First check of the BMW 320i E36 (grandpa)

Well, I haven’t driven the 320i yet but I already started to check his current mechanical status as the first day that I bought it I didn’t do it deeply. The engine was checked and it sounds perfect so I started checking the disks (ok ✅), the pads (front ok ✅, rear need to change…

How to install BMW diagnostic/coding tools

Within this post I will show you how to install a very useful bundle of programs for doing some diagnostic/coding within your BMW (thanks Marc for letting me know about it). Here you can see all of them:   Within this bundle you will be able to download and install the following BMW coding/scan programs:…

New family member BMW 320i E36

I think you didn’t know but until some months ago I owned a BMW 325tds E36. That car was very nice, low consumption, good engine and 143hp, enough! I have to say I had it for some months but I enjoyed it a lot 😏💪🏻: So the history of the new member started when one…

How to mount Recaro Pole Position on BMW 335i E92 N54

I had a problem with the OEM seats of my 335i. They were electric and the sides got inflated with a button. The issue came with the balloons that are inside the seat because they were punctured so I could inflate them but after 3 curves they were already done. It was translated to be…

#2 335i mods

Water cooler by CSF This water cooler and some other car parts have a funny history behind. Last summer I went for holidays to the USA and some days before going I was planning what to buy in there, Americans have big car shops with thousands of spare parts (difficult ones to find here and…

#1 335i mods

It is the first post of a sequence in which I will show you the mods of my 335i. After this sequence I will upload several more with deeper details on “How To” I installed everything. Let’s start…   Wheels by Avant Garde M359 On December 5th I decided to change the wheels of the…

335i history

In this #2 post I will explain you the history of my 35i since I bought it. This journey started at May 26th when I sold my Audi A3 8p Quattro. I felt very sorry selling it but I was not able to have 2 cars. This car took me to many places without any…

Hello world

Let’s have a second try with my personal blog. This is Ivan, also called Pingu among friends. A simple IT guy (sysadmin) with an strange hobby that are CARS! This is the second time I create a blog and I will try to maintain it more time than the old one, I promise 😉 With…