E90Post
 


European Auto Source
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Photo/Video/Media Gallery > N55 e92 Dinan Exhaust Videos



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      07-31-2011, 04:13 PM   #1
j2m
Colonel
 
j2m's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Calgary, Ab

Posts: 2,452
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2011 BMW E92 M3  [5.00]
N55 e92 Dinan Exhaust Videos

I just had Dinan Exhaust and Stage 2 Suspension installed on my 2011 E92 XDrive 2 days ago. I decided to go with Dinan Exhaust for several reasons (warranty, quality...) but mainly because I wanted added performance and a deeper sounding exhaust without being too loud. I am extremely happy with the results. I have noticed the improvement on throttle responsiveness, especially on the low end. The sound is awesome when you want it to be heard and very subtle at low RPM's. Apparently the sound will get better and "deepen" over the next couple weeks. I was going to wait to post videos but several have requested some videos now, so here you go!

3 Videos
1. Cold Start
2. Warm Start
3. Launch and high speed drive by





__________________

11' E92 M3 Space Grey | DCT | ESS VT2- 625 | Gintani Race (valved) + Quad Res Catless X-Pipe | KW Sleeve's | GC Camber Plates|Arkym Diffuser | Vorsteiner VRS Lip | P3 Boost Guage | Stud Conversion
PHOTO's: Click Here ESS VT2 625 PHOTOS: Click Here

Last edited by j2m; 08-20-2011 at 10:30 PM.
j2m is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2011, 04:22 PM   #2
Malapropism
Book Worm
 
Malapropism's Avatar
 
Drives: '15 F82 M4 and '11 e92 335xi
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Toronto

Posts: 492
iTrader: (3)

Nice!!

Any pics of the drop with the stage 2 suspension?
__________________
| 2015 MW F82 M4 DCT | 2011 AW E92 335i XDrive Msport 6MT Pic Thread | @Malapropism |
Malapropism is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2011, 04:30 PM   #3
j2m
Colonel
 
j2m's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Calgary, Ab

Posts: 2,452
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2011 BMW E92 M3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Malapropism View Post
Nice!!

Any pics of the drop with the stage 2 suspension?
Yeah, I wanted to wait for my P40's to be installed before posting pics. I had VMR 714's on my 08 335xi sedan, and liked how it looked but they look horrible on my new car. BUT if you want pics I'll post some, just keep in mind I will be changing wheels within the next week. The Dinan stage 2 dropped the back 2" and the front about 1.5". I am really happy with it. I can't go too low because I am in snow country!
j2m is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2011, 06:31 PM   #4
Malapropism
Book Worm
 
Malapropism's Avatar
 
Drives: '15 F82 M4 and '11 e92 335xi
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Toronto

Posts: 492
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by j2martinez View Post
Yeah, I wanted to wait for my P40's to be installed before posting pics. I had VMR 714's on my 08 335xi sedan, and liked how it looked but they look horrible on my new car. BUT if you want pics I'll post some, just keep in mind I will be changing wheels within the next week. The Dinan stage 2 dropped the back 2" and the front about 1.5". I am really happy with it. I can't go too low because I am in snow country!

Some pictures would be nice or if you want to wait till you get your new wheels then doesnt matter. I'm considering the dinan stage 2 suspension as well and since we have the same car I just wanted to see how it looked in terms of the ride height. Hows the ride compared to stock? We have snow too (but not as much as you guys!)
__________________
| 2015 MW F82 M4 DCT | 2011 AW E92 335i XDrive Msport 6MT Pic Thread | @Malapropism |
Malapropism is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2011, 07:28 PM   #5
j2m
Colonel
 
j2m's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Calgary, Ab

Posts: 2,452
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2011 BMW E92 M3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Malapropism View Post
Some pictures would be nice or if you want to wait till you get your new wheels then doesnt matter. I'm considering the dinan stage 2 suspension as well and since we have the same car I just wanted to see how it looked in terms of the ride height. Hows the ride compared to stock? We have snow too (but not as much as you guys!)
Here's a couple pics
PIC#1 STOCK FRONT
PIC #2 DINAN FRONT
PIC #3 DINAN REAR
PIC #4 STOCK REAR
Attached Images
    
j2m is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2011, 07:39 PM   #6
SilverII
Colonel
 
Drives: '11 335IS
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: DFW

Posts: 2,336
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW 335IS  [4.83]
nice
SilverII is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2011, 09:19 PM   #7
Malapropism
Book Worm
 
Malapropism's Avatar
 
Drives: '15 F82 M4 and '11 e92 335xi
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Toronto

Posts: 492
iTrader: (3)

Looks great! Thanks for the pics. Hows the ride compare to stock?
__________________
| 2015 MW F82 M4 DCT | 2011 AW E92 335i XDrive Msport 6MT Pic Thread | @Malapropism |
Malapropism is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2011, 10:48 PM   #8
j2m
Colonel
 
j2m's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Calgary, Ab

Posts: 2,452
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2011 BMW E92 M3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Malapropism View Post
Looks great! Thanks for the pics. Hows the ride compare to stock?
The ride is great, so much better than stock. I was afraid it might be rough, but it's actually a huge improvement over stock. Reduced body roll significantly!
__________________

11' E92 M3 Space Grey | DCT | ESS VT2- 625 | Gintani Race (valved) + Quad Res Catless X-Pipe | KW Sleeve's | GC Camber Plates|Arkym Diffuser | Vorsteiner VRS Lip | P3 Boost Guage | Stud Conversion
PHOTO's: Click Here ESS VT2 625 PHOTOS: Click Here
j2m is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2011, 10:54 PM   #9
lilstankid986
Private First Class
 
Drives: BMW 335xi Coupe
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Wexford, PA

Posts: 165
iTrader: (1)

Thanks for the videos, very impressed with the sound!
lilstankid986 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-01-2011, 02:58 PM   #10
j2m
Colonel
 
j2m's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Calgary, Ab

Posts: 2,452
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2011 BMW E92 M3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by lilstankid986 View Post
Thanks for the videos, very impressed with the sound!
Thanks!

Quote:
Originally Posted by IancoleTX View Post
Damn homeslice, sounds great
Yeah, I'm very happy with the outcome! Thanks
j2m is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      08-01-2011, 03:22 PM   #11
ibeclueless
What
 
ibeclueless's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 328xi
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Quincy, MA

Posts: 9,334
iTrader: (1)

exhaust sounds nice
__________________
E92 328xi Space Gray
Aero Lip | M3 Side Skirts | CF Performance Spoiler | ACS Roof | Gloss Black Grilles | LUX H8 Angels | BMW Performance Exhaust

My E92 Photos
ibeclueless is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-01-2011, 03:55 PM   #12
approximate
Bavarian Idiot
 
approximate's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 E92 325i 6MT
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Bavaria

Posts: 161
iTrader: (0)

nice sound...
__________________
approximate is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      08-01-2011, 04:16 PM   #13
MiKc
Major
 
MiKc's Avatar
 
Drives: BSM E92 335i
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Vancouver, BC

Posts: 1,490
iTrader: (4)

nice!
__________________
'08 E92 BSM 335i
MiKc is offline   Taiwan
0
Reply With Quote
      08-01-2011, 07:57 PM   #14
the infamous...
Relapsed Bimmerpost Addict
 
the infamous...'s Avatar
 
Drives: like I'M BOUT THAT LIFE
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: PARADISE aka CANES COUNTRY

Posts: 17,536
iTrader: (0)

cool vids, exhaust sounds great!
thx 4 tak'n the time 2 share with us
__________________


"simple is clean" -The ///ModFather
the infamous... is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-02-2011, 11:13 AM   #15
icyhot e92
Captain
 
Drives: 335xi coupe
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: new york

Posts: 726
iTrader: (2)

Almost any exhaust sounds better on N55 vs N54. You should post up some full side profile pics before and after drop to really show the difference, or with a ruler.
icyhot e92 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-02-2011, 06:07 PM   #16
j2m
Colonel
 
j2m's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Calgary, Ab

Posts: 2,452
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2011 BMW E92 M3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by icyhot e92 View Post
Almost any exhaust sounds better on N55 vs N54. You should post up some full side profile pics before and after drop to really show the difference, or with a ruler.
I will get some pics posted right away. The front has actually settled down a bit more. So far it has come down right at 2" in the rear and 1.5" on the front.

On a different note... Although Dinan does not currently replace the front shock with Koni's, they are working on it for the xi's and should not be long. Even with the stock front shocks with Dinan stage 2 suspension, it is a completely different car. Not only is the handling amazing but the ride has improved dramatically (not as harsh and bumpy).
j2m is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      08-02-2011, 08:47 PM   #17
miro2296
Colonel
 
miro2296's Avatar
 
Drives: '08 Montego Blue BMW 135i
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Round Rock, TX

Posts: 2,132
iTrader: (1)

Send a message via MSN to miro2296 Send a message via Yahoo to miro2296
sounds great! I like!
__________________
-------------------------------------
BMW 135i/6 Speed/Montego Blue/Formula One Ceramic Tint/JB4 G4/AA Sport Intercooler/19 inch Iconz 880Z(19X8.5 & 19X10)/Nitto INVO 225/35 & 265/30/E93 M3 front sway bar
miro2296 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-02-2011, 11:02 PM   #18
icyhot e92
Captain
 
Drives: 335xi coupe
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: new york

Posts: 726
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by j2m View Post
I will get some pics posted right away. The front has actually settled down a bit more. So far it has come down right at 2" in the rear and 1.5" on the front.

On a different note... Although Dinan does not currently replace the front shock with Koni's, they are working on it for the xi's and should not be long. Even with the stock front shocks with Dinan stage 2 suspension, it is a completely different car. Not only is the handling amazing but the ride has improved dramatically (not as harsh and bumpy).
That is my main concern with upgrading suspension. The roads in NY metro are terrible. As much as I want to get rid of the wheel gap, comfort is my main priority.

How much was the exhaust? On the dinan site it shows up as $1999.
icyhot e92 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-02-2011, 11:17 PM   #19
j2m
Colonel
 
j2m's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Calgary, Ab

Posts: 2,452
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2011 BMW E92 M3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by icyhot e92 View Post
That is my main concern with upgrading suspension. The roads in NY metro are terrible. As much as I want to get rid of the wheel gap, comfort is my main priority.

How much was the exhaust? On the dinan site it shows up as $1999.
You won't be disappointed with the comfort of the Dinan suspension. I had read several posts of others (dashboarddave & 808AWD325xi had a good review http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=381791) and reading their reviews helped me decide on the suspension. I ordered dinan suspension, exhaust pedals and wheels so the dealership cut me a but of a break on everything. But the exhaust was right around $2k + install of 1.4 hours. Worth every penny and highly recommend!

Last edited by j2m; 08-02-2011 at 11:38 PM.
j2m is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      09-18-2011, 07:16 PM   #20
Tonymsport
imout
 
Drives: 2011 335i m sport
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: New york

Posts: 266
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by j2m View Post
You won't be disappointed with the comfort of the Dinan suspension. I had read several posts of others (dashboarddave & 808AWD325xi had a good review http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=381791) and reading their reviews helped me decide on the suspension. I ordered dinan suspension, exhaust pedals and wheels so the dealership cut me a but of a break on everything. But the exhaust was right around $2k + install of 1.4 hours. Worth every penny and highly recommend!
I just had the dinan free flow installed on my n55 and am wondering because the dealer said that it takes 2 weeks or so to break in itll sound better any truth to this?
__________________
NOPE THIS LADY GETS SOMETHING SPECIAL....ITS CALLED SEXPANTHER BY ODION
Tonymsport is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-18-2011, 07:29 PM   #21
Tonymsport
imout
 
Drives: 2011 335i m sport
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: New york

Posts: 266
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by j2m View Post
You won't be disappointed with the comfort of the Dinan suspension. I had read several posts of others (dashboarddave & 808AWD325xi had a good review http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=381791) and reading their reviews helped me decide on the suspension. I ordered dinan suspension, exhaust pedals and wheels so the dealership cut me a but of a break on everything. But the exhaust was right around $2k + install of 1.4 hours. Worth every penny and highly recommend!
I just had the dinan free flow installed on my n55 and am wondering because the dealer said that it takes 2 weeks or so to break in itll sound better any truth to this?
__________________
NOPE THIS LADY GETS SOMETHING SPECIAL....ITS CALLED SEXPANTHER BY ODION
Tonymsport is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-18-2011, 07:38 PM   #22
karkid
Captain
 
Drives: 2015 M4
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Toronto, Canada

Posts: 722
iTrader: (1)

Dinan FTW
karkid is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:47 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST