E90Post
 


 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions > N54 Turbo Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust Modifications - 335i > Oil cooler question



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-30-2012, 09:56 AM   #1
will.c
Lieutenant
 
will.c's Avatar
 
Drives: E46M
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Central Jersey

Posts: 580
iTrader: (5)

Oil cooler question

Is there anything out there that replaces the stock OC core with a bigger unit while retaining most of stock plumbing for OEM look from engine bay?
will.c is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      03-30-2012, 11:05 AM   #2
mave198
Lieutenant
 
mave198's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Brooklyn NYC

Posts: 445
iTrader: (2)

IIRC the connections on the OEM oil cooler are a special design by BMW, so simply putting in another core won't work.

I looked into that, but you have to get adapters to connect to the new core to the existing plumbing, or buy new oil lines, plus there will be some fab work to do also.

You're better off waiting until Black Friday and get a ER Sport oil cooler for less than $600. I think thats the best solution out there if you simply want to upgrade to a stock part to a more efficient solution and don't plan on hammering the car at the track regularly.
mave198 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      03-30-2012, 11:26 AM   #3
will.c
Lieutenant
 
will.c's Avatar
 
Drives: E46M
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Central Jersey

Posts: 580
iTrader: (5)

I see. Lol ER really does Black Fri sale?? And that's a pretty decent bargain too. Nov is sooo far away though...

Hey thanks for your reply!
will.c is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      03-30-2012, 11:50 AM   #4
mave198
Lieutenant
 
mave198's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Brooklyn NYC

Posts: 445
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by wonho View Post
I see. Lol ER really does Black Fri sale?? And that's a pretty decent bargain too. Nov is sooo far away though...

Hey thanks for your reply!
Actually I think N54Tuning had the black friday sale this past November, so I'm hoping it'll be available again this year.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...ighlight=sport

Hey PM them and see if they can give that price to you now, won't hurt to try.

Good luck
mave198 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      03-30-2012, 01:10 PM   #5
will.c
Lieutenant
 
will.c's Avatar
 
Drives: E46M
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Central Jersey

Posts: 580
iTrader: (5)

Great! Thanks for the link! I will do
will.c is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      03-30-2012, 04:27 PM   #6
roundel335
Brigadier General
 
roundel335's Avatar
 
Drives: 13 335i Sedan, 11 128i Cabrio
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Leland, NC

Posts: 3,532
iTrader: (2)

Garage List
I got my ER sport oil cooler at a Black Friday price - you might just contact them and see what kind of deal they'll give you. It has adapters for its hoses that screw into the OEM fittings and aside from the fact that they're black nylon braided hoses, it looks "factory".
__________________

2013 F30 335i M-Sport 8AT/MPE/MPPK, 2011 128i M-sport Cabrio 6MT/PE
roundel335 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      03-30-2012, 04:39 PM   #7
mave198
Lieutenant
 
mave198's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Brooklyn NYC

Posts: 445
iTrader: (2)

^ What do ur oil temps look like since install?
mave198 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      03-30-2012, 05:56 PM   #8
Zebra99
Colonel
 
Zebra99's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 335is E93
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Ontario

Posts: 2,270
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
Don't they have an intro. deal for their for dual-sport oil coolers? You can run em in the fog light locations.
Zebra99 is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      03-30-2012, 06:10 PM   #9
Jeff@TopGearSolutions
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Jeff@TopGearSolutions's Avatar
 
Drives: C6 Z06, GSXR-750, 09 335i
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: TopGearSolutions.com

Posts: 17,539
iTrader: (32)

Send a message via AIM to Jeff@TopGearSolutions
If you need any help on the oil coolers we are PM away and have special pricing.
Jeff@TopGearSolutions is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      03-30-2012, 06:24 PM   #10
BuraQ
Brigadier General
 
BuraQ's Avatar
 
Drives: 11" E92 335is
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Florida

Posts: 3,030
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW 335is  [3.03]
You also have the Dinan Oil Cooler "system" that replaced not only the Oil Cooler that is two times the size of the stock, it replaced also the stock oil hoses with bigger oil hoses that are braided, a replacement air duct, and ventilation air flangs help to direct the air flow and to protect from stone flings from the wheels that can damage the oil cooler fins



It only cost $1600 . If your not planning on keeping the car then seek a cheaper solution
BuraQ is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      05-30-2012, 08:14 PM   #11
benzy89
Banned
 
Drives: '08 E90 335i
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Northern NJ

Posts: 2,396
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
2008 BMW 335i  [3.75]
It's possible to custom fabricate an upgraded oil cooler kit. Buy a Setrab oil cooler core & the connection lines. Turner Motorsport sells a kit (~$900), but you could probably just buy the mount directly from them. Here is the description from the webpage for the product:

Quote:
  • Retains factory oil cooler
  • Easy installation
  • No hacking or cutting of brake ducts
And here's proof the idea works:

Quote:
Originally Posted by BrianMN View Post
I made this for rougly $650. I previously had the AR Design oil cooler (for sale if you're interested) but that didn't do much for tracking.

This is the only solution I've found to actually do something for track driving.

-Bought oil coolers and lines directly from Setrab (625 series)
-Bought oil cooler housing adapter from Turner Motorsports
-Got Border Collie from bcrmn.org


oil cooler 2 by MDM Enterprises, on Flickr

(Don't worry about the extra long bolt that sticks down from the bracket- that is one of the splitter supports. )

oil coolers 3 by MDM Enterprises, on Flickr


oil coolers 4 by MDM Enterprises, on Flickr
benzy89 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      05-11-2014, 08:17 AM   #12
Pr335bob
Captain
 
Drives: Black on black e92
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Puerto Rico USA

Posts: 752
iTrader: (0)

I would really like to know where he supported that bracket from
Pr335bob is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-11-2014, 10:27 AM   #13
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,487
iTrader: (11)

Yep...custom lines and 180 degree thermostat are the way to go.
Attached Images
  
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, VFF700 6266 ST, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, HPF Gen 2 exhaust DEFIV kit, KW clubsport, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-11-2014, 10:29 AM   #14
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,487
iTrader: (11)

I will have to modify the setrab core since I am icing the stett bracket that goes underneath crash bumper. With this being under crash bumper it caused fitment issue with my 1M bumper because it pushed crash bumper out 1/8" - 1/4"
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, VFF700 6266 ST, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, HPF Gen 2 exhaust DEFIV kit, KW clubsport, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-11-2014, 10:41 AM   #15
MDORPHN
Colonel
 
Drives: AW 1M
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Wash, DC

Posts: 2,507
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
Yep...custom lines and 180 degree thermostat are the way to go.
I using the new 212 degree version of the same Improved Racing thermostat. It's a quality piece.

Neil
MDORPHN is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-11-2014, 10:43 AM   #16
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,487
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MDORPHN View Post
I using the new 212 degree version of the same Improved Racing thermostat. It's a quality piece.

Neil
I love it....great piece
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, VFF700 6266 ST, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, HPF Gen 2 exhaust DEFIV kit, KW clubsport, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
oem, oil cooler

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:17 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST