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      12-19-2008, 04:16 PM   #23
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I'm not quite sure how to answer that question, you want an exact weight of the sound deadening?

This exhaust was just recently covered by WCF:

http://www.worldcarfans.com/9081219....tem-for-bmw-m3
I meant is there a lot of sound dampening overall compared to something like the stock exhaust. I say this only because it's a very subdued sounding exhaust. I'm assuming there's more in the VRS exhaust than something like the Eisenmann Race.
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The Eisenmann Race is a straight through design with no sound deadening so in that case there would be more in the VRS design.
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      12-19-2008, 04:59 PM   #25
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The Eisenmann Race is a straight through design with no sound deadening so in that case there would be more in the VRS design.
Is it possible to request a VRS exhaust without any dampening material?
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      12-19-2008, 05:54 PM   #26
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How much sound dampening material is put into this? It sounds pretty muffled to me. If it was a lot louder I probably would have purchased it. I loved the TI GruppeM I had on my E46 M3 and was hoping this would be just as loud.
I agree that the GruppeM has an undeniably awesome growl, but if you plan on releaving the most restrictive part of the system on the e92 later, the primary cat, you'll be gaining more noise that way too, don't forget.
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      12-19-2008, 06:18 PM   #27
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I agree that the GruppeM has an undeniably awesome growl, but if you plan on releaving the most restrictive part of the system on the e92 later, the primary cat, you'll be gaining more noise that way too, don't forget.
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      12-19-2008, 11:21 PM   #28
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Is it possible to request a VRS exhaust without any dampening material?
I think you're also forgetting that titanium has very different resonance qualities than steel.
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      12-19-2008, 11:52 PM   #29
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The weight savings and pricepoint is what drew me to purchase the VRS exhaust, these numbers only make it that much sweeter.

Nick: Thanks for posting the dyno, those are pretty impressive gains from a cat-back system.

Does anyone have pics with the standard tips? ("non-torched blue")
What is the price point on the Vorsteiner titanium sport exhaust?
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      12-20-2008, 01:25 AM   #30
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awesome product
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      12-20-2008, 03:47 AM   #31
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is it possible to order the exhaust with a full burnt tip instead of just a hint of blue-ish? like the amuse exhaust.
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      12-20-2008, 05:42 PM   #32
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At the moment they are only available with the burnt tip.
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      12-20-2008, 06:35 PM   #33
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is it possible to order the exhaust with a full burnt tip instead of just a hint of blue-ish? like the amuse exhaust.
Tips, like the Amuse exhaust would be awesome.
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      12-21-2008, 04:12 PM   #34
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Glad you guys like it, that comparison video really shows it off
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      12-21-2008, 06:33 PM   #35
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Vorsteiner just sent us over the official Dyno Test Results of their Titanium Sport Exhaust System. The numbers speak for themselves!

Test Information
Dynojet 248c
Fuel CA91 (reformulated)
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Same Day, Same Dyno.
Stock Exhaust then Vorsteiner Exhaust


Performance Data

*Peak HP Gains: 14hp

*Peak Torque Gains: 13.23 lb/ft

*37 lbs Weight Savings


Oh wow... gains of approximately 14 to 15hp ay... thats impressive. I was overwhelmed by sexy purs at all RPM levels and also the responsiveness of the car compared to stock.

Nice design exhaust and first class workmanship. Premium price but well worth it if you're keen to keep the car.

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what about drone in the cabin? any at all?
Hey buddy,
This system is the first exhaust that has live up to the "no drone" claim and I am well impressed. I am pretty sure that established manufacturers like AA, Eisenmann and Vorsteiner put decent amount R&D into their products are very trust worthy to jump on to. Hence their slightly premium price. The system is fantastic and I am glad that i took the leap of faith purchasing this system.
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      12-21-2008, 07:07 PM   #36
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Oh wow... gains of approximately 14 to 15hp ay... thats impressive. I was overwhelmed by sexy purs at all RPM levels and also the responsiveness of the car compared to stock.

Nice design exhaust and first class workmanship. Premium price but well worth it if you're keen to keep the car.



Hey buddy,
This system is the first exhaust that has live up to the "no drone" claim and I am well impressed. I am pretty sure that established manufacturers like AA, Eisenmann and Vorsteiner put decent amount R&D into their products are very trust worthy to jump on to. Hence their slightly premium price. The system is fantastic and I am glad that i took the leap of faith purchasing this system.
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Nice review Mischevious, we'll be anxiously awaiting videos
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      12-29-2008, 03:33 PM   #38
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Hey guys,

I am a resident of the northeast so a year or two of temps hitting the 20s in the winter and then 90s in the summer has me worried that this exhaust will crack and be destroyed in just a year or two. Am I paranoid? this is the exhaust I want but it holding up is the only thing I am worried about. Is this exhaust really on practical for those in places with less extreme temp variations?

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Hi there,

The Titanium construction is designed for everyday use so variations in temperature and weather should not effect the longevity of the system anymore so than your factory exhaust.
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Hi there,

The Titanium construction is designed for everyday use so variations in temperature and weather should not effect the longevity of the system anymore so than your factory exhaust.
Thanks Nick for your quick response and input, much appreciated

Looks like I will be going this way in the spring.

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Awesome - you'll love it I'm sure!
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At the moment they are only available with the burnt tip.
Sounds and looks great Nick. Give me a call tomorrow if your not busy
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