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How to import a car to the United States

Car Tips, How-To, Interesting | February 14th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

Learn how to import a car to the United States. There are four different directions to take when importing a car

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Time to wash that BMW i3

How-To | November 15th, 2014 by Chuck Vossler

BMWBLOG loves spending time in the garage taking care of our BMWs. Griot’s Garage has been a favorite of ours to help with keeping our …

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BMW Frozen Paint Guidelines

How-To | November 15th, 2014 by James Detmer

In 2012, BMW released a video on caring for their factory matte, “Frozen” paint jobs. Such paint jobs are exclusive and very few BMW owners opt …

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Coding Tutorial for the BMW i3 Electric Car

How-To | October 11th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

The new BMW i3 has some of the most passionate and tech savvy owners we have seen in the entire history of BMW cars. The …

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Installing a Level 2 Charger for an electric car

How-To | September 24th, 2014 by Chuck Vossler

Correction: “L2 chargers actually charge 4x faster compared to L1 since power is proportional to voltage squared.” Ironically, it was easier to decide to purchase …

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Griots Garage’s New Leather Cleaner Test

How-To | August 24th, 2014 by Chuck Vossler

At BMWBLOG we not only test new and used BMWs, we own and daily drive them. One BMW in our fleet is a 2007 X3 …

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How To Change The Oil In Your BMW M3 – Castrol EDGE TWS 10W/60

How-To | August 13th, 2014 by Chuck Vossler

As BMW cars get more and more complex, fewer things are still able to be done in your own garage.  I have changed the engine …

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How To Install A BMW M Performance Steering Wheel

How-To | August 13th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

Earlier this year, our BMWBLOG 1M Project Car received a new upgrade: a BMW M Performance Steering Wheel with Racing Display. The supped up steering …

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How To Clean The N54 Intake Valves

How-To | April 24th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

For everyone who is interested in what actually goes on during a special intake valve cleaning, here is some more information along with several other …

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Add iPod connectivity to your older BMW is not as hard as you think

How-To | April 14th, 2014 by Chuck Vossler

Most of us now take iTunes Music connectivity in BMW car for granted, but not that long ago it was optional and if you were …

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