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  1. BMW Engine Conversions
    hi im new here ;) i have just finished dropping my 1998 2.5 engine+engine loom+siemens ms41.0 ecu into a 1999 e36 316 compact ...everything went smoothly exept the wiring side of things:frown so im hoping to find some help here engine will turn over but i have no spark or fuel all ?? i drove the...
  2. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, I'm building a long term project. It is a rare low mileage Maldivien blue facelift e34. Sadly I cant resolve an issue with the engine since I bought it and unable to enjoy it fully yet.. So when I got it I decided to fully service it as I'm planning to turbo it some day. New spark plugs...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi can anyone help some arsehole kicked off my wing mirror last night it's still arched buy the wire and stool works it's the metal twist bit inside the wing mirror can this be replaced or is it a whole new mirrior job if so where is the best place to get an exact match help would be really...
  4. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi all,first time on a forum so please be gentle,I have just bought a 2003 z4 2.5 smg,great little car but it seems to take forever to change gear,ie it changes at the right time/ revs but the car seems to slow down before getting into the next gear it's that slow,I also have an x5 3.0 d auto...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Got a bmw 2004 2.5 diesel e60, When u drive it and press the gas pedal fully down sometime the car go with full power, and sometime just dont have power, like is in limp mode, and u try and try again here u go again power. No fault at all, even after keep driving this for ages. DPF status its...
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    Following on from my last post, I want to get a `spare` ecu, in case something goes wrong. The totally standard BMW 2.5TDS with engine loom only, is fitted in a classic jag and does a good job. The ecu runs only the engine. No instruments nor other functions. the bmw key is taped into the sensor...
  7. E36
    Hi all. Ive been meaning to post some build photos of my Compact for some time and im new to Forums. Some of this may be backdated as it started with my 56000 mile E36 323i Touring which was written off by a drunk driver when it was parked outside my house and then a Black Compact which i...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have recently removed my 318 engine from my 1995 bmw compact e36 and replaced with a 2.5 e36 engine with ews delete on the 2.5 ecu. I built it up and wired it in and still does not run , I been told to remove the glove box and cut the 2 thicker wires on the EWS box and to join them, I have...
  9. Introductions
    I have recently removed my 318 engine from my 1995 bmw compact e36 and replaced with a 2.5 e36 engine with ews delete on the 2.5 ecu. I built it up and wired it in and still does not run , I been told to remove the glove box and cut the 2 thicker wires on the EWS box and to join them, I have...
  10. BMW Engine Conversions
    I have (successfully) installed my `95 6 cyl tds and box into a jag replica - car drives fine, but not developing full power . I have replaced MAPsensor, and air temp sensor, but no change. Plugged into diagnostics, nothing obvious showing other than error codes showing faults on; - fuel...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    E36 2.5 TDS running fine/ low power , suspect boost not working Car starts/ runs/ drives fine, no excess noise or smoke, but no surge of power either. Can get to 80mph (!) but no more. I get a reading of 8psi or half a bar roughly at 5k revs on the turbo actuator pressure pipe (i.e. actual...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys , Last few days temperature went down so morning i switched on the heater in my 318d (2009) and set the temperature to 25 c after few miles warm air is coming in driver side but cold air coming in passenger side What is the fault ?
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Whats best engine oil for remapped 2.5 e46 thanks
  14. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi whays best oil for a remapped e46 2.5 hope this is in the right section ...tthanks for any replys
  15. E36
    Hi All, I'm thinking of getting better disc's and pads. Does anyone have any advise? I have been looking at Pagid disc and pads. Cheers all
  16. BMW Engine Conversions
    Basically I'm currently running a m50b20 in my 1993 e34 and I'm looking to change my engine in the near future. I've found an m50b25 from an e36 for sale, which comes with the loom and the gearbox. I'm fairly new to engine swaps but am I right in thinking that this should be a direct swap? Is...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, I have finally saved enough to warrant a new car - I had previously been looking at audi 2.0 tdi but find that the oil pumps are problematic. I have owed an E39 523 in the past and loved it, problem was fuel costs. I am considering the E60, more towards the 520d manual with about 120K...
  18. 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 .
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Ive come across all six glow faults but I'm not getting any smoke or problems,apart from When starting it misfires for a couple of seconds. I don't use it much and then only short 5 mile journeys could this cause be the problem. Gordon
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all members Could you help me please I think my car has the hard drive as I've got OBC on screen. I didn't get any CDs or DVDs so can I get one of fleabay for satnav ,I only have one DVD bay So presume just business satnav. Any ideas members. Thanks in advance of any replies at all. Gordon525
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