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      02-23-2015, 11:39 AM   #1
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Exhaust Options (Pics /Vids)

Hi All-

Now that I jumped on the E9X M Platform I'm starting to look to mod my car.

One of the first things I'm looking to mod is the exhaust system and after doing some small research I learned that there are numerous options when choosing an exhaust.

Notable Exhausts:

OEM Exhaust Mod
RPI Exhaust
Eisenmann

My question to you is what do you suggest? Please back up your suggestions with pics and videos of these set ups.
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Hi All-

Now that I jumped on the E9X M Platform I'm starting to look to mod my car.

One of the first things I'm looking to mod is the exhaust system and after doing some small research I learned that there are numerous options when choosing an exhaust.

Notable Exhausts:

OEM Exhaust Mod
RPI Exhaust
Eisenmann

My question to you is what do you suggest? Please back up your suggestions with pics and videos of these set ups.
You're not really listing what your preferences are. There are a plethora of exhaust systems for the E9X platform which come with a variety of options. For example if you were looking to shed weight and have an exhaust that is comfortable and sporty but not overbearing and deafening you could go with Akrapovic. If you're looking for an exhaust that can be heard from a mile away and really project a spirited note, you could go with IPE Innotech Valvetronic exhaust. Everyone can suggest whatever they want, but there are plenty of threads with various reviews and opinions on different exhausts. Just research and pick what looks, feels and sounds best to you
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You're not really listing what your preferences are. There are a plethora of exhaust systems for the E9X platform which come with a variety of options. For example if you were looking to shed weight and have an exhaust that is comfortable and sporty but not overbearing and deafening you could go with Akrapovic. If you're looking for an exhaust that can be heard from a mile away and really project a spirited note, you could go with IPE Innotech Valvetronic exhaust. Everyone can suggest whatever they want, but there are plenty of threads with various reviews and opinions on different exhausts. Just research and pick what looks, feels and sounds best to you
Great point.

I'm looking for something definitely with a deeper tone and louder (not obnoxiously loud). More or less in the 1-1.5k Range.
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Great thread!!
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      02-23-2015, 12:18 PM   #5
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Great thread!!
Thanks

We can make this a general thread and post up our personal favorite setups with supporting pictures and videos.

I may not be the only one who will find this useful.
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You're not really listing what your preferences are. There are a plethora of exhaust systems for the E9X platform which come with a variety of options. For example if you were looking to shed weight and have an exhaust that is comfortable and sporty but not overbearing and deafening you could go with Akrapovic. If you're looking for an exhaust that can be heard from a mile away and really project a spirited note, you could go with IPE Innotech Valvetronic exhaust. Everyone can suggest whatever they want, but there are plenty of threads with various reviews and opinions on different exhausts. Just research and pick what looks, feels and sounds best to you
Great point.

I'm looking for something definitely with a deeper tone and louder (not obnoxiously loud). More or less in the 1-1.5k Range.
1-1.5k range is really limiting your options. These high performance titanium exhausts are quite expensive and can cost anywhere from 3.5k upwards. I'd suggest either doing the OEM mod which gives a lovely tone and also won't infiltrate the cabin, and save you thousands of dollars for other mods. Or look on the market place in these forums, titanium exhausts last a lifetime and you should have no concerns getting a second hand one. If you want a deep tone with no drone id definitely suggest Akrapovic. It also comes with carbon fiber tips which give your car a very sporty look.
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Please back up your suggestions with pics and videos of these set ups.
This seems like a question on a test in high school. So, I'm gonna go against the grain (in a couple ways).

I have, and prefer, the MPE. That is all.
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Great point.

I'm looking for something definitely with a deeper tone and louder (not obnoxiously loud). More or less in the 1-1.5k Range.
Don't listen to those telling you to buy an Akra. It's a huge waste of money. No performance benefit other than the lighter weight (big whoop). I'd suggest hitting up YouTube and finding some clips of different exhausts and finding what you like.
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I have the revinora race and couldn't be happier. But it is loud especially since I'm straight piped all the way.

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great video. You can really get a good feel of your exhaust. Thanks
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Great point.

I'm looking for something definitely with a deeper tone and louder (not obnoxiously loud). More or less in the 1-1.5k Range.
Find a used Dinan exhaust on the boards and call it a day.
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Don't listen to those telling you to buy an Akra. It's a huge waste of money. No performance benefit other than the lighter weight (big whoop). I'd suggest hitting up YouTube and finding some clips of different exhausts and finding what you like.
You're joking...right? It has pretty solid increases in HP and torque...I have an IPE exhaust and I still have huge respect for Akrapovic exhausts because of their performance driven design and function.
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Don't listen to those telling you to buy an Akra. It's a huge waste of money. No performance benefit other than the lighter weight (big whoop). I'd suggest hitting up YouTube and finding some clips of different exhausts and finding what you like.

Take it from the guy with VMR wheels!

Why buy Volks or any forged wheel anyway? Waste of money for a lump of raw material.
No performance benefit other than the lighter weight (big whoop)
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LMAO!!
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Hahahaha this thread. Thanks for the laughs.

OP, lead off with MPE, Akrapovic slip on, Dinan. If you do a search you'll be able to just read a ton of stuff about your options without bored people like us coming in here and starting pointless arguments.
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