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Old 11-16-2004, 06:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Looking at getting a borla exhaust off turner motorsports, anyone have one already? they seem to be priced reasonably. All opinions helpful. Or recommendations for other exhaust.

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Old 11-16-2004, 07:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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my buddy has borla exhaust on his LS1 cammaro... i don't really like the way it sounds.. it sounds like a gargling noise.. i would go with remus, if i had the money for it.. HEH!
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best performance, but worst tone for e36 exhausts, atleast imo...
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okay so best performance, what others should i look into for better sound then?? i dont want a annoying one just a little more than stock..
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i have heard alot of positve comments about the UUC SYSTEM U exhaust for the E36's. Im thinking about getting one for my car soon.
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the stuff on bavarian motorsports is all pretty good i think. i was more limited on exhaust choices because my car is a 4 cyl, but i got the scorpion exhaust from them and it sounds great. deeper tone at idle, gets less and less noticeable the faster i get, i also get compliments on the sound from all over the place.

about the uuc exhaust i have heard nothing but good things about them as well, they would be a good brand to look into.
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I "think" I have one. I bought the car with the existing exhaust, and was told it was a Borla. The exhaust came off an ///M3, and personally I LOVE IT!!! If you PM skawful, he can shoot you an audio clip of what my car sounds like (I'm not great with uploading such things, so I emailed it to him, he should have it--I'm not at home or I would).
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I had heard about borla and wanted to get one on my car but I asked a BMW specialist who had done lost of exhaust work on bimmers. He said a couple words "over-priced piece of crap" they aren't the best quality either. I have a magnaflow which is popular on e36's (great sound) and it has lifetime warranty, and is made significantly thicker than a borla. Borla's are expensive and don't sound all that great on bimmers if you ask me. mine wasn't cheap, but it was the exact sound I was looking for.
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I've had it on my M for over the past three years.. no complaints from me.. I love it..

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Yeah Les, I find it kinda funny all these people ripping Borla up. They are a great company that has been around for a long time. Someone said they use thinner metal, have you measured the two side by side? And if so where they both 6061 alluminum? There's a lot to be said for using a better qualtiy aluminum and making it thinner, as this can significantly reduce weight.

I don't mean to come off cocky, but opinions made on this board will affect one's buying decisions. Borla is a very good company that stands behind their product (1million mile warranty), and if I do indeed have one (man, I wish I knew) they sound amazing!
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