There is no way to be able to get them to fit perfectly, had to buy another pipe just to get the intercooler to connect to the car. I had an issue with one of the coupler for the intercooler and he sent me a replacement right away. Speaking of turbulence, the diverter valve sound baffle has been removed, which only serves to disrupt the flow of incoming ari, slowing down the velocity and limiting power. The Plumb Back kit is designed fully recirculate excess compressed air back to the pre-turbo intake tubes. Then they added another cooler on top for additional surface area. Robster, I don't believe it worthwhile to jeopardize the integrity of the intercooler by adding a drain petcock to it.
This universal package can be outfitted to most any application utilizing our interchangeable mounting flange system. If it's too hot the engine computer will reduce power to safer levels. If it's too hot the engine computer will reduce power to safer levels. If the diverter valves fail, you lose precious boost and horsepower, rendering your upgrade worthless. Factor in greater boost levels and other modifications and the more heat soak will put you out of the running.
Fits both N54 and N55 cars. Even heat soak at low speeds is reduced, making this a worthwhile addition even for stock or mildly tuned engines. The intercooler was definitely not clogged, there is only atomized oil from the crankcase entering the turbo airstream, no hot egr gasses to cause any carbon deposits. Like the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The stock intercooler design is commendable for single runs at the stock boost levels. Extended warranties are also available for purchase; please call for details. Proper placement of heavy duty mounting tabs ensure for a good fitment.
The factory intercooler is quickly overcome with heat and that leads to a loss of boost and performance. Resists bent or dented piping. Make sure you slide the elbow inside the coupling just the right amount to allow for proper fit on the charge pipe end. It operates in a normally open condition. For more details about the Intercooler and charge pipe for your 135i or 335i click the links below. Also, a magnetic bolt pan is a great addition but not necessary. Can you elaborate a bit more on this? It took just under 3hrs and that included me having to pick up a buddy who needed a ride in the middle of the install I took a different car.
The problem I see with this is it doesn't pull the build up from the boost stream just what builds up at the bottom. The supplied cold side tube retains the factory style throttle body quick connect and retains the factory diverter valve connections. The Helix intercooler did work great once it was installed and helped me break 400whp. Plugs are provided when bungs are not being used. Removing these extra connections in the intercooler piping system improves the transition of air flowing from the intercooler to the charge pipe. Swap over the jubilee clip to the upper adapter, and tighten the included worm clamp to lock that in place. Required to fit the 7inch and with the hoses install was easy.
This is just the best all-around intercooler upgrade we have seen for the E90 335d Fits M57 cars. I would highly recommend if you are looking for a great intercooler at a very good price. Everything included with this product is high quality and feels like it will last. Since you had the intercooler out. Each connection is a tight, leak-free seal. But you will soon learn that some of the factory hardware is not up to the task of handling that extra pressure.
This provides an excellent injection port for methanol, nitrous, or to use for actual vacuum readings. Our particular interaction has extended over many months and never have I felt that I wasn't getting first-class service. With a larger core and more surface area than stock your intercooler pressure drop is reduced and cooling dramatically improved. In our eyes, the best intercooler upgrade is one that not only works but also installs with a minimum amount of fuss. Not only is the potential for boost leaks virtually eliminated, but it's completely reversible with no trace of use.
This adapter is very easy to install and un-install - no drilling, cutting, or modification is required. One of the first things to fail and cause a boost leak are the factory boost diverter valves. I Firmly believe that a solution to the oil mist coming out of the crankcase breather is the golden solution for us. Look it up, I hv written an email and plan to c if they go for the group buy on this sent them the email yesterday still no response. This product is not legal for sale or use in California on any pollution-controlled motor vehicle. On my 335d it was blowing back to the passenger side strut mounted heat shield and leaving little specks of caked oil. You have the option of adding 1 or 2 injector bungs.
Installation of this larger intercooler is an easy bolt-on without any modification or cutting necessary. I will get logs this week once the weather warms again. Can you post any pics of your Mann filter? As soon as car started, and first pull was instant an noticeable power increase, especially mid-high range. The solution is an intercooler with more capacity for cooling and the best intercooler upgrade is one that not only works but also installs with a minimum amount of fuss. Removing, disabling, or altering emissions equipment on a pollution-controlled road vehicle is illegal. Do not install the lower adapter, that goes directly into the intercooler. In this case intercooler took way longer that what the website said it was gonna take 2 extra months.