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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 09-20-2012, 05:29 PM
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Do you have any pre/post modification dyno runs for your power gains?
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Old 09-20-2012, 08:04 PM
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scary part is i'm only 24. lol
Younger than me!! Haha
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Old 09-20-2012, 08:13 PM
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Do you have any pre/post modification dyno runs for your power gains?
Yeah sorta don't have the final runs car is in shop as we speak having MAF sorted out.

I have runs NA with headers and without (shows increase from 268HP/288ft-lb to 285HP/302ft-lbs)

...then there are also intermediate Supercharger number(during tuning runs) note the AFR is really effed haha should have real numbers next week. Shows 350hp/335ft-lbs with the crazy MAF
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:12 PM
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yeah that is a monster!
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scary part is i'm only 24. lol
im 19.... but damn bricas Sounding good there buddy...
But since were about to be Boost brothers and all you gotta represent the family and get REAL dual exhaust
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:40 AM
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im 19.... but damn bricas Sounding good there buddy...
But since were about to be Boost brothers and all you gotta represent the family and get REAL dual exhaust
You will see a loss of power with true dual. It is all about the ponies man haha
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Old 09-21-2012, 09:38 AM
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Brian, not sure why your videos aren't working on my PC but I was able to see them on my iPad.
I might have your sound beat, however I'd get a boat load of tickets this way.
I did drive it up the street and back. Friggen LOUD at all RPM's
This is the first time I have used YouTube, hope it works.

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You will see a loss of power with true dual. It is all about the ponies man haha
WHAT.
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:13 PM
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Why do you think Dinan deletes the dual exhaust on the m3? They have a full white paper on the topic for the 4L. These 4.4L are also not large enough v8 to warrant dual exhaust. I agree the duals look great... But power wise it will not help.
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:16 PM
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Why do you think Dinan deletes the dual exhaust on the m3? They have a full white paper on the topic for the 4L. These 4.4L are also not large enough v8 to warrant dual exhaust. I agree the duals look great... But power wise it will not help.
mmmmmm.. ay go check ya supercharger thread
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Old 09-21-2012, 04:17 PM
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first off, have to applaud everyone that's posted videos, they all sound amazing. there is really nothing like the sound of the german V8 unmuffled, screaming.


i welded in a 3" y-pipe before the y-resonator and run an open cutout all the time.

i would estimate that 75% of the exhaust exits through the open cutout and the rest hauls on to the y resonator. i deleted the mufflers/scuba tanks.

Pardon the bad quality, some of these were shot with a GoPro.








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Old 09-26-2012, 01:48 PM
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first off, have to applaud everyone that's posted videos, they all sound amazing. there is really nothing like the sound of the german V8 unmuffled, screaming.


i welded in a 3" y-pipe before the y-resonator and run an open cutout all the time.

i would estimate that 75% of the exhaust exits through the open cutout and the rest hauls on to the y resonator. i deleted the mufflers/scuba tanks.

Pardon the bad quality, some of these were shot with a GoPro.








Keep the videos coming! Loud pipes save lives!
Sounds awesome!!
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:49 PM
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Brian, not sure why your videos aren't working on my PC but I was able to see them on my iPad.
I might have your sound beat, however I'd get a boat load of tickets this way.
I did drive it up the street and back. Friggen LOUD at all RPM's
This is the first time I have used YouTube, hope it works.

Jim that sounds mean for sure just open from the headers? I have done that during a clutch job haha it is wild!
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:16 PM
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WOOOOOW!! Man that sounds MEANNN!!!!

Amazing car. Make some 0-60/0-120 pulls
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Sounds amazing man! Really one of the best sounding E39 5 series exhaust systems around. Im sure the customer headers and supercharger help also
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