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Forum: Support & Log Review 10-19-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 75
Posted By LessIsMore
Have the intake valves ever been walnut blasted? ...

Have the intake valves ever been walnut blasted?

Can you translate those codes into descriptions?
Forum: N54 10-14-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By LessIsMore
Good for you. If you can't handle comments like...

Good for you. If you can't handle comments like mine, that was pretty reserved considering that thread, then online forums are not for you.
Forum: N54 10-07-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By LessIsMore
theres a process of refilling ehile engine is...

theres a process of refilling ehile engine is running, did you do that?

And what fluid did you use?
Forum: N54 10-05-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By LessIsMore
Yeah, I'm familiar - one of the more insulting...

Yeah, I'm familiar - one of the more insulting taxes in some European countries.
Are you sure re-coding the 320i DME will work? I assumed you have to source an actual 335i DME and integrate it.
Forum: Support & Log Review 10-05-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 96
Posted By LessIsMore
wouldn't hurt to replace the IBS. Problem sound...

wouldn't hurt to replace the IBS. Problem sound electrical.
Dying battery could be it, might be worth getting it tested.
Alternator can cause crazy behavior too if it's dying. However you'd...
Forum: N54 10-05-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By LessIsMore
Make sure you're counting the pins from the...

Make sure you're counting the pins from the correct side of the harness, i.e. male vs female.

I 'm not sure there's any vendors left that support the (d)(p) fixes - maybe VRSF/Tiago?
If you...
Forum: N54 10-05-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By LessIsMore
good luck! Have you already looked into the...

good luck!

Have you already looked into the DME conversion?

are you auto or manual?
Forum: N54 10-04-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By LessIsMore
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: N54 10-04-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By LessIsMore
valvebody, seals, etc. Look up the Sonnax...

valvebody, seals, etc.

Look up the Sonnax zip kit for the 6HP trans.
Also consider replacing the actual valve bodies.
not sure if you'd want to do mechatronic sleeve/seal at same time.
Forum: N54 10-04-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By LessIsMore
Yep, do the math on what you're willing to do and...

Yep, do the math on what you're willing to do and spend, and offer accordingly.
Forum: N54 10-03-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 518
Posted By LessIsMore
We don't exactly get winters here with snow and...

We don't exactly get winters here with snow and all that - so it's pretty much BMW time, all the time ...

Except when its broken and I have to drive my old Chevy beater truck. :(
Forum: N54 10-02-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By LessIsMore
Cool thread. Dragy has been proven over and...

Cool thread.

Dragy has been proven over and over to have similar margin of error as comparing two drag strips to another.

luchocamp, if you type the times you're getting in the post too,...
Forum: DIY Modification 10-02-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By LessIsMore
I hate to rain on a DIY parade, because I applaud...

I hate to rain on a DIY parade, because I applaud the ingenuity and DIY approach.

But there is a risk associated with running PVC plastic in the hot engine bay:

a) it has a low (212-500* F)...
Forum: N54 10-02-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By LessIsMore
Yeah, I hear you - I was pointing that out for...

Yeah, I hear you - I was pointing that out for the OP.

EDIT: Oh wow, just saw the other market thread he made - what a complete riot.
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 10-02-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By LessIsMore
If you're not getting any codes, I would use...

If you're not getting any codes, I would use something other than torque-pro to check your boost. Strongly suggest to get a JB4 and take some logs.

If you DO actually have low boost, could be a...
Forum: DIY Modification 10-02-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 437
Posted By LessIsMore
Be careful with the hydraulic lines for the...

Be careful with the hydraulic lines for the ARS/dynamic drive when you lower the subframe.
Forum: N54 10-02-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By LessIsMore
That's the first complaint I've seen about...

That's the first complaint I've seen about Fuel-It customer service.
Forum: DIY Modification 10-01-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 437
Posted By LessIsMore
good luck, that's a lot of work but your car will...

good luck, that's a lot of work but your car will be better-than-new afterwards.

good idea on the belt replacement too.

Just a"while you're in there" thing - if your WP/tstat have > 40K miles...
Forum: N54 10-01-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By LessIsMore
yes, it all gets mixed. if you fill up at pump...

yes, it all gets mixed. if you fill up at pump with regular pump gas + ethanol, it will all be mixed together evenly within 5 mins of driving.
Forum: N54 10-01-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By LessIsMore
I'm happy with my current set of VTT GC lites...

I'm happy with my current set of VTT GC lites (v1.0) - made 548whp limited by fuel, could probably do 600+ as it sits with more fuel than the TBI. I DD it and have no complaints right now.
Forum: N54 09-25-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By LessIsMore
different BOV's required different cleaning...

different BOV's required different cleaning intervals, based on their design.
i.e. Forge DV's suggest every 6 months (but what mileage? doesn't say)
They get gunked up and can stick if you don't...
Forum: Support & Log Review 09-25-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By LessIsMore
I would just get an Mfactory helical and call it...

I would just get an Mfactory helical and call it a day. Since you're AT, would have to keep stock gearing.
Forum: N54 09-25-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By LessIsMore
Hmm, you'd have to get in there to the turbos and...

Hmm, you'd have to get in there to the turbos and see if there's any identifying markings. Get a boroscope or camera down there, take pics, and post up here and we can help identify them.


...
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 09-22-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By LessIsMore
Best thing to do is be sure car is running stock...

Best thing to do is be sure car is running stock tuning. Then start from scratch with your tuning.

#1: check in dme box for JB4. If so, uninstall for now.
#2: use a DME flash tool like MHD,...
Forum: N54 09-21-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By LessIsMore
wish I could tell you! I haven't been to a track...

wish I could tell you! I haven't been to a track with the mods - however dragy says 12.3 @ 119, but that was a 2.1 60 ft in 80* temps on bumpy uphill back road on street tires.
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