Engine Noises - not just for Evs

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Post by woody » Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 15:30

Was it common knowledge that "sports" car makers are "enhancing" the engine noise inside the cabin. BMW, VW, Ford US, Porsche + Lexus are mentioned - the Lexus one has a volume knob!

The Porsche one seems the most legitimate (the induction pipe is connected to a diaphragm to the car interior when sports mode is activated).

I have a soundracer which works quite well in many cars.

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Post by woody » Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 15:34

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Post by evric » Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 15:42

I have a SoundRacer EV system in my conversion which has the sound on the outside of the car.
See my video (english speaking) here:
http://youtu.be/9BZUviSQYaQ

and available from here:
http://eveess.com/
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Post by reecho » Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 17:50

Rough idea of cost Eric??

I could see one of those in my I-Miev for a rather big pisstake.... :-)

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Post by evric » Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 18:22

Hi Richard,

I got mine ages ago at around $US150 including postage from Sweden.
Mine is the basic model without the amp - so I added a separate amp and placed a weatherproof speaker under the car - where the exhaust box used to be!

You can put your own sounds into the unit, they supply software to do this.

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Post by reecho » Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 18:38

Thanks,

I see that none of the aussie dealers list it.


i have contacted them for more info...

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Post by Simon » Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 21:28

Image Image Reminds me of a cold air intake mod i did on my Lada Niva. Measured various spots to locate a higher pressure zone for the intake with a manometer. Settled on plumbing it into the cabin air intake duct at the base of the windshield! Hehe that made it sound grunty in the car! Not very safe though when it occasionally backfired starting the ICE and filling the cabin with smoke and unburnt fuel! Image Image

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Post by reecho » Sat, 24 Jan 2015, 17:38

Pricing for Soundracer EV....

Product
Price
EVSMA-1
$239,00
Connector and wire set for EVSMA-1
$20,00
Connector and terminal set for EVSMA-1
$4,00
Hall effect sensor with 4 magnets              
$39,00
EVSP31 Speaker square, 3", 25W
$98,00
EVSP30 Speaker round, 3", 25W
$57,00

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