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Old 04-19-2023, 11:12 AM
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Best exhaust upgrade for e53 3.0???

From user experience what's the most budget friendly exhaust upgrade you've done for the 3.0?
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N62 4.4i mufflers from the junk yard. Drop in, much better sound, dirt cheap.
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Cool! Something else to my wanted list.
4.4i exhaust.
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N62 4.4i mufflers from the junk yard. Drop in, much better sound, dirt cheap.
interesting lol


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Cool! Something else to my wanted list.
4.4i exhaust.
It is quite a difference
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Note that the M62 mufflers appear to be identical to the 3.0i mufflers. Even the 4.6is. So those are a cosmetic upgrade for better tips, but no change in sound.

The facelift 4.4i mufflers drop right in.
You can also do the 4.8is mufflers (what I have), but those take a little more effort as the flanges are a different size.
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Note that the M62 mufflers appear to be identical to the 3.0i mufflers. Even the 4.6is. So those are a cosmetic upgrade for better tips, but no change in sound.

The facelift 4.4i mufflers drop right in.
You can also do the 4.8is mufflers (what I have), but those take a little more effort as the flanges are a different size.
noted thanks for the heads up, if you have any spare ones let me know!
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I have a set of 4.6is mufflers if you are interested. I just put my dinan exhaust on last week.
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I have a set of 4.6is mufflers if you are interested. I just put my dinan exhaust on last week.
That would be great, feel free to shoot me a DM? Would you suggest I run an xpipe with this configuration too and do the res delete?
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Would you suggest I run an xpipe with this configuration too and do the res delete?
Great upgrade!! Should have a bit more aggressive tone as well.


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Great upgrade!! Should have a bit more aggressive tone as well.


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Thank you MrCouch was kind enough to sell me his 4.6is mufflers which I'll swap out for my 3.0i ones with the addition of the magnaflow xpipe, looking forward to it as I can't find a video with this specific configuration
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