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Forum: N54 08-20-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,858
Posted By E30 Racer
Now that some of these kits have been used for a...

Now that some of these kits have been used for a while, can some users comment on how much oil the BMS OCC is catching (i.e., in the vacuum side application)?
Forum: N54 04-17-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,858
Posted By E30 Racer
Itís a nice piece for sure, but you didnít answer...

Itís a nice piece for sure, but you didnít answer my question. :)

Iím not as concerned about the high flow characteristics (more important for the boost side, right?) as I am about itís ability to...
Forum: N54 04-17-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,858
Posted By E30 Racer
I realize there are a lot of confounding factors,...

I realize there are a lot of confounding factors, but how much oil is the low side can catching? Comparable to the usual Mishimoto setup? Just want to make sure I get the most effective system...
Forum: N54 04-17-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,858
Posted By E30 Racer
Internally, is the can the same as your boost...

Internally, is the can the same as your boost side one or does it include a filter like the Mishimoto version?
Forum: N54 04-15-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By E30 Racer
Used Molygen in an oil change over the weekend. ...

Used Molygen in an oil change over the weekend. I'm not going to lie, it felt *really* weird pouring something that looks like Prestone antifreeze in the engine (Molygen has a UV sensitive green dye...
Forum: N54 04-07-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By E30 Racer
Liqui Moly Molygen 5W-40 impressions?

Not trying to start another oil war, just want to know if anyone has actually given it a try. Not much info from those using it in an N54. :shrug
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 03-29-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 143,336
Posted By E30 Racer
Thanks Rob. I posted details of the install here...

Thanks Rob. I posted details of the install here (https://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24585887#post24585887). Its written for those less familiar with the parts, but includes some pics...
Forum: N54 03-22-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,417
Posted By E30 Racer
In my case (1M), the wires leading to the evap...

In my case (1M), the wires leading to the evap valve became a bit stressed due to the BOV adapter shifting everything a few inches towards the firewall. Payam was really helpful in resolving...
Forum: N54 03-21-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,417
Posted By E30 Racer
So far, so good. Just waiting for a 90 deg boot...

So far, so good. Just waiting for a 90 deg boot for the evap valve connector. I ended up swapping the orientation of the barbs and replaced the straight BMS BOV barb with a 90 degree one from...
Forum: N54 03-19-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,417
Posted By E30 Racer
Hereís the adapter with two barbs: one for the...

Hereís the adapter with two barbs: one for the BOV, and another for the RB external PCV install.

https://i.postimg.cc/g2bqrFgX/79831-C77-887-A-404-C-ABD7-E8-E7-D2-D952-D5.jpg...
Forum: N54 03-13-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,417
Posted By E30 Racer
Thanks, will do. I suppose its...

Thanks, will do.




I suppose its possible I missed the O-rings, it was pretty dark during the install. That makes me feel much better!
Forum: N54 03-12-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,417
Posted By E30 Racer
Installed mine today. Very well made, finish is...

Installed mine today. Very well made, finish is really nice. Other than launching the retaining clip a few times, things basically went well (lightly lubing the clip likely contributed to that, but...
Forum: N54 03-03-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,517
Posted By E30 Racer
In addition to the above, it would be good to...

In addition to the above, it would be good to hear what the old valve condition was (i.e., of the RB/BMS versions). Still OK, clogged, cracked, etc.?

On a related note, when are we going to see...
Forum: N54 08-21-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By E30 Racer
https://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13...

https://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1375855

Seems to provide some answers to what I'm asking, but you guys seem more data driven. ;)
Forum: N54 08-21-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By E30 Racer
Effect of colder plugs on timing corrections?

On a FBO N54 running 93 octane fuel only (18-19 psi), would switching from the standard Bosch plugs to one-range cooler NGKs be expected to have any effect on minor timing corrections?
Forum: N54 09-22-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,221
Posted By E30 Racer
That's no good.

That's no good.
Forum: N54 09-22-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,240
Posted By E30 Racer
I raise the issue out of curiosity...is it...

I raise the issue out of curiosity...is it realistic to expect a well-tuned car can/will have OE drivability across all operating conditions? We all know the combination of lugging (6MT) and giving...
Forum: N54 09-21-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,221
Posted By E30 Racer
Such as...

Such as...
Forum: N54 09-21-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,240
Posted By E30 Racer
Is using WOT in 5th/6th at low RPM OK (6MT)?

I realize its not the ideal way to accelerate, but my bone stock '09 335i is able to tolerate it without any drama. No E85, no hesitation, no misfires, no error codes.

I've been told this is not...
Forum: N54 09-21-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,221
Posted By E30 Racer
What effect would this be expected to have on a...

What effect would this be expected to have on a car that actually needs the timing corrections to preserve itself?
Forum: N54 08-31-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,713
Posted By E30 Racer
WGDC during spool?

I've noticed some tuners choose to completely close the wastegates during spool, whereas others use values in the mid to upper 70s (similar to what BMW does). For those of you who have experimented...
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