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      05-02-2011, 08:24 PM   #1
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The Manifold

Just a couple teaser pics showing the differences in manifolds (N52 vs N53)

The Euro 330i has square intake ports. I like

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Interest I would have taken you for a whirlpool kinda guy.......

On another note, I thought you made an exhaust manifold. Also, whatcha doing with that there?
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I thought you made an exhaust manifold. Also, whatcha doing with that there?
no, I'm customizing stock single stage intake manifolds for all NA motors (Naturally Asperated 325i's and 328i's)
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no, I'm customizing stock single stage intake manifolds for all NA motors (Naturally Asperated 325i's and 328i's)
power move. in for more!
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Awesome, what kind of gains are you expecting?
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How are you customizing? Are you creating a higher volume version?
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Jay, it looks like the euro manifold has slightly longer runners? or is that just an optical illusion?
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Jay, it looks like the euro manifold has slightly longer runners? or is that just an optical illusion?
slightly. The 325i runners taper less so we'll have to see which one performs better when I start dynoing.

Credit BudVlad btw for sending his manifold to me.
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