FCP Euro's DIY Blog

Alex Frank

Alex and his team are responsible for all consumer facing activities at FCP Euro including Service, Catalog, Marketing, Content, Branding, and Motorsport. An avid photographer, rock climber, skateboarder, and traveler he's inspired by things bigger than he is.

Recent Posts

The Key to My Heart - Replacing and Rekeying a BMW E30 Cylinder

Posted by Alex Frank
on Nov 14, 2017
Years before working at FCP Euro, I worked at Home Depot in the hardware department. I didn't know it at the time, but I acquired a skill ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Miscellaneous, Do-It-Yourself

How I Stopped the Ticking Behind my BMW 325i E30 Dash with my Finger

Posted by Alex Frank
on Nov 8, 2017
For the past few weeks I've been hearing a clicking sound from somewhere in my dash, assuming it was the lifters or something in the engine ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself

What I Didn’t Realize Until After my BMW 325i E30 Rear Shock Replacement

Posted by Alex Frank
on Oct 31, 2017
Nate took my BMW 325i E30 for a drive one afternoon, after a quick drive downtown and back he handed me the keys. Sweating and nervous he ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself

The Lessons I Learned when Replacing BMW E30 Headlights

Posted by Alex Frank
on Aug 14, 2017
After the life-threatening experience the night before, it was time to fix the headlights on the E30. As you might remember from my first ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself

First Things First - What I changed when I first bought my BMW E30

Posted by Alex Frank
on Aug 10, 2017
The E30 BMW 325i I just purchased immediately became my daily driver. I commute roughly 25 miles on the highway to the FCP Euro offices ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself

A Car that Doesn’t Suck Your Soul - The BMW E30

Posted by Alex Frank
on Jul 19, 2017
Ten years ago I couldn't have spelled E30. I grew up among science and practical knowledge, with Lego and woodworking throughout my entire ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Culture

Become a Paid BMW Contributor to FCP Euro's Blog

Posted by Alex Frank
on Mar 14, 2017
Become a regular paid contributor to FCP Euro's Blog!... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

Introducing FCP Euro's OEM Parts Index

Posted by Alex Frank
on Feb 2, 2017
We are really excited to announce one of our newest features that we’ve been working on for a while.... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

Introducing FCP Euro's Shipping Calander

Posted by Alex Frank
on Feb 2, 2017
This week we've got another feature to announce, one we’ve been working really hard on for a long time.... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

Largest Sale of the Year - Save big on OEM & Genuine Parts

Posted by Alex Frank
on Jan 27, 2017
  Largest Sale of the Year - $20 off $200 or more! Today is a special day, you regularly see our loyalty rewards in your inbox but today ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

We've Moved!

Posted by Alex Frank
on Aug 27, 2015
We're very happy to announce that this past week we launched a new blog at fcpeuro.com/blog. We've got a lot to come for this blog, and ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

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