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Forum: N54 08-19-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By lituga
best time for inlets?

is it easier to have stock location silicone inlets done while I am having new turbos and deepees installed or a few months later when I upgrade the intercooler? ''

thanks
Forum: N54 08-13-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By lituga
turns out that both of my wastegates are stuck...

turns out that both of my wastegates are stuck open. I think the worsening 30ff through the year was from having one of them stick, which is why I could still make about 12 psi of boost (while target...
Forum: N54 07-30-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By lituga
I did, nothing obvious besides the rear elbow...

I did, nothing obvious besides the rear elbow leak at 10psi. I don't think a boost leak would explain going from zero to full boost all of a sudden. I'm wondering if anyone is able to figure out if...
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 07-30-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,592
Posted By lituga
30ff/30fc no boost then SUDDEN full boost

Hey all,

can anyone take a look at these logs and tell me what's going on? Here's the story:

four weeks ago I was only getting 30FF above 12psi boost. Then I suddenly had no boost at all,...
Forum: N54 07-28-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By lituga
*UPDATE*

so, about two weeks ago after driving the car hard for 15 minutes and putting some Jectron in, it felt like the wastegate was able to unstick and boost came back harder than ever! Things were great...
Forum: N54 07-11-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By lituga
how would I check it? Please don't give me...

how would I check it? Please don't give me nightmares lol

An additional observation. 90% of the times it has worked are after I restart the engine for a second time after having just driven it the...
Forum: N54 07-09-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By lituga
progressively worse then intermittent 30ff

hey all,

Got a weird issue here. Two out of three times I drive the car, I will only make 0-3psi of boost before throwing 30FF. However sometimes I can get in the car and easily get up to full...
Forum: Support & Log Review 06-23-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By lituga
I just ordered a set and will probably put them...

I just ordered a set and will probably put them in Thursday. Fingers crossed
Forum: Support & Log Review 06-23-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By lituga
I was about to post about this same problem. For...

I was about to post about this same problem. For the last month my car has been running into 30FF during the long 3rd gear pull at increasingly lower boost. Now it's at the point where it won't even...
Forum: N54 06-15-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By lituga
yeah the gaskets+plastics are a real...

yeah the gaskets+plastics are a real disappointment. The engine could have been so much more reliable for a matter of a few $100's per unit/ Then again no one else builds a boosted inline six anymore...
Forum: N54 06-15-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By lituga
30FF/30FC and not hitting target

Hey all,

I've been throwing these codes alternately for the last few months now whenever I target more than 12 psi. I run MHD Stage 2 so it will target 15 psi, but only hit 12 before throwing a...
Forum: Support & Log Review 05-04-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By lituga
alright I just downloaded the MHD logger last...

alright I just downloaded the MHD logger last night. I give it the beans around time marker 75 in the file until limp mode comes on. The car still feels very powerful at most RPM's but the long pulls...
Forum: Support & Log Review 04-20-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By lituga
30ff above 70

Hey all,

I'm running MHD Stage 2 on my e61 and will pull this code after flooring it for any extended period of time. it's usually after hitting 70 or 80 mph and not in 1st or 2nd gear. Forge cp...
Forum: N54 02-27-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By lituga
yeah I usually go to an indie but a friend said...

yeah I usually go to an indie but a friend said these guys do a good job :shrug

I torqued it by hand earlier today but that is not stopping it. ..also made sure to buy the tool for the oil filter...
Forum: N54 02-27-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By lituga
thanks for the advice! this was the first time I...

thanks for the advice! this was the first time I had my oil changed through this shop so it's possible they grabbed some crap off the shelf and didn't know the Bavarian Weg!

From the source it is...
Forum: N54 02-25-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By lituga
residue around oil filter housing

hey all,

just noticed some residue around my oil filter housing cap. There doesn't seem to be any major leakage but better to find out about this sooner than later

I had my oil changed around...
Forum: N54 01-11-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,628
Posted By lituga
been running the Bosch Z...33S for about 500...

been running the Bosch Z...33S for about 500 miles now no problem. Did not gap at all but they are pulling less timing than the stock 3-prong Bosch that was in there for the prior 17,000 miles with...
Forum: N54 12-12-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By lituga
I went ahead and ordered a set of them after...

I went ahead and ordered a set of them after reading positive reviews in one or two places. Should have them in the wagon with new Eldor coils next week.

In terms of design the N55 plugs look VERY...
Forum: N54 12-11-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By lituga
1 step colder plugs (n55 in n54)

hello,

since the NGK is out of stock in a lot of places, anyone use the Bosch ZR5TPP33S in the N54? It is the stock plug for the N55 and I have read in only one or two places that it is a direct...
Forum: N54 09-25-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By lituga
wow...I had no idea the Z4 never switched to the...

wow...I had no idea the Z4 never switched to the N55

N54 all the way to 2016!

I plan on hitting around 500-550whp w/ Pure or RB Stg 2 turbos, stg2 lpfp fueling, upgraded intercooler, upgraded...
Forum: N54 11-12-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By lituga
thanks! :drinking:

thanks! :drinking:
Forum: N54 11-11-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By lituga
dang that sounds about perfect. You mind posting...

dang that sounds about perfect. You mind posting what the rest of the mods were?
Forum: N54 11-10-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By lituga
if possible I want to run strictly pump, so no...

if possible I want to run strictly pump, so no meth or corn blends although I'm gonna look into the flexfuel stuff.

Wondering want kind of upgrades I'd need hpfp/lpfp wise or if there's anything...
Forum: N54 11-10-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By lituga
500hp on pump (93 octane)

hey all,

currently got a tune, cp/dv, dci and exhaust. Down the road I'd like to be able to hit 480-500whp on pump gas...so what's it gonna take?

I know it will look something like:
7.5"/big...
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