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      07-15-2009, 09:56 AM   #23
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Can you price match? You were not the lowest priced. You quoted me.

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At the moment we can not price match but do have the product ready to ship out so customers do not have to wait.
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      07-15-2009, 10:12 AM   #24
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At the moment we can not price match but do have the product ready to ship out so customers do not have to wait.
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      07-15-2009, 10:46 AM   #25
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are akra owners still living with a CEL?
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I wish akra would make this exhaust with 200 cell and call it "street" version or something.
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      07-15-2009, 11:15 AM   #27
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I ordered mine last week and getting it fitted this Saturday
Are you informed that you will have drone in your convertible, when installing the Akra
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      07-15-2009, 11:51 AM   #28
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Are you informed that you will have drone in your convertible, when installing the Akra
Convertibles drone more than coupes? The coupes drone already.
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      07-15-2009, 01:49 PM   #29
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are akra owners still living with a CEL?
We're actually in the process of finding a solution to this.
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      07-15-2009, 03:00 PM   #30
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We're actually in the process of finding a solution to this.
Can you fill us in on how this is being attempted. Is it a modification of the Bonalume adapters (in my case)? Obviously, I'm seeing what sort of recourse I have to get the CEL fixed with the Bonalume adapters I have paid for. Is this project done in conjunction with Akrapovic/Bonalume, or is it entirely your own independent work? What I'm fishing at is, if it's a joint project with Akrapovic/Bonalume, then I would have a higher chance of getting compensated for paying for adapters that don't work.
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      07-15-2009, 03:24 PM   #31
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Hello, we're actually trying to find a way of fixing the CEL without having to reprogram the ECU. I know with evos, you can just easily go into the ecu and completely disable the o2 sensor. What we're trying to use is not a short 1" fouler but something a little different. We obviously wouldn't sell a product that doesn't work so you won't have to worry on that.
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Convertibles drone more than coupes? The coupes drone already.
Coupes do not drone! If you say coupes drone with the Akra you should test an Eisenmann oder something else. It is normal, that an exhaust system like this is louder than stock - thatīs the reason why we buy it, or am I wrong?!
The design of the E93 is generating a very uncomfortable resonance associated with the Evolution system. That was the information of my supplier.
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Coupes do not drone! If you say coupes drone with the Akra you should test an Eisenmann oder something else. It is normal, that an exhaust system like this is louder than stock - thatīs the reason why we buy it, or am I wrong?!
The design of the E93 is generating a very uncomfortable resonance associated with the Evolution system. That was the information of my supplier.
It does to a small degree. Does it bother me in the least bit? No. I like the sound of the Akrapovic exhaust
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Coupes do not drone! If you say coupes drone with the Akra you should test an Eisenmann oder something else. It is normal, that an exhaust system like this is louder than stock - thatīs the reason why we buy it, or am I wrong?!
The design of the E93 is generating a very uncomfortable resonance associated with the Evolution system. That was the information of my supplier.

BMW Motorsport is absolutely right, thatīs why we try how the M6 Convertible will behave with the system next week.
Refering to the M3 - I would say the system does not drone at all with E90 and E92 and I am noise sensitive! There is some drone with the E93, which is known by the Akra vendors, so we do advise E93 customers about this issue.
I do not hope that somebody grades this message as advertising - I just want to forward and share my knowledge!

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      07-16-2009, 03:07 PM   #35
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I wish akra would make this exhaust with 200 cell and call it "street" version or something.
In progress!
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      07-16-2009, 03:10 PM   #36
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Thanks for the info.

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Hi Andy, finally made it
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      07-30-2009, 06:03 PM   #37
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Bulletproof Automotive has been in contact with me, and is in fact taking care of it. They apologized for the misunderstandings, and are sincerely sorry. I was their first customer to buy the Akra system, so I was kind of a guinea pig. No problem with that, I just wish I would have know. I can't wait to get the system now!

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Did you end up getting your system OK?
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      07-30-2009, 10:59 PM   #38
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I did, thanks for asking. I have had it on for about 2 weeks now, and it is AWESOME!! It really met and exceeded my expectations as far as built quality, weight savings, sound quality, and most of all, power. This system really delivers the power it says it will. It is great.

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I did, thanks for asking. I have had it on for about 2 weeks now, and it is AWESOME!! It really met and exceeded my expectations as far as built quality, weight savings, sound quality, and most of all, power. This system really delivers the power it says it will. It is great.

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Did you get the tune with it as well?? What ever happened to that along with the ECU gains and the low RPM dip?
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I did, thanks for asking. I have had it on for about 2 weeks now, and it is AWESOME!! It really met and exceeded my expectations as far as built quality, weight savings, sound quality, and most of all, power. This system really delivers the power it says it will. It is great.

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Cool, I just ordered one from Bulletproof, best price by far, glad it all worked out in the end for you...
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      07-31-2009, 05:55 AM   #42
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Andy - did you get the full system or just rear muffler?...you used to have the first B&B exhast right? how does it compare?
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Did you get the tune with it as well?? What ever happened to that along with the ECU gains and the low RPM dip?
I have a tune from ESS, that will be customized soon for the Akra exhaust. There is a dip at 2.5K RPM's, that really needs to be taken care of. The AFR really leans out there, and the computer takes too long to adapt to that, causing a dip in power.

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