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      01-24-2013, 05:12 PM   #1
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Just made an oil pan baffle

Hi guys,

Just wanted to let you know I made a working oil pan baffle for the N54 (and possibly N55) 1/3/Z4. Look for it in the coming weeks from VAC Motorsports!

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      01-24-2013, 06:21 PM   #2
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Nice, that should help with the oil starvation some people were seeing on the track.
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Hi guys,

Just wanted to let you know I made a working oil pan baffle for the N54 (and possibly N55) 1/3/Z4. Look for it in the coming weeks from VAC Motorsports!

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Been waiting for this for a long time! Nice!
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      01-24-2013, 07:54 PM   #6
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Should be the same cost as the other oil pan baffles they already sell. We are sending them a full working unit so they can copy and make them. I run a shop, not a production facility, so this is more up their alley.
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That's great! I contacted them several times over the past year now and they said there's not enough interest.
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Great idea. I'd definitely be interested in this.

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Also interested. Very curious to see the design!
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Called VAC yesterday, they said should be available in a month, since they have everything that's required to start the manufacturing process.

Edit: And VAC also mentioned it's a priority for them before the track season starts again, which is fairly assuring.

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Called VAC yesterday, they said should be available in a month, since they have everything that's required to start the manufacturing process.
That's cool, thanks for the info. I'll definitely get one of these.

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Called VAC yesterday, they said should be available in a month, since they have everything that's required to start the manufacturing process.

Edit: And VAC also mentioned it's a priority for them before the track season starts again, which is fairly assuring.
Thanks for the update!
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yes srsly. I have to drop my pan soon.
found a stock pan in another thread.


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      03-01-2013, 01:32 PM   #19
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There's a slight delay in the production. Hopefully, it would be ready in 2-3 weeks.
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Someone should call VAC.

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