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by B3FNA
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104 - Picture HEAVY
Replies: 24
Views: 104

Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104

Sorry to hear that but u av made the right choice and fair play to you These things are sent to test us Chin up all worth in end 👍 Thanks mate i think i made the right choice in the end. It was a difficult process and i felt down at several points throughout. I did learn an awful lot about the n54 ...
by B3FNA
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104 - Picture HEAVY
Replies: 24
Views: 104

Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104

Replaced my plastic recirculation valves with these beautifully aluminium cnc machined forged motorsport valves. They are a thing of beauty and quality...

They work just like stock parts no whoosh noises or anything :D

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by B3FNA
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104 - Picture HEAVY
Replies: 24
Views: 104

Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104

Vanos pulley:

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Engine being timed intiially had to re-do it after it was back in the car as realised i was getting VANOS errors and had to do the cam shaft ledges..

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by B3FNA
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104 - Picture HEAVY
Replies: 24
Views: 104

Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104

Teflon Seals that replace the metal rectarings:

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New Water pump:

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by B3FNA
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104 - Picture HEAVY
Replies: 24
Views: 104

Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104

All lubed up with assembly lube i didn't want them scoring again..

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One installed one to go!

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by B3FNA
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104 - Picture HEAVY
Replies: 24
Views: 104

Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104

Had to buy a special tool to install them properly as per the BMW TIS instructions:

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by B3FNA
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104 - Picture HEAVY
Replies: 24
Views: 104

Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104

These metal Rectarings don't help probably why bmw changed the new seal design to Teflon this is a fairly common issue on the 2008 N54.

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Went shopping..

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by B3FNA
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104 - Picture HEAVY
Replies: 24
Views: 104

Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104

At least all my valves are shiney and free of carbon:

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by B3FNA
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: General ALPINA Forum
Topic: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104 - Picture HEAVY
Replies: 24
Views: 104

Re: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo E90 Saloon Engine Rebuild - No. 104

Head is back from the engineering company:

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Back on the car

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