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Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 07-26-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By fusionchicken
Geez, yeah I replaced all the pulleys /...

Geez, yeah I replaced all the pulleys / tensioners and made sure they all spun freely, fingers crossed this thing holds up.
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 07-25-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By fusionchicken
The shop used Continental, I was told it's one of...

The shop used Continental, I was told it's one of the best. I took the pulleys apart today and one of them had a rocky edge, maybe the shop accidentally put the old pulleys back on. I saw them take a...
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 07-24-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By fusionchicken
After all my issues my car shredded its new belt tonight

https://streamable.com/a8pcd

Unfortunately as of 20 minutes ago my car shredded its belt. I had a brand new belt with brand new pulleys put in 2 months ago, but I've had oil cooler leaks for about...
Forum: N54 07-24-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By fusionchicken
I might just take you up on your offer. ...

I might just take you up on your offer.

Unfortunately as of 20 minutes ago my car shredded its belt. I had a brand new belt with brand new pulleys put in 2 months ago, but I've had oil cooler...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 07-23-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By fusionchicken
YGPM

YGPM
Forum: N54 07-23-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By fusionchicken
Hahahaha I actually ended up running 4 zip ties...

Hahahaha I actually ended up running 4 zip ties all over that DV, and it held up fine after a ton of WOT pulls. I actually measured the opening on the chargepipe and the DV, it's 1.5" and 1",...
Forum: N54 07-23-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By fusionchicken
2008 535i charge pipe gray DV connector PART NUMBER?

I was trying to put on the VRSF charge pipe on my 535i - on the site it says it fits the 135/335/535i but it doesn't fit my 2008 535i; the part where the red arrow is pointing at in the first...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 07-18-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,175
Posted By fusionchicken
Interested in DCI, YGPM :)

Interested in DCI, YGPM :)
Forum: N54 07-16-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Just as a quick update, so far there hasn't been...

Just as a quick update, so far there hasn't been any oil leaks on the garage floor, and I've been driving the car somewhat hard. Going to start going WOT a bit more often and see what happens in a...
Forum: N54 07-11-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Well the new cooler hose arrived and I put it on ...

Well the new cooler hose arrived and I put it on

I’ve included a picture of how the h bracket and two hoses sit below the cooler housing. Everything seems to sit evenly to me. The bolt’s treads...
Forum: N54 07-05-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Ahh, I don't see the oring at all on my end, but...

Ahh, I don't see the oring at all on my end, but was curious how you were able to fix this issue? If the bolt was already in all the way?



Yeah definitely, the original housing was messed up...
Forum: N54 07-03-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Yeah I kind of saw how that worked when I...

Yeah I kind of saw how that worked when I replaced the oil cooler housing gasket, will definitely keep that in mind if my tstat gasket ever gives out again
Forum: N54 07-03-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Lol interesting, I'll try that next time before...

Lol interesting, I'll try that next time before resorting to silicone, glad to hear you resolved it relatively effortlessly though! That's always good :burnrubber:
Forum: N54 07-03-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Yeah apparently that tstat housing leaks pretty...

Yeah apparently that tstat housing leaks pretty frequently, and since BMW doesn't sell the gasket for that little housing separately, RTV silicone is the only alternative. If mine is leaking I'll...
Forum: N54 07-03-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Thank you Yeah I was hoping it's residual,...

Thank you

Yeah I was hoping it's residual, unfortunately the oil leaks on the new cooler hose is definitely new as I took pictures before and after the short drive. I am hoping I just messed up...
Forum: N54 07-03-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
yeah where the line meets the housing is leaking,...

yeah where the line meets the housing is leaking, and I put a new oring in there with lube, I tried making sure the oring didn't get pinched before i inserted the hose

At first only the line...
Forum: N54 07-02-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Did a short drive and lookit the hose The...

Did a short drive and lookit the hose

The oil cooler housing is genuine BMW and brand new

I used a brand new genuine bmw oring and lubed it up just 25 min ago, was trying to make sure that...
Forum: N54 07-02-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Well **** so turns out one of my brand new oil...

Well **** so turns out one of my brand new oil cooler hoses directly from BMW is indeed leaking also, where the metal part meets the actual hose. Requested for a replacement part now need to wait...
Forum: N54 06-30-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
https://streamable.com/bxl6p New oil cooler...

https://streamable.com/bxl6p

New oil cooler and cooler housing arrived

I am typing this with tears of joy. So far no leaks from any of the old leaking spots. I know a lot of people told me to...
Forum: N54 06-26-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,410
Posted By fusionchicken
sick build, subscribed! Sometimes I regret not...

sick build, subscribed! Sometimes I regret not getting a wagon 535

Man your valve cover gasket issue makes my oil leak issues (I have like 3 threads on here about it lol) seem so adorable, glad...
Forum: N54 06-23-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Haha my first set of wheels were bent too, funny...

Haha my first set of wheels were bent too, funny thing is there were no weird vibrations under 65mph, and that's how fast I went up to during my test drive.

I replaced my wheels and got brand new...
Forum: N54 06-22-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
I ordered the Rockauto oil cooler -...

I ordered the Rockauto oil cooler - https://www.rockauto.com/en/parts/hella,376750751,oil+cooler,2084, I found a 5% off coupon code so it ended up with pretty much free shipping, $280 out the door. ...
Forum: N54 06-22-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
Yeah I found that part from another site and it...

Yeah I found that part from another site and it doesn't look like the correct sized oil cooler at all for the E60 :)
Forum: N54 06-22-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
https://www.partsgeek.com/catalog/2008/bmw/535i/en...

https://www.partsgeek.com/catalog/2008/bmw/535i/engine_mechanical/oil_cooler.html

What's the difference between all the oil coolers on this page? I have a 2008 535i
...
Forum: N54 06-22-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By fusionchicken
If you make one I'll buy it, along with others as...

If you make one I'll buy it, along with others as my thread on e90post had a few people wanting to buy one as well



Yeah for sure, I am going to order a new oil cooler just to be safe, the...
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