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      02-08-2020, 04:17 PM   #1
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vrsf or active autowerks catless dp?

I'm having a bit of a hard time choosing a dp, cant seem to pull up any decent sound clips. I know with a catless dp the exhaust sound will increase, but by how much? those that have either of them installed what are your thoughts on them? and perhaps there are some clips I cant pull up and someone can point me in the right direction. thanks

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      02-09-2020, 03:18 PM   #2
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Following because I'm in the same dilemma. The shop I would use to install is a VRSF dealer. However, IMO AA downpipe looks like it's a little better design. I doubt it makes that much difference in real life though.
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VRSF fits perfect.
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      02-09-2020, 08:04 PM   #4
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VRSF fits perfect.
thanks for the reply, that's the catless right? is there a CEL? how much louder is it in comfort? sorry for all the questions just a bit hard to pull solid info on it... and do you perhaps have a video or can take one for us. thanks again
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I reset the cel with the jb4. It's noticeable in sport but not much louder in comfort. You can hear the turbo spool and the throttle response is better.


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lol seems like we're always on the same threads..haha

i think i'm actually gonna do Catted VRSF.
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lol seems like we're always on the same threads..haha

i think i'm actually gonna do Catted VRSF.
I've been waiting for someone to do that! Please post vids when you get it done!
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We offer both brands. Fitment and quality is spot on with either one.

Since its catless, you are expected to get a CEL with either option

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VRSF fits perfect.
Looks great!
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lol seems like we're always on the same threads..haha

i think i'm actually gonna do Catted VRSF.
I dont think they have it out yet though, everyoneI spoke with is telling me to go the catless route, just dont want it to sound over the top....
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We offer both brands. Fitment and quality is spot on with either one.

Since its catless, you are expected to get a CEL with either option



Looks great!
from what I understand and from previous experience (with APR for Audi) the cel should be hidden with a tune, but that still makes me wonder why non of the manufacturers or resellers are not putting out sound clips of their DP's
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We offer both brands. Fitment and quality is spot on with either one.

Since its catless, you are expected to get a CEL with either option

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VRSF fits perfect.
Looks great!
are the catted ones available ?
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are the catted ones available ?
Available on: 2/28/2020
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I have vrsf catless on my car. Here is my honest input.
Yes, there is a smell.
Itís loud. I would say double.
Way more pops and burbles. They sound like gunshots.
You can hear the turbos spool a lot louder.
You get a check engine light, but my car is tuned so it took care of the light.
All in all, I highly recommend it. As for the smell, you will not smell it as much but only if ur in sport plus and just idling you definitely will. Check out my Instagram for a sound clip. @ orange_m340i
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Evolution Racewerks is also a pretty legit option.
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Evolution Racewerks is also a pretty legit option.
is that what you're running? if so what's your opinion on ir?
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I have vrsf catless on my car. Here is my honest input.
Yes, there is a smell.
Itís loud. I would say double.
Way more pops and burbles. They sound like gunshots.
You can hear the turbos spool a lot louder.
You get a check engine light, but my car is tuned so it took care of the light.
All in all, I highly recommend it. As for the smell, you will not smell it as much but only if ur in sport plus and just idling you definitely will. Check out my Instagram for a sound clip. @ orange_m340i
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Evolution Racewerks is also a pretty legit option.
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is that what you're running? if so what's your opinion on ir?
I had it on my F30 340i and it fit perfect and for some reason sounded more throaty compared to the previous VRSF i was running.
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Tiago@VRSF was wondering if your catted dp will throw a CEL? cant seem to find any info on that
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excuse the noob question, but what happens to warranty with a DP install? Do they void it? Something like a jb4 can be removed before service or something like that, but the DP is clearly noticeable.
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excuse the noob question, but what happens to warranty with a DP install? Do they void it? Something like a jb4 can be removed before service or something like that, but the DP is clearly noticeable.
yes it will void your warranty.
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