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BMW Inspection Services

To keep your BMW running at peak efficiency, it is recommended that you get it inspected every 30,000 miles or so. Even though the service lights will inform you when to get certain services performed, they will not help maintain the overall quality of the car in the long run. Inspection services performed by a […]

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Don’t Let the Clock Stop on Your Timing Belt!

When you buy a new (or used) car, look over the maintenance schedule so you can have some idea of what preventative work the vehicle is going to need over time. One very important reason to pay attention to this schedule is to make sure you replace the timing belt before it wears out. Depending […]

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Vintage Porsche Ads

We here at Alex’s Autohaus love Porsches. They are well balanced cars that are a blast to drive. We are also a fan of their sometimes snarky advertising. Enjoy some of these old print ads from Porsche.

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FSI Cam Follower

    You may have heard about the dreaded cam follower issues on MKV VW’s, but what is the problem exactly? The issue relates to the high pressure fuel pump and how it is run off the cam.  The fuel pump is run utilizing a flat tappet design.  This design is very dependent on high […]

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Spring APR Sale: April 7 – May 4

  Alex’s Autohaus is pleased to present the most anticipated APR sale of the 2014 calendar year! It’s spring and that means it’s time to kick winter to the curb and begin enjoying the sun. APR would like to donate to the cause by offering outstanding savings and incentives on nearly our entire product line. April […]

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APR 2.5 TFSI Rods and Pistons

  APR and Alex’s Autohaus are pleased to present light-weight, high-strength forged connecting rods and proprietary light-weight, high-strength forged OEM profile MAHLE pistons for 2.5 TFSI engines. As the leader in high performance engine products for the Volkswagen Automotive Group, APR is capable of creating horsepower and torque levels outside of the original equipment’s stress […]

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What is an Oxygen Sensor?

  So, you come in to Alex’s Autohaus to get a check engine light diagnosed and Willy tells you that it is an oxygen sensor.  So, what the heck is an oxygen sensor and what does it do? An oxygen sensor is an electronic device that helps modern fuel injected engines control the air to […]

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APR Audi RS6 & RS7 4.0 TFSI V8 ECU Upgrade Announced

    APR has just announced the ECU upgrade for the Audi RS6 & RS7 V8 and, wow we have some nice gains.  The 91 octane tune bumps power to 645 horsepower and 656 lb-ft of torque.  The 100 octane gets you 728 horsepower and 223 lb-ft of torque.  That is 162 horsepower and 223 […]

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New M3 Specs Announced

BMW just announced the specs and details for the 2015 M3 to arrive in showrooms in early Summer 2014. Utilize a 3.0L turbocharged inline-six engine making 425 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque 176 lbs lighter and 25% more fuel efficient than the previous M3 0-6 mps in 4.1 seconds with 6-speed manual transmission, 3.9 […]

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APR Winter Sale is On!

The APR Winter Sale is on now until January 4th.  Give us a call and schedule your appointment to get more power for your VW, Audi or Porsche.  GO APR!  

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