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WANTED: Engine Noise Simulator

Discussion in 'Model S' started by NerdUno, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. NerdUno

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  2. dhrivnak

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    Absolutely no desire. For me stealth wins out every time.
     
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  3. artsci

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    Surely you this is a joke, right? You want sounds that represent all of poisons that ICEs put into the air?
     
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  4. TexLaw

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    The only nose I want to add would be a horn that played the opening riff of either "La Cucaracha" or "Sir Duke."
     
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  5. freeewilly

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    All I hear is noise, get annoyed after 10 seconds of the video.
     
  6. derekmw

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    This has got to be a joke right? ICE car or not, why would anyone want to 'amplify' or 'fake' the sound that's not there? if you want sound on an ICE, get an electronic bypass. If you want sound on an electric, sell it and get an ICE.
     
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  7. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight Fluxing

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    Is that a Model S behind it at the 19-20 minute mark?

    Also, I already have an E39 M5... Why in the world would I want my ELECTRIC car to sound like that???
     
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    Find this guy and pay him to ride along in the passenger seat
     
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  9. Patrick W

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    Say it isn't so. (But say it quietly, like my S). :)
     
  10. McRat

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    You could try baseball cards in the spokes of the wheels.
     
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  11. Patrick W

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    Now that's my belly laugh for the day. Thanks for posting. :)
     
  12. Ohm it

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    Nice....
    I guess only true car guys get it...
    must be able to appreciate both. When I drive my off-road car I refuse to pipe music thru the headsets because I like to hear the exhaust and can detect minor changes in the exhaust note if something is going south...
     
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  13. hmmm

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    Trade in the Tesla, get a bimmer and slap a Tesla sticker on the steering wheel. Don't forget to remove all storage pockets and cupholders for increased accuracy as well.
     
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    I hope this is a joke...

    If not then do yourself a favor, sell your Tesla and go buy what you clearly really want... It's that simple...

    Jeff
     
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  15. jcaspar

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    Pretty sad that BMW has to play recordings to make the cars sound good. Never needed that with my Dodge Viper. It sounded good from 2 blocks away!
     
  16. DHG.

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    I wouldn't necessarily agree with the OP for his reasons but I have thought of this for my 8 month old son who likes napping in the car. We've all grown up sleeping in ICE cars on road trips with our parents and that white noise of the engine is soothing. I am wondering how my son will sleep in the new car once it gets delivered.
     
  17. derekmw

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    Oh I totally get the whole infatuation with engine sound....but only when it's actually real. There is nothing about fake engine noise played in the cabin that would make me feel good. I've owned a lot of cars with amazing engine/exhaust sounds and I enjoyed it because it was actually the real sound made by the engine.

    To me, playing fake engine sound is just as bad as those fake blow off valve noise generators (makes the sound through a speaker in engine bay when you close the throttle).
     
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  18. TexLaw

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    I'm in the same camp as @derekmw. I get it. Simulated engine noise is fake engine noise, and what "true car guy" gets off on faked noise? You want to play someone else's engine noise in your car and get off on it? That's sort of a "left-handed feels like someone else" situation.

    A laugh track doesn't make a joke funny.
     
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  19. raincityjerry

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    It's a joke folks. I copied (off the internet) a sound track of a Model A Ford onto a USB stick and play it when some yokel asks me to start up the Tesla so he can hear it. It never fails to get a laugh....as I drive silently away.
     
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    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    Happy to oblige for anyone who hasn't yet found the perfect sounds:
     
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