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  1. BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hello all. I fitted an e39 tds engine into a 1967 mk2 jaguar. To cut a long story short. I replaced the original Auto ECU with a one from a manual car as my ECU went into limp mode after being fitted with a manual box. Thats not my issue. In limp mode it would struggle to get up to 40mph...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi there, my 04 320d tourer on its last legs, so went to look at a 2001 530d m sport(auto) today. only got a quick look before it got dark... engine sounded really sweet, 2 obvious flaws, the tailgate needed lifted and supported by a bit of wood, and there was what i think was an air suspension...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi each and all - not been on for a while - I am going to be brief with this one - Replaced the engine on my 320d e92 ( identical engine ) used my old injectors but have a spare set that have covered only 55.000miles replaced all the chains ( I think I got the diesel pump timing correct )...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Folks, Have a 01 32D E46, 185K on the clock. I've had the car for nearly 10 years and never noticed it being overly smokey, certainly not in comparison to my missus 05 Passat which will happy belch a black cloud every now and again on acceleration. I thought it was a fraction slow to start over...
  5. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi folks, Got into a little fender bender a couple weeks back with a gent in an '01 E46 :eek . Very minor damage given the knock was done at low speed, but here is an overview of the damage caused: Rear reflector broken off Bumper slightly unclipped/dropped on the rear right side Slight dent...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello! I have problem with my 330D BMW. 1. Turning ignition on, dash lights not work, but starter cranks. 2. Turning ignition on, dash lights work, but starter not crank. Changed ignition barrel, tryd another key, but same problem. I put autocom scan log, maybe someone help me.
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Dearest friends, I'm hoping you can help. I feel obliged to say that I have already spent the entirety of yesterday seeking help both through the search tool on this forum, Google and the E46 Owners Club on Facebook. I've had this 316i for just over a year and I got absolutely mugged off by...
  8. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I think i may have posted in the wrong section (5 series in stead of here in the bodywork section:embarrassed) Having noticed my kidney grills were broken and 'glued' in, i ordered on fleabay a set of black replacements. The seller listed them as fitting all E39's but... not only are they ****...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Having noticed my kidney grills were broken and 'glued' in, i ordered on fleabay a set of black replacements. The seller listed them as fitting all E39's but... not oly are they **** quality, they also dont fit well (not quite wide enough to sit right) So my questions are.. Does the facelift...
  10. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Having noticed my kidney grills were broken and 'glued' in, i ordered on fleabay a set of black replacements. The seller listed them as fitting all E39's but... not oly are they **** quality, they also dont fit well (not quite wide enough to sit right) So my questions are.. Does the facelift...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    I would appreciate help in making a start to diagnose an oil consumption and smoke issue. Please view the video below and advise what the smoke could be related to and what colour you think it may be. Thanks. https://youtu.be/tLBK3ZPsmuw
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, will try and cut a long story short! I am not a mechanic, but understand the basics. Purchased a BMW 2001 E46 L92 engine, automatic, 6 months ago, all seemed okay for first two weeks, then a knocking noise appeared while revs were at 2500 , driving or stationary. Tried high quality diesel...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    How's it going just joined the forum. I bought a 01 320d on Sunday all good until Tuesday night I went out and there was no dipped beam, full beam, front and rear fog lights showing on the instrument cluster even thou there the lights are on outside. I did and internet search (how I found the...
  14. BMW Parts for Sale
    I have two Lemforder control arm bush's for sale. I bought them to fit to the rear of my E46 compact but never got round to it so they are still boxed as new. I am looking for £20 each delivered. Any questions feel free to ask. Cheers Alex
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I've got a problem with airbag light on used a b800 it says table 10 code 01 firing circuit drivers airbag stage 1 I'm not the greatest when it comes to electrical stuff is there an idiots guide on how to fix it rather annoying seeing airbag light on any help would be appreciated.
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Sorry posted in the wrong place please delete my bad :hihi
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello people ;) I'm a new member of this forum, and hope that your guys maybe could help me, whit my problem. (Hope you can bear with my bad English) - About a month ago I had the first starting problems, turned on the ignition, but no cranking. Took the car to the dealer, and it seems to be...
  18. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Does anyone know where I can get the right adapter to plug into the CD changer slot on the back of a 01 e39 business tape\radio unit?
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, I have looked on many forums and people are all using different oil types for the 530d e39, what oil do you guys use ? Thanks in advance !
  20. Introductions
    Hello everybody, I just wanted to say hi and quickly introduce myself. I just bought my first BMW a few weeks ago, a silver 2001 330i saloon. I couldn't be hapier. It has 86K on the clock and is in pretty decent condition. It needs a few things I think (bushes and shock absorbers maybe and...
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