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      12-01-2017, 06:36 PM   #1
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Anyone in bay area have a catless M3?

Can I please smell and listen to your car? Preferably if you have a stock exhaust w/ primary cats deleted only. I would super appreciate it!!

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      12-01-2017, 06:38 PM   #2
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There are a bunch. I'm sure at the next monthly meet you could 'have a smell'.
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      12-05-2017, 01:49 PM   #3
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There are a bunch. I'm sure at the next monthly meet you could 'have a smell'.
sweet thanks!! when is the meet?
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      12-06-2017, 01:01 AM   #4
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i'll try to make the next meet. My primaries are gone
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      12-06-2017, 01:41 AM   #5
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Ill save you the time, it smells pretty aggressively strong.
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      12-06-2017, 02:29 PM   #6
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the short of it;

when driving, even with all windows down - fine, don't notice it
when driving slow, even with all windows down - fine, barely if at all notice it
when in stop start traffic, with all windows down - you're sucking in straight fumes
when driving or stopped in traffic with windows up - fine, don't notice it

if you're familiar with straight piped cars, it's par for the course, nothing out of the ordinary. if you've never been down this path before, you are in for a pretty big shock.

if you've got kids, or a missus who is sensitive, don't bother.

all said and done, the car is a different animal without the cats, i fell in love with it all over again when i lost mine.
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      12-06-2017, 04:53 PM   #7
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If you're worried about it being too loud and it smells, don't waste your time...the answer is yes to both counts. If you're someone like me who doesn't care about either one of those, then you'll be okay.
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I have evolve X-pipe with primary delete, and HFC secondary, and the smell is not that bad, also car is not loud. Wife approves.
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      12-07-2017, 02:27 PM   #9
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sweet thanks for all the info guys!!

I've never had a straight pipe/catless car before. I looking to delete primary cats mainly for power gains only (and for slightly raw-er sound, not SO much louder).
I don't want the car to be that crazy obnoxious loud (straight pipe), looking for a nice exotic - think sophisticated hooligan

Evolve X pipe sounds kinda interesting actually. Anyone else had experience with it, worth the money?

SFCM3 do you have the stock axle back with evolve X pipe, I assume you're happy? Would love to check it out one day

thanks again!
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      12-07-2017, 04:49 PM   #10
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sweet thanks for all the info guys!!

I've never had a straight pipe/catless car before. I looking to delete primary cats mainly for power gains only (and for slightly raw-er sound, not SO much louder).
I don't want the car to be that crazy obnoxious loud (straight pipe), looking for a nice exotic - think sophisticated hooligan

Evolve X pipe sounds kinda interesting actually. Anyone else had experience with it, worth the money?

SFCM3 do you have the stock axle back with evolve X pipe, I assume you're happy? Would love to check it out one day

thanks again!
I have a Dinan rear muffler section, bolted rite onto the Evolve X-pipe. Running BPM stage 2 tune, car runs great.
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      12-09-2017, 12:26 AM   #11
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If you are interested in our X-Pipe please let me know. We have one in stock and I can give you a great price.
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      12-09-2017, 04:37 AM   #12
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Im in San Francisco. have the Evolve x pipe with Corsa cat back. 0 drone. 0 rasp minimal to no smell. on a gintani tune. i do need to get out to one of those monthly meets one of these days. OH it also sounds gangster AF
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      12-11-2017, 04:39 PM   #13
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Im in San Francisco. have the Evolve x pipe with Corsa cat back. 0 drone. 0 rasp minimal to no smell. on a gintani tune. i do need to get out to one of those monthly meets one of these days. OH it also sounds gangster AF
You should come out, would love to compare notes....
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      12-11-2017, 04:52 PM   #14
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You should come out, would love to compare notes....
Whats the date for the next one? Glad to see other owners in the city as well
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      12-11-2017, 10:58 PM   #15
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sweet thanks!! when is the meet?
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Whats the date for the next one? Glad to see other owners in the city as well
This Saturday 12/16!
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      12-12-2017, 04:23 AM   #16
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This Saturday 12/16!
For sure. looks like i can make it out. Are you guys on the Facebook page as well?
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      12-14-2017, 09:05 PM   #17
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sweet thanks for all the info guys!!

I've never had a straight pipe/catless car before. I looking to delete primary cats mainly for power gains only (and for slightly raw-er sound, not SO much louder).
I don't want the car to be that crazy obnoxious loud (straight pipe), looking for a nice exotic - think sophisticated hooligan

Evolve X pipe sounds kinda interesting actually. Anyone else had experience with it, worth the money?

SFCM3 do you have the stock axle back with evolve X pipe, I assume you're happy? Would love to check it out one day

thanks again!
Got around to making a little cold start video.

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      12-15-2017, 06:32 PM   #18
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Got around to making a little cold start video.

sounds super nice, thank you for posting!!
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      07-19-2018, 05:33 PM   #19
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Bump ... I need to hear some of these setups. Are there regular meets in the SF area still?
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      07-19-2018, 06:45 PM   #20
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I had a gutted OEM x pipe and it smelled bad, a little raspy. I changed it to a Macht Schnell x pipe and the smell is less for some reason and sounded a lot better.

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Im running a straight pipe, to my active autowerks muffler!
I love it.
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