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VALVETRONIC ENGINES

WHAT IS A VALVETRONIC ENGINE? Valvetronic is BMW’s latest answer to variable valve timing, replacing their previous VANOS system. Valvetronic engines use an extra set of rocker (intermediate) arms, positioned between the valve stem and the camshaft. These...
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The Winter Is Here: Prolonging Your Battery Life (Update)

QUICK 5 STEP GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF CAR BATTERIES: Keep the battery terminals clean and inspect regularly (i.e. monthly) for corrosion, you can use petroleum jelly to prevent corrosion from reaching the terminals.Start the car before...
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Diesel Engine Block Breathers

WHAT IS A BREATHER PIPE? A breather pipe allows an internal combustion engine to vent crankcase pressure out of the engine. As you can see (pictured below) these breathers do not lead a very clean life and require replacement periodically. Also, these breathers...
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Swirl Flaps

WHAT ARE SWIRL FLAPS? Swirl Flaps are one of BMW’s greatest design mistakes, causing 1000’s owners throughout the world either very expensive repairs or even vehicles being written off. The flaps live in the inlet manifold of BMW...
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BMW MINI Heated Seat Installation / Retrofitting

HEATED SEAT INSTALLATION SERVICE FOR BMW MINI PARK LANE / SIDEWALK SPECIAL EDITIONS. Drive a BMW Mini Park Lane / Sidewalk special edition with the piped leather interior? This service allows you to have an official BMW heated...
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AUDI A4, A5, A6, A8, Q5, Q7 No Sound From Speakers

DO YOU HAVE ONE OR MORE OF THIS SYMPTOMS? No sound from speakers? Sound only from one speaker? Instrument cluster showing safe? Certain functions on some systems inactive? WHAT COULD IT BE? It is very likely that component protection...
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