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      03-30-2012, 07:47 PM   #1
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528 with n20 engine and active flap exhaust

I just purchase a new 2012 528i xdrive and ordered a of front spoiler and rear diffuser from Vorsteiner. I need to modify the exhaust on the 528 to have dual one.

Since nobody offers an exhaust for the n20 engine, I need to have a custom one made for my car.

I just realized that my exhaust use an active flap on the exhaust, I guess is to create back pressure at low rpm or something like that. If I do not install this butterfly valve in my exhaust and I completely bypass it, will I have a check engine light or will my car run rough?
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      04-07-2012, 01:59 PM   #2
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Whell I have A 2012 528i to n its the 4 cylinder egine maybe! If u come across something u could let me no on a custome exhuast system but ass far as i concernd i haveint found anything yet? but im still looking
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      04-30-2012, 12:17 AM   #3
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Hey guys I just ordered a 2012 528XI w M Sport Package, Technology Package, Premium Package, Premium Sound Package, Cold Weather Package, and the Paddle Shifters - I'm just curious to know how you guys feel about the n20 engine - I've been reading a lot of reviews and I see mixed feelings I'm wondering if I made a mistake? Please let me know
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      04-30-2012, 08:54 PM   #4
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Hey guys I just ordered a 2012 528XI w M Sport Package, Technology Package, Premium Package, Premium Sound Package, Cold Weather Package, and the Paddle Shifters - I'm just curious to know how you guys feel about the n20 engine - I've been reading a lot of reviews and I see mixed feelings I'm wondering if I made a mistake? Please let me know
I have not received the car yet. Looks like I will get it this week. I will update you for sure!
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      05-02-2012, 10:06 PM   #5
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The Car is at the dealership! They have replace my wheels, black kidney grills, 550 rear bumper trim... (they couldn't figure out why... the new exhaust is getting installed on Monday)
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      05-15-2012, 09:10 AM   #6
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Hey guys I just ordered a 2012 528XI w M Sport Package, Technology Package, Premium Package, Premium Sound Package, Cold Weather Package, and the Paddle Shifters - I'm just curious to know how you guys feel about the n20 engine - I've been reading a lot of reviews and I see mixed feelings I'm wondering if I made a mistake? Please let me know
I have a 528xdrive loaded. I came from a 335i and the power isn't that bad though there definitely is a difference. All that matters is the car your are coming out of. That will be the determinant.
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