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Old 01-31-2017, 05:41 PM   #1
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Pic request: under car quad exhausts.

Soon im looking into doing a quad exhaust. Ive seen a couple on here and just the same ones over and over on google. Theres not to many of how it looks from under the car. I know theres alot of members that have quad exhausts. If any of you that do have a non-m quad setup, if you get some free time, snap some pics and upload them please. It'll help me to show and give somewhat of an idea to my local exhaust shop.
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Old 01-31-2017, 07:29 PM   #3
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Nice! Thanks man! Can i do that same setup except for all that cutting/relocating? I plan on definitely putting a heatshield for the canister. I know they have exhaust heat wrap. Will that be sufficient enough? Also lets say i go with some smaller magnaflow round mufflers..
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Old 01-31-2017, 08:00 PM   #4
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You're probably already set on doing it, but I'll just throw this out there: it's tons of fabrication and you can't back up the look. People will try and race you and you will be embarrassed. Seriously a car with 185hp should not have quad exhaust

Not even the E36 M3, E34 M5, etc. had quad exhaust. If you get a nice axle-back unit like the ZHP muffler that'd be more appropriate for a 325.
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You're probably already set on doing it, but I'll just throw this out there: it's tons of fabrication and you can't back up the look. People will try and race you and you will be embarrassed. Seriously a car with 185hp should not have quad exhaust

Not even the E36 M3, E34 M5, etc. had quad exhaust. If you get a nice axle-back unit like the ZHP muffler that'd be more appropriate for a 325.
I agree to a certain extent. Im definitely not going to be racing and if somebody does try i could give a fu*k haha. Im still debating if to go quad tip or just dual tips. Either way dual outlets looks nice to me. Strictly cosmetics here. Ive seen a bunch of cars now adays that come factory dual or quad and you can say the same thing that they cant back it up or shouldnt have a quad exhaust. So if these cars can "pull it off" an e46 definitely, in my personal opinion, can. I see where youre coming from though.
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Nice! Thanks man! Can i do that same setup except for all that cutting/relocating? I plan on definitely putting a heatshield for the canister. I know they have exhaust heat wrap. Will that be sufficient enough? Also lets say i go with some smaller magnaflow round mufflers..
If you don't put a muffler on the side where the battery tray is, which is what most do, you don't need to cut anything except the rear valence. That's what I originally did.

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You're probably already set on doing it, but I'll just throw this out there: it's tons of fabrication and you can't back up the look. People will try and race you and you will be embarrassed. Seriously a car with 185hp should not have quad exhaust

Not even the E36 M3, E34 M5, etc. had quad exhaust. If you get a nice axle-back unit like the ZHP muffler that'd be more appropriate for a 325.


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I agree to a certain extent. Im definitely not going to be racing and if somebody does try i could give a fu*k haha. Im still debating if to go quad tip or just dual tips. Either way dual outlets looks nice to me. Strictly cosmetics here. Ive seen a bunch of cars now adays that come factory dual or quad and you can say the same thing that they cant back it up or shouldnt have a quad exhaust. So if these cars can "pull it off" an e46 definitely, in my personal opinion, can. I see where youre coming from though.
That's my whole aim at this quad tips thing. I couldn't care less what others may thing...that quad should only be exclusive to M cars or cars with 300+ hp.
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If you don't put a muffler on the side where the battery tray is, which is what most do, you don't need to cut anything except the rear valence. That's what I originally did.







That's my whole aim at this quad tips thing. I couldn't care less what others may thing...that quad should only be exclusive to M cars or cars with 300+ hp.
Exactly. Other cars i see are not as sporty looking and about as close to 300hp as my 325. What did you use to cut your bumper? Dremel?
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Do you have a pic with the car on the ground and with bumper installed?
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What did you use to cut your bumper? Dremel?
Correct. Just a regular dremel with a cutting wheel does the trick.

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Do you have a pic with the car on the ground and with bumper installed?
Not at the moment but I can get a few shots for you. Been trying to get a video too but this MN weather just won't allow it.
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Im thinking im going to have to go this route: (not sure how hot that pipe to the passanger side will get but some heat wrap should keep it from melting my bumper right? M-Tech 1 by the way)
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Very cool!

(good for you for debadging as well )

Now all we need is a rear 3/4 shot to see them in context from that angle...
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Very cool!

(good for you for debadging as well )

Now all we need is a rear 3/4 shot to see them in context from that angle...
Thanks. I like the clean look from behind while trying not to pose as an M car or I won't hear the end from the M community. LOL! I can get more shots from various angles.
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Thanks. But yea ive looked at those pics a million times. Im looking for pics like generalvp posted. Detailed pics of the piping and how they are at the battery tray and driver exits. Just under pics of the setup.
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I just saw a damn dodge dart and it had dual exits... and they say a non-m e46 cant pull duals off....GET REAL. Just saying.
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