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1904, 2019

BMW N54 Intercooler Guide – Best N54 Intercooler

By |April 19th, 2019|Categories: Featured, N54 Tuning Guides|4 Comments

The N54 Tuning Guide to Intercoolers (FMIC's) Front mounted intercoolers are extremely important applications on turbocharged cars. Intercoolers cool the compressed air created from the turbochargers, reducing the temperature and increasing the density of the air that is fed into the engine. Cooling the air makes the air more oxygen rich, therefore improving the combustion in the engine by allowing more fuel to be burned. As we know, more combustion equals more power. Most importantly an intercooler is an important [...]

901, 2019

BMW E90 Oil Change and Oil Filter Replacement Guide

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: N54 DIY Guides, N54 Maintenance|0 Comments

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 E90's (and E91/92/93's), including the 328i and 335i, and other models. This guide is also accurate and helpful for E82 128i and 135i oil changes, [...]

2812, 2018

BMW VANOS Solenoid Replacement DIY – BMW N54 Engine

By |December 28th, 2018|Categories: N54 DIY Guides|4 Comments

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, inability to accelerate....it basically kills everything that makes having twin turbos fun. If you are unsure if your vanos solenoids are failing, you can read [...]