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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 11-26-2012, 02:48 PM
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Lightbulb Best exhaust?

doing some upgrades on my oldie was wondering wat are the best exhaust systems (muffler,cats,headers,thewholeshabang) to put on a 92 325i???

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Haha ^ just do some performance headers, straight pipe it and then a skunk exhaust
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:18 PM
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why even bother with an exhaust? run that **** right off the headers!!
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who even needs headers, back pressure is overrated run it right from the open head. helps the exhaust valves breathe.
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who even needs headers, back pressure is overrated run it right from the open head. helps the exhaust valves breathe.
Hmm, I might actually try this...
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You guys are a riot.

Okay, as ZeGerman mentioned- it depends on what "best exhaust system" is. What are you looking for in terms of gains? Performance, noise, weight reduction etc?

You'll get a decent upgrade in breath-ability by swapping on an M3 exhaust, and more by swapping S52 exhaust manifolds. Those have air holes that will need welding / filling and sanding smooth. They're tubular, and are considered to flow the best. Cats from an S52 flow better than an S50 / M50. Cat back: depends upon what you want. Some systems drone so bad I would not consider driving out of the parking lot. Others, not so much. Remus will make your car speak with a German accent (says their advertising, and my 0.02). You'll shave weight and add a little oomph with what I've said, but the business behind the cat is what is really personal. I personally think loud exhausts are irritating. If I WOT it, I want to know it and enjoy it-- otherwise I want it quiet.
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