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      05-30-2009, 12:19 AM   #45
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any CEL?
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With the bonalumes adapter or any other special adapter?
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      05-30-2009, 09:26 PM   #48
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Seems like the bonalumes are not working. Not to mention they cost $380.
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      05-30-2009, 09:40 PM   #49
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any brilliant fixes besides ecu tuning?
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Sounds like ECU tuning might be it.

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any brilliant fixes besides ecu tuning?
black tape over the error light...until it gets sorted out.
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      05-30-2009, 11:35 PM   #52
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With the bonalumes adapter or any other special adapter?
With the adapters...

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Seems like the bonalumes are not working. Not to mention they cost $380.
No on this account, the cost would be fine if they worked properly

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any brilliant fixes besides ecu tuning?
Trying to see if we can figure anything out

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black tape over the error light...until it gets sorted out.
That is definitely one way
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Seems like the bonalumes are not working. Not to mention they cost $380.
They do work on Europe specs - but I do agree the price is too high if there are cheaper options! Would be helpfull if somebody who has CEL with Bonalumes installed, could go ahead and have the CEL and most important the adapting memory of the ECU cleared. Maybe the CEL will not pop up again! Would appreciate update!!!
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They do work on Europe specs - but I do agree the price is too high if there are cheaper options! Would be helpfull if somebody who has CEL with Bonalumes installed, could go ahead and have the CEL and most important the adapting memory of the ECU cleared. Maybe the CEL will not pop up again! Would appreciate update!!!
The exhaust was installed yesterday & today we cleared it for the first time. We are aware of the adaptive memory...we are hoping the CEL will go away as the new exhaust characteristics is learned.
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Doesn't look like it's going to go away, it has been cleared 3 times already - comes on after around 30 miles of driving. Those computers are smart...
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      06-15-2009, 07:06 PM   #56
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Mine comes on after 100 miles all the time
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Doesn't look like it's going to go away, it has been cleared 3 times already - comes on after around 30 miles of driving. Those computers are smart...
Should have left you a set of the new "Beta Version" adapters last Friday for testing! Unfortunate it did not come to my mind to leave you a spare set - sorry Sam!
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Mine comes on after 100 miles all the time
Hi Adrian - Did you test the others meanwhile?
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      06-17-2009, 02:39 AM   #59
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Hi Adrian - Did you test the others meanwhile?
Will go in hopefully tomorrow to try it.
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Will go in hopefully tomorrow to try it.
Cloud do you have any update on the new adapters?

The CEL light is very frustrating
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To all Akrapovic owners, can I get your opinions on whether or not this exhaust has any drone whatsoever in daily driving - i.e. in the 2000RPM - 3500RPM range under light to heavy loads, in higher gears?

I've seen one comment of slight drone at 2200RPM - any other feedback is much appreciated...
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To all Akrapovic owners, can I get your opinions on whether or not this exhaust has any drone whatsoever in daily driving - i.e. in the 2000RPM - 3500RPM range under light to heavy loads, in higher gears?

I've seen one comment of slight drone at 2200RPM - any other feedback is much appreciated...
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I just ordered my full Akrapovic Evolution system today. I can't wait to get it now! Hopefully it ships quick.

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To all Akrapovic owners, can I get your opinions on whether or not this exhaust has any drone whatsoever in daily driving - i.e. in the 2000RPM - 3500RPM range under light to heavy loads, in higher gears?

I've seen one comment of slight drone at 2200RPM - any other feedback is much appreciated...
Honestly, I'm not sure exactly what drone is, nor do I believe many of the people here know what it means. One guy told me if you're cruising around 3k rpm on a flat road, with absolutely no increase/decrease in speed, if there is any sound, that's drone. Others have told me it's a pressure type of feeling inside the cabin with a resonating type of deep bass. What you're describing..2k-3.5k rpm with light to heavy load, yeah there's noise from the muffler. The exhaust is very quiet at freeway cruising speeds. Maybe you can tell me how to listen for drone and then I can better answer your question.
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OK I found a good reference on this website.

http://www.corsaperf.com/CorsaWhatIsDrone.aspx

That sound is pretty fucking annoying lol. I don't think it really drones, at least to that extent. At the lower rpms when you give it gas, I think it makes a nice note inside the cabin which might be drone, but I don't think it's that annoying humming resonating cabin noise type. Like I said earlier, at highway speed cruising speeds, I dont' hear anything really.

You can check out my videos I made after I installed the exhaust by clicking the link below. There are several in cabin examples. Just scroll to the bottom of the pictures to reach the videos.

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...ight=akrapovic
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