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BMW Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your BMWs driving pleasure

We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of BMW from small engined 1 series family cars to large V8 engined and the super torquey diesels, the Z3 and executive cars such as the 6 and 7 series.

Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the ideal car setup.

Please join the forum for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done. The M series has the badge of honour but gives an idea of how much power can be extracted from the average BMW engine.

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What is BMW Vanos Camshaft control

A look at the amazing single and double Vanos Control systems. "BMWs VANOS Explained" In this article we will endeavor to explain the basics of what VANOS is. VANOS stands for VAriable Nockenwellensteuerung (which translates from German to English to variable camshaft control). It is a system originally developed by BMW for models produced during […]

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What is the BMW Nikasil issue

he Nikasil issue is a problem that affects all BMWs with M60 and M52 engines.

We will take a look at the causes of this issue, the models affected and the likelyhood of your BMW being affected by it.

The M60 from 1993 to 1996 used a Nikasil liner on the block, as did the M52 from 1995 to 1998. M52s produced after this used a steel liner.

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Tuning the BMW 3 Series

Read our tuning guide to the 3 series BMW and avoid the common pitfalls and address the weakspots. The BMW 3 series was first launched in 1975 with the E21, however it was not until 1982 the 3 series became a success with the E30.

In particular the Ultimate Driving Machine really kicked things off in 1985 with the E30 M3 which was produced as a race car for the road.

BMWs naturally have very good suspension, especially thanks to the 50:50 weight distribution found throughout the range.

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Power BMW Tuning for BHP and performance mods

German engineering at its best. BMW have a 50/50 weight distribution philosophy to ensure that each car that leaves the production line has well balanced handling. Generally built for cruising on the autobahns most models have good performance and levels of comfort. The addition of the M series badge indicates a thoroughbred well tuned and sorted car. Even old M series cars perform well against modern cars. The Alpina badge is reserved for the best of the best – ridiculous levels of performance and comfort.

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Todays featured car tuning "how to..." article

Mk1 Astra GTE engine swap to a 2.5 v6

ake is the sort of guy that sees a big engine and buys it and then works out how to fit it to his car. Most people do things the other way round but let’s see if Jakes buy it and see what happens philosophy paid off.

He tells us that he’s pretty much always been into mechanics, “fixing and repairing… I picked up this Astra in August 2004 for a bargain price of £130 tax and tested. It was a 1981 mk1 Astra 1200s, in red (apparently), although in the trade it’s called “shit brick orange”. The car was solid, 32,000 miles on the clock, and 4 previous owners.

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