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post #1 of 11 Old 21st November 2008, 04:44 PM Thread Starter
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Eisenmann Race VS RPI GT

Hi Folks,

i have a question, which of the two exthaust would you prefer?

I can get a used Eisenmann Race for 1250$ or I can buy a new RPI GT...

Which one is louder?

Thx a lot!
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I have RPi GT and love it! The Eisenmann is louder, but with RPi you can build up more sound if it's not loud enough to begin with by adding and x-pipe and/or high flow cats. So if the Eisenmann is too loud up front, you're kind of s.o.l.

Coming from someone with the Rpi GT exhaust, the sound is intoxicating.

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I have RPi GT and love it! The Eisenmann is louder, but with RPi you can build up more sound if it's not loud enough to begin with by adding and x-pipe and/or high flow cats. So if the Eisenmann is too loud up front, you're kind of s.o.l.

Coming from someone with the Rpi GT exhaust, the sound is intoxicating.
I fully agree with you. I've recently added the RPI Gt Sect.1 to the RPI GT headers and Eisenmann Race Sect. 3 and I tell you it's insanely loud. I'm hoping soon to change my E-Race with either the RPI ST or GT Sect. 3, still unsure which though.

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  • Exhaust: RPi GT Headers, RPi Hybrid X Pipe Section 2, RPi GT Section 3
  • Exterior: Vorsteiner CF Vented Hood, RH Type CF Splitter, Upper CF Mirrors, CF Side Skirts, CF AC Schnitzer Style Trunk Spoilers, CF Side & Kidney Grills, Black Powder Coated Lower RaceMesh Grille, CF Pillars, all Roundels in CF, Red Angel Eyes, OEM Smoked Tail Lights, Smoked Side Markers, Brake Calipers Painted in Red with CF ///M Decal
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Another thing to consider is that the RPI produces power on the dyno, and I dont recall the Eisenmann race has showing gains (most of its appeal I believe was its great sound).

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Eisenman is louder. I prefer performance over sound, so I would go with the RPI.

I currently have RPI GT race section 1,2,3 and I could not be happier. With sound and performance.


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i just put on my RPI GT sec 3 today and it's just perfect!!!

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Another thing to consider is that the RPI produces power on the dyno, and I dont recall the Eisenmann race has showing gains (most of its appeal I believe was its great sound).
+1 No hp gains were proven from the E-race. It has a nice sound though. However at the time the E-race system were released there wasn't many exhaust competitors as today. RPI GT is my choice now as they not only have a great sound but performance gain as well.
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if Eisenman was rate by 10 for the loud sound, and Dinan was rate by 5.
what would RPI sec 3 sound like??
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if Eisenman was rate by 10 for the loud sound, and Dinan was rate by 5.
what would RPI sec 3 sound like??
Hope this helps:#96

Modifications:
  • Engine: RPi / PC Stage 2 ECU Software, RPi ST Underdrive Pulley Kit, RPi Ram Air Intake Kit (Black) & Block Off Plates, RPi SV1 Oil Cooler (Black), M-Sprint Booster
  • Exhaust: RPi GT Headers, RPi Hybrid X Pipe Section 2, RPi GT Section 3
  • Exterior: Vorsteiner CF Vented Hood, RH Type CF Splitter, Upper CF Mirrors, CF Side Skirts, CF AC Schnitzer Style Trunk Spoilers, CF Side & Kidney Grills, Black Powder Coated Lower RaceMesh Grille, CF Pillars, all Roundels in CF, Red Angel Eyes, OEM Smoked Tail Lights, Smoked Side Markers, Brake Calipers Painted in Red with CF ///M Decal
  • Interior: Custom CF Lower Steering Wheel, CF Interior Trim, CF Handbrake, CF Gauges Trim, CF Door Pins, Illuminated Door Sills, OEM Aluminum Pedals
  • Wheels: OEM Blacked Out Rims with Michelin PS2 Tyres (Front: 255/40-19 Rear: 295/30-19), H&R Spacers (12mm Front)
  • Suspension: H&R Lowering Springs
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