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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, Im a bit stumped by a fault with both front windows on my 1997 323i convertible. Both front windows don't go up or down at all. This also means they don't drop and raise when opening and closing the doors. The rear windows work fine as does everything else on the car. I have scanned the...
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    4.4 Litre V8 Auto, M62 engine . Top quality sequential Prins"VIS" Generation 2 Autogas system fitted. 70 Litre tank fitted under the boot floor.System switches automatically between LPG and petrol. I normally achieve 30mpg on the motorway and early 20's round town with fuel costs approaching...
  3. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hi, I have a couple of issues that have just started so any help will be greatfull 1.. every now and then I get a 'brake light out' message coming up but when I checked them they all work..? 2.. passenger window, again every now and then goes up and down but only about 5 or 6mm..? any one had...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi Guys! My mother-in-law has a beautiful E36 320i (I believe?) in almost immaculate condition. It seems to have some M badges on the steering wheel and gear shifter and is a 1.9L engine. She bought it from the initial owner in about 1999 and has run it as a daily driver ever since - it's...
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  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    As far as I can tell, the leak is coming from the 2 hoses: the fluid is leaking just above where it's clamped i.e. from where the hoses go into the PAS resevoir housing. The fluid then just drips down the pipe - it's not gushing out but over a few days it covers the hose. I don't see any cracks...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have a 1997 bmw 318I manual. My spider Gears went out me and i can not find that replacement diff no where in geogia. I could find anywhere to weld it:mad. the diff's that i found were outta state and for like 500 or 600 hundreds dollars and did not want to send that much. Tried to rebuild it...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I had to remove the sump because it was leaking and the new MOT rules are that they only allow a certain amount of oil leak. I did replace the seal/gasket on the oil filter housing which was also leaking. No parts diagram showed there were an additional 3, Torx bolts (~60mm long) that were...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    It seems to be a support bar, just behind the sump, running across the car, with two huge bolts holding it in place, one on each side. I can't find it any diagram unless I'm looking in the wrong place. I need to know the part number of the 2 bolts that hold it in place. Thanks
  10. General BMW Discussions
    Hi Guys The top storage cover is not fully closing because some of the hood material does not fully detract into the storage area. Some of the material rests on the back behind the rear headrests and, consequently, the top cover does not fit snuggly down. Is there any adjustment that would...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Just want to double-check that when I replace the oil filter, the only rubber seal I use is the large one that goes on the screw in cap? With the filter I also got a couple of small rubber seals and I tend not to use those. Am I supposed to use them? This diagram seems to show them...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Does anyone know where I can get a good colour match
  13. E39 1997 528i Montreal Blue

    E39 1997 528i Montreal Blue

    My 528i with M5 style mods, custom wheels, fresh paint and new trim.
  14. E39 1997 528i Montreal Blue

    E39 1997 528i Montreal Blue

    My 528i with M5 style mods, custom wheels, fresh paint and new trim.
  15. E39 1997 528i Montreal Blue

    E39 1997 528i Montreal Blue

    My 528i with M5 style mods, custom wheels, fresh paint and new trim.
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    €does the steering wheel on a e36 need to come of to enable you to be able to get the clocks from dash have just noticed that when i switch my ignition on my mileage numbers seem to be fuzzy also when i press my asc button the yellow triangle doesnt come on but rear wheels do spin wondering if...
  17. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    hi, picked up my new car on friday and wanted to put my cd player in it. the last owner removed his old cd player PLUSS the cage. now halfords only stock universal ones and apparently the bmw one is bigger? all i have is the hole in the dash and nothing to hold it. iv had a search on ebay but...
  18. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    My wife has a 1997 740I with an electrical problem. When you slide the visor mirrors and the light comes on the radio cuts off. When you do it with the car off it will not start until you slide it back. I removed the fuse for the visor and it still does the same thing. Any advice??
  19. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    can anyone tell me if a 5 series bonnet would fit my e36 coupe please:):)
  20. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    my e36 had a great radio reception on the old headunit which i replaced with a new one, the radio reception is now terrible. does anyone know what the problem might be/ if thers a fix for this problem!!??
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