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VW/Audi EA888 Gen 3 (MQB/MLB) Engines Explained

So the new VW/Audi EA888 Gen 3 motor has been out for quite some time, but I still get questions on what is new with this engine. I will try and address as many of these as possible. However, a good starting point is understanding the evolution of the 2.0T engines and where we are […]

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APR Shift Into Spring Sale – March 22nd to April 15th

It’s spring and that means it’s time to get out and enjoy your car. We’ll help you do that by taking 10% off all of our ECU and TCU Upgrades¹! As an added bonus, we’ll give you 20% off our TCU Upgrade if you purchase the ECU and TCU on the same day! Take advantage […]

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What You Need To Know Before Buying a Used Car (Part 3)

Now the fun part. At this point we have found a candidate that is worthy of you taking for a drive. First thing is to start the car and let it idle. Ensure it starts easily and idles smoothly. Are there any lights on the dash? Does it smoke out of the tail pipe? If […]

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What You Need To Know Before Buying a Used Car (Part 2)

Is it time to go pick up the car and drive it over to Alex’s for a PPI?  Not until you’ve had a chance to careful inspect both the interior and exterior for yourself. Interior: The first step is to act like an 8 year old and get in the car and play with every […]

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What You Need To Know Before Buying a Used Car (Part 1)

Are you interested in buying a used car, but unsure how to make sure you’re getting a car that is worthy of ownership?  Just like millions of Americans every year, you are about to embark on a fun journey filled with excitement, disappointment, and everything in between!  You’ll find the perfect car but it will […]

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Settlement Approved: The Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Scandal

Last month, a settlement between Volkswagen and the hundreds of thousands of vehicle owners of high emissions diesel cars was approved by a federal judge.  Volkswagen has admitted to their error, and they are prepared to spend up to $10 billion dollars to fix and compensate owners or buy back the cars.  Within the American auto […]

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What the Check Engine Light can mean on your European Car

The check engine light can be a scary sight – but don’t fret as the cause is not always a serious problem. Many BMWs, Porsche, Mercedes and other newer vehicles will turn on the check engine light for something as simple as a loose gas cap. So the first thing you should check is that […]

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Best Scenic Drives in Utah

Alongside many of the rocky mountain states, Utah is home to some of the most beautiful terrain to drive in the country.  From Bear Lake to Zion National park, there is so much to see in the Beehive state; fortunately for us locals, the paths are paved and ready to be driven. Here is a […]

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5 Things the BMW owner should know as the weather gets cold. 

1. TPS –  We live in a climate where temperatures are changing regularly.  It’s no surprise that almost daily we may see that tire pressure light come on.  You do not want to dismiss this!  No other component determines the driving performance and prevents so many other subsequent problems as your tires!  You invested in […]

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