Blog posts related to tuning your N54 engine. This category will feature beginner, intermediate, and advanced tuning guides and tuning help posts.

Best BMW 335i Tires: Michelin Pilot Super Sports

Best BMW 335i Tires: Michelin Pilot Super Sports Tires are arguably the simplest, most effective method to help your BMW perform better on the street or track. As we all know, tires are the only part of a vehicle that physically touch the road while driving (hopefully). Acceleration, braking, handling, steering, and comfort are all [...]

By |2018-04-08T13:19:07+00:00April 1st, 2018|N54 Tuning Guides|4 Comments

The 7 Fastest N54’s in the World: 135i, 335i, 535i Horsepower Records

The 7 Fastest N54's in the World: 135i, 335i, 535i Horsepower Records Even 11 years after the N54 engine was originally debuted, horsepower world records are still being set constantly. We have been waiting for the first 900hp N54, and one company claims to have broken this barrier. Today we are bringing you a post [...]

By |2018-04-29T20:06:37+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Featured, N54 Tuning Guides|5 Comments

BMW N54 Downpipes: Catless vs. Catted High-Flow Downpipes

N54 Catless vs. Catted Downpipes Why Upgrade my N54 Downpipes? One of the biggest restrictions on the N54 powered 135i, 335i and 535i is the factory catted downpipes. Downpipes bolt directly to the turbochargers and the factory catalytic converters create significant back-pressure which results in slower turbo spool. Modifying your N54 with catless or high-flow [...]

By |2018-01-18T10:29:39+00:00November 20th, 2017|N54 Tuning Guides|3 Comments

How-To Build a 500HP 135i, 335i, 535i N54 BMW for Less Than $1,500

Want to Build a 500hp N54? Easy. The BMW N54 engine featured in the 135i, 335i, and 535i is one of the most tune-able engines ever. Some people call it the '2JZ' of German engines, but we think the N54 is on a whole new level. The N54 engine has forged internals, meaning it can [...]

By |2018-05-13T18:01:29+00:00June 16th, 2017|Featured, N54 Tuning Guides|21 Comments

BMW N54 Tune Comparison: JB4 vs. Cobb vs. Procede

BMW N54 Tune Options: JB4 vs. Cobb vs. PROcede Before purchasing a tune for your N54 it is important to consider the pros and cons of the available tunes on the market. This post will highlight the differences between the common tunes for the N54 and hopefully help identify which tune is right for your [...]

By |2018-02-03T15:15:20+00:00June 15th, 2017|Featured, N54 Tuning Guides|6 Comments