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      04-07-2012, 02:53 PM   #1
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Talking Akrapovic evolution w/wireless kit sound

Hi guys just to share with you, i only want to say i hate youtube video quality, since it was recorded with a HD camera... just saying :thumb down

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[u2b]http://youtu.be/OSSWNMyrld0[/u2b]
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      04-07-2012, 02:59 PM   #2
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Do. Not. Rev. High. When. Cold. Start.
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      04-07-2012, 03:28 PM   #3
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Do. Not. Rev. High. When. Cold. Start.
i.know.it.was.just.to.show.you.both.and.not.waitin g.to.much :P
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      04-07-2012, 07:51 PM   #4
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Are these OEM BMW CF mirror covers or replicas? If they are replicas are they good quality? I don't think I can justify paying $700 on mirror covers when a whole hood costs about $1000...
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      04-08-2012, 01:26 PM   #5
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Are these OEM BMW CF mirror covers or replicas? If they are replicas are they good quality? I don't think I can justify paying $700 on mirror covers when a whole hood costs about $1000...
yep, those are OEM BMW CF mirror covers, yeah i know their prices are ridiculous but quality is nice, highly recommended you won't regret having paid a little more trust me
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      04-08-2012, 04:56 PM   #6
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Nice car man realy! But just a little question, do you also had the fitting problems like they spoke about in the other topic's?
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Nice car man realy! But just a little question, do you also had the fitting problems like they spoke about in the other topic's?
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No, i'm ok referring to the fitting problems, nevertheless i'm having a bit of trouble with an annoying rattle sound, at the cold start of the vehicle i think the closed valve of the wireless kit is the guilty one, i am finding the way to solve it with my local dealer :S , check the video i uploaded , in general i'm very happy with the little H.P gaining ( if there is some) , the incredible sound ( i'm happy it can be discret or sporty at the touch of a botton). and weight savings, so if you are thinking about it, go for it !
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      04-08-2012, 10:56 PM   #8
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Hi Wabbit

Congrats on that Akra, I am dying to have one, can you share your experience with me?
in terms of cost, local dealer, time of waiting, etc?
I will highly appreciate your knowledge sharing.
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      04-09-2012, 01:42 PM   #10
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Do you have any alignment issues?
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      04-09-2012, 02:43 PM   #11
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Do you have any alignment issues?
nope, any , just with the closed valve in cold start trying to figure how to solve it with my local dealer
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nope, any , just with the closed valve in cold start trying to figure how to solve it with my local dealer
Thanks - I wonder if there is a certain batch which is an issue.
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Thanks!
No, i'm ok referring to the fitting problems, nevertheless i'm having a bit of trouble with an annoying rattle sound, at the cold start of the vehicle i think the closed valve of the wireless kit is the guilty one, i am finding the way to solve it with my local dealer :S , check the video i uploaded , in general i'm very happy with the little H.P gaining ( if there is some) , the incredible sound ( i'm happy it can be discret or sporty at the touch of a botton). and weight savings, so if you are thinking about it, go for it !
it's not a problem that rattling sound on cold start is normal and every system has it. When I heard it on mine I went to check it out and it turned out to be nothing and that's how it needs to be.
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it's not a problem that rattling sound on cold start is normal and every system has it. When I heard it on mine I went to check it out and it turned out to be nothing and that's how it needs to be.
hi , could you please, record it in a video so i can compare ?
i'll be eternally grateful pleaseeee
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Wabbit, the wireless valve on the system takes about 5 seconds to close whilst vacuum builds. I do not have any rattling sound on mine (though I still have alignment issues!)
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No alignment issues here, no rattles either, perhaps it is because I don't have the butterfly valve. It is just full on noisy all the time
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No alignment issues here, no rattles either, perhaps it is because I don't have the butterfly valve. It is just full on noisy all the time
Did you somehow mechanically force the valve to stay open permanently? IF so, how?

I am assuming you do not have the wireless kit then.
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Did you somehow mechanically force the valve to stay open permanently? IF so, how?

I am assuming you do not have the wireless kit then.
Sorry to confuse, I don't have the wireless kit.
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Sorry to confuse, I don't have the wireless kit.
Right, thats what I assumed. So how did you force the valve to stay open permanently?
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Right, thats what I assumed. So how did you force the valve to stay open permanently?
This is my system at install, no butterfly valve, the short bypass pipe is added and the bung is removed from the pipe to enable a straight through setup all the time.

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hi , could you please, record it in a video so i can compare ?
i'll be eternally grateful pleaseeee

Hi I will try to have a sound clip tomorrow.
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it's not a problem that rattling sound on cold start is normal and every system has it. When I heard it on mine I went to check it out and it turned out to be nothing and that's how it needs to be.
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Wabbit, the wireless valve on the system takes about 5 seconds to close whilst vacuum builds. I do not have any rattling sound on mine (though I still have alignment issues!)
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