What to know about your next BMW Oil Change

First, do yourself a favor and stay away from the quick lube service facilities. Week in and week out, our Austin BMW experts see vehicles with stripped drain plugs due to using the wrong tools. In most cases, these plugs are aluminum and can easily be damaged causing added headache and expense. It’s best to […]

Are All Batteries Made Equal?

Today’s complex German engineered vehicles have one thing in common—they all require clean, consistent power to operate properly. Whether you drive a Porsche, Mercedes Benz, BMW, Volkswagen or Audi, your vehicle needs a very stable power source to operate and run properly. Unlike older model vehicles, these newer vehicles have upwards of seventy (70) computers […]

BMW 5-Series E28 – The King of Its Day!

Whether you drive a BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Audi, or Volkswagen your vehicle is built on a long heritage of performance automobiles. Perhaps none other has endured like the BMW E28. In its day, the E28 chassis was widely recognized as one of the fastest sedans in the world, and it remains legendary among enthusiasts […]

What Coolant is Right for My German Automobile?

Whether you drive a BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Mini or Volkswagen, your vehicle circulates a mixture of water and coolant to dissipate the heat generated within your engine—preventing it from having a total melt down (one notable exception are older Porsche models that are air and oil cooled and did not use water or […]

Bolt on Performance Upgrade to Your BMW

Whether you drive a BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Audi, or Volkswagen, your vehicles suspension plays a critical part in how your vehicle handles and performs. With the addition of performance suspension upgrades, your BMW can hug the road better than ever. BMW offers several suspension performance options that lowers the vehicles center of gravity, […]

Nickel vs. Brass: the Best Tail Light Bulbs?

Whether you drive a BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Mini or Volkswagen in Austin, your vehicle utilizes a variety of light bulbs internally and externally for illumination. Although bulbs vary significantly, the intent of this post is to discuss the difference in bulb base materials and their impact on your vehicles connectors, contacts and light […]

Should I Service My Power Steering Fluid?

Whether you drive a BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Audi, or Volkswagen, your vehicle most likely has power assisted steering. Some models prior to 1990 used manual steering and can be easily identified by the oversized steering wheel by today’s standards. The power steering system on your Mercedes Benz, BMW, Porsche, Audi, or Volkswagen is […]

Roaring Sound from Under my BMW! How Can I Distinguish between Wheel Bearing and Differential Noise?

Whether you drive a Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Mini, Volkswagen or BMW, your vehicle has four wheels that meet the ground and a drive system that takes the power from the engine and transmission and connects it to the wheels. Wheel bearings are incorporated at each wheel to allow the wheel to rotate on a […]

What You Should Know About Window Tints

There are many reasons to tint the windows on your Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Mini, BMW, Volkswagen or Audi beyond the esthetics. Proper tinting can protect you and protect your investment for years to come. Five reasons to tint your windows: Although there are many reasons to tint the windows on your Porsche, Mercedes Benz, BMW, […]

My Friend Drove My BMW and Now it’s Shifting Funny!

Today’s complex German engineered vehicles all make use of advanced transmission designs.  Whether you drive a Porsche, Mercedes Benz, BMW, Volkswagen or Audi, your engine, brake, fuel and suspension management systems all interact with the transmission management and control system. The intent is to improve efficiency and fuel economy while also improving the overall driving […]