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How to go fast in the rain? A little local knowledge can help.

The recovery drivers went out plenty. They pulled something like a baker’s dozen from the grass, mud, tires and Armco surrounding VIR. Any mistake in the rain could quickly turn …

Is the engine in our BMW 435i healthy? What oil analysis can tell us

Like many components on modern BMWs, the N55 3.0-liter found in our 435i is known as a robust unit–except for its occasionally fatal flaws.

In the case of …

Figuring out the best place to mount our Sprite’s battery

Every car needs a battery, and our Sprite was no exception. The Sprite’s battery originally sat on a shelf high and towards the back of the engine bay.

Live Thread: BMW 435i takes on SCCA Time Trials National Tour

After spending a few days with BimmerWorld to get our 435i prepped for time trial duties, it’s time to take our BMW to its first big event:

Live Thread: Prepping our 435i for SCCA Time Trials with BimmerWorld

We’re getting ready for our first SCCA Time Trials National Tour event of the year at Virginia International Raceway this weekend, and there’s no better place to do …

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