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

March 3rd, 2018|2 Comments

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 [...]

  • BMW n54 500hp build

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

June 16th, 2017|14 Comments

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|6 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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110, 2017

DIY: The N54 DSC/DTS malfunction

By | October 1st, 2017|Categories: N54 DIY Guides, N54 Maintenance|1 Comment

The N54 DSC/DTS Malfunction So you've probably had this warning light come on before, and if you haven't...you 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 not automatically reset after your turn.  This is also wildly annoying.  The dealer, and most repair shops, will tell you that you have to replace [...]

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 [...]