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      01-16-2012, 03:22 PM   #23
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You can get a db reading for the iPhone for around a $1 for anyone interested in doing this.
I doubt this is at all accurate, especially at the levels most of our exhausts are.

Actually, if you post a measurement you should post the model/app you use for comparison.
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      01-16-2012, 03:45 PM   #24
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I've got one. I'm in SF.
i would but my car is down in SoCal... it's where most of the show's and events i attend are located so i keep the car there mainly.
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      01-16-2012, 05:59 PM   #25
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When John was at Thunderhill Raceway with the full IPE system, valves open, they black flagged him with a trackside reading of 108db down the front straight.
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When John was at Thunderhill Raceway with the full IPE system, valves open, they black flagged him with a trackside reading of 108db down the front straight.
No way he could run at Laguna Seca then.

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      01-17-2012, 01:28 AM   #27
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That is one of purpose of this thread as the test I listed is the same used at tracks here in Germany. So at a minimum European users will know if they will be able to get on the track or not. I have not looked up sound regulations on tracks in America. I will be throwing my stock back on to go out to the tracks this year. Hockenheim has a max limit of 90 db, at least thats what they say on the website. Might be able to get away with a little more.

BTW, did another tunnel run last night and the meter hit 123.1 db at redline in 4th, total tunnel cheat but hey its fun.
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      01-17-2012, 03:55 AM   #28
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i'd like to get my hands on a decibel meter to test... anyone want to let me borrow one? haha

one of the louder exhaust set-ups i've ever heard out there though:

Mastermind RACE X-Pipe & Arqray Non-JASMA RACE Muffler
I've got one. I'm in SF.
SJ here. Would be interested to try it out.
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O man, if the axle back has 112, I don't to know what my Meisterschaft GT with catless x pipe would read in at. I've had it on for about 2 weeks and it is just stupid loud. Sounds like there is no exhaust at all.
Hope you enjoy it
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I doubt this is at all accurate, especially at the levels most of our exhausts are.

Actually, if you post a measurement you should post the model/app you use for comparison.

I use "SPL Meter" and it's surprisingly accurate, at least compared to my $30 rat shack meter.
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      01-17-2012, 11:34 AM   #31
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GINTANI Hybrid Exhaust with GINTANI Catless X-Pipe

I really would love to test my setup but mine scares little kids and makes old people crap their pants!!!!
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Hope you enjoy it
Hahaha, love it.
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Hahaha, love it.

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DAmn... 112db with just a meisterschaft axle back? That is FREAKing loud. My car with just a RPI catless X pipe hit about 100-103db at redline on the dyno and I felt that was stupid loud!!!
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I don't have a reader, but mine is load as f@ck!

Dinan-X-pipe (middle race exhaust - no cats)

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Eisenmann Race

LMAOOO "loud as f@ck!" good enough for me!
Got any video of that set up?
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Catless AA x pipe and AA exhaust. It's pretty loud but nice, best part is, I could feel the difference right after installing the pipe. On my E46 M3 when I went catless, I didn't feel anything but fumes
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O man, if the axle back has 112, I don't to know what my Meisterschaft GT with catless x pipe would read in at. I've had it on for about 2 weeks and it is just stupid loud. Sounds like there is no exhaust at all.
Any videos of this?
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I'll try to take a little vid with my iPhone. Not how well it will work out. Anyone know of a good decibel reader for the phone or is there no such thing?
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I'll try to take a little vid with my iPhone. Not how well it will work out. Anyone know of a good decibel reader for the phone or is there no such thing?
SPL Meter as mentioned above by kitw ...
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Anybody know how loud a Remus Race is? My neighbors tell me that they can hear me a mile away. I seem to differ.
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Anybody know how loud a Remus Race is? My neighbors tell me that they can hear me a mile away. I seem to differ.
I believe it. I use to have Gintani Sport, not even the race, and my wife could hear me for about 45 secs after I left the house. I got rid of the exhaust because of the drone and the fact that all my non-car-guy friends thought it sounded like a Mustang.
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Just used spl meter on my meisterschaft gt with challenge sport xpipe and it read 105db at 7k rpm.
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Mines not too loud, but I hope it breaks the 85db rating!

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I have meisterschaft gt2 mufflers sound like a maserati
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