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      05-19-2007, 02:31 PM   #1
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Took a peek under the skirt

I was out playing around with the 335 and decided to pull the engine cover for a quick peek. It's damn ugly under there! Needless to say it was quickly reinstalled.

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      05-19-2007, 02:54 PM   #2
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Those silver rods going across the top are the high pressure fuel lines......sweet. I luv that engine
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      05-19-2007, 03:31 PM   #4
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Those silver rods going across the top are the high pressure fuel lines......sweet. I luv that engine
yea those are nice if you know what your looking at


but yours looks better than mine!!! mine has a big metal casing on it
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      05-19-2007, 03:39 PM   #5
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yea those are nice if you know what your looking at


but yours looks better than mine!!! mine has a big metal casing on it
He took it off...
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      05-19-2007, 03:52 PM   #6
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I don't recall the N52 engine having so many wires under it. Maybe it's because of DI?
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      05-19-2007, 03:59 PM   #7
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N52 for comparason

Thanks to the member that posted these many moons ago
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      05-19-2007, 04:01 PM   #8
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yea that metal thing is on my n54... he took that off too?
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      05-19-2007, 04:06 PM   #9
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Looks like Terry uninstalled something.
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yea that metal thing is on my n54... he took that off too?
What metal thing ?
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my car has metal like the n52
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      05-19-2007, 04:37 PM   #12
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Looks like Terry uninstalled something.
Yep, going to do a little r&d of my own.
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my car has metal like the n52
You mean the cylinder head cover ?

On a 335i ???
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      05-19-2007, 04:58 PM   #14
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guess so, all i all i know is mine looks like the one you posted not the original

actually come to think of it maybe i didnt actually take it off and im thinking of seeing someone elses pic lol
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guess so, all i all i know is mine looks like the one you posted not the original

actually come to think of it maybe i didnt actually take it off and im thinking of seeing someone elses pic lol
Must be

All 335i have the black plastic cover like the first pics
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Frankenstein was ugly too but he sure was strong.
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Guys they are different engines. Note the intake runners on the one with the metal cover. Also the little cylender which is the Valvetronic control unit on the non turbo.

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Guys they are different engines. Note the intake runners on the one with the metal cover. Also the little cylender which is the Valvetronic control unit on the non turbo.

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Yes, as said in the threads, the one is a N54, the other is a N52 for comparason
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      05-20-2007, 07:19 AM   #19
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I'd vote for, that all the current e9# 3 series engine bays and engines as amongst the most ugliest looking and untidy in layout of most manufacturers out there !!
But one forgets about appearance under a closed hood almost immediately once you squeeze the "GO" pedal.
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I want a 335 engine on my E90 330I too.
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I'd vote for, that all the current e9# 3 series engine bays and engines as amongst the most ugliest looking and untidy in layout of most manufacturers out there !!

Id say they look great
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with the cover they look beautiful... with out they look tiny as hell
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