General maintenance tips and things to be aware of.

How to Prevent N54 Chargepipe Failure

How to Prevent N54 Chargepipe Failure Whhhhhhhhh–Pssssshhhhhhhhhh! (that’s my attempt of a spooling turbo followed by the blow-off valve) BMW's boost pressure release system is controlled by a diverter valve instead of a traditional blow off valve. A diverter valve serves the same purpose as a blow off valve, although they function somewhat differently. N54's [...]

By |2019-09-24T20:35:41-05:00September 24th, 2019|N54 Maintenance, N54 Tuning Guides|0 Comments

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 |2019-01-09T13:36:23-05:00January 9th, 2019|N54 DIY Guides, N54 Maintenance|0 Comments

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 |2019-05-16T16:11:39-05:00December 4th, 2017|N54 Maintenance|28 Comments