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Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 02-16-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 36
Posted By Nanometer
So I found out that it's pretty common, it's...

So I found out that it's pretty common, it's called post shift Bog. I just wish someone had a clear solution.
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 02-15-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 36
Posted By Nanometer
Happens when doing full throttle and up shifting...

Happens when doing full throttle and up shifting at 5K or 6K. Full throttle and short shifting at 3K has no problem in terms of losing boost.
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 02-14-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 36
Posted By Nanometer
Loss in Boost Post Shift

I have a stage 1 JB on my N63 X5. And when I drive the car hard in drive mode everything works fine, but when I use manual mode for shifting, I have a complete loss in boost pressure and it takes a...
Forum: N63, N63TU 01-29-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,556
Posted By Nanometer
Any word on Compatibility for N63TU3, sorry if it...

Any word on Compatibility for N63TU3, sorry if it has been answered. Friend of mine has the 2019 X5
Forum: Support & Log Review 01-16-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Nanometer
Not sure which portion you are trying to service,...

Not sure which portion you are trying to service, but I think a good option would be to send it into one of the aftermarket turbo companies that venture these forums, and get an upgrade to a stage 1...
Forum: Lexus, Maserati, Diesel, and other new applications 01-15-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Nanometer
If I am not mistaken the engine is a BMW version...

If I am not mistaken the engine is a BMW version of the B58, which probably has some variant of the same ECU in the current B58. I would imagine all that would be required would be new firmware and...
Forum: Support & Log Review 01-10-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Nanometer
Coils are a passive device and do what the ECU,...

Coils are a passive device and do what the ECU, not what the JB4 tells them to do. All your various tunes can do is persuade(indirectly) or directly control the ignition timing. Based on what others...
Forum: Support & Log Review 01-09-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 943
Posted By Nanometer
Suggestion is to go to a safe area to do logs and...

Suggestion is to go to a safe area to do logs and to get 100% pedal and throttle. If the car is having boost problems, it will be evident in the logs. If you are having concerning performance issues,...
Forum: Support & Log Review 01-04-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Nanometer
It's not like you are running Full E85. In my...

It's not like you are running Full E85. In my opinion you have something else going on, or those "upgraded" coil packs are doing you a disservice.
You are also comparing apples to oranges. You can't...
Forum: //M 12-31-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Nanometer
Cool suggestion idea, and curious what benefit...

Cool suggestion idea, and curious what benefit gains there are. I just have to figure out what to do with the turkey in the freezer that we are saving from 2 thanksgivings ago
Forum: N54 12-31-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By Nanometer
On my first auto tranny with 120k miles. I have...

On my first auto tranny with 120k miles. I have been modified through most of it with about 450wheel torque through most of that time, only recently have I gone to more torque. I had low RPM slipping...
Forum: //M 12-24-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Nanometer
Peter, Thoughts on superchilling Methanol in...

Peter,

Thoughts on superchilling Methanol in the trunk?
Forum: VW/Audi Group 12-18-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Nanometer
If you are able to do different boost curve you...

If you are able to do different boost curve you can potentially lower peak boost and try to flatten the curve so that you don't spin your clutch. Basically lower boost a little at peak torque range,...
Forum: N54 12-07-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 34,702
Posted By Nanometer
Nice build! Looking forward to seeing more.

Nice build! Looking forward to seeing more.
Forum: N54 12-07-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By Nanometer
I use B-tool Lite and "Car Scanner". They might...

I use B-tool Lite and "Car Scanner". They might be BMW only. I was in a predicament similar to you where I wanted to use my cable and not a bluetooth adapter. I ended up buying the bluetooth...
Forum: N54 12-06-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Nanometer
Link to the company page that states that.

Link to the company page that states that.
Forum: N54 12-03-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Nanometer
I am not 100% sure what you mean by blown. But if...

I am not 100% sure what you mean by blown. But if you mean the seals are out, it's burning oil etc. Then the best option may be to get a core replacement. You would probably want to make sure your...
Forum: Support & Log Review 11-28-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 315
Posted By Nanometer
I had a similar issue, where suddenly the car...

I had a similar issue, where suddenly the car just died during idle at a stop light. It happened a couple times. I never did figure it out, but the issue never came back. I did replace my LPFP and...
Forum: Support & Log Review 11-27-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Nanometer
Anything in here that might help?...

Anything in here that might help? https://www.n54tech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48122
Forum: N54 11-26-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Nanometer
The oil return line on the turbo should be...

The oil return line on the turbo should be pointed down as you mentioned. But if you are unable to do so, can you run a scavenge pump and then run any angle you want?
Forum: N54 11-16-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Nanometer
In my experience standard coil packs are fine....

In my experience standard coil packs are fine. You really dont need additional ignition system mods. I honestly think the other crap out there like "high end coil packs" are a bit of a joke. The...
Forum: N54 11-16-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,626
Posted By Nanometer
Check your coolant level, if it's unusually low...

Check your coolant level, if it's unusually low then you have found your problem. The coolant has to go somewhere if it's low.
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 11-16-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By Nanometer
Turbos on Their Last Leg?

Hey All, I have been encountering some odd issues in the last 3 weeks, and I could use the expertise of the forum to help shed some light on my N54 engine. I was thinking maybe its a wastegate that's...
Forum: Lexus, Maserati, Diesel, and other new applications 11-15-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By Nanometer
A friend recently picked up a 570. I'll link him...

A friend recently picked up a 570. I'll link him to this page, though I'm not expecting he will go for it, since he considers the car fast as hell as it is...lol
Forum: N54 11-13-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,958
Posted By Nanometer
I'm at 117,000, and the car runs just as well...

I'm at 117,000, and the car runs just as well when it had 30,000. As others have said, keep up with expected failures and you should be good. I am personally neglecting an oil pan gasket leak, though...
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