BMW Tech Tips

  1. BMW E46 3 Series Rear Shock Mount Stack

    BMW E46 3 Series Rear Shock Mount Stack

    This article will highlight the proper rear shock assembly stacking order for the BMW 3 series E46 platform. We will also highlight the correct concave shock mount washer placement. Always note the stacking order of all shock components during disassembly. This will allow proper noted assembly of the shock, washers, bump stop, shock mount, gasket, and nut.

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  2. BMW Shocks and Struts

     BMW Shocks and Struts

    Wondering if it's time for new BMW shocks for your E46, E38, or E53 chassis? Is it necessary to replace my BMW shock mounts, stops, and boots too? This post also provides you with a basic description of front and rear BMW shock suspension set-ups and explains the difference between Factory BMW Comfort suspension versus Factory BMW Sport suspension options.

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  3. BMW X5 Shocks and Struts

     BMW X5 Shocks and Struts

    Wondering if it's time for new BMW X5 shocks for your E53 chassis? Is it necessary to replace my BMW X5 shock mounts, stops, and boots too? This post also provides you with a basic description of front and rear BMW X5 shock suspension set-ups and explains the difference between Factory BMW X5 Comfort suspension verses Factory BMW X5 Sport suspension options.

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  4. 5 Series BMW Shocks and Struts

    5 Series BMW Shocks and Struts

    Wondering if it's time for new 5 Series BMW shocks for your E39 chassis? Is it necessary to replace my 5 Series BMW shock mounts, stops, and boots too? This post also provides you with a basic description of front and rear 5 Series BMW shock suspension set-ups and explains the difference between Factory BMW 5 Series Comfort suspension verses Factory BMW 5 Series Sport suspension options.

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  5. 3 Series BMW Shocks and Struts

    3 Series BMW Shocks and Struts

    Wondering if it's time for new 3 Series BMW shocks for your E46 chassis? Is it necessary to replace my 3 Series BMW shock mounts, stops, and boots too? This post also provides you with a basic description of front and rear 3 Series BMW shock suspension set-ups and explains the difference between Factory BMW 3 Series Comfort suspension verses Factory BMW 3 Series Sport suspension options.

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  6. BMW Engine Oil Types

    BMW Oil Specifications and Quality Standards

    BMW engine oil quality specifications and standards were put in place to ensure that a higher quality engine oil is used in your BMW engine. Learn about which BMW oil type is the correct one for your engine. Using the correct BMW oil specification will offer the best possible protection, performance, and longevity for your engine. We will briefly highlight the different types of recommended BMW oil specs and a general correlation to which BMW engine applications are recommended.

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