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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Please. Somebody help. Car comes up to temp and holds temp for 10 mins at idle. Then over heats and the radiator overflow seems to pop and bang. If I dare open a bleed screw its like a steam train. I have replaced the following: Radiator. Overflow tank. Water pump. Thermostat and housing...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Im just after starting building my drift project and wonderin what the best engine would be that would fit easily enough onto the same mountings or not to much change ! Any help will be appreciated
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Iv just start building my drift project and iv taken out the original 1.8i engine and am looking for just abit of a hand on deciding what engine topick that fits the mountings already in it . Anybody that has abit of knowledge about it would greatly appreciated .
  4. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hello everyone I am a newbie to the forum and have been the owner of a much loved 1.9 Z3 for the last couple of years. Which I let the other half use to commute and is my weekend James Bond toy! :cool The problem is I managed to jinx myself two weeks ago. The AA membership was coming up for...
  5. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Afternoon All, I'm contemplating the next car purchase – and top of the stack is the Z3. I've been to see three now, and although they have been complete sheds (orange peeling, noisy, poorly maintained etc) I don’t want to become discouraged. I was just hoping that the experts amongst you...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    2001 E39 528i Warm start issue and Fuel trim issue Hiya guys. Hoping someone can shed some light on this one if possible. I'm currently working on a 2.8 2001 E39. Its has 2 problems which i can't seem to get to the bottom of. First problem is the EML comes on occasionally and the faults...
  7. BMW Tuning Forum
    does anyone know if an m52 2.8 crank and con rods would fit into a non vanos m50 2.5 engine? i only ask cuz i've heard that the m50 is a stronger engine and the cams / valve springs are better, so would the extra capacity help it create more grunt???
  8. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi everyone im not new to bmws but im new to this forum. So hello first :hihi Im wanting to fit the 2.8 M52 into my compact. There are some info on here but im still not absolutely sure what i need exactly.. Mines a N registered 318i compact with EWS 3T immobiliser system. Does anyone know...
  9. BMW Tuning Forum
    I have a 1997 325 and putting 2.8 engine in it/I hear that a 2.5 inlet manifold is a good convertion am i correct? I have also bought some headers from america and just relised that thay will be left hand drive (pillock:mad)is it a lot of work to make them fit? seemed a good idea at the time.
  10. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, We have a facelift 2.8i std z3. I was wondering if there is a good route to follow ro release a bit more performance? Anyone got some experience on these models? I am uncertain which engine is fitted to the car, M50/M52 etc... Thanks Dave
  11. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    We have a facelift 2.8 1999, the alarm keeps going off without provocation. We now just lock the car using the key as the Stealers just want to replace all of the electronics @ £££'s We dont have an aftermarket stereo, just the std single CD business headunit. If anyone has any tips of what...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi just wondering how to check without turnin on, is the negine is 2.5 or 2.8??? any numbers on the block. ???
  13. BMW Tuning Forum
    anyone got one what are peoples oppinions? thanks:)
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