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    Re: Flieben /Leistung Autohaus 500e/e500 exhaust kit pre-order

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    Not all sold out.. been busy with other projects mainly custom cam grinds lol...
    Custom cam grinds? Anything for M119?


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    Re: Flieben /Leistung Autohaus 500e/e500 exhaust kit pre-order

    Does anyone have video of what this exhaust sounds like?

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    Re: Flieben /Leistung Autohaus 500e/e500 exhaust kit pre-order

    I believe there are links to recordings in the appropriate thread. Just need the dyno plots and we're 100% good.

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    Re: Flieben /Leistung Autohaus 500e/e500 exhaust kit pre-order

    Quote Originally Posted by gsxr View Post
    Custom cam grinds? Anything for M119?

    I have looked into the m119 but the problem with doing cams is ignition control.

    You will need to be able to do some sort of ignition and mild fuel control.


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    Re: Flieben /Leistung Autohaus 500e/e500 exhaust kit pre-order

    Quote Originally Posted by 5thscaleracer View Post
    I have looked into the m119 but the problem with doing cams is ignition control.

    You will need to be able to do some sort of ignition and mild fuel control.
    AFAIK, there is pretty much no way to advance ignition timing on the M119... we're stuck with the factory maps.

    Fuel control is doable, at least to a small extent.

    Hagmann's cams are NLA, I think dBilas may still do regrinds, but new billets would be nice. Details on Hagmann/dbilas offerings are in this old thread:
    https://www.500eboard.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1000

    A dyno-proven gain of 20-30hp on a 5L would be nice if it didn't require the heads to come off for installation.


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    Re: Flieben /Leistung Autohaus 500e/e500 exhaust kit pre-order

    How easy of an install is an exhaust system? Do I need welding skills? Thanks.
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    Re: Flieben /Leistung Autohaus 500e/e500 exhaust kit pre-order

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    How easy of an install is an exhaust system? Do I need welding skills? Thanks.
    Everything should be bolt-on, no welding required. It will be much easier if you have a lift.

    Removing the old exhaust may be a challenge, particularly separating the resonator from the rear of the stock catalysts, especially if they have not been taken apart in decades.


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    Re: Flieben /Leistung Autohaus 500e/e500 exhaust kit pre-order

    The hardest part of the install will likely be the removal of the old parts especially if the vehicle has spent time on salty roads.

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    Re: Flieben /Leistung Autohaus 500e/e500 exhaust kit pre-order

    My exhaust it designed to be a 100% bolt on.

    Front to back with a lift it takes 30min to hang the system and about 20-30 min to adjust everything so it all lines up.

    The ieay is you hang entire system. Position the rear muffler then that Gutenberg’s from the front of the car working your way towards the back.

    The hardest part is the y pipes by the manifold those need some ground clearance so you can rotate and pull down.
    the second hard part is right after the cat one is a slip fit the other is a flange with seal. The slip fit will be tough it might even brreak off due to the rust build up.

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