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      08-14-2007, 08:29 PM   #1
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335i Turbos come off...wanna see??

Just wanted to share some pictures of the turbos off the 335i


First off, the engine without the turbos





Some of the parts that had to come off the car





The Baby Turbos






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      08-14-2007, 08:31 PM   #2
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Wow!
Thanks for sharing the pics! They're pretty awesome, its nice to finally see how our turbos look like. But if you don't mind me asking, why'd you have to take your turbos off???
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      08-14-2007, 08:35 PM   #3
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Thanks for sharing these pics! I can't wait to see people start to make real projects out of these cars. SOOO what are the plans now that you have the whole forced induction system pulled out, eh?
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i'm guessing the "baby turbos" are coming off so they can be replaced by "adult" turbos.
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      08-14-2007, 08:36 PM   #5
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I guess you guys are up to something
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very interesting.
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more pics plz
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Oh, they're so cute and little. No wonder they spool up so quickly. One GT35R would probably make a nice daily driver replacement.
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I think that would lag more than 2 bigger twins.
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looks like it's time to go with a single GT-K 500 or 550.

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wow cant wait to see what it will replace!
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Thumbs up

Very cool of you to post these pics up. I couldn't even figure out where those little guys were hiding in my engine bay.
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i'm guessing the "baby turbos" are coming off so they can be replaced by "adult" turbos.
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Looks like one BIG turbo coming. Nice pics.
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I was complaining about the complexity of my PROcede install....... sheeesh.

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I think that would lag more than 2 bigger twins.
Depends on what size twins. I think a 35R would be liveable on a high compression 3 liter.
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Oh, they're so cute and little. No wonder they spool up so quickly. One GT35R would probably make a nice daily driver replacement.
No doubt! Now, can a 10.2:1 all aluminum direct injection engine withstand 18-20psi from a turbo like that on pump gas and stock internals? One can only hope. If so, its time to start shopping for some wider rubber. :rocks:
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holy crap those things are small.
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No doubt! Now, can a 10.2:1 all aluminum direct injection engine withstand 18-20psi from a turbo like that on pump gas and stock internals? One can only hope. If so, its time to start shopping for some wider rubber. :rocks:
The stock internals can hold. Question is can the headgasket and ignition system hold up, and can the stock injectors give enough fuel for that much boost?
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I keep telling people that size doesn't matter...
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Saw a gembala Porsche 911 in European mag...

the tuner put 20psi boost and used thin aluminum material for gasket, they said all other material was blown of. If memory recall the puppy puts out close to 700HP.
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