3 | Zinnoberrot Red on Tan | Various Goodies
Appreciate 0
      10-31-2011, 09:04 PM   #8
El_Duderino
Private First Class
2
Rep
141
Posts

Drives: 2009 E92 M3
Join Date: May 2010
Location: New York

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jank View Post
I just went through the same thing. Now I know why people are always complementing the exhaust now.
Hey, Jank. Where are you in SE Michigan? I'm in Ann Arbor.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:05 AM.




m3post
m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST