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  1. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi I was wondering if anyone might be able to help. I'm wondering what the best method to use would be to remove the boot spoiler on my e24 635 csi. From the parts diagram, it looks like it's stuck on and as it's no longer available, I'd like to try to save it. Any help or guidance greatly...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I was hoping for some help with a noise that is clutch related. When the clutch is released with the engine running in neutral, there is a noticeable whirring, spinning type of noise. When the clutch is depressed the noise goes then comes back when its released. I've heard similar stories...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    The yellow check light on my 320i 1985 e30 is lit permanently...any suggestions to cause or cure? Cheers
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I am about to change the differential and transmission fluids, however, the manual states a single Viscosity fluid for both. Transmission is ( Gear oil, viscosity SAE 80 to API- GL4) and Differential is (Hypoid gear oil viscosity SAE 90). I have been to Halfords to see what they have and...
  5. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    I have to replaced fuse # 9 for my running lights and tail lights on the left side of my car can any on shade some light on this problem? i have unplug wiring from tails lights and head light switch. looking for some leads as to what to look for next. Thanks
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hi all, having read about people putting atf in their cars instead of pentosin i checked mine today. yep it was the dreaded red colour. this is a project car that has been sitting for over a year unused. i dont know how long before that it was put in the car as thats how long i...
  7. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi guys, Just collected this one on Saturday. Been looking around for a good e24 for 6-8 months and was lucky to find this one locally. She has 110k miles and has v good service history. Wings and sills all 100%. Previous owner had for 5 years and only used on dry days - I intend to do same...
  8. Introductions
    Good day, This is my first time here. I am looking for a RHD complete dashboard with centre cnosole included. Would be happy if I can get one with the arm rest included.
  9. Introductions
    Hi there , i own a BMW 316 1985 i joined hoping to get some ideas an tips on what to do with it :) The car has only done 54,000 miles, i was wondering how rare is this car ?? pics will follow!! thanks
  10. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hi New on here and pretty new the be BMW scene Iv purchased some pro sport coilovers & theirs no fitting guide in the box, I'm tackling the job myself on Saturday. I would be very greatful of some help/advise. I'm quite handy & pretty good with a socket set will I need a set of spring...
  11. Introductions
    Hi I'm new to this forum & pretty new to the BMW scene. I have a 1985 323 e30 coupe and love it! Iv purchased some pro sport coilovers and have no instructions. I'm not useless with a socket set and yes I know pro sport are a budget coilover, so I'd be very greatfull if anyone can point me...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, I'm new to this forum. I've searched around and can't find any information...My car is sounding quite tappy so I adjusted the valves to 0.2mm for all 8 valves, but this was the measurement I found for a 325, and it made maybe a small difference but i don't know whether that is the right...
  13. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hey there, looking for a set of stiffer shocks as my car is lowered on Apex springs with standard shocks and will hit the bumpstops on these nasty fen roads. Cheers
  14. E28
    Hey everyone, after posting a few threads up on my BM, a lot of you reckoned I should start a project thread on the old girl, so here will be my sorry excuse for one :D The first few posts will be in little detail as the work was carried out a while ago and so are just to update you. Right, as...
  15. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Rumpleforeskin messaged me about this topic, and it reminded me of an article or thread I'd seen online about putting a different m20 head on? Apparently you can see 180 bhp?! Any knowledge on this would be a great help. Will it effect economy etc?
  16. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I am about to purchase the above car which has been tastefully lowered on 15" e34 inch bbs style rims. Currently the owner has TD230/55 zR390 inch metric tyres on it but these are rubbing over bumps. He has the original e28 wheels and shocks but i really want to keep the look it has now so is...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, the exhaust on my E30 seems rather rich, it isn't especially smoky just smells more and stronger than I'd expect. It may also be high idling but I haven't worked out entirely because the rev counter may be a little off. Any ideas where to start?
  18. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hello im new to this just bought a 1985 635csi hasnt been on road for 2 years and 1st time on road it cuts out , when restarting it runs wont rev and dies will start when cold but when warm it dies. it might have run out of fuel because fuel guage wont work i did about 50 miles in it before this...
  19. Turbocharging your BMW
    Hi i have a bmw e30 325i convertible. I am after something diffrent so want to strap a turbo to her. I have some info on what i will need turbo side and ecu side but im not sure on engine internals ie. Pistons, h-beams, crank, valves etc. could anybody throw some light on to the situation...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, the car is Series E30 2.0i cabrio. (engine is M20) The car has been in a barn for several years and the owner asked me if I could put it back on the road for him. Started by unseizing the brakes (had to before I could move it!) anyway long story short changed the oil, all filters, brake...
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