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      12-20-2012, 07:40 AM   #23
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Which ever ones delete the primary cats & are cheap. If you spend big money, it makes more sense getting a legit X-Pipe
+ which ever ones use high quality flanges (very important) + seal properly at the joint where the cut is made.

We have seen some low quality versions of this in the UK and also some very cheap X pipes from the far east which do not seal correctly leading to lambda codes being thrown and in some cases where the seal is very poor, misfire codes.
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      12-20-2012, 07:46 AM   #24
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^^^ Get the cheapest so you can get the evolve tune, or any of the tunes for that matter. It make for a new car.
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      12-20-2012, 10:22 AM   #25
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ACM test pipes! Had mine installed last week! Tune and ipes =
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      12-20-2012, 11:05 AM   #26
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Does anyone have experience hearing a test-pipe car vs a aftermraket x-pipe/HFC car?

Can't compare a fully catless xpipe because the test pipes keep hte secondary cats so the comparo would be between a x-pipe with HFC vs a test pipe car?
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      12-20-2012, 11:16 AM   #27
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How much are you guys paying for install?
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      12-20-2012, 11:16 AM   #28
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Cheaper.
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      12-20-2012, 11:25 AM   #29
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      12-20-2012, 12:32 PM   #30
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if i was you i will get the Macht Schnell track bypass from EAS , one stop shop .... install,dyno be4 and after ... win win to mee
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      12-20-2012, 01:25 PM   #31
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I assume that we will throw a code with test pipes, is a tune required or recommended? Or do we just continue to drive with the light on?
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      12-20-2012, 01:35 PM   #32
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I assume that we will throw a code with test pipes, is a tune required or recommended? Or do we just continue to drive with the light on?
personally I just live with the light on, Ive been used to it since prior I had a full exhaust setup. you can always get a tune or another option would be the akra delete-r light suppressor.
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      12-20-2012, 01:50 PM   #33
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personally I just live with the light on, Ive been used to it since prior I had a full exhaust setup. you can always get a tune or another option would be the akra delete-r light suppressor.
+1. The code does not hinder performance, just annoying.
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      12-20-2012, 01:52 PM   #34
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if i was you i will get the Macht Schnell track bypass from EAS , one stop shop .... install,dyno be4 and after ... win win to mee
I've got Turners and love em', but if you're local to EAS +1 to the above. Get a tune you'll see an even larger gain.
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      12-20-2012, 01:52 PM   #35
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Any concerns about MS quality? I recall a thread on here a while back about their intakes melting.

Turner products certainly can't be criticized for being poor quality...
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      12-20-2012, 02:13 PM   #36
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For $95, you can buy a Burger Downpipe Fix to prevent a CEL from eliminating cats.
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      12-20-2012, 02:13 PM   #37
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Any concerns about MS quality? I recall a thread on here a while back about their intakes melting.

Turner products certainly can't be criticized for being poor quality...
never had a problem with MS products on my E92 or on our IB E92 before it went with FI, and never had any negative feedback from customers we've set up with the intakes and test pipes either =)
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      12-20-2012, 02:19 PM   #38
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never had a problem with MS products on my E92 or on our IB E92 before it went with FI, and never had any negative feedback from customers we've set up with the intakes and test pipes either =)
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      12-20-2012, 02:19 PM   #39
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Cheaper.
Dont agree with buying whatever is cheaper just because its cheaper..you must consider quality above all else

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+ which ever ones use high quality flanges (very important) + seal properly at the joint where the cut is made.

We have seen some low quality versions of this in the UK and also some very cheap X pipes from the far east which do not seal correctly leading to lambda codes being thrown and in some cases where the seal is very poor, misfire codes.
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      12-20-2012, 02:28 PM   #40
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Any concerns about MS quality? I recall a thread on here a while back about their intakes melting.

Turner products certainly can't be criticized for being poor quality...
My car has full MS bolt-ons and rest assured the quality is great. 0 complaints. I also track my car like a mad man if that matters
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      12-20-2012, 03:33 PM   #41
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My car has full MS bolt-ons and rest assured the quality is great. 0 complaints. I also track my car like a mad man if that matters
Another good endorsement
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      12-20-2012, 03:42 PM   #42
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installed both Turner and Macht Schnell, they both do the job and easy to install
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      12-20-2012, 04:02 PM   #43
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I got ACM test pipes for 409 shipped.
+1 im running on mine with Akra....great quality!!!
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