Gareth Foley

Gareth is the BMW Catalog Manager for FCP Euro and has been with the company since 2012. Gareth's BMW obsession started with a hand me down E39 528i when he was 17. From this car he learned how to do his own repair work while also learning more about BMW. When Gareth was at CCSU studying Marketing he had the opportunity to go to SEMA with the college car club. This is where he developed his love of the automotive industry. Since joining FCP in 2012 Gareth has sought out to develop one of the broadest and most accurate BMW replacement parts catalog. he can be reached at

Recent Posts

How To Disassemble, Clean, And Rebuild The Inner CV Axle Boot On A W204 Mercedes C300

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If your Mercedes has suffered a rear axle CV boot failure and you catch the problem quick enough, you can save the axle without being forced to buy a new one. This DIY is a messy one, but it's ...

How To Fix A Leaky Oil Filter Housing On An N51, N52, N54, Or N55 Engine

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If your oil filter housing is leaking on your N51, N52, N54, or N55 BMW engine, you need to take care of it ASAP, or it could lead to catastrophic failure. Here's how. ...

Why Your 2.0 TSI Deserves The iAbed Rear Main Seal Upgrade

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The standard OE rear main seal on a 2.0 TSI Volkswagen is, for lack of a better word, complete trash. Here's how to replace it with a better, more robust option from iAbed. ...

AER At Watkins Glen Recap - 2018

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February 4/18 through 4/22 marked FCP Euro’s return to Watkins Glen for the second race of the 2018 season with American Endurance Racing. Watkins Glen is such a historical track with history ...

Here's What Happens During A Test Day

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On Friday, May 11, the FCP Euro motorsports crew was at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT for a test day. We'll be competing there during Memorial Day weekend 2018, one of the most important and ...

AER Road Atlanta Recap - 2018

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February 2/14 through 2/18 marked FCP Euro’s return to Road Atlanta for the first race of the 2018 season with American Endurance Racing. Road Atlanta is like a homecoming for our Mercedes C300. It’s ...

How To Replace The Front Struts On A BMW E30

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Does your E30's front end feel sketchy over bumps? Here's how to fix it....

How To Service a ZF 8HP Transmission

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Keep your 8HP transmission shifting as good as day one with this easy DIY....

How To Change Rear Shocks On An E30

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All you need is basic hand tools to fix the bouncy rear end of your E30....

How To Replace The Index 12 BMW Fuel Injectors On A BMW N54

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We're going to remove the mystery and fear surrounding N54 fuel injector replacement....

How To Replace The Low-Pressure Fuel Line On A BMW N54

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Spoiler alert, this job isn't that hard to complete. Cure that pesky 29F3 code.  ...

How To Change The Oil On A BMW F30

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If you've changed oil on any vehicle, you already know the drill. N20 and N26 engines used in the F2X and F3X cars predominantly feature a plastic oil pan on the rear wheel drive models which is a ...

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