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      09-26-2019, 03:53 AM   #1
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Exhaust tip question (beating a dead horse)

So im scouring the forums looking for one definitive and consistent answer however all im finding are wobbly numbers that change from post to post.

What inlet/downlet size tips do i need to buy to make sure it fits ?

i have a stock m6 exhaust non competition. oem tips. 2013 convertible

im trying to buy bigger tips in CF

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So im scouring the forums looking for one definitive and consistent answer however all im finding are wobbly numbers that change from post to post.

What inlet/downlet size tips do i need to buy to make sure it fits ?

i have a stock m6 exhaust non competition. oem tips. 2013 convertible

im trying to buy bigger tips in CF
The inlets of the tips need to be no smaller than 69mm, people usually get 70mm since that seems to be the norm size. The outlet is completely up to you. Some want huge some want a little bigger.

I recommend doing 70mm inlet and 92mm outlet which is the norm I have seen and fills out the rear well.
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The inlets of the tips need to be no smaller than 69mm, people usually get 70mm since that seems to be the norm size. The outlet is completely up to you. Some want huge some want a little bigger.

I recommend doing 70mm inlet and 92mm outlet which is the norm I have seen and fills out the rear well.
thank you. do you know what the size is of our tiny stock oem tips?

i see there is 105 available..wondering if it will look nice

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thank you. do you know what the size is of our tiny stock oem tips?

i see there is 105 available..wondering if it will look nice
Mine measured 68MM OD horizontally. 67MM OD vertically, its not perfectly round.
I would recommend either 69MM or 70MM ID on aftermarket tips.

4th picture down you can see the small gap between muffler tip & aftermarket tip

https://www.6post.com/forums/showpos...2&postcount=60
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Mine measured 68MM OD horizontally. 67MM OD vertically, its not perfectly round.
I would recommend either 69MM or 70MM ID on aftermarket tips.

4th picture down you can see the small gap between muffler tip & aftermarket tip

https://www.6post.com/forums/showpos...2&postcount=60
gotcha on the 70mm id. but on the od i want to do 105mm, but dont know if it will fit my new diffuser.

https://cdn11.bigcommerce.com/s-w4bm...791522.jpg?c=2

i ordered that diffuser^
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gotcha on the 70mm id. but on the od i want to do 105mm, but dont know if it will fit my new diffuser.

https://cdn11.bigcommerce.com/s-w4bm...791522.jpg?c=2

i ordered that diffuser^
The problem is not the clearance from the diffuser. Its the gap between the 2 tips. Based on my measurement, I don't see how you can have 105MM side by side.



You can always measure it yourself to be sure. I have both of these & both measure the same.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1PC-Metric-...UAAOSwoydWj0eD

https://www.ebay.com/itm/150mm-LCD-D....c100290.m3507
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The problem is not the clearance from the diffuser. Its the gap between the 2 tips. Based on my measurement, I don't see how you can have 105MM side by side.



You can always measure it yourself to be sure. I have both of these & both measure the same.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1PC-Metric-...UAAOSwoydWj0eD

https://www.ebay.com/itm/150mm-LCD-D....c100290.m3507

i measured 249mm or 9.8 inches



105 times 2 is 210. so theres 39mm of play room for the tips to fit, should fit i think..
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i measured 249mm or 9.8 inches

105 times 2 is 210. so theres 39mm of play room for the tips to fit, should fit i think..
If there is going to be a problem it will be where the gap between the tips are located. If the green lines are 105MM each then it will hit where the red arrow is pointing.

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If there is going to be a problem it will be where the gap between the tips are located. If the green lines are 105MM each then it will hit where the red arrow is pointing.

i see,




this is a 4 inch tip right here, so its 101.6 mm



so mine would be only 3.4 mm bigger, which comes out to 0.13 inches bigger. i think i SHOULD be fine...

and i read this guy with an m5 has 105mm tips

https://f10.m5post.com/forums/showpo...64&postcount=5

so idk. lets hope it works i ordered it yesterday
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this is a 4 inch tip right here, so its 101.6 mm



so mine would be only 3.4 mm bigger, which comes out to 0.13 inches bigger. i think i SHOULD be fine...

and i read this guy with an m5 has 105mm tips

https://f10.m5post.com/forums/showpo...64&postcount=5

so idk. lets hope it works i ordered it yesterday
Its gonna be close, hopefully it works out.
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The problem is not the clearance from the diffuser. Its the gap between the 2 tips. Based on my measurement, I don't see how you can have 105MM side by side.



You can always measure it yourself to be sure. I have both of these & both measure the same.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1PC-Metric-...UAAOSwoydWj0eD

https://www.ebay.com/itm/150mm-LCD-D....c100290.m3507
where did you get these tips?
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where did you get these tips?
Ebay but the seller is still out of stock. Bimmian.com had them for awhile until they closed down.
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Its gonna be close, hopefully it works out.
thanks ill update
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