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Need More Sound! F54 JCW

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Old 01-10-2019, 11:21 AM
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Need More Sound! F54 JCW

So I sold a R56 JCW with tons of pops and bangs and am now driving an F54 JCW and its way too quiet. I don't want obnoxious but I did expect more from a JCW - even in sport its pretty tame. What have people done to an existing JCW exhaust on a Clubman to improve the sound? I love the idea of the Pro exhaust but its so damn expensive - $2k+. About twice what I'd want to pay if I can help it.

Would love to hear/see what people have actually done. Thanks!

BTW - tried looking through the threads but saw very few examples of JCW F54s with exhaust mods explained in the post.
 
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Old 01-10-2019, 07:09 PM
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I have a "S" with a Supersprint exhaust and 2nd cat delete. Also have a R56 JCW with down pipe and resonator delete. The Clubman is quieter inside, most likely because better sound deadening and being longer so exhaust exits farther back but noticable outside. Search my name, Peter Novack, on YouTube and you should find 2 videos. 1 inside 1 outside. If you like sound will be selling in a month or so.
 
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Old 01-13-2019, 11:35 AM
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Hey. First post here. Don't have the JCW, but I have a '17 S All4. Just recently got a Remus cat back..and...Wow.... It did cost me $2k plus around $600 to install it, but I love it. In green mode with the valve closed, it sounds just like any other stock Clubman, just slightly more aggressive. In sport mode with the valve open...you better keep an eye out for the cops. I know it's not the answer you were looking for, but I figured I'd put my 2 cents in. I do love the exhaust... worth the money in my opinion.
 
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Old 01-13-2019, 12:44 PM
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Hey. First post here. Don't have the JCW, but I have a '17 S All4. Just recently got a Remus cat back..and...Wow.... It did cost me $2k plus around $600 to install it, but I love it. In green mode with the valve closed, it sounds just like any other stock Clubman, just slightly more aggressive. In sport mode with the valve open...you better keep an eye out for the cops. I know it's not the answer you were looking for, but I figured I'd put my 2 cents in. I do love the exhaust... worth the money in my opinion.
thanks! I was looking at that one as well. I’d be doing the labor myself so i’d at least save something their.

I was hoping that since the car already has a slightly uograded exhaust that there might be something i could do to tweak it just enough. just dropped 30k on the car a few weeks ago so trying not to have to spend to much if i could help it. Maybe in the spring...
 
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Old 01-15-2019, 07:09 AM
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thanks! I was looking at that one as well. I’d be doing the labor myself so i’d at least save something their.

I was hoping that since the car already has a slightly uograded exhaust that there might be something i could do to tweak it just enough. just dropped 30k on the car a few weeks ago so trying not to have to spend to much if i could help it. Maybe in the spring...
Maybe you can remove the central resonator... Should give some more "soul" to the exhaust
 
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Old 01-15-2019, 07:45 AM
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Just do a catless downpipe, that should get some extra noise and a little more response for not a lot of money.
 
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Old 01-15-2019, 07:54 AM
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Clubman JCW Tuning Kit exhaust sounds awesome https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-...t/11122445894/, some people like the Remus also https://www.ecstuning.com/b-remus-parts/v-mini/. Just watch with the catless stuff in certain areas as you will have to pass certain checks. I know more areas are adopting regulations.

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I don't know if the ECU tune I had put on my R58 (JCW) is available for the F series JCW cars or not but it only cost me $500 and it makes my car pop like a bad boy when I let off the gas at about 4k RPM. The guy who did it never even told me about that either. I like it. Plus the car is way faster accelerating. FWIW
 
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We just landed the F54 JCW Tuning kit and added pics.
 
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Check out the Remus F54 exhaust as it is much lighter than the JCW is has more options on flap position to run it how you like.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/remus-...bman-all4.html

We have been using the Remus on all our F car builds and they have been nothing short of fantastic as they always fit right, sound great, and look cool as you can get.
 
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Why is the Remus for the All4 half the price of the one for FWD?
 
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Why is the Remus for the All4 half the price of the one for FWD?
From my research, the regular "S"n exhaust needs a bluetooth controller to control the valves in the exhaust. On the JCW, the valves are controlled by existing vehicle systems. I'm actually having a very difficult time finding out from Remus which of the two products is right for a non-JCW Clubman S All4! No one seems to have an answer!
 
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Old 04-15-2019, 06:48 PM
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Custom stainless 2 1/2-3" kept stock down pipe (legal!) and resonator, dynoflow race bullet with 4" tips. Roars on acceleration, pops and bangs in sport mode down shifting. Clubman S ALL4 8 speed automatic; can barely hear on highway in high gears under 2000RPM. $800
 
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