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post #1 of 15 Old 23rd September 2007, 08:57 AM Thread Starter
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First Upgrade Advice

Had my Indy Red for about a month and am looking into exhaust. I need to maintain at least a modestly professional tone...looking for a good rumble. I can get a great deal on the Remus catback kit but I know nothing about it. Any recommendations, and not just regarding the Remus kit?
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post #2 of 15 Old 23rd September 2007, 02:04 PM
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Well, your very first upgrade should be removing the charcoal filters. If you haven't pulled them already, go do it know. The DIY guide in the sticky makes it child's play.

As far as upgrading your exhaust, my recommendation is that you should not take anybody else's recommendations (ha ha, including mine). It is good to hear people's thoughts on their own choices, but picking an exhaust is a very individual decision. There are so many good options out there that all have sounds that differ slightly or are worlds apart. It is kind of like asking the board where you should go to dinner tonight or what flavor ice cream to get. At the end of the day, I would certainly give a lot of credit to what you hear here, but make sure you get a chance to hear your front runners in person. One great way to do that is to organize a local meet or board members.

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I agree

spent many an hour on youtube listening to systems, but it's limited. Eisenmann sounds amazing, but too loud. Dinan and Supersprint are difficult top discern on the web. Can't find any clips of Remus or Borla, so just looking for some tips. Know where I can find any clips?
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mmm........heart guy or maker of the parts for the heart guys?



either way - still a cool job


just got my dinan exhaust installed - very very nervous about this one - sounds a bit louder when starting cold - but not only do I just love it - so does everyone else who has ever heard it


but again - to each his own
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dinan has good recommendations thus far

rep for company who makes pacemakers and defibrillators, by the way. I'm the guy in the OR who tests and programs them. technically a sales job, but highly clinical. thanks for the advice. I may end up dinan.
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We offer a Sport performance exhaust system that meets all TUV standards. The Sport Performance is just a little louder than stock but still gives off a nice tone. We have the Oval tips in stock.

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My advice for upgrades would be: 1) a good driving school; 2) a performance brake upgrade; 3) performance suspension upgrade; 4) and only then would I consider any type extra power upgrades... with 500hp the M5 already has much more than the OEM brakes and suspension can handle as well as much more that the above average driver can handle

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My advice for upgrades would be: 1) a good driving school; 2) a performance brake upgrade; 3) performance suspension upgrade; 4) and only then would I consider any type extra power upgrades... with 500hp the M5 already has much more than the OEM brakes and suspension can handle as well as much more that the above average driver can handle
+1

Though some people are not that concerned with the performance aspects and simply want to make changes for cosmetic / personal reasons, ie, making the car louder, lower etc.

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