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      03-20-2012, 01:20 AM   #1
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MagnaFlow vs. Berk Technology vs BMW performance

MagnaFlow vs. Berk Technology vs BMW performance
i have a 08 135i only have downpipes changed. it has a catless downpipes and im looking to change my stock exhaust and i need some help.

which exhaust sounds better? which one do you recommend? Whats the pros and cons?

please help it will mean a lot
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      03-20-2012, 10:36 AM   #2
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I have a berk and love it

The BMW PE is great also!

Can't comment on MagnaFlow
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      03-20-2012, 10:47 AM   #3
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      03-20-2012, 01:40 PM   #4
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Berk. I'll post a video of mine
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      03-20-2012, 03:00 PM   #5
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+1...Berk all the way including their resonated mid pipes. Best sound IMO.
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      03-20-2012, 04:33 PM   #6
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out of those three, Berk.
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      03-20-2012, 07:07 PM   #7
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how is Corsa performance?
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      08-15-2012, 11:31 AM   #8
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I was told that since I have a convertible I have to remove the rear support brace (2008 135i) if I go with the Berk Street exhaust - is that ok to do? Or do I just remove it to install the new system and then put it back on?
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      08-15-2012, 12:57 PM   #9
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I have the BMW PE with catless dp's and it sounds mean. On the highway you can barely hear it but when you get on the throttle, it sounds much more aggressive.
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      08-15-2012, 01:03 PM   #10
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Which exhaust sounds better?
You know thats a purely subjective thing. One persons perfect sound is anothers headache maker.
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      08-15-2012, 01:16 PM   #11
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+1...Berk all the way including their resonated mid pipes. Best sound IMO.
This makes me happy. I ordered the Berk street system with the resonated mid pipes. Hoping to get it all this week or next week!
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      08-15-2012, 03:38 PM   #12
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Berk. I'll post a video of mine
I want that video Dempsey
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      08-15-2012, 03:53 PM   #13
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Would N55 midpipes, downpipes, and Berk Exhaust sound sexy ?
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      08-15-2012, 03:55 PM   #14
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love my berk mufflerless
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      08-15-2012, 04:43 PM   #15
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love my berk mufflerless
Does it have that weird french horn or whistle sound like the AFe mufflerless ones I have heard? I heard a few vides of the AA catback and it has no whistle or weird sounds. The AFe is noticeable in the modbargins video they did awhile back and few other cars on youtube.
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      08-15-2012, 04:59 PM   #16
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Have BMWPE and love it!! Matter of opinion though. What sounds good to one person may not sound as good to another. I listened to all of them and for the price and sound, I went with BMWPE. I also wanted BMWPE since it is OEM.
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      08-16-2012, 07:38 AM   #17
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Does it have that weird french horn or whistle sound like the AFe mufflerless ones I have heard? I heard a few vides of the AA catback and it has no whistle or weird sounds. The AFe is noticeable in the modbargins video they did awhile back and few other cars on youtube.
no whistle or weird sounds! i don't even get a drone or anything and i am fully decatted with no resonators
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      08-16-2012, 11:07 AM   #18
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Absolutely <3 my Berk. Gives it that "exotic growl", its intoxicating. I find myself driving with the windows down more often than not, even in this horrid NC humidity.
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      08-16-2012, 11:32 AM   #19
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I'm in the same predicament but I won't be doing anything until next year. So far after months of reading up on this stuff, I've concluded on Berk. I would prefer BMW PE but I can't justify the price for just an axle back when I know Berk is roughly half the price. So for the price? I would say Berk street.
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      08-16-2012, 12:58 PM   #20
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check out hpf's, put mine on two weeks ago, sounds nasty
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      08-16-2012, 02:22 PM   #21
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May I suggest Meisterschaft gt+ Berk resonated midpipes? My frends e90 has that setup and it's excellent, I currently am running the stock MPs but Berk is certainly on the to do list.
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      08-16-2012, 11:53 PM   #22
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no whistle or weird sounds! i don't even get a drone or anything and i am fully decatted with no resonators
Cool, I may go down to Berk or EAS since they are about 40min from me(with no LA traffic that is) and see if they have a car there I can hear. I am sure if I hear it I will want it. I was thinking of going HPF but It is too much money and another member had it and got rid of it because ti was too loud with catless DP's which I have. He said it had a bit of drone also.
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