Auto Articles Archives - Carmine’s Import Service

Land Rover Service

Land Rover service and Land Rover repair at a quality independent Bosch Authorized Service center. What are you waiting for? Dealership? I don’t think so. Don’ flush your money down the toilet. Give us a call if you are serious about taking care of your Land Rover Range Rover vehicle. We will give you the […]

Porsche Boxster Cayman 996 997 991 GT3 GT4

You own a Porsche. You are craving someone who knows your car. Well. Here we are. With more real experience than anyone else in our area you are in the right hands. Yearly Porsche Maintenance? No problem. Keeping your Porsche forever and want to preserve it? We got you. Tracking your Porsche and you want […]

Öhlins – Advanced Suspension Technology Available for All Makes

Carmine now offers Öhlins for your road and track car. We are an authorized dealer and installer of these fine products. Call now to experience how Öhlins shocks can change your whole perception of handling.  Combine with proper spring rates and valving through 3DM Motorsport instead of off the shelf competitor products, we can offer you a […]

BMW F30 328i IMSA to HPDE Track Car Project, the New E30

BMW Service for the Track Stay tuned…….Very exciting newer 2012 up BMW track car information coming.  Looking for a BMW to take to the track? Look no further than the affordable 2012 and up 328 and 330 cars.  Once all the little things are ironed out, you will have a great track car.  Consider it […]

BMW i3 Service Brief Tour and What to Look Forward To

Our BMW service test vehicle is a 2015 BMW i3. Lots of this information will apply to other EV and even some Hybrid vehicles out there.  Different professionals may have different opinions and recommendations. We are learning, and training just like everyone else should be doing for BMW i3 service and BMW i3 repair along with […]

The Only Authorized and Best Import Auto Shops in the Triad

I get asked this question a lot.  Which shops are the best in the area?  Even though we have a shuttle service that goes pretty much anywhere you want so distance is not an issue, there are times where we need to recommend a good shop to a customer or potential new customer due to […]

Where Do I Take My Hybrid or EV Car for Service?

Carmine’s is certified to take care of your Hybrid and electric car. Should you go to just anyone? Absolutely not. Chances are they will break your car. I promise. Most shops have no training and no clue. We do. Whether you have a BMW i3, Toyota Prius, Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500e, Chevrolet Volt, Toyota Highlander, […]

Keeping Your Intake Valves Clean

Today’s newer direct injected vehicles will not keep your intake valves clean. Every 40k miles, inspection of the intake valves is very important, and if they are dirty a Walnut Shell Blasting machine can be used to properly clean them.

Automatic Transmission Service and Repair ZF 6HP

At Carmine’s Import Service we can service or repair your automatic transmission. We recommend a 40,000 mile interval on filter and fluid to extend the life of your transmission. We also recommend, especially on ZF transmissions, to perform a preventive shift quality service to further extend the life and also to avoid a breakdown. Check […]

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 […]