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      04-22-2010, 01:40 PM   #1
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Cutting Ti exhaust tips ... ?/Advice

I'm running a E92 Ericcson exhaust on my E90 and the tips stick out a lot (3-4 inches) ... I thought it would only be 1-2 inches and that I could make up some of the size with a diffuser but Ericcson tips are even longer ...

Should I cut them down and if so how?

Should I leave it a slap a diffuser on?

Should I cut and slap on a diffuser?
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      04-22-2010, 01:48 PM   #2
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They didn't have a specific E90 version of the exhaust? For that kind of cash sticking out 3-4 inches seems pretty unacceptable.
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They didn't have a specific E90 version of the exhaust? For that kind of cash sticking out 3-4 inches seems pretty unacceptable.
Only E92 ... So the system I have was made for a E92. I knew the tips would stick out but I didnt realize it would stick out this much
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Only E92 ... So the system I have was made for a E92. I knew the tips would stick out but I didnt realize it would stick out this much
Don't fuck with it. Too expensive to butcher it. Rather sell it and go Akra Ti for E90?
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Don't fuck with it. Too expensive to butcher it. Rather sell it and go Akra Ti for E90?
Yeah thats what I was thinking too but the hot ass tip cought my leg yesterday when I was getting the stroller out of the car

The sound of this system is insane ... My wife likes it and I love it!!
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I'd be hesitant about cutting a 10k exhaust...
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I'm running a E92 Ericcson exhaust on my E90 and the tips stick out a lot (3-4 inches) ... I thought it would only be 1-2 inches and that I could make up some of the size with a diffuser but Ericcson tips are even longer ...

Should I cut them down and if so how?

Should I leave it a slap a diffuser on?

Should I cut and slap on a diffuser?

my advice would be this:

Here we would take the exhaust off, and cut a section out before the tip, then reweld the titanium exhaust. This way you wont harm the tips and any non-oem looking welds wouldnt be seen. Do you have anyone in HI that can do this for you?
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wouldn't recommend it mannnn
diffusor?
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I'd be hesitant about cutting a 10k exhaust...
Yeah ... I am!!

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my advice would be this:

Here we would take the exhaust off, and cut a section out before the tip, then reweld the titanium exhaust. This way you wont harm the tips and any non-oem looking welds wouldnt be seen. Do you have anyone in HI that can do this for you?
I know a few shop that can weld but the Ericcson welds are so nice ... I ordered a diffuser so I hope that helps.

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wouldn't recommend it mannnn
diffusor?
Just ordered one today
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Ill take it ... Wish your car was hear or i had an e90 so you could send it to BI id cut and reweld the exhaust prior to tip for you like GTM_Challenge said... To bad no super fairy
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Honestly, I think you are better off modifying the exhaust hangers in order to set the exhaust back a little bit. Maybe you will have enough clearance to do so, maybe you won't.
Good luck!
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sell it and get a new system for the E90
Nah I don't want to deal with shipping anymore

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Ill take it ... Wish your car was hear or i had an e90 so you could send it to BI id cut and reweld the exhaust prior to tip for you like GTM_Challenge said... To bad no super fairy
You should fly up and cut/weld it for me

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Honestly, I think you are better off modifying the exhaust hangers in order to set the exhaust back a little bit. Maybe you will have enough clearance to do so, maybe you won't.
Good luck!
I thought of that but its the pipes out to the tips that are to long ... I'll see how it looks with the diffuser first.
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do the diffuser and dont cut...
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Let me know how it looks with the diffuser, It be a pita to bring the tig welder over there on the plane.. But if you can get a tig welder and a lift id be more then happy to play with the car and then go for a test drive to makes sure the welds are solid!... WOT test is the only way to test!

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Leave it alone for a while, maybe you'll get used to it. Better yet, post some pics so we can see how bad/ or not bad it looks... after you get the diffuser on.

BTW, from where did you order your VT1?

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Ill take it ... Wish your car was hear or i had an e90 so you could send it to BI id cut and reweld the exhaust prior to tip for you like GTM_Challenge said... To bad no super fairy
Yeah, no super-ferry, no track... no common sense ova hea.
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Im guessing the diffuser will fix it.
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lets hope the diffuser fixes it..
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that 3F diffuser looks beautiful
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do the diffuser and dont cut...
Yeah thats the plan ...

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Challenge diffuser?
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Let me know how it looks with the diffuser, It be a pita to bring the tig welder over there on the plane.. But if you can get a tig welder and a lift id be more then happy to play with the car and then go for a test drive to makes sure the welds are solid!... WOT test is the only way to test!

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Leave it alone for a while, maybe you'll get used to it. Better yet, post some pics so we can see how bad/ or not bad it looks... after you get the diffuser on.

BTW, from where did you order your VT1?



Yeah, no super-ferry, no track... no common sense ova hea.
I'll get some pics tonight ... I got the SC kit from Roman at ESS Performance products!!

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Im guessing the diffuser will fix it.


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lets hope the diffuser fixes it..
I hope so ...

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that 3F diffuser looks beautiful
Its nice but I dont like how it goes end to end and I wish the fins were longer.
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sucks to hear youre having fitment issues
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