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Forum: N54 07-03-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 80,730
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: 257
Views: 80,730
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: 11
Views: 1,236
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: 257
Views: 80,730
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: 257
Views: 80,730
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: 135
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: 135
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: 287
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: 192
Posted By chadillac2000
SOLD.

SOLD.
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 05-15-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By chadillac2000
Forum: N54 04-16-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,576
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: 56
Views: 2,576
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: 211
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: 697
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: 286
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: 257
Views: 80,730
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: 43
Views: 2,866
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: 43
Views: 2,866
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: 135
Views: 15,150
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: 257
Views: 80,730
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...
Forum: N54 02-12-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 26,116
Posted By chadillac2000
None of the actual bumper needs to be trimmed,...

None of the actual bumper needs to be trimmed, just a lot of the plastic lying underneath.
Forum: N54 02-12-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,108
Posted By chadillac2000
Incredible work! You're really getting it dialed...

Incredible work! You're really getting it dialed in now.
Forum: N54 02-10-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 1,240,065
Posted By chadillac2000
THR has a more responsive throttle. I prefer it...

THR has a more responsive throttle. I prefer it very much over the non-THR map.
Forum: N54 02-07-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By chadillac2000
I see this thread once every few weeks. It's...

I see this thread once every few weeks. It's turbos unless you have an obvious leak in your PCV system somewhere or need more serious top/bottom end attention.
...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 01-29-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By chadillac2000
It's true. I barely even remember I have a SMFW...

It's true. I barely even remember I have a SMFW any more. My worn out old DMFW was louder.
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