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      10-05-2012, 06:09 PM   #1
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Question Akrapovic Or Eisenmann?

Hi all! I just ordered my 2013 E92 ///M3 thru Military Sales since I'm stationed in Germany. I'm currently deployed but will be back by spring time and will be taking delivery short after. my first upgrade is the exhaust and want to have it waiting on me for when I get back, I love the sound from the Akrapovic and Eisenmann! Which one ya recommend? Also would like to get quotes from the sponsors on here!!!! Oh by the way I'm putting the car for demo with the dealer and they are giving me 5% off the total price of the car for 3 months or 3,000 miles. Thanks
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Are you with ///M Flight? If not and are interested, PM me and I can get you contact info....quite a few perks come with being a member in Germany such as discounts on Eisenmann exhausts!
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I personally would put Akrapovic as the favorite exhaust. Its quality and sound is just unmatched.
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Hi all! I just ordered my 2013 E92 ///M3 thru Military Sales since I'm stationed in Germany. I'm currently deployed but will be back by spring time and will be taking delivery short after. my first upgrade is the exhaust and want to have it waiting on me for when I get back, I love the sound from the Akrapovic and Eisenmann! Which one ya recommend? Also would like to get quotes from the sponsors on here!!!! Oh by the way I'm putting the car for demo with the dealer and they are giving me 5% off the total price of the car for 3 months or 3,000 miles. Thanks
Congrats, say hi to Margit for me when you take delivery :P The Eisenmann will be louder than the Akrapovic. If you want sound, then the Performance exhaust is another alternative. The Akra is great for it's light weight and no drone. Can't go wrong with either one, they all sound good with this motor.
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Depends on what you're after. I went with the Akra because I like the sound and have no tolerance for drone. The Eisenmann comes in a tame street version or a really loud race version. I know a guy with the race version and I can hear him a mile away. I've also seen some problems with the finish flaking off of the Eisenmann's - not sure if that has been addressed or not. This is not much of a concern with the natural ti finish of the Akra.

Another thing to consider is resale value. I don't think you'll have any trouble selling an Akra if you ever decide to cross that road.
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Are you with ///M Flight? If not and are interested, PM me and I can get you contact info....quite a few perks come with being a member in Germany such as discounts on Eisenmann exhausts!
Yes I am got with Hans! I get all the updates and got the list from Eisenmann.
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I personally would put Akrapovic as the favorite exhaust. Its quality and sound is just unmatched.
I've heard the Akrapovic in person and love the sound just haven't have the chance to hear the Eisenmann thou.
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Congrats, say hi to Margit for me when you take delivery :P The Eisenmann will be louder than the Akrapovic. If you want sound, then the Performance exhaust is another alternative. The Akra is great for it's light weight and no drone. Can't go wrong with either one, they all sound good with this motor.
I didn't ordered with Bavarian! I went with Leo from Pentagon!!!
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Depends on what you're after. I went with the Akra because I like the sound and have no tolerance for drone. The Eisenmann comes in a tame street version or a really loud race version. I know a guy with the race version and I can hear him a mile away. I've also seen some problems with the finish flaking off of the Eisenmann's - not sure if that has been addressed or not. This is not much of a concern with the natural ti finish of the Akra.

Another thing to consider is resale value. I don't think you'll have any trouble selling an Akra if you ever decide to cross that road.
Thanks this is why I'm leaning more toward Akrapovic! I hate droning and the meaty sound of Akra is amazing.
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I didn't ordered with Bavarian! I went with Leo from Pentagon!!!
Oh, congrats either way. Pentagon is kinda out of the way isn't it? You are in Illesheim right? 3-159th?
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I have eisenmann race made a custom X pipe keeping my primary cats on teh front. Love the sound. It definitely is loud. Quality of both is great. Are you getting the full EVO? Or the section 3 if it going for a full exhaust Akra might be the way to go. Eisenmann only has the section 3.

Good luck buddy!
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Oh, congrats either way. Pentagon is kinda out of the way isn't it? You are in Illesheim right? 3-159th?
Yeah is in Ramstein, but all I hear is good things from them so had to go with them plus they sponsor M Flight which I'm a member, I'm in Illesheim but I'm in 2-159th
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I have eisenmann race made a custom X pipe keeping my primary cats on teh front. Love the sound. It definitely is loud. Quality of both is great. Are you getting the full EVO? Or the section 3 if it going for a full exhaust Akra might be the way to go. Eisenmann only has the section 3.

Good luck buddy!
I would like the complete system but will go with the slip on if I decide to get the Akra
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I honestly don't know why people are so in love with the rear section of the akra exhaust. it looks good, but you can hardly even hear the exhaust. it's way too quiet. I wouldn't wanna drop $3000+ on an exhaust that I can barely hear..but whatever I guess its just not my cup of tea.

If you want a quiet exhaust, get the akra, if not, get the eisenmann...now the full akra is a different story..
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Yeah is in Ramstein, but all I hear is good things from them so had to go with them plus they sponsor M Flight which I'm a member, I'm in Illesheim but I'm in 2-159th
Oh, didn't know you guys were still down there. Good luck with everything, tell some of the old guys CPT Wong send his regards. I was with 2-159th from 05-09.
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I've heard the Akrapovic in person and love the sound just haven't have the chance to hear the Eisenmann thou.
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Personally, I'd go Eisenmann.....as mentioned above Akrapovic looks great, but the sound is weak.
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Eisenmann sport here and loving every moment of it !
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Personally, I'd go Eisenmann.....as mentioned above Akrapovic looks great, but the sound is weak.
Ditto. I picked Eisenmann race because of the sound quality. People turn their head expecting to see a big block muscle car, but when they see that a modern BMW can sound like that, they grin from ear to ear.

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Personally, I'd go Eisenmann.....as mentioned above Akrapovic looks great, but the sound is weak.
Ditto. I picked Eisenmann race because of the sound quality. People turn their head expecting to see a big block muscle car, but when they see that a modern BMW can sound like that, they grin from ear to ear.

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