General maintenance tips and things to be aware of.

Diagnosing a Failing BMW Vanos System – When to Repair Your Vanos

When to Replace or Rebuild your BMW VANOS System This guide brought to you by BMW N54 Tuners will explain what the VANOS system is, the importance of the technology, and most importantly when and why it should be replaced or rebuilt. The VANOS system isn't unique to the N54 engine; it is used in [...]

By | 2018-03-03T13:49:36+00:00 December 4th, 2017|N54 Maintenance|3 Comments

Why you NEED New Plugs & Coils prior to a JB4 Install

Why you NEED to Change your Spark Plugs & Ignition Coils prior to a JB4 Install If you have been around our site and read a few of our other posts, you know we preach one thing: changing your spark plugs and ignition coils BEFORE you install a JB4. Well I didn't follow my own [...]

By | 2017-11-11T22:15:50+00:00 November 11th, 2017|General, N54 Maintenance|0 Comments

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' 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+00:00 October 1st, 2017|N54 DIY Guides, N54 Maintenance|1 Comment

Why I Will Never Drive my BMW Through a Car Wash Again

How About a 'Super Deluxe' Car Wash? I drove my 135i through one of the drive through car washes yesterday. It was your average car wash at a Timewise gas station. Per usual, they offer three tiers of washes that range from $8-12. I picked the middle wash because the "premium" one seemed like a [...]

By | 2017-07-09T14:07:26+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Jake's 135i - 600hp Build, N54 Maintenance|0 Comments