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      10-29-2020, 01:43 PM   #1
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Talking Akrapovic exhaust on the F97 X3M Competition (video / sounds)

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That's a terrible video to showcase an exhaust. Even the cows didn't care...
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      10-29-2020, 01:49 PM   #3
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If you're going to be outside and record audio, at least get a fur windscreen (dead cat) cover for the microphone. It'll cut down on the mic pops...
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      10-29-2020, 03:36 PM   #4
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That's a terrible video to showcase an exhaust. Even the cows didn't care...
It is no video to purposely showcase the exhaust. I was at the dealership to meet my friend and check out the new 4 series and had the opportunity to drive the owner's X3M for half an hour. Which also explains the wind noise (did have my camera with me but no deadcat)
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      10-29-2020, 03:38 PM   #5
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If you're going to be outside and record audio, at least get a fur windscreen (dead cat) cover for the microphone. It'll cut down on the mic pops...
See reply above. Did not have my deadcat with me. Mic's battery was almost dead (and eventually died while recording), which explains the poor sound quality. Sorry about that!
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While the video may not meet the standards of Lucasfilm Ltd., the appeal of Akrapovic exhaust is unmistakeable. Thanks for sharing!
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While the video may not meet the standards of Lucasfilm Ltd., the appeal of Akrapovic exhaust is unmistakeable. Thanks for sharing!
your witty comments are always a highlight
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Finally an european report i would like to know if they have also changed the midpipe/opf or not...
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      10-30-2020, 11:55 PM   #9
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Shoot I got seasick just watching the picture constantly bounce. Must be a harsh ride. 🙃
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Yes I have had mine with their matching midpipes since it was launched. Love it but hard to justify $6500 for a vehicle like this.
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Not sure why this is front page news since AlexFL and I have had this since May 2020 and made posts.

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That's a terrible video to showcase an exhaust. Even the cows didn't care...
Mom always said "if you don't have anything nice to say..." but this comment was historical "even the cows don't care" lol

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Not sure why this is front page news since AlexFL and I have had this since May 2020 and made posts.

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It's just kick of the draw.
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I would need to hear this exhaust side by side with a standard exhaust. I don't think it sounded anything special. Not $6500 worth.
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Sounds like a Fiat Abarth to me... Fortunately, the performances are way better than this sound.
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Must be a slow news day...
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Yes I have had mine with their matching midpipes since it was launched. Love it but hard to justify $6500 for a vehicle like this.
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Yes I have had mine with their matching midpipes since it was launched. Love it but hard to justify $6500 for a vehicle like this.
Its expensive but if you think about it ... it's made from titanium alloy and most others are made from stainless steel. It is certainly the lightest compare to what other available brands have to offer for your M.

Performance-wise Akra Evo made my m2c faster and more torquey noticeably from the get go.
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Not sure why this is front page news since AlexFL and I have had this since May 2020 and made posts.

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For people who want to see more of that Akra exhaust, here is an older Akrapovic thread with photos and videos (Noushy, me, RG Sport, and others).

https://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showt...ight=Akrapovic
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