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Mufflers and Exhausts: Chromium Alloy

The exhaust system takes a lot of punishment. It is exposed to high temperatures, weather, noxious fumes, road salt, and gravel thrown up from the road. Knowing the materials that your exhaust system is made from will help you choose one that has the longest life and resistance to the elements.

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Brake Fluid - Just What Does It Do?

When we think of the mechanics of our car, we think of stop and go. The gas pedal, controlled by gasoline, makes it go and the brakes, controlled by brake fluid, make it stop. While we seldom forget about gasoline, we tend to forget about brake fluid until the brakes fail to operate properly. Does your car need new brake fluid? 

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Learn All About Horsepower

The horsepower is a unit of measurement that is used to describe the power of an engine. It is widely used to sell vehicles and other products with motors, such as vacuums and lawn mowers. Today's consumer is familiar with the idea of the horsepower and that more is better than less, but they may not be as familiar with the origins of the term. Let the BMW of Salem team help you take a look back at the history of horsepower.

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Inspect Your Tire Tread Wear

Tires have sure come a long way in recent years. With all of the different options available with them now, they are lasting longer and preforming better all the time. But they can only do so much for you on the streets of Salem, OR. You need to do your part and maintain them in order to keep the tread on them in good condition.

The tread on your tires is the most important aspect of them. Without the right amount of tread, it can feel like your car is all over the road. 

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Follow the Move Over Law


There are laws in every state when you drive. One of them is the Move over Law. This law is enforced in every state and indicates that you should always move over when you are passing a vehicle on the side of the road. If it is just not safe to pass a vehicle on the side of the road, you should slow down by at least 15mph.

Countless people are killed…

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Travel Safe With Food

When traveling this holiday season make sure that you secure any food items that you are traveling with. You do not want to have your food ruined or to have to deal with a big, messy spill in your car. Pack all foods in airtight containers and be sure to pack them in insulated containers as well. You want to keep your cold foods cold and your hot foods hot until you arrive at your destination.

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The BMW M4 is Made For Finding Limits, and Breaking Them

The BMW M4 was born to break limits. Back when it debuted, many thought nothing could fill the shoes of the M3 coupe when it became a four-door model only, but the M4 defied expectations. Since then, it has become one of the most desirable super-coupes around, and still relished the opportunity to shatter expectations.

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