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post #1 of 21 Old 17th July 2002, 02:05 AM Thread Starter
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Question DTM exhaust tips: Tacky?

What do you guys think of DTM exhaust tips on the M5? Too much?

I am considering the Eisenman DTM exhaust but I am not sure if that looks a little tacky for the sophisticated beast.

The 83mm tips look great too.

I am not sure which ones I prefer.

See these links for pics:

http://www.eisenhaus.com/gallery.php?img=M54.jpg
http://www.eisenhaus.com/gallery.php?img=M55.jpg
http://www.eisenhaus.com/gallery.php?img=M51.jpg

Here are the 83mm tips:

http://www.eisenhaus.com/gallery.php?img=E39M5S.jpg

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I personally dislike the DTM tips on the M5. The style does not match the rest of the car's styling cues.

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I love the DTM! Let me know what you decide because I might be right behind you Kelleners backed out because something about the US dollar not being worth much anymore!
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Ok.. Is DTM stands for anything?

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Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft - German Touring-Car Championship, the race series where the style originated.

Frankly, I think the DTM tips are exactly what the E46 M3 needs, its stock four little tubes poking out of little slots is underwhelming.

I don't much like that style on the M5. I don't even think I'll go for the 83mm tips, I've seen the 76mm tubes and think it's perfect.
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Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft - German Touring-Car Championship, the race series where the style originated.
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I don't like the upturned look. I like the stock look of four, polished, round, straight pipes. If the 83mm are not upturned, go for it.

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how can any1 not like DTM tips?
I had trouble with this link, but I think this is the same one:

http://www.overboost.com/pix.asp?ima...l/DSCN2806.jpg

I don't understand the styling. It seems like it would collect water, though it might allow better wheelies.

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