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Forum: N54 06-03-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,188
Posted By RCB
Is that a dual chambered tank with the expansion...

Is that a dual chambered tank with the expansion tank being one side and the low side OCC being the other?
Forum: N54 05-27-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 978
Posted By RCB
All of what rkreimer10 said is great advice and...

All of what rkreimer10 said is great advice and perfectly accurate.
I’ll just add that you may need to use a long flat head screwdriver to unseat the v-band clamps on the turbine side when you are...
Forum: N54 05-26-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,588
Posted By RCB
I think I’m ready to chime in here with some more...

I think I’m ready to chime in here with some more positive results. I have had a beta set on my car since January and although it was slow going with the testing for me due to New England winter...
Forum: Northeast USA 05-14-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By RCB
CPE *** for E90 x-drive

I have a set of E90 CPE K-A-Tless downp ipes that where used for about 6 months up for sale. These are the nicest N54 downp ipes available IMHO.

The will fit-
- 2007-2010 BMW 335i / 335xi
-...
Forum: N54 04-02-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By RCB
Rob has always been great to deal with in my...

Rob has always been great to deal with in my experience and I wouldn’t hesitate to go the RB route. He builds some quality products and will definitely guide you in the right direction.
I installed...
Forum: N54 01-18-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,312
Posted By RCB
I just got mine in last night within an hour in...

I just got mine in last night within an hour in my E61 on the tail end of my turbo upgrade.
I already had them out so that hour was just the reinstallation.

Pull the covers off the bottom and...
Forum: N54 01-18-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By RCB
Ehhhh, I donít know..... I think wrapping the...

Ehhhh, I donít know..... I think wrapping the shaft in duct tape till the wheel slips on tight may be better. At least then you know you are keeping the wheel centered. These are presision parts you...
Forum: N54 12-07-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By RCB
My top pick right now is the Alfa Romeo Giulia...

My top pick right now is the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
That is most likely going to be what replaces my Lexus ISF at some point.
Forum: N54 12-05-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By RCB
The factory oil cooler on the E60 535 has a ton...

The factory oil cooler on the E60 535 has a ton of surface area and sits right in front of the fan. It also doesn’t block airflow to the intercooler or radiator which is always nice.
It’s probably...
Forum: N54 10-04-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,018
Posted By RCB
I would shy away from having a local turbo...

I would shy away from having a local turbo rebuilder overhauling your stock turbos. Especially if you only want to do this once.
It seems to be hit or miss with the stock turbos. I recently upgrade...
Forum: N54 09-29-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,253
Posted By RCB
You canít take two dyno charts from different...

You canít take two dyno charts from different dynos in different places on different cars and use the delta as an absolute number. Thatís just not fair:)
Forum: N54 09-29-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 101,605
Posted By RCB
I can attest to this since I have one of the test...

I can attest to this since I have one of the test sets in my E61 and have been running them since day one. I have had zero issues with fittment or hoses popping off. The E60/61 engine bay has the...
Forum: N54 09-28-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By RCB
Yeah, I agree. Straight 2.5 is essentially what I...

Yeah, I agree. Straight 2.5 is essentially what I made for my car. Have to smush a pipe to call it 3" seems senseless.
Forum: N54 09-26-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By RCB
Nice, I don't love the big flat spot AR puts in...

Nice, I don't love the big flat spot AR puts in there's so I made my own set using the OEM bell mouth.



Sure, just as well as an E90 or any other N54 auto. It's a matter of how much torque you...
Forum: N54 09-26-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,544
Posted By RCB
If you don't get a free replacement buy your next...

If you don't get a free replacement buy your next one from FCP euro and then you'll be covered for life. Good luck.
Forum: N54 09-26-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By RCB
Congrats, great number on stock turbos. The car...

Congrats, great number on stock turbos. The car must feel great!
The stock turbos can make some good power it's just too bad it doesn't last.
I was hoping to dyno my E61 FBO+ on 93 but my stock...
Forum: N54 09-19-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,272
Posted By RCB
I'm happy to chime in with some positive feedback...

I'm happy to chime in with some positive feedback on these RB ones. I installed a set on an E92 335xi early last month. The car was FBO with inlets and runs on a custom MHD tune. We installed the...
Forum: N54 08-31-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By RCB
I would do the RB external PCV system rather then...

I would do the RB external PCV system rather then the upgraded valve.

+1 on the suggestions above, especially doing the water pump at the same time as the turbos.
I would maybe walnut blast again...
Forum: N54 08-20-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,539
Posted By RCB
This is the turbo that I'll be switching to...

This is the turbo that I'll be switching to shortly as well. Please keep us updated once you get them installed as I am excited to see the results and hear your feedback!
Forum: N54 08-12-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,260
Posted By RCB
Once you get all of the arms in the correct...

Once you get all of the arms in the correct places/positions don't forget to preload the suspension to static ride hight before torquing down the bolts on all of the pinched bushings. This step is...
Forum: N54 08-08-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 89,641
Posted By RCB
Thanks for the reply, I'll try to get this sorted...

Thanks for the reply, I'll try to get this sorted out today. I did everything from the same android tablet and it was all within 10 minutes.
Forum: N54 08-07-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,641
Posted By RCB
Check the mecatronics sleeve. It's well...

Check the mecatronics sleeve. It's well documented, try a search on it.
Forum: N54 08-04-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 89,641
Posted By RCB
I'm at the point of having the same issue. I...

I'm at the point of having the same issue.
I backed up my stock file and loaded stage 3 with no issues.
I then took the car for a ride and there was no gear indicator in D or DS.
I pulled the...
Forum: N54 07-31-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By RCB
There are 19,535 members on this forum. I would...

There are 19,535 members on this forum. I would figure at least 16,000 have a modified N54. Obviously not all of them are in the U.S. but I don't see how you are ever going to know the answer to your...
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 07-31-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By RCB
CPE *** for sale

I have a set of 1 year old CPE kitless *** and the O2 simulator for sale. Asking $575 plus shipping.
I can offer install to anyone local to the Boston area.

PM me for detailed pictures?
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