Around 2009, BMW launched the "BMW EfficientDynamics" program. EfficientDynamics is the name of a strategy for BMW to reduce CO2 emissions and improve fuel efficiency all while maximizing performance. The strategy features approximately six different technologies developed by BMW to do just that. BMW BluePerformance with AdBlue is one of the EfficientDynamics … [Read more...] about What is BMW BluePerformance with AdBlue?
Differenzierte Sauganlage - and because German's can't pronounce this either, BMW just took the first two letters from each word and called this the DISA Valve. BMW's engineers discovered that the air path through the engine system has an impact on performance. In an effort to improve performance, BMW released the DISA valve in 1995. The valve is responsible for … [Read more...] about Diagnosing a Failing BMW DISA Valve – Sypmtoms, Problems & Repairs
BMW MHD Flash Tunes for BMW N54, N55, S55, B58, & N13 EnginesMHD offers flash tunes for the turbo BMW N54, N55, S55, B58, and N13 engines. Their app is easy to use and makes tuning your BMW a breeze. However, the app is only available on android devices. Unfortunately, Apple prohibits the use of 3rd party USB cables, so iOS is out of luck (not completely). Worry not - … [Read more...] about BMW MHD Tuning App – N54, N55, S55, B58 & N13 Flash Tunes
Tuning Guide BMW B48 The B48 is one of BMW's newer modular engines, that are fitted in a host of entry level models in their lineup including the 230i, 330i, 430i, and 530i. You will find this 4 cylinder turbo to be responsive and fuel efficient. Though once you get used to the power, the B48 may feel a bit flat and could use performance and tuning upgrades. … [Read more...] about B48 Tuning Guide – 300whp for $1500
What is direct injection? What are the benefits and downsides of direct injection? BMW Gasoline Direct Injection While direct injection was previously more common in diesel engines, gasoline direct injection (GDI or DI) has taken the automotive industry by storm over the last decade. Although BMW used direct injection in airplane engines in the 1930's they did not implement … [Read more...] about What is Direct Injection? BMW Direct Injection