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      11-01-2016, 06:25 PM   #1
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Opinions on Akrapovic Slip On exhaust?

What are the forum opinions on Akrapovic Slip On exhaust?

I am thinking about buying the exhaust in April (due to when I get my bonus), if you have one know do not bother trying to sell me it, you will sell it way before then.

I am just looking for opinions on the quality as someone slipped into my ear that the welds arent the best, but everything else I hear it is the holy grail.
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      11-01-2016, 06:30 PM   #2
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What are the forum opinions on Akrapovic Slip On exhaust?

I am thinking about buying the exhaust in April (due to when I get my bonus), if you have one know do not bother trying to sell me it, you will sell it way before then.

I am just looking for opinions on the quality as someone slipped into my ear that the welds arent the best, but everything else I hear it is the holy grail.
just mufflers? there wont be a much difference in sound from OEM.
its really quiet. not worth the price imo just muffler. now if you get a catless xpipe or the evo xpipe, thats another story.
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I initially went with the slip on and loved it. Had it for around four years now. Eventually added the rest of the system to be the full EVO exhaust. Love it and have had no issues. Sound is great, not too loud when you're trying to leave the neighborhood at 5:30 am but man does it sing at the higher RPM's.

And a quick observation from my neighbor. Her husband drives the MB S550 and she drives a Prius but tells me my car sounds like "pure sex"...
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Like other before me have said it is on the quieter side of axlebacks. Quality is definitely top notch and have seen any issues with the welds before. Weight saving is about 31lbs vs the stock muffler. Sound definitely wakes up when paired to a catless x-pipe. Unfortunately the EVO pipes wont be available anymore because of emissions. Would have to pair it with another type of X-pipe.
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I have the akra slip on, it's louder than OEM but it's still quiet considering it's a aftermarket exhaust. I like the sound, it sounds expensive lol not just purely loud like some others.

It's a little pricy but you get what you paid for.
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I live in Hong Kong, where we have lots of mountains and what-not.

You know how most, if not all exhausts, when you're going up a hill, applying constantly throttle, with the car around 1.5K-2K RPM? Does it drone then?

That's really my biggest worry.

I'm looking at the full AK Evo System, have a friend selling one.
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I initially went with the slip on and loved it. Had it for around four years now. Eventually added the rest of the system to be the full EVO exhaust. Love it and have had no issues. Sound is great, not too loud when you're trying to leave the neighborhood at 5:30 am but man does it sing at the higher RPM's.

And a quick observation from my neighbor. Her husband drives the MB S550 and she drives a Prius but tells me my car sounds like "pure sex"...
My advice is to search for the best in cabin experience because no matter how good it sounds you won't get to hear it.
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quality is top notch and the weight loss is a big plus. however, they are a bit on the quiet side, and are a bit expensive. if they were cheaper, i'd pickup a rear section to run at laguna to pass sound and keep the weight down, but i can't justify the price for a spare exhaust.
you have probably read other posts of mine that my vorsteiner type 1 titanium exhuast weighs about 17 lbs and sounds great. however, they are very rare.
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I live in Hong Kong, where we have lots of mountains and what-not.

You know how most, if not all exhausts, when you're going up a hill, applying constantly throttle, with the car around 1.5K-2K RPM? Does it drone then?

That's really my biggest worry.

I'm looking at the full AK Evo System, have a friend selling one.
The S65 drones around 1.5-2k . If you're going up a hill, you may want to downshift another gear
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i might be selling an akra slip on for cheap. it's got dents, blemishes and fitment issues that i don't have time to deal with. anyone shoot me a pm if you are interested.
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The S65 drones around 1.5-2k . If you're going up a hill, you may want to downshift another gear
Ahh. Similar to my C63 then.

Thanks Shadow, appreciate it!
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i might be selling an akra slip on for cheap. it's got dents, blemishes and fitment issues that i don't have time to deal with. anyone shoot me a pm if you are interested.
LOL if this was April-ish I would def buy it.

I do not care about dents, blemishes, etc.

Just for shits and giggles, what is your sale/ship price?
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It's not a deep exhaust or aggressive sounding, so you should be ok in tunnels and parking structures.
The EVO is a little deeper and louder.
The GT4 pipes makes it a beast. Loud and deep.
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