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  1. General BMW Discussions
    My old 330ci has now accumulated enough problems and niggles that its getting to the stage I cant be bothered to get her up on the jacks and sort her out. As such Im looking to get a new motor. Looking around on the usual sites there are two cars that take my fancy 1) 2010 N55 335i with a...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    has anyone changed the timing chain or has it failed on anyone resulting in catastrophic engine failure? I heard it happened and some recommend chain change at 130k. any thoughts on this? Can you share what milage you have?
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, In my hour of need, I rushed out and bought an E46 318. Since then, I've done over a thousand miles in it and it's been fantastic (bullet dodged there), unfortunately, it came with no service history! So now I know the car runs perfectly, I am looking at keeping it long-term. I've...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys first bimmer and only just found out about niskal engine problems my fault should of done my research ! My car defiantly has the nickel sleeves but... It has started blue smoking when changine from high revs and cold starts (very slightly ) . It does not struggle on cold starts I have...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm after a E91 (touring) 320d and have seen a few which look in very good nick around the 130k mark, which I know is a lot of miles (05,06 plate) Would I be advised not to buy a car with that many miles? Do they often present huge bills? Or are they usually sound with good service history...
  6. Introductions
    Hey all, New to the forum & BMW owners community!! I have just bought a 320d with 130,000 on the clock for dirt cheap & the car is bullet proof, plus 50mpg!! I'm hoping the car will last me quite a few happy years =D Will upload pics soon. Jon
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Looking at buying a 54 plate 530d Auto SE touring, but it has 130,000miles on the clock. Is this something to worry about?
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