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Forum: DIY Modification 08-15-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By suspenceful
Nice! Thanks for sharing that event, I just...

Nice! Thanks for sharing that event, I just checked it out. It's the week after NFZ Midwest, so if my car is still in one piece, I might try to make it out there. I've been wanting to get to GLD as...
Forum: DIY Modification 08-05-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By suspenceful
Installing Corbeau Race Seats in my BMW 135i

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As I continue to go down the rabbit hole of weight reduction/track-inspired modifications... bucket seats were next up on the list.

With a budget of $1,000 shipped for a pair of...
Forum: N54 07-19-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By suspenceful
LOL! True that. I had a convertible once, it was...

LOL! True that. I had a convertible once, it was nice.
Forum: N54 07-19-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By suspenceful
Weight Difference: BMW 135i vs. 335i (Actual Results)

After running a 10 second pass in my 135i, I was really curious what it weighed. So, I found a local weigh station and put it on the scale. I even brought my stock BMW 335i to find out the difference...
Forum: N54 07-19-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By suspenceful
For anyone curious, I put my 135i on the scale to...

For anyone curious, I put my 135i on the scale to see how much it weighed when I ran that 10 second pass...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48294686726_7d79312a6e_c.jpg...
Forum: N54 07-19-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By suspenceful
Thanks! The rear wheels are OEM BMW Style 68s...

Thanks! The rear wheels are OEM BMW Style 68s from the rear of an E46. They have 275/40/17 Mickey Thompson ET Street R tires on them.
Forum: DIY Modification 07-18-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By suspenceful
Thanks! I'm glad it's helpful. I don't think a...

Thanks! I'm glad it's helpful. I don't think a lot of people use this forum for anything other than N54-specific troubleshooting, etc.
Forum: DIY Modification 07-18-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By suspenceful
Nice! I'm starting to get a rough idle again,...

Nice! I'm starting to get a rough idle again, seems like my injectors are leaking now...
Forum: N54 07-12-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By suspenceful
At the end of the post, you should see a section...

At the end of the post, you should see a section about SMFW vs. DMFW. I linked to the DMFW options that I would recommend. The car should drive and sound like stock.

- 335is Clutch Kit...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions 07-10-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By suspenceful
I've also had great experiences with BMS. It's...

I've also had great experiences with BMS. It's been public knowledge that the JB4 G4 has been obsolete for many years. It hasn't been sold or supported for a long time. If they don't deem it worth...
Forum: N54 07-10-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By suspenceful
Thanks! I think I can get closer to 10.5 as well....

Thanks! I think I can get closer to 10.5 as well. I'd like to go back in the next month or so, but would be faster if I wait until the weather gets colder in September.



Thanks! I see you on...
Forum: N54 07-09-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By suspenceful
I put together a complete write-up for the...

I put together a complete write-up for the perfect clutch setup at your power level.

Check it out: Best Clutch Upgrade for BMW 135i 335i (335is/550i Clutch) | BMW 135i (N54)...
Forum: N54 07-01-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By suspenceful
The clutch delay solenoid can go reallllllly...

The clutch delay solenoid can go reallllllly slow, so I think so. But I couldn't get it to work right. When I dialed the slip to be very slow, it started to affect the clutch during shifting (when it...
Forum: N54 06-30-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By suspenceful
No - it's not. Why? Thanks! I am...

No - it's not. Why?



Thanks! I am running 275/40/17 Mickey Thompson ET Street R tires at 16psi warm.
Forum: N54 06-28-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By suspenceful
I'm not too sure, check out their website or look...

I'm not too sure, check out their website or look up the production threads on some forums.
Forum: N54 06-28-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By suspenceful
Thanks man! I've already sheared two axles, but...

Thanks man! I've already sheared two axles, but just replaced them with $60 junkyard OEM units.

I appreciate the support :burnrubber:
Forum: N54 06-27-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By suspenceful
Nope, but I will note that this turbo doesn't hit...

Nope, but I will note that this turbo doesn't hit full boost until 3rd gear. Targeting 28psi, it was only able to hit 22psi in 1st gear and 24psi in 2nd gear. Thanks for watching!
Forum: N54 06-27-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By suspenceful
Thanks Payam! Thank you! :burnrubber:

Thanks Payam!



Thank you! :burnrubber:
Forum: N54 06-27-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By suspenceful
Manual 135i Runs a 10 Second 1/4 Mile Pass @ 136mph!

I finally made it to the 10 second club! One of four(?) N54-powered vehicles in the 10's with a manual transmission.

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Forum: Midwest USA 06-25-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By suspenceful
Midwest BMW N54 Group

Hey everyone, I wanted to share a Facebook group I created to bring all of the "local" N54 enthusiasts together.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2334582466868707/

Feel free to join! Sometimes...
Forum: DIY Modification 06-14-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By suspenceful
Found & Installed the Perfect 2-Post Lift in my Home Garage!

As I continue to work on my BMWs, I find myself constantly adding things to the garage to optimize my work space. Since buying the house four years ago, I transformed the 750 sq/ft garage into my...
Forum: DIY Modification 05-31-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,205
Posted By suspenceful
How To Install the Brightest LED Angel Eyes (E9X, E8X)

I installed some LUX H8 LED angel eyes (https://amzn.to/2HKIDPi) and want to share the process with anyone else on the fence about it. Upgrading the angel eye bulbs are one of my favorite appearance...
Forum: N54 05-31-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By suspenceful
Not a huge update, but I installed some LUX H8...

Not a huge update, but I installed some LUX H8 LED angel eyes (https://amzn.to/2HKIDPi). Upgrading the angel eye bulbs are one of my favorite appearance modifications you can do for these cars....
Forum: N54 05-30-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By suspenceful
No, all of them were pretty bad with no rhyme or...

No, all of them were pretty bad with no rhyme or reason.
Forum: N54 05-29-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By suspenceful
Me too, we'll see! :burnrubber: ...

Me too, we'll see! :burnrubber:



Awesome! $2,900 for a 335i is CHEAP, sounds like a deal if it's in good mechanical shape.



No problem - the goal is to help others :)
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