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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello all.. Looooooong time lurker Was after some advice please, I have a lovely 1999 Velve Blue Individual 323i convertible.. It is a great spec and only has 3 owners ( 2 being in my family...) . Currently on 82k miles.. full mot and new waterpump and thermostat all sorted, champagne...
  2. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    ASC+T/DSC and ABS warning lights on (also airbag, but I can sort that out). Tested using MaxiScan OBD2 on 16 pin socket. No fault codes shown. Tried to test using same scanner and 16/20 pin cable on 20 pin socket under bonnet. Scanner powered up but would not connect. Could be MS 309 not...
  3. Technical Guides for the E36, E30 and E21
    Just bought a project nice e36 323i convertible got it In the air . Than found oil all over the transmission pan . Has a life time green plastic plug on the bottom of the auto box pad a drain plug at one end . Bought a Mann filter and gasket kit drained the auto box as black as old engine oil...
  4. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Goood afternoon BMW owners :) Hope all is well. I have currently purchased a Bmw E38 728 very nice full leather all the works, Now when I start it up from cold my fan spins like a crack head at a rave for a minute before it cuts out, is this normal? I very rarely hear or feel it kick in when...
  5. BMW Cars for Sale
    BMW 840Ci Sport (E31). 4.4 Litre V8. Birthday 8th March 1999. Looking for £9500. One of the very last few built in the desirable Titanium Silver with black nappa leather trim. The is not concourse; however, it is in excellent condition and some minor attention to the paintwork would make it...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    G'Day Guys, Here's a curly one. Just replaced my E46 318i 98 manual model with a E46 318i 99 automatic model and attempted to read the codes on that one. I was under the impression it would be a simple plug and play but, not so. Got the "IFH-0003: DATATRANSMISSION TO INTERFACE DISTURBED" for...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    On my 523i with M52TU engine. The engine starts fine, warm or cold and tick over OK and will run, with throttle opening, up to around 2000 rpm but any attempt to go higher or crack open the throttle will result in the engine running really lumpy with no increase on rpm. It will remain running...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Compact 1999 E36 1.9 316i desperately need drivers exterior door handle....... Hi people Does anybody have or know anywhere that's selling the above mentioned part? Cheers :hihi
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    Radio went off and interior lights on the left hand side came on and the lights under the sun visor don't work now and when I start it up the brake lights stay on plus no air bag light [emoji853] Sent from my HTC 10 using Tapatalk
  10. BMW Engine Conversions
    The 2.8 Dual Vanos has cooked itself, what’s involved with a swap to the M54 3.0? Auto gearbox Any info much appreciated Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. BMW Tuning Forum
    Good morning all, I have an E39 535i which I'm currently restoring (rebuilding interior at the moment with new parts). Once back on the road I am planning the following 'performance' modifications: 1) Eisenmann exhaust 2) K&N panel filter 3) A remap I have previously owned tuned turbo cars...
  12. Introductions
    Hi there I recently purchased a 1999 BMW Z3 2.8 pre facelift with loads of extras. It has electric heated seats. I believe the bushes are gone on on the seats as there is a slight movement when i accelerate or brake. Can you please give me an idea of what it would cost me to replace them...
  13. Introductions
    Hi to everyone, trying to change my steering wheel but the original had a stage 1 air bag whereas the new one has a stage 2, this is leaving my air bag warning light on the dash on, any ideas other than pulling bulbs or fuses would be appreciated. Thanks
  14. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Looking for rear sub frame complete with GOOD 3.15 diff, drive shafts etc Dont need wheels, brake discs, calipers springs or shocks. thanks
  15. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello all, I am hoping you can help me, I recently purchased a 1999 E38 735i with 92,000 miles. After a couple of weeks of ownership I noticed the car was intermittently losing power at higher revs under medium to heavy throttle power. This was happening between 3000 - 5500rpm. The car would...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys am collecting my first bmw tommorow,its and early e46 saloon,and im going to put 18" staggered csl rims on , and wondered will it sit ok on standard springs? or will it need lowering and if so what springs and how much lower ? has anyone got a pic of an e46 saloon with csl,s on cheers andy
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, ok i have a 1999 E46 323 bmw and wanting to change my wiper blades, am i ok to go ahead and get bosh ones from fleabay ? and also ive just measured them and drivers side is 21" and passenger is 20" , is this correct as according to google search i should have 22" and 23" mmmmm little...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    In the next few weeks I plan to change the clutch on my car as when I press the clutch pedal you can hear the thrust bearing needs replacing (a few mechs have confirmed). What I'd like to know is should I go for the standard clutch from euro atlases (I understands it's a Sachsen or LUK one who...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hello guys need to change the tie rods as mine have seized just having a flick through the bentleys and it says to remove them from the steering rack ends i need a special tool :? so just wandering what this is? and has anyone done the change without this? any help or pics would be...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    For the first time today I got stuck on the motorway in stop- start traffic and after a while I noticed the water temperature was rising. It usually stays at the midway mark or just below so I'm a bit nervous about travelling long distances in it - is this normal and if not what could the...
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