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Forum: N54 02-20-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By rcpro88
The 335is will be a faster car for sure. The DCT...

The 335is will be a faster car for sure. The DCT will hold boost while shifting as well as it will shift much faster than you can.
As far as their engines, I'm pretty sure the 2011 335is has a twin...
Forum: N54 02-20-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By rcpro88
It doesn't sound like he has the engine removed...

It doesn't sound like he has the engine removed from the car. I wouldn't recommend media blasting the block unless you're about to paint it or need a perfectly virgin surface for whatever reason....
Forum: N54 02-19-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By rcpro88
When I cleaned my engine, I had most of it...

When I cleaned my engine, I had most of it exposed as I was doing the turbo swap. I used a power washer for it, I cleaned everything and would use compressed air to blow it dry. Just don't spray the...
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 02-18-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By rcpro88
If you have low pressure fuel pressure, then its...

If you have low pressure fuel pressure, then its probably your HPFP. Typically when you have misfires on all cylinders, you're not getting enough fuel pressure at the HPF rail. Either your lpfp is...
Forum: General Tech Support, Tuning Advice, Logs, and Help Me Posts 02-18-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By rcpro88
2 pumps? I'm assuming 2 walbro 450's? How are...

2 pumps? I'm assuming 2 walbro 450's? How are they wired? How old is your alternator? How old is your battery?
Forum: N54 02-17-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By rcpro88
I will say that I did not try the test on the new...

I will say that I did not try the test on the new alternator. I only did it to the old one. It might have been seized - it failed on me and had 182k miles on her.

I just dug around on the...
Forum: N54 02-17-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By rcpro88
My alternator on my e60 535i does not have a...

My alternator on my e60 535i does not have a clutch...I don't get why it would, the car uses so much electricity when running, if there was no power coming from the alternator, the car would die...
Forum: N54 02-06-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By rcpro88
I know for my 535i, whenever I pull the oil...

I know for my 535i, whenever I pull the oil cooler off, I typically drain it so it doesn't leak all over the garage. When I put it back in the car and fill the car with oil, the oil level will say...
Forum: N54 02-05-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By rcpro88
Have you had any work done on your car recently? ...

Have you had any work done on your car recently?
What oil do you use?
When driven in the upper RPM range for a few min, does the oil level raise or lower? Like if you were cruising on the highway...
Forum: N54 02-05-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By rcpro88
If the kit BMS sells has an o-ring in it, then...

If the kit BMS sells has an o-ring in it, then would you might sharing the o-ring size?
Forum: N54 02-04-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By rcpro88
Does you car have an oil cooler?

Does you car have an oil cooler?
Forum: N54 02-04-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By rcpro88
If youre taking off the OFH, then I would take...

If youre taking off the OFH, then I would take take the part to the hardware store and try various sizes of o-rings. Push/stretch them into place and make sure some rubber is protruding from the...
Forum: N54 01-29-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By rcpro88
Just saying, when i had this problem I found one...

Just saying, when i had this problem I found one other person who had the issue and it was the actually hose as well...however he said that he let the problem persist long enough to the point where...
Forum: N54 01-28-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By rcpro88
I just replaced my alternator. I will tell you...

I just replaced my alternator. I will tell you that my bearings were shot. Simply replacing the regulator would not have done it. The shot bearings eventually made things worse as it caused uneven...
Forum: N54 01-28-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By rcpro88
Also I would not drive the car much in this...

Also I would not drive the car much in this state. That oil gets all over the serpentine belt and it won't take long for it to turn the serpentine belt rubber into a gummy rubber band. I recommend...
Forum: N54 01-28-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By rcpro88
I have a 535i and I'll let you know problems I...

I have a 535i and I'll let you know problems I had in that area with it.
I replaced both my oil filter housing gasket as well as my oil cooler gasket. Then I still noticed I had oil leaking onto...
Forum: N54 01-28-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 27,884
Posted By rcpro88
My car started the same way...Blown turbos.. my...

My car started the same way...Blown turbos.. my turbine seal was blown on both of my turbos. On a cold start, the car wouldn't smoke, I would drive and maybe get a light puff of smoke while slowing...
Forum: N54 01-23-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By rcpro88
I had this problem before. The smoking will...

I had this problem before. The smoking will slowly get worse and worse. You can check oil level in I-Drive. The car is probably loosing a significant amount of oil daily, keep an eye on the oil level...
Forum: N54 12-05-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By rcpro88
Dang, I'll see if i can think up any possible...

Dang, I'll see if i can think up any possible causes today and see if I can help.
I know I had a partly faulty connection in my 4 bar TMAP adapt or harness which caused the car to run rough and...
Forum: N54 12-05-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,009
Posted By rcpro88
Is that intake manifold cast aluminium? They...

Is that intake manifold cast aluminium? They would obviously machine the part afterwards too.
Forum: N54 12-04-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,142
Posted By rcpro88
Yes, the next gens are a complete turbo. I saw a...

Yes, the next gens are a complete turbo. I saw a previous post you made and wasn't sure if you were planning on going with DIY rebuilt CHRAs or not.
As for as being a daily driver with stage 2...
Forum: N54 12-04-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,142
Posted By rcpro88
Are you talking about complete turbos or the...

Are you talking about complete turbos or the CHRAs?
Forum: N54 12-04-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By rcpro88
Could be O2 sensors...you should be able to check...

Could be O2 sensors...you should be able to check their output signal voltage via INPA.
Do you know what your low pressure fuel pressure is? When is the last time you replaced the fuel filter? ...
Forum: N54 12-04-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,142
Posted By rcpro88
Exactly, at the end of the day I can choose to...

Exactly, at the end of the day I can choose to have my opinion. I have all the receipts needed to prove that these are not from China. They spool as fast as oem but make as much power up top as your...
Forum: N54 12-04-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,142
Posted By rcpro88
I've had the OEM CHRAs installed and put 5k miles...

I've had the OEM CHRAs installed and put 5k miles on the car since the install...I have not had a single issue with the rebuilt turbos, they spool right away and they don't leak any oil. I haven't...
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