F30POST
F30POST
2012-2015 BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum (F30 / F32) | F30POST > Technical Forums > N55 Turbo Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust Modifications > Impressions, Pics and Videos of the F30 335i BMW M Performance Exhaust System
GTB Performance
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      10-04-2012, 09:19 PM   #23
AWF30MSPORT
Lieutenant
United_States
18

 
AWF30MSPORT's Avatar
 
Drives: '15 Porsche 981 Cayman GTS
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: USA


Posts: 497
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ybbiz34 View Post
I think it ended up taking a bit longer than an hour, and I remember being charged for some materials, etc.

I also was able to purchase the exhaust for less than MSRP ($1,250), obviously.

I am actually aggravated about the price they are quoting me to install my black grilles. I'll give you a hint, it's higher than what they quoted me for the exhaust installation.
WOW-- the grilles took me ten minutes to install! Could have been a bit quicker/easier if I had smaller hands.
Appreciate 0
      10-05-2012, 08:27 AM   #24
bananachipz
Captain
16

 
Drives: F30 Mineral Gray 335i
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Canada


Posts: 819
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ybbiz34 View Post
I think it ended up taking a bit longer than an hour, and I remember being charged for some materials, etc.

I also was able to purchase the exhaust for less than MSRP ($1,250), obviously.

I am actually aggravated about the price they are quoting me to install my black grilles. I'll give you a hint, it's higher than what they quoted me for the exhaust installation.
Hmm.. If it were me, I'd at least called BMW and let them know the Dealer charged more. The reason BMW quotes the prices is to avoid situations like this, where one person is charged more than the other for something straightforward. They don't quote times for suspension, etc as there are too many variables.

There should have been ZERO extra parts needed. That, coupled with the grill quote they gave you definitely warrants the "complaint" call. At least so the next guy doesn't get fleeced.

Anyway, I've beat than dead horse Enjoy the exhaust.. I love mine!!
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 08:27 AM   #25
One-emm
BMW > Audi. Simple math.
Sweden
5

 
One-emm's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW 1M BS
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Schweden


Posts: 143
iTrader: (0)

Nice

Looks good and sounds good.

Though there is one problem;

The exhaust is hanging way too low. You should adjust that asap. Looks like its some cheap aftermarket stuff with bad fitment.

The cut outs in the rear panel are only there to house the tips, not to channel air or anything!

Anyways, i'm impressed.
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 08:43 AM   #26
bimmerjph
Lieutenant Colonel
United_States
28

 
bimmerjph's Avatar
 
Drives: 2002 BMW 325i
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Tennessee


Posts: 1,974
iTrader: (0)

Hmm. Not bad.
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 09:08 AM   #27
StevenY.
///M
United_States
16

 
StevenY.'s Avatar
 
Drives: 10' SG e92 335i
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: NYC


Posts: 1,698
iTrader: (1)

I love it. Sounds great!
__________________
10' Space Grey e92 335i
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 09:10 AM   #28
Ka razy
Second Lieutenant
United_States
2

 
Ka razy's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 BMW 335I xDrive Coupe 6MT
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Heaven on Earth... Coeur d' Alene, Idaho


Posts: 225
iTrader: (0)

Very Nice
__________________
2014 Corvette Z51 Stingray 3LT, 7 M/T
2007 BMW R1200GS Adventure
Retired- 11 BMW 335, 04 BMW Z4, 01 K1200RS, 00 R1150GS
Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the Soul!
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 09:46 AM   #29
ab3
ab3
United_States
0

 
Drives: 2008 528i
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Chicago


Posts: 29
iTrader: (0)

gahhhhh.. people really need to learn to turn their iPhones sideways when they record a video
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 09:57 AM   #30
ND40oz
Lieutenant
4

 
ND40oz's Avatar
 
Drives: 09 135i
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Denver


Posts: 488
iTrader: (0)

Sounds almost exactly like the M Performance exhaust on the X5, I like it. If it's anything like the X5s, the tail pipes are clamped on, so it does take a little while to get everything lined up exactly.
__________________
09 135i 6MT, ZMP, PPK1
13 X5 35i ZMP, ZMX, 2VA
13 Tiguan SEL 4motion
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 10:47 AM   #31
AlpWhite11
Captain
United_States
35

 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Irvine


Posts: 695
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via Yahoo to AlpWhite11
Quote:
Originally Posted by ab3
gahhhhh.. people really need to learn to turn their iPhones sideways when they record a video
Agreed. But for this video it makes no difference. It's just to hear the sound of the exhaust.

Thanks for the clips. Sounds pretty good!
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 11:00 AM   #32
m balla
m balla
Slovakia
1

 
Drives: ///M
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: bslava


Posts: 149
iTrader: (0)

Sounds like crap to me. Really starting to think BMW is aiming for max profit across the board.
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 11:27 AM   #33
JUSTIN335
.
United_States
10

 
JUSTIN335's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 535i m-sport
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Carlsbad/Laguna Beach


Posts: 361
iTrader: (1)

Looks great! But I kinda like the thick walled exhaust look better than the thin one. This sort of reminds me of dinans exhaust
__________________
2012 F10 535i
2013 E70 X5M
2007 E92 335i - sold
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 11:28 AM   #34
the infamous...
Relapsed Bimmerpost Addict
United_States
423

 
the infamous...'s Avatar
 
Drives: like I'M BOUT THAT LIFE
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: PARADISE aka CANES COUNTRY


Posts: 17,534
iTrader: (0)

sounds great! luv those laser etched tips <3
__________________


"simple is clean" -The ///ModFather
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 11:34 AM   #35
tizzyd
Lieutenant
16

 
tizzyd's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 F32 435xDr M-Sport
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: USA


Posts: 482
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 335i Coupe  [4.25]
damn, my car is a lot louder than that...
__________________
Current: 2014 435i xDrive Coupe 6MT M-Sport, Mineral Grey/Black/Walnut
GONE: 2011 335i Coupe, AW/Saddle, 6MT M-Sport. Mods: BMW Perf. Exhaust, BMW Perf. Power Kit, AFE Stage 2 CAI, 19" BMW Performance Style 269 w/ Michelin PSS (235 Front/265 Rear), painted reflectors, Tint (35% Front, 20% Rear)
GONE: 2008 E92 328xi Black Saph./Coral Red 6MT ZSP ZPP
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 12:36 PM   #36
06E90Rostik
2006 join date crew
39

 
Drives: 2006 325i, 2011 335i
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: CA, Sacramento


Posts: 1,470
iTrader: (10)

Garage List
2011 335i  [5.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
Sounds great but looks absolutely hideous IMO. Just a polished steel pipe with etched in logo, big whoop. Plus it sticks out like a sore thumb. I like the look of thicker and slanted stock tips, they flow with the diffuser better.
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 01:24 PM   #37
ybbiz34
Moderator
165

 
ybbiz34's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 C63 AMG Sedan
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: USA


Posts: 4,684
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ab3 View Post
gahhhhh.. people really need to learn to turn their iPhones sideways when they record a video
Sorry about that. I was just trying my best to capture the sound. Not much going on visually anyway.

Quote:
Originally Posted by 09BlkSapphire View Post

Thanks for the clips. Sounds pretty good!
Quote:
Originally Posted by JUSTIN335 View Post
Looks great!
Quote:
Originally Posted by the infamous... View Post
sounds great! luv those laser etched tips <3
Thank you gentlemen.

Quote:
Originally Posted by tizzyd View Post
damn, my car is a lot louder than that...
Stock?

Quote:
Originally Posted by 06E90Rostik View Post
Sounds great but looks absolutely hideous IMO. Just a polished steel pipe with etched in logo, big whoop. Plus it sticks out like a sore thumb. I like the look of thicker and slanted stock tips, they flow with the diffuser better.
The exhaust is stainless steel but the tips are actually chrome-plated.
__________________
'13 Iridium Silver C63 AMG Sedan (540 hp; 500 lb-ft)
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 01:32 PM   #38
ybbiz34
Moderator
165

 
ybbiz34's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 C63 AMG Sedan
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: USA


Posts: 4,684
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by One-emm View Post
Looks good and sounds good.

Though there is one problem;

The exhaust is hanging way too low. You should adjust that asap. Looks like its some cheap aftermarket stuff with bad fitment.

The cut outs in the rear panel are only there to house the tips, not to channel air or anything!

Anyways, i'm impressed.
Thank you! I'll look into making an adjustment. In person, it really does not appear to be hanging low at all.

Quote:
Originally Posted by bimmerjph View Post
Hmm. Not bad.
Quote:
Originally Posted by StevenY. View Post
I love it. Sounds great!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ka razy View Post
Very Nice
Quote:
Originally Posted by ND40oz View Post
Sounds almost exactly like the M Performance exhaust on the X5.
Thanks!
__________________
'13 Iridium Silver C63 AMG Sedan (540 hp; 500 lb-ft)
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 03:29 PM   #39
Venom
Colonel
United_States
24

 
Venom's Avatar
 
Drives: E82 135i
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Huntington Beach, CA


Posts: 2,100
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2008 BMW 135i  [4.25]
Send a message via AIM to Venom
Does the M performance exhaust replace the regular PE?
__________________
Venom Build Log
Mods: JB4 G5 ISO, RR DPs, GTHaus Meistershaft Exhaust, RKP GTS Wing, Wagner FMIC, VMR V701s in Scarlet Red, Custom shift knob, Full 1M Body Conversion, and more.

Prius is Latin for impotence.
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 03:34 PM   #40
Ash83
Major
United_States
14

 
Ash83's Avatar
 
Drives: 10' 135i (sold)/14' Audi RS5
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Miami, FL


Posts: 1,168
iTrader: (1)

for $1250 this is a great exahust that does not mess up the warranty.. and with BMW the exahust will sound better over time when the insulation starts to break in, it will keep getting better and better.
__________________
Alpine White, Coral RED , Glacier Silver Aluminum trim, M sport, 6MT, NAV, HiFi, USB-iPod, Bluetooth

Performance: JB4|BMW PE|DP Cosmetics: BMW Sport Pedals|Black Kidney Grill
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 03:56 PM   #41
positiveions
Lieutenant General
Lebanon
114

 
positiveions's Avatar
 
Drives: 09 MKV JETTA 2.5 & E90 M3 :)
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: La Verne, CA


Posts: 10,520
iTrader: (1)

Send a message via MSN to positiveions Send a message via Yahoo to positiveions
sounds good. Sounds almost like E92 335is.
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 04:03 PM   #42
CasZy NL
Private First Class
Netherlands
7

 
CasZy NL's Avatar
 
Drives: M3 | 335i | X5 | Z1
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Netherlands


Posts: 171
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2005 BMW M3  [5.00]
2012 BMW 335i  [4.50]
2008 BMW X5 35d  [5.00]
1991 BMW Z1  [5.00]
This exhaust should imo be standard 335i gear! It indeed sounds really nice and gives the car a bit more sound.

After using it for a number of months and a few thousand km's I question if the AKRO isn't the preferred choice. As the sound could imo be more loud. Maybe in combination with an air intake mod the M exhaust sound better?
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 05:31 PM   #43
TreDirtyFive
Captain
United_States
21

 
Drives: 335i Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Los Angeles, CA


Posts: 918
iTrader: (8)

I just wish they didnt protrude so much or hang so low and it would be rad to have a black version.
__________________
335 F30 MSport: N55.Tech.NAV.+
135 DCT:N55.Prem.Sports.NAV.IPod
X-335 E92: Prem.Sports.NAV.IPod
Audi A3: Sports.Tech.NAV.sways.DP.K2 Coils.Flash.etc
X-67 Baracuda Fastback: DragGears.Sway.etc.
Appreciate 0
      10-09-2012, 05:40 PM   #44
GT1281
Major
United_States
17

 
GT1281's Avatar
 
Drives: F10 535I & F15 X5 35d
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: USA


Posts: 1,363
iTrader: (6)

Looks good! I would like it a little louder personally. Like the E90/92 Performance Exhaust.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:03 AM.




f30post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST