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      07-30-2015, 09:01 PM   #67
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Don't have any vids yet but very happy with how this came out and the best way to describe the sound is "ballsy".

The guys at Rob Bliss Exhaust are amazing. Their quality is impeccable. Their service and professionalism are fantastic and the price was great!

Here are some pics in the meantime...
The black tips compliment the diffuser beautifully not to mention perfect welds
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Fairly convinced to get this done, how is it during everyday driving? Does it get annoying?
Obviously don't have an extended review yet and everyone's level of "annoying" is different but at this point I'm saying no. Its not at all obtrusive.

Cold start is a bit obnoxious and funnily enough it gets louder when you put the car into park at the end of a drive...

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The black tips compliment the diffuser beautifully not to mention perfect welds
Yeah. Tried a few different tips and these ones definitely looked best. Since I'm not going to have silver wheels I didn't want to go with chrome tips anyway...

The fun part was getting the far right tip to fit because that's where the battery box is and there is NO space. Ever noticed how the M3/M4 quads are closer in towards the centre of the car? Now I know why...
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      07-30-2015, 11:39 PM   #69
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My MPE is loud on cold starts, yours must wake the neighbourhood!
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      07-31-2015, 12:30 AM   #70
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My MPE is loud on cold starts, yours must wake the neighbourhood!


Have only heard it the once - this morning - but they never had a problem with the stupid loud exhaust on my 1M so should be fine...

Guy who live next door to me actually told me that he looked forward to hearing it because he wishes he had one...
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      07-31-2015, 07:23 AM   #71
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Would I be able to meet up with you sometime to hear how it sounds? I would love to do this to mine it not TOO out there
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Would I be able to meet up with you sometime to hear how it sounds? I would love to do this to mine it not TOO out there
For sure mate. Love to.
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I love your car!
Looks absolutely perfect!

Where did you buy your front spoiler? How was the fitment?
How did you attach it?
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I love your car!
Looks absolutely perfect!
Thanks mate! Still a few things I want to do but definitely getting there...

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Where did you buy your front spoiler? How was the fitment?
How did you attach it?
I got my splitter from an Aussie retailer. Cost me $500AUD.

Depending on where in the world you are you might be better off getting it elsewhere. Bimmian appear to sell it for $295 USD: https://www.bimmian.com/Front-Lip-Sp...r-F82-4-Series

It's actually 4 pieces. The bottom blade is a clamshell with a top half and a bottom half. Then there are the 2 parts that come up over the bumper. All of it fits together perfectly.

Fitment on it was absolutely perfect. Everything lined up exactly. Uses the factory mounting holes plus 2 extra holes in the middle of the underside of the bumper and 3M tape inside the 2 parts that come up over the front bar.

It ain't coming off.
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And a few decent photos...





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Very nice sound, lots of burbles & cracks.

It's not crazy loud, it's just right Sounds similar to the M Performance exhaust except with more cracks, I wish mine sounded like this.

How does it compare to the 1M's exhaust note? Is it close or it's still a bit away from that sound.
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Very nice sound, lots of burbles & cracks.

It's not crazy loud, it's just right Sounds similar to the M Performance exhaust except with more cracks, I wish mine sounded like this.

How does it compare to the 1M's exhaust note? Is it close or it's still a bit away from that sound.
Thanks mate. Yeah. It definitely has some burbles/pops/crackles...

You could hear the power in the 1M Exhaust... And I think it was raspier...

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i like the crackles and pops. can you do a sound clip with you cruising at 60/80/100. Want to know if there is droning.

did you notice any power differences, gains from top end? turbo lag from stationary start?
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i like the crackles and pops. can you do a sound clip with you cruising at 60/80/100. Want to know if there is droning.

did you notice any power differences, gains from top end? turbo lag from stationary start?
I'll see what I can do when I get a chance...

Don't know about power gains as the car only has 1500kms on it so 1) I'm not really hammering it, and 2) Don't have a lot to compare it to.

Definitely notice the induction noise and DV letting off - other people have also commented on this - so I assume that it's breathing/flowing a bit easier...
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Thanks mate. Yeah. It definitely has some burbles/pops/crackles...

You could hear the power in the 1M Exhaust... And I think it was raspier...

You're right it sounds raspier a lot more grunt compared to the 428i but has less burbles & crackles. Both sound great in my opinion
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I'm sure you can get the genuine BMW parts - I think if you get the "Luxury" line it comes with this trim - but I just thought I'd take a chance and order this:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/271817514304

It's just 2 stick-on bits with 3M tape on the back. Matches perfectly. Fits perfectly. Cost $23. Why not?



Very happy with the result.
I just pulled the trigger on this. That bland black was killing me!
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I just pulled the trigger on this. That bland black was killing me!
SAME!
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SAME!
Haha! Glad I could provide some inspiration...

New wheels going on Tuesday... Excitement!
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SAME!
Haha! Glad I could provide some inspiration...

New wheels going on Tuesday... Excitement!
Me too. Installed mine 2 days ago
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Me too. Installed mine 2 days ago
Heh. Looks like I started a trend...
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Love the exhaust!

Very tempted to visit Rob for those quads!

How long did he need your car for and will I need a new diffuser or can he cut my existing m performance diffuser to make room for the quads?
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