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      07-21-2012, 02:03 PM   #1
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Is there a twin tailpipe mod available for the 320d?

Anyone know of BMW uk plan to release this mod or whether any others exist?
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      08-01-2012, 02:51 AM   #2
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You will have to wait i think. If not then you can buy the diffuser of the 335i and go custom.
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Do you want it to look like a 328i or 335i?
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      08-01-2012, 04:58 PM   #4
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328i. Annoys me how the 520d get a twin tail pipe whereas 3 has to make do with single. It's prob emissions related but hey ho...
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      08-01-2012, 10:09 PM   #5
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328i. Annoys me how the 520d get a twin tail pipe whereas 3 has to make do with single. It's prob emissions related but hey ho...
I think the tailbox is probably interchangeable. Do u have M-sport or a Lines car? U'll need to change the valance too.
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      08-02-2012, 10:46 AM   #6
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I have a m sport on order...due for delivery in early October
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      08-02-2012, 01:58 PM   #7
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I have a m sport on order...due for delivery in early October
Then it's much less work as the valance is a separate piece which can be changed at a low cost. Otherwise u'll need to change the whole bumper.
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      09-26-2012, 12:25 PM   #8
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328i. Annoys me how the 520d get a twin tail pipe whereas 3 has to make do with single. It's prob emissions related but hey ho...

I agree!

I'm pissed off

Why on a 520 2 tailpipes and on a 320 only 1?

If there's i mod available i would be glad to hear it. Anybody got some news about that? Maybe M-performance or something else?
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      09-26-2012, 03:13 PM   #9
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I have ordered the 320i, would also be interested in getting twin pipes... Strange that the 520 and X3 2.0d has this, while the 320 only has a single one...
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I agree!

I'm pissed off

Why on a 520 2 tailpipes and on a 320 only 1?

If there's i mod available i would be glad to hear it. Anybody got some news about that? Maybe M-performance or something else?
There is an M Performance dual tip kit for "four cylinder diesel" models. Follow this link and click on "Drivetrain" http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/acc...ies_sedan.html

Here is the description copied from the site:

BMW M Performance exhaust pipe finishers in chrome

A clear statement: Two-chamber panels, high-gloss chrome-plated exhaust pipe finishers with
M logo give your BMW 3 Series an impressive appearance.

twin exhaust pipe finishers chrome with M logo
exhaust pipe diameter 2 x 70 mm
made of polished, chrome-plated stainless steel
high life expectancy and resistance to corrosion
for four-cylinder diesel models
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      09-26-2012, 06:09 PM   #11
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Anyone know of BMW uk plan to release this mod or whether any others exist?
Dude, did you see this guy's 320d msport?

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=750353

He fitted the oem m performance exhaust which gives it the two tailpipes!
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http://www.salesafter.eu/product_inf...18d-320d.html& ;-)
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Update...spoke to my local parts manager...the issue seems to be getting a diffuser for the 715 aero kit...BMW uk haven't yet released the parts. No issue in getting the twin pipes but would prefer a new diffuser rather than having the original cut. Thanks for the link...I've emailed these guys to see if they could get the diffuser from Germany and ship it over.
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      10-02-2012, 11:49 AM   #14
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There is an M Performance dual tip kit for "four cylinder diesel" models. Follow this link and click on "Drivetrain" http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/acc...ies_sedan.html

Here is the description copied from the site:

BMW M Performance exhaust pipe finishers in chrome

A clear statement: Two-chamber panels, high-gloss chrome-plated exhaust pipe finishers with
M logo give your BMW 3 Series an impressive appearance.

twin exhaust pipe finishers chrome with M logo
exhaust pipe diameter 2 x 70 mm
made of polished, chrome-plated stainless steel
high life expectancy and resistance to corrosion
for four-cylinder diesel models

M-performance exhaust is ordered. Whitin 2 weeks the car will arrive and they will fix it. Can't wait to see it mounted on the car!
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      11-08-2012, 02:38 AM   #15
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Just got a confirmation from my dealer that the dual tip kit will not fit the 320i There simply is not enough space.
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      11-08-2012, 03:42 AM   #16
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Dude, did you see this guy's 320d msport?

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=750353

He fitted the oem m performance exhaust which gives it the two tailpipes!
Thats not the M Performance exhaust, its just the tips. Basically a Y-connection put on rhe single pipe after its been cut a bit.
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The one in the link from Commanderke is the same as the one advertised on the BMW M Performance aftersales page right? Only 202 Euro's?

Triple 7 what was the price for yours from BMW?
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      01-12-2013, 02:54 PM   #18
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Heard that Hartge will come with a twin pipe exhaust for the 320i in february (And possibly other models as well)
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      01-12-2013, 03:27 PM   #19
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Heard that Hartge will come with a twin pipe exhaust for the 320i in february (And possibly other models as well)
Any official information yet?

I am getting my 320i delivered in two weeks and have already ordered the M Performance twin pipes and a 328i diffuser so if this is true might cancel those...
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Jcastle: I though the M Performance kit did not fit the 320i, only diesel models?

According to my dealer who is the importer of Hartge to Norway there will be a Hartge kit available next month, but I don't have any more details.
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      01-13-2013, 05:52 PM   #21
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Jcastle: I though the M Performance kit did not fit the 320i, only diesel models?

According to my dealer who is the importer of Hartge to Norway there will be a Hartge kit available next month, but I don't have any more details.
OK, thanks, let us know if you get more information.

That's correct, the M Performance exhaust will not fit. I haven't yet figured the full reason for this, except that the pipe coming to the catback is 60mm in 320i and 75mm at 328i.

The twin tailpipe should (I am planning this) fit, as long as you change the diffuser (from 328i) and cut the off the tailpipe coming from the catback. Apparently this needs to be done to the 320d also, so it's a bit strange that BMW has excluded 320i from the supported list. Maybe it's one of those silly little things they do to get more people to buy the 328i...

I am getting my car in two weeks so then I will know for sure as my dealer has promised to take a look at it more closely and figure out how to install it.
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      01-22-2013, 06:25 AM   #22
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Just FYI if anyone is interested, Remus has "released" two exhaust options for the 320i (not M Sport though for some reason). It's the same exhaust as for the 328i but you will need a adapter from 60mm to 75mm which they are also selling.

The reason sharing is the adapter. Because the only difference between 320i/320d compared to the 328i should be the pipe coming to the back exhaust, 60mm vs. 75mm, I assume that with this adapter you would also install the OEM M Performance exhaust to the 320i/320d. I am sure it would need a bit modification but it would interesting to try it out...

http://www.remus.eu/shop-pkw/bmw/3-s...b20b-2012.html

Adapter K7, length 100 mm; inner 60,2 auf outer 75
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