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Benefits of an Air Conditioning Service

You probably realize that tuning up your home’s air conditioning is important. What you may not realize is that having your car’s A/C system tuned up is equally important. When your vehicle’s air conditioning components are dirty, dust and irritants can circulate throughout your cabin. They may also cause your unit to become overheated and…
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Performance Tuning for your Porsche

How to polish and wax your Porsche

Many Porsche owners insist on washing and waxing their own cars. That’s understandable given how much you’ve invested in your beautiful car. Follow these tips to avoid damaging the unique paint job that gives your Porsche its attitude. Dry Your Car with a Soft Cloth To avoid unsightly watermarks, dry your Porsche with a soft…
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Keep an eye out for BMW’s new X8

German automaker BMW has registered the trademark for what looks to be a new flagship SUV. First spotted (https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/bmw-grow-crossover-lineup-x8) by a member of the Bimmer Post forums, Germany’s trademark office recently published BMW’s application filed March 24 for the “X8” trademark. According to Car and Driver (https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a32149442/bmw-trademarks-x8-x8m-names-revealed/), the application was officially registered on April 1,…
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What’s the benefit of using OEM parts?

Imagine you have a painting on your wall, and you believe it to be an original by a favorite artist. Unfortunately, a visitor who is an expert gently breaks the news that it is a copy, although a reasonably good one. Suddenly, it’s lost all its value in your eyes. Now, think of owning a…
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How’s your German car performing as the season changes?

As winter recedes, and better days lie ahead, it’s not unknown for people to start (or restart) fitness routines or go on a health kick. But what about your car? How might you want to give it a health check for the long summer ahead? Is the climate control in your Audi ready to cope…
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BMW X6 Recall Warning

Every manufacturer issues a recall at some point because of defects with a particular vehicle’s parts or assembly. BMW has announced a recall for its 2020 X6 SUVs: – BMW estimates that approximately 550 2020 X6 SUVs might suffer a rear spoiler detachment on the highway. If the spoiler detaches, it could cause other vehicles…
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How to improve your Porsche’s gas mileage

The Porsche 997 (2005-2012) is a high-performance vehicle, and the fun of owning it is driving hard and fast. However, driving your Porsche like you are on a racetrack only lowers your MPG, thus, costing you more money and time in fueling. Here are some ways you can get in an extra mile with your…
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Check engine light diagnostics

Dashboard warning lights

The warning lights and indicators on your car’s dashboard allow you to monitor your car’s condition and control settings. Therefore, knowing the meaning of your dashboard lights can help you identify any problems in your vehicle. Here are some of these warning lights: Blinking check engine light – this means your engine has some serious…
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What’s new in 2020: BMW

In 2020 we can expect an onslaught of new BMW models, so we’ve highlighted a handful to look out for below. 2020 BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe The 2-Series Gran Coupe will be available in 228-horsepower, 228i xDrive or 301-hp M235i with standard 17-inch wheels or all-season run-flat tires. 2020 BMW X6 The 3rd generation crossover…
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