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    • Updated photos showing CP-E (Custom Performance Engineering) N54 Twin Turbo upgrade kit progress - Yes, it's still coming

      Updates on this twin turbo upgrade for the N54 have not been posted in some time leading to some speculation that CP-E was no longer working on it. As a matter of fact, the last time anything was posted on it was in November of last year. That updated showed a mock-up of the manifolds and the turbos. Since then things have progressed to actually having the turbos and manifolds mounted on the motor with a mock up of the piping.


      So yes, this upgrade is still coming. The N54 turbo upgrade market continues to heat up and really the main thing it is missing with a single turbo option out (kind of, still being tweaked and no real info from the handful of customers who have it) is an option for upgraded larger twins. For now, the only twin upgrades have been to the stock turbos.

      There is no timeline of completion but it looks as if CP-E and Vargas Turbocharger Technology will have the main turbo upgrade options for larger twins on the N54. Expect debate on the forums to soon shift from which tune to get to which turbo upgrade to get. Let the single versus twin debate begin!







      This article was originally published in forum thread: Updated photos showing CP-E (Custom Performance Engineering) N54 Twin Turbo upgrade kit progress - Yes, it's still coming started by Sticky View original post
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      1. chrislloyd's Avatar
        chrislloyd -
        on top of that. what is this forum about? sticky i remember was banned for promoting this site. now it's full of jaded shiv haters. i don't get it. rep or no rep, i don't give a flying $#@!. i'm here for the BB flash utility. i write my own XDF's. i can use the BB flash utility to tune my car and my close friends. i have 4-5 friends with e90/e92. i hope that open source continues to be truly a community driven effort. i will contribute if/when/where i'm needed. honestly though,



        THE TUNING DRAMA ON THIS PLATFORM IS A BIG TURN OFF




        with that said, i like shiv and i like ff/tec. i also like terryatbms and i also don't like bull$#@!. don't $#@! with the community and sensor posts/threads. e90post and jason are loosing a battle.

        sticky is about to loose a valuable member that will provide a lot of data and tuning know-how.


        i don't like how i'm censored because of rep











        in 2004 i had a turbo RSX with K-Pro. great platform to cut your teeth on. great tuning outfit (hondata).

        not so great forum after 2007. noobs invaded. $#@!ry insued. it's all good. it's a FWD platform that sucked anyways. i bought the car because i was making $30k a year and it was my dream car. call me a ricer. i don't give a $#@!. i like power. bmw provided a marvelous platform to make reliable power on.

        but now i see all the hate




        honestly it's a turn off







        sticky is a turn off




        the BB flash utility was driven by pioneers





        sticky capitalized on it









        i'm gonna get neg repp'd but i don't care, honestly.



        i'm not in business for anyone but myself. i'm the most selfish mother $#@!er you'll ever know. with that said, i will donate my time (when available) to advance this platform. as long as i have a 335i i am game for all things open source





        we need an open source forum








        this may not be it





        e90post is DEFINITELY not it







        is n54tech relevant anymore?
      1. lulz_m3's Avatar
        lulz_m3 -
        Dude, no forum posting while slamming beers.
      1. rooringhusky's Avatar
        rooringhusky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by chrislloyd Click here to enlarge
        on top of that. what is this forum about? sticky i remember was banned for promoting this site. now it's full of jaded shiv haters. i don't get it. rep or no rep, i don't give a flying $#@!. i'm here for the BB flash utility. i write my own XDF's. i can use the BB flash utility to tune my car and my close friends. i have 4-5 friends with e90/e92. i hope that open source continues to be truly a community driven effort. i will contribute if/when/where i'm needed. honestly though,



        THE TUNING DRAMA ON THIS PLATFORM IS A BIG TURN OFF




        with that said, i like shiv and i like ff/tec. i also like terryatbms and i also don't like bull$#@!. don't $#@! with the community and sensor posts/threads. e90post and jason are loosing a battle.

        sticky is about to loose a valuable member that will provide a lot of data and tuning know-how.


        i don't like how i'm censored because of rep











        in 2004 i had a turbo RSX with K-Pro. great platform to cut your teeth on. great tuning outfit (hondata).

        not so great forum after 2007. noobs invaded. $#@!ry insued. it's all good. it's a FWD platform that sucked anyways. i bought the car because i was making $30k a year and it was my dream car. call me a ricer. i don't give a $#@!. i like power. bmw provided a marvelous platform to make reliable power on.

        but now i see all the hate




        honestly it's a turn off







        sticky is a turn off




        the BB flash utility was driven by pioneers





        sticky capitalized on it









        i'm gonna get neg repp'd but i don't care, honestly.



        i'm not in business for anyone but myself. i'm the most selfish mother $#@!er you'll ever know. with that said, i will donate my time (when available) to advance this platform. as long as i have a 335i i am game for all things open source





        we need an open source forum








        this may not be it





        e90post is DEFINITELY not it







        is n54tech relevant anymore?
        Hello bryce aka BMWECY aka Christopher02 lolol....

        Man you got problems buddy, time to lay off the drugs...Why are you trying so hard to involve your opinion in every e90post thread...Your the definition of a tuner cheerleader..The drama you speak of in your earlier post starts with people who have strong opinions like yourself...So if you hate the drama so much maybe analyze the dumb $#@! you say and your history with this community...You could be an asset but you have way to many problems inserting your strong opinions to incite drama...Take a break
      1. bryce's Avatar
        bryce -
        Hi. 1 post per day. This is it. Open source needs open dialog. Rep does not spell open dialog. Carry on
      1. rooringhusky's Avatar
        rooringhusky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by bryce Click here to enlarge
        Hi. 1 post per day. This is it. Open source needs open dialog. Rep does not spell open dialog. Carry on
        Why only 1 post per day? Your not limited are you?

        I dont disagree with you about open dialog one bit though...
      1. bryce's Avatar
        bryce -
        well, i guess sticky BaseLined me back to 0

        i deserved getting neg bombed. i was just tired of the same people spewing the same $hit that they accuse vendors of. it's all good for me, now, because i have my own forum. its GroupMe. i keep the people that i like and that share a passion for tuning and cars on my lists. i chat with them when i have questions.

        this forum needs an overhaul. i'm probably alone in thinking this. rep does not equal open source. censoring is very 2004 and very e90post. sticky should step back and remove the rep system.

        otherwise, people that just joined will be turned off this place. i'm not turned off completely from here simply because terry(at)bms is here and there are other resouces here. i don't like cobb nor protuning freaks. it's my opinion and i'm welcome to hold that. i do like AK and FF-tec. i also like vishnu procede for a plug and play piggyback. always have. i don't run piggy's that much anymore though. i was the most vocal opponent on e90post against piggy's in 2009. no platform has the piggy back community to this degree as the n54.

        having said that, i learned a lot from bms vishnu hondata and eurocharged.
      1. Tony@VargasTurboTech's Avatar
        Tony@VargasTurboTech -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by bryce Click here to enlarge
        well, i guess sticky BaseLined me back to 0

        i deserved getting neg bombed. i was just tired of the same people spewing the same $hit that they accuse vendors of. it's all good for me, now, because i have my own forum. its GroupMe. i keep the people that i like and that share a passion for tuning and cars on my lists. i chat with them when i have questions.

        this forum needs an overhaul. i'm probably alone in thinking this. rep does not equal open source. censoring is very 2004 and very e90post. sticky should step back and remove the rep system.

        otherwise, people that just joined will be turned off this place. i'm not turned off completely from here simply because terry(at)bms is here and there are other resouces here. i don't like cobb nor protuning freaks. it's my opinion and i'm welcome to hold that. i do like AK and FF-tec. i also like vishnu procede for a plug and play piggyback. always have. i don't run piggy's that much anymore though. i was the most vocal opponent on e90post against piggy's in 2009. no platform has the piggy back community to this degree as the n54.

        having said that, i learned a lot from bms vishnu hondata and eurocharged.
        Confused here. Is this guy the same as the guy who wrote the crazy unabomber post/rant? I have no idea who you are, but it would go a long way to articulate your posts a little bit better, and prob reel in the triple spacing. I appreciate your input on things. I am getting really really confused on people asking where the Stage 3 pictures are, I think I posted at least 50 pictures of stage 3 (prob more) documenting through the build and once it was installed in the car. NOT ONE PERSON who keeps asking for numbers and times out of a prototype kit will EVER answer me. Lets try again, where are the numbers from the Vishnu Single turbo protype kit? They built a kit tested it and then went into production, announcing and doing pre sales in the middle, just like we are, trust me I went back and looked at all this, they got all the same hating as everyone else does, at least its consistent. They did not provide numbers except from the shop car 4 months after annoucing, then for almost a year after the kit release there were no customer numbers, then they could not break 650 WHP in over a 1.5 years, until we fixed that for them, yet people still question us asking for pictures like we made everything up. Stage 3 production kit is coming, and its not far out, I guess all the questions will be answered. I will say I feel this platform has a much different feel from when I first joined, it feels much more divided, and much more volatile towards each other then before. Hopefully we can all go back to being friendly and trying build the platform, I honestly think we are scaring people away. I enjoy the platform, but its getting to be less fun and just more bs that I try to stay away from.

        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by chrislloyd Click here to enlarge
        on top of that. what is this forum about? sticky i remember was banned for promoting this site. now it's full of jaded shiv haters. i don't get it. rep or no rep, i don't give a flying $#@!. i'm here for the BB flash utility. i write my own XDF's. i can use the BB flash utility to tune my car and my close friends. i have 4-5 friends with e90/e92. i hope that open source continues to be truly a community driven effort. i will contribute if/when/where i'm needed. honestly though,



        THE TUNING DRAMA ON THIS PLATFORM IS A BIG TURN OFF




        with that said, i like shiv and i like ff/tec. i also like terryatbms and i also don't like bull$#@!. don't $#@! with the community and sensor posts/threads. e90post and jason are loosing a battle.

        sticky is about to loose a valuable member that will provide a lot of data and tuning know-how.


        i don't like how i'm censored because of rep











        in 2004 i had a turbo RSX with K-Pro. great platform to cut your teeth on. great tuning outfit (hondata).

        not so great forum after 2007. noobs invaded. $#@!ry insued. it's all good. it's a FWD platform that sucked anyways. i bought the car because i was making $30k a year and it was my dream car. call me a ricer. i don't give a $#@!. i like power. bmw provided a marvelous platform to make reliable power on.

        but now i see all the hate




        honestly it's a turn off







        sticky is a turn off




        the BB flash utility was driven by pioneers





        sticky capitalized on it









        i'm gonna get neg repp'd but i don't care, honestly.



        i'm not in business for anyone but myself. i'm the most selfish mother $#@!er you'll ever know. with that said, i will donate my time (when available) to advance this platform. as long as i have a 335i i am game for all things open source





        we need an open source forum








        this may not be it





        e90post is DEFINITELY not it







        is n54tech relevant anymore?
      1. lulz_m3's Avatar
        lulz_m3 -
        He and Bryce are the same guy. Easiest to just ignore him.
      1. benzy89's Avatar
        benzy89 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by chrislloyd Click here to enlarge
        with that said, i like shiv and i like ff/tec. i also like terryatbms and i also don't like bull$#@!. don't $#@! with the community and sensor posts/threads. e90post and jason are loosing a battle.

        sticky is about to loose a valuable member that will provide a lot of data and tuning know-how.
        I don't think ANYONE here likes bull$#@! or smoke & mirrors, but that said what makes you a "valuable member" that has lots of "tuning know-how".... Be warned, after the full truth coming out about Benvo copying the Evolve tune, people (especially here on BB) don't have time, patience, or mercy for those who think they know everything but really have no tuning knowledge.

        With the N54 & the DME, this is a very easy platform to make lots of power if you don't know anything, just add boost & ignition advance. The DME is advanced enough that it'll bail your ass out before you make a mistake, so until you prove some solid results don't expect people to be drooling over your claims.
      1. lulz_m3's Avatar
        lulz_m3 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by benzy89 Click here to enlarge
        I don't think ANYONE here likes bull$#@! or smoke & mirrors, but that said what makes you a "valuable member" that has lots of "tuning know-how".... Be warned, after the full truth coming out about Benvo copying the Evolve tune, people (especially here on BB) don't have time, patience, or mercy for those who think they know everything but really have no tuning knowledge.

        With the N54 & the DME, this is a very easy platform to make lots of power if you don't know anything, just add boost & ignition advance. The DME is advanced enough that it'll bail your ass out before you make a mistake, so until you prove some solid results don't expect people to be drooling over your claims.
        Break the wrist and walk away bro, your responding to a drunk bryce...
      1. psmith95's Avatar
        psmith95 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by chrislloyd Click here to enlarge
        on top of that. what is this forum about? sticky i remember was banned for promoting this site. now it's full of jaded shiv haters. i don't get it. rep or no rep, i don't give a flying $#@!. i'm here for the BB flash utility. i write my own XDF's. i can use the BB flash utility to tune my car and my close friends. i have 4-5 friends with e90/e92. i hope that open source continues to be truly a community driven effort. i will contribute if/when/where i'm needed. honestly though,



        THE TUNING DRAMA ON THIS PLATFORM IS A BIG TURN OFF




        with that said, i like shiv and i like ff/tec. i also like terryatbms and i also don't like bull$#@!. don't $#@! with the community and sensor posts/threads. e90post and jason are loosing a battle.

        sticky is about to loose a valuable member that will provide a lot of data and tuning know-how.


        i don't like how i'm censored because of rep











        in 2004 i had a turbo RSX with K-Pro. great platform to cut your teeth on. great tuning outfit (hondata).

        not so great forum after 2007. noobs invaded. $#@!ry insued. it's all good. it's a FWD platform that sucked anyways. i bought the car because i was making $30k a year and it was my dream car. call me a ricer. i don't give a $#@!. i like power. bmw provided a marvelous platform to make reliable power on.

        but now i see all the hate




        honestly it's a turn off







        sticky is a turn off




        the BB flash utility was driven by pioneers





        sticky capitalized on it









        i'm gonna get neg repp'd but i don't care, honestly.



        i'm not in business for anyone but myself. i'm the most selfish mother $#@!er you'll ever know. with that said, i will donate my time (when available) to advance this platform. as long as i have a 335i i am game for all things open source





        we need an open source forum








        this may not be it





        e90post is DEFINITELY not it







        is n54tech relevant anymore?
        Oh my god. Can you please give your return key a break and stop repeating the same exact thing over and over?
      1. Flinchy's Avatar
        Flinchy -
        wow what an immense $#@!storm that quickly became

        I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT HAPPENED
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by chrislloyd Click here to enlarge
        sticky i remember was banned for promoting this site.
        No I was banned before this site existed.

        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by chrislloyd Click here to enlarge
        sticky is about to loose a valuable member that will provide a lot of data and tuning know-how.
        Valuable members know how to spell 'lose' I would think.

        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by chrislloyd Click here to enlarge
        honestly it's a turn off
        You're a turn off.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by rooringhusky Click here to enlarge
        Hello bryce aka BMWECY aka Christopher02 lolol....

        Man you got problems buddy, time to lay off the drugs...Why are you trying so hard to involve your opinion in every e90post thread...Your the definition of a tuner cheerleader..The drama you speak of in your earlier post starts with people who have strong opinions like yourself...So if you hate the drama so much maybe analyze the dumb $#@! you say and your history with this community...You could be an asset but you have way to many problems inserting your strong opinions to incite drama...Take a break
        Click here to enlarge
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by bryce Click here to enlarge
        well, i guess sticky BaseLined me back to 0

        i deserved getting neg bombed. i was just tired of the same people spewing the same $hit that they accuse vendors of. it's all good for me, now, because i have my own forum. its GroupMe. i keep the people that i like and that share a passion for tuning and cars on my lists. i chat with them when i have questions.

        this forum needs an overhaul. i'm probably alone in thinking this. rep does not equal open source. censoring is very 2004 and very e90post. sticky should step back and remove the rep system.

        otherwise, people that just joined will be turned off this place. i'm not turned off completely from here simply because terry(at)bms is here and there are other resouces here. i don't like cobb nor protuning freaks. it's my opinion and i'm welcome to hold that. i do like AK and FF-tec. i also like vishnu procede for a plug and play piggyback. always have. i don't run piggy's that much anymore though. i was the most vocal opponent on e90post against piggy's in 2009. no platform has the piggy back community to this degree as the n54.

        having said that, i learned a lot from bms vishnu hondata and eurocharged.
        I've been busy having fun lately with little time on the forum. It was everyone else who negged you (rightfully so IMO) and not me. So, don't blame me for your own crap and stick to one account. You're such a whiny $#@!... just get lost.
      1. Karura's Avatar
        Karura -
        Sad to hear another TT option has been cancelled. We need more options!
      1. Terry@BMS's Avatar
        Terry@BMS -
        Hey guys,

        Just as an update I had a chance to touch base with Josh @ CPE today and I was actually completely wrong. I assumed the kit had been shelved as I have not gotten an update in months but in reality it's undergoing finishing touches and testing as I type this. So, please disregard my previous statement! I'm sure more info on this kit will be posted in the coming weeks. Click here to enlarge
      1. Square&Level's Avatar
        Square&Level -
        This is true. I stopped by CPE a few months ago and they said the kit was still a go. These guys are very meticulous, they said the hardware fitment will be better than stock.


        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Terry@BMS Click here to enlarge
        Hey guys,

        Just as an update I had a chance to touch base with Josh @ CPE today and I was actually completely wrong. I assumed the kit had been shelved as I have not gotten an update in months but in reality it's undergoing finishing touches and testing as I type this. So, please disregard my previous statement! I'm sure more info on this kit will be posted in the coming weeks. Click here to enlarge
      1. 654's Avatar
        654 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Terry@BMS Click here to enlarge
        Hey guys,

        Just as an update I had a chance to touch base with Josh @ CPE today and I was actually completely wrong. I assumed the kit had been shelved as I have not gotten an update in months but in reality it's undergoing finishing touches and testing as I type this. So, please disregard my previous statement! I'm sure more info on this kit will be posted in the coming weeks. Click here to enlarge
        Thanks for the info!
      1. klipseracer's Avatar
        klipseracer -
        Bryce is such a valuable asset. Make me another BOV chart bro.