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      01-13-2009, 05:53 PM   #1
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Exhaust Popping/Backfiring

So im looking into buying a Riss Racing Exhaust or the BMW Performance one. For those that have heard the exhaust in action, do either of them make "popping" or backfiring noises on deceleration or as the revs drop when letting of the gas?? I kind of like the raw sound of this, so just curious to see if either exhaust made the popping sound. Thanks in advance!

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if you want backfire...go with a muffler delete.
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So im looking into buying a Riss Racing Exhaust or the BMW Performance one. For those that have heard the exhaust in action, do either of them make "popping" or backfiring noises on deceleration or as the revs drop when letting of the gas?? I kind of like the raw sound of this, so just curious to see if either exhaust made the popping sound. Thanks in advance!

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To answer your question, the Riss Racing has a tamer tone compared to the BMW Performance Exhaust, since the BMW exhaust deletes the stock mid muffler. The BMW exhaust has that popping note upon letting of the gas.
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if you want backfire...go with a muffler delete.
i actually heard a lot of people who did this went back to the stock muffler due to problems....I was going to do this but it seemed ghetto lol
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Nice, so it sounds like BMW may be the way to go for me. Thanks for all the help guys!
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eisenmann race has some nice popping on deceleration
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I believe all aftermarket mufflers made for the E90 do have that popping noise on deceleration.
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      01-13-2009, 08:08 PM   #9
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BMW Performance exhaust does. I just got mine installed and I LOVE IT!!!
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My pops a ton......like no really I have set off a car alarm before...haha albeit I was in a parking garage, but I can make it pop by just tapping the gas at any rpm. I have eisenhaus meisterchaft gt
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ikon's got some popping action. its beautiful. i dont think you can go wrong with any of the exhausts offered for our cars
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i just got the Ikon and the res delete and it makes that sound, i'm loving that sound also
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Ok and then just to straighten things out... The BMW performance exhaust is cat-back, so that means it eliminates the resonator and keeps the cats (two sets)? Would the riss racing exhaust eliminate the resonator and secondary cats? Thanks

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Ok and then just to straighten things out... The BMW performance exhaust is cat-back, so that means it eliminates the resonator and keeps the cats (two sets)? Would the riss racing exhaust eliminate the resonator and secondary cats? Thanks

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The BMW perf exhaust removes the mid muffler at the y-pipe, while the piping goes up just past this and requires cutting of the stock pipe. The Riss Racing exhaust is a full bolt on and replaces the stock mid muffler. I am not sure if the RR exhaust utilizes the stock cats.
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The BMW perf exhaust removes the mid muffler at the y-pipe, while the piping goes up just past this and requires cutting of the stock pipe. The Riss Racing exhaust is a full bolt on and replaces the stock mid muffler. I am not sure if the RR exhaust utilizes the stock cats.
is the mid-muffler you talking about the resonator?
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is the mid-muffler you talking about the resonator?
Not sure if it is a resonator/silencer/muffler but it is on the Y-pipe.
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oh man this thread is making me wet... I've got an injen intake, catless supersprint midpipe, and full hamann quads getting installed in the next month. yeeeehawwwww can't wait for the pop! lol
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popping lol, i got little flames shooting out when i drive crazy, been confirmed by my friend driving behind me
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if you like that sound, you should buy my mufflers and quad tips off me, magnaflow. it pops like crazy and sounds incredible, selling it for cheap too. here is the link

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you can hear alot of the popping in the video's
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if you like that sound, you should buy my mufflers and quad tips off me, magnaflow. it pops like crazy and sounds incredible, selling it for cheap too. here is the link

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you can hear alot of the popping in the video's
not sure that'll work on a NA car, can someone confirm?
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popping lol, i got little flames shooting out when i drive crazy, been confirmed by my friend driving behind me
+1 I have had a flame or two before and I don't have headers
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not sure that'll work on a NA car, can someone confirm?
The exhaust will work, but would need the 335i trunk under tray because it is different than the N/A cars and a bracket welded up...so in all reality, nope it wont work
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