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Forum: N54 09-13-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By theobjectivist
Its just your hunch the car is going lean at high...

Its just your hunch the car is going lean at high rpm? Havent you data logged to see whats happening?

Also, from a separate forum, a vendor was testing stock E60 pumps and they (for whatever...
Forum: N54 09-03-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By theobjectivist
Maybe im not understanding since I dont have Jb4,...

Maybe im not understanding since I dont have Jb4, but you can flash to Stock 0 and tick the 3.5bar sensor in MHD. This allows you to keep the sensor and show readiness.

I was able to pass with DP...
Forum: N54 07-17-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,385
Posted By theobjectivist
Strong #s - very impressed. Clean rides, too ...

Strong #s - very impressed. Clean rides, too


Have you butt dynoed with weaker e85 blends? I mean, do you feel the big power picked up only after you closed in on 50% ethanol? That 91 crap is so...
Forum: N54 07-06-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By theobjectivist
Which MHD map AND settings do I use to get SMOG ready?

Hi all - if im running MHD with ***, 3.5bar Tmap, AND a newly installed DP sensor fix, what MHD map should I use to get all readiness indicators set properly?

This is just a curiosity. The car is...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 05-24-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By theobjectivist
Can you clarify the differences between these new...

Can you clarify the differences between these new V3s and the older V2s?

If ive a set on V2s on my E60, can I upgrade to the newest for an exchange fee? (once youve finalized the e60 version)
Forum: N54 04-24-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By theobjectivist
Did the leaks you speak of contact the belt which...

Did the leaks you speak of contact the belt which resulted in the failure, or was the belt clean and it still failed at 85k?
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 12-31-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By theobjectivist
Super long shot, but your Mfactory diff is the...

Super long shot, but your Mfactory diff is the 3:46:1, right?

Zero chance it's the 3:08:1?
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 06-14-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,339
Posted By theobjectivist
How do we order with the discounted pricing?...

How do we order with the discounted pricing? Checking out on the ycw site shows $1500

Also, is sales tax charged to californians?
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 05-23-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,339
Posted By theobjectivist
The aeris series is interesting. Im currently...

The aeris series is interesting. Im currently shopping for an 08' E60 535i shipped to California.

Can you please explain (in simple terms for a layman) why the aeris would be a better choice for...
Forum: N54 05-12-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 94,831
Posted By theobjectivist
What boost PSI and ethanol % are you using? ...

What boost PSI and ethanol % are you using?


Your sig says .020. Youre saying that didnt work out, you started experimenting, and then found .018 to be best?

Oh, and do you ever have startup...
Forum: N54 05-02-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By theobjectivist
ACN 91. Sometimes it's ~4gals E85 mixed in...

ACN 91. Sometimes it's ~4gals E85 mixed in though. Behavior is the same

The injectors are V12 and only have 16k miles on them

I bought 6 new 97506 plugs this week under the believe my plugs...
Forum: N54 05-02-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By theobjectivist
you said autolights wont work, but what plug are...

you said autolights wont work, but what plug are you running right now? The ones that are misfiring upon startup?

Im running 95770 at .022 and will stumble upon startup too. Never registers as a...
Forum: N54 04-24-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,316
Posted By theobjectivist
on your and payam's advice, i just bought them...

on your and payam's advice, i just bought them -my fingers are crossed they work well on lower powered cars too

who ever heard of a company running out of spark plugs? lol
Forum: N54 04-23-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,316
Posted By theobjectivist
Are you saying the 97506 plugs have reduced life...

Are you saying the 97506 plugs have reduced life and/or dont burn as well as the 95770s?
Forum: N54 04-23-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,316
Posted By theobjectivist
bummer - im in the exact same boat. I wanted to...

bummer - im in the exact same boat. I wanted to get it ordered and change coils/plugs this weekend.


Im interested in the 97506 VS 95770 though. What makes the 97506 a good alternative?

I see...
Forum: N54 04-07-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,099
Posted By theobjectivist
Why wouldnt an LSD help? srs Because he's...

Why wouldnt an LSD help? srs

Because he's not spinning enough to benefit from additional traction, or LSDs in general dont improve ETs?
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 04-06-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 58,012
Posted By theobjectivist
can you confirm options for a 535i 6 speed? ...

can you confirm options for a 535i 6 speed?

I need a built diff sent to me first and then I send my core back. Is it true that these are custom units only, and with elevated pricing?
Forum: N54 04-05-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By theobjectivist
Oil change when cold or hot? (need sample for blackstone labs)

I need a proper oil sample for a blackstone analysis. Should I capture when the engine is hot, warm or cold?

Fuel dilution is a consideration and im uncertain if its best to get a sample after the...
Forum: N54 03-19-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By theobjectivist
definitely a good call out Im looking now...

definitely a good call out


Im looking now though and its doable but may not be worth it. The only difs readily avail are from SMG 7spds so the ratios are buggered for my 6spd, plus the...
Forum: N54 03-19-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By theobjectivist
Damn - you got a sweet deal I emailed...

Damn - you got a sweet deal

I emailed synchrotec and they quoted $2500 and 3-4 weeks downtime. (I must send them my unit first.)

$2500 and my car on blocks for a month or more?

Guess Im...
Forum: N54 03-18-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By theobjectivist
Yeah, I installed new ones. I was just wondering...

Yeah, I installed new ones. I was just wondering if the missing parts could cause the tabs to break off VS having the tech over tighten the bolts.
I never fully understood how those could have...
Forum: N54 03-18-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By theobjectivist
That's perfect So you ordered a complete...

That's perfect

So you ordered a complete diff plus a core charge and then you removed your old and shipped back for a refund?

The diff shows as $999 so im hoping it's not too much more to swap...
Forum: N54 03-18-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By theobjectivist
Whats the best way to source a helical differential?(already installed in a carrier)

Can anyone shed light on the best path towards a proper rear end?

Im looking for a wavetrac, quaife, or Mfactory diff for my 2008 535i 6spd but I dont want to bother fitting it into my existing...
Forum: N54 03-18-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By theobjectivist
do the injectors have the decoupling rings...

do the injectors have the decoupling rings installed?

I had the same issue and assumed(since mine were missing) they were vibrating to the point they broke the tabs (4 out of 6 on mine had failed)
Forum: N54 08-02-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,676
Posted By theobjectivist
What exactly makes a turbo a "TD04" turbo? Not just the wheels, right? (RB vs Pure)

Shed some light please: when is a turbo truly considered a TD04 unit?


If a standard TD03 turbo has it's compressor and exhaust housings bored to include TD04 sized wheels, does that mean it's a...
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