FCP Euro's DIY Blog

How To Clean Out + Replace The Sunroof Drain Port On A BMW E30

Posted by Michael Rivera
on May 16, 2018
If you're noticing leaks from your sunroof, or water accumulation, or can even just visibly see dirt and grime build up in your E30's ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself

Why This V10 BMW M5’s Engine Bay Is Coated in Gold

Posted by Aaron Brown
on May 11, 2018
The E60 BMW M5 is one of the most iconic sedans of the past 20 years. With its 500-horsepower V10 engine, the super sleeper will pull, and ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Culture, Do-It-Yourself

Here's Our Favorite Rides At The 2018 UConn Car Show

Posted by JR Huntington
on Apr 17, 2018
For over a decade, the University of Connecticut Car Club (UC3, for short) has been bringing New England together under one theme: our love ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Culture, Volvo, Mercedes, Video, Audi, VW, Motorsports, Saab, Land Rover, Porsche

How to Replace a Water Pump on an E39 BMW 5-Series (6-cylinder)

Posted by Eric Seeger
on Apr 14, 2018
It’s no secret that the E39’s Achilles Heel is its cooling system. Built almost entirely out of plastic, the system does not age well. And ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Miscellaneous

FCP Euro Weekly Auto Digest

Posted by Michael Hurczyn
on Apr 13, 2018
 We found some of the best distractions on the internet   WATCH: 2983 hp of AMG in one race:... Read more

Topics: BMW, Mercedes

How To Diagnose And Replace Bad Ignition Coils 

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Feb 28, 2018
Direct ignition coils are a common failure item in a vehicle's ignition system. But how do you truly know if your vehicle's misfire is due ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Video

How To Replace The Front Struts On A BMW E30

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Feb 5, 2018
Does your E30's front end feel sketchy over bumps? Here's how to fix it.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Service a ZF 8HP Transmission

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Feb 4, 2018
Keep your 8HP transmission shifting as good as day one with this easy DIY.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Change Rear Shocks On An E30

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Feb 2, 2018
All you need is basic hand tools to fix the bouncy rear end of your E30.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Change The Hood Shock On A BMW E30

Posted by Joey Kryszczynski
on Jan 30, 2018
60 seconds is all you need to swap out your E30's old hood shock.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

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

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Jan 20, 2018
We're going to remove the mystery and fear surrounding N54 fuel injector replacement.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

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

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Jan 15, 2018
Spoiler alert, this job isn't that hard to complete. Cure that pesky 29F3 code.  ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Replace The Battery In A BMW Key FOB

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jan 12, 2018
This might be the easiest BMW DIY you'll ever do. ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Change The Oil On A BMW F30

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Dec 22, 2017
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 ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Replace A BMW E46 Control Arm

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Dec 15, 2017
A control arm is one of the most important components on your suspension. Learn how to replace it here. ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video