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Old 02-09-2016, 03:25 PM   #1
MANDD
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N54 Madness



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Old 02-10-2016, 10:51 AM   #2
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Looks like fun. What's the story?
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Old 03-11-2016, 06:11 PM   #3
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Carbon buildup?
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Old 03-31-2016, 08:40 AM   #4
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No start, exhaust VANOS bolt loose, bent valves. Starting to see alot of these failures on the N54 including bottom end failure on the early models.

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Old 03-31-2016, 08:49 AM   #5
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N54 failed main, threw a rod.

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Old 03-31-2016, 11:53 AM   #6
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Were these well maintained engines? Or typical idiot driving 80k KM without oil changes?
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