DIY Guides for various original equipment replacements as well as aftermarket performance part installs.

BMW E90 Oil Change and Oil Filter Replacement Guide

How To Change your E90 Oil and Oil Filter (DIY) Today we are bringing you a guide on how to change the oil and filter on your E90 BMW. The car in the pictures is a 2006 325i, but the process and general location of oil filter and drain bolt are the same across all [...]

By |2019-01-09T13:36:23-06:00January 9th, 2019|N54 DIY Guides, N54 Maintenance|0 Comments

BMW VANOS Solenoid Replacement DIY – BMW N54 Engine

DIY Vanos Solenoid Replacement Here is our do-it-yourself guide on how to replace your BMW N54 vanos solenoids when they fail (not if). For a quick recap, the vanos system is responsible for opening and closing the intake and exhaust valves. Bad solenoids will result in poor performance, rough idling, limp mode, loss of power, [...]

By |2018-12-28T21:01:24-06:00December 28th, 2018|N54 DIY Guides|1 Comment

DIY: The N54 DSC/DTS malfunction

The N54 DSC/DTS Malfunction So you've probably had this warning light come on before, and if you haven't...you will.  It typically will trigger when you're making a turn.  If you're at all a stickler for having a clean dash like I am, it will drive you nuts.  It can also cause your turn signal to [...]

By |2017-12-17T12:43:35-06:00October 1st, 2017|N54 DIY Guides, N54 Maintenance|1 Comment

BMW Professional Head Unit Display Failure (E90-E93, E82, E88) – Faded Pixel Display Fixed

BMW Head Unit Pixel Display Failure Today we are covering a common failure with our cars, the head unit display/radio. My 135i is a 2008, and ever since I bought it I had noticed the pixel display on the head unit and radio would fade in and out sometimes. Sometimes it was perfectly fine, other [...]

By |2017-11-17T18:04:40-06:00June 22nd, 2017|N54 DIY Guides, N54 Maintenance|1 Comment