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Original BMW parts. Avoid counterfeits!!!

Original BMW parts. Avoid counterfeits!!!

The following video explains how counterfits are difficult to distinguish from the original products. Counterfeits can cause annoyance and even hazard to the vehicle occupants. An oil filter, disc brake and wheel rim are tested against original parts. // //   [Read More]

All wheel drive systems to the test!

All wheel drive systems to the test!

Watch to see which one came out on top. // // The following all wheel drive systems where put to the test in some rollers: Infinity Intelligent AWD Acura SH-AWD BMW xDrive Audi Quattro Mercedes Benz 4Matic     [Read More]

Audi vehicle testing

Audi vehicle testing

What does it take for a car to become an Audi? It takes determination that knows no limits. It takes 2.5 million test km a year. Searing heat. Torrential rain. 300 km per hour wind. Salt. 100% humidity. An aging process that ads 12 years in just 19 weeks. All Audi models [Read More]

BMW ActiveE (electric powertrain)

BMW ActiveE (electric powertrain)

Selection of several videos which explain the BMW ActiveE project. The videos are in german. Introduction: History: Safety: Bodyshell: Batteries:   [Read More]

Automatic Clutch Wear Compensation

Automatic Clutch Wear Compensation

Automatic Clutch Wear Compensation When clutches wear the pressure required to activate the clutch increases significantly. Also, more space is required for installation. But, ZF developed a system which automatically compensates the wear. This mechanical maintenance free [Read More]

Torque Converters. ZF’s new generation of TCs.

Torque Converters.  ZF’s new generation of TCs.

What is a Torque Converter? In brief, a torque converter does the function of a clutch in an automatic transmission.  Engine and gearbox are not mechanically connected. When the engine spins it pumps a fluid which then moves the transmission. At very  low engine speeds [Read More]

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