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      11-29-2011, 02:57 PM   #23
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      11-29-2011, 03:06 PM   #24
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sounds beast!!
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      11-29-2011, 06:00 PM   #25
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ive just watched this for the 10th time!!! that exhaust note is imo one of the best ive heard in a long time, Akra tuned it to perfection......
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      11-29-2011, 06:04 PM   #26
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I wasn't going to get it till next year because not sure if I have time to install as it is so close to Christmas and my baby's due... but I might just have to get it and leave in the shed... I want...
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      11-29-2011, 06:16 PM   #27
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I wasn't going to get it till next year because not sure if I have time to install as it is so close to Christmas and my baby's due... but I might just have to get it and leave in the shed... I want...
I'm sorry to have to be the one to point this out to you, but you need to get your priorities straight....exhaust 1st!!! Then the other stuff you mentioned...

J/K...congrats on the baby!
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      11-29-2011, 11:18 PM   #28
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oops, was that a tear in my eyes?!
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      11-30-2011, 12:06 AM   #29
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When I plug my ears and hum this is how the exhaust sounds in my head. I am happy it can be reality as well.

Outstanding sound ....! up

How much formthis again.??
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      11-30-2011, 01:01 AM   #30
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ESS tune takes care of that.
So the ESS tune adapts to the increased flow of the dp accordingly..? I thought the ESS tune was tuned for the stock dp/fmic/etc.?
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      11-30-2011, 01:14 AM   #31
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we will post pictures later this week ... you can check installation guide to see how the wireless kit is being installed. We routed lines a bit different to have a better protection and cleaner look.

http://alekshop.com/products/akrapov...tem_for_bmw_1m

Aleks.
I had a look at the installation instructions.

The vacume tube and associated hardware seemed quite complex.
Could you elaborate on how difficult this part of the installation was?
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      11-30-2011, 09:11 AM   #32
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Wow!!

Wow! Incredible sound!

From some shots the 1M kind of sounds like a GT3RS at full blast...
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      11-30-2011, 09:53 AM   #33
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Does anyone have any idea what power gains we can expect from the slip-on system, if any?
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      11-30-2011, 12:05 PM   #34
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Does anyone have any idea what power gains we can expect from the slip-on system, if any?
+5hp according to Akrapovic website.
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Aleks,

how much time needed for the installation of the Evolution system and wireless respectively?
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      11-30-2011, 01:41 PM   #36
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Nice detailed instructions from Akra - but man, I bet I could install the entire system including DP's in a fraction of the time it would take just to install that wireless kit!
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@ Aleks
Great sound! But please make me sure to have understood: in your video you have FULL evolution exhaust system (with wireless kit), and downpipes too??
Becuase in this video the sound seems louder (and maybe too loud for me and Italian police).
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With wireless kit you still have option to turn it off. It is also too loud for me during normal daydrive (that's my car). Please have in mind that this was recorded under industrial tent and there was some echo, therefore such brutal sound.

On off it is ok also for Italian police, I've tested several times in Udine and Trieste

On "on"; I've been on Redbull ring in Zeltweg and the car was among the loudest on the track, but it wasn't annoying loud. I think it was just perfect.
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      11-30-2011, 02:58 PM   #39
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That's fantastic, thanks Guleb!!
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      11-30-2011, 03:01 PM   #40
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@ Aleks
Great sound! But please make me sure to have understood: in your video you have FULL evolution exhaust system (with wireless kit), and downpipes too??
Becuase in this video the sound seems louder (and maybe too loud for me and Italian police).
Thanks
Yes he has the full system including the downpipes. You can't compare volume between videos. The difference comes from mic recording levels, distance from car, quality of mic, location/surrounding objects that reflect sound, and post processing levels. There are way too many variables to compare exhaust sound from different videos. That's why everyone always says you need to hear them in person to really make a judgement call.
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Good, but it's really hard hear it in person, I have only seen one other 1M than mine until now, and full stock as mine
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      11-30-2011, 10:05 PM   #42
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The video alone is so bad ass.
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So the ESS tune adapts to the increased flow of the dp accordingly..? I thought the ESS tune was tuned for the stock dp/fmic/etc.?
Yes it is , but it you change one of those components you can get an updated file that will be appropriate to the hardware on your car.
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