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    M140i Finale Edition - Last chance at RWD 3.0L 1 Series

    For those who don't know, BMW is making the 1 Series ACTUALLY a sissies car starting with the next generation as it will be on the FWD platform. They are shifting everything up with the 6 series becoming essentially the 8 series, and the 2 Series will be the smallest vehicle you can obtain the...
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    So I've been banned from FB for a few days.....

    You don't get an alert from every post, only the first reply until you visit the thread again. Also I have added a "new post" block on the forum root instead of a chat room so people are exposed to the new post feature without selecting it. Lastly, we've lost post activity before, when I stop...
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    G29 The new Z4 looks great in Monaco Blue

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    Another E61 Project Wagon

    Always very satisfying looking at your work
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    A few E60 Questions (Anyone of Them You Can Answer Would Help)Part#1

    So, the 525i with the M54 vs the 2006 530i with the N52B30. I had a 2005 330i but I never dug around too much with the wiring harnesses, but if I know BMW, all that stuff you want to do is going to be intertwined with the wiring harnesses and you'd be lucky to be able to add them at all. I...
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    3DM E90/N54 Track Car Build

    I'm pretty sure that is a ride at universal studios
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    Precision Raceworks spark plug wire scare

    So you pulled the boot out of the spark plug well, and then received a massive shock from the spark plug? I think I"m missing something.
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    S58 engine preview

    So, its all internal somewhere here?
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    S58 engine preview

    It looks like the camshaft itself is missing the lobe as well?
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    Bimmergeeks Pro Tool and Bluetooth Dongle discussion

    You'll have to use your phone, the Avin unit's have their bluetooth firmware neutered to work with their integrated music app. The Android side has no control of the bluetooth module because of this unless someone goes in and hacks the firmware to hand control back to the Android side. The only...
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    Speedtech Twin Scroll N54 bottom mount kit Released

    Good to hear. Please remember to come back and make threads with information, instructions, tips, photos etc for the rest of us.
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    BMW's new S58 engine

    There is also a breakdown in the S58 section:
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    S58 engine preview

    "Effective capacity cc 2993 Stroke/bore mm 90.0 / 84.0 " So, undersquare and slightly less displacement compared to the shorter stroke of the S55? (89.6 bore/80 stroke)
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    S58 engine preview

    Looks like there is room for a third HPFP, depending on what is already there You get a really good look at how these pumps interface with the camshafts: Each exhaust port is clearly shown, looks like the head can be ported as well:
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    Speedtech Twin Scroll N54 bottom mount kit Released

    Jeff said they are taking money and fulfilling now.
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    MHD Bluetooth

    On one side they get criticized for updates and on the other side they get criticized for not updating. Truth is, when you are faced with that situation everyone can kind of fuck off and you go back to work or your family.
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    S58 engine preview

    The air comes in and down around the front then up into the air to water cooler then into the engine. I'd expect to see a lot more creative intake boxes this time.
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    S58 engine preview

    This video reveals quite a bit of information about what we can expect and there may even be a few hidden clues in here that haven't been confirmed yet. It looks like the S58 will not be using the integrated exhaust runners like the B58 which is great news for anyone looking to upgrade...
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    F97 X3 M and F98 X4 M launch film

    Not your cup of tea? You might want to take another look because the S58 engine debuts in this pair and here are some of the specs S58 3 liter turbo inline 6 473 hp / 442 lb-ft torque (Competition trim hits 503hp) It does not have the same 2WD mode as M5 Eight-speed M Steptronic transmission...