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      10-08-2008, 03:46 AM   #1
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E90/92/93 335i turbo exhaust question

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I am not even sure how it is called (enlighten me please)... the damn vacum clamp/valve just after the muffler before the tip on the left (driver's side). Has anyone removed it to install other tips for example? Errors? Warranty issues?

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      10-08-2008, 05:17 AM   #2
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      10-08-2008, 06:22 AM   #3
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I am aware you could unplug the electronic control or pinch it. I am asking about COMPLETE removal.
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well i would not modify the original exhaust, think would be best to just change the mufflers like a bastuck or Eisenmann.
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well i would not modify the original exhaust, think would be best to just change the mufflers like a bastuck or Eisenmann.
I can't due to the warranty. The only thing I could do is just tips and without removing that clamp/valve. Thing is that cyba's tips are not designed to be installed without removing it and cutting all the way to the muffler.
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You sure? because the change of the mufflers should not affect the warranty at all. Might be some local law you have in your country.
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You sure? because the change of the mufflers should not affect the warranty at all. Might be some local law you have in your country.
Yes, I am. It's a banana country. They are giving the customers a hard time because of wheels with offsets different than the OEMs, imagine about things that directly affect the engine
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      10-08-2008, 12:01 PM   #9
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I am aware you could unplug the electronic control or pinch it. I am asking about COMPLETE removal.
no, not will trow a code
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why are u removing it?
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If you plug the vacuum line it shouldn't cause a problem. If you disconnect the vacuum solenoid it will set a code. Just remove the valve and plug the line.
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why are u removing it?
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      10-08-2008, 04:03 PM   #13
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Don't unplug the solenoid, just seal the vacuum hose with a screw or a ball. The exhaust flap will stay open after this mod, no impacts on electronics. However, the flap can rattle a bit until the exhaust gets warm. Find more information here searching for "golf tee mod". You should do this when you install mufflers without a flap as well.

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