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      01-03-2014, 12:56 PM   #1
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OEM Exhaust Mod (Perforated) Installed - Videos

At long last, I got my oem mod installed. I painted the can black (day pics posted below) and shot a couple impromptu videos last night.

Turns out, our video skills were on point. (Our includes Edward). This is how exhaust videos should be shot from now on. No revving. No tunnels. No GoPro. No kid yelling "SECK!" in the background. No 5 minute clips waiting for the car to do a 7-point turn. I'm so tired of all that Todd.





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sounds beautifull!!
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Sounds good! A day pic of the black can would be nice
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sounds great! where'd you get it done if you don't mind me asking?
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Sounds good! A day pic of the black can would be nice
Day pic is incoming.

The exhaust was modified by EAS. Installed locally.
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Sounds great, I did the perforated method too (one pipe on each side). Yours sound more agressive. Is everything else (cats, mid-pipe) stock?
Maybe this was in cold start cycle,than sounds mine like that too(more agressive)
Link to my thread of it >http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=733817
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Sounds great, I did the perforated method too (one pipe on each side). Yours sound more agressive. Is everything else (cats, mid-pipe) stock?
This confirms my assumption. I believe all 4 pipes (rather than just 2) were replaced/clamped in this exhaust.

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like every other modded OEM job. they sound great!

although not loud enough for me personally .
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This confirms my assumption. I believe all 4 pipes (rather than just 2) were replaced/clamped in this exhaust.

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This one is the all 4 perforated pipes replaced and can give you sometimes backfire sound with the trottle blips when dowshifting with DCT

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like every other modded OEM job. they sound great!

although not loud enough for me personally .
Ezio i know you like it loud,but.....
1-Need to think about the neighbors when i need to leave for work at 04.30 AM + the cold start sound of it !
2-And yes! Don't forget our friends the cops...
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Ezio i know you like it loud,but.....
1-Need to think about the neighbors when i need to leave for work at 04.30 AM + the cold start sound of it !
2-And yes! Don't forget our friends the cops...
hey man i have nothing against that.

although i will say this. i have never past into cop problems with loud exhausts. neighbors are more of the problem! haha
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This one is the all 4 perforated pipes replaced and can give you sometimes backfire sound with the trottle blips when dowshifting with DCT

These are the videos I do not like. And it sounds like ACM.

Revving? Why. Just why.

Tons of video downtime? Please edit.

First gear run from start? Minimal engine load, quickly through the rev band.
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These are the videos I do not like. And it sounds like ACM.

Revving? Why. Just why.

Tons of video downtime? Please edit.

First gear run from start? Minimal engine load, quickly through the rev band.
hahah.

i must say i didn't feel the need to skip around in your video
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This confirms my assumption. I believe all 4 pipes (rather than just 2) were replaced/clamped in this exhaust.

Day pics!
So the verdict on this set up is that the complete center chamber has been bypassed by (4) pipes being cut and ran straight through the exhaust (ACM Exhaust Mod), vs. the (2) perforated pipes being replaced (OEM Exhaust Mod)?
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So the verdict on this set up is that the complete center chamber has been bypassed by (4) pipes being cut and ran straight through the exhaust (ACM Exhaust Mod), vs. the (2) perforated pipes being replaced (OEM Exhaust Mod)?
Incorrect. This exhaust is not ACM. The middle section is still functioning.

Based on the information posted above, it is my belief that all four perforated pipes in the middle chamber were replaced with solid pipes on my exhaust. Some people just replace the two pipes with the most perforation in the middle chamber and call it a day.

Thanks for the feedback. Exhaust has burned in nicely over the last few days. It sounds even better
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Incorrect. This exhaust is not ACM. The middle section is still functioning.

Based on the information posted above, it is my belief that all four perforated pipes in the middle chamber were replaced with solid pipes on my exhaust. Some people just replace the two pipes with the most perforation in the middle chamber and call it a day.

Thanks for the feedback. Exhaust has burned in nicely over the last few days. It sounds even better
I can't believe I never noticed that behind the wire wrapping was additional perforations. My apologies, this is 100% my next project. Thanks again for the info and posting the video.
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Incorrect. This exhaust is not ACM. The middle section is still functioning.

Based on the information posted above, it is my belief that all four perforated pipes in the middle chamber were replaced with solid pipes on my exhaust. Some people just replace the two pipes with the most perforation in the middle chamber and call it a day.

Thanks for the feedback. Exhaust has burned in nicely over the last few days. It sounds even better
Agreed, actualy you have the 2 big and the 2 small perforated pipes replaced .
When you go to my(post)> link of # 7 of this thread you can take a look inside my muffler
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I can't believe I never noticed that behind the wire wrapping was additional perforations. My apologies, this is 100% my next project. Thanks again for the info and posting the video.
No worries. I simply wanted to be sure other forum members didn't misread my previous post.

Pro tip: Search the classifieds here for someone looking to unload their modified exhaust. You'll have an extra oem exhaust and probably save some cash. Otherwise, EAS sells modified exhausts ready to mount for $450.

Edit - More videos this week.
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