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Waterborne Paint: Green is the Color of Savings

Waterborne Paint: Green is the Color of Savings

The cost-effectiveness of using BMW-approved waterborne paint has been improving at a rapid pace over the last decade. The primary reason to use the technology is no longer just environmental protection, but is now the significant savings it offers to collision repair facility operators. Waterborne paint saves labor time, energy cost, materials expense, and reduces color match or panel blending problems.

October 5, 2015 | Reply More
BMW Internal Engine Diagnosis: Right About What’s Wrong

BMW Internal Engine Diagnosis: Right About What’s Wrong

We’ve seen engines torn down when the real problem was in the ignition system, rod bearings replaced when a wrist pin was knocking, valve jobs done when a timing chain was actually at fault, oil pans removed because of a bad oil pressure sending unit, etc.  So, you’d better be very sure you’re right about what’s wrong.  Here, we cover the traditional basics, with a note on VANOS.

September 30, 2015 | Reply More
the bimmer pub september 2015

the bimmer pub september 2015

  • Waterborne paint benefits
  • Internal Engine Diagnosis
  • Dieseles
  • Antifreeze/Coolant
September 25, 2015 | Reply More
Working with Aluminum Panels

Working with Aluminum Panels

BMW’s quest to make vehicles stronger, lighter and more fuel efficient is never ending. In order to achieve these goals, new ways of thinking and  new materials are necessary. That translates into new repair procedures.

May 25, 2015 | Reply More
Don’t Fall for Fake Parts

Don’t Fall for Fake Parts

Counterfeit parts can damage your customers’ cars and your reputation as well.

May 15, 2015 | Reply More