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View Poll Results: Which is the best exhaust for 335? Price Sound And Look
Autobahn Exotics (AE) 48 54.55%
Active Autowerke 7 7.95%
Remus 4 4.55%
Agency Power 1 1.14%
Borla 1 1.14%
HKS 21 23.86%
AC Schnitzer 1 1.14%
Borla 4 4.55%
Magnaflow 8 9.09%
Dinan 1 1.14%
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      07-23-2009, 01:01 PM   #23
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if m/t then eisenmann race ..
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There is a lot of hype around AE on this forum due to what you get for the $. In reality, for 335, you cant beat the sound of Eisenmann...no matter what anybody thinks. There are many other exhausts that have better value, lighter weight etc. For sound, Eisenmann reigns supreme.
Great guys thanks for the feedback!! This and AE are on the top of my list!
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My choice:BMW performance exhaust
Not surprised that it is not among your list.
...it does come with the warranty
I havent even look at BMW Performance.. Thanks man now i have to check it out!
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The Bimmerworld/HKS set up got some good press from Grassroots Motorsports and looks like a really nice set up. I personally have the AE and it was a long process to come to a decision. I am very happy with the purchase, though I think it would have been a tougher choice if the BW/HKS (non blue tips) was out when I made my purchase. For me it had to be a complete system and bolt on. No cutting or muffler only. And had to be civil as I roll with two carseats occupied by young kids 99% of the time.
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I have the UUC RSC335 and it has a nice sound and look to it.. I really only got it though because I only paid $500 for a brand new one!
Seems like a great deal im going to check it out!!!

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AE reigns supreme by far, find someone local and get a drive in their car. You're mind will be made up immediately.
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Ae wins by far.... I have auto tranny and there is no drone and when paired with catless downpipes it gives a great sound
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What about AMS? I know only a few have heard it, but everyone has seen the quality.

From the exhausts available currently, I would have to say your best bet is AE.
Ya thanks guys i am for sure considering AE as one of the top on my list.. thanks for the feedback!!
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Nothing beats the AE in terms of the overall package you get. It makes as much power as any other exhaust, doesn't drone at all, uses actual flanges (no shitty slip-joints), etc etc the list goes on.

It is civil when you need it to be, and an animal when you want it to be.™
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The Bimmerworld/HKS set up got some good press from Grassroots Motorsports and looks like a really nice set up. I personally have the AE and it was a long process to come to a decision. I am very happy with the purchase, though I think it would have been a tougher choice if the BW/HKS (non blue tips) was out when I made my purchase. For me it had to be a complete system and bolt on. No cutting or muffler only. And had to be civil as I roll with two carseats occupied by young kids 99% of the time.
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Nothing beats the AE in terms of the overall package you get. It makes as much power as any other exhaust, doesn't drone at all, uses actual flanges (no shitty slip-joints), etc etc the list goes on.

It is civil when you need it to be, and an animal when you want it to be.
Great to hear its very important that you guys metioned being civiled when needed and be an animal when you want it to be becasue that is what i am exactly looking for with the exhaust i get i dont want it to be crazy all of the time.. Thanks guys!!!
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I was also in the market for a exhaust system. I just pulled the trigger and ordered the AE exhaust, it will be delivered to my house monday, and hopefully install it right away.. I'll report back if you havent decided by then!
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Love my AE system
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I was also in the market for a exhaust system. I just pulled the trigger and ordered the AE exhaust, it will be delivered to my house monday, and hopefully install it right away.. I'll report back if you havent decided by then!
Awesome man congrats and please let me know how it is! From what i hear you made a great choice!!!
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      07-24-2009, 01:09 AM   #35
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Just saw this thread... You guys are awesome! Thanks for the kind words!
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We have the AE Performance catback on our Alpha test car and it has been great thus far.

You can see our car in this video with the AE Performance exhaust:



(my apologies if it was already posted, I did not look through all the posts in the thread)

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To me it isn't an "exhaust system" unless it connects directly to the downpipes. AE, HKS, AMS are some examples. To match up with these you really have to add mid-pipes to many of these axle-back exhausts or atleast some sort of cat-delete (or high flows in Kalifornia) such as a BMW Performance 1/2 exhaust :P
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Nothing beats the AE in terms of the overall package you get. It makes as much power as any other exhaust, doesn't drone at all, uses actual flanges (no shitty slip-joints), etc etc the list goes on.

It is civil when you need it to be, and an animal when you want it to be.
Out of curiosity, how much does the AE exhaust go for these days??
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I'm not sure what the current pricing is, PM nick@aeperformance.com for that info
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AE still loving it since day 1.
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Looking to get the AE exhaust...is it all bolt up and no cutting of the stock exhaust? Would be going on a lease 335xi coupe
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Looking to get the AE exhaust...is it all bolt up and no cutting of the stock exhaust? Would be going on a lease 335xi coupe
correct no cutting, all flanges.. bolt's right up. If you want I can stop by your shop today (just saw your PM)
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correct no cutting, all flanges.. bolt's right up. If you want I can stop by your shop today (just saw your PM)
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