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      09-19-2012, 08:33 AM   #23
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So I was wondering how many people with a 335is have switched the stock exhaust to the bmw PE one or another aftermarket exhaust? For those of you who have, are you happy with the decision or do you regret taking off the nice sounding stock one?
That's funny! I've been thinking of the exact same thing and really wanting to hear feedback from actual 335is owners if a PE is that much louder than the stock 'is' with "golf tee mod" to make it worth the $1K purchase. Like you, I'm happy with the current tone but feel it could use a little volume adjustment.

Regarding the tips, I looked into this as well and you can always buy the PE and have black tips welded on. There are some really good options for us

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Yeah i thought of that too. On my 135 PE i actually painted the tips black and it looked good but i had to put another coat on it every few months. With winter coming i probably won't do this until the spring if i do it at all, but I'm trying to see who has done it and if they are happy with their decision. I guess i could always put the stock exhaust back on and sell the PE one if i don't like it as well.
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Not to bring an old thread back to life, but does anyone if there is a weight difference between the 335is stock exhaust and the bmw performance one?
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So I was wondering how many people with a 335is have switched the stock exhaust to the bmw PE one or another aftermarket exhaust? For those of you who have, are you happy with the decision or do you regret taking off the nice sounding stock one?
Very happy...with stock DPs



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Keep mine stock. Can't see spending a $1000 for an incremental noise bump. If its really really important to you just cut open the IS system pull out the stuffing & weld it closed.
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Was that drone I heard on the freeway ? Wouldn't mind a bit more tuneful exhaust, but not at the expense of uber noisy cruise.
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Was that drone I heard on the freeway ? Wouldn't mind a bit more tuneful exhaust, but not at the expense of uber noisy cruise.
LOL, no I am sure you didnt hear "drone" from the outside rear of the car, there is no drone in my car.
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So I was wondering how many people with a 335is have switched the stock exhaust to the bmw PE one or another aftermarket exhaust? For those of you who have, are you happy with the decision or do you regret taking off the nice sounding stock one?
Very happy...with stock DPs



cP-e downpipes w/High Flow Exhaust

Nice videos!
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Stock with Dinan FFE sounds really nice, you might have sold me!
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OP, did you decide to stick with stock then? If you decide to switch and are looking to sell your is exhaust I'm interested for the right price
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OP, did you decide to stick with stock then? If you decide to switch and are looking to sell your is exhaust I'm interested for the right price
No, I haven't changed the stock exhaust yet. I just haven't been able to justify spending over a thousand dollars for a minor increase in sound, especially when the stock IS one sounds pretty sweet. I'll keep you in mind though if i do buy the performance one for my car.
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