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Forum: N54 10-16-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,436
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
I wouldn't be too concerned about the weld,...

I wouldn't be too concerned about the weld, surely it will hold without any issues. Also the problem is probably from the base housing material as these aftermarket housings are not very easy to weld...
Forum: N54 10-16-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,436
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
What is going on with that stepped ledge on the...

What is going on with that stepped ledge on the inlet? Can't be good for the inbound airflow.:shrug

Rob
Forum: N54 10-15-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,052
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
You really need to follow your engine builders...

You really need to follow your engine builders oil recommendations, we'd imagine they'd have you on a 5w-40 or maybe even a 20w-50. It is a head scratcher you have going on here sir, all seems well...
Forum: N54 10-15-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 321
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
500 sets in the past year?! Damn that is...

500 sets in the past year?! Damn that is impressive.

We get the question a lot, "Why are your inlets $75-100 more than others?"

The large answer: We spend a lot on the quality additions to the...
Forum: N54 10-12-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Would not rule out the turbos either. While TLA...

Would not rule out the turbos either. While TLA seem like some good folks, unfortunately they just do not have any good turbo servicing equipment on hand plus they use a kind of hodge podge bearing...
Forum: N54 10-04-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,052
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
The leak down results look good for a built...

The leak down results look good for a built motor, being that they are typically built a bit looser. The OE motor builds are usually around 2-5% when healthy. Anyway I would not expect any issues...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 10-03-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,996
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Figured would give another update on these...

Figured would give another update on these things, while we put them into limited availability, we still sell them frequently by email request as supplies permit.

Unfortunately earlier this year...
Forum: N54 09-26-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,052
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
The compression test results look good. When was...

The compression test results look good. When was this test done? Was the excessive oil consumption an issue at that time as well, or did it begin more recently?

Also what ST kit do you have? What...
Forum: N54 09-25-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,052
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
If you have an air compressor and have the...

If you have an air compressor and have the ability to swap spark plugs, you are more than likely capable of performing a leak down test (it requires a tool you can get for sub $100).

While it is...
Forum: N54 09-25-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,052
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Sounds like you may have some other issues, that...

Sounds like you may have some other issues, that you are simply just trying to mask by fumbling around with other "fixes".

The reason being is that once you have Externalized your PCV system these...
Forum: N54 09-06-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Honestly I would just rock what it is, because...

Honestly I would just rock what it is, because anything you find out there is going to be damn near the same.
Forum: N54 09-06-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,052
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
If you have the RB External PCV there is...

If you have the RB External PCV there is absolutely no reason it combined with the head plugging would cause oil consumption in itself- provided you have the install correct which is fairly a simple...
Forum: N54 09-06-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Sounds good and you are welcome sir, but...

Sounds good and you are welcome sir, but unfortunately you are going to find very similar slop in anything that you can order IMO.

Rob
Forum: N54 09-06-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,909
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Agree, extremely easy to do. A careful first...

Agree, extremely easy to do. A careful first timer should spend less than 1 hour doing it. If you have done it before probably 30 minutes. Remember you do not need to tap but only about 8-10 turns...
Forum: N54 09-06-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Many are using these wastegates, other popular...

Many are using these wastegates, other popular vendors included; and while some clearance is needed for operation these indeed are very loose even when new. The flappers themselves usually have a ton...
Forum: N54 09-05-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,909
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Need to step outside the box it seems. Firstly...

Need to step outside the box it seems. Firstly the BMS adapter has done nothing to the PCV chamber that every adapter before it hasn't already done (literally all the same double O-ring), in fact it...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 09-05-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 135,733
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Finally got the OCC strut bar mounts all machined...

Finally got the OCC strut bar mounts all machined up and anodized, both the BMS and the Mishimoto mounts are ready to go. Prices is the same regardless of can style, which is $60 for 1 (or $100 for...
Forum: N54 09-03-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,909
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Agree with the above. Once you go external PCV,...

Agree with the above. Once you go external PCV, it is really just plain dumb to not plug these ports, regardless of what you may read there is no upstream adapter that can accomplish this feat for...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 08-27-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 135,733
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Just to update we have the BMS OCC bracket...

Just to update we have the BMS OCC bracket support coming back from anodizing in the morning, so we are all good on stock for both OCC setups now. Anyone interested in one or both feel free to shoot...
Forum: N54 08-20-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,052
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Looks like you also did an engine rebuild at the...

Looks like you also did an engine rebuild at the same time? Anything done with the turbos too? Anyone reputable perform this work?

Your oil consumption rate is very poor there is no question, so...
Forum: N54 08-13-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,917
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
This is one hell of a giveaway here, we have been...

This is one hell of a giveaway here, we have been working on these turbos for nearly a year and have spent countless hours making sure every aspect of the build is focused on utmost quality and...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 08-01-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 135,733
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Thanks sir appreciate that!

Thanks sir appreciate that!
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 07-30-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 135,733
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
In addition to the last update to this kit...

In addition to the last update to this kit (specifically with #1 above), we made yet again another minor update which was aligning the twin 1/8" NPT threads and shortening the adapter as much as...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 07-30-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 135,733
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
Finally got the OCC strut bar mounts all machined...

Finally got the OCC strut bar mounts all machined up and anodized, both the BMS and the Mishimoto mounts are ready to go. Prices is the same regardless of can style, which is $60 for 1 (or $100 for...
Forum: N54 07-23-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,915
Posted By Rob@RBTurbo
No hard feelings here, and zero idea of their...

No hard feelings here, and zero idea of their costs, just some friendly advice and also keep in mind when someone says "we balance our stuff" it does not mean that they have the best equipment to...
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