FCP Euro's DIY Blog

Andrew Owendoff

Andrew has been working with us at FCP Euro on and off for many years. He brings to the team over a 10 years of automotive experience and has worked on many vehicles from Volvo, Mazda, and Ford. Beside doing normal maintenance, he his also an avid modder and has done everything from exhaust systems and stereos to tuning and turbo swaps. He can be reached at [email protected]

Recent Posts

The Best Car for $8,000, E36 M3 vs. E46 330Ci

Posted by Andrew Owendoff
on Apr 19, 2014
A few weeks ago, I posted two of my options for a new car. One was an E46 BMW Convertible and the other was the first generation, C70 ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

My Hate for the Car I Loved the Most

Posted by Andrew Owendoff
on Apr 12, 2014
Over the past 15 years of driving on this planet, I have owned a lot of cars. There's my 1985 Volvo 244DL that I could beat on all day long ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

How to Restore Your Headlight Lenses

Posted by Andrew Owendoff
on Mar 30, 2014
Over time, UV light can start to discolor your clear headlight lens into a cloud like yellow color. If left alone for a long time, it can ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

Best Car for $8k: Volvo C70 vs BMW E46?

Posted by Andrew Owendoff
on Mar 18, 2014
Being a car guy has it's pluses and minuses. One of the major pluses is that you are willing to learn a lot about cars and love looking, as ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

How To Paint Brake Calipers Without Removing Them

Posted by Andrew Owendoff
on Mar 11, 2014
This "how to" highlights a great way to keep your brake calipers looking new and clean. It's always a shame when you have a nice set of 18" ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous, Volvo

How to Flush your Volvo 850 Radiator and Cooling System

Posted by Andrew Owendoff
on Mar 5, 2014
Today’s how to will help the novice DIYers with one of the most overlooked maintenance items: flushing your Volvo’s cooling system. This is ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

Not All Fuel is Created Equally

Posted by Andrew Owendoff
on Mar 1, 2014
We see it everyday. Gas prices at one gas station are higher than another. Shell could be $3.45 per gallon while Hess is only $3.35 per ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

Why I am Looking Forward to Autonomous Cars

Posted by Andrew Owendoff
on Feb 18, 2014
It's a beautiful summer's morning and you're getting ready to head to work.... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

When It Isn't Best to Switch to Synthetic Oil

Posted by Andrew Owendoff
on Feb 6, 2014
You see it all the time on almost every car forum.... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

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