E90Post
 


Extreme Power House
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions > N54 Turbo Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust Modifications - 335i > $198.00 2.5" Downpipes - INSTALLED



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-21-2010, 09:01 PM   #1
jblackwell
Captain
jblackwell's Avatar
United_States
23
Rep
811
Posts

Drives: 335
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Cave Creek, AZ

iTrader: (13)

Exclamation $198.00 2.5" Downpipes - INSTALLED



I wound up with a couple of hours on a rainy day today and decided to throw the 335i on the lift and assess the installation of the Raceland Downpipes.

2.5 hours later, here is the result.

They fit about as close to perfect as most aftermarket parts do. The rear turbo downpipe was about 2 degrees off from mounting flush to my BMW Performance Exhaust. Once I had it secured to the turbo with the V-band clamp, I simply slid the nearby jack handle in it, tweaked it down about 1/8" and it fit perfect. That is the ONLY issue I had with the install.

Let the frenzy begin!

No dyno results yet. Here is an audio/video clip.

























__________________
'08 TiAg E90 335 M-Aero kit. - SOLD

Last edited by jblackwell; 01-23-2010 at 12:59 AM.
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:03 PM   #2
Donald-335i
Banned
United_States
74
Rep
3,593
Posts

Drives: The Hoes Crazy!
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Central NJ

iTrader: (13)

i knew they would be awesome nice job!
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:03 PM   #3
dmurray14
The Stig
dmurray14's Avatar
United_States
18
Rep
1,232
Posts

Drives: Quickly
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: US

iTrader: (1)

Nice! I'll be interested to see how they hold up...but for $198 it seems like a good deal.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:09 PM   #4
persian54
Lieutenant General
persian54's Avatar
United_States
309
Rep
15,818
Posts

Drives: SL550. Prev: E93 M3/335i/Z435i
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: The Valley, SoCal

iTrader: (292)

def interested in dynos!
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:11 PM   #5
mkPOTO
Mr. Nice Says Hello
mkPOTO's Avatar
220
Rep
15,893
Posts

Drives: 2002 Lexus GS300
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: USA

iTrader: (23)

Garage List
any other pictures of the unit?
__________________

EVOLVE E600 BMW E92 M3
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:11 PM   #6
Jz
Colonel
Jz's Avatar
90
Rep
2,094
Posts

Drives: F15 X5 50i / F10 535i LCI
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Socal

iTrader: (18)

now the real question is how will they hold up over time?

Definitely interested though, seems like a cheaper alternative to the 700 dps we have on this forum
__________________
Current- '15 BMW F15 X5 xDrive50i
Current- '14 BMW F10 535i -- Remus w/ M5 Diffuser | 3D Design & Remus | BBS CH-R w/ H&R
Retired- '08 BMW E90 335i -- F12 M-Sport + Akrapovic | BBS LM | Advan RS + Remus Race | BBS CH + Vanguard
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:12 PM   #7
XDEEDUBBX
Lieutenant Colonel
XDEEDUBBX's Avatar
27
Rep
1,717
Posts

Drives: 535I
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Los Angelz

iTrader: (11)

aproximately how much whp are thesy making?
__________________
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:13 PM   #8
chris b.
Brigadier General
chris b.'s Avatar
United_States
37
Rep
3,258
Posts

Drives: zmp e90
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: White Plains NY

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2010 335i  [0.00]
__________________

Brentuning Cobb AP pro tune -IG: @beemeraddict
2010 335i zmp fbo, 465/513 E60 mix
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:14 PM   #9
sheriffd2
Twisting Your Mind
sheriffd2's Avatar
United_States
5
Rep
176
Posts

Drives: 2015 435iGC
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Riverview, FL

iTrader: (3)

Very nice. Looking forward to hearing more!
__________________
2015 F36 435i Glacier Silver
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:16 PM   #10
._.
Colonel
._.'s Avatar
33
Rep
2,357
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Miami

iTrader: (15)

Quote:
Originally Posted by XDEEDUBBX View Post
aproximately how much whp are thesy making?
It was noted dyno was not done :

Quote:
Originally Posted by jblackwell View Post
No dyno results yet, but I'll post the audio/video of the sound tomorrow.
[/IMG]
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:16 PM   #11
Jonny550
Brigadier General
Jonny550's Avatar
100
Rep
4,893
Posts

Drives: 2012 550i Xdrive
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Jersey Shore

iTrader: (14)





these downpipes seem to be on par with the quality of vk downpipes.
But like i told everyone a pipe is a pipe iam prolly ganna get these because my car is a lease and iam not worried about
if they last 3-4 years. they should hold up for at least a year and thats all i need.
__________________


.
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:20 PM   #12
Kroy
Brigadier General
Kroy's Avatar
United_States
41
Rep
3,035
Posts

Drives: E90
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Los Angeles, CA

iTrader: (1)

looks great! can't wait to see dyno
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:20 PM   #13
jblackwell
Captain
jblackwell's Avatar
United_States
23
Rep
811
Posts

Drives: 335
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Cave Creek, AZ

iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mkPOTO View Post
any other pictures of the unit?
The car?

__________________
'08 TiAg E90 335 M-Aero kit. - SOLD
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:25 PM   #14
balance
Colonel
balance's Avatar
United_States
48
Rep
2,084
Posts

Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: OC

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2007 E92 335i  [3.50]
nice! did you feel/hear a difference?
__________________
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:26 PM   #15
Htown09
Captain
Htown09's Avatar
16
Rep
780
Posts

Drives: E92
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Earth

iTrader: (3)

So they are 2.5"?

Any vendor offer true 3" d/p. I know the 3" dyno 7rwhp more than 2.5.
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:39 PM   #16
jblackwell
Captain
jblackwell's Avatar
United_States
23
Rep
811
Posts

Drives: 335
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Cave Creek, AZ

iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by balance View Post
nice! did you feel/hear a difference?

Rainy day, no driving. Definite sound difference.
__________________
'08 TiAg E90 335 M-Aero kit. - SOLD
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:41 PM   #17
Scimitar335i
Major
61
Rep
1,316
Posts

Drives: 2007 335i
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Bay Area

iTrader: (12)

Did you install a DP fix or o2 sim?
__________________
2007 TiAg e90 335i sport. Yes, The e90 "Mustache" is cool!
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:41 PM   #18
mwscircle
Banned
34
Rep
3,409
Posts

Drives: e90, e30, 993, etc
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: San Diego/Indonesia

iTrader: (5)

god damn I just bought the HPF intercooler.. now this???
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:41 PM   #19
Htown09
Captain
Htown09's Avatar
16
Rep
780
Posts

Drives: E92
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Earth

iTrader: (3)

We hope you got a baseline dyno.
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:44 PM   #20
Terrance28
Brigadier General
Terrance28's Avatar
United_States
44
Rep
3,336
Posts

Drives: Crimson Red E92
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Killeen, TX

iTrader: (17)

Send a message via Yahoo to Terrance28
Very nice if they hold up they are a winner.
__________________
Mods list got too long, lets just say more than enough.
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:45 PM   #21
jblackwell
Captain
jblackwell's Avatar
United_States
23
Rep
811
Posts

Drives: 335
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Cave Creek, AZ

iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scimitar335i View Post
Did you install a DP fix or o2 sim?


Thanks to BMS, I have the latest revision of the DP fix that takes care of the codes thrown by the DME
__________________
'08 TiAg E90 335 M-Aero kit. - SOLD
Appreciate 0
      01-21-2010, 09:48 PM   #22
Scimitar335i
Major
61
Rep
1,316
Posts

Drives: 2007 335i
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Bay Area

iTrader: (12)

Did you have to buy new gaskets, bolts, etc? Sorry for the questions.. i am thingking about getting shyestparks catted ur dps or this...
__________________
2007 TiAg e90 335i sport. Yes, The e90 "Mustache" is cool!
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 -4. The time now is 06:20 AM.




e90post
e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, 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