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  1. E34
    Hey everyone !! I am new to this forum, I recently just got myself an e34 BMW, it needs a lot of work. I am looking for shops maybe online to but little bits for it. I am based in the UK anyone has any ideas ? Thanks guys
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Request assistance with troubleshooting the following issue... Perhaps have narrowed down to bad ECU (DME) but request assessment from bimmer community. 1988 E30 320i with Motronic 1.3 ECU. Low idle problem started 2 months ago. Car just stalled all of a sudden one day at a stop light, and...
  3. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, I have just got myself an BMW 525e. It had been stood up for a little while approx. 8 months I think. There are two main faults with the car which I'm wondering if they could be connected or totally separate. The rev counter and MPG needle does not work and the transmission light is on...
  4. E24
    Hi Guys, I am new to the forum so please bear with me , I have rescued two 6 series cars one 1988 635 highline and one 1986 M6 both been standing for a long time (in excess of 10 years), I have been working on the 88 highline for the last six months dealing with rust on both body and all the...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    i have a 1988 318i which is mint , 139000 mile and 31 stamps in book,, 4 doors,, blue,, orig first aid kit , spare wheel and tools all unused and no surface rust ,,, the cambelt was done 7000 mile ago,,, i want to sell it but no idea what worth ,,,some say 1000 , some say...
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    1988 E30 touring has an after market alarm - I don't think that BMW fitted factory alarms back then. I have only one fob and want to get a spare. I cannot find the make of the alarm system, it has an indecipherable logo on it that could be SR. (The fob is flat rectangular with two buttons on it...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Nice one. From the article: Ask several well veteran car collectors which make and model has considerably increased in both value and demand over the past few years and you’re likely to get this answer: E30 M3. Why this car? Because it’s “God’s vehiclet,” that’s why. Photos and video - 1988...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Insane price and insane build. From the article: Everyone knows about the crazy prices for BMW E30 M3s, but this one even shocked us more as the seller wants $224,500 – and it's not even a stock model! 24 pictures and full article .
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi can anyone advise as to where I can get a radiator for e30 316 1800cc 1988 have looked everywhere!!! Found part number of bw2111 but no joy.thanks
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    If you thought the regular E30 M3 is getting expensive check out the M3 Evolution 2 prices. Its insane. 1988 Macau Blue BMW E30 M3 Evo II , # 309 of 500 From the article: This 1988 M3 Evo 2 (VIN WBSAK010702191751) is marked as chassis 309 of 500 on its dash plaque, and though a LHD car, was...
  11. BMW Engine Conversions
    E34 525
  12. BMW Engine Conversions
    I installed a 2.5 from an 87 325 into my 1988 325i conv. When hooking it up I found the 88 engine had a crank sensor. I got the engine to turn over, but wont start. the 87 doesnt have this sensor. what can I do? Please help!!!!! THANX
  13. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi too everyone here , bit of a newb to bmw's but im saving an old e30 316 from the crusher and would like your advice on conversion to e36 m50b28 which ive located for spares . Obviously electric fuel pump in or out of tank is a must but can I pinch everything I need from the e36 (1996) Any...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Not the best choice of an engine for an E30 M3 but the e39 M5 wheels look pretty cool on it. From the article: 1988 BMW M3 E30 has been given an S52 engine swap with matching trans, we actualy like the BMW E39 M5 wheels and the car looks like a nice driver. 9 pictures and details .
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    This looks like a nice build. From the article: This 1988 BMW M3 (VIN WBSAK0307J2197824) has been transformed into a road-going homage to the legendary DTM racers, complete with Warsteiner livery. 18 pictures details .
  16. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Would love to hear this car, my only question is wasn't all E28 M5 interior tan color? Owner posted this: "Classic M5 that has been restored to nice daily driver. The car has been driven about 10k miles since the completion of the build and is solid as a rock. Has been on the drag strip...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi...new guy here, so be gentle. The obc light bar on my car stopped working last summer. Over winter I replaced it the light bar (and the comp board behind the speedo/tach cuz the gauges went wacky…that stopped). The light bar still doesn't work. I can see the proper info being displayed...
  18. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Desperate for help! I took the car into my local garage to change starter motor. When work was done I noticed straight away the brake pad warning light would not go off and the blower motor would not come on nor aircon when engine is running. When engine is not running the blower works. The...
  19. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Any suggestions for the following symptoms? Starts fine, no smoke when cold, sits and idles with no exhaust smoke When it warms up it smokes from the exhaust from idle and worse when you rev it (looks whitey bluey) When driving putting it under load pumps out blue smoke smelling of oil I...
  20. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi was wondering if anyone has any info on a conversion I want to do on my e30 manual gear with a 2.5 engine in which I want to use the 2.8 engine with an auto box from an e36 looking for as much info as possible ie parts needed to complete the job etc thanks in advance Simon
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