2009 E93 ADE Single Turbo Build

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Also would love info on your PCV/catch can setup. Need to decide on a solution w/ my ST build getting closer.

For some background, I was inspired to do this dual can setup after seeing this one:

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I am not a fan of this spaghetti mess of hoses, nor the size or price of the radium cans, so I wanted to reverse mount some Mishimoto cans using the Fab Factory bracket, but it just wasn't panning out:
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And then when I came across this thread and the BMS bracket, it finally clicked for me:
https://bmw.spoolstreet.com/threads/does-the-n54-bms-occ-fit-on-e92-m3-strut-brace.3365/

Now, for the sake of cost and simplicity, I recommend a PCV delete, but swap the filter for a hose and route it under the car or into the intake. However, if you have OCD like me, love AN fittings, braided hose and want to retain PCV function, all while remaining subtly stylish, then you can take a peak below. If you don't want to build it, the VTT catch can setup is the best option out there you can buy, but I'm not sure if their VC is required. This on the other hand will work with an OEM valve cover, and the cans are reverse mounted so more of the plumbing is hidden.

If you are still interested in the way I've done things, the setup consists of:

Grand total of: $487.48

This does not include the price of the braided hose, the Toyota PCV or the machining cost. I bought a genuine Mishimoto 2 port can, so if you wanted you could save a bit there. If you shopped around on fittings you could probably save some money there too, but this is just what I paid.

If the price hasn't scared you away yet, here is the general guide:

First, start by having the ADE PCV delete machined to accept the Toyota PCV valve. Then insert it into the valve cover, screw on the 8AN female coupler, then the 8AN male union.
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Next, take the 10AN flapper delete, add the 10AN female coupler and the 10AN male union. We have to add these extra fittings so it will clear the valve cover. If someone else comes up with a better method, I'm listening but this is just what I did. Go ahead and attach your 10AN and 8AN 90* hose ends and you'll get something starting to look like this:
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Next, I used a 3 port catch can mounted with the strut bar bracket, and connected a 10AN 90* to 3/8 NPT hose end coupler to the far inlet port. Then use a 3/8 NPT plug on the near inlet port. If you attempt to connect directly to the near port, you'll find that the fittings bump against the strut bar. If you use the far port, a 90* swivel fitting can be used, which can angle downward and is clear of the strut bar. Now stick the 3/8 NPT to 3/4" hose barb fitting into the middle port, trim and connect the gates hose and stuff the flapper into the other end. I also removed the stone filter from the inside to eliminate the restriction, but I may put it back and leave the flapper off. I still recommend routing the other end of the flapper to the intake pipe or under the car.
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Next, I mounted a 2 port catch can to the right of the other one, and inserted the 8AN to 3/8 NPT 90* hose end into the inlet port. Then added the 3/8 NPT to 6AN 90* adapter to the outlet port. Attach the Russel check valve to this adapter with flow pointing toward the manifold. I used a 1/4 NPT to 6AN adapter on the manifold side.
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Now measure and cut all your hoses, I used a zip tie and a cutting wheel. You're done. I wasted quite a bit of money in fittings in the process of figuring out exactly what I needed, so hopefully someone finds it useful.
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For your single turbo... do you feel that the take off is less than twins in terms of raw acceleration? If so...by how much?
 

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For your single turbo... do you feel that the take off is less than twins in terms of raw acceleration? If so...by how much?

Well, a lot. Until about 4000 rpm. Even if I made the same power, I wouldn't go back to twins. The driving experience with this turbo screaming and the power onset is invaluable to me. Sometimes I actually put my head back against the head rest before I start a pull.
 

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Well, a lot. Until about 4000 rpm. Even if I made the same power, I wouldn't go back to twins. The driving experience with this turbo screaming and the power onset is invaluable to me. Sometimes I actually put my head back against the head rest before I start a pull.

I see. Then I will stay with twins since I am not after long distance pulls. I like the immediate acceleration feeling then I let go. I never go too fast after a few seconds. Can hardly control the thing when its going too fast...too scary.
 

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Hit a snag, while diagnosing the knocking sound on my car I had removed the relocated HPFP. When connecting the low pressure feed line I must have adjusted it wrong because my steering rack was hitting it and ultimately caused the bolt on the bracket to break. This seems odd and it must be the result of me over torquing the bolt.
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Once this is fixed I can resume building my stainless steel low pressure Y hose. I tried to stuff the flex fuel sensor and my inline filter into the 'short line' area, but the area is just too tight and the plumbing would be sloppy. The only good way to install the inline filter and flex sensor, is to upgrade the line coming from the driver side tank hat. For people with the double shotgun Y hose feeding both HPFPs, there just isn't enough room to put anything in there and do it cleanly.
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And possibly more interesting, I had my DCT transported to my own garage. Finally my Dodson clutches, MFactory SMFW and DCT trans can hang out with my car:
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I've neglected this thread, I had been struggling with my fuel system. Currently my shotgun is up for sale but ultimately my issue appears to be due to a bogus HPFP I bought. I even bought a second HPFP to try and eliminate the issue and it pissed fuel all over the shop floor since it was leaking so I decided to yank it all off and sell it. I went back to stock fuel system and I still have the same issue according to my latest log, so I may buy a 'new' pump from FCP Euro and just install it again and see what happens.

Anyway, I finished my PTFE stainless steel line upgrade, this upgrades the 'short line' portion from the firewall forward, splits off and feeds both HPFP's or it could feed the HPFP and a second fuel rail for PI:

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At the moment, I'm just trying to get my vehicle to pass emissions. It hasn't been registered for a few months, I only put ~100 miles on the car last year.

I installed these 'mini-cats' in an attempt to find a permanent catalyst passing solution, but this appeared to work too well as I got 2C31 codes in addition to 2C2B and 2C2C.
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They just barely fit and after resetting my lambda control adaptations, the car would sometimes misfire and I knew it wasn't running right so I took them off. Maybe they would work with some DME side trickery, but I don't have time or interest in trying to make it work.

Last bit of news, is my car sat for so long, my brand new Federal RS-RR tires are no good, they have flat spots on them. I didn't even wear off the nubs yet!
 
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Did you ever tune and dyno your car with the 6266 and double barrel setup?

Will have almost the same setup on my 1M in a couple of months.
Testing out the DBV2 bottom mount kit and the double barrel is already installed since this summer.
Going for 700whp stock block Motiv tuned MHD flexfuel.
 

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Did you ever tune and dyno your car with the 6266 and double barrel setup?
2018 was pretty much me trying to figure out fueling issues. Turns out my HPFP is bad, figured this out after removing my shotgun. The secondary pump I bought for it I installed as my main pump after removal, and it had the same issue of pressure diving for no reason. The valve must be bad or something.

Who owns this? More pics anywhere?

You'd have to google search the image, it is a pretty old photo.
 

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Once again, severely neglected build thread, have spent more time working on web development lately, but that is winding down hopefully for the rest of the year.

I had been beta testing the early revision Helix overdrive:
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Also got my Dodson Sportsman Plus clutches installed into the DCT transmission sitting in my garage:
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Then the new overdrive from @SpoolPerformance arrived:
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And now I just received the full billet fuel system and BPM4 EKP from @EOSpeed. This thing is a REALLY nice piece of work:
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Next, I need to convince myself to go out into my garage during the summer and get this installed.
 

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Beautiful hardware! Dude I feel you on the garage. Ugh. It's not too bad about 3-4 am, except it's 3-4 am, which is it's own sort of bad. Blah. I'm so excited for cooler temps.
Thank you. It really is brutal, but I'm considering pulling the roof off the car for the install. Should make sitting in the back seat more tolerable.
 
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Once again, severely neglected build thread, have spent more time working on web development lately, but that is winding down hopefully for the rest of the year.


And now I just received the full billet fuel system and BPM4 EKP from @EOSpeed. This thing is a REALLY nice piece of work:
Next, I need to convince myself to go out into my garage during the summer and get this installed.



Where do you live I'm more than happy to help install with you lol ... I just can't make any promises about not trying to negotiate a straight trade for my 2010 E90 with super low miles in pristine condition :innocent:
 
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Once again, severely neglected build thread, have spent more time working on web development lately, but that is winding down hopefully for the rest of the year.

I had been beta testing the early revision Helix overdrive:
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Also got my Dodson Sportsman Plus clutches installed into the DCT transmission sitting in my garage:
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Then the new overdrive from @SpoolPerformance arrived:
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And now I just received the full billet fuel system and BPM4 EKP from @EOSpeed. This thing is a REALLY nice piece of work:
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Next, I need to convince myself to go out into my garage during the summer and get this installed.

Is that fuel system actually for sale finally? It looks gorgeous.

You might consider installing a real AC in the garage. They are not that expensive all things considered especially compared to car mods. My heater in the garage is a life saver in the winter, if I needed AC I would do it in a heart beat. Get a mini split and cool and heat?