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      05-13-2013, 11:59 PM   #1
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Borg Warner Single Turbo

I was just on Youtube and saw this. sorry if it is a repost.

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      05-14-2013, 12:01 AM   #2
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At first i thought this was Eleventeens top mount but his car is black..... Hmmm. I personally havent seen this one before.
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His name is Roy, he has a thread up in the photos/videos forum, his build is pretty sweet!

"Single Turbo 335i with just a 3.5" downpipe" is the thread title, he had a link to his blog with pictures and info of the build.
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      05-14-2013, 12:25 AM   #4
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Wonder why he went Borg... aren't they all non-ball bearing?
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Wonder why he went Borg... aren't they all non-ball bearing?
No, the EFR line comes with ceramic ball bearings but it doesn't look like he is using one of those.
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Roy is going to have a very fast 335. Don't think you need to worry about it being ball bearing. The s366 is a very good turbo.
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      05-14-2013, 09:38 AM   #8
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Borg Warner sounds badass


Aren't they expensive ???
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      05-14-2013, 11:05 AM   #9
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Thats' my car, just got it running last week and started putting some miles on it. Its' only lightly tuned at this point, but drives well enough for me to use it as a DD again.

http://roycormier.net/projects/singl...-e92-bmw-335i/

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Aren't they expensive ???
They're cheap compared to other turbos that'll put out the same amount of power, the price is hard to beat. You can usually find them for a good price if you shop around ($600-$700). I have some wholesale accounts, so I got this one really cheap, brand new from the factory. Some of these will even outspool certain BB units from other manufacturers.

This is a good read on Journal vs Ball Bearing, but you'll get different opinions depending on who you ask.
http://www.supraforums.com/forum/sho...=1#post8460739
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Thats' my car, just got it running last week and started putting some miles on it. Its' only lightly tuned at this point, but drives well enough for me to use it as a DD again.

http://roycormier.net/projects/singl...-e92-bmw-335i/



They're cheap compared to other turbos that'll put out the same amount of power, the price is hard to beat. You can usually find them for a good price if you shop around ($600-$700). I have some wholesale accounts, so I got this one really cheap, brand new from the factory. Some of these will even outspool certain BB units from other manufacturers.

This is a good read on Journal vs Ball Bearing, but you'll get different opinions depending on who you ask.
http://www.supraforums.com/forum/sho...=1#post8460739
That's a tight squeeze!

Good luck with the car. That's a lot of work to tackle by yourself.
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Oh nice heard good things about Borg Warner turbos want one myself! Nice job Roy
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