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  • andy_divers's Avatar
    Today, 02:26 PM
    Yes. It would just take a different driveline. Not difficult.
    91 replies | 2649 view(s)
  • andy_divers's Avatar
    Today, 02:24 PM
    I don't think I could jump to a straight axle just yet.
    91 replies | 2649 view(s)
  • AdminTeam's Avatar
    Today, 02:15 PM
    Hey LavondaHar: :text-welcomewave:
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  • NniftyFour's Avatar
    Today, 01:51 PM
    Bump, how are these going Tony?
    32 replies | 1480 view(s)
  • 654's Avatar
    Today, 01:46 PM
    How is the OP helped out?
    43 replies | 775 view(s)
  • BostonBeemah's Avatar
    Today, 01:21 PM
    Not to continue with the shit storm but one of my buddies has had his RBs in his car for about 3k miles and started smoking. When he tried to ask Rob for warranty information, first question was did you install VTT inlets. He deined the claim stating that the inlets cause uneven turbulence or something which caused the failure. Funny thing is a couple weeks after the turbos were recieved, Rob called him up to send the turbos back as some people were experiencing this and he checked them over for the second time. All the while, my friend told Rob not to rush because he was waiting for his VTT inlets to come in to install them together. Rob was fine with having his turbos installed with VTT inlets at the time and now when it's time for his to own up and say the turbos were still faulty, he's using a BS excuse blaming the inlets. Real customer service there.... To the OP, I understand it's a shitty situation to be in but luckily you got Tony helping you out. Just the name of the game when modifying cars. Nothing will ever work 100 percent out of the box and you just got unlucky but you could be in a much worse situation if you got ignored.
    43 replies | 775 view(s)
  • Fishayyy's Avatar
    Today, 01:18 PM
    Is it possible to keep the 6spd manual from the 335, but then get the driveline, pumpkin and axles from your kit? Because I like the idea of keeping my manual, but I really want the beefier back end with a non welded differential.
    91 replies | 2649 view(s)
  • klipseracer's Avatar
    Today, 01:17 PM
    No, actually if you read what I said, thats not what I'm saying at all. If I put a gun in a child's hands, "I" should know better. Regardless of the maturity level of anyone else on the forum, the only reason I'd do that is if I wanted to see drama. Some people call it foresight and class. Other people call it good information because they are LOOKING for something to complain about. Even if these things failed regularly, it would be Tony's dime every single time otherwise we'd see mass complaining and that would ultimately fix itself over time unless he intends to go broke along with his client's labor budget. The warranty is a warranty. If it was a ten year warranty this would be a different story. You got what ya bought. Next time buy a 2 year warranty product.
    43 replies | 775 view(s)
  • Mrpikolo's Avatar
    Today, 01:16 PM
    Ya know, after re reading it, I don't think it was the OP original intention to make it seem like a negative situation. More or less just making a post about his situation. What came of it afterwards is different. Who wants a hug and some Skittles?
    43 replies | 775 view(s)
  • Fishayyy's Avatar
    Today, 01:03 PM
    If you buy a Network router you might be able to go wireless. Rep'd for great write up though!
    4 replies | 86 view(s)
  • Fishayyy's Avatar
    Today, 01:01 PM
    Holy shit. That's one hell of a deal for an S4 lol
    145 replies | 3239 view(s)
  • Terry@BMS's Avatar
    Today, 12:32 PM
    Or just zip tie them to the strut braces, if you have both. :)
    4 replies | 86 view(s)
  • alex@ABRhouston's Avatar
    Today, 12:02 PM
    ^exactly. We were trying to work something out, and all of a sudden this thread comes on blast.
    43 replies | 775 view(s)
  • Forced Air's Avatar
    Today, 12:01 PM
    Looking great
    92 replies | 2834 view(s)
  • Fishayyy's Avatar
    Today, 11:50 AM
    Here's the album on Facebook. And here's the prices some guy got from them on Facebook.
    26 replies | 423 view(s)
  • bigdnno98's Avatar
    Today, 11:30 AM
    Oh snap!!!!! Man I can't wait to grab another N54!
    91 replies | 2649 view(s)
  • djpaulie's Avatar
    Today, 11:22 AM
    djpaulie replied to a thread Never ending oil burning in N54
    I would suspect this some items if My turbo didn't wobble like a drink sailor when you spin it
    61 replies | 1148 view(s)
  • bigdnno98's Avatar
    Today, 11:20 AM
    That's some crazy DA. That sucks. Great trap.
    38 replies | 1673 view(s)
  • BMWJunkie's Avatar
    Today, 10:36 AM
    BMWJunkie replied to a thread Never ending oil burning in N54
    Make sure you guys are not overfilling the engine with oil as well. Any oil over the 6.9 quarts (6.5 liters) will partially cover the oil drain return hole on the block.
    61 replies | 1148 view(s)
  • djpaulie's Avatar
    Today, 10:23 AM
    djpaulie replied to a thread Never ending oil burning in N54
    It was me who did my oil pan and I used not RTV on the oil pan there is actually a gasket that is made for the oil pan on this vehicle that I didn't supplement with any RTV
    61 replies | 1148 view(s)
  • secretsquirrel's Avatar
    Today, 10:19 AM
    Posting this so quickly removes any good will you may have gotten. You played your top card way too fast, when it probably wasn't even needed. As others have said, posting after you got a response and a plan in motion would have probably been the best move. OR if Tony didn't reply after a few days, then it would have been your big move. But at the end of the day its not a huge deal. We should all move on...
    43 replies | 775 view(s)
  • PLF's Avatar
    Today, 09:40 AM
    Would be great with integrated meth injection for ppl with no acess to E85 !
    26 replies | 423 view(s)
  • ajm8127's Avatar
    Today, 09:25 AM
    ajm8127 replied to a thread 535xi won't start in N54
    I spent three or four days carrying around an 18" breaker bar and hammer to smack the starter to loosen the brushes when I was having starting trouble. If you've got power to the solenoid wire (the small one) and the starter doesn't spin then that is likely the problem. You need to remove the intake manifold to change it. I bought a Bosch SR0492X from Rockauto for 105 + 60 core.
    1 replies | 18 view(s)
  • dbarcliff's Avatar
    Today, 09:21 AM
    Yeah, I see both sides for sure. but as a consumer these posts are why i originally came to the forums. For product and vendor reviews. I don't think his thread makes Tony or VTT look bad at all to be honest. One of his customers posted a review and vented an issue with a product that he admitted was out of warranty. And tony did a stand up thing and is helping him out. Trust me i have been on the look out for turbo failure threads as of late because i have been in the market for a while and because of posts like this i made a decision and placed an order . I do understand why tony would be upset with him doing it so quickly but when you are upset 24 hours is a long time to have your car down. Tony is always a bit brash and quick to tell how he feels so that is always expected and the Rob/Tony debacle will always get injected into any turbo threads (good or bad)so that isn't anything new either lol.
    43 replies | 775 view(s)
  • Legionofboom's Avatar
    Today, 09:14 AM Lol im dead This is attorneys, they try to direct attention away from the fact that he cheated. Don't cheat, none of this would be happening.
    268 replies | 3006 view(s)
  • nospoolin's Avatar
    Today, 09:14 AM
    And then the wire loom still hangs as theres nowhere to mount it.
    4 replies | 86 view(s)
  • Legionofboom's Avatar
    Today, 09:07 AM
    It would be super cool if you documented the entire build progress, obviously thats asking a lot for a company thats trying to produce these things to make money, but it would still be kinda neat for the forum. Behind the scenes of how its made.
    55 replies | 1522 view(s)
  • E602step's Avatar
    Today, 08:44 AM
    E602step started a thread 535xi won't start in N54
    Went to go start the car and it wouldn't crank I believe it's the starter, does anyone know how to replace it, or other possibilitys.
    1 replies | 18 view(s)
  • Livnpaintball2's Avatar
    Today, 07:14 AM
    Looks nice! Might have to think about this for my 135.
    55 replies | 1522 view(s)
  • Cortez08's Avatar
    Today, 07:07 AM
    So you are saying the OP should refrain from telling us his product experience because we have vendors who cannot control themselves on forums? I appreciate reading the good and bad experiences on here. I realize shit happenens in the mod game. Getting the good and the bad helps us make wiser decidecisions. All vendors in the mod game have dirty laundry. How it has been handled in the N54 world has been quite dissapointing though. You make a good point about install as I do wonder how many of these problems are due to install problems.
    43 replies | 775 view(s)
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