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      09-26-2019, 10:39 AM   #45
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For those interested, here are some pics of the puller that's required if you ever want to remove the spline lock once it's installed:
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Shoot us an email or PM for pricing; per forum rules we can't post prices here.

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      09-30-2019, 01:06 AM   #48
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Tom @ EAS wrote up a nice article outlining how they do it, we have a flat rate if done at VTT which I can share with you via PM/etc, but in general we don't quote expected hours for other shops since it can vary so wildly depending on how they approach/expertise/familiarity/etc.

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any chance of an Arizona approved installer?
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Tom @ EAS wrote up a nice article outlining how they do it, we have a flat rate if done at VTT which I can share with you via PM/etc, but in general we don't quote expected hours for other shops since it can vary so wildly depending on how they approach/expertise/familiarity/etc.

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We have an overview of of the VTT Splinelock install to see what's involved:

▀▄ eas | VTT "SplineLock" CrankHub Installation Overview for S55
https://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh....php?t=1561598

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any chance of an Arizona approved installer?
Make the trip to SoCal, we'd be happy to service your M4 for you. We're also California's authorized installer.
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We have an overview of of the VTT Splinelock install to see what's involved:


Make the trip to SoCal, we'd be happy to service your M4 for you. We're also California's authorized installer.

Im tempted but I have no idea how we would schedule something like that. Or what the entire cost of the trip would be. Cheaper than a new motor I know that haha.
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Im tempted but I have no idea how we would schedule something like that. Or what the entire cost of the trip would be. Cheaper than a new motor I know that haha.
https://www.bimrs.org/
safe to assume any reputable indy bmw shop can install it.
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https://www.bimrs.org/
safe to assume any reputable indy bmw shop can install it.
Thanks for the link, I would assume so as well. Im actually only an hour away from Vivid racing...Im wondering if they could handle it.
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safe to assume any reputable indy bmw shop can install it.
Thanks for the link, I would assume so as well. Im actually only an hour away from Vivid racing...Im wondering if they could handle it.
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safe to assume any reputable indy bmw shop can install it.
Thanks for the link, I would assume so as well. Im actually only an hour away from Vivid racing...Im wondering if they could handle it.
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evening. 2 questions really

1) how is the new V2 going? any issues to speak about? it looks like the teeth are meaner than the V1. i know there was rumours that V1 on rare occasion never bite in crank, is that risk removed on V2??? (if there was a risk)

2) looking at the pic on the website. i see 2 hubs... 1 is more hollow (left compared to right) are these actually 2 difference hubs for different cars or does it get a cap over the hollowed out area?

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Why not spline the entire hub and manufacture splined gears that slide onto the hub and stay locked in? Would this make timing the engine impossible?
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evening. 2 questions really

1) how is the new V2 going? any issues to speak about? it looks like the teeth are meaner than the V1. i know there was rumours that V1 on rare occasion never bite in crank, is that risk removed on V2??? (if there was a risk)

2) looking at the pic on the website. i see 2 hubs... 1 is more hollow (left compared to right) are these actually 2 difference hubs for different cars or does it get a cap over the hollowed out area?

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Going great, lots of positive feedback from V2. The bite is more aggressive, which means the shop installing needs to take their time, but it's

I am not sure what pic you mean, but likely different motor application. We make these for N54, N55, S55 currently.

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Why not spline the entire hub and manufacture splined gears that slide onto the hub and stay locked in? Would this make timing the engine impossible?
Tends to not hold up, but there are always multiple approaches to problem solving.

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Tends to not hold up, but there are always multiple approaches to problem solving.

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Could you elaborate, please? It seems to me that you've done well to solve the hub issue, but nothing to solve gear slip. Or is there something I'm missing?
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Could you elaborate, please? It seems to me that you've done well to solve the hub issue, but nothing to solve gear slip. Or is there something I'm missing?
Hub slip is gear slip effectively. The crank and all timing related pieces have to stay, well, in time. Anything slips and it all goes out the door.

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Sorry, not trying to be argumentative, simply want to understand. It's not possible for the gears to slip when the hub is spline locked in with the CBC?
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No worries brother! The hub to crank is a friction fit (stock). The gears are mounted to the hub. If the hub slips, the gear slips too. Make sense?
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No worries brother! The hub to crank is a friction fit (stock). The gears are mounted to the hub. If the hub slips, the gear slips too. Make sense?
Yes, I totally get that they will slip if the hub slips. My question is whether or not it is possible for the gears to slip independently of the hub. I.e. if the hub stays locked in place, does that guarantee the gears will as well?
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No, gears are not going to move independently of the hub.
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No, gears are not going to move independently of the hub.
Awesome! Thanks for clarifying this for me. I appreciate the time you take on these forums!
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Awesome! Thanks for clarifying this for me. I appreciate the time you take on these forums!
Timing gear and hub are machined as a single piece. The remaining gear (oil) is not critical to timing.
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