Tag Archives: BRracing

Oil Changes – Does Frequency Make a Difference?

Oil Changes – Does Frequency Make a Difference? There seems to be a lot of contradictory information on oil changes. (The picture above was from a BRracing customer who did not change his own regularly) Most manufacturers are starting to promote longer oil change intervals. Why? Has some breakthrough been made that makes oil last […]

BRR VIDEO – Pirelli Cup, Sonoma Raceway, Oct 2014 – Overview

BRR VIDEO – Pirelli Cup, October 2014 – Sonoma Raceway Overview BRracing / BRracing Motorsport had three client cars in the Pirelli Cup Race at Sonoma Raceway in late October 2014 (Jesse M, Annand S, and Robb T). BRR customers again went to the podium, and BRR Motorsports finished the season taking 3rd overall in […]

BMW Revises Oil Change Interval

BMW Revises Oil Change Interval We had just posted and documented the change MINI Cooper had made on the oil change interval (decreasing it to 10,000 miles from 15,000 miles), and now BMW releases this update for all cars to do the same (BMW Service Bulletin B000113, Attachment 5). What is odd about the BMW […]

MINI Changes Oil Change Interval

MINI Oil Change Interval We have written before about our concern relative to the high mileage interval between oil changes on most BMW and MINIs. Now MINI has apparently seen the issue and felt the issue, and has changed the oil change interval from 15,000 to 10,000 miles. This started with all MINIs made after […]

BMW / MINI Cooper Fuel Filters – Lifetime?

BMW / MINI Cooer Fuel Filters – Lifetime? We seem to be coming across a set of items that used to be normal service items on cars, that are now deemed “lifetime” by the manufacturer. However, they don’t seem to be holding up to that claim. If they were just not holding up to the […]

Audi R8 V10 GT

Audi R8 V10 GT Many of us have fallen in love w the Audi R8….beautiful looks, great handling, tremendous balance, exhilarating in so many ways. Then, to make it even more exciting, Audi upped the ante by bringing the R8 V10. Now horsepower, raw grunt, came into the picture. But, Audi wasn’t done there …..they […]

Mini Cooper S R56 – engine woes

SERVICE Alert If you own, or know someone who owns a MINI Cooper S (R56) car, from 2006.5 to 2011, read on with great interest or concern. With the push to get more new cars produced, broaden the product line, the life cycle has gotten shorter and shorter, and manufacturers have also taken other steps […]