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Forum: Support & Log Review 06-08-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By rhodesman
What would you recommend? I've been...

What would you recommend?

I've been considering going Single Turbo to help simplify the build but I don't know much about the various single turbo options these days. I have not been keeping up...
Forum: Support & Log Review 06-08-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By rhodesman
I hate that you're right. Third blown...

I hate that you're right.

Third blown turbo in three years. Man, my car sure does not like being upgraded to a garage queen! (probably more having to due with it sitting idle for so long)
...
Forum: Support & Log Review 06-05-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By rhodesman
I swapped back the old PCV valve and the smoking...

I swapped back the old PCV valve and the smoking is definitely less. Still smoking, and in the garage, doing quick rev blips it's still blowing smoke. But the sweetness smell is gone and it has a...
Forum: Support & Log Review 06-05-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By rhodesman
Not a bad idea, I'll give that a go. It's...

Not a bad idea, I'll give that a go.


It's sweet, kind of like pancake syrup.


No, it's more watery. It has soot mixed in, but not oily.
Forum: Support & Log Review 06-04-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By rhodesman
Here is a video of the smoke. You can see some...

Here is a video of the smoke. You can see some water/liquid coming out along with the smoke.

BMW N54 smoke from engine - YouTube (https://youtu.be/0F7In0e8xL0)
Forum: Support & Log Review 06-04-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By rhodesman
Turbos are MMPe 1k turbos with ceramic ball...

Turbos are MMPe 1k turbos with ceramic ball bering option.

No oil at the exhaust tips. Some moisture, but everything seems to be burnt by the time it gets to the tips. I do have to add oil, but...
Forum: Support & Log Review 06-03-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By rhodesman
Riddle me this: my car is expelling puffs of white/blue smoke when I come to a stop o

My car is expelling puffs of white/blue smoke when I come to a stop or downshift around 3,000 rpm. The turbos (< 10,000 miles on them) pull fine and sound fine, I just replaced the PCV valve and the...
Forum: N54 05-04-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 1,608,461
Posted By rhodesman
If I'm running MMP-E 1k turbos with PI and...

If I'm running MMP-E 1k turbos with PI and E70-E85 (varies depending on which station I fill up at) which map should I flash? I'm doing this for testing purposes but I'm curious what difference...
Forum: JB4 Mobile 03-06-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,157
Posted By rhodesman
This would also be helpful for matching up any...

This would also be helpful for matching up any DME faults or errors recorded with the exact moment in the logs where the fault happened. Would help with examining logs
Forum: N54 02-26-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By rhodesman
Well that was my question really, is if there was...

Well that was my question really, is if there was any benefit. If not, then yeah, thatís crazy sauce. That was my real question, if doing rings and bearings was worth it or not. I didnít do a good...
Forum: N54 02-26-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By rhodesman
Question Thinking of pulling my engine, am I crazy?

First: my car runs great, no mechanical issues. Plus, this is not my daily so I can afford to have it off the road for an extended period of time....not that I want to, but I can.

My car is a...
Forum: N54 11-21-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By rhodesman
I guess that's not a horrible option. I dunno, I...

I guess that's not a horrible option. I dunno, I was also toying with the idea of repurposing the SOS call button for such a switch. Because, I mean how cool would that be!? But I suppose Map...
Forum: N54 11-19-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By rhodesman
External boost adjustment/switch possible?

I've tried my best to search but I'm not sure I'm using the right terminology to get the search results I'm after and I'd be shocked if I'm the first one to ask about this or attempt it. Basically...
Forum: N54 10-29-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,024
Posted By rhodesman
2-Step is definitely one of those "controversial"...

2-Step is definitely one of those "controversial" upgrades where you will find people on both sides of the fence telling you 'yay' or 'nay'.

My biggest gripe with 2-step is it can significantly...
Forum: N54 05-10-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 571
Posted By rhodesman
MHD reset adaptations failing

Has anyone had this issue before? I was trying to reset my adaptations after fixing and replacing my O2 sensors and it kept coming back as "failed". Nothing I did would reset my adaptations. I...
Forum: Support & Log Review 04-04-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By rhodesman
Map6 to Map4...not sure why

I cannot make heads or tails of this but for some reason my car keeps dropping to Map4. I cannot figure out why. Nothing seems wrong and I can switch back to map6 and the car will run fine for a...
Forum: N54 02-18-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 27,982
Posted By rhodesman
I can attest, this manifold is just awesome! ...

I can attest, this manifold is just awesome! Been running it with the Fuel-IT Platinum lines + Stage 3 LPFP and it is awesome! Zero issues with it, just really solid work and it really dresses up...
Forum: Support & Log Review 01-03-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,042
Posted By rhodesman
MAN! I'm jelly!!! My coils got sent to the wrong...

MAN! I'm jelly!!! My coils got sent to the wrong place, had to reorder and wont be here until Friday. Stupid UPS mishap. :(
Forum: Support & Log Review 12-27-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,042
Posted By rhodesman
huh, strange. What's odd is that the 10571's...

huh, strange. What's odd is that the 10571's were cheaper. I assumed because they were cheaper, they were the inferior line. Well, we'll see, can't cancel the order now seeing how they already...
Forum: Support & Log Review 12-27-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,042
Posted By rhodesman
I just ordered a set of 6 of these. I'll have...

I just ordered a set of 6 of these. I'll have them Saturday and will be happy to report back.

Amazon.com: Delphi GN10328 Ignition Coil: Automotive (http://a.co/d/ilmz9DM)
Forum: Support & Log Review 12-27-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,042
Posted By rhodesman
I've had the R8 coils since they came out and...

I've had the R8 coils since they came out and have them set correctly with MHD. You actually can run the OEM coils with the R8's as I had to do that when I first got them and had a bad OEM->R8...
Forum: Support & Log Review 12-27-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,042
Posted By rhodesman
I can start a new thread about this in the...

I can start a new thread about this in the general N54 forum but I had an "extra" OEM connector for that R8 coil harness and tried my best to dissect it. I had to light the "glue" on fire to make it...
Forum: Support & Log Review 12-27-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,042
Posted By rhodesman
Just placed an order for 6 of them. We'll see...

Just placed an order for 6 of them. We'll see what happens! :)
Forum: Support & Log Review 12-27-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,042
Posted By rhodesman
Those are the Delphi ones. Is Delphi better than...

Those are the Delphi ones. Is Delphi better than the Bosch set?
Forum: Support & Log Review 12-27-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,042
Posted By rhodesman
Yeah. Cyl 1 is the Bosch coil, cyl 2-6 are the...

Yeah. Cyl 1 is the Bosch coil, cyl 2-6 are the Audi R8 coils. I'm now seeing a Misfire happening on Cyl 5. Going to go buy all new Bosch OEM coils and rip that BT R8 coil **** out of my car. What...
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