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      01-04-2017, 02:40 AM   #67
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maybe we can compare the settings we like most .
this is my best setup yet, it's linked to Sport.
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Can you pls post a fly by video with these settings
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      01-04-2017, 08:16 AM   #69
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I would like one as well elspa. I think this will be awesome. I can have one of my tech's throw it in. Is there any installation guide I can follow?
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      01-04-2017, 02:44 PM   #71
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I'd also love to hear it with everything set to the maximum!
Even a loud start.

Obviously, it wouldn't make too much sense to have it setup like that.
I'm just trying to get a better feel for the real volume this puts out.

Thanks!
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      01-04-2017, 04:04 PM   #72
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Idle and dynamic are not sound volume, but more limits for the rpm range. Once you play with it you understand
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      01-04-2017, 04:06 PM   #73
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Also start up volume is limited because most of the time the car starts electric and the thermal engine kicks in in motion
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      01-04-2017, 04:11 PM   #74
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Also start up volume is limited because most of the time the car starts electric and the thermal engine kicks in in motion
In total volume (at the loudest setting) under acceleration, how loud would you say the car is?

I'm referring to the outside of the car.
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      01-04-2017, 04:42 PM   #75
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At least twice as stock in sport mode and a lot more v8ish . You cannot go all the way to 100% volume and be confortable with it
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      01-04-2017, 05:31 PM   #76
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At least twice as stock in sport mode and a lot more v8ish . You cannot go all the way to 100% volume and be confortable with it
Okay, challenge accepted! I want to make my ears bleed.

So, it's twice as loud OUTSIDE? (Obviously, stock is very quiet)
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We're talking about outside only...the kit doesn't amplify the inside sound
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Is not about making your ears bleed but about sounding like something natural, not a dragster that iddles at 3000 rpm and making 9000 redline...

If you listen to the sound clip I posted in the first post you can hear exactly that:
First exhaust with sound booster, then factory sound, then sound booster again

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Is not about making your ears bleed but about sounding like something natural, not a dragster that iddles at 3000 rpm and making 9000 redline...

If you listen to the sound clip I posted in the first post you can hear exactly that:
First exhaust with sound booster, then factory sound, then sound booster again
Good deal. Thank you for the clarification. I thought it also altered the tone that got sent through the internal speakers. The internal videos previously posted seemed that way. That shows how loud it can be, since you can clearly hear it inside the cabin.....only altering the one external speaker. Wow!
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Do you have any pics of running the wires from the trunk to the front. Curious what panels need to be removed.
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Do you have any pics of running the wires from the trunk to the front. Curious what panels need to be removed.
door sill and rear passanger inner panel.
there is a passage already from the trunk to the cabin, you just run the provided wire along the factory harness.
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door sill and rear passanger inner panel.
there is a passage already from the trunk to the cabin, you just run the provided wire along the factory harness.
Any chance of providing step-by-step pics or a video (which would be even better) of the install? If you were able to provide that, I'd buy the kit.
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I don't sell the kit. Pm me and I can send you the contact details. They have the instructions in english.
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      01-10-2017, 04:46 PM   #84
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I don't sell the kit. Pm me and I can send you the contact details. They have the instructions in english.
The only hard part of the install appears to be routing the power feed loom up to front of the car.

The power need must be quite low as it's just a couple of electronics boxes - is there enough capacity in the stereo amp power feed as using that would make the install much easier!?
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The only hard part of the install appears to be routing the power feed loom up to front of the car.

The power need must be quite low as it's just a couple of electronics boxes - is there enough capacity in the stereo amp power feed as using that would make the install much easier!?
don't know, I just followed the instructions...it uses a 5+5=10amp fuse...
it's not hard at all, just unclip the door sil and the rear passanger side panel and you'll find the factory harness coming from the trunk to the front.
Just route the wire along that.
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Hi - I have just joined the forum, based in Uk, I have 2015 i8 (LC15 BMW) - please can you send me the contact details for the active sound boosted - I cant see how to pm. Rgds Lawrence
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Good deal. Thank you for the clarification. I thought it also altered the tone that got sent through the internal speakers. The internal videos previously posted seemed that way. That shows how loud it can be, since you can clearly hear it inside the cabin.....only altering the one external speaker. Wow!
Did you get your kit installed? I'm from dallas too and I'm curious to know if Classic BMW was able to install it and you are happy with the results.
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Did you get your kit installed? I'm from dallas too and I'm curious to know if Classic BMW was able to install it and you are happy with the results.
I'm still awaiting the arrival of the parts. I'm expecting them middle to later next week.

When I get it all done, I'll tell you the name of the service advisor, so you'll have someone that knows what's going on.

Where in the metroplex are you?
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