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      04-14-2008, 05:59 AM   #111
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Just another pic a friend took this Sunday. Shows the size of te Supersprint as well.

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Just another pic a friend took this Sunday. Shows the size of te Supersprint as well.

How would you describe the sound of the SS exhaust? Is it audible and intrusive at motorway speed. Do you have just a back box or a complete system?

p.s. I've seen the videos on youtube but quality isn't good so a first hand report would count for more
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It is the back box plus 2 feet op piping. Sound level is a bit more than OEM, not at all intrusive at any speed. sound is simply deeper, more V8 like. Should have some footage soon.
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      04-14-2008, 06:34 AM   #115
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It is the back box plus 2 feet op piping. Sound level is a bit more than OEM, not at all intrusive at any speed. sound is simply deeper, more V8 like. Should have some footage soon.
Do you have sport or race exhaust?
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It is the back box plus 2 feet op piping. Sound level is a bit more than OEM, not at all intrusive at any speed. sound is simply deeper, more V8 like. Should have some footage soon.
I am looking for an exhaust that wont change the quality of the original sound, which I find awesome, but just turn up its volume a little bit. Would you say that this is the case with the SS system or is it a totally different sound coming out?
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      04-14-2008, 10:20 AM   #117
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How much does the front splitter drop the car by?
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I love that M3, looks so aggressive yet clean. Like the wheels as well.
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Do you have sport or race exhaust?
Sport, the race is much louder.
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I am looking for an exhaust that wont change the quality of the original sound, which I find awesome, but just turn up its volume a little bit. Would you say that this is the case with the SS system or is it a totally different sound coming out?
That's exactly what it is although it does make the sound a bit deeper and fuller. I'll have a clip shortly.
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How much does the front splitter drop the car by?
To the same level as the lowest part underneath the front of the car.
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To the same level as the lowest part underneath the front of the car.
I thought so, only it brings that drop forward so to speak but shouldn't be a huge issue. Thanks!
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I thought so, only it brings that drop forward so to speak but shouldn't be a huge issue. Thanks!
Together with a lowered suspension you have to be careful with speedbumps.
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I am looking for an exhaust that wont change the quality of the original sound, which I find awesome, but just turn up its volume a little bit. Would you say that this is the case with the SS system or is it a totally different sound coming out?
Completely agree. Stock sounds bad ass, but would like a little little more grunt and sound.

Clip Clip Clip....we need a quality audio clip of SS Sport.
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Together with a lowered suspension you have to be careful with speedbumps.
Yep, especially those huge ones here in Mexico, you have to take some of these bumps side ways. Crap!!
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Uploading a clip to youtube. The higher pitched sound you'll briefly hear in between is from the M3 next to mine. Somehow my car is restricted to 284 km/h or 177 mph, where I expected 270 kmh. Speed limiter will be taken off next week. Will take a while to load it's 75MB. Short clip, but high quality.

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Uploading a clip to youtube. The higher pitched sound you'll briefly hear in between is from the M3 next to mine. Somehow my car is restricted to 284 km/h or 177 mph, where I expected 270 kmh. Speed limiter will be taken off next week. Will take a while to load it's 75MB. Short clip, but high quality.

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What are our cars limited too? I thought 250 kph!
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What are our cars limited too? I thought 250 kph!
usually the M models are limited to 270 kph on the speedo. makes me wonder whether I accidently got the m-package which moves the limiter to 285 kph? It is a non-listed factory option here.
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usually the M models are limited to 270 kph on the speedo. makes me wonder whether I accidently got the m-package which moves the limiter to 285 kph? It is a non-listed factory option here.
Yep, or could be that the speedo is off! I understand 5% stock and may get worse with aftermarket wheels/tires.
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Here's the clip. Enjoy. I will make some clips myself this weekend. Spend more time on the exhaust note. And a guy will do a proffessional photoshoot.



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ps. off to bed it's 1.18 am here.
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Yep, or could be that the speedo is off! I understand 5% stock and may get worse with aftermarket wheel/tires.
That would be a first. It's also not wheel driven if I am not mistaken. Taken off the ABS I think. But even then the 20 inch have the same circumference as the factory 19's.
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That would be a first. It's also not wheel driven if I am not mistaken. Taken off the ABS I think. But even then the 20 inch have the same circumference as the factory 19's.
You have tires that are 245/30 R20 and 295/25 R20?
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