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      04-06-2011, 09:56 PM   #1
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Black Chrome Exhaust Tips

I'm thinking about adding the black chrome exhaust tips. I've decided that I don't really want an aftermarket exhaust. The subtlety of the oem exhaust sound is something I prefer, and a 1-2% power gain and few lost pounds just isn't worth the expense to go aftermarket, at least for me. I've already got the black chrome gills/grills on mineral white.

Anybody done this? Any thoughts (like this group MIGHT have an opinion)? Looks like the cost is less than a couple hundred bucks.
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      04-06-2011, 10:21 PM   #2
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I'm thinking about adding the black chrome exhaust tips. I've decided that I don't really want an aftermarket exhaust. The subtlety of the oem exhaust sound is something I prefer, and a 1-2% power gain and few lost pounds just isn't worth the expense to go aftermarket, at least for me. I've already got the black chrome gills/grills on mineral white.

Anybody done this? Any thoughts (like this group MIGHT have an opinion)? Looks like the cost is less than a couple hundred bucks.
i put them on mine with silverstone metallic and i like the way it looks. makes the exhaust stand out more

one concern: i drive the car very spritfully and it seems like the tips get hot to the point where the black is peeling off...but its covered under warranty so idc
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      04-06-2011, 11:03 PM   #3
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Wow. With a 2011.5, you can't have that many miles on them. Don't you have to drop the muffler to get to the rivets? Or did you have the dealer install them for you?
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Had mine installed by the dealer. After a year, they are holding up fine.

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      05-01-2011, 12:23 AM   #5
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Wow. With a 2011.5, you can't have that many miles on them. Don't you have to drop the muffler to get to the rivets? Or did you have the dealer install them for you?
had mine installed at dealer but i think that youre right
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      05-01-2011, 12:17 PM   #6
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Wow. With a 2011.5, you can't have that many miles on them. Don't you have to drop the muffler to get to the rivets? Or did you have the dealer install them for you?
Yep rivets up top
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      05-01-2011, 07:09 PM   #7
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      05-15-2011, 01:23 PM   #8
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Cost?

What's the tax on that? ie...what did the dealer charge for install? What was the total with the tips included? Thx.
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      05-17-2011, 06:58 PM   #9
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Will they fit an e90 M3 or will modifications have to be made in order for them to fit?
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      05-18-2011, 03:01 PM   #10
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Well I went ahead and ordered them so when they arrive I'll post pics so we all can see what they look like on an e90.
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Anyone have any pics of IB M3 Sedan with performance parts to include any with the GTS black rims?

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      05-19-2011, 03:50 PM   #13
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well if your going to do this.. might as well paint the axle back all black. it looks weird how that white one got black tip but the muffler. looks awkward.

basically in short... UGLY.
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my mineral white arrives on the 25th was considering doing the same thing with the black chrome tips from cyba.
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