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Old 02-12-2012, 04:28 PM   #1
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Muffler: Borla or Magnaflow

which one of these mufflers would you choose if you were in my shoes and had a budget of no more than $350.....97 e39 540

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Borla-Boomer-...ht_3406wt_1141

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http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Magnaflow-148...#ht_4954wt_956
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Old 02-12-2012, 04:30 PM   #2
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and what about this one...hows the sound in the example video they have

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/BMW-E39-520i-...#ht_925wt_1547
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Old 02-13-2012, 01:10 AM   #3
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Old 02-13-2012, 08:12 AM   #4
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Why not just use out sponsoring vendors? They've done right by us... RMP, Bimmersport and StanceFactory...
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Old 02-13-2012, 12:45 PM   #5
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i will be going to one of the sponsors....im not buying off of ebay...just wanted some input from people that have used these
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Old 02-13-2012, 01:59 PM   #6
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ahh - all the ebay links looked like otherwise - Also - I think I responded to the wrong thread as I meant to do it on the thread about a shop you were asking about..
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Old 02-13-2012, 02:10 PM   #7
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Magnaflow sucks. I had 2 magnaflow mufflers on my car. It was so loud it was like the car had no mufflers at all.

Put a single borla in the middle and it made such a huge difference. You can barely hear the car at idle, but it is still loud under WOT lol
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Old 02-13-2012, 04:09 PM   #8
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Magnaflow sucks. I had 2 magnaflow mufflers on my car. It was so loud it was like the car had no mufflers at all.

Put a single borla in the middle and it made such a huge difference. You can barely hear the car at idle, but it is still loud under WOT lol
Different cars have different reactions to the same muffler.

you can't go wrong for the money with magnaflow, others sound good as well, it all comes down to what you want out of the sound.

Here's mine with magnaflow and resonator delete.

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Old 02-13-2012, 05:14 PM   #9
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muffler delete. tips. done
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yeah magnaflow has gone down in quality, it's made in mississauga now. I've burnt a magnaflow resonator and a muffler two months after putting it in. Good thing magnaflow has warranty. And yes It's loud as F@CK. Get some 2.5" AMG or E39 540 resonator and than you can run a magnaflow muffler and it wont burn out.
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muffler delete. tips. done
+1 On a big V8 its all you need! After hearing your M5, did the same on my truck and its gotta be the best $100 i have ever spent! Almost unoticable at idle, perfect on the highway, and amazing at WOT...BEST mod for the $$$.
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Old 02-14-2012, 01:26 AM   #12
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+1 On a big V8 its all you need! After hearing your M5, did the same on my truck and its gotta be the best $100 i have ever spent! Almost unoticable at idle, perfect on the highway, and amazing at WOT...BEST mod for the $$$.
really...thats all ....i shud nix the muffler and put some nice tips on....hows that affect performance?
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Will be the same as a muffler. It doesnt get anymore "free flowing" then a straight pipe! It wont give you 50Hp, but its worth it.
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Old 02-14-2012, 01:56 AM   #14
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could i just go to one of the sponsors for that?
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Not sure if any of the sponsors do exhaust work and such.
On my M5 I overpayed a little, but I wanted an immaculate job.
Any exhaust shop should be more than capable to do it.

What you need to think about is, whether or not you are going to trim your rear bumper a little to accommodate the tips.

I can dig up some pics..
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