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      09-07-2009, 06:32 PM   #1
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help! akroprovic system e90 same as e92

buying AKROPROVIC exhaust system...the man im purchasing from had it on his e90 m3..will it fit my e92 ??? i know the tips are adjustable so it should but need to be 100 percent sure
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      09-07-2009, 06:48 PM   #2
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the tips are adjustable so it may just give you the extra length to fit an e92. however, akrapovic has two different model numbers for each (e90/e92).
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      09-07-2009, 08:49 PM   #3
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My installer indicated the mid-pipe joint was adjustable and there was some room to push the exhaust backwards if needed to fit the coupe
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      09-07-2009, 11:10 PM   #4
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Mid -pipe is same, but the axle back is different, so it could look a little strange
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      09-07-2009, 11:55 PM   #5
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Mid -pipe is same, but the axle back is different, so it could look a little strange
Interesting - one vendor told me they are the same - but obviously not.

Do you know what the differences are specifically?
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      09-07-2009, 11:59 PM   #6
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Love this system, I heard it on Sard's car, good pick Sam!
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thanks for help guys..picked it up tonight..on car tomorrow!!!!
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      09-08-2009, 01:24 AM   #8
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I will ask my vendor, but I am curious how it will look likeon the E92.
I'm going to take a close up photo tomorrow of the E90 muffler, on a similar angle to pictures of the E92 muffler on this forum...
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OK spot the difference time...they look the same to me?!?

E90 (note tail pipes are as far back as possible):


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The main difference is the where the tips are adjustable.
for the E90 the tips have to be pushed all the way. The E92 comes close to the end where the pipes connect.

Can't wait to get mine on my car.
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I heard from Evolve that they differ in fittment
Not 100% though..
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This could be the difference between the E90 and E92 - see below...



The muffler on the right has shorter connecting pipes for the tail pipes - it appears I was shipped mismatched E90 and E92 mufflers in error, however this could be by design, waiting to hear back from Akrapovic on this...
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This could be the difference between the E90 and E92 - see below...



The muffler on the right has shorter connecting pipes for the tail pipes - it appears I was shipped mismatched E90 and E92 mufflers in error, however this could be by design, waiting to hear back from Akrapovic on this...
Ya I know and the funny thing was it was stamped E92 on both silencers
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