Among car enthusiasts, the terms wing and spoiler are often used interchangeably. This is an error. Not only are the definitions of a wing and a spoiler different, but the purposes of each are different as well. Below we will go over the basic terms and functions of each and how to identify them. BMW
Below is the BMW E36 production data for all models, including the M3, for world wide production. Production numbers are broken down by model, chassis, drive train, engine type, world market and E36 M3 variants. The E36 production data numbers have been cross checked with multiple sources. If you know of any errors, contact us
Below is the BMW E30 production data for all models, including the M3. Production numbers are broken down by model, chassis, drive train, engine type, world market and E30 M3 variants. The E30 production data numbers have been cross checked with multiple sources. If you know of any errors, contact us in the footer. If
BMW E31 wheel style specs: The BMW E31 8 series was only offered with 5 different wheel options over its 9 year production run. Not all wheel options were offered in all markets of the world. The 850CSi was not sold in the North American market and as a result never received the M Parallels,
BMW E31 paint codes and color options: Below are the BMW E31 paint codes and color options for the standard production models for the North American market. Special orders which featured unique paint codes are not shown below. Euro-spec E31 paint codes and color options largely reflect that of the North American color options. The
BMW E34 paint codes and color options: Below are the BMW E34 paint codes and color options for most models in the worldwide market. Different markets featured different paint color options from others. Not all colors were available in all markets. The BMW E34 5 series was offered with metallic paint as a no-cost option.
Below are the BMW E39 paint codes and color options for mostly US Spec models and some Euro Spec models. These listed E39 paint codes are for standard production models and does NOT include special order paint colors through the BMW Individual Program. Many of the unique E39 colors such as Dakar Yellow were not
Classic BMWs are true drivers cars, loved for their unique driving experience while offering exceptional driver feedback. This driver feedback felt through the steering wheel was not only a result of superior chassis and suspension tuning, but also through an exceptional hydraulic steering system. Modern BMWs have gone away with hydraulically assisted steering in favor
How many CRT units did BMW produce? BMW manufactured 67 production units of the E90 M3 CRT as well as one additional model which is still in possession by BMW M. Each production model received an individually numbered placard located on the passenger side interior dash trim marked “M3 CRT XX” where “XX” denotes the
The BMW E60 M5 was only offered in one wheel style for the North American market, style 166M. In other markets, the style 167M wheel was offered as an extra cost. The detailed specs of the factory delivered wheel and tires are documented below. The E39 M5 was unveiled at the Geneva Motor show in
If you are a BMW enthusiast, you have no doubt seen or maybe at least heard of the elusive BMW E30 M3 pickup. Below we will go over its history and some fun facts about this iconic vehicle created by BMW M. Make sure to check out the picture gallery below to supplement the post
BMW E82 wheel style number specs: The below BMW E82 wheel style options and specs for the 1 series coupe are from the US spec models, not all wheel specifications and options were available in all world markets. The US market did not receive the E81 or E87 hatchback models as well as diesel engines.
Improperly inflated tires have numerous risks associated with it, some being catastrophic. United States government legislation now mandates automakers to include production vehicles with a system that monitors tire pressures. Through this blog post, we will look into the evolution of tire pressure monitor sensor technology and how they work. First, let us start with
The BMW temperature wheel dial near the center vents may be a mystery to new and old BMW owners. This unique feature often gets overlooked completely or gets noticed but confusion exists on what it does. When a BMW owner needs clarification on how to operate their vehicle, the first place we recommend looking is
The BMW E39 toolkit: The OEM BMW E39 toolkit is comprehensive and contains most tools required to do general maintenance on your vehicle. Spark plug changes, wheel mounting and dismount, simple fastener removal and emergency sunroof crank are just a few of the operations the OEM BMW toolkit can assist the owner in. The toolkit