Problem: No roll cage to center mount GoPro. Application: All models Solution: Use PVC pipes from hardware store. Where to buy: Lowes, Home Depot Cost: $10 in materials. If you are looking to get some cool interior driving shots of your car with your GoPro, there are some expensive options out there. The GoPro accessory catalog
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Whether installing your lug bolts on your car after removing a tire, replacing spark plugs, or replacing a water pump, each bolt or nut you tighten on your car has calculated torque values it should meet for reassembly. Both under torquing and over torquing a bolt can have catastrophic failure, therefore it is important to tighten each bolt
The BMW tool kit contains many interesting tools, everything from basic screwdrivers to spark plug pullers and even emergency tools. But many of the toolkits found in the older BMWs appear to be incomplete with multiple open spots. The BMW tool kit trays are shared with multiple models. The OEM BMW small tool kit tray, OEM part number
The BMW E30 M3 was the first ever M3 BMW produced. It was manufactured from 1986 thru 1991 with a total run of 17,184 units worldwide. The main reason for its production to the public was to be eligible to compete in Group A racing which required the entry cars to share the majority of its components
Everyone knows a BMW is, mostly associated with a car, motorcycle or maybe even a vintage aircraft engine. Within the BMW community the terms Bimmer and Beemer (or Beamer) are commonly thrown around as slang. But do the two slang words mean the same thing? Where did these words come from and what do they mean?
Problem: Hard water causing mineral deposits on glass. Cause: High mineral content of water. Application: All models Solution: Whink Rust Stain Remover Where to buy: Amazon, Walmart Cost: $5-$10 per 16 fl. oz bottle Cause of hard water: Water with high mineral content, such as calcium and magnesium. Why hard water forms spots on glass:
The BMW M Division was established in May 1972 to help with the BMW racing program. The first use of the M stripe colors were seen on the 3.0 CSL Batmobile. The three stripes representing the motorsport division have become iconic to the M brand. Its stripes have been seen on the racing liveries of
The BMW E46 M3 was produced from 2000 thru 2006 with a total production run of 85,744 units worldwide. The BMW E46 M3 was only produced in a coupe and convertible options as the sedan option was dropped from the previous E36 M3. BMW offered 14 color options in total for the E46 M3, 4 being solid and
When talking about suspension geometry, caster is defined as the forward or rearward tilt of the steering axis centerline as viewed from the side of the vehicle and is measured in degrees from vertical. Caster is a directional control geometry angle that helps keep the vehicle moving straight ahead. A forward tilt would yield a
Time travel back to the 80s and browse this original BMW E21 BBS accessories brochure.
Wheels, body kits & cleaners.