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Forum: N54 09-28-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Ancient8989
Do you mean update or change the JB4 firmware?...

Do you mean update or change the JB4 firmware? Just use the USB. If you mean something else I'm confused.
Forum: N54 08-01-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By Ancient8989
Honestly not sure. Still rust free up here in...

Honestly not sure. Still rust free up here in Indiana, going on 2 years now. Its just straight off the turbo so no muffler/resonator. They quoted him more, but the job cost less. They're locally...
Forum: N54 07-31-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By Ancient8989
That's crazy for a custom exhaust. My brother got...

That's crazy for a custom exhaust. My brother got his n55 135i converted over to true dual exhaust for $300 at a local shop. Stainless steel and all. Really clean job.
Forum: N54 07-11-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Ancient8989
Are you sure it's not coming through the injector...

Are you sure it's not coming through the injector seat itself? Possibly a bad seal?
Forum: N54 05-12-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Ancient8989
Might have to get under the car to completely...

Might have to get under the car to completely remove the down pipe, but other than that, its not too bad. It's been two years so results may vary haha
Forum: N54 05-12-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Ancient8989
Yes. Turbo needs to come off, and the exhaust off...

Yes. Turbo needs to come off, and the exhaust off the turbo dropped. I don't remember if I had to take off the dump tube or not. Possibly. This isn't fun, but it's doable. Patience and a crows foot...
Forum: N54 01-27-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By Ancient8989
Further information for you: LINK...

Further information for you: LINK (https://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=892838)

Personally I had my crank turned, and I used KING bearings. Everything was well within spec, plastigage...
Forum: N54 01-20-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By Ancient8989
What is this hole in the back of my cylinder head?

Little hole on the back side of the cylinder head. Looks like something goes there, but can't seem to remember :shrug

Click for hole (https://imgur.com/kltKoo5)

After some thought, I'm an...
Forum: N54 01-18-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Ancient8989
Are you low on fluid?

Are you low on fluid?
Forum: N54 12-17-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Ancient8989
I am aware, just need to know the numbers lol

I am aware, just need to know the numbers lol
Forum: N54 12-16-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Ancient8989
Stock head stud thread pitch?

I assume the thread pitch is consistent between all bolt sizes, I just need to know what it is so I can buy taps to chase the threads.

M11 x 135
M9 x 95
M9 x 125
Forum: N54 12-08-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By Ancient8989
T60

T60
Forum: N54 07-31-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,130
Posted By Ancient8989
I've already been there and got the the t-shirt....

I've already been there and got the the t-shirt. Why go through the hassle of trying to color match bearings when aftermarket is cheaper and simplified. My crank, MACHINED, came out with perfect...
Forum: N54 07-30-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,130
Posted By Ancient8989
BMW doesn't use color coding anymore. KING makes...

BMW doesn't use color coding anymore. KING makes replacement bearings OEM and machined cranks.
Forum: N54 07-20-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Ancient8989
Why? Apart from needing to buy new hardware for...

Why? Apart from needing to buy new hardware for rods and head taking it apart is cheaper than just buying a used motor outright.

If the crank is comes out damaged, then it is a fair amount of...
Forum: N54 06-06-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By Ancient8989
N54 and reliability don't mix :lol

N54 and reliability don't mix :lol
Forum: N54 05-21-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By Ancient8989
Glad it worked out! I had my crank turned and ran...

Glad it worked out! I had my crank turned and ran the appropriate bearings and they came out fine too.
Forum: N54 05-20-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By Ancient8989
Did you convert the clearance to mm or did you...

Did you convert the clearance to mm or did you find specs in inches?

N54 (Rod)
RPM 7000
Oil 0-30 to 5W40
0.025 Min(mm)
0.048 Avg(mm)
0.070 Max(mm)
0.00098 Min(SAE)
0.00187 Avg(SAE)
Forum: Support & Log Review 05-01-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 823
Posted By Ancient8989
The car needs to be tuned for the sensor. I've...

The car needs to be tuned for the sensor. I've used jb4 with it not MHD, but that box needs to be checked when you flash. I don't know anything about rescaling.
Forum: N54 04-28-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By Ancient8989
Aftermarket Piston Ring End Gap

Hopefully someone can chime in and offer some information on this for me. I would like to know which application my setup will fall under.

JE Pistons - 9.5:1 Compression Ratio - Bore 3.327" or...
Forum: N54 04-20-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Ancient8989
My ST 335i has Fuel pump plausibility from a...

My ST 335i has Fuel pump plausibility from a stage 2 upgrade. O2 sensor causing limp mode and no boost?
Forum: N54 04-13-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By Ancient8989
Pretty much peace of mind. I'd rather be safe...

Pretty much peace of mind. I'd rather be safe than sorry lol
Forum: N54 04-12-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By Ancient8989
I would use plastigage to verify clearances....

I would use plastigage to verify clearances. Manufacturing isn't perfect lol. If you need clearance specs I think I have a link somewhere with that info.
Forum: N54 03-19-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Ancient8989
What are you trying to do? Tune? Diagnose? Log?

What are you trying to do? Tune? Diagnose? Log?
Forum: N54 03-16-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,720
Posted By Ancient8989
Buddy got a 7" and it leaked pretty bad

Buddy got a 7" and it leaked pretty bad
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