Wayne R. Dempsey
Price $39.99
Description Description Created with the weekend mechanic in mind, this extensively illustrated manual features 101 projects that will help you maintain, restore, modify, and enhance your 3 Series sedan.

Have you ever wanted to do your own maintenance and performance upgrades on your BMW 3 Series, but were afraid to try? Tired of paying your mechanic to perform routine maintenance? With more than 400 color photographs and 272 pages of never-before-compiled technical content focusing on the 1982 through 2000 models, 101 Performance Projects for Your BMW 3 Series gives you all the necessary knowledge, pitfalls to avoid, and costs associated with performing an array of weekend projects.

Presented in a clear, colorful, and concise format, this book allows you to quickly determine how each project will improve your BMW, tools you’ll need, how much it will cost, and how to do it step by step.

Whether it’s repairing your engine or fitting new wheels, author Wayne R. Dempsey guides you through the process, along with endless tips and tricks garnered from years of working on these wonderful German sports sedans. The book covers:
  • Basics, including jacking up your car and replacing air and fuel filters
  • Engine
  • Fuel injection
  • Water cooling
  • Transmission/drive axles/shifter
  • Exhaust
  • Brakes
  • Suspension
  • Body/interior trim
  • Gauges and electrical systems
  • Additional topics, including adding personal touches and dyno testing
With this invaluable resource in hand, it’s time to get out into the garage and enjoy restoring, modifying, and maintaining your BMW 3 Series to perfection.
Format Trade Paperback 272 Pages
ISBN 9780760326954
Size8.25 in x 10.75 in x 0.75 in / 209.55 mm x 273.05 mm x 19.05 mm
Published Date September 15th, 2006
Wayne R. Dempsey
Wayne R. Dempsey is the author of several best-selling Porsche how-to books, including 101 Projects for Your Porsche Boxster, 101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 (1998-2008), 101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 (1965-89), and How to Rebuild and Modify Porsche 911 Engines. He has been working and playing with mechanical machines all his life. Wayne earned both BS and an MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His connection to automobiles deepened when he raced with the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Racing Team. Post MIT, Dempsey spent a few years building communications satellites for Hughes Space and Communications, before leaving to pursue an entrepreneurial calling. Literally starting in his garage, Dempsey co-founded Pelican Parts, an internet-based automotive-parts company specializing in European cars. Today, Pelican Parts is thriving business featuring an active online community and numerous technical articles authored by Dempsey (PelicanParts.com).
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