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Old 06-07-2005, 10:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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You ever find yourself turning the stereo off, rolling the windows down, and just listening to your exhaust? I find myself doing that quite regularly considering my somewhat forced impending separation of BMW and driver. the sound of that exhaust just rules the roost.
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You ever find yourself turning the stereo off, rolling the windows down, and just listening to your exhaust? I find myself doing that quite regularly considering my somewhat forced impending separation of BMW and driver. the sound of that exhaust just rules the roost.
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Old 06-07-2005, 07:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Punk. I only got an inline six.
Oh well. It still sounds nice.
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I have a serious question here.....What is the big diffrence between the 93 525i exhaust and the 95 525i exhaust. The 93 exhaust just sounds so much nicer.
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I have a serious question here.....What is the big diffrence between the 93 525i exhaust and the 95 525i exhaust. The 93 exhaust just sounds so much nicer.
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Old 06-17-2005, 05:54 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Yes, older cars do have that "note" about them. ALthough I do like the refined purr/snarl of the new m5/6 engine. What's the designation on that, by the way (500hp, <500 lbs torque, 5.0L v10)? m41875781? s520143679023?
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My truck is the only vehicle I've ever encountered that makes the sound it makes after you spool it up and dump the rev's... it's like a monster growling down the street... probably has something to do with having so much displacement but i'd love to post a clip for you guys sometime
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I know what you mean... the first "car" I drove was a pickup - that baby sounded like a very fat tiger when it was in low revs; compared to the snarl of a mountain lion that is bmw.
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I have a serious question here.....What is the big diffrence between the 93 525i exhaust and the 95 525i exhaust. The 93 exhaust just sounds so much nicer.
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So..... would a 93 exhaust fit my car and work properly?
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When did they redesign the 5 series? If a 95 and 93 are the same car, it should bolt up no problem, at least in theory. If the '95 is an E39 (I think that was the last 5 series) than you might have difficulty.

By the way, I do this a lot, when it's not pissing down rain over here, and even then, sometimes I do it just for the hell of having people give me weird looks in the rain. I love the feral snarl of the ETA at full-boil. It doesn't have the falsetto scream that the other sixes do, but it just sounds so gutsy around the 4500rpm limit... why would I need more?

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Haha alrite, I thought I was the only one that listened to my exhaust when I'm driving, it sounds awesome! Especially when I just slam the gas and this amazing roar just surges the car forward, its beautiful! I can attribute a lot of this sweet sound to my corroded exhaust which deteriorated with excess backpressure and developed some holes...sounds great, I hope it doesn't lose this sound when I get an aftermarket exhaust...
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Just make sure you get a good one. And if you can do it without getting arrested (or caught by Emissions police), get rid of the cat converter.
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Just make sure you get a good one. And if you can do it without getting arrested (or caught by Emissions police), get rid of the cat converter.
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