BMW 1 Series Coupe Forum / 1 Series Convertible Forum (1M / tii / 135i / 128i / Coupe / Cabrio / Hatchback) (BMW E82 E88 128i 130i 135i)
 





 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-20-2011, 10:39 PM   #1
M///1rider
Banned
 
M///1rider's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 BMW 1M
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: NJ

Posts: 584
iTrader: (0)

Turbo setup?

Does anyone know if you could take the two twinscrolls from the m5 and put them on the n54?
M///1rider is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-21-2011, 04:58 AM   #2
Lester
Colonel
 
Drives:
Join Date: Oct 2007

Posts: 2,875
iTrader: (0)

Most likely not.
Lester is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-21-2011, 06:13 AM   #3
hwelvaar
Captain
 
Drives: BMW M135i MT
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Belgium

Posts: 998
iTrader: (0)

Hehe... I like your thinking. But I guess it's not like Lego :-)
hwelvaar is offline   Belgium
0
Reply With Quote
      06-21-2011, 06:52 AM   #4
elitt13
Lieutenant
 
elitt13's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW Serie 1///M Coupe
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: soutern france

Posts: 433
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW 1M coupé  [0.00]
2007 335i  [0.00]
a swap M5 F10 in a 1///M ....ouahhhh
__________________
- Série 1 ///M BSM -
elitt13 is offline   France
0
Reply With Quote
      06-21-2011, 09:40 AM   #5
Snertz
H O O N
 
Snertz's Avatar
 
Drives: ein M?!
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NY

Posts: 540
iTrader: (9)

Send a message via AIM to Snertz Send a message via Skype™ to Snertz
heh definitely not drop in. the manifolds and turbo housing are 1 integrated piece, the amount of work required to make the swap over is not worth it; huge difference in shape and arrangement of the turbos, not to mention that you would need to build completely new manifolds and have them welded to the turbine housings among many other things
__________________

U WOT M8?
Snertz is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-21-2011, 09:58 AM   #6
M///1rider
Banned
 
M///1rider's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 BMW 1M
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: NJ

Posts: 584
iTrader: (0)

Yea i realized after i posted that it was a v8 i forgot ha but i figured those turbos couldnt be too big so maybe it could have worked but it would have been better if bmw put two twinscrolls one the m1 still pushing out 335 but it would eventually make the car more tuner friendly i cant imagine the decrease in turbo lag from these
M///1rider is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-21-2011, 10:01 AM   #7
M///1rider
Banned
 
M///1rider's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 BMW 1M
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: NJ

Posts: 584
iTrader: (0)

I got a feeling this might be the new m3 setup dual twinsroll inline 6 ? Hmm
M///1rider is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-21-2011, 02:33 PM   #8
spiderz17
Not a BMW Insider
 
spiderz17's Avatar
 
Drives: E46M
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Ohio

Posts: 301
iTrader: (0)

Still have the math problem of how to make six cylinders go into two twinscrolls, which effectively has four intakes, right?
spiderz17 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-21-2011, 05:25 PM   #9
Snertz
H O O N
 
Snertz's Avatar
 
Drives: ein M?!
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NY

Posts: 540
iTrader: (9)

Send a message via AIM to Snertz Send a message via Skype™ to Snertz
Quote:
Originally Posted by spiderz17 View Post
Still have the math problem of how to make six cylinders go into two twinscrolls, which effectively has four intakes, right?
yup, it would make more sense to go with a larger single twin scroll, ala N55.
__________________

U WOT M8?
Snertz is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-21-2011, 05:30 PM   #10
Snertz
H O O N
 
Snertz's Avatar
 
Drives: ein M?!
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NY

Posts: 540
iTrader: (9)

Send a message via AIM to Snertz Send a message via Skype™ to Snertz
Quote:
Originally Posted by M///1rider View Post
Yea i realized after i posted that it was a v8 i forgot ha but i figured those turbos couldnt be too big so maybe it could have worked but it would have been better if bmw put two twinscrolls one the m1 still pushing out 335 but it would eventually make the car more tuner friendly i cant imagine the decrease in turbo lag from these
yah direct transplant of that turbo size would prob induce a bit of lag despite being twin scroll. gotta keep in mind that the V8 has 1.4ltrs more displacement pushing those turbos. peak power would be good though

I wonder how the size of one of those compares to what the N55 is running...
__________________

U WOT M8?
Snertz is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-21-2011, 05:32 PM   #11
SUBIMMER
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2004 cobb STI/ AW 1M comming s
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Canada

Posts: 112
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via Skype™ to SUBIMMER
Quote:
Originally Posted by M///1rider View Post
Does anyone know if you could take the two twinscrolls from the m5 and put them on the n54?
why use the m5's turbos if your gonna dismantle them? .....might as well go aftermarket ...
SUBIMMER is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      06-22-2011, 08:36 AM   #12
M///1rider
Banned
 
M///1rider's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 BMW 1M
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: NJ

Posts: 584
iTrader: (0)

Well im gunna go aftermarket turbos anyway but i feel like the kits out arnt great and to take stock turbos that would be bigger would seem better especially bc their also twinscrollss i wana drive that new m5
M///1rider is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-22-2011, 09:20 AM   #13
clived
Captain
 
clived's Avatar
 
Drives: Evolved 1M
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: UK

Posts: 812
iTrader: (0)

Are there ANY twin-scroll twin-turbo 6 cylinder applications anywhere? I can't see how that could ever be made to work efficiently.
__________________
2011+: VO 1M Coupe, many toys, Evolve Stage 3. 2008-2011: 135i M Sport Le Mans Blue / Lemon / HGSL. Comfort Access, Auto−Dim, Elec Seats + Memory, Lumbar & Heating, PDC F+R, Xenons + Adaptive, Cruise, Nav Pro + Assist & Online, Voice Control, Bluetooth, DAB,6 Disc, Prof Hi−Fi (L7), USB/audio interface, BMW Performance Carbon Fibre interior, Evolve OBD remap - 390bhp. Also in the family: Land Rover Defender 50th Anniversary 4.0 V8, 11 Mercedes E Class Cabriolet Sport.
clived is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
Post 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 05:25 PM.




1addicts
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