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      02-14-2013, 01:38 AM   #23
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This mod isn't that great if the oil takes ages to warm up due to no thermostat. Cold engines get damaged easily and this is when most wear occurs.

Why did Mr BMW put a thermostat there if not having one solved the oil heat issue. Given some thought, I would not do this mod.
It doesn't actually take much longer to hit 70 degrees, maybe 2 minutes however it does take longer to reach 100 or 105. I personally take it easy on the car until around 95 degrees anyway and as I'm sure most of you on here know that with most cars especially forced induction cars you need to get the oil up to or close to operating temps not only for the longevity of the motor but the turbos also.

An example is my car that loves to hang around on 120 (personally I think it's too hot) on a daily basis and the oil starts to lose it viscosity when it gets too hot, maybe not at 120 but everyday at 120 is not as good as 110 IMO.

I'd probably remove mine in the winter months anyway.
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It doesn't actually take much longer to hit 70 degrees, maybe 2 minutes however it does take longer to reach 100 or 105. I personally take it easy on the car until around 95 degrees anyway and as I'm sure most of you on here know that with most cars especially forced induction cars you need to get the oil up to or close to operating temps not only for the longevity of the motor but the turbos also.

An example is my car that loves to hang around on 120 (personally I think it's too hot) on a daily basis and the oil starts to lose it viscosity when it gets too hot, maybe not at 120 but everyday at 120 is not as good as 110 IMO.

I'd probably remove mine in the winter months anyway.
So what power mods are in store for the 335i Edwin?
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So what power mods are in store for the 335i Edwin?
His first mod will be changing his sig to JB4335...
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Ok so first morning drive to the office with the BMS thermo bypass and while not a scientific assessment i didn't notice and change in warmup time from a normal day.
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So what power mods are in store for the 335i Edwin?
Maybe a SSP clutch pack upgrade and RB's. We'll have to wait and see if this 335i is worthy.

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Ok so first morning drive to the office with the BMS thermo bypass and while not a scientific assessment i didn't notice and change in warmup time from a normal day.
That's a good thing.

What about the oil temp once you arrived at the "office" where you don't do much but pay people to do them for you?
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What about the oil temp once you arrived at the "office" where you don't do much but pay people to do them for you?
'ignores troll comment and suspect he is still upset wife ingnored him on valentines day '

oil temp at the office was same as per normal 90ish, it is only a 15 minute trip.
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'ignores troll comment and suspect he is still upset wife ingnored him on valentines day '

oil temp at the office was same as per normal 90ish, it is only a 15 minute trip.
We actually had a very romantic breakfast yesterday.

And I got to work on my car all day too.
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Pics of the new car Edwin ...
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Pics of the new car Edwin ...
Looks 99% like your avatar pic.

M3 front bar and bonnet are on there way.
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Looks 99% like your avatar pic.

M3 front bar and bonnet are on there way.
Is it an M-sport Edwin?
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Is it an M-sport Edwin?
Yeah, it's an M-sport.

Once I get the bar and bonnet painted and fitted I'll get some pics.
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Is it an M-sport Edwin?
Yeah, it's an M-sport.

Once I get the bar and bonnet painted and fitted I'll get some pics.
Did you get the cf bonnet?
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Yeah, it's an M-sport.

Once I get the bar and bonnet painted and fitted I'll get some pics.
That's pimpin Edwin. Should get an M badge too
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my oil temp generally sits on 100-110 never seen it at 120 even during mountain runs flogging the bejesus out of it?
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my oil temp generally sits on 100-110 never seen it at 120 even during mountain runs flogging the bejesus out of it?
Your not trying hard enough. or it must be cold where you live, my car will see 120 every time i drive it.
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120c seems to be normal operating temp for mine. Rarely gets above that though, even flogging it in 40+ degree heat.
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+1 Oil temp is always around 110-120C even with factory oil cooler.

I probably will be buying one (in Perth), anyone might be interested?
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has anyone here had drama's with oil temps on the track? im looking to do a few club sprints and stuff and curious if they have problems given the already high oil temps
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has anyone here had drama's with oil temps on the track? im looking to do a few club sprints and stuff and curious if they have problems given the already high oil temps
AT's tend to run hotter than MT's. I have done numerous days in tuned 135i and 1M, no issues & below 125 deg.
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ive been looking at the "evolution racewerks" kit to be safe, are there any other brand kits i should be looking at?

my main concern with there's is that i believe out a/c condenser is already in that location where they mount there oil cooler? and last thing i want to do is make the aircon worse then it already is
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ive been looking at the "evolution racewerks" kit to be safe, are there any other brand kits i should be looking at?

my main concern with there's is that i believe out a/c condenser is already in that location where they mount there oil cooler? and last thing i want to do is make the aircon worse then it already is
Look at Advan's oil cooler kit here: http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...ight=advan+oil
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ive been looking at the "evolution racewerks" kit to be safe, are there any other brand kits i should be looking at?

my main concern with there's is that i believe out a/c condenser is already in that location where they mount there oil cooler? and last thing i want to do is make the aircon worse then it already is
I recommend the Advan Stage 2. Pete has put together a pretty decent kit that works. Haven't had any oil temp related issues at the track since.
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