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      11-22-2012, 03:53 PM   #23
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Supercharge it, that wont void the warranty if its a Ess kit ðŸ˜
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Thanks for the suggestion. Does that void the warranty if it causes any problems? Also, how much louder does it make it on the outside? For example, I drove in a car that has the OEM Exhaust Mod (ACM/Bypass) and that was definitely too loud on the outside for me. What's the volume level when you remove the secondary cats?

The rasp is absolutely no problem for me. I actually didn't mind the rasp on the E46...

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My friend Jerome (before he sold his M3) had an 08 E92 with the secondary cats pulled out, and I was not a fan of the sound at all. Much less refined and way too raspy. Make sure you listen to a car with this setup first before you do it to yours. Maybe in conjunction with a rear section mod it would sounds better.
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      11-24-2012, 04:01 PM   #25
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Dinan intake does not void your warranty.
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      11-24-2012, 04:20 PM   #26
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Dinan intake does not void your warranty.
Not true, even Dinan can technically "void" warranty, they are not exempt.

However, most dealers do not care.
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Not true, even Dinan can technically "void" warranty, they are not exempt.

However, most dealers do not care.

Very interesting suggestion. I suppose if I went to a Dinan-certified dealer and got an intake installed then that dealer would probably have to honor the warranty if their work led to a problem. I will definitely research this angle - thanks!
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My friend Jerome (before he sold his M3) had an 08 E92 with the secondary cats pulled out, and I was not a fan of the sound at all. Much less refined and way too raspy. Make sure you listen to a car with this setup first before you do it to yours. Maybe in conjunction with a rear section mod it would sounds better.

Mike,

I hope you're doing well! Thanks very much for the feedback - I appreciate it. I definitely won't do anything to the exhaust without listening to it first. I'm still leaning towards the OEM Exhaust Mod (non-perforated) based on my research. Thanks again.

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