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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by dzenno@ProTUNING Freaks Click here to enlarge
    Great work why top mount though?
    Look at the size of the turbo you can fit.
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    you can fit a bigger turbo bottom mount but look how gorgeous it looks up top!

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by dreikraft Click here to enlarge
    you can fit a bigger turbo bottom mount but look how gorgeous it looks up top!
    You sure about that?
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    im sure you could figure out a way to fit a 76mm up there but it would require more work than a bottom mount. there were alot of e46f members who were thinking about a top mount with their large frame 76mm turbos asking the same question. let me rephrase: it is easier to fit bigger snail down low.... anything is possible though.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by dreikraft Click here to enlarge
    im sure you could figure out a way to fit a 76mm up there but it would require more work than a bottom mount. there were alot of e46f members who were thinking about a top mount with their large frame 76mm turbos asking the same question. let me rephrase: it is easier to fit bigger snail down low.... anything is possible though.
    I remember guys like Taza saying you are limited in space down low.
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    your limited in space everywhere unless you start cutting holes in $#@!.... its a bmw lol

    ill try and take some pics of the doc race setup when i get into portland.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by dreikraft Click here to enlarge
    im sure you could figure out a way to fit a 76mm up there but it would require more work than a bottom mount. there were alot of e46f members who were thinking about a top mount with their large frame 76mm turbos asking the same question. let me rephrase: it is easier to fit bigger snail down low.... anything is possible though.
    It is way easier to fit a bigger turbo down low. For a top mount we can fit an S cover turbo which can go up to a 71mm I believe. Down low it is more likely we can fit something with a GT42 compressor cover that can hold 80+mm wheel.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by dreikraft Click here to enlarge
    doc race built the hpf manifold. hes in portland oregon.
    whats so cool bout top mount to me?
    swapping turbos is a breeze
    What about melting wires, and valve covers? Click here to enlarge
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by GG///M3 Click here to enlarge
    What about melting wires, and valve covers? Click here to enlarge
    We've thought this all the way through. There will be some mods you will have to do to make this work just like with any mod you do to a car. The only wires that are a concern are O2 sensor wires which can be easily relocated, a small price to pay when boosting an M3. As far as the valve cover, if your exhaust is hot enough to melt aluminum maybe you should call your tunerClick here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DOC_Race Click here to enlarge
    We've thought this all the way through. There will be some mods you will have to do to make this work just like with any mod you do to a car. The only wires that are a concern are O2 sensor wires which can be easily relocated, a small price to pay when boosting an M3. As far as the valve cover, if your exhaust is hot enough to melt aluminum maybe you should call your tunerClick here to enlarge

    Great points. Hi 5
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    Any updates on this?

    Will it utilize the remainder of the HPF hardware or something totally different?
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    Great Quality work as usual by DOC.
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    i can't wait to check this project out! they got a lot of cool RB projects too

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by dreikraft Click here to enlarge
    i can't wait to check this project out! they got a lot of cool RB projects too
    Doc Race may be new on the BMW scene but he is very talented. He has a number of Japanese manis out in the field doing quite well.
    I talked with Doc Race and he claims to have plans to fit an air cleaner on the top mount. THAT feat of plumbing will be quite interesting to see, no doubt!

    Check out his Blog. There is one page in particular that describes Back Purging and how that is important to construction. There is a ton of information here, and not just in the small BMW section. Give it a good read!

    http://docrace.wordpress.com/2012/07...-best-part-ii/

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Bdave Click here to enlarge
    Doc Race may be new on the BMW scene but he is very talented. He has a number of Japanese manis out in the field doing quite well.
    I talked with Doc Race and he claims to have plans to fit an air cleaner on the top mount. THAT feat of plumbing will be quite interesting to see, no doubt!

    Check out his Blog. There is one page in particular that describes Back Purging and how that is important to construction. There is a ton of information here, and not just in the small BMW section. Give it a good read!

    http://docrace.wordpress.com/2012/07...-best-part-ii/
    Definitely looks like great work:

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    very impressive. +repped for ingenuity!!

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    hoping to check out their shop monday!

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