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post #1 of 14 Old 13th August 2011, 05:24 AM Thread Starter
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Resonator Delete?

Thinking about deleting my resonator and replacing it with straight pipes. This is going to be temporary until i get my x-pipe. Couple of questions i got for you guys:


1. Will I lose tq/hp?

2. If so by how much approximately?

3. Will it sound deeper or raspier?

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1. No you will not lose HP.
2. N/A
3. Raspier.


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1. No you will not lose HP.
2. N/A
3. Raspier.
Thanks you very mcuh Ahmed!

Performance:
Meisterscahft Section 1 Pipes
Meisterschaft Section 2 X-Pipe
Eisenmann-Race Section 3 Cans
Catless Headers
Eurocharged ECU Tune
Evosport Power Pulley
BC-Racing Coilovers
Stoptech SS Brake Lines
Stoptech Street Brake Pads
ATE Super Blue Brake Fluid
M Sprint Booster V2
Simota CF CAI
RPi Scoops
Wheels/Tires:
20" Varrstoen ES1
Hankook V12 Evo's
TMS Spacers
Rolled Fenders
Gloss Black Calipers
M Caliper Decals
Exterior:
Hamann Painted Splitter
Custom Black Extension Lip
Hartge Painted Diffuser
Custom Rear Bumper Grille
Gloss Black Sideskirt Extensions
Gloss Black OEM Grilles
Gloss Black Side Gills
Gloss Black Vinyl Roof
Gloss Black M5 Emblem
Gloss Black/White BMW Roundels
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CF 3M Di-Noc Trim Wrap
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You're most welcome sir.


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1. No you will not lose HP.
2. N/A
3. Raspier.

Will it gain any HP?
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Will it gain any HP?
Deleting resonator would not lead to any power gain that the buttometer would register.

And I always say, if you didnt feel it, it never happened.
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what about Section 1? what can i do so that i can increase some hp/tq? Cant afford getting brand name parts currently so i'm looking into CUSTOM made.

Performance:
Meisterscahft Section 1 Pipes
Meisterschaft Section 2 X-Pipe
Eisenmann-Race Section 3 Cans
Catless Headers
Eurocharged ECU Tune
Evosport Power Pulley
BC-Racing Coilovers
Stoptech SS Brake Lines
Stoptech Street Brake Pads
ATE Super Blue Brake Fluid
M Sprint Booster V2
Simota CF CAI
RPi Scoops
Wheels/Tires:
20" Varrstoen ES1
Hankook V12 Evo's
TMS Spacers
Rolled Fenders
Gloss Black Calipers
M Caliper Decals
Exterior:
Hamann Painted Splitter
Custom Black Extension Lip
Hartge Painted Diffuser
Custom Rear Bumper Grille
Gloss Black Sideskirt Extensions
Gloss Black OEM Grilles
Gloss Black Side Gills
Gloss Black Vinyl Roof
Gloss Black M5 Emblem
Gloss Black/White BMW Roundels
Interior:
Alcantara E-brake/SMG Boots
Alcantara/Perforated Leather Wheel
Alcantara Steering Wheel Trim
Alcantara Full Headliner
CF 3M Di-Noc Trim Wrap
CF Steering Emblem
CF Door Pins
Lighting:
Custom Painted Headlights
Orion V2's/Euro Reflectors
OEM LCI Euro Taillights
V6.1 Bruce Cables
Full LED Interior Lights
LED Clear Side Makers
LED License Plate Lights
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what about Section 1? what can i do so that i can increase some hp/tq? Cant afford getting brand name parts currently so i'm looking into CUSTOM made.
Replacing section 1 with straight pipes is not a big deal.

A good exhaust shop should be to either delete the cats from your stock pipes or mould a set of straight pipes for you.

I believe the first option would be the most cost effective.
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Will an action like this cause any drone in the cabin? Point is that I'ev changed to Eisenmann Sports but I'm slightly disappointed (too little sound) and consider X-pipe/removing resonator.

2005 E60 M5. Black/Black. Work in progress. So far: H&R springs, CF emblems, kidneys and side gills. AC Schnitzer rear spoiler. Eisenmann Sport mufflers, secondary cats and resonator removed. Tinted windows. Angelibrights.

Ex 2000 E39 M5. Le Mans Blue/Black.
Driveability: KW Variante 3 coilovers, AC Schnitzer Sway Bars, Weicher strut bar. Rogue Engineering SSK, TCD sway bar brackets. Powerflex bushings
Sound: Inside: Infinity Subwoofer/JBL amplifier. Outside: Kellener SuperSound exhaust, SuperSprint X-pipe
Looks: Facelift, G-Power front flippers, Black Kidneys, M-pedals, AngelIBrights 3.0, 19" Dotz Mugello wheels
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