Monthly Archives: May 2016

E46 M3 with supercharger

 Don’t see to many of these anymore,,,,especially in a dealership,,,this E46 M3 was all tricked out,,,with special brakes and suspension,,,the supercharger was done nicely,,,,the whole set up of the car was done the right way,,,,it nice to see that once … Continue reading

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N20 turbo update

 So from my last post I replaced and  updated the engine oil feed line on a N20,,,,,the new oil line had a built in check valve,,,well after I was done,,,the next day we started the car up and it was … Continue reading

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N20 oil feed line update

 I know I’ve talked about this,,,,but maybe someone hasn’t seen it yet,,,,besides this was my fun for the day,,,,N20 smoke during cold start up in the morning,,,,it’s a blue smoke,,,smells like burnt oil,,,,it will smoke for about 20 to 30 … Continue reading

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N63 intake vanos solenoid

 This N63 came in with check engine light on,,,the fault was bank 2 intake vanos during cold start,,,,so the vanos unit wasn’t working properly during cold start operations,,,,performed the test play which operates the vanos units and checks there functioning … Continue reading

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E60 rear trunk harness damage

 Sorry guys,,,I haven’t posted anything for awhile,,,,been busy with college graduation and Mother’s Day,,,,also work has been very slow,,,,so ther hasn’t been any real good work,,,which means low hours as a tech and no money,,,,That’s part of working in the … Continue reading

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N51 fuel tank,fuel pressure loss

 Today this car kicked my ass,,,,finally figured out the problem,,,,2011 E90 N51 engine,,,,,check engine light on,,,the fault was lean mixture bank 2,,,, so I checked adaption values,,,,found bank 1 at 8% and bank 2 at 9%,,,,so I smoke tested the … Continue reading

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Rat damage

 Another rat did his job again,,,,2014 335 N55 engine,,,,the check engine light was on,,,,,I noticed the outside temp said -40 degree,,,,,checked fault found outside temp sensor short circuit to ground,,,,,so I removed the under panel and saw the rat damage,,,,the … Continue reading

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