E90Post
 


TNT Racewerks
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions > N54 Turbo Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust Modifications - 335i > New painted engine cover



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-19-2013, 10:43 PM   #23
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,219
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bmw135er View Post
Is it just me or is the last thing that engine bay needs is more stuff? Looks cluttered and sloppy IMHO, but to each their own.
How is its cluttered if we are not adding anything to it? If anything I have taken away more than most? Cowl, cabin filter, stock air box ect.
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, 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, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, 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
      06-19-2013, 10:44 PM   #24
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,219
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Continue5 View Post


that is unique....awesome!
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, 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, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, 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
      06-19-2013, 11:12 PM   #25
VNeBLOB42
Lieutenant Colonel
 
VNeBLOB42's Avatar
 
Drives: 14' GMC Terrain SLT-2
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Folsom, Ca

Posts: 1,679
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
007 335i E92  [3.83]
Send a message via Skype™ to VNeBLOB42
Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
You run without a cowl to...only way to go!
Not sure what you mean by this? Advantages? an honest question.
__________________

SOLD:: PTF Pro eTune by Dzenno / COBB S1+ E50
Alpina B3 Flash / ETS FMIC / ER CP / CPE DCI
VNeBLOB42 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 11:18 PM   #26
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,219
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by VNeBLOB42 View Post
Not sure what you mean by this? Advantages? an honest question.
the cowl and cabin filter removed allows better ventilation and done like it for the sound also.
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, 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, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, 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
      06-19-2013, 11:20 PM   #27
VNeBLOB42
Lieutenant Colonel
 
VNeBLOB42's Avatar
 
Drives: 14' GMC Terrain SLT-2
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Folsom, Ca

Posts: 1,679
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
007 335i E92  [3.83]
Send a message via Skype™ to VNeBLOB42
Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
the cowl and cabin filter removed allows better ventilation and done like it for the sound also.
hmm, i'll give it a shot one day.
__________________

SOLD:: PTF Pro eTune by Dzenno / COBB S1+ E50
Alpina B3 Flash / ETS FMIC / ER CP / CPE DCI
VNeBLOB42 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 11:25 PM   #28
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,219
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by VNeBLOB42 View Post
hmm, i'll give it a shot one day.
I don't run without a cowl when it rains and you have to keep up on engine bay cleaning...it gets a bit dirty.
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, 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, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, 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
      06-19-2013, 11:33 PM   #29
VNeBLOB42
Lieutenant Colonel
 
VNeBLOB42's Avatar
 
Drives: 14' GMC Terrain SLT-2
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Folsom, Ca

Posts: 1,679
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
007 335i E92  [3.83]
Send a message via Skype™ to VNeBLOB42
Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
I don't run without a cowl when it rains and you have to keep up on engine bay cleaning...it gets a bit dirty.
yes of course.. thanks.
__________________

SOLD:: PTF Pro eTune by Dzenno / COBB S1+ E50
Alpina B3 Flash / ETS FMIC / ER CP / CPE DCI
VNeBLOB42 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 11:48 PM   #30
Manny_World
Colonel
 
Manny_World's Avatar
 
Drives: e92 335i, e34 525i & e60 530i
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: N Las Vegas

Posts: 2,284
iTrader: (12)

Garage List
2007 BMW 335i  [4.00]
2007 BMW 530i  [4.33]
1994 BMW 525i  [0.00]
I like where this thread is going
__________________
Cobb|ER FMIC & CP|MS DP & Stud Kit|aFe DCI|Spec Stage 2+| Recaro Profi XL| Bilstein PSS9|HRE 840r|CF GTR Vented Hood|OSS Design|Walbro 255|BMW Perf. Spoiler|Muteki Anodized Blue Lugs|HID Fog Conv.|Cusco Strut Bar|StopTech Power Slot Rotors, Street Pads & SS Brake Lines|Michelin PSS|Muffler Delete|RB PVC Valve|BMW SSK
Manny_World is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 11:57 PM   #31
TTurbo335
Second Lieutenant
 
TTurbo335's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW 335i
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: So Cal

Posts: 204
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
looks fantastic! You run without a cowl to...only way to go! It's that a M-sport bumper?
Yup I run without the cowl and the cabin filter didn't make it back on either.. FTW haha. easier when working on the car and looks cleaner Yea thats the M-sport bumper. Lovin it!
TTurbo335 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 12:11 AM   #32
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,219
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marz11 View Post
Yup I run without the cowl and the cabin filter didn't make it back on either.. FTW haha. easier when working on the car and looks cleaner Yea thats the M-sport bumper. Lovin it!
Fires that bumper hang lower than say a OEM Pre-LCI bumper? I am doing the LCI conversion and need to know lol!

I am also painting the intake manifold also.
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, 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, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, 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
      06-20-2013, 12:19 AM   #33
Wedge1967
Banned
 
Drives: '07 e92 AT Sport Montego Blue
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Portland, OR

Posts: 2,173
iTrader: (3)

Looks really nice Rob. Makes me want to go pull my car down and start painting. ? did you paint the calipers yet?
Wedge1967 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 12:29 AM   #34
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,219
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wedge1967 View Post
Looks really nice Rob. Makes me want to go pull my car down and start painting. ? did you paint the calipers yet?
Waiting on you!
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, 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, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, 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
      06-20-2013, 07:05 AM   #35
Wedge1967
Banned
 
Drives: '07 e92 AT Sport Montego Blue
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Portland, OR

Posts: 2,173
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
Waiting on you!
Wedge1967 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 09:31 AM   #36
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
 
sammy_0559's Avatar
 
Drives: e93 2008 Montego Metallic 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

Posts: 1,944
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
This is that cover on my car






and this was the thread of the making.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=712528
sammy_0559 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 10:12 AM   #37
Autobahn335i
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Autobahn335i's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Luxembourg

Posts: 1,589
iTrader: (5)

Looks great!!
__________________
Performance Seats, Exhaust, Splitters, Pedals, Steering Wheel / RB Turbos / M3 CF Roof / Brembo GT BBK 355/345 / Rollcage / Forge FMIC / Quaife LSD / Íhlins Road & Track / M3 Suspension Parts / Powerflex Bushings / Vorshlag Camberplates / Megan Racing Toe Links / LeatherZ Gauges / Extended M3 DCT Paddles / ER Sports OC / AR OC / Aux Radiator / AR DPs / Alpina TCU / COBB Pro-Tune
Autobahn335i is offline   Luxembourg
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 10:42 AM   #38
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,219
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sammy_0559 View Post
This is that cover on my car






and this was the thread of the making.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=712528
you did a damn geat job on it!
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, 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, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, 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
      06-20-2013, 11:03 AM   #39
cn555ic
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
cn555ic's Avatar
 
Drives: 917-939-4980
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: New York

Posts: 18,266
iTrader: (5)

Send a message via Yahoo to cn555ic
I think it looks awesome Rob!...I am glad others finally showing some bling to their engine bays.. I did mine about 4 years ago when E9x were fairly new. Rob its a perfect accent to your engine bay and theme..
__________________

Coding E and F New York 917-939-4980
cn555ic is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 11:08 AM   #40
ken1137
Brigadier General
 
ken1137's Avatar
 
Drives: a slow 2009 e90 335i
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Chicago

Posts: 3,696
iTrader: (7)

Garage List
2009 e90 335i  [3.20]
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammy_0559 View Post
This is that cover on my car






and this was the thread of the making.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=712528
Very nice ! Im gonna have to paint mine now
__________________

BMWCCA member
ken1137 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 12:02 PM   #41
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,219
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by cn555ic View Post
I think it looks awesome Rob!...I am glad others finally showing some bling to their engine bays.. I did mine about 4 years ago when E9x were fairly new. Rob its a perfect accent to your engine bay and theme..
thanks man! Hey, I need need your expertise in choosing again...bought my wife a X5...she wants her mirrors to fold in ECT. They may already, haven't picked it up yet lol!
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, 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, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, 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
      06-20-2013, 09:54 PM   #42
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,219
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wedge1967 View Post
Sounds like a plan....I want to paint then something different!
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, 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, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, 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
      06-20-2013, 10:31 PM   #43
Wedge1967
Banned
 
Drives: '07 e92 AT Sport Montego Blue
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Portland, OR

Posts: 2,173
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
Sounds like a plan....I want to paint then something different!
Can pull them apart and powder coat them. Thought about buying an old electric oven for my garage so I can drop parts in and let bake for 20 min at 400. Much better than painting them.
Wedge1967 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2013, 11:06 PM   #44
Jim9
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: 335i Alpine
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Minnesota

Posts: 35
iTrader: (0)

Looks real nice, I'd like to paint mine but will let the shop do it once I have my conversion Rdy to paint.
Jim9 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

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 12:54 PM.




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