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  1. bull run: 28 injured after being trampled and gored

    BFuk Open Topic I wouldn't engage in this type of activity ever, your just a tripod away from death or disfigurement
  2. Question on ZF 6HP28 - Upgrade from 26 to 28?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, My 06 730d has a 6hp26 gbox and i was wondering if i was to fit a 6hp28, would it work properly? including the gear shifters on steering? I believe programming will be needed as well? if so, can the engine/ecu which is programmed for 6hp26 be programmed for the 28? Big job? or...
  3. BMW 1999 Z3 2.8 pre face lift

    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...
  4. 1999 2.8 z3

    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
  5. mz3 exhaust manifold fit z3 2.8? need quick answer before its sells :(

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hello all, Got the chance to buy a 1998 mz3 3.2 manifold seen as I carnt source an aftermarket one question is will it fit my 1997 z3 2.8? Il be getting the rest if the exhaust made after the manifold so thats no prob. Anyone know if it will clear the stearing shaft? And will it have the sensor...
  6. m52 2.0 e36 conversion to 2.8 m52

    BMW Engine Conversions
    I am not yet able to post progress as i am currently collectinh the parts however i do have a 2.8m52 with 84000 on it,zf gearbox and lsd and wiring loob+ecu, but i am condering if the 320 has a lighter fly wheel and if so could i usevthe 320 flywheel and clutch or is the 2.8 clutch bigger or a...
  7. 1997 E36 2.8 coupe. door actuator

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    when opening door with fob its ok when trying to lock it blows the central locking fuse? whats needed please
  8. lsd. is it worth the money? z3 2.8

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hello all. Im looking into buying a lsd for my z but is it worth the extra cash? Looking at a 3.73 lsd its £400 or just upgrade to an open 3.73 diff for £ 120? Spend the difference on a m3 evo header and get the rest of the exhaust made? Also looking at m3 maf swop if anyones done it is it worth...
  9. E36 2.8 into an E28 520i

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Got an E28 520i mothballed, want to fit a 2.8 dohc from an E36. I assume the mounts will be different but my main question is how much wiring work is needed for this conversion. Karl
  10. E36 engine conversion 318is to 2.8??

    BMW Engine Conversions
    hi guys I joined this forum for some help, I have a e36 318is 1.9 1996 on the road, I also have a e36 328i 1995 that I use for drifting days as its not road legal, getting abit annoyed just having the car sat there in between events, so my plan is to drop the engine, rear subframe ect out of the...
  11. M52 2.8 L6 engine...what's it the box?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I picked my 1999 328CI up last weekend, and it's like nothing I've ever driven before. The lump is also like nothing I've ever had before! As I look at the engine bay, in the top right corner there is a black plastic box with pipes going in and out. Can someone tell me what this box is and...
  12. z3 2.8 1997 wind breaker

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    hi all any help or info re wind breaker install also any where i can get the fixings to install one thanks
  13. E38 2.8 intermittent cutting out only when warm.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi may I please ask to pick your collective minds on an issue that's driving me mad? I have a 1997 728 E38 Auto that when it gets warm (temp gauge is half way across) the engine conks out if I'm travelling slowly sub 20 mph, however if I'm travelling faster there is a jolt and then a loss of...
  14. 2.8 m52 into compact problems

    BMW Engine Conversions
    hi guys. last week i brought a 2000 (w reg) compact and swapped over engine out of my 328 touring. the compact had ews3 and touring ews2 so i rewired ews2 into the compact along with send/recieve module, key etc. anyway it runs and drives now but i have a few problems i cant solve. firstly the...
  15. Z3 Roadster 2.8 2000

    Hi All Just joined the forum today and want to introduce myself. Have had Z3 for 2 years and love it! Have my eye on a Z4 but that's way in the future. I'll no doubt be looking for information from time to time, and hope to catch up with some of you at the meetings. Cheers. Reeve.:)
  16. BMW z3 1.8 lowering -2.8 springs fit?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Does anybody know if the lowering springs for a 2.8l z3 would fit my 1.8 z3? Been told they should but wanted to check before I went ahead and bought them! Thanks for the help
  17. Z3 2000 2.8 Auto - Engine Whooosh

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hello to all, When I have been stuck in traffic on hot days and excelorate to pull away, there is a very strong WHOOOOSH sound from the engine. The temperature guage shows normal and there are no errors or warnings illuminated. Is this normal? Thanks Jeremy
  18. 2.8 exhaust on 1.9?

    BFuk Open Topic
    Does anyone know if the 2.8 rear section of the exhaust will fit on Z3 1.9? They look basically the same apart from the twin tail pipe? Anyone knows the diameter of the 2.8 pipe?
  19. 1999 e36 z3 2.8 - power steering metal pipe

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Yesterday my zed starting making horrible noises when turning left and right at junctions, when I got it home I noticed fluid leaking from under the car and I jacked it up to take a look , found the metal pipe on the power steering has corroded with rust and is leaking. I have checked the...
  20. Z3 2.8 headlight switch

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi, I have a 1999 Z3 2.8 Roadster and the dipped beam stopped worked, got home on the front fogs. Checked the fuses and with a meter found out that there is no power to the two dipped beam fuses. I am assuming it's the switch? I need the car this week so have removed the main beam fuses and...