Monthly Archives: October 2015

i3 Halloween friends

Just taking my Halloween friends for a little ride in my I3,,,,,there getting ready for Halloween haunted house,,,,,,,have a safe halloween

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Extra money

I know this isn’t car related,,,,but this blog is about what a BMW master tech see at work in his daily life,,,,,and trust me I have seen some pretty strange this in my 29 years as a tech,,,,but this is … Continue reading

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M6 to much money

M6 owner with to much money and time on his hands,,,,,the customer wanted to update his car to the newer sound system and newer i-drive system,,,,,so instead of trading the car in,,,,he decided to update his car to a newer … Continue reading

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228i test drive

Ok I finally got to test drives 228 with N20 engine,,,,ok first thine I am a big fan of the 1 series,,,,,,,because I like smaller car and the way they handle,,,well the same thing here,,,,I liked driving this car,,,,you feel … Continue reading

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M4 total wreck

I thought you might enjoy these pics,,,,a bran new M4 damage in a wreck,,,,looks like another M4 customer trying to show off and doesn’t know how to drive,,,,,no front end damage or rear end damage,,,,,looks like the car lost control … Continue reading

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N63 oil pan leaking

N63 oil pan leaking,,,,a common place for them to leak is just next to the oil filter housing and the corner of the trans and oil pan,,,,sometimes we have seen the oil pan crack,,,,the aluminum oil pan is so thin … Continue reading

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N63 tore apart

N63 getting the timing chain repairs and valve stem seals,,,,here’s some pics with the heads off,,,,,,and all the parts spread all over the shop floor and work benches,,,,trying to keep track of all the bolts and brackets and misc parts,,,,this … Continue reading

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E46 Sulev gas tank

ok here it is the good mine of fuel pumps,,,,the E46 Sulev fuel tank,,,,if the fuel pump goes bad you have to replace the whole fuel tank,,,,the fuel tank is sealed with no¬†access to the fuel pump,,,,I believe the price … Continue reading

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Customer did not listen

I hate to say this,,,but sometimes I’m right,,,,I told the customer his rear tires were unsafe to drive with,,,,and that the inner threads steel was showing,,,,he said that he still saw some threads on the rear tires,,,,,I showed him some … Continue reading

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Vanos unit bad

Here another exhaust vanos that went bad,,,this one was so bad we decided to remove the exhaust camshaft and check the camshaft ledges,,,,we wanted to make sure there was no damage the ledges,,,,we then removed the oil pan and pulled … Continue reading

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