BMW N20 Timing Chain Failure – Symptoms & Solutions
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BMW N20 Timing Chain Failure – Symptoms & Solutions

While the N20 is often considered a stout and reliable engine, early versions of the engine have a major flaw with the design of the timing chain guides. The plastic guides are known to disintegrate, allowing excess slack in the timing chain, plastic particles in the oil filter, and excess timing chain wear. The N20…

The 5 Most Powerful BMW Engines
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The 5 Most Powerful BMW Engines

It’s no secret BMW has made some excellent, fast high-performance cars. However, BMW has mostly kept away from horsepower wars, and has instead relied on building “The Ultimate Driving Machine”. Often, it’s about the handling and overall driving experience over pure power and straight-line speed. That doesn’t mean BMW hasn’t built some incredibly powerful engines,…

BMW i4 vs Tesla Model 3 – Which is Better?

BMW i4 vs Tesla Model 3 – Which is Better?

With the death of the internal combustion engine looming on the horizon, it is no secret that most current auto manufacturers are trying to strike early with some new hard-hitting models, BMW included. While Tesla jumped in head first, dedicating all of their resources to their electric vehicle endeavors, BMW has obviously been splitting their…

BMW M2 vs M3

BMW M2 vs M3

When the first BMW M3 was released in 1987, it revolutionized how the world thought about sports cars. Not only was the E30 M3 the direct product of the upper-echelon DTM racing series, but it was also a usable car. Since 1987, there have been six generations of M3, each holding true to that original…

BMW S63 FAQ – S63 Maintenance, Problems, Tuning & More
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BMW S63 FAQ – S63 Maintenance, Problems, Tuning & More

Use the following keys to search for a specific topic: Windows: Ctrl + F Mac: Command + F We will break the S63 FAQ guide into the following subjects: BMW S63 General Info FAQs S63 Standard Maintenance FAQs BMW S63 Reliability & Common Problems BMW S63 Tuning & Mods FAQs BMW S63 General Info FAQs…

BMW X1 vs X3 – Specs, Performance, Reliability, & More
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BMW X1 vs X3 – Specs, Performance, Reliability, & More

At this point, BMW has been in the compact SUV game for nearly a decade. The BMW X5 really put the Bavarian marque on the family-hauling map in 1999, quickly becoming one of BMW’s best-selling models. The success of the X5 led to the expansion of the BMW X model line, beginning with the introduction…