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      06-20-2012, 03:45 PM   #23
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...and what about the modified stock exhaust???
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      06-20-2012, 03:55 PM   #24
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      08-10-2012, 01:47 PM   #25
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Thanks for all advice guys. I feel that I own you the result :-).

Couple of weeks ago I was down racing at Tor Poznan (Polandīs only race track and actually a former F1-track), for three days, whit some 100 people mainly from Sweden, but also from Denmark, Norway, Russia etc. (http://www.granturismoevents.com/gra...-polonia-2012/).

There was another guy from Stockholm down there with his M3 GTS (one of two sold GTS's in Sweden), and as this guy had a BMW M Performance exhaust system in Inconel laying in his basement (for no use) from an old m3 "lightweight build", I was offered a quick deal. As the price on this barely used BMW original part was decent, and as he claimed the sound was identical to his original BMW GTS system (which I thought was perfectly raw) , it was a deal. I was invited to come along for a few laps in the GTS and I can tell you, it is an extreme BMW, that one (however, more of that another time) :-).

I can live with the fact that the system doesn't add any extra HP, when knowing it shreds about 10 kg off the total weight, is built in a material common within F1, and has a sound that is just incredible nice. Ok. It doesn't sound as a jet flight, but on the other hands, no drone inside, whatsoever is created. To sum up - I am really satisfied!

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Thanks for all advice guys. I feel that I own you the result :-).

Couple of weeks ago I was down racing at Tor Poznan (Polandīs only race track and actually a former F1-track), for three days, whit some 100 people mainly from Sweden, but also from Denmark, Norway, Russia etc. (http://www.granturismoevents.com/gra...-polonia-2012/).

There was another guy from Stockholm down there with his M3 GTS (one of two sold GTS's in Sweden), and as this guy had a BMW M Performance exhaust system in Inconel laying in his basement (for no use) from an old m3 "lightweight build", I was offered a quick deal. As the price on this barely used BMW original part was decent, and as he claimed the sound was identical to his original BMW GTS system (which I thought was perfectly raw) , it was a deal. I was invited to come along for a few laps in the GTS and I can tell you, it is an extreme BMW, that one (however, more of that another time) :-).

I can live with the fact that the system doesn't add any extra HP, when knowing it shreds about 10 kg off the total weight, is built in a material common within F1, and has a sound that is just incredible nice. Ok. It doesn't sound as a jet flight, but on the other hands, no drone inside, whatsoever is created. To sum up - I am really satisfied!

Over and out.
Nice!! You can't go wrong with the MPE. Congrats!!!
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      08-10-2012, 07:18 PM   #27
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My buddy is going to modify his MPE like the guys do to their stock exhaust.
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      08-10-2012, 08:29 PM   #28
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For cat-back (and no xpipe), the BMW M Performance exhaust is a nice option. Been very satisfied with mine. Can get it for around $3.2K USD with a parts coupon/promo at some local dealers or some online dealers who offer free shipping. For a cat-back, it's actually one of the few that had any performance gains, (per Eurotuner Magazine test) without any funny hp/torque dips, there is zero drone, is very civilized (not booming noise) at idle, sounds great at WOT, is designed by BMW engineers for the perfect sound, you still have full warranty coverage, and is much cheaper than other weight-saving Inconel systems on the market.
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      08-10-2012, 09:27 PM   #29
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Congrats! It's a great exhaust that really compliments the M3 nicely. It's not the best in any one area but overall? Sounds familar.
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      08-11-2012, 09:39 AM   #30
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My buddy is going to modify his MPE like the guys do to their stock exhaust.
I was under the impression that the OEM exhaust mod was essentially making it into a MPE. I guess for the price of a MPE and having to modify it to make it louder one might as well consider buying something else.
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      08-11-2012, 10:26 AM   #31
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u cant go wrong with eisenmann race, i get compliments everywhere

here is my video:


here u can hear him say Eisenmann



Best mod for m3, Akra is to silent but quality, and i come from Slovenia, so i got Akra much cheaper then the rest of the world, but i got Eisenmann
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      08-11-2012, 12:09 PM   #32
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u cant go wrong with eisenmann race, i get compliments everywhere

here is my video:


here u can hear him say Eisenmann



Best mod for m3, Akra is to silent but quality, and i come from Slovenia, so i got Akra much cheaper then the rest of the world, but i got Eisenmann
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      08-11-2012, 01:23 PM   #33
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So does Akra Evo system drone in low RPM or no
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      08-13-2012, 08:36 AM   #35
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      08-13-2012, 10:14 AM   #36
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So does Akra Evo system drone in low RPM or no
That's subjective but I would say no. I love the Akra Evo system. It sounds fantastic.
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      08-13-2012, 09:09 PM   #37
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forget the eisemann i have had it and it drones like shit. I now have a slip on akra and its the best sounding with no noise on cruise.
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      08-14-2012, 01:56 PM   #38
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