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      11-29-2012, 11:23 PM   #45
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I don't have an exhaust on my car but I have heard a few. Seems that all slip-on/rear section exhaust that retain the OEM cats don't really do much to the quality of sound...they are all fairly quiet - a diffence of a couple +/-dBs. So I think any exhaust you choose will be pretty similar just depends on how loud you want it. Also, take into account that even a straight pipe or ACM isnt that loud. In fact the ACM/straight pipe is almost the exact same thing as the BMW performance exhaust, which is a striaght perforated pipe enclosed with now insulation. I really dont think you can lose with a Megan exhaust, expecially for the money.
You've never heard an Eisenmann Race muffler! The increase over OEM muffler alone is significant.
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      11-29-2012, 11:59 PM   #46
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To Amri..

How specialized do you have to be to make a set of muffler cans?

Regarding my issues with quality..read the boards tons of people had issues with these brands..not just me.

I think the OEM mod sounds like ass...especially when you do the test pipes.

I too am glad that you are glad with my purchase...

Regarding the OP...he already owns it...so whats the point?
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      11-30-2012, 12:03 AM   #47
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^^ possibly, but it's best to always start at the rear anyways; upgrade muffler than work your way up . Theres not point in blowing through a straw that still necks down at the end ya know?
There really is no restriction with the OEM muffler..you are lucky to see 2-3rwhp difference..in fact Akrapovic only claims 2-3rwhp for just the rear section, and that can be statistical noise from the dyno.

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There really is no restriction with the OEM muffler..you are lucky to see 2-3rwhp difference..in fact Akrapovic only claims 2-3rwhp for just the rear section, and that can be statistical noise from the dyno.

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Gintani rear section has been proven to make power; I can't find the graph either but so does Super Sprint (agreed it's marginal, but its' def there)
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      11-30-2012, 12:16 AM   #49
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my friend has megan....i give him shit for it everyday. if youre looking for some honda civic ricey exhaust system then go for it man
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my friend has megan....i give him shit for it everyday. if youre looking for some honda civic ricey exhaust system then go for it man
cause your a badass w/ your Innotech


I don't get why people on this forum are soo stuck up and snub there nose at anyone who doesn't follow the crowd and buy BBS LMs and an Akra Evo
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my friend has megan....i give him shit for it everyday. if youre looking for some honda civic ricey exhaust system then go for it man
When somebody drive a Ferrari and look at ur car, he would be like: what a stupid bimmer tried to be exotic. So just respect to all ppl, all cars, and all products. There is nothing wrong with a civic. There are always ppl above you.
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Worst part is alot of the loud ferrari's and lambo's on the road have straight pipes. If anyone were to cut off their mufflers on their m3 people on this forum would call them cheap and ricer.
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Worst part is alot of the loud ferrari's and lambo's on the road have straight pipes. If anyone were to cut off their mufflers on their m3 people on this forum would call them cheap and ricer.
man where has reading compreshension gone?? Read above, I have done it, and there's a vid of straight pipes; also a lot of the e39 m5 guys and e60 m5 guys do it. People on m3post seem to be pretty stuck up though
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      11-30-2012, 06:16 AM   #54
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my friend has megan....i give him shit for it everyday. if youre looking for some honda civic ricey exhaust system then go for it man
And you still call him your friend? Fuck that guy and his civic m3. All he ever does is bring you down.
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And you still call him your friend? Fuck that guy and his civic m3. All he ever does is bring you down.
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cause your a badass w/ your Innotech


I don't get why people on this forum are soo stuck up and snub there nose at anyone who doesn't follow the crowd and buy BBS LMs and an Akra Evo
nooo hahaha because he tells me my innotech is too asian so i tell him his megan is like a civic. its all in good fun

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When somebody drive a Ferrari and look at ur car, he would be like: what a stupid bimmer tried to be exotic. So just respect to all ppl, all cars, and all products. There is nothing wrong with a civic. There are always ppl above you.
not trying to be exotic. i dont even have innotech anymore i sold it a few months ago to a good guy and now im just waiting on my 2013 e92 to make its way off the boat. currently carless, not trying to be exotic at all.

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And you still call him your friend? Fuck that guy and his civic m3. All he ever does is bring you down.
HAHAH nah hes the homie
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      12-01-2012, 11:29 PM   #57
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u will eventually, when compared to the better more expensive exhaust there is a different in sound but this will only happen when you hear on of the better systems on another m3 flying passed
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      12-01-2012, 11:42 PM   #58
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I bought my car with the Megan exhaust n I honestly love the sound, as does every person that hears it. Sometimes I think it's too quiet for me, but paying $3k-7k for an exhaust is a lil crazy too, at least to me. My top three exhaust choices are innotech evo f1, gintani race, or Meisterschaft gt2, but since my car came with an exhaust, looks n sounds good, no need to spend money to replace right now, maybe a primary cat delete or challenge sport xpipe

U won't regret it, I promise u this, u can't buy shit for this price n have it sound this good, sorry not even acm mod
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I just installed Megan w test pipes - sounds awesome. Love the setup
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I like mine as well. I have the Megan with Turner test pipes and I'm very happy with the sound quality and fitment. I don't foresee me changing set up any time soon.
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I like mine as well. I have the Megan with Turner test pipes and I'm very happy with the sound quality and fitment. I don't foresee me changing set up any time soon.
Yea I was really impressed w the quality of it. I know others mentioned this but the welds were indeed very good and it bolted right up no problems and I had zero experience installing an exhaust before. Just followed a DIY on this site.
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I wish akra tips were a little cheaper and weld akra tips on the Megan exhaust so you can please the elite people of this forum
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LOL - only the tips will be twice the price of the exhaust.
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I have yet to hear anything I would replace mine with, I am on my second set as the first one I sold with the 2011 M3. Got another Megan for my 2013...although I got my eyes on a Borla ATAK with my test pipes, I am a little to worried this can be a tad to aggressive.



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I have yet to hear anything I would replace mine with, I am on my second set as the first one I sold with the 2011 M3. Got another Megan for my 2013...although I got my eyes on a Borla ATAK with my test pipes, I am a little to worried this can be a tad to aggressive.



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From what i had I liked the corsa alot, followed by OEM mod (when the rest of the exhaust is stock).

With test pipes I am really happy w Megan. Solid design, easy install, and nice deep sound while still retaining the m3 uniqueness qualities. I need to buy a gopro to do some sound clips.
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