BMW B58 FAQ

BMW B58 FAQ

If you want to search for a specific topic use the following keys: Windows: Ctrl + F Mac: Command + F We’ll break this B58 FAQ guide into the following sections: *We will likely continue adding to this post over time. Please drop a comment if there is something we missed or you would like…

Ultimate BMW F30 Buyer’s Guide: Reliability & Performance
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Ultimate BMW F30 Buyer’s Guide: Reliability & Performance

BMW’s F30 generation includes the F30, F31, and F34 produced from 2011 to 2019. Early models are becoming well-priced due to their age and the release of the new G20 generation 3 series. As with most 3 series, the F30 is a great success and an all-around fun, sporty chassis. Notably, the F30 generation was…

BMW B58 BM3 Tuning Guide – Info & Horsepower Gains
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BMW B58 BM3 Tuning Guide – Info & Horsepower Gains

Though bootmod3 (bm3) is a newer flash tuning option they have quickly become one of the most popular BMW tunes. Pro Tuning Freaks bm3 offers a web interface and mobile apps for simple flash tuning. Bootmod3 also offers a handful of off-the-shelf flash maps loaded with cool features. If you’re in the market for a…

BMW B58 Upgraded Downpipe Guide
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BMW B58 Upgraded Downpipe Guide

When it comes to exhaust systems on turbocharged vehicles, specifically BMW turbo vehicles, everyone talks about the downpipe instead of the traditional cat-back system that people are most familiar with upgrading. That’s because cat-back exhaust systems and expensive and don’t really provide any power benefit. They sound great, but we’re bargain performance guys here! The…

BMW B58 Intercooler & Heat Exchanger Upgrade Guide
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BMW B58 Intercooler & Heat Exchanger Upgrade Guide

Yes, the B58 engine does have an intercooler. However, it is not the common intercooler setup you would see on most turbo vehicles. While most forced induction engines use “direct” air-to-air cooling, the B58 intercooler uses an “indirect” water-to-air cooling system. The B58 intercooler is integrated into the intake manifold. Compressed air flows through the…

BMW B58 Stock Turbo Max Boost

BMW B58 Stock Turbo Max Boost

While the phrase that something is “an art, not science” is used frequently, it does not hold true with turbo boost and tuning. Turbochargers, engine internals, and ancillarily engine support systems can only hold so much boost before they give in. We’re here to answer some frequently asked questions on B58 boost levels: How much…

BMW MPPSK Package: Performance Benefits & Is it Worth the Cost?

BMW MPPSK Package: Performance Benefits & Is it Worth the Cost?

What is the BMW MPPSK Package? The BMW MPPSK package stands for the “M-Performance Power and Sound Kit”. The kit is BMW-designed and manufactured and includes a more aggressive engine tune and a performance exhaust system to increase the performance, horsepower, and sound. The kit is only available for 40i models, featuring the B58 engine….