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      06-14-2018, 09:52 PM   #1
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What is Your Ideal Exhaust?

Hi Guys! We are planning some exciting new changes for our line of BMW products and would love to hear your opinions on what makes the perfect exhaust system. This type of feedback from the community helps us make decisions for future development and fine tune our products to the needs of the customers. If you have a moment, we ask that you please answer the 4 quick questions below regarding what you look for in an aftermarket catback system. Thank you in advance for taking the time to contribute!

1) What sound level do you prefer from a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:
  • Stock
  • Slightly louder than stock
  • Noticeably louder than stock
  • Aggressively louder than stock
2) What tip finish/style would you want in a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:
  • Polished
  • Satin Finish
  • Satin Black
  • Carbon fiber
  • Titanium
3) What material do you want when buying a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:
  • Standard 409 stainless steel
  • Higher cost 304 stainless steel
  • Titanium
4) What’s most important when looking to upgrade a stock exhaust system?
RANK FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:
  • Weight reduction
  • Horsepower/Torque
  • System longevity
  • Ability to handle flow requirements due to other modifications
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      06-15-2018, 01:30 PM   #2
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1) What sound level do you prefer from a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Noticeably louder than stock

2) What tip finish/style would you want in a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Polished or Chrome

3) What material do you want when buying a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Higher cost 304 stainless steel

4) What’s most important when looking to upgrade a stock exhaust system?
RANK FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:

System longevity
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1) What sound level do you prefer from a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Noticeably louder than stock

2) What tip finish/style would you want in a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Polished or Chrome

3) What material do you want when buying a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Higher cost 304 stainless steel

4) What’s most important when looking to upgrade a stock exhaust system?
RANK FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:

System longevity
Same for me except I am wanting the power and support for other mods. It's a steel tube longevity can't be super serious. Stainless won't rust unless it gets super heated and the chromium is gone.
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1) What sound level do you prefer from a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:
Slightly louder than stock

2) What tip finish/style would you want in a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:
Polished
Carbon fiber

3) What material do you want when buying a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:
Higher cost 304 stainless steel

4) What’s most important when looking to upgrade a stock exhaust system?
RANK FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:
Horsepower/Torque
Ability to handle flow requirements due to other modifications
System longevity
Weight reduction
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      06-15-2018, 06:56 PM   #5
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1) What sound level do you prefer from a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:
Slightly louder than stock

2) What tip finish/style would you want in a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:
Polished
Carbon fiber

3) What material do you want when buying a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:
Higher cost 304 stainless steel

4) What’s most important when looking to upgrade a stock exhaust system?
RANK FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:
Horsepower/Torque
Ability to handle flow requirements due to other modifications
System longevity
Weight reduction
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How about a different approach- a reasonably priced titanium exhaust? Similar to bc forged offering reasonably priced forged rims..
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1) What sound level do you prefer from a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Noticeably louder than stock

2) What tip finish/style would you want in a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Polished Chrome or Black Chrome

3) What material do you want when buying a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Higher cost 304 stainless steel

4) What’s most important when looking to upgrade a stock exhaust system?
RANK FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:

Horsepower/Torque
Ability to handle flow requirements due to other modifications
System longevity
Weight reduction
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How "loud" loud is is extremely subjective. "aggressively loud" will be different person to person. Some people think muffler deletes aren't aggressive, or sound stock.
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1) What sound level do you prefer from a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Aggressively louder than stock


2) What tip finish/style would you want in a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Titanium


3) What material do you want when buying a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Titanium


4) What’s most important when looking to upgrade a stock exhaust system?
RANK FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:

Horsepower/Torque
Weight reduction

Ability to handle flow requirements due to other modifications
System longevity
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Id be happy with you just having your website have correct info about the kits. Im still bitter about the 4runner system I ordered from you that stated 3 inch online, then had 2.5 inch when it showed up, and your customer service team telling me to pound sand and take it up with the seller, who wanted a restock fee plus I pay return shipping on top of the shipping I already paid to get it to me.

But since youre asking about BMW, Just make a stainless system with the double wall exhaust tips larger than factory, and a muffler setup that eliminates drone while offering a sporty sound under load. If its under $1,000 it should be a winner with this crowd considering while you cant get your website working properly, at least you build high quality systems and mufflers that usually fit well.
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1) What sound level do you prefer from a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Noticeably louder than stock

2) What tip finish/style would you want in a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Polished Chrome or Black Chrome

3) What material do you want when buying a performance exhaust system?
PICK ONE:

Higher cost 304 stainless steel

4) What’s most important when looking to upgrade a stock exhaust system?
RANK FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:

Horsepower/Torque
Ability to handle flow requirements due to other modifications
System longevity
Weight reduction

I know it's not possible to get that throaty V8 sound from a turbo inline 6, but if you could get as close as possible to that would be great.
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