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An Elegant and Complex System – Direct Fit Catch Can R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

This is it. The leather seat grips your back as hard as your hands grip the wheel and the tires grip the road. The pavement is your playground and nothing can break the connection you have to its twists and turns.  Your mind is calm, but calculating, guiding the wheels through every turn with finesse as the headlights … Continue Reading ››

Developing A N54 Catch Can Solution, Part 3: Final Design and Features

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BMW N54 Baffled Oil Catch Can Kit

After selecting a catch can location and fabricating a mounting bracket, we needed to fully install the can/bracket combo and begin putting together a set of CCV lines to complete our kit. Catch Can Lid Before … Continue Reading ››

Developing A N54 Catch Can Solution, Part 2: Second Prototype Design

Interested in picking up our N54 oil catch can system? Check out more details on our product page linked below!

BMW N54 Baffled Oil Catch Can Kit

E90 Test vehicle engine bay
E90 Test vehicle engine bay
After evaluating the design of our first prototype and performing some additional research … Continue Reading ››

Developing a N54 Catch Can Solution, Part 1: Initial Prototype

Interested in picking up our N54 oil catch can system? Check out more details on our product page linked below!

BMW N54 Baffled Oil Catch Can Kit

BMW 335i test vehicle
BMW 335i test vehicle
The BMW N54 is a fantastic engine that produces great power in stock form and … Continue Reading ››

2007-2011 BMW E9X 335I/135I Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 4: Final Test-Fit and Data Collection

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BMW 335i/135i Performance Aluminum Radiator

Finally, we made it to our day of testing! We had previously confirmed fitment and made a few minor adjustments to some external end-tank features to improve coolant flow and ease of installation. A member of E90post was kind enough to lend … Continue Reading ››