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Old 06-21-2012, 10:41 AM   #141
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It's. fcuking. loud.

Just unbolt your muffler and drive up and down the block. Invest in a cutout if you really want it to ever get THAT loud.

This vid doesn't do it any justice.

Sounds a lot different than my set-up (which is headers, rear resonator removed, and aftermarket muffler). Guess the muffler makes a really big difference sound-wise.
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:37 AM   #142
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Tiny update, first I have been kinda tracking my gas mileage because I am bored.

I completely filled up my tank with $65 when it was empty. That full tank with $65 which was about 16 gallons got me 340 miles before it ran out. So I think I got around 21 miles per gallon on average? Is anyone else around that?
In regards to your gas mileage, unless you are driving it really hard that isn't exactly accurate, or up to par. I have a 99' 323i 5 speed with all my maintenance up to date. The occassional daily pulls here and there plus city driving and highway driving my car averages 29mpg city and about 33/34 highway. My tank got 540 miles out of a full tank on my road trip last week.
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Old 06-21-2012, 12:38 PM   #143
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Sounds a lot different than my set-up (which is headers, rear resonator removed, and aftermarket muffler). Guess the muffler makes a really big difference sound-wise.
Yea that video was when I took off my Eisenmann for fun so it was headers to nothing. It's much more tame with the muffler.
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Old 06-21-2012, 12:50 PM   #144
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In regards to your gas mileage, unless you are driving it really hard that isn't exactly accurate, or up to par. I have a 99' 323i 5 speed with all my maintenance up to date. The occassional daily pulls here and there plus city driving and highway driving my car averages 29mpg city and about 33/34 highway. My tank got 540 miles out of a full tank on my road trip last week.
I'm assuming that was spirited driving. I can't believe you got 540, I want to say the best I ever did was mid-400's. Nowhere close now that I have a 3.46 diff.
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Old 06-21-2012, 12:50 PM   #145
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Yea that video was when I took off my Eisenmann for fun so it was headers to nothing. It's much more tame with the muffler.
Bet it sounds amazing with the eisenmann!
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Old 06-21-2012, 01:24 PM   #146
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I'm assuming that was spirited driving. I can't believe you got 540, I want to say the best I ever did was mid-400's. Nowhere close now that I have a 3.46 diff.
I couldn't believe it either. It was solely highway driving, cruise control around 70 ish maybe pushing 80. The roads I was on were awfully straight too, so I'm sure that helped out a lot. I'm still very proud of her.
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:15 PM   #147
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Wtf people, I'm lucky to hit mid 300's... Relatively up to date with maintenance.
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:38 AM   #148
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:40 AM   #149
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In regards to your gas mileage, unless you are driving it really hard that isn't exactly accurate, or up to par. I have a 99' 323i 5 speed with all my maintenance up to date. The occassional daily pulls here and there plus city driving and highway driving my car averages 29mpg city and about 33/34 highway. My tank got 540 miles out of a full tank on my road trip last week.
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Wtf people, I'm lucky to hit mid 300's... Relatively up to date with maintenance.
I have two HUGE hills coming out of the town I live that probably are what make my gas mileage average out to be around 21. I have to drive those hills every day, sometimes 2 or 3 times a day haha

They kill my gas going up the hills, and they kill my brakes going down them.
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:48 AM   #150
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Nice car...that sticker on the hood though. =[
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:51 AM   #151
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Nice car...that sticker on the hood though. =[
the E46F one? I've been thinking about taking all the stickers off. They are caked on there though......... not sure how I should get it off. I have goo gone but the problem is getting the letters off, not the gunk under them.
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Old 06-22-2012, 01:16 AM   #152
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I get over 500 miles to the tiny tank on my 318ti.

Yet. No more than 250 on the M3.
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:47 AM   #153
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I got 400 miles on this full tank. Had my roof rack on for the entire tank also. Looks like it didn't affect the MPG.

Going with a friend to check out a project car on thursday What could it be? Hopefully it isn't too much haha
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In regards to your gas mileage, unless you are driving it really hard that isn't exactly accurate, or up to par. I have a 99' 323i 5 speed with all my maintenance up to date. The occassional daily pulls here and there plus city driving and highway driving my car averages 29mpg city and about 33/34 highway. My tank got 540 miles out of a full tank on my road trip last week.
29mpg city? Im lucky to get 20 mpg city, usually average around 16mpg and mostly drive city. Still haven't figured out what it is, been driving fine but with bad mpg since I bought it last year. Time for me to take it to a shop, im thinking vacuum leak
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I had my OEM rear bumper, and the mtech2 diffuser had a perfectly fitted exhaust tip cut-out. The bumper would never be an issue. The diffuser can be trimmed, even though I doubt you would have to do it. If your are planning on getting it soon, then you're right. If not, then do it without the metch2.
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I had my OEM rear bumper, and the mtech2 diffuser had a perfectly fitted exhaust tip cut-out. The bumper would never be an issue. The diffuser can be trimmed, even though I doubt you would have to do it. If your are planning on getting it soon, then you're right. If not, then do it without the metch2.
The plan right now is too just try to get two more body parts (mtech ll rear and something else ), and wheels. After that I just want to fix up the interior slowly and try to save most of my money for a project car if we end up getting it. Checking it out tomorrow.

EDIT: But i'm sure my plans will change like they always do lol
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Old 06-27-2012, 07:33 PM   #157
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Project car we looked at was too rusty. Back to searching.

Little update, i'm sure most of you won't like it haha. And sorry for using an instagram photo

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Little update, i'm sure most of you won't like it haha. And sorry for using an instagram photo

LOL nice mod, does that make it hard to shift?
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It's definitely different to shift but it's a lot easier imo. I think it would be horrible for trying to shift fast though. I just cruise around mostly haha. I do have the other regular shift knob sitting in my glove box though just in case
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