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

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

  • BMW n54 500hp build

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

June 16th, 2017|1 Comment

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, [...]

  • BMW N54 JB4 Tuner

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

June 15th, 2017|2 Comments

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 [...]

  • BMS n54 dual cone intakes

BMW N54 Tuning: Dual Cone Intakes – A Full Guide

June 11th, 2017|2 Comments

BMW N54 Dual Cone Intakes When you mention dual cone intakes or cold air intakes, you tend to get a lot of people that will criticize you by saying things like "all your doing is [...]

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1209, 2017

Prelude to Making a 10-year Old Car Feel New Again

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: General|0 Comments

I would first like to take the opportunity to thank Jake and Zach for inviting me to contribute to this community.  I've spent many years perusing through forums when I had some spare time.  I've gained a lot of knowledge in the process, so I'm happy to have a chance to give back to fellow enthusiasts. Browsing New BMWs A few weeks ago I was at the dealership to get my airbag recall done.  It was going to take about [...]

907, 2017

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

By | July 9th, 2017|Categories: Jake's 135i - 600hp Build, N54 Maintenance|0 Comments

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 load of crap with all the "protectants" it coats your car with. The cheapest one didn't offer wheel cleaning, and that was the main reason [...]

2206, 2017

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

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: N54 DIY Guides, N54 Maintenance|0 Comments

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 times you couldn't make out a single thing on it, and often it was somewhere in between. Head unit pixel display failure is popular on [...]