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  1. Auto Electrical Forum
    I’ve got an electrical issue that I’m coming to my wits end. Happened last year and still not got it resolved. E36 3.0 M3. Track prepared but still road legal. Problem is this When sidelights and headlights are off the indicators work fine but the nearside (UK) sidelight flashes with the left...
  2. BMW Cars for Sale
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  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All New to the forum and after a bit of help if possible! I am looking to buy a 530. I've looked at a couple now and they do drive very nice. The most recent one was listed on Autotrader as BMW 5 Series 3.0 530d M Sport Touring 5dr, however on the V5 reg document and all support paper work...
  4. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    After the above. Northampton area, after the one closest to inside the car. Anyone got one for sale? Sent from my BLN-L21 using Tapatalk
  5. General BMW Discussions
    I hope someone can point me in the right direction? I have an X5 E53 2003 Sport 3.0L Diesel and a few weeks ago the acceleration became sluggish and unresponsive intermittently. Eventually and after a bit of research I checked the vacuum pipes to the turbo and to & from the vacuum reservoir and...
  6. Introductions
    I'm a newbie to this forum - hopefully this will be directed to the correct section if I'm posting in the wrong one!? Recently my X5 was losing power intermittently when accelerating, if I gradually press the accelerator the car would accelerate but very unresponsive if pressed 'to the floor'...
  7. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, I'm sorry that I'm noob and might ask a stupid questuions, also I do appologize for braking any RULE here as I can see the threads getting deleted with no explanation at all. We are all here to seek help or advise, if more important than providing help, is to show that you are a BIG admin...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Hi My BMW X5 3.0l E70 has the sports upgrade pack with 20" wheels and sports suspension. I find it far too hard a ride. Can anyone tell me what's different between the SE suspension set-up and the sports suspension set-up and can it be altered? Cheers all.,:)
  9. BMW Cars for Sale
    Currently on eBay -> http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/-/122562555821 This is a unique working project! Purchased several years ago as my run around car, I decided one day to convert the car to a 3.0L v8. This was done by a fantastic mechanic who rebuilt the entire exhaust system too. This car is so...
  10. BMW Cars for Sale
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  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Folks, I just thought I'd share my recent experience in the hope of helping anybody else avoid unnecessary expense. After smelling burning oil from under the bonnet of my (new to me) 2009 525i I took it to a local BMW specialist and had the valve cover gasket replaced as it was possible to...
  12. Z4
    I'm looking forward to some track and sprint days. There isn't really much I can do to modify things, maybe fit a custom front bumper and wrap the car to change the colour. Came with black bonnet grille, short stubby aerial, lowered on b12 setup Eibach springs and Bilstein shocks, all black...
  13. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi all, I have had a sudden failure in cylinders on my Z4. The history of the car: August 2014 at 71K - Purchased car, no history attached. Imediately MOTd, all good and running really well apart from small oil leak June 2015 at 76K - Inspection I service carried out, sump plug replaced which...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Ive been having a car dilema for the past few years now unable to sell my E46 330ci convertible because its just so nice looking,practical and reliable plus it sounds really good. For ages i was set on a e63 645i V8 but the more i view them the more i find the rear space is just ridiculous for...
  15. BFuk Open Topic
    I currently have a 1996 320i saloon and I want to upgrade the engine, gearbox, diff etc basically I want to make it quicker. My ultimate upgrade would be M3 spec but I don't have the m3 money plus I have no intention of selling the car on as I have restored it to look exactly how I want it to...
  16. E53
    I was accelerating from a roundabout and my X5 3.0l diesil and it sounded as if it was bouncing off the rev limiter at 4000 rpm. It has since done this at 3500 rpm. This morning it would only rev to 3500 rpm initially, then it would hit 4000 rpm, sitting on my drive. the acceleration seems ok...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there, Yesterday i was driving and i felt my brake pedal was like a stone. went to garage they said i need to change vacuum pump. Now im waiting for them to get it from local dealer. Second thing, i was driving same day, and i got an error on my iDrive screen: Increased emissions. What is...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Everyone, Long time lurker first time poster. I have developed a power issue with my E36 M3 over the last few months where the car is laggy from 5000rpm onwards and have lost 30+rwhp and this showing in the various dyno's I have done. I have ran various tunes to see if that was the issue...
  19. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    HOW MUCH TRANSMISSION FLUID IS IN THE 2006 X5 3.0L d and what spec transmission fluid do bmw use any one one thanks
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hope you don't mind me interloping from the E90 forum but I'm looking for someone who has done a DIY DPF removal on the M57N2 engine with the combined cat/DPF. What I'm thinking of doing is removing the cat/DPF unit, cutting it in two between the cat part and the DPF part and then knock the DPF...
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