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BimmerTech Photo Contest - Our Top Picks for Best Pics!

BimmerTech Photo Contest - Our Top Picks for Best Pics!

BimmerTech Photo Contest - Our Top Picks for Best Pics!

Last month we announced the first BimmerTech Photo Contest. The challenge: to send us a photo of your BMW in a spectacular location. We received so many submissions that it was tough to choose the winners. After much discussion the jury was still gridlocked.

What Is the Future of Automotive Technology?

What Is the Future of Automotive Technology?

What Is the Future of Automotive Technology?

This Year BMW celebrates its 100th birthday. On this occasion, we also asked you to imagine your dream car. Some of you had quite innovative ideas: The best new feature: Self Cleaning P...

Reasons To Love BMW

Reasons To Love BMW

Reasons To Love BMW

If there’s anything we all share – it’s a love affair with BMW! And there are as many reasons to love our cars as there are BMW owners.  We used Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to sha...

Halloween at BimmerTech

Halloween at BimmerTech

Halloween at BimmerTech

Recently, we asked you to have a little spooky fun with us by submitting pics of your BMWs with a pumpkin in exchange for discounts on our Rear View Camera and SiriusXM Satellite Radio....

How to Decode, Read Your BMW VIN and Where to Find it

How to Decode, Read Your BMW VIN and Where to Find it

How to Decode, Read Your BMW VIN and Where to Find it

Decoding your BMW's VIN with a free online VIN decoder like decoder.bvzine.com is easy, but there's a lot more that goes into understanding your vehicle. That seemingly random string of...

Fast, Free, and Easy: BimmerTech Turns Your BMW Retrofit Into a Rock Star Customer Service Experience

Fast, Free, and Easy: BimmerTech Turns Your BMW Retrofit Into a Rock Star Customer Service Experience

Fast, Free, and Easy: BimmerTech Turns Your BMW Retrofit Into a Rock Star Customer Service Experience

At BimmerTech, “Do It Yourself” doesn’t mean you’re on your own. Though we offer the world’s largest selection of BMW upgrade and retrofit kits for those who enjoy and take pride in DIY Bimmer add-ons (or who want to sidestep high dealer prices), we are proud to support our worldwide enthusiasts with superior service and support. If you haven’t yet browsed our kits — like our rear-view cameras or SiriusXM S...

Upgrading Your BMW iDrive Controller to iDrive Touch With a DIY Retrofit Kit

Upgrading Your BMW iDrive Controller to iDrive Touch With a DIY Retrofit Kit

Upgrading Your BMW iDrive Controller to iDrive Touch With a DIY Retrofit Kit

If you get that sinking feeling every time BMW comes out with a new feature or upgrade and wish you had waited just a little longer to purchase your baby, it’s time to throw those regrets out the window. Adding modern features, like a rear view camera, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, or an iDrive Touch controller is easy with a BimmerTech retrofit kit. If you have a few do-it-yourself skills and a free Saturday a...

Updating Your BMW Software in 2020: When To Do It and How

Updating Your BMW Software in 2020: When To Do It and How

Updating Your BMW Software in 2020: When To Do It and How

Technology moves quickly; every year there comes a wave of new phones and laptops packing the latest features, and dropping features that used to be commonplace. Keeping a car — which c...

Behind the Scenes on How To Install a BMW Retrofit Kit

Behind the Scenes on How To Install a BMW Retrofit Kit

Behind the Scenes on How To Install a BMW Retrofit Kit

Many BMW owners love the fact that they can add some of the latest navigation, audio, camera, Bluetooth, and Internet technologies to their BMW cars with an easy retrofit kit from Bimme...

How To Choose the Best Rear View Camera Retrofit for Your BMW

How To Choose the Best Rear View Camera Retrofit for Your BMW

How To Choose the Best Rear View Camera Retrofit for Your BMW

Since May 2018, all new cars sold in the US and Canada have been required to come with a backup camera. And for good reason: park assist cameras can make parking considerably quicker an...

SiriusXM Satellite Radio for Your BMW: a Siriusly Cool and Easy DIY Upgrade

SiriusXM Satellite Radio for Your BMW: a Siriusly Cool and Easy DIY Upgrade

SiriusXM Satellite Radio for Your BMW: a Siriusly Cool and Easy DIY Upgrade

This is your lucky day if you own a 2010 or later BMW and have been wondering just how great SiriusXM Satellite Radio would sound in your car. Answer: awesome. But that’s not all. Bimme...