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Dinan Stage 1 Performance Engine Software for BMW F80 M3 F82 F83 M4 F87 M2C

Dinan has a long and storied past when it comes to engine tuning having introduced our first engine performance chip in the mid 80’s — over 3 decades ago. From those early years with chips, followed by engine software and then to our own external control modules we have become experts in nearly every possible way to extract […]

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How Do I Tell if I Have Carbon Build Up in my Engine?

If you are not sure what carbon build up is then you should go read this article first.  It is a big issue on the directed engines that are so prevalent now, and cleaning of this carbon needs to be considered as part of your normal vehicle maintenance routine. The advantages of a carbon clean, […]

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Now Offering Dinan Tuning Products

Alex’s Autohaus is proud to announce that we are now offering Dinan tuning products to enhance the performance of your BMW, Mini or Mercedes. Give us a call at (801) 566-6115 to see how Dinan performance products can improve your driving experience.

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What’s New With the BMW B58 Engine Compared to the N54/N55

BMW’s latest engine release is designated as the B58 engine in the 6-cylinder version.  The new B-Series platform is designed to work in 3-, 4- and 6-cylinder variants.  The B58 engine will replace the N55 engine throughout their vehicle lineup.  Let’s examine what is new with the BMW B58 engine and what the differences are […]

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What’s the Difference Between the N54 and N55

So, you’ve been sitting around wondering what are the differences between the BMW N54 and N55 engines.  Well, I am happy to say that together we can look at what changed between these two engines.  I won’t cover everything, but the major differences and what that means to you. What has remained the same Displacement […]

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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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On the fence about buying BMW, Audi, Porsche or Mercedes? Consider these lesser-known points.

Here’s a short list of straight-to-the-point facts we have learned over our years of working with euro vehicles here in Utah.  Some may surprise you. Experience –  Germans have the most experience on the planet with combustion engines.  Is this a deal maker?  Throw in their vast experience in racing, pushing engines to the limits, […]

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BMW’s and Audi’s Direct Injected Engines: The Issue of Carbon Buildup

BMW and Audi owners should beware of a specific engine issue. Over the last several years, the auto industry has made the transition from port fuel delivery to direct injected engines, but that has come with it’s own issues, particularly with carbon build up.  Direct injection is when a controlled amount of fuel is precisely sprayed […]

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What to Know About BMW Valve Stem Leaks

BMW Service in Salt Lake City and Park City Utah: BMW owners need to be aware of a complicated and inevitable problem.  With time, the valve stems of BMWs harden, creating an unsuccessful seal with the stem that eventually causes leakage.  This results in smoking and excessive oil consumption, along with decreased life of the catalytic […]

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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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Nationwide Warranty 3 year, 36,000 mile

Alex’s Autohaus offers all customers the Bosch and Tech-Net Peace of Mind Nationwide Warranty. The 36 month/36,000 mile warranty is honored at over 10,000 service centers across the country. Our 36,000 mile warranty is the best in the business!

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