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      05-30-2015, 11:53 PM   #1
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Muffler delete

In case anyone was on the fence about an exhaust, or something to make their X1 sound better. I recommend a muffler delete. Kept the factory dual tipped exhaust and nixed the muffler. The single best, inexpensive mod that you can do. (Completely in my own opinion of course) and it only took an hour to get done. No drone, no codes, just a nice throaty exhaust note, and an even better idle.
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      05-31-2015, 09:22 AM   #2
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Do you have a video or sound clip without the muffler?
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      05-31-2015, 09:44 AM   #3
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Let me know what you think.
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      06-01-2015, 10:12 AM   #4
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Ya that's sounds pretty good even without any load on the engine.
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      06-01-2015, 10:36 PM   #5
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it sounded good at idle and little revs. but when i had it past 4k rpms it droned so bad. i took it off the next day.
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      06-01-2015, 10:40 PM   #6
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Really?! Mine is as quiet as stock once I reach cruising speed.
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      06-02-2015, 02:04 PM   #7
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it sounded good at idle and little revs. but when i had it past 4k rpms it droned so bad. i took it off the next day.
Do you have a 28i or 35i?
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      06-02-2015, 02:22 PM   #8
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it sounded good at idle and little revs. but when i had it past 4k rpms it droned so bad. i took it off the next day.
Do you have a 28i or 35i?
i have a 28i and i never got the pics of the grilles
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      06-07-2015, 04:56 PM   #9
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Hmmm, sounds a little farty to me. Not too loud though which is nice.
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      06-09-2015, 06:46 PM   #10
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BMW Mini JCW exhaust

Would like to hear more sounds... To compare against BMWs Mini JCW


Seemingly sounds not too far off!
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      06-09-2015, 06:58 PM   #11
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I plan to make a proper video soon, with some clips during acceleration and shifting, that's where it really sounds nice.
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      06-10-2015, 01:36 AM   #12
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Nice one quite keen to hear more
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      06-11-2015, 09:40 PM   #13
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Hey can you show a pic of the underside?
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      06-11-2015, 09:42 PM   #14
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Sure thing, I'll upload one tomorrow, not the prettiest welding job, but you can't see the muffler hanging down below the bodywork.
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      06-11-2015, 10:08 PM   #15
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      06-11-2015, 10:09 PM   #16
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      06-12-2015, 01:46 PM   #17
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Thanks. I am about to do the same to mine as well. Do you suspect any dealer issues?
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      06-12-2015, 02:05 PM   #18
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I don't really see it affecting anything really, but if I come across anything I'll be sure to post it here . So far it feels like it runs the same.
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      06-15-2015, 08:30 PM   #19
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In my opinion, the absolute worst thing about my X1 is that big can hanging down in the back end. Not sure this is the solution for me - not looking for more sound. I commend your effort, though.
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      06-15-2015, 08:38 PM   #20
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It's honestly not too loud, it really just sounds like a performance exhaust. It's only "loud" when you get on it pretty good. Whenever you're cruising it's pretty quiet. You can always cut out the oem muffler, and weld on one that's minimal in size and has a baffle.
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      06-17-2015, 11:50 PM   #21
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As promised, some better (not by much) clips







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Where did you get the work done? I am wanting the same thing with my exhaust!
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