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      12-31-2012, 09:00 PM   #23
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I understand that, apples to apples, a cat back exhaust is the better choice.

However, most exhausts (cat or axle back) don't add a lot of HP and from the axle backs that are available for the F30, they do change the sound. Not to mention, the cat back does normally cost more than an axle back.

Whether its worth the cost can be debated, but I don't see it as a "stupid purchase"
You and I are on the same page.

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      12-31-2012, 10:14 PM   #24
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Haha don't be so sensitive, it's all fun.
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      01-02-2013, 07:50 AM   #25
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I heard the stock piping is pretty good already so there I don't think I need a full cat back. Plus, u won't make huge amount of power unless u get a new tune anyways so who cares. lol its all preference.
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      01-02-2013, 10:56 AM   #26
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I heard the stock piping is pretty good already so there I don't think I need a full cat back. Plus, u won't make huge amount of power unless u get a new tune anyways so who cares. lol its all preference.
On a load bearing Super Flo Dyno I saw over 6.5whp and 20ft lbs of tq. For under $1000 and bone stock otherwise, I think that's excellent.
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      01-02-2013, 07:00 PM   #27
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^ +1

I love the people on these forums that just spew bullshit out of their mouths. No facts, no data just ignorance!

Take the stock cat-back off and you'll see how "pretty good" it is.
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      01-02-2013, 07:17 PM   #28
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^ +1

I love the people on these forums that just spew bullshit out of their mouths. No facts, no data just ignorance!

Take the stock cat-back off and you'll see how "pretty good" it is.
Well, it can be improved upon, that is for sure.

But for a stock system, despite it being heavy and crazy quiet, it is fairly straight in the places that count and mostly 3" throughout. 3" is pretty beefy for a stock system.

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      01-02-2013, 07:29 PM   #29
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Did you have to remove that support bracket when you installed your cat-back?
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      01-02-2013, 07:32 PM   #30
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Did you have to remove that support bracket when you installed your cat-back?
At the time, it was for development, will take pictures of the install when production unit comes in.

Even if you do have to remove the bracket, it comes off easily and quickly.
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Yeah I already removed the bracket. It doesn't fit back on because of the 3in piping, stock piping is crushed in that spot.
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does anyone know what the weight is on the stock exhaust system (catback wise) is?
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does anyone know what the weight is on the stock exhaust system (catback wise) is?
I think it was 38 lbs. That is the weight of the unit from where the midpipe was cut in my picture above with the exhaust off the car.
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hmmm... i like the sound of the magnaflow system but it is 51lbs. i really do not to add extra weight.
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hmmm... i like the sound of the magnaflow system but it is 51lbs. i really do not to add extra weight.
Rogue will be about 5lbs lighter than stock.
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      01-07-2013, 05:19 AM   #36
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328i FBO

BMW F30 328i N20 FBO
intake aFe
exhaust aFe cat-back
downpipe aFe
BMS stage 1
intercooler Forge

some video

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      01-07-2013, 06:45 AM   #37
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BMW F30 328i N20 FBO
intake aFe
exhaust aFe cat-back
downpipe aFe
BMS stage 1
intercooler Forge

some video

Nice work and thanks for sharing. Forge make some good gear IMO, good call on choosing their IC.

How is it to drive?
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Nice work and thanks for sharing. Forge make some good gear IMO, good call on choosing their IC.

How is it to drive?
BMW F30 328i N20 FBO
intake aFe
exhaust aFe cat-back
downpipe aFe
BMS stage 1
intercooler Forge
M-pack

a little video about the dynamics of my car (Racelogic):
winter -15 C
tyres 225\45 R18 Bridgestone Revo GS
wheels are skidding to 80 km \ h
212 kw on wheels
5.4 c 100 km\h
10.8 c 150 km\h

I think the summer will be about 5.0-5.2 с to 100 km\h on the summer tires Michelin Super sport 225\45 R18-255\40 R18

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      01-17-2013, 05:34 AM   #40
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Meisterschaft exhaust systems for 328i is out, but cant find any videos, more on this on the link below;

http://gthaus.com/ver3_ghdetails.php...&Submit=Submit
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      01-18-2013, 12:39 AM   #41
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Meistershaft is the best exhaust out their for bmw. Really sound insane. Sick! The video they have is just for 335i. I wish they have a video clip for 328i.
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Anyone out there with an Eisenmann " Sport " exhaust ?

Any videos ?
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