FCP Euro's DIY Blog

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

Driver's Log - 2017 PWC Season Rounds 9+10 - CoTA

Posted by Anthony Magagnoli
on Dec 9, 2017
Despite having the best race of our season, we lost a shot at the podium, and maybe a win, in unfortunately spectacular fashion.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Motorsports

How The New 2018 BMW M5 Drives According To Journalists

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Dec 4, 2017
The most important feature on the new 2018 BMW M5 is the ability to transition between AWD and rear-wheel drive formats—but what's that ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Culture

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 To Replace A Headlight Bulb On A BMW F30

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Nov 13, 2017
Replacing a low-beam headlight bulb is a relatively straightforward task, but on a BMW F30 3-series, you've got to take the wheel off in ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

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