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      12-28-2016, 05:07 AM   #45
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Hi, as many options for an i8 on the maxhaust website, what parts do I need to order for this kit? and who in London (UK) should I use for install?

if only I lived close to ElSpa, would have popped into see him for install

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      12-28-2016, 05:10 AM   #46
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Can I get this shipped to USA and install myself? Worried everything would be in German
Yes - I'd be interested if this is a relatively straight forward self install (since I don't think there are any installers in the UK)
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      12-28-2016, 05:25 AM   #47
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You can install it yourself no problem.
Or any hi-fi stereo audio shop, it's pretty straight forward..it's like installing parts of an audio system .

You have to find the BMW amplifier in the trunk, passanger side.
Just take two pins out of that plug, insert the pins provided in the kit instead.
Also you need to route a wire provided in the kit from the fuse box ( in the front passanger side under the glove compartment) to the trunk. We found out it's pretty easy to route it along the car wires under the door sils. This will power up the maserati sound ecu.
Then just plug everything togheter, download the app and enjoy the V8 sound

We found a company that put the hole kit togheter (like the last picture I posted), until then we bought piece by piece and everytime we found out we were still missing something.
I can send you their contact details, pm me.
I think they can send you the install instructions in english as well.

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      12-28-2016, 12:47 PM   #48
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Can you please post a video outside and inside of the car or maybe a drive by video?

That would seal the deal for me.

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      12-28-2016, 12:49 PM   #49
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      12-30-2016, 09:15 AM   #50
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Ordered the kit, I will keep you all posted when it gets here from Romania
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      12-30-2016, 09:30 AM   #51
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Cool. Can't wait to hear about the install process and how you like the sound.
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      12-30-2016, 10:06 AM   #52
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I wonder if the generic sound from the speakers in sports mode could be turned up in volume via coding of some sort ?


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      12-30-2016, 01:33 PM   #53
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I also want to order the kit, subject to finding someone
In and around London who can install it


Be interested to hear and see a fly by from a fitted kit to an i8


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      12-31-2016, 04:18 AM   #54
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Ordered the kit, I will keep you all posted when it gets here from Romania
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      12-31-2016, 04:21 AM   #55
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I wonder if the generic sound from the speakers in sports mode could be turned up in volume via coding of some sort ?


stv
if you are talking about the speakers inside the car, then yes.
if you are talking about the outside sound actuator, then no, the amplifier is maxed out, you need a powerful amplifier.
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      12-31-2016, 03:11 PM   #56
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Any chance someone can post a youtube video of their installation?

I'd purchase this if I had a step by step guide on installing it.
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      01-01-2017, 10:58 AM   #57
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This product really excites me. Hoping to hear more on the development. This is truly what the i8 is lacking.
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You already have the speaker, is number 6.

Update: we managed to make it sound like the exotic lambo v10 today, I'll post a clip later
Man, I am waiting to hear this one!
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They are assembling the kit and should ship it out this week
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They are assembling the kit and should ship it out this week
Can you send me the information in a PM? I'm in the same boat as you. I'm in Dallas.
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      01-02-2017, 03:08 AM   #61
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Found this short video clip on youtube for an i8 with
A maxhaust exhaust mod. Not sure if this has the maserati sound bar fitted, maybe someone on the forum can confirm it's setup

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Found this short video clip on youtube for an i8 with
A maxhaust exhaust mod. Not sure if this has the maserati sound bar fitted, maybe someone on the forum can confirm it's setup

yes it does have the maserati sound ecu, it's this car, the bolt on kit in the picture on page 2 was exactly what we installed on it
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      01-03-2017, 02:07 PM   #63
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Okay, I have ordered my full setup (MaxHaust with Maserati Sound ECU).
I'll report the results. Classic BMW will be installing for me. They are excited about the prospects
of this working.
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Okay, I have ordered my full setup (MaxHaust with Maserati Sound ECU).
I'll report the results. Classic BMW will be installing for me. They are excited about the prospects
of this working.
Curious to see how it goes, especially from buying parts overseas.
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      01-03-2017, 08:07 PM   #65
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ElSpa, can you PM me the info? I want to buy this. Anyone have a flyby before and after.
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      01-04-2017, 02:34 AM   #66
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ElSpa, can you PM me the info? I want to buy this. Anyone have a flyby before and after.
done
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