Time for some World History…
For many of us who grew up in the U.S., our first encounter with the country of Taiwan happened when we flipped over the plastic trinkets that came with our Happy Meals, and asked our mothers to read the three little words that we found. Although we couldn’t pronounce it’s name, Taiwan meant one thing to us: fun toys.
Now (somewhat) more mature, “Made in Taiwan” carries a similar meaning, at least here at Active Autowerke. Over the years, we’ve cultivated a profound relationship with a large group of BMW enthusiasts on the island who have some pretty impressive toys of their own…and none of them contain a single ounce of cheap plastic. Learn More
The Gears On The Lifts Go Up And Down…Up And Down…Up And Down…
Bringing You More For Your Service Purchase
Raise your hand if you’ve ever driven away your local BMW service shop wondering when your finely-tuned German barnburner turned into a ridiculously costly Ultimate Maintenance Machine.
When did your favorite toy turn into so much work?
They say you’ve got to pay to play, but when you’re dipping into Junior’s college fund just so your dealership technician can replace your E36’s rear trailing arm bushings for the umpteenth time, you probably aren’t laughing. Learn More
Straight Out Of Orange County, FL.
Passion? Obsession? Addiction?
These words may sound a bit strong to the average person. Negative, even. However, between ourselves and Precision Sport Industries, we like to believe we give obsessive compulsive disorder a good name.
We honestly can’t help ourselves. The stainless steel shine of our hand-welded exhausts? Our reputation. The decimals on the dyno sheet? Our business. Without this perfectionist attitude and attention to detail, we’d be just another result on a Google search page.
When it comes to your BMW, you may experience a certain amount of OCD as well. We get it. You should expect top quality products and service. You should expect in a word…precision.
And when it comes to trusting your neighborhood performance tuning shop, our money is on the one with “Precision” right in it’s name. Learn More
Are You Twerkin’ Hard, or Hardly Twerkin’?
Your Chance To Do Something None Of Our Competitors Ever Will…Catch Up With Us
WE’RE ALMOST to the end of 2013. Can you believe that?
With each year that goes by, the trends, topics, and technologies change. Frankly, we’re finding it a little hard to keep up. Everywhere we look people are talking about the newest gaming console (the newest iPhone is known as the 5, but the newest X-Box is the one? Where’s Jerry Seinfeld on all this?), managing their fantasy football leagues (Megatron has won the week for us on more than one occasion), or sharing videos featuring an obscene amount of jiggling skin and…assets.
Meanwhile, we’re just over here trying to make these dad-gum horseless carriages a little faster.
Maybe we’re just old fashioned.
Then again, it’s pretty easy to stay relevant when our products are powering some of the most powerful BMW’s on the road AND the roadcourse. Not to toot our own horn…but beep-beep. Learn More
Proving Why The Number (M)3 Will Live Forever…
Whether we like to admit it or not, as BMW owners and tuners, there’s a bit of a reputation about us.
We’re of course referring to the fact that the general public views us as extremely respectful and courteous highway drivers who are responsible with our money and time, and probably hold a roughneck, blue-collar 9-5 position at the local steel mill.
If there is a differing opinion out there, feel free to let us know.
One thing that our Bavarian brutes aren’t exactly known for however, is striking an overwhelming sense of fear and inferiority in the loins of our fellow road warriors. Like it or not, the exhaust note of an M3 doesn’t exactly send pedestrians running for cover the way they might when confronted with a modified Viper.
…And that’s just the way Jack Galyean likes it. Besides, what those pedestrians don’t know, is that he just got done wiping the floor with that Mopar monstrosity on the highway. Learn More
Everyone Loves A Little Extra Green
Things Are Getting A Little Shifty
Read Part 1 Here
If the term “grabby” has ever been used to describe you, chances are your social life may be lacking a bit.
Past the age of 5, keeping your hands to yourself is generally considered an essential life skill. It’s a matter of manners and social decorum. No one wants to be the overly touchy-feely guy or girl. It can lead to a lot of lonely nights spent in front of a computer screen, perusing performance BMW blogs.
Not that there’s anything wrong with that. How do we know? Because we actually prefer for our cars to be a bit grabby.
It’s clutch time, ladies and gentlemen. Learn More
We’ve Had It UP TO HERE With You…
IF YOU’RE anything like us, you secretly know all the lyrics to Independent Woman – a song brought to us by a group of 3 young ladies who captured our hearts as well as encompassed everything that was good about the early part of the millennium. Just take a moment and watch the music video again.
If you’re even considering denying that your head began to nod as soon as the beat started up, you are either lying, or were not blessed to come of age at a time when an entire music video could be produced using a green screen and some funky outfits. This song spoke to a generation.
Yeah, try and get that one refrain out of your head for the rest of the day. Learn More