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Forum: N54 10-23-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By treehouse
Get the DCI. No reason not to.

Get the DCI. No reason not to.
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 08-06-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By treehouse
I am no pro at all, but is the slight jumping...

I am no pro at all, but is the slight jumping around of ign 1 vs everything else indicative of a spark plug gap or injector/coil issue on cylinder 1?

PS. I pretty much stalk your build and now...
Forum: N54 07-17-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By treehouse
All of this just sounds like misfires to me from...

All of this just sounds like misfires to me from the cylinder 6 injector. IIRC, you have to change an entire bank (1-3 or 4-6) at the same time. Did you re-code after changing the injector?
Forum: N54 07-16-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By treehouse
Just curious what platform you are moving on to?...

Just curious what platform you are moving on to? My 09 135i is getting high in miles and also a maintenance concern once in awhile. I haven't done any research lately about other platforms... but any...
Forum: N54 07-16-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,150
Posted By treehouse
Hey Terry, is shutting down in around a second...

Hey Terry, is shutting down in around a second actually fast enough to save an engine from a misfire and super lean condition? Not trying to put you on the spot legally or anything, just wondering...
Forum: N54 06-08-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By treehouse
Might as well look at some of the single turbo...

Might as well look at some of the single turbo builds and make sure all of your parts are the ones you would use there so you don't have to re-buy anything! Once you get the performance itch on these...
Forum: N54 06-03-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 206,538
Posted By treehouse
There are plenty of posts with dyno and logs with...

There are plenty of posts with dyno and logs with a small single running 550whp with stock-like spool. Not trying to bash you, just saying things have come a long way with some of the most recent...
Forum: N54 06-03-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 206,538
Posted By treehouse
Sounds like you just bought the wrong single...

Sounds like you just bought the wrong single turbo...
Forum: N54 05-18-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,150
Posted By treehouse
Does this manifold add more space around the...

Does this manifold add more space around the OFHG? Can you remove the OFHG without removing the manifold?
Forum: N54 05-18-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,601
Posted By treehouse
Thanks all for the responses. I got busy and...

Thanks all for the responses. I got busy and didn't get back to respond.
That new intake looks great! I might just go that way and start the single turbo plans.
Forum: N54 05-15-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,601
Posted By treehouse
100% E85 on stock turbos?

This thought started in Chadillac's build thread, and I finally found time to post it here. I assume this has been discussed before, but not finding a clear concise answer.

Since Throttle body...
Forum: N54 05-08-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 73,903
Posted By treehouse
Totally agree that E85 fuel mileage is an issue....

Totally agree that E85 fuel mileage is an issue. My understanding of E85 and the magic E60 number everyone talks about is really only for non PI builds since that is pretty much the max the HPFP can...
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 05-08-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By treehouse
Most people drill and tap the manifold and put a...

Most people drill and tap the manifold and put a 1/4 inch NPT and thread in a copper nipple. The plastic nipple breaks all the time and people say doing this make the Tial BOV work better.
Forum: N54 05-08-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 73,903
Posted By treehouse
I completely understand. Happy wife, happy life...

I completely understand. Happy wife, happy life and all.

Just curious why you wouldn't run 100% if you could? My plan has always been to try to get away from mixing and have considered PI with...
Forum: N54 05-08-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 73,903
Posted By treehouse
Do you have a dyno session planned to show a...

Do you have a dyno session planned to show a before and after? Also, how soon before you go port injection so you can run full E85 to help keep the cylinders cooler? I am very curious what a 6062BB...
Forum: N54 05-03-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,181
Posted By treehouse
I would move walnut blast up to your OFHG...

I would move walnut blast up to your OFHG maintenance since you will already have the intake manifold off.

And index 12 injectors solved all sorts of problems for me with random misfires when...
Forum: N54 04-30-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By treehouse
Most people just cap the vacuum line. The super...

Most people just cap the vacuum line. The super cheap way is to shove a golf tee into the end and zip tie it.
Forum: N54 11-13-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By treehouse
That is above the standard tmap so you will at...

That is above the standard tmap so you will at least need 3.5bar and the rest of the supporting mods. On stock turbos this is at the complete upper limit. You may want to do some more research before...
Forum: N54 11-03-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By treehouse
For me misfires were not an issue, however, I did...

For me misfires were not an issue, however, I did have a bit of slipping at around 80k miles with brand new stockers on E85 BEF with E50 and Map 7. Replaced with a new DMFW and 550i clutch and no...
Forum: N54 10-25-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By treehouse
The only reason you see more JB4 conversation is...

The only reason you see more JB4 conversation is because COBB has been dead on this platform for years.
I have been running JB4 for years, and have never had an issue that wasn't my own tuning...
Forum: N54 10-24-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By treehouse
I run the Stage 2 LPFP and ethanol sensor... I...

I run the Stage 2 LPFP and ethanol sensor... I really like to confirm my E% rather than guess. The new firmware on JB4 has a built in algorithm however, so not as necessary now.

I run a 09 135i...
Forum: N54 10-24-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By treehouse
Check your plugs after it sits overnight. Are any...

Check your plugs after it sits overnight. Are any wet? I used to have a long crank issue in certain scenarios and changing injectors and plugs fixed it for me. Went to index 12s.
Forum: N54 10-03-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,525
Posted By treehouse
Just a quick thought to keep in mind... the...

Just a quick thought to keep in mind... the numbers from BMW are at the crank, the numbers reported by end users are generally at the wheels. I bet you will be pretty impressed by just stage 1.......
Forum: N54 09-11-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,156
Posted By treehouse
I think I have a spare BMS charge pipe ready for...

I think I have a spare BMS charge pipe ready for DV's. PM if you are interested.
Forum: N54 08-31-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By treehouse
Have you checked your injectors? Want to upgrade...

Have you checked your injectors? Want to upgrade to index 12 injectors. Check spark plugs to make sure they are not wet after sitting overnight. Pull some logs and confirm that HPFP is not bottoming...
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