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Insider Details from Eric Riehle, BMW M Performance Parts Managerby Tim Jones on May 12, 2012 at 02:51:41 PM
Last week BMW released the US catalog of M Performance Parts. In short BMW M Performance Parts are BMW's answer to owners wanting to individualize their BMWs while retaining the factory warranty. The product catalog is impressive and the prices make the parts a great value. We were excited about the new parts and wanted to get more information for Bimmerfest.com readers. Eric Riehle...
First set of M Performance Parts Brakes installed on TMS's 335iby Tim Jones on May 10, 2012 at 06:26:16 PM
Turner Motorsport picked up one of the first F30 N55 power 335i in Alpine White this February and has had the pedal to the metal modifying their project F30. It started with a set of H&R sport springs, then came the 20" Forgelines and now they've installed the first set of BMW M Performance Parts Brakes. BMW M Performance Parts is BMW's answer to a growing demand for factory warrantied parts that increase...
Service Bulletin for F30 335i (N55) Stop Start Problemsby Tim Jones on April 23, 2012 at 06:42:38 PM
BMW has issued a technical service bulletin for the stop / start (MSA system) issues previously reported by several Bimmerfest Members. The problem is only related to F30 335i 3 series powered by the N55 inline six cylinder engine. The problem is that the engine will be stopped and started correctly by the stop/start MSA system, however, after the restart the engine will again shut off unexpectedly. The...
F30 3 Series Fuel Economy NOT as Good as Advertises: EPA Revises MPG Downby Tim Jones on March 19, 2012 at 04:54:19 PM
The EPA has revised the fuel economy numbers for the 2012 BMW 3 series from the preliminary numbers. These numbers are still preliminary as the EPA has not yet test the SULEV N26 powered 328i. Once the SULEV 328i is tested the EPA will release the final fuel economy numbers. The updated numbers for the 328i sedan are BMW 2012 328i Sedan Automatic City 23 / Highway 33 /...
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Start Stop Feature on your F30 3 Seriesby Tim Jones on March 09, 2012 at 03:24:05 PM
Are you wondering just how the Start / Stop feature works on your 3 Series or why you would want to use it? We have gone through the process of understanding the feature and learning how it all works to answer your questions.
Read on to see what we learned and to ask us questions if something is not explained as well as you would like!
BMW M Performance Parts Catalog Reveals Power, Aerodynamics, Brakes and Moreby Tim Jones on March 07, 2012 at 04:51:38 PM
BMW is busy at the Geneva Motor Show showing off some new cars but they also are showing off the new line up of BMW M Performance Parts for a wide range of BMW models.
The most interesting piece of information is buried in the text highlighting a BMW M Performance Power Kit for the 335i planned for release in December 2012.
Dyno of the Long Term 2012 BMW 328i comes in at 241hp / 275lb-ft of torqueby Mark Jurista on February 22, 2012 at 04:07:40 PM
The Long Term 328i pulled out 242 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque from the Turner Motorsport dyno today. Just more proof that BMW underrates their motors which is good for all of us. Read on to see the charts and numbers.
What color will you be ordering for your 2012 3 Series F30?by Mark Jurista on October 19, 2011 at 02:22:22 PM
Here are your colors for the next generation 3 Series. What color will you be ordering for a February delivery?
Continue reading to see a chart comparing the colors available on the outgoing E90 3 Series Sedan vs. the new F30 3 Series Sedan. Let us know what you think of the options!
Technology for the 2012 3 Series includes a Heads Up Display and a Whole Lot More!by Mark Jurista on October 18, 2011 at 04:41:28 PM
Technology keeps advancing at a feverish pace and BMW continues to integrate a ton of it into their cars every chance they get.
The next generation 3 Series is getting a bunch of new technology including a Heads Up Display, Lane Change Warning Indicators and a whole lot more. Read on to get all the details about what technology is taking center stage in the BMW F30 3 Series!
Likes, Dislikes and Question Marks for the 2012 BMW 3 Series F30by Mark Jurista on October 14, 2011 at 02:35:00 PM
We have browsed through the pages of information about the next generation 3 series and have come up with what are some of the best and worst features for this generation. Click through the link to find out what we decided on!