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      05-07-2012, 02:56 PM   #1
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Finally Got What I Wanted...

N52 325XI SEDAN ....FINALLY GOT THE SOUND I WANTED ...DID A MFD AND RESONATOR DELETE..DAM ITS LOUD LOL ..but i got that growl/popping sound..sounding like i have a v8 motor..lol lets how long i can tollerate this noise...might have to put back my resonator but keep my double pipes hopefully i get the same sound

SHOUT OUTS TO My boy's sHOP at motorcepts JOHN, LEO, AND FRED FOR HELPING ME OUT: waited for hours while i was watching netflix and playing call of duty..lol

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1ST ATTEMP..here's the pic of the double piping ...SOUND CLIP WILL BE UP AS SOON AS I GET SOME GOOD VIDEOS





VIDEOS..COULDN'T REV HIGH OR GET ON IT ..CUZ MY NEIGHBORS ARE DICKS..LOL...U THINK IF I PUT TWO RESONATORS ON EACH PIPE WILL LESSEN ALOT MORE IF I JUST PUT MY STOCK ONE ??? LIKE WILL IT BE MORE QUIETER IF I PUT TWO SMALL ONE SINCE ITS TWO ?









LAST ATTEMPT ---- WENT WITH A HI FLO SMALL RESONATOR TO ONE 2.5" PIPE ..SOUNDS LIKE A BEEFIER BMW PE EXHAUST WITH TONE....THIS IS THE SOUND THAT I WAS LOOKING FOR ON A MFD !! YOUTUBE DOESN'T DO JUSTICE..YOU GOTTA HEAR IT IN PERSON...SORRRY FOR THE QUICK VIDEO CLIP...LIKE I SAID MY NEIGHBORS ARE DICKS


1ST. PARKED REVING



2ND. DRIVING OFF LOVING THAT ROAR AND POPPING =)



3RD. COMING BACK..NOT SOO GOOD OF A VIDEO...BUT ILLL TAKE ANOTHER ONE SOME OTHER TIME..

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IF I EVER SEE U IM GONNA FLICK YOUR NIPPLES FOR NOT POSTING A VIDEO ALONG WITH THIS PIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL jk jk jk or am i?

im excited to see how it sounds cause ive only heard how single outlet MFD sounds never a true dule header back style
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holy cow...talking about vibration underneath...its loud too when im on it..video is coming up in a few ..lol
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Any Suggestion To How I Can Keep The Gargling And Popping Sound But Keep The Noise A Lil Lower ..lmao....i Know If I Put The Resonator In ..itll Be Just Deep Tone ... COULD I PUT TWO SMALL RESONATOR ? IS THERE EVEN A SUCH THING?
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your sig says bmw performance exhaust...Did you get rid of that for this?
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your sig says bmw performance exhaust...Did you get rid of that for this?
yea got rid of my bmw pe ..
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Why would you do that?
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Why would you do that?

i wanted a louder..but dam deleting the res didn't know it was gna be this loud..lol
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I've heard muffler and res deletes in person and they are really loud lol. I can hear them from so far away hahaha. Nice sound but I don't think I could handle the loudness all the time. Currently I have a muffler delete and it's drone/loudness is very tolerable.
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I have my cats and res out with a magnaflow. The drone is the worst part but I get tons of those pops and gurgles when I downshift in DS mode. To be honest, if I had a 300hp car I might consider just toning the sound down but keeping it. With a 2.5l n52 it is just too much bark and no bite.
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Sounds quite similar to my cutout. Which I love btw. Looks like a clean job also. Props
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I have my cats and res out with a magnaflow. The drone is the worst part but I get tons of those pops and gurgles when I downshift in DS mode. To be honest, if I had a 300hp car I might consider just toning the sound down but keeping it. With a 2.5l n52 it is just too much bark and no bite.

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Sounds quite similar to my cutout. Which I love btw. Looks like a clean job also. Props
Thanks but its cop magnet around by me...
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I have my cats and res out with a magnaflow. The drone is the worst part but I get tons of those pops and gurgles when I downshift in DS mode. To be honest, if I had a 300hp car I might consider just toning the sound down but keeping it. With a 2.5l n52 it is just too much bark and no bite.
Has anyone tried a magna flow muffler with a secondary cat delete while keeping the resonator? I already have a magna flow muffler and I've been seriously considering deleting the secondary cats. If anyone who has heard or has this setup could weigh in about drone/volume that would be great!

I modified my previous car's exhaust with magna flow as well. While at first it was too loud for my liking, after replacing the resonator it was perfect. This car only had one cat from the factory so I don't have any experience with secondaries.
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Aight Guys... I Experimented Three Set Up....

1ST Set Up Being Muffler Delete With My Stock Resonator --- It Was Droney And Not Enough Gargling And Popping I Wanted...

2nd Set Up Was----muffler Delete And I Deleted My Resonator With The Dual Pipings..gadamm That Shit Was Loud..but I Loved The Popping And Gargling Everytime U Let Go Of The Gas....but It Was Way Too Loud..

3rd Set Up Was A The Lucky Charm ---- Put On Aftermarket Resonator W/ 2.5" Piping ....dam This Sounds Perfect To Me...its Got The Gargle And Pop Everytime Time I Shift And Downshift And Let Go Of The Gas...sounds Like Alot Beefier Bmw Pe With Tone..more Aggressive I Should Say..



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Aight Guys... I Experimented Three Set Up....

1ST Set Up Being Muffler Delete With My Stock Resonator --- It Was Droney And Not Enough Gargling And Popping I Wanted...

2nd Set Up Was----muffler Delete And I Deleted My Resonator With The Dual Pipings..gadamm That Shit Was Loud..but I Loved The Popping And Gargling Everytime U Let Go Of The Gas....but It Was Way Too Loud..

3rd Set Up Was A The Lucky Charm ---- Put On Aftermarket Resonator W/ 2.5" Piping ....dam This Sounds Perfect To Me...its Got The Gargle And Pop Everytime Time I Shift And Downshift And Let Go Of The Gas...sounds Like Alot Beefier Bmw Pe With Tone..more Aggressive I Should Say..



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Which resonator did you end up going with?
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Which resonator did you end up going with?
at first i went with maganaflow...but when they started up my car..didnt' like it..too quite and i ddidn't get any of those i mentioned.....but when they put a smaller hi flo resonator in ..i got the bmw PE sound effect but alot ALOT beefier sound ...and i get alot of pops and gargling
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at first i went with maganaflow...but when they started up my car..didnt' like it..too quite and i ddidn't get any of those i mentioned.....but when they put a smaller hi flo resonator in ..i got the bmw PE sound effect but alot ALOT beefier sound ...and i get alot of pops and gargling
name of res?
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not sure the name of it ...it was just hi flo resonator..sorry..but shit works for me perfectly..got the sound i wanted
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not sure the name of it ...it was just hi flo resonator..sorry..but shit works for me perfectly..got the sound i wanted
lol alright. I'll wait for some sound clips then.
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I want to say that's how mine sounds with the vibrant resonator I put in but come to think of it I never heard my car from the outside
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