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How To Install a BMW N54 Single Turbo Kit (135i & 335i)

I want to kick off this post with a reminder that I’m installing the Doc Race single turbo kit outside of the car on an engine stand. Part of the reason I bought this kit was because I blew my motor which required to me remove and re-install a new motor. Great excuse to upgrade… right?!

Be sure to check out separate blog post about everything you need to do this swap, it will help tremendously as you read on.

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The kit showed up about 4 weeks after I ordered it and came complete. I didn’t want to gamble with other vendors’ long lead times and kits that arrived with missing or poor-fitting parts. Doc Race knocked it out of the park and I’m glad I chose their kit!

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Everything looked beautiful. I opted for the ceramic coating option and a ball-bearing 6266 turbo. The kit includes almost everything you need to convert to single turbo!┬áNow let’s get these beautiful pieces where they belong…

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Manifold studs replaced, manifold, heat shield and water pipe installed.

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