BMW Timing Chains and Getting Completely off Topic

Why DIY BMW Service Days are Over They have haunted BMW for a long time. This is nothing new but just a little bit different because special tools and knowledge are key.  The days of the “DIY” or Do-It-Yourself are over.  The days of making marks on your timing gears and putting everything back to

Todays Turbos Todays Shop

You discover that there is a problem with your Turbocharger or Turbochargers. The shop recommends to replace the whole turbocharger instead of patching the problem. You don’t like that. You want a patch. You find a “another guy” to perform the cheap patch. You are so happy.

Fiat and Alfa Romeo in the Triad

Alfa Romeo Service and Repair in Winston-Salem, NC. Fiat Service and Repair. Alfa Romeo and Fiat are known for creating distinguished, elegant vehicles from the 500, Giulia to the fast Quadrifoglio variants. Originating in Italy, Fiat and Alfa Romeo are popularly known for their wide variety of vehicle choices, starting with their incredibly popular Giulia,

Porsche IMS Bearings

Porsche Intermediate Shaft (IMS) Bearing 101 Typical IMS Failure Mileage: Really Anytime – The lower the mileage the worse off you are from our experience. DO NOT SAY I WISH I WOULD HAVE DONE THIS! Vehicles Affected: 1997-2008 Porsche Vehicles with M96/M97 Engine – Boxster, 996, Cayman, 997 – GT Cars and 911 Turbos not

Alfa Romeo Giulia Tire Problem

Why will the new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio need tires at 7,500 miles? Because that beast comes with racing tires from the factory rated at a 60 Tread-wear. This means they are very sticky and grippy and will pickup all sorts of rocks and debris but will hold curves like no other.

BMW Secondary Air Clogs, Codes and Problems

BMW Service Alert If you own a 2002-2010 BMW 5 or 7 series or even some 3 series and X series you probably have already have experienced the problem. Check engine light on.  Car runs fine. This is a problem that plagued the pre-owned BMW market for years now due to a poor design combined

BMW Oil Leaks

BMW Service for Oil Leaks A BMW will leak oil at some point.  This does not mean they are bad cars.  They just leak oil.  Getting them repaired properly is very important.  There are a lot of shops out there that claim to have the “dealer certified technicians” and they are “factory trained” and so

BMW Dealership vs. BMW Independent Shop for Auto Service

When it comes time to repair or tune-up your BWM, do you choose a dealership or an independent shop for your BMW service? Most consumers base this decision on factors such as price, quality of service, convenience, and overall satisfaction. A survey conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center found that customers are typically