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Automotive Exhaust Hardware Impacts Engine Efficiency

If a car doesn't operate efficiently, the exhaust system could be the problem. The exhaust hardware is important because a vehicle won't run properly if various fumes and gases aren't distributed into the air away from vital automotive components. Also, by maintaining an optimum exhaust system, you'll boost gas mileage since the vehicle won't struggle to function on the road.

The process of keeping an exhaust system in peak condition is easy, as a typical vehicle will develop specific problems when a muffler needs maintenance or repairs. For example, if your motor generates a loud…

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Why Tread Is Crucial To Driving

The standard length of tire tread on new tires is about 10/32 inches. Though it might take months, or even longer than a year, to wear down your tires to 2/32 inches, which is at a dangerously low level, then it’s important to have your tires replaced at this time. It's preferable to replace the tires before that point, however.

There are a few ways to measure tread on tires. You can purchase a professional depth gauge, which is what technicians sometimes use. They’re typically inexpensive. If you don’t have a depth gauge, you…

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Ah, there's nothing like holiday-induced anxiety!

The good news is, our curated holiday guide will at least make gift-giving a whole lot easier this year. We rounded up the best gifts that will satisfy everyone on your list.

Don't dilly-dally and wait until the last minute to get a gift that will impress. BMW of Traverse City has something for every BMW fanatic in your life. If we don't have what you…

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Now’s the Right Time to get Your BMW Prepped for Winter

With winter fast-approaching soon, it’s definitely time to make sure that your BMW is prepared for the season. Fortunately, drivers in Traverse City, Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Suttons Bay, Leelanau County and the Charlevoix area of Northern michigan can rely on our Service Center to make sure their vehicles are ready.


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2015 Holiday Gift Guide

What are the top gifts to put under the tree for that someone special this holiday season? We asked our team and they answered. Enjoy these personally selected gifts that are sure to make someone very happy this holiday season!
​  Nicole's Pick
BMW Teddy Bear

Looking for a gift for the kids? This plush teddy bear is sure to bring a smile to all the miniature BMW lovers in your…
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