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  1. General BMW Discussions
    My 2008 e93 330i needs a new centre section (from joint at down pipe to back box) exhaust. That’s the part that has 2 cats and the BMW genuine parts come in at about £3,000! My guy can’t find a pattern replacement from his normal sources so can anyone recommend a supplier or custom exhaust...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    My son has a 2006 Series 3 BMW 330i with the N52 engine and I have been looking after it while he has been away and giving it a weekly 30 min, 20 mile drive. I have noticed that it is using engine coolant and after the 30 min drive, some 200ml (1/5 of a litre) of coolant has gone judging by the...
  3. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hello, I have a 2017 330i with a standard exhaust. I was thinking of upgrading to an m performance exhaust. Should I change the whole exhaust or just the muffler/rear box to m performance? Apparently the the m performance exhaust doesn’t actually enhance the performance of the car therefore I...
  4. BMW Engine Conversions
    I have noticed there is oil leak after I park my car on the driveway and observed oil next morning. I took to two garage and they cannot pin point the leak and want me to leave the car for few days. Price is ranging from 200 to 1200. Anyone encouraged similar issue and where you may think...
  5. Introductions
    Hi, My name is Ben, I own an e46 330i touring and I am based in SW London. I have started to do some of my own maintenance on my car and have found bimmerfourms a good source of information for problem finding etc. Anyway just wanted to say hi and see if there are any other e46 owners in the...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Hi Folks, About to order my first leased car after owning all my cars outright previously. I've had my heart set on a G20 330i Touring (M sport auto), and found a really good deal (2 years leased at £283 a month with £2.5k upfront) and 8k mileage limit. The issue I have is nobody can...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everybody, I wonder if someone could tell me what is the time interval to change the belt on a 2011 bmw 330i auto e92. Currently, the car has done approximately 85000 mile. Do I also have to change the tensioner?
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi! After a coolant expansion tank burst, engine got really hot before I was able to pull over. (OBD2 logger claimed 143C degrees) Tank has been swapped, coolant refilled and 100% free of air. Now it runs great, stable at middle of temp gauge (~80C I believe?) in dash, for about 30 minutes...
  9. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I'm finally want to get round for some new wheels, as mine are in quite bad condition and I'm not keen on the looks. I want to keep 17" due to the ride quality and the availablity of the Michelin CrossClimate tyres which I am a big fan of. I really like the look of the Type 160 but they seem...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2006 330i N52 E91. I had a couple of DISA codes 3 years or so ago (c. 130,000 miles) and ended up replacing the large (upper) and small (lower) DISA's with new genuine OEM. Wind forward a few years (now 176,000 miles) and I've got a "2AA8" code - no other codes and idles fine - so I...
  11. BMW Cars for Sale
    Hi guys, I am unsure if I qualify to post this up so apologies if I dont. But reluctantly I am selling my e91 330i m sport which I have had for 19 months and loved owning but with a little one and now doing a lot of miles I need something bigger and more economical. extremely rare car and...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone, I am new to the forum and would like to introduce myself and seek your wisdom. I'm trying to get a car, my first since moving to the UK. I've been a car person for too long and after graduating and getting a decent job, getting a car is the next thing. Now ideally, I'd like to be...
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello i am currently looking into buying an E93 in either 325i or 330i form. looking around the £6k mark with really no more than 70k miles from 2006-2008 and there seems to be quite a few floating around at this price which i still find unbelievable. is there anything i should be...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Hi to the BimmerForum group, I am in the process of purchasing a E92 330i, I picked up in the engine bay that a component was missing, there were just 2 bolts protruding. I picked this photo up on Wiki and realised that the vehicle I went to view did not have a bight orange component with 2...
  15. Introductions
    Hi to the BimmerForum group, I am in the process of purchasing a E92 330i, I picked up in the engine bay that a component was missing, there were just 2 bolts protruding. I picked this photo up on Wiki and realised that the vehicle I went to view did not have a bight orange component with 2...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. I have a 2007 330i SE Saloon with manual half cloth / half leather seats. Only the driver's seat has ever been sat in, so I would like to swap the front passenger and driver's seat over to even up the patina. The seats are manual except for electric bolsters and no heating. Can it be...
  17. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello all Hoping somebody can help with an issue that's driving me berserk so here goes about 10 days I finally bought the car I had always wanted an E46 330i in grey with silver leather wonderful car to drive and the smile on my face is still there. What a step up from an E46 318 that I've...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello people, first post and first time owner of a BMW. Nice cars, I get why you like them. Now to the point of the post. These cars are cheap as anything now and have a good base for a track car 318ci but she has very to little poke in her. How hard is it to transfer the 3.0 lump into this 318...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. Hoping I could get some help. Today the power steering failed and message displayed 'Increased Steering Effort'. Unable to use the car which is very frustrating. Only low mileage at 17000 and well looked after. Yesterday the front bumper got caught on a curb and left side pulled out...
  20. BMW Cars for Sale
    Selling now! BMW E90 330i M sport 2005 (front end damge) Selling now! an e90 330i msport with quite a lot of options. It was written off when someone pulled out on me. Good spec: sat nav, leather, m sport, style 193 wheels, cruise control etc damage is front end and front left quarter. Air...
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