Monthly Archives: September 2015

M5 V10 engine swap

Here’s pics of a M5 V10 engine swap,,,,the original engine had a internal rod knock,,,,and the extended warranty company payed for a factory replacement engine,,,,that is very unusual for a extended warranty to pay for a factory engine,,,,they usually pay … Continue reading

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N63 BMW engine timing

Starting to put the engine back together ,,,noticed the front pulley is locked down,,,,on this engine the engine is not locked down at TDC ,,,,,it is lock down at 150 degrees from TDC,,,,the reason is so no damage to valves … Continue reading

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N63 timing chain updates

Here more pic of replacing the timing chain,,,you have to remove the oil pan when replacing the front timing case gaskets,,,,when removing the oil pan gasket you also have to remove the oil pump.

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N63 timing chain recall

This is a N63 timing chain recall that failed,,,,the two pics are the chain rail that I found broken inside the front timing chain cover,,,,the other pic is the heads off and the front timing chain and rails,,,,this is a … Continue reading

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M6 instrument cluster messages

M6 cheap customer ,,,,here’s a M6 with all the dash error lights on,,,customer wants to know what the problem is,,,,,some independent shop could not find the problem,,,,I checked for faults,,,found several DSC faults,,,Wheel speed faults,,,EGS no wheel speed signal,,,performed all … Continue reading

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M3 V8 t-stat replacement

Just had a M3 E93 with the check engine light on,,,,found faulty t-stat faults,,,replaced the t-stat which you have to remove or lift up the whole intake system that sits on top of the whole engine area,,,the t-stat is inside … Continue reading

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I3 painted wheels

Here’s a I3 with custom painted wheels,,,,some I3 customer making there cars look custom,,,,I kind of like the look of the wheels,,,,kind of grows on you.

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