Bougie Boosted Bavarian: Tony's Turbocharged BMW 2002

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At first glance, you’d think this 2002 was just lowered with classy BBS wheels, but you’d be very wrong to assume that with Tony Adzhemyan’s 1972 BMW 2002....

Champagne Dreams: The Classiest E30 BMW 325i We've Ever Seen

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She originally planned to build a wild hot-rodded BMW E30, but once Wendy Roy found this BMW 325i for sale in mint condition, she built her car into one of the classiest E30s that we’ve ever seen....

What You Missed From FCP Euro Cars & Coffee - In Photos

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This Sunday, we closed out our second Cars and Coffee of the year, following our largest ever that fell in conjunction with our Customer Experience Center grand opening. Our parking lot and lawn ...

VIDEO: BMW 135i, 335i, X3, X5, & More (N54 & N55) Intake Valve Walnut Blasting Vacuum Attachment - Product Review

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The BMW N54 engine is one of BMW's most popular engines they ever produced. However, like all direct-injected engines, it has one major flaw—and that's intake valve carbon buildup. You could go to ...

Supercharged In The Sierra Mountains: Widebody E30 M3

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In love with the boxy fenders that made the BMW E30 M3 an icon on the Autobahn, former body shop owner Gilbert Dayao purchased this S50-swapped E30 M3 as an incomplete project from a friend. Seven ...

VIDEO: BMW E90 335i/xi/is (N54) Turbocharger Replacement - Failures, Fitment, And Product Review

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The OEM turbochargers on the BMW N54 engine have multiple methods of failure that are relatively common. Having to replace your failed turbos isn't a small task, so doing so with new OE units the ...

How To Buy (And Own) A BMW E30

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Buying a BMW E30 is an exciting experience. They’re light, quick, fun, and timelessly styled. If you get one that’s in good shape, and you take care of it, they’re also reliable. If you’re thinking ...

AC Schnitzer E38 Euro VIP BMW 750iL - Nineties Nostalgia

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While road-tripping through Reno, Nevada, we found this AC Schnitzer-equipped E38 BMW 750iL that was inspired by the styling of VIP luxury sedans in Japan.  What is VIP style anyway? Originally ...

How To Service The ZF 8HP Transmission On A BMW F30

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+   The 8HP is not a standard automatic transmission. It's actually a breakthrough for transmission performance in general as it not only provides lightning-quick smooth shifts, but it also offers a ...

Why BMW's "Lifetime" Automatic Transmission Fill Doesn't Actually Mean "Lifetime"

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The trend in the automotive industry (and this is not just BMW, but every manufacturer) has been to increase service intervals to reduce the cost of ownership artificially. The issue with this is ...

Why An Oil Filter Housing Leak On A BMW N51, N52, N54, or N55 Engine Shouldn't Be Ignored

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I've already outlined why it's critical to repair an oil filter housing leak on any BMW N5X engine (N51, N52, N52N, N54, or N55). I've even highlighted how to fix the issue yourself in a DIY article. ...

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 as soon as possible. If it's left unattended, it is known to result in catastrophic ...

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