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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jul 29th, 2013, 8:33 am Thread Starter
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Exhaust Cracked

My first cylinder towards the collector cracked completely off this weekend. I had a D&D muffler and some pipe so I built this in a few hours.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jul 29th, 2013, 11:48 am
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If you had the stock exhaust on there before, that is the norm as far as I am concerned. I finally gave up on mine after the fourth repair and crack. It was a big mistake for BMW to make that one piece. I really like the stock exhaust for looks and quiet. I've put a Remus system on since and even with the "quiet" muffler it is louder than I like.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Aug 20th, 2013, 1:50 pm
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My stock exhaust broke also. Rather than try to repair it, I replace it with a two piece Remus which is not as quiet.

I believe that there are original replacements available but the the price is above $1,600 each.

Lache pas la patate

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