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      01-15-2008, 02:45 PM   #23
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sorry just saw your images. can u tell me if the guy who installed it had to but some washers in to free up space under the exhaust tubing and that brace plate shown below? cheers


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The X pipe won't make the droning go away, the inline resonators that you see in the Milltek photos will.
http://picasaweb.google.com/andreche...75641795475042
I ended up getting similar resonators put on my UR exhaust and most (not all of it) of the droning ended up going away.
Did the overall sound get quieter as well, or just the drone was reduced.
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      01-15-2008, 05:09 PM   #25
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from my experience there is drone on the milltek, but it is minimal. worst of all its at the ideal crusing speed (just off the legal limit) at or around 80mph in top gear
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      01-15-2008, 07:43 PM   #26
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Did the overall sound get quieter as well, or just the drone was reduced.
I'd say the overall volume went down quite a bit as well as a reduction in drone (1800-2200 rpm).

I can't remember the part number, but I do remember it was a 12"-14" in-line resonator from Magnaflow.
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sorry just saw your images. can u tell me if the guy who installed it had to but some washers in to free up space under the exhaust tubing and that brace plate shown below? cheers
Yup. I had to put washers in there as well.
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      01-15-2008, 11:37 PM   #28
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I'd say the overall volume went down quite a bit as well as a reduction in drone (1800-2200 rpm).

I can't remember the part number, but I do remember it was a 12"-14" in-line resonator from Magnaflow.
Hmmm, thanks. Id hate to lose volume but I figured that the drone was related it it though.

When I had the stock E90 resonator in the car I still had some drone but very very mild. When I removed it and put the Magnaflow XPipe in, the drone was the same, in the same RPM range, but it got louder, but so did the rest of the exhaust. So it seems its a characteristic of the exhaust, but at this point its liveable and I love the tone of the Eisenmann Sport too.
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I loved my Milltek so much on my e46 M3!
Everybody was getting eisenman and supersprint, but the Milltek is the ultimate sounding exhaust for the daily driver that doesn't want anything obtrusive.

I was really looking forward to getting this Milltek for my car but there wasn't anything yet for the e90, so I customized an exhaust keeping the Milltek sound in mind for the sound I was going for.
The downpipes will make the car sound raspier, but the 12" straight through resonators work will with taking care of the rasp.

This is what I got now:
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I loved my Milltek so much on my e46 M3!
Everybody was getting eisenman and supersprint, but the Milltek is the ultimate sounding exhaust for the daily driver that doesn't want anything obtrusive.

I was really looking forward to getting this Milltek for my car but there wasn't anything yet for the e90, so I customized an exhaust keeping the Milltek sound in mind for the sound I was going for.
The downpipes will make the car sound raspier, but the 12" straight through resonators work will with taking care of the rasp.

This is what I got now:
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showpo...78&postcount=1

you had an m3 before mr.5? amazing car i still want one. i LOVED the supersprint and def the kres-seigj
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Pele, im thinking of getting the V3 and having ICS do the install. How did it come out.
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Pele, im thinking of getting the V3 and having ICS do the install. How did it come out.
install went great for pele (i refered him to ICS). if you go to ICS ask for ryan and tell him dan with the blue 335i sent you
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install went great for pele (i refered him to ICS). if you go to ICS ask for ryan and tell him dan with the blue 335i sent you
Thanks. Will do. Ive been looking at there site for awhile and always wanted to take a trip there, looks like they can do some amazing stuff.
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Yes everything went well ICS. They do good work there.
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      01-17-2008, 08:52 AM   #35
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we had similar experience to G33 here in the the Uk.

The exhaust looks well made but just didn't fit very well once on Tony's car.

That brace plate definitely gets in the way and the drone was soo bad Tony took it back and got his money back

We're still trying to find something that sounds stock, but frees up the 10HP or so.

What did Terry end up doing with his ? Did he run catless dps with the stock echaust.

I'm seriously considering this

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People have been saying the CPE unit is pretty good without any drone. Anyone heard the samething?
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      01-17-2008, 12:21 PM   #37
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I know this is OT, but did you guys unplug the neg terminal on the bat to let the ecu relearn when putting on a new exhaust?
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      01-17-2008, 12:49 PM   #38
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I only did axle back, do I need to unplug the battery as well?
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no I doubt this would really have any effect, full cat back or not.

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      01-17-2008, 03:42 PM   #40
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SJ was the drone that bad? did Tony tell u about the problem with the jig... and my visit to the milltek development factory?
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I only did axle back, do I need to unplug the battery as well?
i unplugged the battery a few days after cos i went into the ecu box againand as SJ said it made no difference
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