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      06-26-2012, 12:38 PM   #155
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As SVC just mentioned, I originally went with the Active Autowerke rear and loved the sound. Only received compliments and even my gf loved it. Eventually I decided to go for the power and got the Active Autowerke x-pipe as well, truly an epic sounding exhaust. With the x-pipe I got a nice power bump, but also the car really screamed all the way up to redline (with just the rear, engine noise took over at about 4500 rpm). I loved this setup and everyone else did too, but I finally made the change to Dinan rear with my AA x-pipe (there is no way I'm giving up the x-pipe gains) for something a bit more tame. I love my new setup, but I will definitely miss the epic noise of the AA and it will always get a vote for me
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      06-29-2012, 05:59 PM   #156
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      06-30-2012, 12:25 AM   #157
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I listened to the stock and performance exhaust for my 328xi before I bought the PE. Then I listened to the M3 exhausts while I waited for the M3 to be mine.

Now that I have the M3, you can listen to a thousand sounds clips, nothing compares to the sound from the driver's seat. Not even close.
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      10-21-2012, 02:21 PM   #158
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      03-13-2013, 07:44 PM   #159
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choosing the right exhaust set-up

Hey guys,

I am new to the bmw m3 world and I am interested in upgrading the stock exhaust. I want louder than stock, but still be able to hear the engine without to much drone...

Planning on a full exhaust system w/high-flow cats. Coming from turbo-charged wrx world I have a fully catless setup. Its definitely loud and smells a lot, however the muffler is more on the quit end, so its not as loud as it could be even though its catless.

Trying to decide between:
1 Gitani w/hi-flow x pipes
2 Eisenmann Race and Street w/connecting pipes
3 Akrapovič Slip-on
4 GT Haus (Eisenhaus)

thanks in advance!
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      04-16-2013, 04:17 PM   #160
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Asking $60,000

Fully loaded e92 M3 Original purchase price before BMW installed mods was ($76,836)

*Garage kept Florida car with only 12,500miles.
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      04-17-2013, 07:33 PM   #161
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Just an FYI, I've finally had good opportunities to finally listen to my Eisenmann Race at partial and full song with windows fully down and in my case, moonroof open. I had mine installed late last October and the weather has finally been beautiful. I gotta say I don't know why anybody takes these off and sells them! It sounds amazing with the windows rolled up and it's 2x's better with all windows open. Just the right volume and fullness/robustness. Any louder though and my old man ways would insist on something quieter but this is heaven. Amazing, just my .02 cents.

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How come no akrapovic listed?
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      04-17-2013, 11:57 PM   #163
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The video was filmed back in 2009, when there weren't many M3s around, especially M3s with after market exhausts who were willing to particpate in filming. So, the video is not an exhaustive list of all after market exhaust since many popular models like Akrapovic, innotech, UCC Corsa, etc. are not featured.
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