BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Engine, Transmission, Exhaust, Drivetrain, ECU Software Modifications
 
INDustry distribution
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-05-2013, 09:50 AM   #1
STi_traitor
Banned
No_Country
18

 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria


Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Video: OEM Modification w/ MS test pipes

Hey guys,

I have the straight through OEM modification with MS test pipes. Here is a clip for anyone out there that is curious of the sound while driving and WOT. The wind cuts into some of the clip but I couldn't help that. Enjoy!

Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 10:42 AM   #2
Transfer
Lieutenant Colonel
United_States
24

 
Transfer's Avatar
 
Drives: SQ5, X1
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Seattle, WA


Posts: 1,688
iTrader: (0)

Sounds surprisingly better than I expected. All the stationary clips sound pretty bad IMO. It's still too loud for me, but it sounds great.
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 11:06 AM   #3
STi_traitor
Banned
No_Country
18

 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria


Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Transfer View Post
Sounds surprisingly better than I expected. All the stationary clips sound pretty bad IMO. It's still too loud for me, but it sounds great.
It's loud but I came from the Subaru community so I am use to obnoxious things. The sound isn't all that bad with a bit of music.
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 11:16 AM   #4
PhillyNate
ENTHUSIAST
United_States
24

 
PhillyNate's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 Toyota GT-86
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Philadelphia


Posts: 2,037
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Sounds really good but just a tad too loud.
__________________

"what I'm driving here...is an ending." Jeremy Clarkson
2014 Whiteout Toyota GT-86 6mt(Presently enjoying WAY more than anticipated)
2011 Alpine White BMW M3 6mt ZCP Coupe(forced retirement 06/06/14)
2008 Alpine White BMW 328i 6mt Coupe(retired 06/21/11
)
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 07:04 PM   #5
STi_traitor
Banned
No_Country
18

 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria


Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by PhillyNate View Post
Sounds really good but just a tad too loud.
Thanks
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 07:28 PM   #6
jawwadh
Addicted to Speed.
United_States
10

 
jawwadh's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 e90 m3, 08 tl-S, 13 328xi
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago.


Posts: 759
iTrader: (4)

which OEM exhaust mod did u perform?
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 07:32 PM   #7
M3takesNYC
Banned
8

 
Drives: m3
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: NYC


Posts: 426
iTrader: (0)

Sounds amazing! I had the OEM acm straight through when I had normal cats in place and loved it when accelerating but the drone was terrible at cruising speeds so it went out in favor of the oem rear section and catless setup which I still believe is the absolutely most perfect setup for the m3. Zero drone, 20 extra hp, higher pitched race tone to the sound and not overbearing or boomy when slower speeds
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 07:38 PM   #8
STi_traitor
Banned
No_Country
18

 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria


Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by jawwadh View Post
which OEM exhaust mod did u perform?
Straight through! This thing is loud but it sounds like a pure race car, thats what I am all about!
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 07:38 PM   #9
STi_traitor
Banned
No_Country
18

 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria


Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by M3takesNYC View Post
Sounds amazing! I had the OEM acm straight through when I had normal cats in place and loved it when accelerating but the drone was terrible at cruising speeds so it went out in favor of the oem rear section and catless setup which I still believe is the absolutely most perfect setup for the m3. Zero drone, 20 extra hp, higher pitched race tone to the sound and not overbearing or boomy when slower speeds
Thanks! I am use to loud exhausts so I can hang with it. Surprisingly its not all that bad at low RPM. Music helps at times that are louder than normal.
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 08:03 PM   #10
Mike Benvo
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
United_States
92


 
Mike Benvo's Avatar
 
Drives: Harrop SC M3 / E46 M3 / 7Turbo
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: SoCal


Posts: 4,765
iTrader: (7)

Garage List
2008 BMW M3  [5.00]
1990 BMW 735i Turbo  [5.00]
2004 BMW M3  [0.00]
Send a message via Skype™ to Mike Benvo
Sounds like a true BPM'd beast
__________________

-----| Like us on Facebook | Instagram || Tuning Information | Remote Coding |-----
----Visit us at www.BPMSport.com - Emotion. Driven. | Toll Free: (888) 557-5133----
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 08:09 PM   #11
STi_traitor
Banned
No_Country
18

 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria


Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mike Benvo View Post
Sounds like a true BPM'd beast
+1,000,000
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 08:58 PM   #12
W///
Major General
79

 
W///'s Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 E92 M3/1999 E36 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: SC


Posts: 5,268
iTrader: (12)

Quote:
Originally Posted by STi_traitor View Post
+1,000,000
There'll be a similar sounding monster driving the streets of SC. Same setup apart from ACM TP's coming next week
__________________
2008 E92 M3: Sparkling Graphite | Bamboo Beige | 6MT | CF Roof | HRE | Catless Eisenmann Race | BPM Sport | Swift | Arkym | Mode Carbon | M.Perf
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2013, 10:27 PM   #13
Ezio
Colonel
United_States
37

 
Ezio's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 E92 M3
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: MI


Posts: 2,909
iTrader: (0)

Sounds prefect! i love it loud, but not messing with cats for warranty reasons
Appreciate 0
      04-07-2013, 04:54 PM   #14
STi_traitor
Banned
No_Country
18

 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria


Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by W/// View Post
There'll be a similar sounding monster driving the streets of SC. Same setup apart from ACM TP's coming next week


Quote:
Originally Posted by Ezio View Post
Sounds prefect! i love it loud, but not messing with cats for warranty reasons
Sorry to hear that!
Appreciate 0
      04-09-2013, 10:53 AM   #15
pkimM3r
Banned
92

 
pkimM3r's Avatar
 
Drives: m3 saloon in granny mode.
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: lost angeles


Posts: 7,321
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by STi_traitor
Quote:
Originally Posted by M3takesNYC View Post
Sounds amazing! I had the OEM acm straight through when I had normal cats in place and loved it when accelerating but the drone was terrible at cruising speeds so it went out in favor of the oem rear section and catless setup which I still believe is the absolutely most perfect setup for the m3. Zero drone, 20 extra hp, higher pitched race tone to the sound and not overbearing or boomy when slower speeds
Thanks! I am use to loud exhausts so I can hang with it. Surprisingly its not all that bad at low RPM. Music helps at times that are louder than normal.
Sounds better WITHOUT music!!
Appreciate 0
      04-09-2013, 11:54 AM   #16
STi_traitor
Banned
No_Country
18

 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria


Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by pkim1079 View Post
Sounds better WITHOUT music!!
Agreed, just giving options to others that don't enjoy drone if they go this route.
Appreciate 0
      04-09-2013, 04:56 PM   #17
Tomislav
Panty Schtuffer
Australia
3

 
Drives: 2008 E92 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Melbourne


Posts: 265
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E92 M3  [0.00]
I like it!
__________________
.: 2010 E71 X6M - stock, daily driver, towcar :.
.: 2008 E92 M3 - 6MT, Carbon Roof, Eibach Springs, Megan Axle Back exhaust :.
.: 1997 E36 323i Frankenstein - too much to list, track whore, stripped, caged, MoTeC, S85B50 :.
Appreciate 0
      04-10-2013, 01:27 AM   #18
STi_traitor
Banned
No_Country
18

 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria


Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tomislav View Post
I like it!
Thanks!
Appreciate 0
      04-10-2013, 08:32 AM   #19
happos2
Dingleberries
18

 
Drives: Gray E92 M3
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Indiana


Posts: 1,182
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by STi_traitor View Post
It's loud but I came from the Subaru community so I am use to obnoxious things. The sound isn't all that bad with a bit of music.
I too came from the subaru community and had the HKS Turbo back exhaust (ie no cat in the downpipe on a 05 STi). How is the loudness compared to subaru loud? I was thinking of doing this as well with test pipes but probably the perforated pipe method, a little more quiet. Also, hard to tell from the video, is there an rasp? Seen threads where people gutted cats and did the exhaust mod and they said it was raspy.

I wish someone local had modifications to their exhaust but the E9x M3 community is lacking in Indianapolis...
Appreciate 0
      04-10-2013, 08:56 AM   #20
SHADY1
Hamann M3 Fan
United_States
51

 
SHADY1's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 E92 Jerez Black M3
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Killeen, Texas


Posts: 2,728
iTrader: (6)

Garage List
Talking Your exhaust sounds awesome

I would be worried about those Germany strict laws over there with sound and exhaust mufflers better stay away from the big cities and keep a eye out for the German Polizei (Police) along with their unmarked cars on the Autobahn . Better take that stuff off when you go get your car inspected as well. I was stationed and lived in Germany for 9 years. I left in 2007 ordered my M3 before I left nothing like military car sales price for a new M3 . The mods I have on my M3 currently, I would not even be able to think about taking the car on the road if I was still in Germany good luck with your exhaust mod just play it safe
__________________

JZB,6MT, My mods 360 Forged 20inch wheels,VF650 Supercharger,SPEC Super Twin Disk Clutch,Hamann CF roof spoiler,H&R springs,CF grills,Hamann rear trunk spoiler,Hamann Side Skirts, ARKYM full CF bumper, Gintani Race exhaust, AA X-pipe catless,RPI scoops,AA SSK, Arkym CF Double Sided Vented Hood,Arkym CF rear Diffuser
Appreciate 0
      04-10-2013, 11:13 AM   #21
Denk
Lieutenant Colonel
United_States
23

 
Drives: E92 M3 ZCP
Join Date: May 2011
Location: PNW


Posts: 1,950
iTrader: (2)

Sounds racy. Just loud enough to piss off oma and opa.
Appreciate 0
      04-10-2013, 11:54 AM   #22
STi_traitor
Banned
No_Country
18

 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria


Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by happos2 View Post
I too came from the subaru community and had the HKS Turbo back exhaust (ie no cat in the downpipe on a 05 STi). How is the loudness compared to subaru loud? I was thinking of doing this as well with test pipes but probably the perforated pipe method, a little more quiet. Also, hard to tell from the video, is there an rasp? Seen threads where people gutted cats and did the exhaust mod and they said it was raspy.

I wish someone local had modifications to their exhaust but the E9x M3 community is lacking in Indianapolis...
I had an 05 as well with a Turbo XS exhaust catless. Compared to the STi, I would say it's louder being a V8. Yes there is a rasp but only around 3500 rpms and it depends on the amount of throttle. This has a good V8 throaty sound but can get higher pitch in the top RPM's. You coming from a Subaru community you will have no issues with this exhaust.

Quote:
Originally Posted by SHADY1 View Post
I would be worried about those Germany strict laws over there with sound and exhaust mufflers better stay away from the big cities and keep a eye out for the German Polizei (Police) along with their unmarked cars on the Autobahn . Better take that stuff off when you go get your car inspected as well. I was stationed and lived in Germany for 9 years. I left in 2007 ordered my M3 before I left nothing like military car sales price for a new M3 . The mods I have on my M3 currently, I would not even be able to think about taking the car on the road if I was still in Germany good luck with your exhaust mod just play it safe
Thanks for the advice, I have been here for 6 years now and have had zero issues with police other than those pesky cameras. Anytime I have been pulled over they realize I am American and let me go. I was caught doing donuts in my STi one night and they did the same thing.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Denk View Post
Sounds racy. Just loud enough to piss off oma and opa.
Yup, HAHAHAHA!
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:28 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST