Keeping your Porsche Well-Maintained

Whether you drive a BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Audi, or Volkswagen, proper maintenance is paramount to keeping your vehicle on the road. It is important to note that each manufacturer publishes recommended service and maintenance intervals. These are recommendations based on normal operating and environmental conditions. It is equally important to recognize that these […]

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 […]

Your Porsche: Sound vs. Performance

Whether you drive a Porsche, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Audi, or Volkswagen, the sound that your vehicle makes is unique to that vehicle and the design of its exhaust. By changing the size, shape and length, different tones can be achieved. Not only is the sound of the exhaust affected, but more importantly these changes […]

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 […]

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, […]

Why do I get all that brake dust on my BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen?

Today’s complex German engineered vehicles all make use of advanced braking and have one thing in common—they all stop great when the brakes are operating properly. Whether you drive a Porsche, Mercedes Benz, BMW, Volkswagen or Audi, the condition of your vehicle’s brakes is critical. Unlike most domestic and other brands, the performance brake system […]

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 […]

Beware of Austin’s Curbs

Whether you drive an Audi, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, BMW or Volkswagen, all German automobile manufacturers incorporate aerodynamics to improve handling and road grip. Today’s vehicles have lowered body and trim panels to help reduce the amount of air traveling under the vehicle that creates lift, while increasing the amount of air traveling over the top […]

Does that Annoying Squeak Mean Anything?

Whether you drive a BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Audi or Volkswagen, your vehicle will typically give you early indicators of a problem. You as the driver are in the best position to notice any subtle changes. Let’s talk for a moment about “squeaks.” A squeak is an indicator of friction.  Friction can be defined as […]