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      09-06-2010, 02:05 PM   #1
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X Pipe Fabspeed

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OK or NOT OK to put only a XPIPE FABSPEED without the primary sector(primary school,Primary) FABSPEED on M3 E92?

Assembly(Editing) with primary sector(primary school,Primary) OEM only by bolt without cut and weld?

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      09-06-2010, 02:24 PM   #2
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If you mean re-use your OEM cats on the Fabspeed X-pipe, yes it is possible. You just cut your OEM x-pipe, then clamp it to the Fabspeed X-pipe section.

If that's your plan, I would also suggest the Challenge as possible alternative, just because it costs about the same, challenge has a history of high quality, and it replaces more piping while still re-using your OEM primary cats (so you'd still be cutting, same as the Fabspeed X-pipe).

They'll both end up fairly similar in nearly every aspect though.

Hopefully Challenge doesn't mind me borrowing stuff from their thread.



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- Retains factory primary cats
- No check engine light
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- Increased low end power

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Thank you for your help(assistant).

The noise will be you he(it) better than the OEM, stronger or not too strong?

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With any X-pipe, the noise gets noticeably louder. It depends largely on the mufflers that you have. If you are putting Fabspeed or Challenge X-pipe replacements on your OEM mufflers, seeing that you're still using OEM cats and both X-pipes come with resonators, it should be louder, but probably not enough to anger most police here in the states. Don't know about France though.

Now, if you have this X-pipe setup with Race mufflers, that's probably going to be MUCH louder.
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