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      07-15-2014, 01:37 PM   #1
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Magnaflow Exhaust E90 M3

Hello,

I'm looking at getting a Magnaflow Exhaust, wondering if anyone has some feedback? Good/Bad, too loud, build quality etc.

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      07-15-2014, 02:51 PM   #2
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Hello,

I'm looking at getting a Magnaflow Exhaust, wondering if anyone has some feedback? Good/Bad, too loud, build quality etc.

Thanks
For the money I would go elsewhere...there is a lot of boom and drone with this exhaust. Not to mention it isn't an inexpensive exhaust. For the same money you can get a Borla ATAK that sounds much better and doesn't have any drone and really brings out the exotic nature of this engine.

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      07-15-2014, 07:30 PM   #4
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Buy a MPE and live happily ever after. Correct is better than cheap and wrong.
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      12-19-2014, 10:58 PM   #5
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So just had the magnaflow exhaust installed on my car for about a week now. No modifications were required or done to the bumper and it actually sits pretty flush.
It's a bit too loud for my tastes. I dd the car and I will be putting up the stock exhaust back on.

The exhaust does sound good with open throttle. 3-8k and it sounds beastly.
1-2.5k there's a bit of a drone that I disliked.

Anyone who's interested in the exhaust I'll also be selling it very cheap. I'll also post pictures if anyone is interested.
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      12-20-2014, 09:58 AM   #6
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I have a magnaflow on my e92 m3 and personally for the price (I got it used for $400) it sounds great. I daily drove it for a year and it has very little drone. It looks good, it sounds good.

And overall, I recommend it.
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      12-20-2014, 10:19 AM   #7
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I have the Dinan exhaust on mine and love it. Loud enough when you want the sound and no drone while cruising.
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Love my magnaflow exhaust. no drone on low rpm, but that may have to do with other aspects of my exhaust as its custom. But I like it a little loud. You def get the more exotic sound than with other systems. This is a pure taste thing. Figure out what you want first then listen to a few and make your choice.
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Buy my Hartge. Made by Supersprint. Excellent quality and no drone. Also very rare!
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I have the Dinan exhaust on mine and love it. Loud enough when you want the sound and no drone while cruising.
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Not that I am an expert on exhausts, but some of the things I have read on the Magnaflow systems highlighted the thinner steel used in the system. Ultimately, I think the Borla system is comparatively priced and made from thicker material.
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I have the OEM modified on mine. Can't beat it for the money. Sounds great.
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I haven't tried one but the price is nice. The only way to know if you'll like it is to hook up with someone that has one or just take a leap of faith. Sound is so subjective, you've gotta take opinions with a grain of salt.
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Not that I am an expert on exhausts, but some of the things I have read on the Magnaflow systems highlighted the thinner steel used in the system. Ultimately, I think the Borla system is comparatively priced and made from thicker material.

Nope .. ...wrong...just the opposite.

It's a quality muffler. Polish stainless steel and it's well built. IMO, It's heavy and could lose some weight.


I like mine enough. I got the set for $300 ....may change it out later.
It is loud and drones a bit at 2k ....but sounds like a beast at 4k-8k.





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I have the OEM modified on mine. Can't beat it for the money. Sounds great.
This is the setup i have on mine where i just cut off the stock muffler.



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I have a magnaflow on my e92 m3 and personally for the price (I got it used for $400) it sounds great. I daily drove it for a year and it has very little drone. It looks good, it sounds good.

And overall, I recommend it.

I have to agree!!! If you don't like it loud....i would not recommend it.



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Buy a MPE and live happily ever after. Correct is better than cheap and wrong.
Are you sure on that??

I can honestly say that the build quality on the Magnaflow is better.
If you look and search...there has been many cracked MPE's.

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=897377
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If you like magnaflows sound, get a megan exhaust. Its 600 bucks and it doesnt drone like the magnaflow does. I know, my good buddy dean has the magnaflow on his and its nice, but his drones a lot more than my megan does hands down.
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