E30 cow catcher brackets for “diving board tuck” 3part kit Install

Can you spot the difference?

After doing the “diving board tuck” mod myself a few years ago, I just accepted the increased gap between the diving board and cow catcher as an inevitable tradeoff. It wasn’t until someone pointed it out to me At The Vintage, that I realized it was a bit more of an eyesore than I had let… Continue reading E30 cow catcher brackets for “diving board tuck” 3part kit Install

E30’s Rarest Part!

E30’s RAREST Part! I’ve always admired conceptual designers like Tobias Wong, Matty Benedetto, and Katerina Kamprani for their ability to come up with Industrial Designs which aren’t necessarily useful. In fact, sometimes these ideas are absurdly, and intentionally not useful.  Anyone who has known me for any amount of time knows I’m a bit of a jokester, but for… Continue reading E30’s Rarest Part!

E46 power window lever

E46 power window lever We love the E30! At least enough to name our startup after it. But we understand that not everyone is fortunate enough to drive God’s Chariot! And that’s OK! Because there are a few other great BMWs rollin’ around, like, the E46. One thing is for sure, the power window buttons in the E30 are virtually indestructible.… Continue reading E46 power window lever

The E30’s Tiniest Accessory!

Now you can get an original-style fuse-snatcher - the E30's tiniest accessory!

Hi, Michael here! Time for a long personal story about fuse pullers that nobody asked for! That probably sounds ridiculous for something as inconsequential as a fuse puller, but it’s a big part of the E30 Update journey! I grew up in the back seats of air-cooled Volkswagens and eventually my first car, which I… Continue reading The E30’s Tiniest Accessory!

E30 Cigarette Lighter Retainer Clip

E30 Cigarette Lighter Retainer Clip In true old-school BMW fashion, E30s were not equipped with cup holders. While not as much of a space hog, they were able to find a spot for a cigarette lighter (where you plug in your USB dock ;)) in the center console. While nearly every car ever made after… Continue reading E30 Cigarette Lighter Retainer Clip

Love 4 The Diving Board

This is a project that’s been on the list for a while, but recently I saw several prople on the forums and reddit looking for a “Diving Board” bumper strip, so I decided to go ahead and bump it to the front of the E30 Update project list.  If you know anything about the E30, you probably know about… Continue reading Love 4 The Diving Board

Question of the Week!

E30 missing plate holder

I had an idea for a new part a while back, and then a few weeks later I noticed a few people looking for that exact part on various social media platforms. So I decided to go ahead and make it. I knew it was going to be a bit on the expensive side, but… Continue reading Question of the Week!