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Post by stevo///m3 » Sun Sep 04, 2016 5:28 pm

Beedub wrote:the s54 is a incredible piece... sadly it doesnt sound too hot exhaust note wise, and finally after nearly a decade... I've decided to go back to a stock rear muffler, i just cant take the drone anymore, and the noise is just sheer exhaust volume, i;ll keep my large bore setup and race cats and run the stock muffler i cant wait to actually enjoy the car for more than an hour without wanting to head home.
Can you take a couple of vids before you do Byron? :thumbsup:
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Post by monkadill » Sun Sep 04, 2016 7:54 pm

welcome to the ///M club - Nice :thumbsup:
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Post by Beedub » Sun Sep 04, 2016 9:21 pm

stevo///m3 wrote:
Beedub wrote:the s54 is a incredible piece... sadly it doesnt sound too hot exhaust note wise, and finally after nearly a decade... I've decided to go back to a stock rear muffler, i just cant take the drone anymore, and the noise is just sheer exhaust volume, i;ll keep my large bore setup and race cats and run the stock muffler i cant wait to actually enjoy the car for more than an hour without wanting to head home.
Can you take a couple of vids before you do Byron? :thumbsup:
Do you think the change will affect the power you're putting down?
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im not sure.... it may well do... but it can afford to loose alittle bit so i wont cry if it does, however i suspect it will be fine. i will take some videos and do a before and after, i cant wait to hear how it sounds.
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Post by mc5 » Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:34 pm

Still loving the car, enjoying the exhaust more now so keeping for now.

Did get a bit of understeer on a greasy roundabout at a sensible speed which wouldnt of happened in the m3, maybe time to get rid of the continental m3s. Gave the eventuri a polish

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Also I've been wondering what kind of finish I have on my alloys its one I haven't seen before it's quite rough to the touch but I like it. Any ideas?

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Post by D4dawg » Mon Sep 12, 2016 1:18 am

Conti m3 tyres are old now buddy hence grip issues
Wheels finish, I'd say they've had a refurb buddy
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Post by mc5 » Sat Oct 22, 2016 5:26 pm

So after much thought I removed & sold the Supersprint race+xpipe & picked up a nice pair of Remus from a member

Supersprints ready for new owner

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Some autosol on the remus

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and fitted
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Driving around this weekend part of me was missing the supersprints. They added so much character but were pretty loud everywhere
from the burble low down & the scream at top end. Will miss them at the weekend but probably not so much on my drives to work

The Remus by comparison are pretty subtle no drone whatsoever and a nice scream at top end. Someone did a drive by while I was stood outside and the sound along with the eventuri was amazing not far off a csl. Its slighly more subdued inside. This may get louder when my new oem xpipe has broken in. Its fine for now but you never know may go for something slightly louder in the future but with stock xpipe.

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Post by paulgs1000 » Sat Oct 22, 2016 6:47 pm

Been interesting reading about your exhaust decisions.

I have a similar dilemma over a slight drone but I've got used to this (and how to avoid it) and look forward to the 'sports' noise now when I go out on a run.
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Post by ChrisC85 » Sat Oct 22, 2016 7:07 pm

Looks great :thumbsup:
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Post by buzyg » Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:31 pm

Welcome to the forum. A fine looking Coupe. Enjoy learning to drive all over again. :driving: :D :thumbsup:
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Post by markos » Sun Oct 23, 2016 10:34 am

[ref]mc5[/ref], Remus back boxes look lovely after a polish :thumbsup: Be interesting to hear what you make of them after a few weeks use. When I had them first fitted I was a little underwhelmed but over time I realised they were just about spot on.
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Post by mc5 » Sun Oct 23, 2016 1:15 pm

markos wrote:[ref]mc5[/ref], Remus back boxes look lovely after a polish :thumbsup: Be interesting to hear what you make of them after a few weeks use. When I had them first fitted I was a little underwhelmed but over time I realised they were just about spot on.
Cheers Markos to be fair they were in great condition when you gave them to me.
Long term they are probably just right, but yes I was expecting a little more volume lower down. Guess I was just too used to the volume of the supersprints.

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Post by markos » Sun Oct 23, 2016 1:48 pm

mc5 wrote:
markos wrote:[ref]mc5[/ref], Remus back boxes look lovely after a polish :thumbsup: Be interesting to hear what you make of them after a few weeks use. When I had them first fitted I was a little underwhelmed but over time I realised they were just about spot on.
Cheers Markos to be fair they were in great condition when you gave them to me.
Long term they are probably just right, but yes I was expecting a little more volume lower down. Guess I was just too used to the volume of the supersprints.
I wish I started mine up when you came over: the standard boxes are SO quiet on tick over it's crazy :cry:
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Post by mc5 » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:47 pm

The remus has got a little louder now my xpipe has broken in so no regrets there
Kerbed the alloy so had to get the paint matched overall pretty pleased and shod with some new supersports on the front.

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Interim oil change at TWG and flew through its mot:)
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Post by MrPT » Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:08 pm

Nice. Bet it feels great on those MPSS - never heard good things about the Contis!

I know what you mean about the Eventuri. Hard to appreciate how angry it sounds until you hear it from outside the car.
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Post by mc5 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:45 pm

No updates for a while. Car has been faultless. Have been thinking of moving to an e92 m3 but might hold off until the new year.
Car flew through its mot today with no advisories and looking forward to having some new bilstein b6s fitted tomorrow to go with my eibachs

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