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      01-15-2013, 11:17 PM   #801
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Originally Posted by montreal red View Post
anyone ever did this service for their N55/N54 engine?? have a friend who's asking if this would be a good idea as regular maintenance.... i dont know enough about the turbo engines.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=676488
This the very reason why I ditched my N54. This engine will not be a long lasting one. There isn't any defined maintenance for this, but if I was tracking my car, I would be cleaning the intake ports and valves once a year. Regular driving every 2 or three years. It's a bit of a bitch due to the some electrical components that are in the way when you try to gain access to the intake manifold. I tried and gave up, sold the car and bought a truck.
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