N55 Upgraded Charge Pipe Guide Charge pipes are a common discussion on turbo BMW engines. The charge pipe (CP) is partly responsible for carrying charge air (or boosted air) to the engine. Unfortunately, BMW's N55 engine uses a plastic charge pipe. The N55 charge pipe is prone to cracking and popping off at higher than stock boost levels. It's not even an uncommon failure at … [Read more...] about BMW N55 Charge Pipe Upgrade Guide
Which Year BMW 335i Model is the Best? These posts are challenging to write because best is subjective. Spoiler alert - we're not going to say one year 335i is better than another. We'll break down the differences by year and allow the reader to decide. How to Pick the Best 335i For You Before we dive into a year by year breakdown let's touch on the major 335i … [Read more...] about What Year BMW 335i Should You Buy?
N55 E Series MHD Flash Tunes - Power Gains & Info We're finally following up our general MHD post. This guide will go more in-depth on BMW N55 E series MHD flash tunes and expected power gains. All E series N55's use PWG. However, some F series are also PWG rather than EWG. The F series uses a different MHD app, so we will write a separate post for that. Although, PWG F … [Read more...] about BMW N55 E Series – MHD Flash Tunes Horsepower Gains
Buyer's Guide: E9x 3 Series Reliability, Performance, & Driving Some refer to the BMW E90 (E9x) 3 series as one of the last great true drivers cars from BMW. The preceding E46 chassis was so good and left the E90 with big shoes to fill. Initially, many didn't believe the E9x chassis to be as good. However, with newest E46's nearing 15 years old the E90 is finally getting … [Read more...] about Ultimate E90 Buyer’s Guide: Reliability & Performance
N55 Upgraded Intake - E & F Chassis N55 Intakes Upgraded performance intakes are a great way to free up engine sound and power on turbo cars. The N55 is no exception. Performance intakes are one of several popular bolt-ons that can boost the N55 to the next level. In this guide, we will discuss the performance benefits of upgraded intakes and list a few great options on … [Read more...] about BMW N55 Upgraded Performance Intake Guide