E90Post
 


TireRack
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions > NA Engine (non-turbo) / Drivetrain / Exhaust Modifications > 325i to 330i conversion successful! Dyno charts included!



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-15-2010, 08:11 PM   #67
325/528
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: pinto
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: lost soul

Posts: 221
iTrader: (5)

Is yours a stock 330 tune (260 Hp) or is it the powerchip 275 Hp tune?
325/528 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-15-2010, 09:49 PM   #68
Alexander
Mad tyte EuR0 style boooi <--- Joke
 
Alexander's Avatar
 
Drives: E30, E85, MKVI
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Deal's Gap

Posts: 2,472
iTrader: (0)

Where can I buy a 330i 3 stage??? I've been looking everywhere!
Alexander is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-16-2010, 12:11 AM   #69
e90pilot
Freight Dawg
 
e90pilot's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Oakland, CA

Posts: 2,105
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
Where can I buy a 330i 3 stage??? I've been looking everywhere!
Any BMW dealership. Or www.getbmwparts.com. Enter the part numbers at the beginning of this thread.
__________________
--Marcelo
'06 Arctic Metallic 325i | Sport Package | 6MT | Dinan Stage III suspension | Dinan exhaust | 330i manifold swap! Click here! | Active Autowerke tune | 135i Brake Calipers | Deiselboost caliper brackets | E46 M3 front rotors
e90pilot is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-16-2010, 12:34 AM   #70
e90pilot
Freight Dawg
 
e90pilot's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Oakland, CA

Posts: 2,105
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mjfloyd1 View Post
Is yours a stock 330 tune (260 Hp) or is it the powerchip 275 Hp tune?
It's the performance tune. But they just estimate HP gains, I don't think they dyno tune all their stuff.
__________________
--Marcelo
'06 Arctic Metallic 325i | Sport Package | 6MT | Dinan Stage III suspension | Dinan exhaust | 330i manifold swap! Click here! | Active Autowerke tune | 135i Brake Calipers | Deiselboost caliper brackets | E46 M3 front rotors
e90pilot is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-18-2010, 07:47 PM   #71
Cake
New Member
 
Drives: AW E92
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Prague

Posts: 6
iTrader: (0)

Just a quick question - is the Powerchip tune you use somehow specific beacuse of the conversion or is it safe to assume that any 330i tune (from G-Power for example) will do the job?
Cake is offline   Czech_Republic
0
Reply With Quote
      04-18-2010, 08:37 PM   #72
e90pilot
Freight Dawg
 
e90pilot's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Oakland, CA

Posts: 2,105
iTrader: (3)

It should work with any tune. Just tell them exactly what your situation is. It should not be a problem.
__________________
--Marcelo
'06 Arctic Metallic 325i | Sport Package | 6MT | Dinan Stage III suspension | Dinan exhaust | 330i manifold swap! Click here! | Active Autowerke tune | 135i Brake Calipers | Deiselboost caliper brackets | E46 M3 front rotors
e90pilot is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-19-2010, 01:10 AM   #73
Ovalcram
Lieutenant
 
Ovalcram's Avatar
 
Drives: E92
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Austin

Posts: 548
iTrader: (0)

Nice!
Ovalcram is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-19-2010, 03:23 PM   #74
BlackBimmer1991
Lieutenant
 
BlackBimmer1991's Avatar
 
Drives: Black E90 328xi
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: PA

Posts: 500
iTrader: (1)

try it out
BlackBimmer1991 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-19-2010, 03:24 PM   #75
dt_328xi
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2007 Jet Black 328xi
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Manchester NH

Posts: 177
iTrader: (12)

Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackBimmer1991 View Post
try it out
+1000 Would love to see this as well!
dt_328xi is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-19-2010, 04:33 PM   #76
IancoleTX
Dillo boxers
 
IancoleTX's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: USA

Posts: 3,041
iTrader: (13)

What would this do for a 328i? I would guess the bulk of the performance difference comes from DI, but this has to be good for a little bit..
__________________
2011 135i 6MT - Alpine White / Savannah Beige
IancoleTX is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-19-2010, 05:28 PM   #77
jabwind51
Private First Class
 
Drives: 1
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: NJ

Posts: 180
iTrader: (0)

Marcelo,

Forgot to ask how that MPG increase is doing. Still much better with the new intake manifold?
jabwind51 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-19-2010, 07:22 PM   #78
e90pilot
Freight Dawg
 
e90pilot's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Oakland, CA

Posts: 2,105
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by jabwind51 View Post
Marcelo,

Forgot to ask how that MPG increase is doing. Still much better with the new intake manifold?
The onboard computer shows about 1-2mpg increase.
__________________
--Marcelo
'06 Arctic Metallic 325i | Sport Package | 6MT | Dinan Stage III suspension | Dinan exhaust | 330i manifold swap! Click here! | Active Autowerke tune | 135i Brake Calipers | Deiselboost caliper brackets | E46 M3 front rotors

Last edited by e90pilot; 04-19-2010 at 11:38 PM.
e90pilot is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-19-2010, 08:53 PM   #79
issabmw
cool beans
 
Drives: E30|E90|Godzilla
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Sunshine State

Posts: 1,364
iTrader: (2)

Nice
issabmw is offline   Lebanon
0
Reply With Quote
      04-19-2010, 08:55 PM   #80
issabmw
cool beans
 
Drives: E30|E90|Godzilla
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Sunshine State

Posts: 1,364
iTrader: (2)

Will do this mod on the 25i soon and compare it via dyno to the 30xi, both steptrnc
issabmw is offline   Lebanon
0
Reply With Quote
      04-19-2010, 10:11 PM   #81
jabwind51
Private First Class
 
Drives: 1
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: NJ

Posts: 180
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by issabmw View Post
Will do this mod on the 25i soon and compare it via dyno to the 30xi, both steptrnc
That should be a great comparison!
jabwind51 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-20-2010, 12:34 AM   #82
blackbeast06
adrenergic stimulation
 
blackbeast06's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 E92 335i
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Akron

Posts: 314
iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2006 325i  [0.00]
searching for a 330 intake manifold as I write. any word on group pricing for the software?
__________________
07 335i. Montego Blue/Saddle Brown. 6 MT.

[IMG]
bm insta by senntera, on Flickr[/IMG]
blackbeast06 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-20-2010, 12:59 AM   #83
sandman0615
obsessed....
 
sandman0615's Avatar
 
Drives: e90 325xi 6sp
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: ffld, ct

Posts: 523
iTrader: (2)

so let me get this straight: the manifold is a direct swap for 325? and should pick up about 8hp without the software and around 30hp with the 330 software?

also i wonder how the 325 stock ecu with bms pbx would hold up. i know its supposed to make your air fuel ratio a bit richer (like 330 software), could compliment the manifold really well
sandman0615 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-20-2010, 01:06 AM   #84
sandman0615
obsessed....
 
sandman0615's Avatar
 
Drives: e90 325xi 6sp
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: ffld, ct

Posts: 523
iTrader: (2)

btw this is exciting stuff
sandman0615 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-20-2010, 02:38 AM   #85
Wlew
Major
 
Wlew's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 330i
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Charlotte, NC

Posts: 1,046
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sandman0615 View Post
so let me get this straight: the manifold is a direct swap for 325? and should pick up about 8hp without the software and around 30hp with the 330 software?

also i wonder how the 325 stock ecu with bms pbx would hold up. i know its supposed to make your air fuel ratio a bit richer (like 330 software), could compliment the manifold really well
if you stay stock 325 the powerbox will give you about 8 hp and 8 tq. give or take. the main thing you will notice is the increased throttle response. which, believe me, is completely worth it. plus the added hp and tq aint bad either
__________________
2006 330i |premium package | Sports package | BMS Power Box | AA Tune | K&N Drop in | Charcoal Delete | Mforce Design Air Scoops | MMW CS Exhaust w/ second cat delete | Resonator Delete | Eibach Pro-kit | Koni Yellows | Mtec fogs | Mtec v2 Angel eyes | M3 Tri-stitched steering wheel | BMW Strut Bar | 19" Avant Garde M310's | Cooper Zeon 2xs | OEM Blacklines | WTB: Dinan High Flow Throttle Body
Wlew is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-20-2010, 07:37 AM   #86
Psychorugby
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2008 Monaco Blue/Saddle X5
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Tampa, FL

Posts: 188
iTrader: (1)

Send a message via AIM to Psychorugby
Quote:
Originally Posted by sandman0615 View Post
so let me get this straight: the manifold is a direct swap for 325? and should pick up about 8hp without the software and around 30hp with the 330 software?

also i wonder how the 325 stock ecu with bms pbx would hold up. i know its supposed to make your air fuel ratio a bit richer (like 330 software), could compliment the manifold really well
I'm a little confused as well. Can the intake be done without the software? Or does this all need to be done in conjunction? It might be easier to do this in stages (or at least easier to get spousal approval).
Psychorugby is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-20-2010, 08:21 AM   #87
IancoleTX
Dillo boxers
 
IancoleTX's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: USA

Posts: 3,041
iTrader: (13)

bump for getting my question answered: what would this do for a 328i?
__________________
2011 135i 6MT - Alpine White / Savannah Beige
IancoleTX is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-20-2010, 10:37 AM   #88
issabmw
cool beans
 
Drives: E30|E90|Godzilla
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Sunshine State

Posts: 1,364
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by blackbeast06 View Post
searching for a 330 intake manifold as I write. any word on group pricing for the software?
many people are Interested, maybe we could get a group buy on this

+1 on the 328, if it works for the 3 shouldn't it work for the 1 as well?

Would love to turn my 1er into a 130i pocket rocket
issabmw is offline   Lebanon
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
330i coversion, active autowerke, manifold swap, n52, tune

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 10:58 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