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      09-23-2009, 09:24 PM   #1
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Thumbs up I am very happy with my Vanguard Ti Exhasut!!!

I have had this Vanguard Ti Exhaust installed for almost a week now. I feel like to share a few thoughts with you guys here although I have already replied to some threads about how impressive I am with this purchase.

For your information, this exhaust is extremely light (the shop installed it for me actually weight it and told me it's a bit more than 15lb without the tips as they said), and the finish is just perfect. It took the shop about 55mins to finish the whole installation and I paid only 85 bucks which made me even happier. By the way, I asked one local BMW dealership and they want $460 + tax to install that for me

Back to the exhaust, it makes this high rev V8 in M3 awaken. As I said in the other post, this is to me is how a performance V8 engine vehicle should should like. Louder but just at that perfect spot. Now that I am enjoying driving my car even more. It will be 1 year after taking delivery for me by the end of next month and I already have 33k kms and I can't stop driving even more.

There is no drone inside the car at cruising speed IMO I really hate drone and I gave up a mazdaspeed exhaust in 2 weeks when I used to own a mazda back in 2002.

For you guys who want something sounds more aggressive to match the M3 and do not want to piss off your gf/wife/family/neighbors, I would recommend this exhaust to you.

I am from Greater Vancouver Area and if anybody wants to hear the exhaust before making a decision on buying one, feel free to send me a PM.

I am also attaching a few pictures of the exhaust on my car (will add more over the weekend if I find some free time)

Enjoy! and I am on my way out to drive around again!
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      09-23-2009, 09:28 PM   #2
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Beautiful looking M3 Sedan. Especially with the 18's. And that exhaust looks marvelous!
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looks badass. SEXY time! Tips look perfect on an E90.
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      09-24-2009, 04:03 AM   #4
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great pics....ur M3 us looking great
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      09-24-2009, 08:18 AM   #5
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I hope you are happy with it. But dont you think that the muffler cannister looks very obtrusive just likr the stock exhaust. Just MHP
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      09-24-2009, 08:51 AM   #6
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Those are the short tips right? WHen I originally had the longer ones, they stuck out too far, especially since i don't plan to get a diffuser.

But it looks amazing!

Anyone in the LA area would want to hear and see this exhaust, I'd be glad to show them!
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      09-24-2009, 09:42 AM   #7
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Nice looking exhaust!!!

I sure am gonna miss my exhaust... going back to stock because of the MRS.
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I hope you are happy with it. But dont you think that the muffler cannister looks very obtrusive just likr the stock exhaust. Just MHP
Not at all. I think it looks amazing. Doesn't hang low and you get a peak of the beauty. I have gotten a lot of compliments on how it looks and the sound.... OMG the sound!


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      09-24-2009, 01:39 PM   #9
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Thanks for the inputs guys. I am going on a short road trip this coming weekend and hopefully I will be adding some more pictures to share with you.

The tips are adjustable and I am planning to add a diffuser in the near future so that makes it even easier for me to play around for my own favorite setup.
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      09-24-2009, 03:26 PM   #10
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I hope you are happy with it. But dont you think that the muffler cannister looks very obtrusive just likr the stock exhaust. Just MHP
The reason everyone hates the stock exhaust is because it is so ugly. Having this exhaust hang down a bit wouldn't be a problem at all for me.
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      09-24-2009, 07:06 PM   #11
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Looks HOT! Glad you found a place to install it for cheap too. $85 Canadian?
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In hindsight I should've taken it to someone to get mine installed or had a buddy come over at least to help me move the stock exhaust off my belly.

My wife was not amused.
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      09-25-2009, 01:44 AM   #13
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Looks HOT! Glad you found a place to install it for cheap too. $85 Canadian?
yes! $85 canadian plus tax total $95. I got it installed by the guys at MOPAC in Langley, BC. Great job and fair rate. They charged 1 hour of labour and I was actually with them watching my exhaust installed. They were just amazed by how light weight the Vanguard Ti exhaust is.
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      09-25-2009, 02:10 AM   #14
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Looks great....time to get an x-pipe
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      09-25-2009, 02:00 PM   #15
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yes! $85 canadian plus tax total $95. I got it installed by the guys at MOPAC in Langley, BC. Great job and fair rate. They charged 1 hour of labour and I was actually with them watching my exhaust installed. They were just amazed by how light weight the Vanguard Ti exhaust is.
I will be in Vancouver in a couple weeks, will get in contact with you then for sure.

Looks really good.
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i think when spring 2010 hits, im doing a vanguard exhaust w/fabspeed xpipe and hfc
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      09-26-2009, 01:48 AM   #17
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I will be in Vancouver in a couple weeks, will get in contact with you then for sure.

Looks really good.
definitely, send me a PM before you head over to Vancouver. If I am not out of town for travelling ( I do a lot lately), I will be more than happy to show you the exhaust.
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Looking good...
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      11-14-2009, 11:55 PM   #20
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after nearly 8000kms of driving now. The more I drive, the happier I am with this exhaust. I am considering to add an X-Pipe to the system next spring, but of course, I need some noise level approval via family members first. LOL! Anybody have some idea about how much louder it will be with adding the x-pipe? I definitely not interested in any drone that will be caused.
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      11-15-2009, 01:24 AM   #21
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any sound clips??
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Anyone know if there would be any drone if you combined this with an xpipe + HFC?
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