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Forum: N54 05-29-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By dmckmc
No. Back End Flash reprograms the DME and cannot...

No. Back End Flash reprograms the DME and cannot be 'switched' on and off via JB4 controls.
Forum: N54 05-19-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By dmckmc
Similar situation, battery was the problem. I...

Similar situation, battery was the problem. I had the battery tested at an Autozone and it was 'good'. I replaced it simply because of age (4 years) and that fixed it. I did have a symptom of low...
Forum: N54 05-15-2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By dmckmc
It's a heater to reduce moisture/water vapor. ...

It's a heater to reduce moisture/water vapor. Some delete when installing inlets.
Forum: Market Place - For Sale / Trade / Wanted 03-05-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By dmckmc
RED ignition coil locker tops - 12131437986

Guaranteed 10 HP to the butt dyno with these RED coil lockers. Standard BMW N54 coil fit (Bosch/Eldor/etc). Send me a PM and I'll give you my PayPal address.
These are used but fully functional,...
Forum: N54 02-09-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,178
Posted By dmckmc
I know you already replaced the ecu but mosfet...

I know you already replaced the ecu but mosfet failure will cause and entire bank (4,5,6) to crash. May be worth a look.
Forum: N54 02-09-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By dmckmc
The JB4 'built in' ethanol readings are...

The JB4 'built in' ethanol readings are calculated/estimated and vary widely (not accurate). An actual flex fuel kit with the Continental (VDO) sensor installed with programming is the only way to...
Forum: Support & Log Review 02-06-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By dmckmc
Throttle plate is likely closing (throttle = zero...

Throttle plate is likely closing (throttle = zero % on log) for a split second. Pedal will read normal on log but computer will cut throttle will be zero. If you can, catch the event on a log to...
Forum: Support & Log Review 02-05-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By dmckmc
May not apply to custom MAP 6? Someone from BMS...

May not apply to custom MAP 6? Someone from BMS may need to advise. You are only targeting 8PSI however.
Forum: Support & Log Review 02-05-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By dmckmc
It sounds as if you want full boost before 160F? ...

It sounds as if you want full boost before 160F? Maybe you are expressing it in reverse or I'm not quite understanding your question.

I can confirm JB4 oil temp safety is active with any BEF...
Forum: JB4 Mobile 02-03-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,537
Posted By dmckmc
Same here, Android 5.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy tab...

Same here, Android 5.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy tab and can't update. Not enough of a pain to buy a new tablet yet. I'll connect with my phone if I just need to read codes or I'll fire up the Carly app.
Forum: N54 02-02-2022, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 807
Posted By dmckmc
What an insidious spam bot. it somehow takes a...

What an insidious spam bot. it somehow takes a real sounding, board appropriate post and inserts a spam link. it must copy a previous post to sound real? or does it take over after a legit new sub...
Forum: N54 01-30-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By dmckmc
What a beautiful car and build. Nice to see dyno...

What a beautiful car and build. Nice to see dyno and logs...thanks!
Forum: N54 01-26-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By dmckmc
JB4 bluetooth adapter adds the ability to...

JB4 bluetooth adapter adds the ability to wirelessly update JB4 unit firmware, allows for wireless live data display on tablet or phone and the ability to make quick changes to user adjustable...
Forum: N54 01-25-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By dmckmc
JB4 Bluetooth module is not needed to flash MHD. ...

JB4 Bluetooth module is not needed to flash MHD. Note when you plug in the MHD OBD2 module the JB4 will automatically turn off (change to MAP 0). You will need to reselect the desired MAP and set...
Forum: Support & Log Review 01-17-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By dmckmc
See post #3 here for default settings: E Series...

See post #3 here for default settings: E Series N54 JB4 - N54Tech.com - International Turbo Racing Discussion (https://www.n54tech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10605)

DB=Duty Bias and should be 50...
Forum: N54 12-12-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By dmckmc
I don't know the number but believe it is the...

I don't know the number but believe it is the same as rear turbo for 1/5/Z4 N54 cars.
Seems I've seen this info when researching new turbo's for my 535i that RHD is same. Hopefully this helps...
Forum: N54 11-18-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By dmckmc
Can I use E85 ethanol fuel with the JB4? If so...

Can I use E85 ethanol fuel with the JB4? If so what mixture should I use?

1) Generally speaking you can run 30-40% E85 without the need for logging or worrying about fuel trims, fuel pressure,...
Forum: N54 11-07-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By dmckmc
Possible BSD problems...similar water pump issues...

Possible BSD problems...similar water pump issues here: 2007 BMW 335i 2E7C BSD Fault Diagnosis - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MCoQ4QrxsY)
Forum: N54 10-22-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By dmckmc
Adding ethanol and tune for my 535i was the...

Adding ethanol and tune for my 535i was the transformation needed, amazing! I have stock turbo's and fueling and can run around 45% ethanol before fuel pumps start to falter. At 40+ percent ethanol...
Forum: N54 09-17-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,092
Posted By dmckmc
Same answer, one of the components (or wiring to...

Same answer, one of the components (or wiring to the component) on the BSD network is taking down the signal from the water pump to the DME. It could even be the BSD line from the water pump causing...
Forum: N54 09-09-2021, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By dmckmc
The Definitive Guide To The BMW N54 Engine -...

The Definitive Guide To The BMW N54 Engine - Common Faults, Failures, Repairs (https://blog.fcpeuro.com/the-definitive-guide-to-the-bmw-n54-engine)



BMW N54 Common Problems:

Water pump and...
Forum: N54 09-06-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By dmckmc
I installed the ER charge pipe. Several years...

I installed the ER charge pipe. Several years old, no issues. Forge diverter valves. Forge came with tubing and I used some extra I had for plumbing back to the intakes. Wagner stepped...
Forum: N54 09-06-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By dmckmc
The intercooler will come with silicone fittings...

The intercooler will come with silicone fittings that work with any charge pipe, including OEM. I installed the Wagner intercooler which uses factory inlet and outlets (required no silicone...
Forum: N54 08-25-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By dmckmc
or simply download the appropriate BEF from this...

or simply download the appropriate BEF from this site or from your MHD save file

I mean save your newly TunerPro edited flash file in the same place as your other flash files so it will be...
Forum: N54 08-24-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,092
Posted By dmckmc
link to diagram below. also check repair article...

link to diagram below. also check repair article as it details how to troubleshoot a water pump on N54. it's for a 5 series but it's the same pump/part number
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