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      03-29-2010, 05:29 PM   #1
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sound difference between Akra and Eisenmann Sport?

Just curious about the sound characteristics/differences between the Akrapovic and the Eisenmann Sport? I used to have Eisenmann Sport so I know how it actually sounds, but haven't heard an Akra in person yet.

I don't want this to get into what's a better value thread, or a list of all the other competitors, I'm just trying to compare sound between these two for me and other readers on this board. thanks.
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Slip on or the full Arka system?

Here is just Eisenmann sport vs Arka full system. The Arka full system has a little more rasp with its 200cell cats compared to the Eisenmann Sport with the stock cats. Cant go wrong either way.

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More here: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheProje.../4/b3c0ve1vy0w
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^-- so that was full akra system compared to just axle back eisenmann? I've seen that video before it's hard to tell from YouTube though.
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^-- so that was full akra system compared to just axle back eisenmann? I've seen that video before it's hard to tell from YouTube though.
If your computer has speakers, you should be able to hear the difference and most importantly which one is which in stereo.
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Slip on or the full Arka system?
Full is fine if it's compared to an Eisenmann Sport on a full system, otherwise just slip on so they can be compared fairly.

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If your computer has speakers, you should be able to hear the difference and most importantly which one is which in stereo.
on my laptop, gonna have to play it through my stereo I guess.
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If your computer has speakers, you should be able to hear the difference and most importantly which one is which in stereo.
There you are!!!

I was expecting you to be post number 2 or 3 buddy, you getting slow!!
Must still be groggy from the anesthetic of the last face lift operation Burt?
Or was it another procedure you had done?... you still looking good for sixty something mate!!
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Slip on or the full Arka system?

Here is just Eisenmann sport vs Arka full system. The Arka full system has a little more rasp with its 200cell cats compared to the Eisenmann Sport with the stock cats. Cant go wrong either way.
Akra has 100 CELL CATS. Nothing beats that raspy sound, no drone and no boominess as Steve Dinan says in his video waving his big hands
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There you are!!!

I was expecting you to be post number 2 or 3 buddy, you getting slow!!
Must still be groggy from the anesthetic of the last face lift operation Burt?
Or was it another procedure you had done?... you still looking good for sixty something mate!!

I try my best! lol
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I have an Akra, and I have a friend with the Eiss.... The Akra is quiet when it needs to be and loud when needed...
The Eiss is just loud ...lol
So if you want people to know you are in town, buy the Eiss.
As far as I know the Akra is one of the best made systems on the market... Im not saying its the best performance wise... but definately up there on the quality side.
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I have an Akra, and I have a friend with the Eiss.... The Akra is quiet when it needs to be and loud when needed...
The Eiss is just loud ...lol
So if you want people to know you are in town, buy the Eiss.
As far as I know the Akra is one of the best made systems on the market... Im not saying its the best performance wise... but definately up there on the quality side.
Your friend has the Eis Sport? Cause I use to own that and thought it was pretty quiet. You couldn't even hear my car coming if you were inside the house.
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Full is fine if it's compared to an Eisenmann Sport on a full system, otherwise just slip on so they can be compared fairly.

I do have a video on our youtube page with Eisenmann Sport, fabspeed xpipe with 200 cell HFC for comparison but its much louder than the Arka full system that has 100 cell cats. I love it though.
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Get the Akra..
why? are you basing this on performance or sound? or both? I think both are great quality.
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I have an Akra, and I have a friend with the Eiss.... The Akra is quiet when it needs to be and loud when needed...
The Eiss is just loud ...lol
So if you want people to know you are in town, buy the Eiss.
As far as I know the Akra is one of the best made systems on the market... Im not saying its the best performance wise... but definately up there on the quality side.
Not Eis Sport, prob has Eis Race. I have heard it many times, very loud compared to the almost stock sounding Sport version
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Your friend has the Eis Sport? Cause I use to own that and thought it was pretty quiet. You couldn't even hear my car coming if you were inside the house.
Good question... im not sure... but it was very loud...
I will give him a call. By the way you are talking about it im guessing it might be the Race.
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wish Akra made exhaust for a c63
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wish Akra made exhaust for a c63
Akrapovic seem to only make exhausts for performance cars
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This setup seems to be a winner when it comes to Sound and Drone.

and im not just saying that because i have it. or maybe i am . lol...

Cabin Conversation is great even when you are at cruising ranges.



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why? are you basing this on performance or sound? or both? I think both are great quality.
I don't know much about the performance on it but I do know it is pretty light..

The quality is 100%...


It's a little too quiet but THE SOUND IS AMAZING. Not loud at all.
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I don't know much about the performance on it but I do know it is pretty light..

The quality is 100%...


It's a little too quiet but THE SOUND IS AMAZING. Not loud at all.
Yea, this is what I've been hearing from everybody.... I wish it was just a touch louder, I still like to make a little noise. Especially if I drop $3k+ I'd like to be able to hear it. We'll see what happens now that the weather is nice here and I finally have a chance to drive with the windows down again. My AA with x-pipe and hfcs really has an amazing sound and it is fun... it's just loud after an hour long drive.
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This setup seems to be a winner when it comes to Sound and Drone.

and im not just saying that because i have it. or maybe i am . lol...

Cabin Conversation is great even when you are at cruising ranges.



This sounds freakin mean I like it. I like it a lot.
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Akrapovic systems get louder as you put some miles on it.

Here is a video of Slip-On with about 100 miles on it

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