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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-14-2012, 12:46 PM
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Posted By TwinsPoppa
Sorry, I have no clue. However, you can't go...

Sorry, I have no clue. However, you can't go wrong with the stock ones. ;)

We all know what can happen when you start modding. Sometimes its tricky trying to make new things work together with...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-14-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 34,443
Posted By TwinsPoppa
No. What he's saying is if you're messing around...

No. What he's saying is if you're messing around with the exhaust, especially for performance purposes, use mufflers (so that you have enough back pressure and don't lose performance).

Even just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-25-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 34,443
Posted By TwinsPoppa
You going to Bimmerfest? If so, we can record...

You going to Bimmerfest? If so, we can record yours and mine with the same cam and at least get a better comparison.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-24-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 34,443
Posted By TwinsPoppa
I hear ya. I'm really surprised there's not...

I hear ya.

I'm really surprised there's not as much raspiness with an H-pipe. I would have thought there would be MORE compared to an X-pipe.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-24-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 34,443
Posted By TwinsPoppa
You could .... but why?! LOL! Sound-wise,...

You could .... but why?! LOL!

Sound-wise, based on that first audio I would go with H-pipe.

However, because we don't have a true head-to-head comparison recorded from the same cam - its...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-24-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 34,443
Posted By TwinsPoppa
First video sounds way better. The second has...

First video sounds way better. The second has some sort of rattling.

That sounds less raspier than the X-pipe. Your cam must have great audio to record that close and not get any breakup.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-11-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 34,443
Posted By TwinsPoppa
Looking back and checking again, I think they are...

Looking back and checking again, I think they are one and the same. So, I was incorrect in that thread. Sometimes they call it just "Tru-X pipe" other times they call it "Tru-X Crossover pipe". I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-11-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 34,443
Posted By TwinsPoppa
So true! :D

So true! :D
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-11-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 34,443
Posted By TwinsPoppa
Yes, it sounds raspy because its cold and not...

Yes, it sounds raspy because its cold and not under load. When its warmed up and under load it is MUCH smoother and sounds awesome.

Here's a video I just took this morning. Unfortunately, same...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-10-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 34,443
Posted By TwinsPoppa
JTMC's video is probably the best example of the...

JTMC's video is probably the best example of the x-pipe sound. Though I think it might be a tad deeper in real life.

2004 X5 4.8is X-pipe- YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMwDHDLu34w)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-10-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 34,443
Posted By TwinsPoppa
I suggest searching and listening to some sound...

I suggest searching and listening to some sound clips (here and youtube). It will help you decide for yourself.

While straight pipes are more aggressive, I think you will be happier using the...
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