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      04-17-2012, 10:46 PM   #1
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Single exhaust on 128i

Is it possible to single exhaust a 128i?
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      04-17-2012, 11:31 PM   #2
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yeah i saw some online somewhere actually ill post when i remember ...but it would look kinda weird i think the two looks sharp...i wanted a quad exhaust like a 1m but it was too much work haha
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      04-18-2012, 08:11 AM   #4
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As has been suggested, the current twin exhaust pipe is just a cosmetic thing. It would mean cutting pipes off the muffler and welding a new one on or something but if you really think it would look better it could be done.
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your car will look like a 4 banger 1er
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Is it possible to single exhaust a 128i?
A good muffler shop can do anything you want.
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      04-18-2012, 10:10 AM   #7
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i think i saw some on carid.com they have an adjustable kit for 700.00 and its a borla stainless set so its a sweet setup and it comes with extra stuff you could sell off to get some money back prob
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      04-18-2012, 01:57 PM   #8
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cuz i plan on putting one single exhaust cuz dat second one is pretty much just on dere for show since it all goes threw on catilyc converter right?
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cuz i plan on putting one single exhaust cuz dat second one is pretty much just on dere for show since it all goes threw on catilyc converter right?
And you are prepared to spend how much $$$ on the conversion?

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cuz i plan on putting one single exhaust cuz dat second one is pretty much just on dere for show since it all goes threw on catilyc converter right?
Even if "dat second one is ...on dere for show," is it really worth the expense to alter it? To what end? I guess if you have money to throw away, and you want your 1er to look weird (the exhaust cut-out on the bumper is sized for the twin pipes), then go for it.
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And you are prepared to spend how much $$$ on the conversion?

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it doesnt matter how much. i was just wondering if anyone has seen some with a single. when i look under my 1er i notice its all one pipe but two tips on the end. so i want to take off the two tips and have one borla exhaust.
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Even if "dat second one is ...on dere for show," is it really worth the expense to alter it? To what end? I guess if you have money to throw away, and you want your 1er to look weird (the exhaust cut-out on the bumper is sized for the twin pipes), then go for it.
honestly i dont think it would cost too much. i have all the tools and the exhaust .
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It's not expensive to install an exhaust ....lol you can pick up a decent exhaust and have it installed for 150-300 usually no garage is going to be charging you thousands for pulling off and then adjusting and placing a new exhaust you could even do it yourself of you have some idea how to weld
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Please tell me your at least talking about a real muffler and a real tip and not a fart can. What style tip were you considering? round, oval, square, bowtie, angled, angle cut, dtm etc.
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Please tell me your at least talking about a real muffler and a real tip and not a fart can. What style tip were you considering? round, oval, square, bowtie, angled, angle cut, dtm etc.
lol im not trying to put a ricer exhaust. i want an angle cut but a single round borla exhaust.
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If you guys rbtalking about the muffler then its easy to find a jdm one and have it fit.
The cutout in the 128i exhaust would look goofy if the muffler lacks a certain fatness around the muffler tip. If its beefy it would look cool, that's if u like jdm

If u want single from exhaust manifold, that's custom work. Or a used riss racing exhaust made to fit 128i. Still custom, but less effort
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If you guys rbtalking about the muffler then its easy to find a jdm one and have it fit.
The cutout in the 128i exhaust would look goofy if the muffler lacks a certain fatness around the muffler tip. If its beefy it would look cool, that's if u like jdm

If u want single from exhaust manifold, that's custom work. Or a used riss racing exhaust made to fit 128i. Still custom, but less effort
thanks, but i was just wondering if the single exhaust would give more back pressure giving me more tourqe?
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thanks, but i was just wondering if the single exhaust would give more back pressure giving me more tourqe?
single exhaust from exhaust manifold of the engine or just the muffler area/axel back?

There is room for more TQ in low end and a few hp, the system I have does that. It goes from manifold to end, so its proven.

Muffler only, not sure. Stock mufflers are quite restrictive, BMP and Magnaflow are probably less restricitve.


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if you google "128i race car" you will see what the single exhaust would look like
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single exhaust from exhaust manifold of the engine or just the muffler area/axel back?

There is room for more TQ in low end and a few hp, the system I have does that. It goes from manifold to end, so its proven.

Muffler only, not sure. Stock mufflers are quite restrictive, BMP and Magnaflow are probably less restricitve.


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if you google "128i race car" you will see what the single exhaust would look like
yea from the manifold all the way back. i was goin to pick up a magnaflow but im not sure if i rather do that or spend money for a custom. wich exhaust do you have?
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