In addition it is the best bet for those who like different tuning experiments. I'm not a hundred percent sure it's the same guy though. We are committed to delivering motors that we can stand behind. The N54 saw a small revision in 2008, upping power from 306hp to 326hp and torque from 295lb ft to 332lb ft. If i gave it more gas it went away and if I gave it no gas it went away. This includes changing the main and ournal bearings as well as new rings and valve guides. !!! Although, this does not lead to a significant difference — the N54 and N55 each produce minimal turbo lag and feel similar to a naturally aspirated V8.
Also purchase n54 downpipes, performance exhaust system and oil coolers. Hopefully some of the projects that I post will inspire others in their projects, or just help others out on a particular subject. Removing the pan was fairly quick - had to remove the power steering pump first. The main difference between the N54 and N55 is the method of forced induction. And you'll also have to keep in mind extra expenses like removal and re-installation of the engine, and some places also charge for the disassembly of the engine as well.
It will serve you not more than ~50 000 km 30 000 miles of mileage in case you use fuel of low quality. So I have the same question as Jim K. Has the engine ever had cooling problems? This is when you need to check the coolant level which is the main cause of such problem in the majority of cases. If you're on this site, asking how to rebuild a Mercedes Benz engine, you probably won't be able to do this yourself. The length of connecting rods is 144.
You will benefit from wide range of different components. Two weeks ago we published. However, when comparing the N54 and N55 mod-for-mod the benefits of a true twin turbo set up become evident. This is where things get hardcore. Comments comments I just acquired a 340i and am just getting familiar with it. At the same time it is perfect for tuning. However, most applications built in 2010 still carried the twin turbo N54.
At the same time N55 is equipped with lighter crankshaft in comparison with N54. That's not a common problem on the N54. Therefore you need to look at reducing your intake temperatures. Output curve comparison: B58 v. There has so much rebuilding and new buildings that the count was lost. Check it first of all. This seal pops out easily with the assistance of a couple of screws drilled into the seal.
At the same time all drawbacks are also the same as the older M54B30 version has. Thanks for the very informative article. The N55 officially replaced the N54 in 2011 with the exception of the 1M and Z4 35i. Even though the N54 is more efficient when modified, each engine and its respective turbocharger set up will produce well into the range of 400+ wheel horsepower and torque. If anyone would like to see closeups of anything, measurements of anything, let me know.
The valve job itself cost me 250 to complete but I had them check everything and … re grind the seats. I put in neutral and got the car rolling. That went out of style in the Honda scene maybe 15 years ago. The bottoms of intake and exhaust valves on the front cylinders did have a bit of carbon buildup. These kits do not include things like water pumps, alternators, belts, manifolds, etc.
Drawing on our experience racing these engines and seeing their common problems and failures we go through your supplied core engine and replace all wear items. Our precision fit gives equal support pressure around the cylinders from the top of the support ring to the bottom of the support ring. In order to do so we feel that full assembly including final torquing of the head and the proper timing of the cams is essential to be done in house. This approach looks to be far more comprehensive than pegs: i wonder what the pros and cons of this are vs motivs insertI was told by someone that the inserts motiv does still allow for the cylinder wall to expand and oval itself. Any difference over tuned with stock gasket? What is the smaller tank for? However, it was not able to take the challenge from new engine versions which appeared from 2005 to 2006. Replaced one piston and did a valve job.