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      02-21-2012, 11:49 AM   #23
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      02-21-2012, 01:36 PM   #24
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Akra slip-on with-out tips? What tips are you guys thinking of ? I know Magnaflow tips should be good, but... if I did it, I would probably got it with the tips to match the system.
At the price those tips are set at ANY tips would do for me.
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      02-21-2012, 03:30 PM   #25
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At the price those tips are set at ANY tips would do for me.
+1, sadly I found no way around that. However, for those that do, IMO a good option is the black M3 Competition tips, they are about $40 each (Turner sells them), or of course anodize stock ones in black. The M3 ones are about 1" longer than the stock 1///M tips as well
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      02-21-2012, 07:48 PM   #26
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I'm interested int this tipless tip. Who sells the slip on without em?
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      05-03-2012, 03:15 PM   #27
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It is actually possible to buy the slip-on without tips, I know that because thats what I did Saved me 800 euros!
Ordered N55 pipes, Akra slip-on and wireless valve. The tips will be custom made. The only thng missing is the car that will arrive in 1,5 months...

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Did you get your Akra slipon and N55 midpipes? Really interested in the same setup. Are you from Stockholm? kan skriva på Svenska också... ;-)
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      05-03-2012, 03:58 PM   #28
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Did you get your Akra slipon and N55 midpipes? Really interested in the same setup. Are you from Stockholm? kan skriva på Svenska också... ;-)
Visst är man Stockholmsbo!
My AW 1M finally arrived and the dealer installed both the N55 midpipes and the Akra slip-on w. wireless valve control.
The swedish Akra reseller gave us a price for the slip-on without tips and said that it was OK to order that way. When we finally did place the order and Akra was contacted they went through the roof! They said that this was the first and last time that any of their exhaust systems where sent out without tips. So I guess that I'm that lucky guy...

But I have still not found any tips that will do the job!
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My AW 1M finally arrived and the dealer installed both the N55 midpipes and the Akra slip-on w. wireless valve control.
The swedish Akra reseller gave us a price for the slip-on without tips and said that it was OK to order that way. When we finally did place the order and Akra was contacted they went through the roof! They said that this was the first and last time that any of their exhaust systems where sent out without tips. So I guess that I'm that lucky guy...

But I have still not found any tips that will do the job!
I want the carbon tips. Even if they are a bit expensive… They do look stellar... Can you create some video? Are you coming to any BMW meetings now in spring/summer?
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Did you wrap your car? As you say its matte white? I have the AW. Carbon spoiler, mirrors, performance kidneys, IND sidemarkers. Rest is OEM at this stage.
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But I have still not found any tips that will do the job!
You have the 1M with the most premium exhaust systems out there, but don't want their tips? I'm sorry but I don't get it. That's really the part that I would want to be proud of if having the Akrapovic. Don't think the price for the tips are unrealistic (real carbon + titanium), but maybe you haven't seem them in reality. They are NICE pieces
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Love the loudness

im thinking meisterschaft mids now oh no
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You have the 1M with the most premium exhaust systems out there, but don't want their tips? I'm sorry but I don't get it. That's really the part that I would want to be proud of if having the Akrapovic. Don't think the price for the tips are unrealistic (real carbon + titanium), but maybe you haven't seem them in reality. They are NICE pieces
those tips turn yellow...

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wonder who put that thought in your head?!?!?!??
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those tips turn yellow...
The carbon ones?? Must be a warranty issue then.
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The carbon ones?? Must be a warranty issue then.
All carbon will turn yellow with heat. I dont see why it would be covered under warranty.

I think the titanium ones discolor as well although I am not certain on that yet. I have seen them on a car and they arent anywhere near the silver tone the pics on the Akrapovic website show them to be.

I would buy this system without tips if I could. Why pay $13-1400 for tips? I dont see how any set of tips are worth that price. We are essentially talking about a metal pipe a few inches long.
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Would love to hear some comments from people with the Akra tips in carbon. Are they really turning yellow? Pictures?
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You have the 1M with the most premium exhaust systems out there, but don't want their tips? I'm sorry but I don't get it. That's really the part that I would want to be proud of if having the Akrapovic. Don't think the price for the tips are unrealistic (real carbon + titanium), but maybe you haven't seem them in reality. They are NICE pieces
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Love the loudness

im thinking meisterschaft mids now oh no
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Would love to hear some comments from people with the Akra tips in carbon. Are they really turning yellow? Pictures?
6 months and 18000kms later, still as carbon as when they first got installed.
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6 months and 18000kms later, still as carbon as when they first got installed.
Im surprised, can we see pics?
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Not sure if this works for you, picture just taken with a HTC One X camera with flash...
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That looks good, but ive seen some bad pics on other vehicles
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Not sure if this works for you, picture just taken with a HTC One X camera with flash...
Nice! Anyone with yellow carbon? If yes would love to see a picture of that!
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Mine have yellowed over time, been less than 4 months and 3K miles. Here are pre-install and then current:
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While a loud exhaust is perhaps nice for the driver, it's a pain in the a... for everyone else and definitely people living along your daily commute and/or neighbourhood. But it's probably me being politicaly correct ! Otherwise, I'd agree with most: the Akra is overly expensive, not to mention the tips ...
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