BMW and MINI DIY Video – How to Install a Space Saver Spare Tire, Change a Flat Tire

On any common day at Bavarian Autosport: “ Hi, Bavarian Autosport, how may I help you?” “Hi, I was hoping you could help me.  I’m on the side of the road and I have a flat tire.  I just purchased this BMW and I thought it had run-flat tires...

On any common day at Bavarian Autosport: “ Hi, Bavarian Autosport, how may I help you?” “Hi, I was hoping you could help me.  I’m on the side of the road and I have a flat tire.  I just purchased this BMW and I thought it had run-flat tires and I could drive for 50 [...]

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BMW and MINI DIY Video – How to Install a Space Saver Spare Tire, Change a Flat Tire

On any common day at Bavarian Autosport: “ Hi, Bavarian Autosport, how may I help you?” “Hi, I was hoping you could help me.  I’m on the side of the road and I have a flat tire.  I just purchased this BMW and I thought it had run-flat tires...

On any common day at Bavarian Autosport: “ Hi, Bavarian Autosport, how may I help you?” “Hi, I was hoping you could help me.  I’m on the side of the road and I have a flat tire.  I just purchased this BMW and I thought it had run-flat tires and I could drive for 50 [...]

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BMW and MINI DIY Video – How to Access and Remove Spare Tire, X3, X5, Z3, MINI

Most BMWs and MINIs that do have spare tires on-board, have the tire stored under the trunk floor and access is as simple as pulling up the floor carpeting panel and removing the spare tire and wheel assembly.  However, some models require special s...

Most BMWs and MINIs that do have spare tires on-board, have the tire stored under the trunk floor and access is as simple as pulling up the floor carpeting panel and removing the spare tire and wheel assembly.  However, some models require special steps to access and remove the spare.  This may be due to [...]

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BMW and MINI DIY Video – How to Access and Remove Spare Tire, X3, X5, Z3, MINI

Most BMWs and MINIs that do have spare tires on-board, have the tire stored under the trunk floor and access is as simple as pulling up the floor carpeting panel and removing the spare tire and wheel assembly.  However, some models require special s...

Most BMWs and MINIs that do have spare tires on-board, have the tire stored under the trunk floor and access is as simple as pulling up the floor carpeting panel and removing the spare tire and wheel assembly.  However, some models require special steps to access and remove the spare.  This may be due to [...]

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M3/M4 owners report M Carbon Ceramic Brakes clearance issue. Have you experienced any?

Many owners of M3 and M4 equipped with M Carbon Ceramic Brakes are reporting rock scratches on their wheels and calipers from a clearance issue. Have you experienced such issues? Chime in and let us know if you have. ...

Many owners of M3 and M4 equipped with M Carbon Ceramic Brakes are reporting rock scratches on their wheels and calipers from a clearance issue. Have you experienced such issues? Chime in and let us know if you have.

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Closeup BMW M2 photos shows M grilles and a peek at Long Beach Blue color

These closeup photos of the latest BMW M2 prototype reveals a sliver of the Long Beach Blue paint underneath, as well as a first look at the M double slat kidney grilles with M2 badging. ...

These closeup photos of the latest BMW M2 prototype reveals a sliver of the Long Beach Blue paint underneath, as well as a first look at the M double slat kidney grilles with M2 badging.

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BMW X5 M50d tuned by Hamann

German tuning powerhouse Hamann and Automobile DS & Auto Werke give the BMW X5 M50d a makeover. Apart from the 23-inch Hamann Anniversary Evo Black Line wheels and the necessary wide tires, the X5 M50d gets wheel arch extensions and a Hamann kit ...

German tuning powerhouse Hamann and Automobile DS & Auto Werke give the BMW X5 M50d a makeover. Apart from the 23-inch Hamann Anniversary Evo Black Line wheels and the necessary wide tires, the X5 M50d gets wheel arch extensions and a Hamann kit lowering springs to further distinguish the luxury tuned SUV from the BMW Spartanburg plant-built X5 series. The BMW M Performance variant of the BMW X5 F15 carries standard the M Sport package and the only difference is that the M50d features some accents in Ferric Grey. Under the hood, the BMW X5 M50d sports a 3.0 liter tri-turbo six-cylinder diesel developing 381 horsepower and 740 Newton meters allowing the powerful X5 to accelerate to 100 km/h in just 5.3 seconds. The fuel consumption is rated at 6.6 liters per 100 km.

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For those who are looking for more performance, DS Automobiles & Auto Werke offer a power upgrade which increases the output from 381 to 462 horsepower. The maximum torque climbs from 740 to 900 Nm.

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BMW DIY Video – Dinan Performance Chip Install, How To

One of the best “horsepower/dollar” performance upgrades that you can do to an older BMW with Motronic engine management is to install a Performance Chip.  The Performance Chip replaces the main programming chip in the Motronic ECU (Engine Contr...

One of the best “horsepower/dollar” performance upgrades that you can do to an older BMW with Motronic engine management is to install a Performance Chip.  The Performance Chip replaces the main programming chip in the Motronic ECU (Engine Control unit).  The Performance Chip is reprogrammed to provide increased engine performance via changes in the engine [...]

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BMW DIY Video – Dinan Performance Chip Install, How To

One of the best “horsepower/dollar” performance upgrades that you can do to an older BMW with Motronic engine management is to install a Performance Chip.  The Performance Chip replaces the main programming chip in the Motronic ECU (Engine Contr...

One of the best “horsepower/dollar” performance upgrades that you can do to an older BMW with Motronic engine management is to install a Performance Chip.  The Performance Chip replaces the main programming chip in the Motronic ECU (Engine Control unit).  The Performance Chip is reprogrammed to provide increased engine performance via changes in the engine [...]

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BMW Team RLL Survives to Finish Third in Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen

Rain Reigns at Watkins Glen, But BMW Leads GTLM Class Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – June 28, 2015… Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner drove the No. 25 BMW Z4 GTLM to a third place finish in today’s very wet Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen. The duo...

Rain Reigns at Watkins Glen, But BMW Leads GTLM Class Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – June 28, 2015… Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner drove the No. 25 BMW Z4 GTLM to a third place finish in today’s very wet Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen. The duo completed 157 laps of the 3.4-mile, 11-turn Watkins Glen International circuit with the race slowed by eight caution periods and red flagged during the worst downpour for 14 minutes. The race ended behind the BMW M4 safety car during the last yellow flag with the victory going to the No. 17 Porsche. The duo’s third podium finish of the season, including a win at Long Beach, moves Auberlen and Werner to the top of the GTLM driver points standings and keeps BMW at the top of GTLM manufacturer points standings. The day ended in disappointment for the No. 24 BMW Z4 of John Edwards and Lucas Luhr as Edwards was caught out by the slick conditions on lap 77, spinning into the tire wall entering the heading into the “boot” section and was retired from the race. Download the entire newsletter.

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