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      03-30-2012, 07:08 AM   #1
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Catch can

I know N54ers have been complaining about oil in their charge pipes etc... Is a catch can necessary on N55? If so which brand do you guys suggest?
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      03-30-2012, 10:51 AM   #2
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I know bms Is making one I had a bunch of oilin my charge pipe when I was changing it to a bms one. I even have pictures
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      03-30-2012, 11:29 AM   #3
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That is the exact reason I want to do it.. Terry just emailed me and said n55 will be out soon.
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I would be interested in this also. I should go check my charge pipe now.......
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Has anyone bought this yet??
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      04-05-2012, 01:06 PM   #6
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The BMS N55 kit isn't quite released yet. They are getting close, but it's lots of machine time for the bracket and required fittings. You guys will love the kit when released though!

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The BMS N55 kit isn't quite released yet. They are getting close, but it's lots of machine time for the bracket and required fittings. You guys will love the kit when released though!

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so I can pay for it but not receive it? http://www.burgertuning.com/BMW_335_oil_catch_can.html
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so I can pay for it but not receive it? http://www.burgertuning.com/BMW_335_oil_catch_can.html
Yes, if you'd like to pay for it and wait you're welcome to. Or you can wait for them to release it before ordering.

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Yes, if you'd like to pay for it and wait you're welcome to. Or you can wait for them to release it before ordering.

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Thanks, it would be nice if they stated that the N55 isn't ready yet
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One more piece of BMS hardware to buy haha.

I would really like to see some pics of oil in charge pipe etc
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One more piece of BMS hardware to buy haha.

I would really like to see some pics of oil in charge pipe etc
I will soon
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Wow...shit. Oil in the charge pipe? Really?
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ill upload them tonight. After i get back from work.
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Wow...shit. Oil in the charge pipe? Really?
Thats typical for any turbo'd engines due to the higher pressure in the head, the vapor has some oil and is fed back into the charge pipe through the vacuum line...
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Oh man, thank you for that information. Guess I should invest in one too!
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Ya and the higher boost levels you run from tuning, the more pressure in the head will cause more oil to go into the head and lead to more oil getting into the charge pipe. So its definitely a good investment and easy to drain every 6 months or so rather than having to clean out the charge pipe, intake manifold, etc
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