View Full Version : Fire Suppression System - Plumbing

07-20-2005, 02:22 PM
I am planning on installing a 4L foam fire system in the E30 this weekend, but was wondering how best to secure the tubing and cables along the floorpan/interior, and what the best method of mounting the spray nozzles would be (I already know where, it's the how that I don't know)?

If it matters, it's the 4L steel system from Bimmerworld.


07-20-2005, 11:36 PM
Tie wraps would do it, but the rubber lined clamps would be better.

In race care, the nozzle normally just hangs in the air on the metal tubing.

07-21-2005, 12:11 PM
Thanks, Terry.

James Clay just emailed me back, giving me the name of what I was looking for: Adel clamps -- I couldn't figure out how to describe them and that made it a whole lot harder to find them online (Longacre makes them in packs of 10 for $5 -- as opposed to buying them at a bike shop for $2 apiece.)

Unfortunately, because the tubing isn't the rigid aluminum (it's thinner, with a rubber coating), I'm going to have to fabricate the nozzle mounts myself.