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Old 08-09-2013, 05:43 PM
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Thanks to SuperArrow, i scooped up a Remus Sport exhaust for a great deal and had it at the shop today to toss it on.

I've been driving around with the butterfly stuck open since i got the car in January (which i knew) and we found that my vacuum hose was broken off by the stock muffler... so now i know why. This of course led to some deeper tones at the low RPM when at stop lights, but not so tough once you got a couple thousand in her, so I was open to trying out the Remus given the opportunity.

Not a huge difference honestly. A bit throatier on the full rev, no louder than the stock probably but a nice deep tone. It's actually what i was hoping for, this way if i really want to get louder down the road i could pull a resonator out of the line...

It definitely looks nice, with the 3" tips, and took about 20 minutes to put it on once up in the air.
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Old 08-09-2013, 06:09 PM
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That things awesome. We need a soundclip.
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Old 08-09-2013, 10:41 PM
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I've always thought the x3 was criminally over damped, especially as the BMW I6 can make some amazing tones of you let it. Glad to see some mods around to get a peep out of it.
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Old 08-10-2013, 04:36 AM
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That things awesome. We need a soundclip.
haha, maybe i'll grab something on Monday when i have better gear near me.
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Old 08-11-2013, 01:30 AM
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Whoa, nice! I have one of those on my e30 wonderful choice man!
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Old 08-12-2013, 01:26 PM
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Whoa, nice! I have one of those on my e30 wonderful choice man!
i want an e30 to put one on! When i have more room, i think i'll get one...

I'm going to capture some video with good sound for everyone interested on Friday, will post then.
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Old 08-12-2013, 04:37 PM
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Totally pimp sauce! I wish they made one for the LCI X3s w/the N52 engine.
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Old 08-12-2013, 05:12 PM
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i want an e30 to put one on! When i have more room, i think i'll get one...
Hahah Cool!


X3 + Remus =
Would like to hear what your X3 sounds like.
Interesting that it's dual exhaust pipe all the way through. Big single pipe for a portion of the exhaust on the LCI,,,
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Old 08-12-2013, 05:22 PM
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Hahah Cool!


X3 + Remus =
Would like to hear what your X3 sounds like.
Interesting that it's dual exhaust pipe all the way through. Big single pipe for a portion of the exhaust on the LCI,,,
Black coupe? Bad a$$.


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Old 08-12-2013, 05:36 PM
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My girl says its louder than her e46 M3, but I'd say just as loud with a full, deep tone
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Old 08-13-2013, 02:45 AM
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remus is bad a s s !

Ive always liked there muffles and systems..
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Looks great! I love that system! Remus Exhaust Systems always seem to hit the nail on the head! Hope you can get a sound clip up!
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I'm glad you found a reputable Remus retailer. I didn't think there were any left. I installed a Carlsson exhaust on my Mercedes W204 that I am certain was made in the same place the as the Remus version. I loved it. In my opinion, the best sounding exhaust systems for German cars. I'm glad they staggered the tips. Wish they would slant them too.

If your Remus performs like my Carlsson did, it will get louder and deeper as it breaks in.

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Old 08-14-2013, 01:20 AM
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I'm glad you found a reputable Remus retailer. I didn't think there were any left. I installed a Carlsson exhaust on my Mercedes W204 that I am certain was made in the same place the as the Remus version. I loved it. In my opinion, the best sounding exhaust systems for German cars. I'm glad they staggered the tips. Wish they would slant them too.

If your Remus performs like my Carlsson did, it will get louder and deeper as it breaks in.
Got it from another forum user actually, used for only a few days

It sounds great, I'm really happy with it!

Slanted tips would be great.


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Old 08-16-2013, 02:25 PM
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Here's a sound clip.

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Old 08-16-2013, 09:09 PM
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That sounds good.
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Old 08-17-2013, 09:23 AM
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I installed a Remus on my '04 last year. Great sounding on acceleration but really noisy cruising over 50 mph. I'm looking for a quieter, sturdy replacement that is less than the cost of a stock muffler.

Any ideas?
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Old 08-18-2013, 04:11 PM
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