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      07-20-2007, 03:57 PM   #23
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Uh no....it has no drone.......It has a great sound and it comes off my car tomorrow to begin manufacturing...
I can't hear the e92 clips here at work but maybe I got CPE confused with Agency.
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      07-20-2007, 04:13 PM   #24
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Try the clips from the e90 thread (although, I firmly believe they don't do it justice)....It's being beta tested on my car right now and will go into production in less than a month.....

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65305
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      07-20-2007, 06:03 PM   #25
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Had the Borla Cat-back on our project 335i, no drone so far with ~5000 miles on the system!

I thought most people on this board like it loud with lots of droning?
Zero drone on my car with the Borla Catback... I'd post the videos I just made but unfortunalty there are noe drivers avail for my old ass video camera to work with my Macbook pro.....
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      07-20-2007, 06:05 PM   #26
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I have no drone on my 330i with my Dinan exhaust and Bimmian/Simota CF Intake. I gues its a little one at 2 but its not loud at all. Then again I have a 330i and you have a 335i. Sorry for the waste of a post but maybe it will help another 325/328/330 owner
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with my car, I just did the seconday cat delete along with the resonator. I add an xpipe with 2.5 inches pipe all the way to the stock muffler. No drone at any rpm. sound is not as aggressive as most catback with exhaust but is does have a nice note to it that similar to the nissan VQ engine on the FX, 350z, and G35coupe.
why woudl you want it to sound like an altima and 350z pathfinder and murano?
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      11-09-2007, 09:38 AM   #28
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100% no drone AT ALL

On the way home I put it in cruise control at about 65 mph (with video) and no drone at all. I will post the vid on the gb thread when I get home tonight

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      11-09-2007, 10:42 AM   #29
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100% no drone AT ALL

On the way home I put it in cruise control at about 65 mph (with video) and no drone at all. I will post the vid on the gb thread when I get home tonight

gb thread here
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...17#post1661450

This is really hard to believe because i have it with my conservative magnaflow mufflers (which have an S curve inside) and I still have drone.

After trying this and the AA exhaust i think any aftermarket exhaust will drone-6 cylinders are just loud.

i really want more opinions on the CP-E exhaust, because i don't know who to believe anymore. Active Autowerke toldme that their unit had no drone and that was total BS, the drone was so bad i had to take it off in a week.
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      11-09-2007, 10:59 AM   #30
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2.5'' crushed pipe replacement, secondary cat delete, resonator delete, Magnaflow X pipe, Magnaflow mufflers, 3.5'' Magnaflow tips.....the drone is so light where it actually sounds good.
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      11-09-2007, 11:15 AM   #31
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Well played, E90 335i.....Bimmbo, where r u located? You can always stop through and hear it for yourself
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      11-09-2007, 12:31 PM   #32
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Britalman full cat back, drone on acceleration through 2400-2600 rpm, otherwise it's fine.
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      11-09-2007, 12:36 PM   #33
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Britalman full cat back, drone on acceleration through 2400-2600 rpm, otherwise it's fine.

Britalman here as well. I hear drone around 2k rpms, but I like the exhaust so far (3rd day). For $995 + shipping, I am happy.
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      11-09-2007, 01:20 PM   #34
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but i thought new exhausts take about 1200 miles to break in!!! and drone goes away...at least that is eissenmans claim with meisterschaft!!!
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      11-09-2007, 02:16 PM   #35
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but i thought new exhausts take about 1200 miles to break in!!! and drone goes away...at least that is eissenmans claim with meisterschaft!!!
I've had mine on for 9k km, if anything it got worse.
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      11-09-2007, 02:18 PM   #36
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why woudl you want it to sound like an altima and 350z pathfinder and murano?
I think you're missing the point. A few of the Nissan VQ variants (G35/350z) are known for being relatively quiet, while still having a nice burbly rumble to them in stock form. Those cars (350z/G35) sound very good, I wouldn't mind my 335 sounding like a 350z with a fujitsubo exhaust.
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      11-09-2007, 03:45 PM   #38
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Aint gots none with Meisterschaft + SR pipes.
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It's really hard to believe that some people say that they got no drone at all, while others have too much of it. What gives?
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Aint gots none with Meisterschaft + SR pipes.
Hard to believe because that setup sounds very deep in sound clips.

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Well played, E90 335i.....Bimmbo, where r u located? You can always stop through and hear it for yourself
I'm in NJ/Philly area, too far away.
When you say that you have no drone, are you saying that you do not get an annoying constant deep WOOOOOOO sound from 2000 to 2500 rpms (regardless of speed)?
If this is so the only thing that i can think of that could be causing the drone is the piping, which makes no sense because SS is SS.
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eissenmans meisterschaft. 300 miles. drons to the point where i wanna jump out of my car.
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eissenmans meisterschaft. 300 miles. drons to the point where i wanna jump out of my car.
So are you considering putting the stock exhaust back on and go back to the quiet life?
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Forgot to mention that I replicated Mr. 5's exhaust on his thread and with a 'deal' price, I had my full system built and installed for $500.
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eissenmans meisterschaft. 300 miles. drons to the point where i wanna jump out of my car.
I thought Eisenmans exhausts we supposed to be amazing?!
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So are you considering putting the stock exhaust back on and go back to the quiet life?
the idea crosses my mind often. i dont drive the bimmer every day, so its ok. i was told after break in period drone should be gone.
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