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      05-02-2012, 03:57 AM   #1
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Exhaust drone - magnaflow

Does anyone with an aftermarket exhaust experience low-end droning around the 1500-2100 RPM zone on their 535i? I have a pair of magnaflow mufflers installed without the factory resonator "x-pipe" installed on the mid pipe. There is considerable "bass" coming out from inside the cabin in that rpm window. Am I alone with this or should I put the resonator back on? thanks for input in advance.. -oldrandomguy
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      05-02-2012, 06:22 AM   #2
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All aftermarket exhausts have drone...exactly that kind of rpm range that everyone will experience.

Some love the 'head splitting' type of noise ...
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      05-03-2012, 01:24 AM   #3
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Do you know if the resonator i cut out even does anything? Is it worth putting back on?
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      05-03-2012, 02:12 AM   #4
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Some exhaust drone more then others, the resonator should help with the drone.
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