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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
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This is interesting. I don't have an N52 based...

This is interesting. I don't have an N52 based car here to test but the DISA mechanism and electronics do not have a positional feedback system. I can't see how the DME would know the position of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
I have thought about a core program, but based on...

I have thought about a core program, but based on the M54 DISA's there has been a wide disparity in the overall condition of the silicone rubber around the flapper valve based on mileage, etc. I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
N52 DISA Repair & Upgrade kit.

Let me introduce myself, I'm Gary from German Auto Solutions. If have much knowledge of the E46 and E39 platforms then you may already be familiar.

I have been approached about making a DISA...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,336
1320ms, To be honest with you I have no...

1320ms,

To be honest with you I have no idea. If you wish to check fitment, the kit is always returnable if it does not fit.

Thanks,

Gary
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Finally had the vacation last week. Went from...

Finally had the vacation last week. Went from Michigan to Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama while hardly touching a tire to a highway. (except getting out of MI). I have to say that the drivers in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,336
Jason, How did you email me? I have nothing...

Jason,

How did you email me? I have nothing on my personal GAS email address or via the website contact page.

I don't think the DISA can cause a rich condition, just a lean condition with or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
As a rule, the cam bearing caps are machined and...

As a rule, the cam bearing caps are machined and line bored while attached to the head and are not replaceable or interchangeable. That is why they are coded to the locations they belong to. There...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,336
Thanks bluebee, I really appreciate the...

Thanks bluebee, I really appreciate the referrals.


This is true but almost a non-issue. We have sold north of 1000 kits and have not heard of a single instance of a vacuum diaphragm failure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,336
Your very welcome, thanks for the kind words and...

Your very welcome, thanks for the kind words and support.

Gary
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
I just looked that up, I like it! Thanks.

I just looked that up, I like it! Thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Thanks everyone for your input. As a former avid...

Thanks everyone for your input. As a former avid sportbiker, I've already ridden Deals Gap on a motorcycle. To be honest with you all the flopping back and forth gave me motion sickness. I much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,043
Thanks Doru, I should have it taken care of. I...

Thanks Doru, I should have it taken care of. I ordered a used one off eBay and will probably rebuild and resell it once I'm done. Maybe I'll just keep it as a spare for my car.

Gary
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Help me plan my first vacation in ten years!

Rumor has it that most people take a few days off from work every year (some even say a couple of weeks or more) for something called a vacation. Apparently I didn't get the memo :mad: because I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,043
My personal vehicle is an e39 plus I have several...

My personal vehicle is an e39 plus I have several beta test vehicles lined up once the first units are completed. Our fitment test engine is on an engine stand as shown in previous pictures, which is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,043
I worked on this for the past two days. I've...

I worked on this for the past two days. I've pretty much finished Rev-4 CAD designs, which are the result of the fitment info we learned from the Rev-3 FDM plastic models, plus some improvements.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,043
As Doru stated the main housing and vacuum...

As Doru stated the main housing and vacuum regulator will be CNC machined and anodized aluminum. There will be some internal plastic (Delrin) components like the oil separator tube. Since it slips...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,303
Since the hose is attached the highest point in...

Since the hose is attached the highest point in the system, and has a bleed screw port, it's the last and best place to bleed any remaining trapped air in the system.

The passage that the hose...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,336
Unfortunately there really isn't an easy way to...

Unfortunately there really isn't an easy way to test the unit without removal from the manifold, and yes that process of removal can damage the fragile OEM seal. Since the kit mainly address the most...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,336
We haven't taken the idea off the table, it's...

We haven't taken the idea off the table, it's just that the failure rate is so much lower than the M54 series and that there are far fewer of the them out there.

The flapper valve takes a long...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,303
This is how almost all US manufactured cars work,...

This is how almost all US manufactured cars work, and I think it is the simplest and therefor best way to do things. In this method the expansion tank is not pressuerized and has an extremely low...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,303
We removed the manual clutch fan and disconnected...

We removed the manual clutch fan and disconnected the aux fans and tested both an M52 and M54 engine in real time while monitoring system pressures and temperatures up to full overheat temperatures...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,303
I can't 100% certain, but from my analysis of the...

I can't 100% certain, but from my analysis of the system I've learned the following:

The cap has a blow off valve (OEM calibration of 2.0 bar, GAS calibration of 1.2 bar) that vents excess...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,336
The kit has been out for a year and a half with...

The kit has been out for a year and a half with approx 800 sold with zero issues. I just received and disassembled a unit that has been in service for a year and every part of the kit and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,336
It's not so much being able to identify our...

It's not so much being able to identify our product after it's been sold. It's more about people purchasing an inferior product and thinking they purchased the same thing as a GAS kit. We may invest...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,043
The top nipple connects to the valve cover port...

The top nipple connects to the valve cover port and draws in the crankcase blow by gasses.

The bottom nipple is the drain back that connects to the dipstick tube to drain the separated oil back...
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