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  1. BFuk Open Topic
    Help, my BMW is on a D plate 1987. It's due a MOT and the twin down pipe exhaust is blowing. BMW no longer make or stock this replacement part. I have tried, eBay, Amazon, Foreign Autoparts, etc etc etc..... anyone out there know of this part? It's number is 18111177545.
  2. BMW Cars for Sale
    Hello lovely people, I've been a member for a long time, and regret that the progress made on my 6-series is virtually nil. Lack of a job, lack of money, lack of knowledge all lead me into the position where I must sell this car. I will try to answer any questions to the best of my ability, and...
  3. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I've just had the radiator replaced and since then I've noticed 2 (perhaps 3) things that I need to get sorted The car runs much cooler - on a motorway run the temperature only gets to about a quarter whereas I'm used to it sitting at the half. In town it goes up to vertical and stops. When I...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Silly question, how are the circular plastic clips that hold the screen wash tube to the car close to the headlamp and on the bonnet removed? It seems easy enough to remove the bonnet, but two plastic retaining clips holding the washer tube are being difficult. It would be better to save and...
  5. Introductions
    Hello fellow BMW owners, just bought a Silver 525e with blue interior looking to swap out for beige interior and getting my hands on some M5 seats if anyone knows of anyone or anywhere i can source.
  6. Tyremen-Winter Tyre and Wheel Specialists
    i am looking for four tyres - they are 240/45 ZR 415 new ones do not appear to be available until OCTOBER / NOVEMBER would even consider good used ones as a short term answer help please Cheers
  7. E30
    Hi to all, I'm sorry if this is posted in the wrong section. I am looking for some advice before buying an e30 with mot failures on welding as listed below 1.offside front suspension mounting prescribed area 2.n/s front suspension mounting prescribed area 3.o/s rear suspension mounting...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, I have looked as much as I can through past posts/threads to find something similar to the problems I am encountering but have (as of yet) not found anything! I have a 320i cabrio 1987 (I believe it's the 129hp model). On 5 separate occasions now it has just stopped without any warning...
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    17-08-2013, 19:54 Please help, I had the car running on the drive jet washed engine... Engine soon cut out and hasn't started since. plenty of cranking but no sparks, can smell petrol getting to engine, I have changed the coil, spark plugs, dizzy cap and rotor arm but still nothing from the...
  10. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Please help, I had the car running on the drive jet washed engine... Engine soon cut out and hasn't started since. plenty of cranking but no sparks, can smell petrol getting to engine, I have changed the coil, spark plugs, dizzy cap and rotor arm but still nothing from the coil. I have checked...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, i am looking information about the Japanese market E30's that came with M-Technik packs, more specifically i need to know about the 320i. Currently own one with factory M-Technik interior. It features rear disc brakes unlike regular E30's of the time. Any help will be much appreciated.
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Iv had this problem for a while and its not THAT big of a deal but I want to make sure its nothing huge. When i start the car for the first time in the day, it doesn't pass into second until engine heats up a little bit, then its fine for the rest of the day. Tranny problem? Electrical problem...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I am replacing my clutch on my 87 e30 325e, and the dual mass flywheel needs to be replaced. I want to do a dual mass flywheel conversion to a single mass with monotonic sensor. Is a single mass conversion kit with sensor available? if so, what kit are you using?
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, My 1987 e30 320i was running well before I replaced the timing belt, water pump and viscous fan clutch. It will not start now. (Used the Haynes/Bentley manual and BMW E30 Timing Belt and Water Pump Change and E30 Timing Belt and water pump Replacement | RTS - Your Total BMW Enthusiast to...
  15. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi can anyone please tell me is the engine block on an E28 M535i made of Aluminium of is it cast.
  16. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello all. My car seems to be in anti theft mode. I have not used the remote for years since the batteries ran out. Normally , I just lock/unlock the car with the key in the driver's door and have never had a problem with it until now. Last month, I decided to replace the transmission selector...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have an e30 my dream car was going to do it up as a project car but it has rust on the inner and outer arches and it is bad wot do I do as I don't want to scrap it but I am out off my depth with it
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Help, Terrible ignition problem. Next step after 100 previous is to check DME relay. Does it site next to the fuel pump relay, outside the fuse box?
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have an intermittent starting problem, the car turns over but no combustion. This has beaten me and my local mechanic. ECU has been tested and retested. Immobilisor circuits checked. Engine sensors Crank sensors replaced Any ideas, I have hit a brick wall. Thanks Dom
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey fellas, Was hoping to get some insight to a potential auto gearbox fault. The autobox in my 325i was reconditioned in 2008, at 87k miles. ( I don't know what work was carried out I just have the service receipt.) Its now got 107k miles and still pulls like a train apart from a few blips...
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