After 100,000 miles of mileage 150,000 km you need to change connecting rod bearings, timing chain and timing chain tensioner on your M3. The fan clutch can be shaved down slightly to allow for additional clearance. It's also used for S54 engines with stock M10 sized rod bolts, which were used from February 2003 production and later. It is crucial that high temperature high strength loctite be used on the inner camshaft bolts to keep them from loosening. You may not even notice anything is wrong, but fuel economy and performance can both be hurt by these failing sensors. This will allow your S54 easily to show more than 370 horsepower.
These are simply the best connecting rod bolts available, making them ideal for ultra high performance, racing and forced induction applications. Did you also notice how much torque the car has mid range? Sal came over for a weekend for the name giving of my son he is his god father and the next day we mapped the car on the road. Looks awesome Okay so after around 12 hours of tuning and over 60 pulls on the dyno, here is our progress so far. A check engine light may illuminate with Vanos fault codes and misfiring can occur. Crimp to existing E30 chassis reverse light wiring. An E36 M3 automatic driveshaft can be directly bolted up to the transmission and stock 4 bolt flange on the E30 differential. But if at your M3 is high oil consumption, then a problem in valve stem seals.
The thicker 3 core radiator from a Z3M is recommended. We address preventative repairs by changing out the oil pump disk with a redrilled one from Beisan Systems as well as replace all of the vanos seals, hub sprocket bolts, spring diaphragms, various o-rings and gaskets, anti-rattle kit, and verify proper timing in this video series. Kit includes new pump shaft, sprocket, and inner rotor. Staying up until 3 A. The maximum revs decreased to 7,600 rpm. Transmission mounts of your choice can be used.
For these 2001-2003 models there is no easy way to check if the rods were replaced, except by checking the rod bolt diameter. This means that oil pressure cannot be maintained and that the Vanos unit cannot advance the cams properly, and therefore engine performance is reduced. A driveshaft from an E30 M3 or E36 328i manual can be used. Individual throttle bodies still used on intake. Finally, in order for the coolant temp sensor in the cluster to function, the E30 single pin brown temp sender needs to be added to the coolant line of the S54.
That means we have to take care to make sure everything is well oiled or lubricated in some way upon reassembly. There are 6 per cam and if they fail then the engine would be destroyed. We recommend replacing the oil pump chain any time you remove the oil pump from the car. The stock setup drains to a port on the rear sump of pan which is no longer present with the E34 oil pan. We'll be finding out hopefully soon! The price was competitive and your expedited delivery charge was surprisingly low.
We have reason to believe that it is stuck open and just dumping too much fuel. Set includes bearings for 6 cylinder cars. Unfortunately, there is no way of knowing which rod or bolt is currently in your car unless your car came with service records detailing when and what was replaced. According to World Challenge, the exhaust runners in head may be machined into 41. There was also coolant loss, which I didn't measure precisely. You can also get here. The reason I asked is because usually the followers wear out even stock.
Since we clean all our parts through the ultrasonic it removes all the oil residue. The broken tab can also fall into the timing chain resulting in engine damage. The most popular upgrade is to use an E36 style steering rack. We haven't even really worked much on these maps yet and it can only get better from here! Have to make a thread about the S54 I built over here when I got some time. Prices are based on the supply of a core oil pump disc for machining, and that Hack Engineering keep your core solenoid coil pack after the procedure. Use an E30 center support bearing when using any driveshaft for the swap. Now in E46 M3 install only S54.
Wiring The Kassel E36 plug and play wiring solution is unique for a few reasons. The lifespan of S54 is quite high, it can go without problems more than 100,000-150,000 miles of mileage 200,000+ km. A smaller brake booster must be used or the airbox can be modified if you have the skill to do so. Beisan discs are in limited supply, so we offer a machining service to bring new life to your old disc — please for details. We offfer personal attention and cost savings of an independent garage, combined with the technical expertise and high-tech diagnostics to rival any dealership service center.
We check cam timing thoroughly after we set it. If no assistance is the route you take, a shorter main engine belt will need to sourced to take up the extra distance of the power steering pulley. The clutch needs to match the splines on the transmission. I told Sal that I really want to get in touch with you in regards to some other projects. The linkage guibo is typically upgraded or replaced at this time as well.