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Old 10-21-2012, 11:31 AM   #21
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awesome, sounds a lot better than the one video I watched of one of your old set ups
Thank you!

As stated in my first post, I went through quite a few exhaust setups until I found something I REALLY enjoyed.
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Old 10-21-2012, 01:58 PM   #22
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What a quality build. Kudos. Those welds are of perfection and the sound you created is, too.
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Old 10-21-2012, 04:03 PM   #23
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What a quality build. Kudos. Those welds are of perfection and the sound you created is, too.
And the best part about it is that it costs about the same (slightly cheaper) than a full brand new Super Sprint setup.
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Old 10-21-2012, 11:46 PM   #24
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That sounds absolutely AMAZING in the videos.

The desire for valved exhausts has been a hot topic on audizine for the S4 guys. Going to link to this thread and hope it motivates some production
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Old 10-21-2012, 11:49 PM   #25
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That sounds absolutely AMAZING in the videos.

The desire for valved exhausts has been a hot topic on audizine for the S4 guys. Going to link to this thread and hope it motivates some production
Great! I appreciate it! I have a B8 S5 too and I am going to do a cutout dump valve before the muffler as well. The V8 sound is orgasmic!

Here is a link to my thread with a video of the exhaust setup as it sits:

http://www.a5oc.com/forums/s5-perfor...s5-sounds.html

P.S. Send me a link to the Audizine thread when you get a chance.
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Old 10-22-2012, 06:57 PM   #26
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www.fluidmotorunion.com if you're interested in getting into contact with the shop to create your own mid-pipe setup. Orignal post was also updated. They tackle a lot of custom welding projects that many others will not or have the expertise to.
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looks amazing and sounds even better. craig and tom did another great job
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those welds looks AMAZING!!!!
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:44 AM   #29
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Wow that is awesome workmanship by FMU. The car sounds fantastic Bro.
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Thanks a lot guys, I really appreciate it! Can't believe more people haven't commented.
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Did you ever dyno before and after to see for any gains or losses?

Aside from the pure sound, how does the car actually feel now? Everything I've read and seen shows massive loss of low end torque, much like BW's 3.5 race exhaust, but gains are to be had up top.
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Did you ever dyno before and after to see for any gains or losses?

Aside from the pure sound, how does the car actually feel now? Everything I've read and seen shows massive loss of low end torque, much like BW's 3.5 race exhaust, but gains are to be had up top.
Unfortunately I do not have dynos before and after.

The car just feels like it "flows" better. That 'puny' rattle that the M3 is known for is gone, which leaves just a pure aggressive grunt. Now, with the dump valve open, you can feel an immediate decrease in power in the low end. I never drive with it open anyways, it's just there for the 'cool' factor. I honestly didn't feel a loss in power going from my old Super Sprint midpipe setup to this 3.5" single midpipe.

I have a friend who got a similar exhaust made by FMU. Only difference is that he didn't want it to be so loud so he had them install 2 resonators and since he is NA, his midpipe is only 3" rather than 3.5".

Here is the build thread:
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=404652

Here is the the thread with dyno numbers: http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=416011
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Looks and sounds great. What diffuser is that and where did you purchase it?
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Looks and sounds great. What diffuser is that and where did you purchase it?
It's the Vorsteiner GTS-3 Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser. You can get it form Europeanautosource or ModBargains.
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Original post updated with dyno information and whatnot due to the fact of all the messages I get asking the same thing.
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Isn't the bimmerworld one pretty much the same except for the muffler? I have a similar setup (without the cats or resonators) but the piping is still around 2.5" and it sounds like a chainsaw in the low rpms. I would need to do some kind of force injection first but before I do, I want a plan for my exhaust.
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