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    hello guys, i have a 320d, nice car but i dont realy like the sound of it much lol, what exhaust upgrade would be the best to get it sounding abit more like the gas guzzling 330ci? thanks alot! =)
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    The only way you'll get it to sound like a 330i is to add two cylinders and convert it to petrol.

    6 cylinders have a different firing order which gives the sound.
    2013, Porsche 911 Carrera 4S, PDK, Sports Exhaust, Chrono, etc, etc

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    oh dear oh dear buy a 330 petrol...

    ya cant make a domestic cat sound like a lion...
    330i sport a big chunk of berlin...

     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by dailydoggy View Post
    oh dear oh dear buy a 330 petrol...

    ya cant make a domestic cat sound like a lion...
     
     

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    Take the whole exhaust off - That'll give it a slight beefy sound !
     
     

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    can't buy a diesel then complain about the noise..
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    Aww - cmon guys. Give us heavy oil drinkers a break

    Don't know about NavyG but I got my 320d for practical reasons - 800 miles a week that I could never justify clocking up on a 330.

    I think there are a couple of options (expensive) for replacement back boxes e.g. MVSport, but I've no idea how they sound.

    The 320d has a reasonable sound when you floor it but at normal driving revs I agree it will never leave a lasting impression.

    Hasn't anyone got any tricks up their sleeves...? External speakers linked to the throttle...
     
     

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    I'd say speakers to override the exhaust/engine noise with aston martin DB9 exhaust notes is your best bet lmao!

    You must have known what to expect when you bought a 4 cylinder diesel???
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    Quote Originally Posted by dailydoggy View Post
    oh dear oh dear buy a 330 petrol...

    ya cant make a domestic cat sound like a lion...
    hahhahaha
    My BMW history= E36 318IS, 323I,Mini Cooper, E46 320 D SE and now E39 530D. awesome
     
     

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    Am in the same boat as you mate. Was looking at the mv exhaust, but would like to hear it...
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