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    Thread: e36 m3 catless with magnaflow muffler

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      05-08-2012 10:59 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by Dustin DeSimone View Post
      Pretty much the perfect car.
      Your "perfect car" looks a little rough. I liked the sound of my E36 M3 stock exhaust better than that. I guess this is what you get when you can find these things for like $5-6k.

    2. 05-08-2012 11:17 AM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by Dustin DeSimone View Post
      fixed
      Umm no.

      Firstly the car is now under tired. That's right, it actually has less foot print than it came with stock... real upgrade huh. It effectively now has honda civic sized tires on a 3200lb car.

      Secondly, it is too low. The geometry has been compromised, so no, it doesn't handle better. Doesn't matter if they're the best racing dampers on the planet, that won't help solve the geometry issue. And I doubt they're very good dampers, but we'll wait for you to tell us what they are.

      Thirdly, the exhaust doesn't sound so great either, that's preference though.
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      05-08-2012 11:46 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by danny_16v View Post
      Umm no.

      Firstly the car is now under tired. That's right, it actually has less foot print than it came with stock... real upgrade huh. It effectively now has honda civic sized tires on a 3200lb car.

      Secondly, it is too low. The geometry has been compromised, so no, it doesn't handle better. Doesn't matter if they're the best racing dampers on the planet, that won't help solve the geometry issue. And I doubt they're very good dampers, but we'll wait for you to tell us what they are.

      Thirdly, the exhaust doesn't sound so great either, that's preference though.
      Danny is right on. Plus no cat is pretty lame too.

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      05-08-2012 12:20 PM #29
      I heir an exhaust leek up front

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      05-08-2012 01:11 PM #30
      you guys are WAY too critical. I have rode in and driven this car. It handles amazingly and is very fast. Its a 3.0 and it is much fast than the newer newer e36 3.2 liter m3s. And these arent honda civic wheels??? They are BBS style 5's. civcs dont run 17 inch wheels, they run 15 inch rotas. Its not like he put a wing and a jdm bumper on his car lmao. He lowered it on coilovers, upgraded the exhuast, and nice wheels. Literally it doesnt even rub anyway and can be driven on any road. Its a very practical fun and fast car. Loosen up guys.

      BTW I like the cat picture.

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      05-08-2012 01:14 PM #31
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      05-08-2012 01:34 PM #32
      Aaaaand this is where all the $5-8k E36 M3's have gone to.
      Driving a beater Lexus to save up for a fun car, driving a beater Lexus to save up for a fun car, driving a beater Lex.....

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      05-08-2012 01:35 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by Dustin DeSimone View Post
      you guys are WAY too critical. I have rode in and driven this car. It handles amazingly and is very fast. Its a 3.0 and it is much fast than the newer newer e36 3.2 liter m3s. And these arent honda civic wheels??? They are BBS style 5's. civcs dont run 17 inch wheels, they run 15 inch rotas. Its not like he put a wing and a jdm bumper on his car lmao. He lowered it on coilovers, upgraded the exhuast, and nice wheels. Literally it doesnt even rub anyway and can be driven on any road. Its a very practical fun and fast car. Loosen up guys.

      BTW I like the cat picture.
      It's not bad but seriously this is TCL not Stance Works. You didn't post this and your Miata thread thinking everyone would praise you right?

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      05-08-2012 01:38 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by Dustin DeSimone View Post
      you guys are WAY too critical. I have rode in and driven this car. It handles amazingly and is very fast. Its a 3.0 and it is much fast than the newer newer e36 3.2 liter m3s. And these arent honda civic wheels??? They are BBS style 5's. civcs dont run 17 inch wheels, they run 15 inch rotas. Its not like he put a wing and a jdm bumper on his car lmao. He lowered it on coilovers, upgraded the exhuast, and nice wheels. Literally it doesnt even rub anyway and can be driven on any road. Its a very practical fun and fast car. Loosen up guys.

      BTW I like the cat picture.
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      05-08-2012 01:41 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by mac dre View Post
      Aaaaand this is where all the $5-8k E36 M3's have gone to.
      This is why I'm glad to have a stock, 1 owner E36 M3 sedan that no one has "Crushed" style 5's with.


      Mod away guys.. hopefully it just drives up the value of my car.
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      05-08-2012 01:44 PM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by MK2*GTI*GUY View Post
      This is why I'm glad to have a stock, 1 owner E36 M3 sedan that no one has "Crushed" style 5's with.


      Mod away guys.. hopefully it just drives up the value of my car.
      It already has.

      I've noticed E36 M prices climbing a little bit.
      Driving a beater Lexus to save up for a fun car, driving a beater Lexus to save up for a fun car, driving a beater Lex.....

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      05-08-2012 01:48 PM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by MK2*GTI*GUY View Post
      This is why I'm glad to have a stock, 1 owner E36 M3 sedan that no one has "Crushed" style 5's with.


      Mod away guys.. hopefully it just drives up the value of my car.
      It absolutely will. Very nice, low mileage, E36 M3s still bring $16-20k when they haven't been "crushed" or have the bumper stitched back together. There's a factory lightweight at enthusiastauto.com that they are asking $48k! As a former E36 M3 owner, it still makes me sad to see this.

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      05-08-2012 01:55 PM #39
      I would be more impressed if the exhaust made the the car 2 dB(A) quieter. You could show European engineers and manufacturers how its done.

    15. 05-08-2012 01:59 PM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by Dustin DeSimone View Post
      you guys are WAY too critical. I have rode in and driven this car. It handles amazingly and is very fast. Its a 3.0 and it is much fast than the newer newer e36 3.2 liter m3s. And these arent honda civic wheels??? They are BBS style 5's. civcs dont run 17 inch wheels, they run 15 inch rotas. Its not like he put a wing and a jdm bumper on his car lmao. He lowered it on coilovers, upgraded the exhuast, and nice wheels. Literally it doesnt even rub anyway and can be driven on any road. Its a very practical fun and fast car. Loosen up guys.

      BTW I like the cat picture.
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      Quote Originally Posted by danny_16v View Post
      Firstly the car is now under tired. That's right, it actually has less foot print than it came with stock... real upgrade huh. It effectively now has honda civic sized tires on a 3200lb car.
      I know exactly what those wheels are, they're a factory two piece wheel on E39's, also called RC090 in BBS-speak. They're the most played out wheel on E36's, they look descent however not worth running the smaller tires. They are 17x8 et20 requiring a tire size of 205/40, 205/45, or 215/40 tire in order to avoid rubbing because of the low offset. No thanks.

      The fact that it can be driven on a road doesn't change the fact that the car as it sits handles worse than it did stock. I know not everybody is into performance and that's fine. However, accept that what's been done to the car is not a performance enhancement but rather an aesthetic compromise of performance.
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      05-08-2012 02:02 PM #41
      Quote Originally Posted by Dustin DeSimone View Post
      check out my friends e36 m3 with headers, no cats, and magnaflow muffler. This thing sounds crisp. Not to mention its crushed on style 5's. Pretty much the perfect car.
      this could be the end of the "stance" trend and the beginning of the "crushed" trend.
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      05-08-2012 02:04 PM #43
      what is the deal with airline food, amirite?

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      05-08-2012 02:06 PM #44
      Love the wheels

      Wouldnt want to drive around with a car that low, not worth the hassle.

      The exhaust is meh, i dont like magnaflow and would rather have a Borla XR-1.


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      05-08-2012 02:06 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by Dustin DeSimone View Post
      Its a 3.0 and it is much fast than the newer newer e36 3.2 liter m3s.
      Sure it is.
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      05-08-2012 02:08 PM #46
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      05-08-2012 02:20 PM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by Dustin DeSimone View Post
      you guys are WAY too critical.
      Can't handle a little bit of criticism? It looks and sounds like ass.

      It handles amazingly
      Guess you've never driven a non-broken suspension-ed E36.
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      05-08-2012 02:46 PM #48
      theres a difference between constructive critisism and just trying to put people down. And yes i have driven in stock m3's, and m3's with all different types of coilover suspension. I know what a good handling car feels like. Sorry

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      05-08-2012 03:23 PM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by A1pocketrocket View Post
      what is the deal with airline food, amirite?
      Quote Originally Posted by Dustin DeSimone View Post
      tI know what a good handling car feels like. Sorry

    25. 05-08-2012 03:24 PM #50
      the car looks clean but it sounds.....not clean

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