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Yearly Archives: 2019

Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance, Queens, New York   Saving On Costly Repairs   Driving a new or older European vehicle can become very expensive to maintain, especially if small issues are overlooked and left unrepaired. With many complicated electrical systems and movable parts, problems can occur at any time. Here at M-Spec Performance we can’t stress enough how important it is to practice preventative maintenance! Something as simple as keeping up with routine fluid flushes and oil changes can potentially save you thousands of dollars and time on unnecessary repairs. Your safety, the safety of passengers and other drivers on the road is greatly affected if your car is not properly maintained!   The Checklist:   Oil Change Recommended every 6 months or 5,000 miles.    Air Filter Dirty air filters can lead to multiple issues when dirt and debris are not being properly blocked.      Fluids Making sure fluids are routinely ... read more

E46 M3 Valve Adjustment

BMW Valve Cover Adjustment, Queens, New York   E46 M3 Valve Adjustment Engine valves rapidly open and close making them one of the hardest working components on your E46 M3. This service is often overlooked and can cause some unwanted issues such as loss of power, decreased fuel efficiency and complete engine failure. At M-Spec Performance we recommend valve adjustments around 50,000 miles and routinely inspected at about 20,000 miles.   What are the symptoms of malfunctioning valves? Ticking Noises This is the most common issue you’ll hear when you have valve issues. The M3 will make louder ticking noises when accelerating. The ticking noise can be either from worn out components or lack of lubrication.  Blue smoke from the tailpipe Ticking noises can also be accompanied by blue smoke from the tailpipe. These symptoms can come from multiple failing valve components and should be checked by a professional immediately.   Engine power failure ... read more

Dinan Exhaust And Springs For The G30 540i

Dinan Exhaust And Springs For The G30 540i


BMW Cooling System Maintenance

Maintenance and Repair, Queens, New York   BMW Cooling System Maintenance   Making sure your BMW’s cooling system is working correctly is extremely important because it affects how your engine performs. If working correctly the cooling system will prevent your BMW from overheating and regulate temperature over a long period of time. Sometimes leaks may occur or a part is broken and the integrity of the system will be compromised. Routine inspection is necessary to make sure there are no issues and that your engine is still running optimally. Keeping up with preventative maintenance will ensure the longevity of your BMW’s engine and save you from costly repairs.    Preventative Maintenance In addition to making sure all of the cooling components are functioning properly, keeping up with regular fluid flushes will help maintain the longevity of these parts. Below is a list of items that should be checked during each inspection: Radiator The BMW ra ... read more

Dinan Coil Over Performance Upgrade

Dinan Coil Over Performance Upgrade

Dinan Adjustable Performance Coil-Over Suspension System BMW F90 M5     For the driver that demands the best out of their vehicle.  The Dinan Adjustable Coil-Over Suspension was bred in the race lab but refined on the street for maximum versatility. No matter the environment, the traction that is bestowed upon the vehicle from the improved suspension will inspire new found confidence when running at higher speeds. From the substantial reduction in body roll as well as reduction of dive under braking and squat under acceleration, Dinan guarantees you superior handling, performance, and comfort.     Dinan's design retains the superb factory electronic shocks but swaps the springs to a more aggressive formula and implements threaded collars to allow the user to change the ride height. While a stiffer spring is typically associated with diminished ride quality Dinan has also swapped the progressive rate rear springs in favor of a much more predictable ... read more

M-Spec Performance Lindenhurst, Long Island!

Long Island's Premier European Auto repair Hello folks, all of us from the M-Spec Performance family are proud to say we have finally opened our doors in Long Island this week! Our shop is located in Lindenhurst, Long Island, 51 E. Montauk Highway. We can't wait to share with you the truly exceptional services we have provided for over a decade in NYC. Our Service advisers will be eagerly waiting for your call and looking forward to helping you today!   The Lindenhurst facility is 5,000 square feet and filled with everything you need to receive the best service in New York! Our technicians are equipped with the most advanced tools in the business and years of experience in order to provide your vehicle with the professional care it needs. The waiting area has free Wi-Fi, soft drinks, coffee, and comfortable seating to make your stay more pleasant. Our Customer service is unrivaled and we work hard to make you happy! Please feel free to speak to anyone of our staff with ... read more

APR MK6 GTI Catback Exhaust System

APR MK6 GTI Catback Exhaust System

The new APR MK6 GTI Catback Exhaust System is here! The APR Catback Exhaust System personalizes your vehicle’s looks, sound and performance. Beautifully hand-crafted T304-stainless-steel components adorn the system with stunning TIG-welding throughout. Our straight-through brushed-finished muffler smooths the exhaust note to a deep growl, without adding restrictions, rasp or drone. Strong high-quality bracketry and OEM-style clamps hold the system steadily in place, making the install or removal a snap, and fitment simple, yet precise ... read more



Audi A4 Maintenance and Repair, Queens, New York

Having Issues With Your Audi A4? The Audi A4 is one of the most popular vehicles on the road today. Although Audi makes some of the highest quality vehicles in the German market, they still have their fair share of common issues. With over a decade of experience working on Audis, we have become very familiar with these issues and how to fix them. Our ASE certified technicians are trained for vehicle specific issues that occur with the A4.   Some common issues for the Audi A4:   Timing Issues Chain Slapping Issues Suspension Noises Accessory Malfunctions Lighting Water Leaks Drivability and Check Engine Light Faulty Torque Converter Engine Oil Leaks Turbo Issues   The Shop You Can Trust! We notice many of the vehicles that come to our shop have not received correct or quality repair. This tends to happen when the vehicle was taken to a non specialty shop, where individuals do not have the proper tools or knowledge with specific Audi mod ... read more