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Post by john-e89 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:56 pm

Sounds broken....horrible boring drone....test drove an M with one on once, hated it with a passion... :lol:

That exhaust is awesome though...!!

Each to their own as usual... :driving:
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Post by Felix79 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:02 am

sixspeed wrote: Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:57 pm
Striven wrote: Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:00 pm Did you take it off? Was it tooo loud?
I stole it. 😁
I saw Joel's video on your carr Andy! Flipping heck, it's a bit of a mental beast you've got. I'm going to let Joel film with my E85 Z4M pretty soon as well.


On topic, I've often wondered about using the CSL intake, but prices seemeye watering at best, bend over with no lube at worst!

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Post by sixspeed » Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:47 pm

john-e89 wrote: Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:56 pm I saw Joel's video on your carr Andy! Flipping heck, it's a bit of a mental beast you've got. I'm going to let Joel film with my E85 Z4M pretty soon as well.
Thanks. I love my Z. I've owned it since new for 12 years now and still don't want to get rid of it!

john-e89 wrote: Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:56 pm Sounds broken....horrible boring drone....test drove an M with one on once, hated it with a passion... :lol:
Not sure if serious? The sound from the CSL intake could never be classed as a "boring drone". Well not by anyone with an ounce of petrol in their veins anyway! :D

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Post by john-e89 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:59 pm

sixspeed wrote: Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:47 pm
john-e89 wrote: Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:56 pm I saw Joel's video on your carr Andy! Flipping heck, it's a bit of a mental beast you've got. I'm going to let Joel film with my E85 Z4M pretty soon as well.
Thanks. I love my Z. I've owned it since new for 12 years now and still don't want to get rid of it!

john-e89 wrote: Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:56 pm Sounds broken....horrible boring drone....test drove an M with one on once, hated it with a passion... :lol:
Not sure if serious? The sound from the CSL intake could never be classed as a "boring drone". Well not by anyone with an ounce of petrol in their veins anyway! :D
Yep I’m serious I’m afraid sixspeed... :oops: I just don’t like the metallic induction noise on these intakes. Standard is fine for me but there’s not enough exhaust, so I’ve just bought a pair of back boxes of Andy Wilkes to stir the pot a bit.... :driving:
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Post by R60BBA » Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:26 pm

john-e89 wrote: Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:59 pm
sixspeed wrote: Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:47 pm
john-e89 wrote: Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:56 pm I saw Joel's video on your carr Andy! Flipping heck, it's a bit of a mental beast you've got. I'm going to let Joel film with my E85 Z4M pretty soon as well.
Thanks. I love my Z. I've owned it since new for 12 years now and still don't want to get rid of it!

john-e89 wrote: Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:56 pm Sounds broken....horrible boring drone....test drove an M with one on once, hated it with a passion... :lol:
Not sure if serious? The sound from the CSL intake could never be classed as a "boring drone". Well not by anyone with an ounce of petrol in their veins anyway! :D
Yep I’m serious I’m afraid sixspeed... :oops: I just don’t like the metallic induction noise on these intakes. Standard is fine for me but there’s not enough exhaust, so I’ve just bought a pair of back boxes of Andy Wilkes to stir the pot a bit.... :driving:
I can kind of get your drift, in the sense that the stock airbox is good enough and at times a CSL style carbon airbox could become “over-powering” (as opposed to your “drone” comment).

Nevertheless if prices were the same for both boxes I would pick the carbon box everytime.
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Post by sixspeed » Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:22 pm

john-e89 wrote: Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:59 pm
sixspeed wrote: Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:47 pm
Not sure if serious? The sound from the CSL intake could never be classed as a "boring drone". Well not by anyone with an ounce of petrol in their veins anyway! :D
Yep I’m serious I’m afraid sixspeed... :oops: I just don’t like the metallic induction noise on these intakes. Standard is fine for me but there’s not enough exhaust, so I’ve just bought a pair of back boxes of Andy Wilkes to stir the pot a bit.... :driving:
Don't ever drive a McLaren F1 then. They sound very similar inside.

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Post by Ed Doe » Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:16 am

sixspeed wrote: Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:22 pm Don't ever drive a McLaren F1 then. They sound very similar inside.
Yes!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb03dK0nBf0

Utter ear pornography imo! Ditto Carbon airbox, but god the Mclaren F1 is just that turned up to 11. Unreal engine
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Post by mmm-five » Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:24 pm

Only ever sat in an F1, never been lucky enough to have been a passenger/driver.

Many years ago I got the chance to do some passenger laps in a BMW M1 at a classic race meet.

BEJEEZUS was it loud - and that was with a helmet on!

There's no way I could have done more than the 3 laps I did without going deaf - but I assume the drivers will have custom-moulded earplugs to protect their ears (usually with audio in for their comms).

The only other car that came close to making my ears bleed - in a different way - was a Mosler MT900.
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Post by RedUn » Wed Apr 21, 2021 6:39 pm

Ed Doe wrote: Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:16 am
sixspeed wrote: Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:22 pm Don't ever drive a McLaren F1 then. They sound very similar inside.
Yes!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb03dK0nBf0

Utter ear pornography imo! Ditto Carbon airbox, but god the Mclaren F1 is just that turned up to 11. Unreal engine
Reminded me of this classic evo test, I've probably watched it 10 times over the years...

https://youtu.be/QCpCbZaD8xc
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Post by Ed Doe » Thu Apr 22, 2021 10:10 am

RedUn wrote: Wed Apr 21, 2021 6:39 pm Reminded me of this classic evo test, I've probably watched it 10 times over the years...

https://youtu.be/QCpCbZaD8xc
:lol: I didn't even need to click the link to know which video that was - I'm the same, watched that many times. Another one from that test I've grown to love is the Carrera GT - wow that thing sounds good!

One thing's for sure, they don't make em like they used to (with possibly the notable exception of the GMA T.50 but we'll see that in due course!)
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