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      09-09-2012, 03:59 AM   #1
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Muffler Help!

which model of the magnaflow fits on a 2011 328i sedan?
magnaflow #12158 or #12148.
i want the one that sounds better
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i want the one that sounds better
... so why are you buying Magnaflow?
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If you are going to do it, just get the BMW PE
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If you are going to do it, just get the BMW PE
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Best choice
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I think he is looking for a less expensive alternative to the PE...
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I think he is looking for a less expensive alternative to the PE...
yeaa the PE is to expensive..
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Pass on the magnaflow. I don't think I've heard one that sounded classy. I think it'll ruin your nice car =(
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yeaa the PE is to expensive..
I believe it is only $300 more than Magna Flow (?) What about Remus ?
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He's not looking to get the entire MF system - just wants the muffler to do a custom setup - these run between $100-$200
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It's the old story...

Buys a BMW and doesn't have any money left...
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I wouldn't do a magnaflow. Borla makes some nice sounding exhausts though. Check to see if they have something that will work.
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OP: SAVE some money (you can google it) and get something what really makes you happy! Don't waste your money on crap!
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      09-09-2012, 07:55 PM   #14
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Ight thx so much.. What do you guys think of a muffler delete??
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Ight thx so much.. What do you guys think of a muffler delete??
Do it, heard a 328i with muffler delete and sounds fantastic!
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I did it on mine, I like it.
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can you guys send me a link of how urs sounds like?
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lol @ saying magnaflow doesn't sound classy and then proceed to recommend muffler delete.
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lol @ saying magnaflow doesn't sound classy and then proceed to recommend muffler delete.
Didn't recommend, just stating that it's better then what it was before. If the OP is ready to spend the dough, might as well get something that everyone else recommends, which is not Magnaflow.
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It depends on how loud you want your car to be. If you just want noise then go with muffler delete however if you want to keep the stock note but just deeper I would recommend going with magnaflow. I got it on my e92 and pretty happy with them
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It depends on how loud you want your car to be. If you just want noise then go with muffler delete however if you want to keep the stock note but just deeper I would recommend going with magnaflow. I got it on my e92 and pretty happy with them
do you have a vid of it you can show me?
i want something louder then stock but sounds good and is alittle deeper..
and what model number do u have and which one will fit my car?
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The 328i basically has no sound stock. Magnaflow sounds like the E90 330i did stock but a little louder and deeper. I think it kind of sounds a bit like the E46 ZHP.

Either one will work and they will sound the same. The core muffler is the same. It's just different piping sizes. If you know what exhaust tips you want to use, that could be the deciding factor as to choosing what outlet size.
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