What made you choose this particular product?
Searching for the perfect sound, not too loud or bassy, with a motorsport "zing". As with anything, perfection takes a few iterations. I tried a Stromung muffler, which I found bassy and boomy. When a used Eisenmann came up, I decided to try it. It's widely regarded as the best-sounding option for the e36.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
As with anything, perfection takes a few iterations. I tried a Stromung muffler, which I found bassy and boomy. When a used Eisenmann came up, I decided to try it. It's widely regarded as the best-sounding option for the e36.
Was it easy to install? Any installation tips that will help others?
I bought mine used, and it was previously installed on a car with a full custom exhaust setup. I had to extend the pipes by about 3 inches to create an OEM fit, but my understanding is if you buy it new, the fitment will be perfect from the start.
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
The sound is truly fantastic. It really lets the motor sing, and gives it a motorsport-like rasp. It produces great pops on deceleration - not like gunshots, more like distant rolling thunder. It's not bassy or boomy, but it is loud. I may take decibel readings later, but it can get a bit much for me on a long commute.
Any additional comments?
Loudness is up to personal preference. If I had the chance I'd opt for the "Sport" version of this exhaust, which is supposed to produce the same sound at a lower decibel level.
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