BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Engine, Transmission, Exhaust, Drivetrain, ECU Software Modifications
 
GT Haus
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-01-2012, 01:14 AM   #1
E92///M3
Private
5
Rep
60
Posts

Drives: 2012 E92 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: California

iTrader: (0)

Akra Evo vs Gruppe M Exhaust

Gruppe M is more expensive than the akra evo exhaust but the akra's hp gain is much more than that of gruppe m. which is better?
Appreciate 0
      11-01-2012, 01:34 AM   #2
Draxus
Private
0
Rep
51
Posts

Drives: MK4 R32
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: United States

iTrader: (0)

Of the two you listed? Akra.

Does that matter? No, it is subjective.
Appreciate 0
      11-01-2012, 01:39 AM   #3
m3an
Banned
m3an's Avatar
21
Rep
1,611
Posts

Drives: M3
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: South Florida

iTrader: (2)

I know people will respond, but maybe if they don't then these stupid threads will stop coming up every day. OP do a fuckin search, c'mon you're post is totally subjective, buy whatever you want.
Appreciate 0
      11-01-2012, 04:50 AM   #4
Rshane
M-Flight Member
Rshane's Avatar
United_States
15
Rep
1,090
Posts

Drives: 2011 E92 M3
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: San Antonio, Texas

iTrader: (0)

I have the Akra Evo on my M3. I have no experience at all with the Gruppe M exhaust. Based on this, I would say the Akra is undoubtedly the better system.
__________________
2011 Le Mans Blue M3// Black extended Novillo w/ Blue Grey Aluminum trim/DCT/ZTP/ZCW/ZPP/ZCP Premium Sound ///Akrapovic Evolution Exhaust

2015 Audi S4 Prestige, Brilliant Black S-tronic
2012 Le Mans Blue 135i M Pkg DCT
Appreciate 0
      11-01-2012, 12:39 PM   #5
kchu221
JDM whore
kchu221's Avatar
South Korea
49
Rep
3,065
Posts

Drives: 2011 Porsche 997.2 GT3
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: los angeles

iTrader: (9)

i dont even think theres a handful of people on here that are runnign the gruppe m, to even fairly compare the two systems together... that being said, the sound each system makes are all personal preference, but the only comparison between the two is prolly who has better quality titanium and welds!
__________________
2011 Porsche 997.2 GT3
Appreciate 0
      11-01-2012, 01:11 PM   #6
Wolfinwolfsclothing
Banned
21
Rep
1,312
Posts

Drives: E92 ///M3 Coupe
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: B-roads

iTrader: (2)

I would assume Akra is the better system, but I have not heard Gruppe M. I dislike the Evo systems sound and that alone would not keep me from buying it again. I do however love the sound of the Akra axel back paired with a stainless steel catless resonated x pipe.
Appreciate 0
      11-01-2012, 10:42 PM   #7
Chriskm3
Colonel
Chriskm3's Avatar
Canada
31
Rep
2,210
Posts

Drives: M3
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by m3an View Post
I know people will respond, but maybe if they don't then these stupid threads will stop coming up every day. OP do a fuckin search, c'mon you're post is totally subjective, buy whatever you want.
I agree with that. But as well I know people who heard the akra and dislike the sound an prefer something deeper and more roar. Buy what u like but fin few local guy with unit installed and let your ears decide.
Good luck.
Appreciate 0
      11-03-2012, 04:14 PM   #8
LarThaL
Colonel
LarThaL's Avatar
128
Rep
2,867
Posts

Drives: 2011 M3
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: West Springfield, MA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E92///M3 View Post
Gruppe M is more expensive than the akra evo exhaust but the akra's hp gain is much more than that of gruppe m. which is better?
What exactly are you asking when you say "better"? What are you looking for in an exhaust?
__________________
2014 Audi S6 * 2015 Audi S3 * 2015 Porsche Cayman GTS
Former 2011 BMW M3 owner
Appreciate 0
      11-03-2012, 04:38 PM   #9
rjd598
Major General
rjd598's Avatar
United_States
157
Rep
5,371
Posts

Drives: 10' M3
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Diego,CA

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2010 BMW M3  [4.50]
1999 BMW M3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by m3an View Post
I know people will respond, but maybe if they don't then these stupid threads will stop coming up every day. OP do a fuckin search, c'mon you're post is totally subjective, buy whatever you want.
There needs to be a new rule instated that doesn't allow threads to be created until certain amount of posts have been reached
__________________
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:50 PM.




m3post
m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST