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      04-24-2012, 04:27 AM   #1
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M exhaust accessory?

So I'm still waiting for my2013 e92 to start production, but I'm wondering to any other fellow e92 owners- did any of you buy the M exhaust BMW offers? Granted it sounds like a lion in the YouTube video, but is 4K really worth it? I've never heard it in person, and probably wont unless I purchase it- just looking for feedback, or if aftermarket is the way to go.
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Forget that mess and feast your ears on this beauty.

(turn up your speakers )



Akrapovic Evolution Exhaust System
on it it has some impressive performance gains as well.
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Unless you're purchasing the M Performance exhaust with the car (I believe it gets installed at the VPC/VDC) I'd wait and buy it from a forum vendor - you can pick one up for $3300-3500. However, if you plan on adding an aftermarket x-pipe with the M Performance exhaust then it might not be the best choice - search the forum and you'll find out why!

I agree with dadealus...get an Akra exhaust with CF tips
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HOLY......

...what the f*ck was that?

Sold. Good looking out both of you.
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Forget that mess and feast your ears on this beauty.

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Akrapovic Evolution Exhaust System
on it it has some impressive performance gains as well.
I don't know how so many people are getting this system and getting away with it. Don't your states have emissions testing?
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      04-24-2012, 06:11 AM   #6
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I don't know how so many people are getting this system and getting away with it. Don't your states have emissions testing?

This is why I currently and always will have my car(s) registered and plated in South Carolina

1. no sales tax over 300$ on any car
2. no emissions to pass
3. no front plate
4. plate is a sun rise
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I don't know how so many people are getting this system and getting away with it. Don't your states have emissions testing?
Replace the Akra x-pipe with the stock x-pipe when it's time for emissions testing. The Akra axle-back clamps directly to the stock x-pipe with the Akra adapter...
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      04-24-2012, 02:53 PM   #8
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I had the Performance exhaust and couldnt pair it with any x-pipe, it sounded terrible, extremely raspy , I sold it and bought the akra evo, couldnt be happier!
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I don't know how so many people are getting this system and getting away with it. Don't your states have emissions testing?
In CA, you don't need to smog a new car for several years

And many here lease, meaning they give the car back before they need to do any emissions testing

Next best thing is to put the stock back on when/if you have to do any testing
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I have the M-Performance exhaust and I love it, personally. I got it, but I don't plan to add an X-pipe. If I did, I would have went with a different option. Alone, I think the M-performance sounds great. It is quiet when I need and loud when I need. You can get it for $3500 at most places nowadays, FYI.
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In CA, you don't need to smog a new car for several years

And many here lease, meaning they give the car back before they need to do any emissions testing

Next best thing is to put the stock back on when/if you have to do any testing
And in addition to that switching x pipes is a simple task if you ever needed a smog
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And in addition to that switching x pipes is a simple task if you ever needed a smog
It's not hard, but boy does it suck to do on your back, with the car on stands. I have scars on my forehead to prove it.

-Exhaust Slut, who has swapped exhausts more times than he'd like to admit
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And in addition to that switching x pipes is a simple task if you ever needed a smog
It's not hard, but boy does it suck to do on your back, with the car on stands. I have scars on my forehead to prove it.

-Exhaust Slut, who has swapped exhausts more times than he'd like to admit
Scars on my forehead... Lmao

I could relate!
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I sold it and bought the akra evo
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Akrapovic Evolution exhaust all the way...
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