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anyone have the same issue... i know the 330's are suppose to have a sporty low sound to it and i enjoy that but the sound gets really loud and harsh from 150km/h to 180km/h... weired thing is once pass 180 it returns to its normal nice low tone again???..is this normal???
 

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dude.. there's no doubt the car will get loud if u do 115mph..
 

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true but the weired thing is once past 180km it returns to normal again???? if it get louder and louder then i understand but just in that range between 150 and 180 .??/ does that sound right ??
 

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true but the weired thing is once past 180km it returns to normal again???? if it get louder and louder then i understand but just in that range between 150 and 180 .??/ does that sound right ??
Maybe from 150 to 180 km/h the engine rpm happens to be near redline (I'd guess 4th gear) and it upshifts at 180 (to 5th gear) so the rpm and engine note drops back a bit.
 

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i am sure the rpm wasnt high when i hit 150 and i think i am already in 5th gear

so does this happen to anyone else??? i knwo 325's are really quiet inside and u cant heard a thing so 330 owners...is it just my car or is this normal
 

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I dont usually get that fast on public roads, but i remeber that the car drops off in sound quite a bit aroudn 110 to 115 mph becuae thats when 4th gear ends and I shifted to 5th ( I don't know exactly how fast I was goign when I shifted, there were more important things to watch)
 

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I notice the motor sound of my 330 is a lot louder than my 325 motor. The exhaust plays a part as well, but just the sound of the motor is noticably loud. I LOVE IT!!!!

Sometimes I drive with the radio of just to hear my 3.0 rev up!
 
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