G05 X5 DSC unit

New X5 came in for a stupid software update,,,well after the software update the DSC unit crashed,,,tried to reset it a couple of times but it didn’t happen,,,one of the big problem is that the car was undriveable because the DSC locked all 4 wheels.So the fun thing now is that the DSC unit is part of the brake master cylinder,,,,not like before where the DSC was a separate unit,,,so now you get a new brake master cylinder with a DSC.

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S55 intercooler leaking

Ok here I have the intercooler removed on a S55 engine,,,,the customer complained that’s he is losing coolant for intercooler ,,,so I pressure tested the cooling system and found the intercooler is leaking internally.Here a picture inside the intercooler,,,you can see some coolant condensation on the walls of the cooler.

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Scary drive

This was scary a F30 ,,,,,customer said the car got into a slight accident hit the curb and the insurance company fixed it,,,,they replaced the left front tire and wheel and had the car aligned and told the customer the car was fixed,,,customer took the vehicle and said it drives funny and making turns do not feel right,,,,I get the car and removed the lower engine panel and this is staring at me the EPS steering rack cracked in two,,,,lol,,,the insurance company had to buy a complete steering rack and eat the core charge because the old steering rack was not reuse able,,,,I can’t believe the guy the aligned the car didn’t see this or feel it when he drove it,,,,maybe he didn’t drive it after he aligned it.

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New Z4

Here a little video of the new Z4,,,,let me know what you think.

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N20 -N26 timing chain 7/70 list

Here is the list of cars that have the 7/70 timing chain extension

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New starter

Here’s a new type of starter for you,,,,this was on a X5 phev with a N20 engine,,,now we all know the starter has small drive teeth that spin the flywheel,,,,well we dint do that on this engine because the flywheel generates power for the battery’s Instead we use a belt that looks like a timing belt,,,it goes around the starter and the front lower crank pulley. Here is the lower front crankshaft pulley,,,it’s a different look for everyone

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N63R turbo oil lines update sib 11 14 18

Here is the latest update you might find when you bring your car in for service on G12 and G30,,,turbo oil lines update. This is a picture of one of the old turbo oil lines as you can see the oil line is rubber and they have been known to start leaking oil.Here is a picture of both of the old oil lines removed,,,,one of the hoses was justed to weep oil.And here are the updated new turbo oil line that are now steel braided oil lines which will last a lot longer and take the heat better with the turbos.

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