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      06-10-2011, 03:28 PM   #1
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Akrapovich Evo exhaust installed

Like the title says, I just had the full system installed at G-Power near Munich. I am absolutely stunned with the quality and craftsmanship of the system. Install was a breeze for those guys. Everything lined up beautifully, and the tips fill out my Arkym rear diffuser perfectly.

Sound is great, lots of bass to the system, but damn near stock sound while at cruising speeds. The sound of my car turns a lot of heads now as I cruise through town.

I also had the Delete-r installed, so no check engine light.

Overall I am extremely happy. I had researched/listened to many different systems and was concerned about drone...this system only drones in the same RPM spots the OEM system drones in. I spent a lot of time closely listening to the stock system with the radio off just so I would have a good comparison in my head. The Akra " drones" in the same spots, but is completely livable.

The exhaust even passed the most scientifically important test of all...the spouse whining test.

Overall, money very well spent IMO...and damn, those exhaust tips look good.
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      06-10-2011, 03:50 PM   #2
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Welcome to the AKRA family and congrats.... it will get louder as you get more miles not much but you will notice.
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Akrapovic is hands down the best system available - Congrats!
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      06-10-2011, 08:23 PM   #4
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Congrats, love the scream at WOT.
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congrats man... my wife made me return my Megan exhaust.. now I'm saving up for an Akra Evo.... I'm glad you say that it passed the all important wife test... I'm also hoping to slowly convince her to let me get an exhaust while I do the saving...
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How much is the cat-back/full system in Europe? I have a feeling if I buy from the States and ship over you are essentially paying Euro --> USD ---> AUD conversions.
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The first thing that is gonna fail on my car is the window switch from constantly rolling the window up & down to listen to the evo exhaust.
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How much is the cat-back/full system in Europe? I have a feeling if I buy from the States and ship over you are essentially paying Euro --> USD ---> AUD conversions.
As a member of M-Flight I got a pretty good deal, I made the purchase a few months ago, but due to deployments and a vacation I hadn't gotten it installed until this week. When I made the purchase the dollar was a bit stronger, so I got the exhaust and delete-r for just over $5,000 (I had to pay in Euro's and used some tax forms to avoid paying the 19% VAT).
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The first thing that is gonna fail on my car is the window switch from constantly rolling the window up & down to listen to the evo exhaust.
+1. I was concerned about the sound because so many people have said the Akra is too quiet...too much like stock...it really makes me wonder how loud the other popular systems are because IMO, the Akra is plenty loud.

My wife says the dishes in the kitchen rattle when I start the car in the garage.
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+1. I was concerned about the sound because so many people have said the Akra is too quiet...too much like stock...it really makes me wonder how loud the other popular systems are because IMO, the Akra is plenty loud.

My wife says the dishes in the kitchen rattle when I start the car in the garage.
The Cold Start sequence with the evo is pretty brutal & embarrassing. The best thing to do is just leave instead of letting it idle. I may correct that with software in the future. As far as loudness is concerned. It's loud but not too loud for me. If it was any louder it would be for sale. Anyone that says it's too quiet is just asking for a ticket.
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How much is the cat-back/full system in Europe? I have a feeling if I buy from the States and ship over you are essentially paying Euro --> USD ---> AUD conversions.
MSRP of Akrapovic EVO is 4200 Euro + tax.
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