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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 05-08-2012, 11:22 AM
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Exhaust question

I searched and found little insight into my question. I try not to ask too many questions and search as much as possible, but I'm stumped. I currently removed my exhaust from the cat-back and straight piped it. I was told by a friend that my piston rings would be in danger now. Is this true?

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Old 05-08-2012, 11:51 AM
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I searched and found little insight into my question. I try not to ask too many questions and search as much as possible, but I'm stumped. I currently removed my exhaust from the cat-back and straight piped it. I was told by a friend that my piston rings would be in danger now. Is this true?

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Old 05-08-2012, 11:53 AM
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I would love to hear his explaination for THAT one....
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Thank you...that's what I thought

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Old 05-08-2012, 12:10 PM
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I would love to hear his explaination for THAT one....
He said that they weren't designed for all the chatter. I told him that a clogged exhaust or converter might cause it but not the straight pipe...he disagreed...but what does he know, he drives a honda lol

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Old 05-08-2012, 01:40 PM
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he drives a honda lol
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He said that they weren't designed for all the chatter. I told him that a clogged exhaust or converter might cause it but not the straight pipe...he disagreed...but what does he know, he drives a honda lol

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Old 05-10-2012, 07:18 AM
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