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  1. N54: Thanks for the replies! The VAG boys here use...

    Thanks for the replies!
    The VAG boys here use the TTE turbo's a lot and they have good results with them.
    I just read poor things about the TTE480/550 for the N54, but they've been replaced with...
  2. N54: Are these TTE turbo’s reliable? I know they’re...

    Are these TTE turbo’s reliable?
    I know they’re widely used in Germany, but the feedback isn’t really there (also due to a language barrier)..
    I’d love these as a small upgrade to stock, since i’m...
  3. E82/E88: Okay, ive gained some knowledge today: - DTC...

    Okay, ive gained some knowledge today:
    - DTC single press keeps the DSC issue away a lot longer, however doesn't stop the ABS/Brake light from coming eventually.
    - Swapping the sensors left and...
  4. E82/E88: Wheel sensor working intermittently even after sensor replacement!? (ABS/DSC/Brake lights on dash)

    Hi guys,

    I'm having a pretty annoying problem that just popped up last week.
    I felt the TC light flickering intermittently sometimes accompanied with a power cut.

    Turing the TC off/half...
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    N54: Wow, this looks awesome in conjunction with the...

    Wow, this looks awesome in conjunction with the M18 valve cover!
    Such a shame i replaced my valve cover with OEM a couple of months ago, this cast option is IMHO superior in every way!
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    N54: Nobody has access to the xHP maps, because...

    Nobody has access to the xHP maps, because they're locked.
    The Alpina flash is easily found online and it's free, so you can try that.

    (The low price for the xHP maps is 100% worth it, though!)
  7. B58: Okay, im returning here with my tail between my...

    Okay, im returning here with my tail between my legs.
    Car is flashed and everything runs great!

    I contacted Martial directly and gave me the right directions.
    Turned out we needed to put the...
  8. B58: I know with my N54 that there’s a very clear...

    I know with my N54 that there’s a very clear ignition on/off switch (gauges on or off).
    With this new model i have no clue?!
    Since it’s keyless, whenever i step in the car, it’s just on and the...
  9. B58: Thanks for the response. No the battery isn’t...

    Thanks for the response.
    No the battery isn’t flat as the car is brandnew and so is the battery.
    Also i used the same battery charger i used for my N54, which is more than adequate.
    (Battery...
  10. B58: 2018 BMW 640i GT (B58) MHD flash failed to authenticate?

    Hi guys,

    Yesterday i tried to flash a friends car (640i GT B58) with MHD.
    The flash didnt go as planned, because it simply wouldnt start the flashing procedure.
    First i tried to read error...
  11. N54: Wow, i didn't know this!

    Wow, i didn't know this!
  12. N54: I think if you busted something mechanically in...

    I think if you busted something mechanically in the engine, you would DEFINITELY notice it on cold start.
    These engines are really sensitive to everything on cold starts.

    Still curious if this is...
  13. N54: Best to have a log. The LPFP and HPFP are okay...

    Best to have a log.

    The LPFP and HPFP are okay if it's just cylinder 4, but i guess you already figured this out.
    Did you have ANY cold start rough running or other issues before this?...
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    N54: Faulty PCV's can generate a lot of stupid issues...

    Faulty PCV's can generate a lot of stupid issues (including giant clouds of smoke).
    I however also had oil consumption (1L/2000km) and i thought this was relative to the smoking.
    When i went RB...
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    N54: I also went external RB PCV (with blocked head...

    I also went external RB PCV (with blocked head ports) and it reduced my smoking as well.
    It still smokes once in a while, but i think my turbo seals are toast..
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    N54: Keep in mind, the intake manifold vacuum is very...

    Keep in mind, the intake manifold vacuum is very strong in gear on decel, so oil vapour will get sucked into the intake.
    If your PCV is faulty in some way, you will get huge clouds on this occasion.
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    N54: Very good point! This is another good argument...

    Very good point!
    This is another good argument for me to get a custom tune, thanks!
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    N54: Unhook the recirculating hoses from the diverter...

    Unhook the recirculating hoses from the diverter valves back to the intake.
    If the DV's leak, you'll hear it when they're leaking into the open air instead of back into the intake.
    I had a very...
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    General: Very nice! I may order this one day, i'm having...

    Very nice! I may order this one day, i'm having no issues with my BMS cowl filters though..
    That engine bay!:awesome:
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    N54: Thank you for the advice. I have already...

    Thank you for the advice.
    I have already serviced my trans (fluid and filter) and my adaptation values are far within spec.
    The hard limit in the map is 420 ft lb, but the car probably makes around...
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    N54: Okay, well i fiddled with xHP and the flash...

    Okay, well i fiddled with xHP and the flash settings (also tried stage 1, 2 or 3), but the results weren't good enough for me.
    Stage 1 was okay, but handled pretty much like the Alpina flash.
    Also,...
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    N54: That's good to hear, did it give you the results...

    That's good to hear, did it give you the results you were looking for?
    I guess you changed it, because you had the same symptoms? A very slight pause while shifting?
    I think this is okay in M, but...
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    N54: Wow, i really like this, i'm not really bothered...

    Wow, i really like this, i'm not really bothered by the logo.
    For $600, it's worth the investment over the stock plastic one, which is crap and the aftermarket CNC are really too expensive for...
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    N54: Very nice, do you (or anyone else) have tried...

    Very nice, do you (or anyone else) have tried experimenting with the torque reduction settings?
    The pause between 1st and 2nd is quite present and i'm wondering if this can be reduced by messing...
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    N54: Ah that’s a good tip, thanks! I have the...

    Ah that’s a good tip, thanks!
    I have the customization module, but the last time i checked, it just allowed me to alter the shifts in M.
    Maybe it’s been updated in the meantime, i’ll check it out!...
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