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PORSCHE IMS BEARINGS

May 21st, 2019 by

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

May 21st, 2019 by

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

May 21st, 2019 by

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

May 21st, 2019 by

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

May 21st, 2019 by

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

A LITTLE LEAGUE ROLL BAR

May 21st, 2019 by

This is why we don’t let customers supply their own parts. The tale of a Boys and Girls Roll Bar purchase. See pictures. It is not about price. Customers love to shop online. I do. In this case the customer paid a premium for a piece of junk. The problem is, when you have no

BMW TIMING CHAINS AND GETTING COMPLETELY OFF TOPIC

May 21st, 2019 by

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

TIMING BELT TENSIONER REPLACEMENT

May 21st, 2019 by

The timing belt tensioner is what applies pressure to the timing belt, keeping it tight and running smoothly. When something goes wrong, it is often the tensioner that is the cause and not the timing belt itself.

TODAYS TURBOS TODAYS SHOP

May 21st, 2019 by

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.

BMW Service

May 21st, 2019 by

BMW Service Experience Made Easy Don’t get sucked into the dealership bait and switch prices and mentality or the value they tell you they offer you. It is a pure 1980s bait and switch program designed to get you in the door, charge you a bunch of money and not do anything. Have you ever