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  1. General BMW Discussions
    I have a budget of £5-6k and want to buy a second hand convertible. I have 2 kids (7 and 3 years old) and my commute is 18 miles each way. I want a car that's reliable, fun to drive, with decent economy.. and love BMWs. So far I've been considering 3 series (probably petrol, 2l) from around...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all got this speed warning on dash after inflation and reset of tyre pressure monitor I can’t get it to go away , it appears every time I slow dow the accelerate making a ping noise any help please
  3. Auto Electrical Forum
    I have just bought a 2010 118i convertable. In the glove box are 3 leads, 1 is a 3.5mm 1 a usb and 1 an apple power supply. My question is were are they linked to. Also the aux lead in between the driver and passenger seat doez not seem to connect to the radio,when i plug a music player in. Can...
  4. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, as per title Im having issues with my windows opening everytime I unlock the car. So I've owned this vehicle a good ten years and never had an issue of this type until today. The car went into my local Ats for a tyre change and when I got it back this happens. Called the garage -...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Im going to buy my first BMW soon and I cant figure out what to get, please can people who have experience of these cars let me know which one is better overall: 2015 LCI F31 3 Series Touring (prob 320d) or 2014 (ish) 4 Series Gran-coupe (prob 420d) Both will be M-Sport and Auto...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi after some help after usual tensioner going on 318i there is no compression on no 3, not sure if it's valves or the timing motor already bought head gasket and 4 valves ages ago, got time to do it now, have the tools for it as well, just wondering if someone has had same problem. Thanks Adam
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, hope you are well. Ive had 2 x 3 Series in the past, E30 and E36. I now have a little daughter and loads of luggage that need carting round on our road trips. I really want an F30 3 series preferably diesel, auto and leather seats (for the mess) 2013 or newer. Maybe not the most...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Prefer something concave and silver but open to any recommendations Pictures would be a bonus Thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    BMW F30 parts https://xxiituning.com/collections/f30-f32-f80-f82-f83-m3-m4 BMW F80 Parts https://xxiituning.com/collections/bmw-f80-m3-f82-f83-m4 Sent from my SM-G975F using Tapatalk
  10. General BMW Discussions
    On our 2018 1 series I have been able to change the steering so as to make it lighter within the sport drivedrain etc settings. However, on my 2012 320i F30 3 series the steering is heavy as if in sport mode all the time, is there another way to make steering on my 3 series lighter as it does...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    So, BMW have announced they won't be replacing the 3 Series GT model. Why anyone would want to buy the GT versions of the 3/5 series is beyond me, but hey, each to their own. Thoughts? https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/bmw-confirms-3-series-gran-turismo-axe Sent from my SM-G973F...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, My friend is looking for a car to buy himself due to work issues. He had a company 5 series and likes the BMW cars. He's looking for a 3 Series maybe 9/10 years old, doesn't mind petrol or diesel but would like auto. Is there anything he should look out for or be aware of? I know...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi I have a 2012 3 series Coupe and the dipped beam headlight fault has just come on the dash Does anybody have any advice or videos of how to change the bulb?? I've had a quick look under the bonnet and cannot see how you can change it? Been quoted £373 at BMW which is extortionate to say...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Looking to possibly swap my F10 5 series for this or similar. http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201902195104087?atmobcid=soc3 My 5 series has professional nav. The 3 series in this add has the small but rubberised I drive controller. I know its not the professional nav, hence the...
  15. BMW 2 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW F22
    Sorry for posting this in a non G20 thread but I can’t see one yet and I think I’d rather ask experienced buyers/drivers anyway: I’m looking at a new G20 Sport (company car choice doesn’t reach to M Sport spec) but I’m not hugely inspired by the colour choice. Sapphire Black with Oyster leather...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Been reading through the forum today and you all seem like a helpful bunch. I am looking to get my first BMW and I'd like to get a 3 series estate, ideally an M Sport or a SE model. I only have about 4k to spend (not a lot I know), so I know I'm not looking at low milages, but there...
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    E92 325i, 2E1B error, Rough Running Hi there, before I created this thread, https://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f125/e92-325i-3-0-misfire-rough-idle-t562719/index4.html and fixed my problem . Well here comes the new issue on my over 10 year old BMW 325i. So yesterday I was driving from London...
  18. BMW Tuning Forum
    Just bought this car and it is woefully under powered so I am looking to get a remap, however I am not finding much info on remapping this engine. Has anybody had this engine remapped and what power gains should I expect? Does anybody know what tuners can remap this car? Whats sort of price...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello I am new to this forum, I have been quoted £1640 for a new driveshaft on my BMW 316d. Is this the right cost for this replacement? How much should I expect a drive shaft replacement to cost? Thanks in advance Mike
  20. General BMW Discussions
    Hi I am in the process of looking to buy either a Series 1 or Series 3 age 2011 onwards. Can anyone advise on any particular problems that I should be aware of. I have been told that the Series 1 is sluggish is this correct. (I currently have a Mercedes C Class 350 and want to downsize...
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