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Inlets and outlets?

Discussion in 'N54' started by BLKe92, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. BLKe92

    BLKe92 New Member

    First of all what brand is highly thought about?
    Second of all can anyone tell me the exact mechanics of these like how they work why they work better?
    I know they are silicone hoses but that's about it
  2. VTT and RB are the most popular options.

    They basically reduce the restrictions of the stock "pancake" tubes and have a larger diameter allowing more airflow.

  3. Mike @ XPH

    Mike @ XPH Corporal Vendor

    Our most popular option is VRSF, they offer aluminum and silicone inlets ( stock location and passensger side relocated versions)
  4. Torgus

    Torgus Corporal

  5. Rob@RBTurbo

    [email protected] Specialist Vendor

    Pretty sure this is the thread that instantly "halved" the silicone product costs- while not cutting out custom CNC adapters and high quality hardware... Getting MORE for less (then others came a bit later offering less for less) :)

    We've had great success with the RB Silicone products- lots of repeat business from the hands on installer types and many who have moved away from competitive designs to ours as well.
  6. Torgus

    Torgus Corporal

    Ah, some reason I miss remembered it was MMP.
  7. Rob@RBTurbo

    [email protected] Specialist Vendor

    It's all good as just the other week another vendor was saying they were the first to come to market with these affordable silicone inlet solutions (whereas they were the fourth/last). So that only struck a humor chord to see yet another conflict of reality viewpoint.

    Anyway at the end of the day let's not forget the price for ingenuity- which was really on VTT. Without them coming in when they did with the concept "el cheapo" plumbing solutions- none of the options may not exist even today. So some props should be in order regardless of the initial markups (when said and done).

    Last edited: Dec 23, 2016
  8. Twisted Tuning

    Twisted Tuning Lieutenant Vendor

    I still find it hilarious it took almost 10 years for people to realize inlets and outlets create gains in turbo cars. Regardless of who did it first. I've seen the arguments, lol
  9. m5james

    m5james New Member

    2010 BMW X5M
    Have you ever bought via Alibaba though, or even these items? I like their pricing but everything after that from purchasing and returns, fitment, etc I question.
  10. fmorelli

    fmorelli Sergeant

    E89 Z4 35i, F10 535d
    I have MMP and had good support from Mauricio and about 7k miles on mine. At the end of the day, several vendors. I would also look at the new aluminum outlets from VTT.

  11. veer90

    veer90 Corporal

    Rye, NY
    e90 335i 6MT
    What about the PSP aluminum outlet? Anyone have feedback on that one? I'm thinking about switching since I plan on doing a few HPDEs this season and was told silicone would not stand up to the heat.

    I had a VTT silicone outlet when I was on stock turbos and it fit like ass. So trying to avoid their inlets/outlets.
  12. BQTuning

    BQTuning Specialist Vendor

    E89 Z4 35i 6MT M Sport
    Coming Soon for inlet option ! :D

    Still under development. Works with stock turbos, or VTT, RB, Pure, MMP turbo upgrades etc based on turbo snout selection 1.75" or 2.0" . Carbon Fiber, silicone with aluminium reinforced inserts or no inserts option. The current silicone inlets are the cheaper solution though and most commonly used for upgrading the outlet or inlets. Aluminium outlet is the way to go IMO.


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  13. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    2009 E93 335i
    the plumbing looks good, did you make some changes?
  14. BQTuning

    BQTuning Specialist Vendor

    E89 Z4 35i 6MT M Sport
    If recall correctly from my last update yea it has been refined. Still a lot more stuff to do before becoming official
  15. JuniorB

    JuniorB Corporal

    BMW e60 5series
    Such a nice clean modification for stock like appearance, a much more rugged structure than worriering about silicone rubbing in the rear, or near by heat.