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Forum: N54 09-27-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 88,549
Posted By chadillac2000
Wheels are Apex ARC-8 wheels in 18x8.5 ET45 &...

Wheels are Apex ARC-8 wheels in 18x8.5 ET45 & 18x9.5 ET58 with 235/265 tires--those offsets are made specifically for the 1 series. Suspension is Koni STR.T shocks and Eibach pro-kit springs. Fenders...
Forum: N54 08-30-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 88,549
Posted By chadillac2000
My 1er hit a big milestone this week as the...

My 1er hit a big milestone this week as the odometer passed 150,000 miles with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. It was also time to switch spark plugs after running the NGK 5992 for around...
Forum: N54 08-15-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 88,549
Posted By chadillac2000
I've really been enjoying the sounds of...

I've really been enjoying the sounds of everything with the BMS cowl covers installed and the large OEM assembly removed, as well as the extra cooling. The metal intake manifold used to be too hot to...
Forum: N54 07-25-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,736
Posted By chadillac2000
I've had mine on for 35,000 miles now with no...

I've had mine on for 35,000 miles now with no issues to note. Seems to be holding up great.

https://i.imgur.com/aOAz9Gl.jpg
Forum: N54 07-25-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 88,549
Posted By chadillac2000
Since my last update where I resolved my AC line...

Since my last update where I resolved my AC line issues, everything has held up well so far and continues to blow ice cold air--an absolute necessity for the temperatures and humidity we’ve been...
Forum: N54 07-03-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 88,549
Posted By chadillac2000
It was VERY necessary in upstate SC and even in...

It was VERY necessary in upstate SC and even in the mountains of NC--both have seen steady 90 degree temperatures with very high humidity. Rolling with the windows down only helps so much with...
Forum: N54 06-30-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 88,549
Posted By chadillac2000
It took over 40,000 miles of use, but my switch...

It took over 40,000 miles of use, but my switch to a single turbo finally caused some issues. As the temperatures started to warm up a few months ago, I noticed my air conditioning was not working...
Forum: N54 06-29-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,403
Posted By chadillac2000
Been running NTKs with no issues for 40,000 miles...

Been running NTKs with no issues for 40,000 miles now with zero problems. Started single turbo life with a set of ADVs that gave me problems from the first start up until I replaced them. Motiv sent...
Forum: N54 06-03-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 88,549
Posted By chadillac2000
Over the past month or so, I’d spent a lot of...

Over the past month or so, I’d spent a lot of time with the E90 I’d been prepping for sale. After selling the car this past Friday and sending it down the road with its new owner, I decided to...
Forum: N54 05-31-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 88,549
Posted By chadillac2000
I wanted to add another update to this build...

I wanted to add another update to this build thread as the 1er recently passed 140,000 miles and is still going strong, but recently got some time off + some new parts.

I was presented with the...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 05-31-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By chadillac2000
Sold on eBay!

Sold on eBay!
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 05-28-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By chadillac2000
Used Black Evolution Racewerks Charge Pipe

I recently switched to the VRSF 335D coolant tank charge pipe on my single turbo 135i, and no longer have a use for this ER charge pipe I had been running for a few years. Has picked up a few...
Forum: N54 05-21-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By chadillac2000
Probably good news. No reason to go with an OEM...

Probably good news. No reason to go with an OEM TOB I would assume then?
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 05-20-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By chadillac2000
SOLD.

SOLD.
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 05-15-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By chadillac2000
Forum: N54 04-16-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,744
Posted By chadillac2000
Wow thanks for sharing. Will definitely be...

Wow thanks for sharing. Will definitely be priming the system going forward when I touch any of these gaskets.
Forum: N54 04-16-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,744
Posted By chadillac2000
I've always been interested to know the...

I've always been interested to know the difference between:

a) unplugging the injectors and letting the starter turn the engine over without the engine actually firing.

b) just starting the...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 04-12-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By chadillac2000
Make sure you didn't install your center support...

Make sure you didn't install your center support bearing upside down when putting the driveshaft back. I did and it caused some vibrations until I went back and realized the problem.

This is...
Forum: N54 03-14-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By chadillac2000
Wishful thinking. If your oil was low in the...

Wishful thinking. If your oil was low in the first place, you're probably pushing oil through the turbo seals like we've been saying.
Forum: Support & Log Review 03-04-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By chadillac2000
Trims stuck at 25 are usually indicative of o2...

Trims stuck at 25 are usually indicative of o2 sensor failure. It also means you're in open loop fueling, which is not good for any type of WOT situation as your ECU isn't taking into account the o2...
Forum: N54 02-28-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 88,549
Posted By chadillac2000
Another clean bill of health. Now have over...

Another clean bill of health. Now have over 30,000 miles of use on the single turbo setup.

https://i.imgur.com/qI8eHsb.jpg
Forum: JB4 Mobile 02-25-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,365
Posted By chadillac2000
Agreed. Very useful feature in theory, but I...

Agreed. Very useful feature in theory, but I still have to go examine the log to find the actual max boost, not just the quick spike.
Forum: JB4 Mobile 02-18-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,365
Posted By chadillac2000
+1 for getting something as close as can be to...

+1 for getting something as close as can be to the OEM gauges. In my E82, I already leave the layout on 6 gauges, circle, with amber lighting solely because it's the closest to my others and I like...
Forum: N54 02-17-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,736
Posted By chadillac2000
https://www.n54tech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41...

https://www.n54tech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41696&page=10

Been running one for a while now. Haven't had any issues.
Forum: N54 02-16-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 88,549
Posted By chadillac2000
Even though it's only been 40 days since my last...

Even though it's only been 40 days since my last update, this E82 road warrior has racked up nearly 4,500 miles in that time, bringing the odometer up to 133,000 and counting. In North Carolina, that...
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