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 wide ...

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 ...

Welt-Built Machine - S54-Swapped BMW E36 M3 Sedan

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For Narek Isayan, late-90s European touring car racing and his father influenced his desire for the M3–that’s why he went with this 1997 BMW E36 M3 Sedan....

BMW X3, X5, 328i, & More Spark Plug - Highlights And Product Review

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Optimally-functioning spark plugs are critical to the operation of new vehicles. Modern engines run hotter and leaner with every iteration, so, spark plugs play an even more important role than years ...

BMW X3, X5, 328i & More (E60 E82 E88 E90 E91 E92 E92) Ignition Service Kit - Specs And Product Review

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Over time, thousands of ignition cycles cause ignition coils and spark plugs to wear out and degrade. This wear is often the cause of misfires and poor ignition. Even though easily replaceable, ...

Passion for Design and Performance - BMW E92 M3

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James Paick discovered a passion for the racetrack behind the wheel of his E92 BMW M3 as he earned his podium spot in the CSF Bimmer Challenge....

BMW 135i, 335i, 535i, & More (N54) Remanufactured Alternator - Highlights & Product Review

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Are you experiencing symptoms of a failing alternator in your BMW? Are you aware of what the symptoms are? If you need to replace your alternator, instead of buying a brand new one, this ...

BMW X5, 328i, Z4, & More GA6HP19Z Automatic Transmission Service Kit - Highlights And Product Review

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BMW advertises that the fluid on the 6A6HP19Z transmission is a lifetime fill, meaning that you don't have to replace it for the lifetime of the vehicle. This, however, is misleading. ZF, who designs ...

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