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Old 11th May 2008, 20:44   #1
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So I went to my friend's dealership, Forman Motorsport, in Phoenix yesterday (http://formanmotorsport.com/). He has a 2006 M5 with a custom exhaust that he wanted switched out for stock system. Since we had some time on our hands we drove both M5s to a local shop he uses. About an hour and a half later and $285 I now have this system installed on my M5.

Sorry about the vid, but it was taken from an old camera in mpeg1 format and I don't know to edit all the dead time out.

The closest I can get to describing this system (sections 1, 2, and 3 with secondary cats and resonator removed) in terms of sound is a F430 with open valves all the time. There is drone at lower rpm and screaming above 4000 rpm.

The car is getting dyno'd on Tuesday after an RPI pulley is installed. I really don't think the exhaust added much of anything except noise.

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Old 11th May 2008, 20:47   #2
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Your custom exhaust sounds really good, beefy
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Old 11th May 2008, 20:48   #3
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hmm

please forgive me for saying this... its just my personal oppionion now.. but the tips does not look right on that car.
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Old 11th May 2008, 20:56   #4
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yea the tips aren't that great, but the sound sure is!!
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sounds very good
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Old 11th May 2008, 23:21   #6
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nice....
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Nice sound, not crazy about those tips though.
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Giddamn loud... sick indeed...

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Agree with others. But that does sound damned great.
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Sounds nice. Congrats on the bargain find
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