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  • ///Monst3r's Avatar
    Today, 03:44 PM
    ///Monst3r replied to a thread ***Spark plug guide*** in N54
    I picked up a paper thin walled 12 point on ebay.
    91 replies | 7759 view(s)
  • Msport335's Avatar
    Today, 03:39 PM
    Msport335 replied to a thread AEM meth kit and STFT's in N54
    here is a recent e60 log.... spraying 50/50 through 500cc nozzle ...7.5psi to 11psi progressive injection http://datazap.me/u/msport335/mhd-e60-v13-inlets-5050-meth?log=0&data=4-22
    7 replies | 452 view(s)
  • konvikt21's Avatar
    Today, 03:34 PM
    konvikt21 replied to a thread Backend Flash problem in N54
    You pushed start with fob inserted and foot off the brake? Jb4 set to Map 0 if you have one?
    4 replies | 342 view(s)
  • Abacus38's Avatar
    Today, 03:31 PM
    LOL finally I'm surprised it lasted that long!
    61 replies | 7509 view(s)
  • Abacus38's Avatar
    Today, 03:30 PM
    Abacus38 replied to a thread Single Turbo Question in N54
    Sweet my paitence is getting thin for the steedspeed kit.
    28 replies | 3742 view(s)
  • Sered's Avatar
    Today, 03:27 PM
    Sered replied to a thread E89 Z4 Vargas GC Build thread! in N54
    Another update to catch everything up! I'm not going to remove the subframe, just going to drop it. Being aluminum, it just doesn't weigh very much and I found it being dropped allowed plenty of room on my E90 when doing the oil pan gasket, and now the E89 is no exception. I was worried the electric power steering rack would be a problem, but I've got it tucked out of the way and should have no access issues. The waterpump is now out! I went ahead and pulled the inlet pipes as well. No cutting, bending, or any weird tricks was ever needed. Unbolted the two hex bolts holding them to the block, maneuvered them around a bit, and out they came! Downpipes are next, then all the lines for the turbos! Shaping up to be straight-forward. I'm about 6 hours in total time including 10min breaks every 45-60min due to the heat and going at a very moderate pace (including adult beverages).
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  • Sered's Avatar
    Today, 03:26 PM
    Sered replied to a thread E89 Z4 Vargas GC Build thread! in N54
    So Saturday bright and early, I began working on the car in earnest. Afternoons are extremely hot and humid down here in Melbourne, FL and I've got no ventilation/air moving in my garage. So it usually ends up being 3-4 hours of work in the mornings. First step was to move the car over to where my E90 sits, jacking the car up a bit, and pulling parts! Here I've got the engine covers off, vacuum canisters, solenoids, and heatshields propped up on the motor out of the way. Front coolant pipe was opened to get the coolant out. Oil is also drained! Fan shroud off (a bit more work than my MT E90, but not too bad). Looks like I'll be doing a bit of cleaning! But not too bad at all! You can see here the amount of room in the rear the Z4 engine bay affords. It's quite nice after doing a ST swap on an E90! Side access is also quite nice when the heatshield is removed. And now the engine brace is installed so I can begin dropping the subframe!
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  • Sered's Avatar
    Today, 03:23 PM
    Last thread didn't work out with Google Drive photos past about 30min LOL. So here we go again! Hello all, yes I'm the lucky guy that got a set of GCs for free and I'm here to share my experiences with them with all of you! As you know, the vehicle these turbos are going on is a 2009 Z4 sDrive35i. This model has DCT and the executive ivory leather trim. My woman drives this nearly everyday for work and for a while it was setup with DCIs and a JB4, then had a MHD-based backend flash added. At some point I traded the JB4 for a set of BC coilovers that never made it onto any car as I went with a special buy of Ohlins R&T on my E90 instead. As part of this package, I also bought a set of VTT inlets/outlets since they are properly matched and it's just a very convenient time to install them. So it's now mostly stock with a basic tune via MHD and DCIs. Car has super low miles and has never had any problems like oil leaks, smoke, etc. I've maintained it quite well! So the other day this heavy-ass box showed up. I ended up opening it to figure out what the hell this was all about. Tony and Chris, these things are gorgeous! Can't wait to install them. Install progress is ongoing and I'll be posting an update in just a moment.
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  • Sered's Avatar
    Today, 03:20 PM
    Sered replied to a thread E89 Z4 Vargas GC Build thread! in N54
    Sticky can you delete this thread? I'm going to make another one
    5 replies | 78 view(s)
  • Sered's Avatar
    Today, 03:17 PM
    Sered replied to a thread E89 Z4 Vargas GC Build thread! in N54
    It did on the original post. I guess the links are temporary :/
    5 replies | 78 view(s)
  • Optigrab's Avatar
    Today, 02:51 PM
    Dam sorry for your loss Do you know what happened?
    61 replies | 7509 view(s)
  • Icewall's Avatar
    Today, 02:50 PM
    Icewall replied to a thread ***Spark plug guide*** in N54
    I spoke to brisk and they said the socket they use is "extremely thin". Im not sure what extremely thin means in exact measurements but he did say its a tight fit. Im thinking that im simply going to have to grind/sand my thin wall socket even thinner than how it arrives out of the box.
    91 replies | 7759 view(s)
  • Mario54's Avatar
    Today, 02:50 PM
    Sad to hear about your blown motor you don't deserve that! I guess I'll just need to sit and wait patiently. Tho I'm craving for some photos + info lol
    61 replies | 7509 view(s)
  • Payam@BMS's Avatar
    Today, 02:49 PM
    Payam@BMS replied to a thread Single Turbo Question in N54
    It is in beta right now. Will need a month or so before I can lay some data and dynos for everyone.
    28 replies | 3742 view(s)
  • Payam@BMS's Avatar
    Today, 02:47 PM
    It will be coming very soon. Since I blew my motor last week, it will take some time for data and dynos. Twin scroll EFR Bottom Mount anyone? :)
    61 replies | 7509 view(s)
  • Tony@VargasTurboTech's Avatar
    Today, 02:43 PM
    Currently running the Brisk QR12LS ~2500 miles and they've been awesome. Minimal on boost corrections vs my averageI bought the QR12LS they sent me 4 of them, and two random plugs that have no part numbers on them, and look nothing alike. They are asking me for parts numbers on the wrong plugs before they send me new ones. The plugs they sent, are blank in a blank box..... Um yeah. Next up, even the right plugs are 5/8" or 16mm hex instead of the 9/16" or 14mm 12 point of the stock plugs. I bought the thinnest wall 5/8" socket on the market, and it still wont fit into the head, what socket are you using to install these? If they can fix all this soon I will run them on the dyno with big boost if not, I will go back to NGK's.
    91 replies | 7759 view(s)
  • V8Bait's Avatar
    Today, 02:36 PM
    V8Bait replied to a thread XDF Progress in N54
    I haven't looked too closely but am i reading it right that you guys are dropping the ambient temp for the high cooling mode from 37 C (around 98 degrees) to 27 C? That sounds like a bad idea, wouldn't the car in effect always be in this mode over 80 degrees? Sounds excessive.
    766 replies | 50912 view(s)
  • blisstik's Avatar
    Today, 02:36 PM
    Make an offer. Motivated seller here.
    14 replies | 3597 view(s)
  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:33 PM
    Less than a week to go for the draft guys! So the Broncos are rolling with Siemian whom I never even heard of. I guess he can't be any worse than Manning but interesting that Sanchez couldn't outplay a nobody.
    454 replies | 78195 view(s)
  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:31 PM
    Sticky replied to a thread AEM meth kit and STFT's in N54
    Anyone? I mean you'd benefit from the larger nozzle I guess if you were heavily relying on the meth.
    7 replies | 452 view(s)
  • DavidV's Avatar
    Today, 02:18 PM
    DavidV replied to a thread M-Control arms rear. in N54
    Done. If he's right I have 2 useless toe-arms here all ready to be installed :( Which won't work... Great.
    12 replies | 733 view(s)
  • R.G.'s Avatar
    Today, 02:03 PM
    R.G. replied to a thread M-Control arms rear. in N54
    Don't be, the adjustable toe arms are better, especially when the car is lowered. http://www.meganracing.com/product_detail.asp?prodid=891&catid=93
    12 replies | 733 view(s)
  • Sticky's Avatar
    Today, 02:00 PM
    Sticky replied to a thread E89 Z4 Vargas GC Build thread! in N54
    Bad linking to your google drive buddy. It won't work like that.
    5 replies | 78 view(s)
  • Sered's Avatar
    Today, 01:51 PM
    Sered replied to a thread E89 Z4 Vargas GC Build thread! in N54
    Another update to catch everything up! I'm not going to remove the subframe, just going to drop it. Being aluminum, it just doesn't weigh very much and I found it being dropped allowed plenty of room on my E90 when doing the oil pan gasket, and now the E89 is no exception. I was worried the electric power steering rack would be a problem, but I've got it tucked out of the way and should have no access issues. The waterpump is now out! I went ahead and pulled the inlet pipes as well. No cutting, bending, or any weird tricks was ever needed. Unbolted the two hex bolts holding them to the block, maneuvered them around a bit, and out they came! Downpipes are next, then all the lines for the turbos! Shaping up to be straight-forward. I'm about 6 hours in total time including 10min breaks every 45-60min due to the heat and going at a very moderate pace (including adult beverages).
    5 replies | 78 view(s)
  • Mario54's Avatar
    Today, 01:46 PM
    Mario54 replied to a thread Single Turbo Question in N54
    Payam@BMS i would love to hear more 😁
    28 replies | 3742 view(s)
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