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    N54: Packaging was good, no damage at all. Came with...

    Packaging was good, no damage at all. Came with instructions as well :handgestures-thumb: I'm going to have a local shop powder coat it as well.

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    N54: I received my m18 valve cover today and am also...

    I received my m18 valve cover today and am also going with this radium setup. Very happy with m18's customer service and the product quality is great. I'll report back with an update once everything...
  3. N54: The clutch is doing great, no issues with it. I...

    The clutch is doing great, no issues with it. I have no vibrations either. Quite happy with the decision.
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    N54: Just wanted to update. I ended up fixing the...

    Just wanted to update. I ended up fixing the clutch issue. It was indeed the slave that crapped out on me. So far the clutch has been amazing. Its really quiet for a multi-plate clutch and it grabs...
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    N54: I tried the bearing in both positions and nothing...

    I tried the bearing in both positions and nothing changed. The instructions say to use the short side. I’m pretty sure it’s either the slave on its way out and/or the system needs to be bled. I read...
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    N54: used the supplied thrust bearing, old fork, it...

    used the supplied thrust bearing, old fork, it doesn't look bent.. not really sure what to do..
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    N54: i installed mine but its not fully disengaging....

    i installed mine but its not fully disengaging. the instructions say to mount the throwout bearing on the short setting, not the tall but i feel this needs to be set on the tall to fully disengage. ...
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    N54: currently in the process of doing the refund. ...

    currently in the process of doing the refund.

    I contacted XClutch through their website: https://www.xclutchusa.com/contact-us

    They responded fairly quickly through email and processed my...
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    N54: Ended up ordering the organic twin disc from...

    Ended up ordering the organic twin disc from them. Great customer service and shipping. Thanks again for the informative thread. I'll give my review of it as well once its up and running.
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    N54: Funny how I came across this thread today. I was...

    Funny how I came across this thread today. I was installing my new engine yesterday and went with the spec twin disc. Unfortunately they sent the 6 bolt version when I specifically asked for the 8...
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    N54: Hey Sticky, no worries. Alex helped me out...

    Hey Sticky, no worries. Alex helped me out already. Just in case anyone else comes across this, these oil pump bolt kits are for all N series engines and includes all the bolts. You don't need to use...
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    N54: oil pump install

    Hey guys, just putting my oil pump back in and want to confirm something. I got this bolt kit from bmw.
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    I used the longest one on the oil pump and 2 mid length ones for the remaining 2 holes...
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    N54: Seems like it came off the piston in cylinder 1....

    Seems like it came off the piston in cylinder 1. it had a lot of play at TDC when i had the head off.
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    N54: Hey Alex, we never spoke by e-mail. I did however...

    Hey Alex, we never spoke by e-mail. I did however just send an e-mail to make replying easier for you. P.S. thanks for the help Sticky!

    Thanks!
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    N54: N54 Built Block

    Found an oil ring attached to my magnetic drain plug so I'm going to pull the engine out Friday and source parts to build the bottom end. Going to go with carillo rods, cp pistons. just wondering...
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    N54: I ended up having a local shop weld the -6AN. For...

    I ended up having a local shop weld the -6AN. For the turbo I used 2 adapter fittings along with 2 -6AN 45 degree fittings. On the block I used the RB adapter fittings along with 2 90 degree -6AN...
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    N54: I actually haven't had a chance to put the new...

    I actually haven't had a chance to put the new head on yet but it looks like I'll be doing it this weekend. I did find a set of tools locally, both for the vanos timing and cam ledge install. I don't...
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    N54: Cam Ledge Alignment

    Installing the new head on my n54 this weekend and it looks like BMW requires you to use an alignment tool for the cam ledge install. Has anyone installed them without the tool? Not sure if its 100%...
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    N54: ok thanks for the info guys. The head is off,...

    ok thanks for the info guys. The head is off, I'll be refreshing it all. I want to avoid this from ever happening again!
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    N54: N54 Head

    Just trying to gather some info on what's available for the N54 heads. My current head has a leak on the cylinder 6 exhaust valve guide. The seal seems to be done and its fouling the plug pretty bad....
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    N54: Doc Race manifold nut clearance

    Just curious if anyone here has installed a doc race manifold. I'm in the middle of this install and one of the nuts is giving me an issue.. not sure how to tighten it, there doesn't seem to be any...
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    N54: Thank you, the exact info i needed so I can...

    Thank you, the exact info i needed so I can orient the turbo coolant drain higher than the feed.



    Awesome, thanks for the photos. Looks great.
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    N54: No I didn't, I know they deal only with precision...

    No I didn't, I know they deal only with precision which doesn't need to worry about coolant lines. They seem super busy with the sale of kits at this time so I didn't want to bug them too much.. I...
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    N54: Single Turbo Coolant Setup

    Hey Guys,

    Just getting ready to install my Doc Race hot parts with my GTX3584RS. I got all the parts required to set up the coolant feed and return lines for the turbo but I just want to confirm a...
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    N54: Thanks for the video, i'll definitely be doing...

    Thanks for the video, i'll definitely be doing this when the weather warms up.
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