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Today, 01:43 PM
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Posted By knt

+80 BHP with Manic Motorsport stage 3 tune.

+80 BHP with Manic Motorsport stage 3 tune.
Yesterday, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By knt

Stage 3 and turbo upgrade will most likely need...

Stage 3 and turbo upgrade will most likely need forged internals without blowing the engine.
05-21-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By knt

Is the turbo like for like replacement or is it...

Is the turbo like for like replacement or is it uprated and is it tuned?

Those sort of boost levels are seen on tuned cars.
05-20-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By knt

Is the turbo still in good working condition? ...

Is the turbo still in good working condition?

Do you have another diagnostic hardware/software you can use?

As I found the torque pro app not very good for proper diagnostic.
05-15-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By knt

Hope this can help ...

Hope this can help

https://www.mini2.com/forum/first-generation-faults-fixes/27166-defect-codes-p1226-p1125-throttle.html
05-14-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By knt

Have you checked the diverter valve and hoses...

Have you checked the diverter valve and hoses connected to the turbo?

https://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e60-m5-e61-m5-touring-discussion/413713-error-code-p2b59.html
...
05-12-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By knt

This is also the case in the UK with those years....

This is also the case in the UK with those years. Not sure about what system newer models uses, but manufacuteres will tend to use whatever is the cheapest.
05-09-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By knt

Great work and reference article.

Great work and reference article.
05-08-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By knt

Maybe change friction wheel, tensioner, water...

Maybe change friction wheel, tensioner, water pipes and drive belt.
05-04-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By knt

Try checking and cleaning the battery terminals...

Try checking and cleaning the battery terminals for rust and then tightened properly.

Might be worth checking the ground terminal to see if it's secure and in good condition.
05-03-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By knt

Check the condition of the belt. A faulty...

Check the condition of the belt. A faulty alternator will give the problems you gave.
Do battery and alternator tests.
05-03-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By knt

Fuel trim was to check to see if your engine is...

Fuel trim was to check to see if your engine is running correctly,

https://www.autoequipment.com.au/image/data/Support/Fuel%20Trim%20Diagnostics.pdf

Try this
...
05-03-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By knt

Try monitoring the short term fuel trim and long...

Try monitoring the short term fuel trim and long term fuel trim and see what kind of results you get.
04-20-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By knt

I think it should be ok if it's not leaking...

I think it should be ok if it's not leaking anything.

Not sure if the nylon string is normal on an engine mount.
04-19-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By knt

Is it leaking anything?

Is it leaking anything?
04-16-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By knt

Catted downpipe will also be better for your...

Catted downpipe will also be better for your lungs when you have the windows down.
04-16-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,549
Posted By knt

Looks like you've done a good job. It looks great...

Looks like you've done a good job. It looks great from the pics.
04-15-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By knt

Sorry, I thought they were standard and not an...

Sorry, I thought they were standard and not an option.

Surely an independent alarm company can install a good insurance approved alarm cheaper.
04-15-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By knt

Aren't they standard along with immobiliser? ...

Aren't they standard along with immobiliser?

Aftermarket or OEM?
04-12-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,324
Posted By knt

Someone was selling them for the earlier engines,...

Someone was selling them for the earlier engines, not sure if it's the same as this version.
04-12-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By knt

Do some test to see if it's the head gasket. ...

Do some test to see if it's the head gasket.

You can check on YouTube.
04-12-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By knt

Has the system been bleed properly?

Has the system been bleed properly?
04-12-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By knt

If starter motor has been changed. Similar...

If starter motor has been changed.

Similar problem to alternator and battery not charging.

Have you checked the battery and alternator?
04-11-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By knt

Since you've problems after getting in boost,...

Since you've problems after getting in boost, have you checked the turbo and connecting parts to the turbo for faults?

Try cleaning the MAP/MAF sensor with the correct cleaning product.
...
04-10-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By knt

Depends on how the mileage has been racked up i.e...

Depends on how the mileage has been racked up i.e mostly highway driving or city driving.

If the car had regular and proper routine maintance would be a good buy i.e oil & filter change every...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-07-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 25,314
Posted By knt

Sorry to hear the sad news. She looks like a very...

Sorry to hear the sad news. She looks like a very lovable dog and happy for the last 11 years.
04-07-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,509
Posted By knt

There are two versions, first version FMDVR60R is...

There are two versions, first version FMDVR60R is silent like the original OEM, and the second version FMDVR60A makes the sound (I think you can set it upto something like 50/50)

The one that VTA...
04-07-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,509
Posted By knt

1st model doesn't vent air to atmosphere 1....

1st model doesn't vent air to atmosphere
1. FMDVR60R Recirc Valve N18 Engines Cooper S 2011 On, JCW Cooper S 2013 onwards

2nd model does vent air to atmosphere
2. FMDVR60A Blow Off Valve N18...
04-06-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By knt

I would stick with the OEM O2 sensor brand. ...

I would stick with the OEM O2 sensor brand.

Cheaper O2 sensor brand might not be as accurate.
04-06-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 24,680
Posted By knt

Try have a look in here to see if it helps ...

Try have a look in here to see if it helps
...
04-06-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,872
Posted By knt

For bang per buck, stock intake box with high...

For bang per buck, stock intake box with high flow drop-in filter works best in normal street conditions.

For tracks maybe something like the AEM or GruppeM Ram Air Intake or similar.
Forum: GP Talk
04-05-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By knt

If the car checks out mechanically and regular...

If the car checks out mechanically and regular maintenance have been done then shouldn't be any big problems with 55K miles.

If you can live with 2 seats, I say buy it as the price seems to be the...
03-28-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By knt

Thanks, this was a very useful read. How...

Thanks, this was a very useful read.

How much would it cost to do the process of clean up you mentioned above properly?

I've no knowledge on engine work, that's why a opted to purchase a fully...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-27-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By knt

Turbos from Taiwan are better than the Chinese...

Turbos from Taiwan are better than the Chinese turbos on ebay if you're thinking about ebay turbos.
Forum: JCW Garage
03-27-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By knt

If you can do all the work yourself then it's...

If you can do all the work yourself then it's probably worth the cheap price compared to the costs if you get a garage to install it.

As with most ebay stuff, some people have good results and...
03-27-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By knt

Not sure what heat shielding material you are...

Not sure what heat shielding material you are using, but I find Zirotec do good material for this kind of work

https://www.zircotec.com/
03-27-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By knt

I'm hoping this is the best case scenario for me,...

I'm hoping this is the best case scenario for me, as I would rather know the engine rebuilder actually did the work with the cylinder head instead of just delivering a junkyard engine.
03-26-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By knt

Won't running a catless downpipe give you a...

Won't running a catless downpipe give you a dashboard error without a proper remap?
03-26-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By knt

Was that with a newly rebuilt engine or just one...

Was that with a newly rebuilt engine or just one about to go?
03-26-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By knt

Yeah, that's what the mechanic said. But on...

Yeah, that's what the mechanic said.

But on some forums people said they've been fine running a new rebuilt engine with metal swarf within the running in period and changing oil a few times.
03-26-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By knt

Thanks. Yeah, bad workmanship by the looks...

Thanks.

Yeah, bad workmanship by the looks of it.
03-26-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By knt

Rebuilt engine with metal shavings (swarf)

Hi,

Has anyone experience a fully rebuilt engine with metal swarf in the engine, in particular in the oil galley and turbo feed port?

I've read on some forums, where people says it alright to...
03-08-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By knt

The 2.0L BMW engine can be tuned to 300bhp...

The 2.0L BMW engine can be tuned to 300bhp without any problems. Maybe larger FMIC and free flowing air filter is all you need.

If you're after a tuning box just google "F56 tuning boxes".
03-07-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By knt

As above, are you sure it's a r56 JCW and not F56...

As above, are you sure it's a r56 JCW and not F56 JCW?

I'll be surprised if a dealer is still leasing any r56 JCW in 2019.
03-07-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 306,674
Posted By knt

What hardware do Manic officially endorse for...

What hardware do Manic officially endorse for Stage 2 and above?
...
03-07-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 306,674
Posted By knt

After you buy the larger FMIC, you should have...

After you buy the larger FMIC, you should have all you need for stage 2 Manic. The tune will also sort out the CEL with sports & decat DP.

From what I've read different maps mainly have different...
02-23-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By knt

Not sure if this link works ...

Not sure if this link works

http://www.waymotorworks.com/valve-cover-dowel-pins-n14-engine-r55-r56-r57-r58-r59-cooper-s.html
02-23-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,609
Posted By knt

Is the tyre size 215 45 R17 a direct replacement...

Is the tyre size 215 45 R17 a direct replacement swap for the 205 45 R17 size without any modifications to the alloy rims?

Thanks.
02-23-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By knt

Looks like your valve cover/gasket is leaking...

Looks like your valve cover/gasket is leaking oil. Might be a good thing just to replace the whole valve cover and gaskets as the PCV system can also go faulty over time.
02-21-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By knt

Have a look here ...

Have a look here

https://www.bmw-driver.net/forum/showthread.php?t=30550

https://bimmersoftware.com/cables

https://www.cable-shack.co.uk/

Most are generic cables with the FTDI chip. Just...
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