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BMW car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of BMW from small engined 3 series family cars to large engine hot hatches 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 car setup you desire. 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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BMW 335 tuning


BMW 335 Diesel Tuning Tuning the BMW 335 and best 335 performance parts. We take a peek at 335 tuning and highlight the best modifications. BMW 335 engines are one of the best around to work on making it a good tuning project and with carefully picked performance modifications you can substantially maximize your driving experience at […]

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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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Nikasil Issue


What is the BMW Nikasil issue

Vanos Explained


What is BMW Vanos Camshaft control

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Power BMW Tuning for BHP and performance mods

Todays featured car tuning article

How to add a turbo to a non turbo car.

The basic reason for forced induction (turbo or supercharger) is not to increase compression or the maximum pressure in an engine cylinder, it is to increase volumetric efficiency (the efficiency of the engine at drawing in air) although forced induction is the most effective method of upping compression.

In computer games we just tick a box, and within seconds our car is fully turbocharged and running much faster. In the real world things are very different.

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