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    Poll: N54: Yes unwrapped the whole thing. Again, I've been...

    Yes unwrapped the whole thing. Again, I've been monitoring it closely since removal and haven't noticed any signs of damage from any added heat.



    I know exactly what you're talking about. I did...
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    Poll: N54: I wrapped my ACF manifold and downpipe prior to...

    I wrapped my ACF manifold and downpipe prior to installing all my single turbo stuff, but wouldn't do it again for multiple reasons. The stainless steel tie wraps won't get nearly tight enough to...
  3. N54: Would love to join the giveaway!

    Would love to join the giveaway!
  4. N54: I had the chance to spend some time with the 1er...

    I had the chance to spend some time with the 1er over this past weekend in order to install the new Berk midpipes Iíd gotten recently, as well as take care of a few other maintenance items. Iíd been...
  5. N54: At the moment, I'm probably most interested in an...

    At the moment, I'm probably most interested in an F10 M5.
  6. N54: Christmas 2019 was a good one. After entertaining...

    Christmas 2019 was a good one. After entertaining a few offers on this car over the past month, and feeling very uneasy about letting it go, Iíve found a way to keep the 135i and upgrade to a newer,...
  7. For Sale: No longer for sale. Found a way to keep it.

    No longer for sale. Found a way to keep it.
  8. N54: Car is officially up for sale: ...

    Car is officially up for sale:

    https://www.bimmerboost.com/showthread.php?97042-ACF-Top-Mount-Single-Turbo-2008-BMW-135i-6MT-Jet-Black&p=831011#post831011
  9. For Sale: ACF Top Mount Single Turbo 2008 BMW 135i - 6MT - Jet Black

    With a daughter on the way, I’ve decided it’s time to let go of my single turbo converted 2008 BMW 135i, and get something with four doors and some more room for the expanding family. My wife and I...
  10. N54: My 1er hit a big milestone this week as the...

    My 1er hit a big milestone this week as the odometer passed 150,000 miles with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. It was also time to switch spark plugs after running the NGK 5992 for around...
  11. N54: No link. You'll have to get in touch with Hydra...

    No link. You'll have to get in touch with Hydra Performance through Facebook or email to get a set. They were $99 with shipping included from Asia to the US.
  12. N54: I've really been enjoying the sounds of...

    I've really been enjoying the sounds of everything with the BMS cowl covers installed and the large OEM assembly removed, as well as the extra cooling. The metal intake manifold used to be too hot to...
  13. N54: Since my last update where I resolved my AC line...

    Since my last update where I resolved my AC line issues, everything has held up well so far and continues to blow ice cold air--an absolute necessity for the temperatures and humidity we’ve been...
  14. N54: Nice to hear I'm not the only one. I have a build...

    Nice to hear I'm not the only one. I have a build thread on a few other forums and people have spoken up there as well saying they've had trouble with the same line on their ST setup. If I have any...
  15. N54: It took over 40,000 miles of use, but my switch...

    It took over 40,000 miles of use, but my switch to a single turbo finally caused some issues. As the temperatures started to warm up a few months ago, I noticed my air conditioning was not working...
  16. N54: Over the past month or so, I’d spent a lot of...

    Over the past month or so, I’d spent a lot of time with the E90 I’d been prepping for sale. After selling the car this past Friday and sending it down the road with its new owner, I decided to...
  17. N54: After weighing out the affordable tire options...

    After weighing out the affordable tire options for the 19 inch Breyton GTS Race wheels already installed, I decided to go with a set of Achilles Sport 2 245/275 combo tires and glad I did. They...
  18. N54: I wanted to add another update to this build...

    I wanted to add another update to this build thread as the 1er recently passed 140,000 miles and is still going strong, but recently got some time off + some new parts.


    I was presented with the...
  19. N54: Even though it's only been 40 days since my last...

    Even though it's only been 40 days since my last update, this E82 road warrior has racked up nearly 4,500 miles in that time, bringing the odometer up to 133,000 and counting. In North Carolina, that...
  20. N54: My mileage rolled over the 130,000 mark on the...

    My mileage rolled over the 130,000 mark on the way home from work this past Friday, so the 135i was due for another day in the garage come Saturday. I've been using OCIs of 3,000-4,000 miles, and as...
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    N54: Seconded. Wish they would have deleted the...

    Seconded. Wish they would have deleted the distracting logo from the beautiful FF manifold too.
  22. N54: Itís been multiple months and another 10,000+...

    Itís been multiple months and another 10,000+ miles of daily duty since my last update. Iíve continued my assault against the odometer, now at nearly 125,000 miles, and as usual, this 1er hasnít...
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    For Sale: Here are the remaining parts I have, and prices...

    Here are the remaining parts I have, and prices have been lowered + include shipping.


    1. OEM FMIC + Accordian Pipe. $30 shipped.

    ...
  24. N54: Got so hot the compressor housing just evaporated.

    Got so hot the compressor housing just evaporated.
  25. N54: Worth checking. I accidentally did this when...

    Worth checking. I accidentally did this when going single turbo and it caused me headaches for weeks.
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