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      09-09-2011, 11:33 AM   #1
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Exhaust Tip Sticking Our Further?

Hey Guys,

I just installed a Fabspeed xpipe on the M yesterday and noticed the tip of my Eisenmann sticks out a little further out. Roughly about an inch out pass the top piece. Is this normal? Or should I re-adjust it?

Oh and my feedback on the xpipe

Sounds a lot better on higher RPM. More throaty and raspy. Definitely feels a lot better on WOT.

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Here are some pictures for reference. The first three are before I started the motor. The rest are after driving for 20 mins.
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      09-09-2011, 11:42 AM   #2
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maybe you got the e90 setup??? i dont think its normal
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yeap sounds like you bought a E90 exhaust
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      09-09-2011, 01:27 PM   #4
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I know for a fact it's for a coupe. I'll try snapping some pictures.
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      09-09-2011, 04:43 PM   #5
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That Looks Normal..
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it's common for them to extend out after you drive
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They look just like mine.

I actually like the way yours (and mine) look.
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^+1, it looks good OP!
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Yup that's normal and looks badass
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The Eisenmann on my coupe doesn't stick out that far, but I wouldn't worry about it. Looks good!

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maybe you got the e90 setup??? i dont think its normal
Just for other newbies like me ...

Are you sure you're right here?

The coupe is longer than the 4 door. So no matter which car he has, and which exhaust he has, on the Coupe you should find that the exhaust finishes in the same place or further forward.

I think if you have a 4 door and fit the coupe exhaust (from some manufacturers) you will have too long tips - not that that has ever been a problem for me! lol
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So does the x-pipe make it deeper or higher pitched?
Deeper with more ROAR to the sound. Eisenmann Sport + Fabspeed xpipe =
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Put a diffuser on the rear and call it a day .
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Put a diffuser on the rear and call it a day .
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Just for other newbies like me ...

Are you sure you're right here?

The coupe is longer than the 4 door. So no matter which car he has, and which exhaust he has, on the Coupe you should find that the exhaust finishes in the same place or further forward.

I think if you have a 4 door and fit the coupe exhaust (from some manufacturers) you will have too long tips - not that that has ever been a problem for me! lol
Correct. The E92/93 axleback is longer than the E90.
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maybe you got the e90 setup??? i dont think its normal
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yeap sounds like you bought a E90 exhaust
fyi E90 tips would be tucked in significantly not pushed out

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it's common for them to extend out after you drive
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I think the fabspeed makes it stick out a touch farther. Even on my full fabspeed system, I believe it pushed the tips out a touch.
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The exhaust does expand with driving. The stock system does the same thing.
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yeap sounds like you bought a E90 exhaust
No. This is not correct. The Midsections between E90 and E92's are the exact same thing.

The rear sections are the exact same thing, except on the E90, the tips are about 8-10MM shorter.

If he had an E90 exhaust on his E92, the exhaust would be more sunken in, not protruding.

To the OP, is the fabspeed unit you purchased a cut and clamp unit that is meant to be used with the factory primary cats? If so, check to see that it is mounted in the proper location and in far enough.

Another thing is, many exhaust systems will expand due to heat because they are not using hardened SS or heat treated SS. In some cases, the SS used is coming from a steel mill where nobody knows the quality of the manufacturing and the true grade and composition of the SS/tubing. At the end, all of them will expand, some will expand more than others.
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