E90Post
 


Lux Angel Eyes
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions > N54 Turbo Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust Modifications - 335i > New HPF N54 Intake Manifold Pics for the 135i/335i/535i



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-15-2013, 07:55 AM   #67
4doorbmwpower
Captain
4doorbmwpower's Avatar
United_States
12
Rep
698
Posts

 
Drives: Montego Blue E90 335i
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: North Carolina

iTrader: (1)

Send a message via Skype™ to 4doorbmwpower
wonder if they will be available in polished aluminum as well as black and other colors.
Appreciate 0
      02-15-2013, 09:30 AM   #68
._.
Colonel
._.'s Avatar
33
Rep
2,358
Posts

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Miami

iTrader: (15)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 4doorbmwpower View Post
wonder if they will be available in polished aluminum as well as black and other colors.
or available at all.
Appreciate 0
      02-15-2013, 12:21 PM   #69
HPF Chris
Lieutenant
59
Rep
500
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 330i & 530i
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Portland, OR

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 4doorbmwpower View Post
wonder if they will be available in polished aluminum as well as black and other colors.
Yes, we will be offering the polished and wrinkle black options. We can color match them just like we do with our other intake manifolds.

Chris.
Appreciate 0
      02-15-2013, 01:34 PM   #70
Rotary Rasp
Lieutenant Colonel
Rotary Rasp's Avatar
39
Rep
1,631
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E92 335i 6MT
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: SoCal - Torrance

iTrader: (6)

Quote:
Originally Posted by HPF Chris View Post
Yes, we will be offering the polished and wrinkle black options. We can color match them just like we do with our other intake manifolds.

Chris.
What is the price?
__________________
Appreciate 0
      02-15-2013, 02:19 PM   #71
HPF Chris
Lieutenant
59
Rep
500
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 330i & 530i
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Portland, OR

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rotary Rasp View Post
What is the price?
They will be $1295 for wrinkle black and $1395 for polished.

It's taking so long because the company making the tooling for us has had to adjust our model a few times. Each time they make an adjustment we have to confirm fitment in house. The adjustments are done to the tool so that the aluminum pour and thickness will be perfect and so the part can be machined the way we want it afterwards. There is a lot of machining done to this piece and it will be hot, but we are definitely taking our time with this one so it will be perfect. I think the pricing is right and these will be flying out the door. The cool thing is you can simply bolt it up and run it without making any other changes. Then when you get a secondary set of injectors you simply unscrew the injector hole plugs and install the injectors. This will be perfect for those that want to simply allow the factory computer and direct injection to control the car most of the time and have the secondary set of injectors come on when the fuel demands exceed the direct injection capabilities similar to the Underground Racing Lambos. It can also be used with a full standalone for those that want to not use the direct injection at all.

Chris.
Appreciate 0
      02-15-2013, 03:34 PM   #72
Quebequer
Private First Class
Canada
1
Rep
140
Posts

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Quebec, Canada

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by HPF Chris View Post
They will be $1295 for wrinkle black and $1395 for polished.

It's taking so long because the company making the tooling for us has had to adjust our model a few times. Each time they make an adjustment we have to confirm fitment in house. The adjustments are done to the tool so that the aluminum pour and thickness will be perfect and so the part can be machined the way we want it afterwards. There is a lot of machining done to this piece and it will be hot, but we are definitely taking our time with this one so it will be perfect. I think the pricing is right and these will be flying out the door. The cool thing is you can simply bolt it up and run it without making any other changes. Then when you get a secondary set of injectors you simply unscrew the injector hole plugs and install the injectors. This will be perfect for those that want to simply allow the factory computer and direct injection to control the car most of the time and have the secondary set of injectors come on when the fuel demands exceed the direct injection capabilities similar to the Underground Racing Lambos. It can also be used with a full standalone for those that want to not use the direct injection at all.

Chris.
When will it be available?
__________________
2008 BMW 335xi MT e90
JB4 G5, WW meth kit, turbonetics intercooler, DCI, UR catted dp's, UR catback, koni yellow + H&R springs, Rieger front bumper, Avant Garde 19" wheels
Appreciate 0
      02-15-2013, 03:42 PM   #73
HPF Chris
Lieutenant
59
Rep
500
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 330i & 530i
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Portland, OR

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Quebequer View Post
When will it be available?
It is about three months out now. I will post up pics of the first article when we get it in.

Chris.
Appreciate 0
      02-16-2013, 09:03 AM   #74
Quebequer
Private First Class
Canada
1
Rep
140
Posts

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Quebec, Canada

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by HPF Chris View Post
It is about three months out now. I will post up pics of the first article when we get it in.

Chris.
OK thanks.
__________________
2008 BMW 335xi MT e90
JB4 G5, WW meth kit, turbonetics intercooler, DCI, UR catted dp's, UR catback, koni yellow + H&R springs, Rieger front bumper, Avant Garde 19" wheels
Appreciate 0
      03-08-2013, 04:49 PM   #75
HP Autosport
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
United_States
418
Rep
11,446
Posts


 
Drives: F80 M3
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Santa Barbara, Brembo, GIAC, Koni, Ohlins, Performance Friction, Quaife, Stoptech, Vorshlag

iTrader: (29)

Quote:
Originally Posted by HPF Chris View Post
It is about three months out now. I will post up pics of the first article when we get it in.

Chris.
Looks great!
Appreciate 0
      03-08-2013, 05:05 PM   #76
turb0mike
turb0mike's Avatar
72
Rep
2,709
Posts

 
Drives: E90 335i Racecar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: San Diego, CA

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2010 BMW 335i  [4.45]
How much are we looking at for a package deal (including the injectors)? Looks VERY promising! Subscribed!
Appreciate 0
      03-27-2013, 03:04 PM   #77
805beemer
Captain
United_States
7
Rep
617
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 135i
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Lompoc, CA

iTrader: (3)

Any updates?
Appreciate 0
      03-27-2013, 07:20 PM   #78
e92ben
Colonel
e92ben's Avatar
33
Rep
2,009
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Kenosha Wi

iTrader: (4)

Bump! You guys are so good on e46 platform.
E9x N54 however... You guys taking way way way to long
__________________

e92 ///M3
Appreciate 0
      03-27-2013, 08:42 PM   #79
SickStroke6.0
Second Lieutenant
4
Rep
214
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 BMW 335xi E90
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Alabama

iTrader: (0)

Okay, sign me up. What kind of HP gains are we looking at on stock turbos?

Honestly, after cleaning out the intake valves the other day, I'll make a deposit today.
__________________
Blake

2008 BMW E90 335xi N54 Twin Turbo

Too many mods to fit in the signature.
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2013, 10:34 AM   #80
Ramjet
Private
0
Rep
76
Posts

 
Drives: z4 35i
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Brisbane, Australia

iTrader: (0)

I'm keen, very interested to see how they perform!
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2013, 10:48 AM   #81
AK 335i
Major
AK 335i's Avatar
14
Rep
1,294
Posts

 
Drives: black 335i E90
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: boynton beach

iTrader: (0)

lol.... fail. wtf happened? I got all excited. where is this thing? was it ever released?
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2013, 11:04 AM   #82
BlackBB6
Lieutenant
United_States
6
Rep
467
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i 6MT
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dallas

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
A couple posts up they said May-June. Curious to see how this thing works out and what the tuners do with the option of secondary fueling.
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2013, 11:18 AM   #83
AK 335i
Major
AK 335i's Avatar
14
Rep
1,294
Posts

 
Drives: black 335i E90
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: boynton beach

iTrader: (0)

at this point people are starting to go further on their own instead of waiting for tuners or vendors to have production items out.. hope this does come out though soon as I have a beast of a single turbo set up almost ready to fire up
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2013, 12:07 PM   #84
805beemer
Captain
United_States
7
Rep
617
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 135i
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Lompoc, CA

iTrader: (3)

It would be nice to hear from hpf on the specifics of the manifold. Did you get rid of the dent in the runner from cylinder #1. There's another vendor by the name of matt morkin that should have a manifold of his own ready in the next few months as well. Not sure if it will have the ability to add PFI though.
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2013, 12:10 PM   #85
Jeff@TopGearSolutions
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
Jeff@TopGearSolutions's Avatar
United_States
246
Rep
18,414
Posts


 
Drives: C6 Z06, GSXR-750, 09 335i
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: TopGearSolutions.com

iTrader: (32)

Send a message via AIM to Jeff@TopGearSolutions
Quote:
Originally Posted by SickStroke6.0 View Post
Okay, sign me up. What kind of HP gains are we looking at on stock turbos?

Honestly, after cleaning out the intake valves the other day, I'll make a deposit today.
Stock Turbo's are way out of breath. The Intake Manifold is not the restriction on power. The restriction is the turbo's. Upgrade your turbo's then you can take advantage of this manifold

***

To Chris,

Can't wait to see finished product, if it's anything like the E46 Manifolds it will look pretty good under the hood.
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2013, 12:51 PM   #86
SickStroke6.0
Second Lieutenant
4
Rep
214
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 BMW 335xi E90
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Alabama

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jeff@TopGearSolutions View Post
Stock Turbo's are way out of breath. The Intake Manifold is not the restriction on power. The restriction is the turbo's. Upgrade your turbo's then you can take advantage of this manifold

***

To Chris,

Can't wait to see finished product, if it's anything like the E46 Manifolds it will look pretty good under the hood.
I won't be upgrading turbos for a little bit, as mine are in perfect condition at the moment. However, this would keep the intake valves clean, correct? If so, sign me up. I'll eventually upgrade turbos, so it would be nice to already have this installed.
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2013, 12:55 PM   #87
Autobahn335i
Lieutenant Colonel
Autobahn335i's Avatar
Luxembourg
28
Rep
1,600
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Luxembourg

iTrader: (5)

Would this be benefical for RBs on pump gas? Will it fit with a stock sized airbox?
__________________
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
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2013, 12:56 PM   #88
Wedge1967
Banned
United_States
25
Rep
2,172
Posts

 
Drives: '07 e92 AT Sport Montego Blue
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Portland, OR

iTrader: (3)

Jeff has a good point, but we also need to realize that until we get over 800 whp we probably don't need secondary injectors. We first need to fix the valve float issues that kicks in around 700 whp. So again, kinda pointless to put the cart before the HP. Nice option though and it will be a nice looking piece once we get all the other issues with making big power worked out.
Appreciate 0
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 06:50 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