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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Afternoon chaps, I’m looking for some advise please guys. I’m having no luck over on the e90 group and I’m to believe some e46’s have the same n46 engine so figured I’d get a reply over here.. Basically in inpa my air mass reading is 0.00 would this point towards a broken sensor I don’t have...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I am just about to change my oil and car as nearly reached 180,000 and still going well. I was next to my mates car the other day his as done 98,000 its a 330d 2007. my engine does not have any rattles but did notice the 330d engine was a lot smoother. would anyone recommend a thicker oil...
  3. BMW Cars for Sale
    For Sale BMW 325Ci Year : 2002 Colour : Titanium Silver Mileage : 89,000 Mot : Oct 2018 I have had the car for around 7 years now but due to a recent upgrade in car I suppose its time for me to part with my old faithfull.The car has done me proud over the time I have had it and has wanted...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I replaced my E91 last month with the new shape and within 30 days the timing chain snapped causing damage to, well, practically everything possible. Repairing garage have explained that the turbo and clutch need replacing too and, lucky for me, the dealership I bought it from are...
  5. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hey Guys, These forums have been incredibly useful to me, so I though I would write up my DPF regeneration story. I have a 2007 E81, which is my favorite car of all time. As soon as the DPF came on, I was worried this might be death nail of the car, as its got 156,000 on the clock and I...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, as the title states I'm looking at buying an absolute top spec 325i on a 2012 plate with a full BMW Service history BUT it has 174,000 miles on the clock. Am I insane? Or am I worrying too much? I'd love some advice as this would be my first BMW if I bought it. Thank you!:hihi
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, Recently took my car in for an MOT and had a brake line done. I'm now noticing a low pitch sort of squeak noise when i'm steering the vehicle. It's not really noticeable whilst driving just when you are maneuvering for parking. Any ideas as to what it is ? Many thanks Mark...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Sold it to a mate two years ago and traded up to an e90 (with the dreaded N47 engine which at only 120k is now making timing chain noises). I'm now disposing of and so is my mate with the e46 I sold him - well cared for with good service history yadda yadda etc. Thing is are these engines...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hello all. this is my first post . I have owned a 1994 e 36 318i manual for the last 5 years and use as my daily. I have had trouble free motoring [ touch wood] thanks to following the preventative maintenance advice on this forum. this car has now completed 120,000 mls and was purchased...
  10. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I have an odd transmission fault going on. I find when shunting around, like doing a 3 point turn or parking the car goes into safe mode with Transmission Fault warning and proceed with caution to get it looked at. If I stop the engine and shut everything down it tends to clear, but it is...
  11. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi. Hoping for some advice from experts on here. The clutch on my 116i failed in the week, BMW Leicester Sytner claim no sign of manufacturing fault, so must therefore be "wear and tear" and I am liable for full cost (quote ~£2700 inc labour). Car is less than 2 years old, 36,000 miles. Is this...
  12. BMW Engine Conversions
    I've just joined this forum to help a friend move along some very rare BMW and Alpina parts. This will be a very slow process and hopefully this will be welcomed on the forum. The first item will be a masterpiece of engineering, the M88 engine removed from a 1986 M6 that had covered just 32,000...
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Would you consider a 119000 a high mileage car? will it be reliable in 3 years time if doing around 13000 a year? What to look for? how often to change the oil? Thanks
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Crikey, not seen one that high!!! Wonder how it drives?? https://www.ebay.co.uk/ulk/itm/172167938024
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Afternoon all, Just a General question as I need to help sell a friends car He has an S reg 318i E46 with 75k on the clock a full service history (not all BMW) all previous Mot's 3mm of tread on rears and about 4mm on fronts. Interior is reasonably clean however its the grey cloth one. Has a...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I've recently purchased the car and I've noticed that on cold starts only I get a an audible pump type noise (sort of a fast tapping/whirring sound) from under the bonnet, this noise stops after about 5 seconds. The car always starts and runs fine, is this a normal part of the cold start...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I'm planning on replacing the oil in my diff, I've had the car a few weeks and I'm noticing a faint whine coming from my rear end (no the misses isn't in the back !). As the diff is damp (not wet, but it has obviously had a light weep for ages), i will replace the oil and hope this...
  18. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I've recently picked up a 2005 E90 330d M Sport auto and with the car being 10 years old and close to 100,000 miles I was thinking of giving it a complete service. It does need a service anyway and because of it's age I'll start servicing it every year from now on. The service list so far is...
  19. General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, First post, although I have followed you guys and taken al ot of good advice from threads over the years. Simple query really, Ive been lucky (or not) that my 2002 320i e46 has passed another mot with only back break pads and break pipes to be replaced. I've fancied a change for a year...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    This car is awesome. From the article: One of the most sleeper BMW 3 series cars out there: Hartge's H50 or in other words, an E90 BMW 3-Series sedan stuffed with the BMW E60 M5's 5.0-liter V10. 12 pictures and video in the gallery .
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