BMW 320SI – Diagnostic Session

Time and Time again we see vehicles that have been to garages that done have a clue, This E90 is no normal 320, it’s a limited-run homologation special of BMW’s world touring car with just a mere 2600 made available worldwide. The 320SI is based on the 320i M Sport, the suspension, gearbox, bodywork and …

BMW FRM/Footwell Repair

It’s very common for your BMW Footwell module to “BRICK”. When a FRM module bricks itself, no communication will be possible via any diagnostic tool and ISTA will report the tool is not communicating. At Dragon we can repair such module in our electronics lab. Quite often FRM modules fail when clearing codes or adapting …

BMW M3 E90 Tuning

Whatever type of BMW you own Dragon Auto Works know a thing or two about BMW ECU’s and how to recalibrate. E90 M3s Siemens MSS60 is a piece of cake for us to tune. Whether you want it popping, better throttle response or want the car tuned to run NOS better. Perhaps you have an …

M47 and M57 Swirl Flaps

BMW Diesel Engines with the older metal swirl flaps run the risk of destruction if one of the metal flaps falls off. They get sucked in to the engine and destroy the cylinder head, block, turbo and intercooler resulting in a costly repair. We see cars coming in having done over 150k but the swirl …

325d EGR/DPF Delete and Remap

Recently did a DPF EGR delete and remap on a a great condition 325d E91. We get a lot of questions about EGR Deletes, we always inform customers that you cannot delete an egr without deleting the dpf. Anyone that suggests otherwise is misinformed. If you delete an EGR valve with a DPF present then …

Good Brakes

When it comes to stopping your car, you cannot cut corners. Brakes and Tyres are simply life savers. Stopping your BMW or MINI should be of paramount importance. This mini had done 200,000 miles (which says a lot about the quality of MINI vehicles when they are looked after) but the brakes needed some TLC! …

Can You Tow Your BMW?

Ask five car owners their opinion on towing, and you’ll get five different answers. Some think it’s no problem and no harm to the car, while others wouldn’t let anyone near their baby with a tow truck, regardless of experience. BMW owners aren’t typically in a hurry to cause front-end damage and ruin alignment, and …

BMW G30 5 Series Wins Red Dot Design Award

When the new BMW G30 5 Series was unveiled, a lot of people compared its design to the 7 Series, but as time went by, many were mesmerized by the unique design cues of the 5 Series with many journalists claiming it is the best one yet, probably only rivaled by the E39 generation. Another …