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      10-10-2010, 02:06 PM   #1
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does vibrant resonators reduce a lot of my exhaust loudness?

i read a thread in this forum and said the vibrant resonators couldnt reduce drone. Im running catless DP , no resonator. does vibrant resonator reduce more drone then the stock resonator? also will the vibrant resonator reduce a lot of my exhaust loudness?
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Oh man, another one?

Yes it will reduce drone..and clean it up a bit.

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i read a thread in this forum and said the vibrant resonators couldnt reduce drone. Im running catless DP , no resonator. does vibrant resonator reduce more drone then the stock resonator? also will the vibrant resonator reduce a lot of my exhaust loudness?
The 335i coupe doesn't have a resonator but an x-pipe, only the sedan has one. So you can surely benefit from a resonator to if not eliminate at least reduce drone. You have nothing to lose anyway...they are cheap
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i read a thread in this forum and said the vibrant resonators couldnt reduce drone. Im running catless DP , no resonator. does vibrant resonator reduce more drone then the stock resonator? also will the vibrant resonator reduce a lot of my exhaust loudness?
I mean seriously...You read my thread....do you really need 10 people to say yes before you believe me that YES It does!
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The 335i coupe doesn't have a resonator but an x-pipe, only the sedan has one. So you can surely benefit from a resonator to if not eliminate at least reduce drone. You have nothing to lose anyway...they are cheap
i was under the impression that the sedans had no resonators, but the coupes do. well, i guess that's what i get for never looking under my car!

i'll be purchasing these vibrant resonators in this case
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I mean seriously...You read my thread....do you really need 10 people to say yes before you believe me that YES It does!
i know it reduces the drone but im really happy with my exhaust note now. I afraid that after adding the vibrant resonator, the loudness will be reduced a lot
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i know it reduces the drone but im really happy with my exhaust note now. I afraid that after adding the vibrant resonator, the loudness will be reduced a lot
I'm in the same boat as you, same exhaust/dp combo.
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i was under the impression that the sedans had no resonators, but the coupes do. well, i guess that's what i get for never looking under my car!

i'll be purchasing these vibrant resonators in this case
You could always look under your car, haha. Yes, sedans have resonators because usually people who buy sedans are loosers who don't want some nice noise. Although, I must admit, my resonator makes a muffler delete sound SOOOOOOO good.
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