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The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!

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Old 02-07-2012, 09:36 AM   #21
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Cat back has rasp terminator.
Axle back does not.
I realize this, I believe he meant the existing section 1 or section 2 has been modified with "anti rasp resonators." It's got a Dinan muffer section on it now and it's very tame with no rasp.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:45 AM   #22
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I realize this, I believe he meant the existing section 1 or section 2 has been modified with "anti rasp resonators." It's got a Dinan muffer section on it now and it's very tame with no rasp.
Section one would the rasp terminator. So you've heard the exhaust?
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:50 AM   #23
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I've heard videos, from what I hear I don't mind it. I've also looked up lots of Agency Power exhaust vids, since this exhaust seems to be a copy of it, and I rather like the sound. I love my Dinan, but I really dont like the idea of the dummy tips on the left side.

I'm sure you guys have heard this, but here's a decent clip I found. Put an x-pipe on with this exhaust and I'm sure it'd sound very very good.

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Old 02-07-2012, 09:51 AM   #24
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Old 02-07-2012, 10:36 AM   #25
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Yeah I know it's made in the same factory as agency power and it's suppose to be a copy. But what if it isn't? My plan is to get a rasp terminator. Then get the Megan axle back. If I don't like it then I'll just get rid of it. But that's not for a few months because right now I'm getting angel eyes, lowering springs, and some other goodies. Plus I still have to pay for my exhaust ticket on my old car.
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Old 02-07-2012, 10:39 AM   #26
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I hear ya. So far everything I've heard from the Megan or the AP I've liked. I mean I've heard better exhaust out there, but this is a great deal for a great looking, and admirably performing exhaust. Once I get the Dinan off my car and shipped off, I'll order the Megan, and I'll post my results here for sure!
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Old 02-07-2012, 10:50 AM   #27
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The price is very attractive. I'm sure it's easy to make it sound good. But I really want a rasp terminator. I just revved my car right now and it really needs one. Stupid BMW makes a raspy stock exhaust.
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Old 02-07-2012, 12:23 PM   #28
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I commented on the exhaust in the previous posts. Without a rasp eliminator it will be loud and raspy. With the eliminator it sounds perfect for my taste. The rasp eliminator can be ordered separately. In my case I was able to get the whole cat back for the same cost. I used the whole system for a week or so and it didn't sound horrible, just not what I wanted. It was louder and had more rasp. With OEM section 2 it has a deep tone, almost no rasp, and only loud on start up and when you punch it. I personally don't like super loud exhausts. They get annoying on a daily driver. I will say I have yet to hear any drone which is hard to say for any aftermarket exhaust. All in all it is a great priced exhaust. Exhausts on the M3 are only for sound. Performance no matter what brand is very minimal and not noticeable. Why spend $1200+ on a exhaust. Always seemed like a total waste of money and was was over charged for what it is. Most aftermarket exhausts all still have rasp no matter what brand. Only when you add a rasp eliminator do you truly hear the difference between each brand. I rarely ever tell anyone to buy anything, but from my experience I am totally happy with the Megan exhaust minus the tip fitment. I figure that is the difference in price. Some people are OCD (myself included) and it will drive them nuts. Every time I see them pointing downward I hate it, but I also like the extra $$$ in my pocket that I saved.
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I commented on the exhaust in the previous posts. Without a rasp eliminator it will be loud and raspy. With the eliminator it sounds perfect for my taste. The rasp eliminator can be ordered separately. In my case I was able to get the whole cat back for the same cost. I used the whole system for a week or so and it didn't sound horrible, just not what I wanted. It was louder and had more rasp. With OEM section 2 it has a deep tone, almost no rasp, and only loud on start up and when you punch it. I personally don't like super loud exhausts. They get annoying on a daily driver. I will say I have yet to hear any drone which is hard to say for any aftermarket exhaust. All in all it is a great priced exhaust. Exhausts on the M3 are only for sound. Performance no matter what brand is very minimal and not noticeable. Why spend $1200+ on a exhaust. Always seemed like a total waste of money and was was over charged for what it is. Most aftermarket exhausts all still have rasp no matter what brand. Only when you add a rasp eliminator do you truly hear the difference between each brand. I rarely ever tell anyone to buy anything, but from my experience I am totally happy with the Megan exhaust minus the tip fitment. I figure that is the difference in price. Some people are OCD (myself included) and it will drive them nuts. Every time I see them pointing downward I hate it, but I also like the extra $$$ in my pocket that I saved.
Dude make a video. Please.
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Dude make a video. Please.
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and full pictures show the side where he stated that the tips point downward
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Small update, seems the buyer for my Dinan fell thru, so Its gonna be a little while longer before I can get my Megan and post the results here.
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Taxes come back next week, as soon as I see them in my bank account, I'll be ordering this exhaust.
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:47 PM   #33
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Taxes come back next week, as soon as I see them in my bank account, I'll be ordering this exhaust.
I can't wait to see your post about this
Please make sure to get some side pics of the tips, too!
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would like to see a video megan vs agencypower exhaust
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Have you looked at the Rogue Engineering El Diablo yet? It's something to seriously consider as it's a great quality exhaust for an inexpensive price. Here's some more info:


Rogue Engineering E46 M3 Exhaust Features
The Rogue Engineering El Diablo is made to fit exactly like factory. Improved, updated specs!


- Weighs only 30 lbs., 26 lbs. lighter than the factory muffler! (factory is 56 lbs.)
- 100% T-304 stainless steel construction and internals, 10% larger tubing than previous version! New!
- Fully mandrel bent tubing, no crimps or flattened areas
- Mil-finished pipes and muffler, mirror polished stainless steel quad 80mm Club Sport tips! New!
- Full TIG welded construction, no lock seams or pinch welds.
- Rogue Engineering logo tastefully stamped in the body of the muffler
- Flow-through design does not create muffler "hot spots" found on chambered mufflers
- Optimized tubing sizes and minimized bends maintain exhaust velocity without compromising necessary backpressure
- Deep, throaty tone, without the drone.
- Easy to install (compared to other systems in the market)
- Will not change ground clearance
- Will not void factory warranty
- Will not affect emissions
- No permanent modifications required for installation

*Rogue Engineering E46 M3 El Diablo Exhaust w/ SS Tips
http://www.modbargains.com/Rogue-Eng...M3-Exhaust.htm



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Have you looked at the Rogue Engineering El Diablo yet? It's something to seriously consider as it's a great quality exhaust for an inexpensive price. Here's some more info:


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The Rogue Engineering El Diablo is made to fit exactly like factory. Improved, updated specs!


- Weighs only 30 lbs., 26 lbs. lighter than the factory muffler! (factory is 56 lbs.)
- 100% T-304 stainless steel construction and internals, 10% larger tubing than previous version! New!
- Fully mandrel bent tubing, no crimps or flattened areas
- Mil-finished pipes and muffler, mirror polished stainless steel quad 80mm Club Sport tips! New!
- Full TIG welded construction, no lock seams or pinch welds.
- Rogue Engineering logo tastefully stamped in the body of the muffler
- Flow-through design does not create muffler "hot spots" found on chambered mufflers
- Optimized tubing sizes and minimized bends maintain exhaust velocity without compromising necessary backpressure
- Deep, throaty tone, without the drone.
- Easy to install (compared to other systems in the market)
- Will not change ground clearance
- Will not void factory warranty
- Will not affect emissions
- No permanent modifications required for installation

*Rogue Engineering E46 M3 El Diablo Exhaust w/ SS Tips
http://www.modbargains.com/Rogue-Eng...M3-Exhaust.htm



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Just ordered the Megan! I hope it will arrive next week, and if its not too cold out, I'll have it on and get some vids.
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^Modbargains.

We re aware of your exhaust. 1300$ worth. This is a $500 option that people would like to get some info on and discuss the possibilities.

Feel free to open a new thread for your advertisement.
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Old 02-24-2012, 05:11 AM   #39
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^Modbargains.

We re aware of your exhaust. 1300$ worth. This is a $500 option that people would like to get some info on and discuss the possibilities.

Feel free to open a new thread for your advertisement.
x2 For a quick second I thought the El Diablo exhaust was now $500

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x2 For a quick second I thought the El Diablo exhaust was now $500
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