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  1. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi Has anyone applied these to their 4 series at all? seen them on the internet for c£120 in primer to fit a 430d. Look fairly decent for £120 but just wondered if anyone had fitted and if so what their thoughts were? Would be good to hear peoples thoughts
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hello all. this is my first post . I have owned a 1994 e 36 318i manual for the last 5 years and use as my daily. I have had trouble free motoring [ touch wood] thanks to following the preventative maintenance advice on this forum. this car has now completed 120,000 mls and was purchased...
  3. Introductions
    long time lurker first tome commenter :D have an e36 touring sport. have had 2 36 coupe drift cars but this is my first road car. do a small bit of detailing too so try to keep the car clean but its a work in progress pics up soon
  4. Introductions
    Hi im new to this , have a great e36 m3 . Hello
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone. I am looking for some pointers to trace the root cause of a rear vibration (more of a drone). This isn't felt in the seat or steering wheel but can be heard. More apparent on the NSR A few background facts on the car Pre LCI 2008 E91 335d Touring e-mapped by Simon M-Sport...
  6. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi. Hoping for some advice from experts on here. The clutch on my 116i failed in the week, BMW Leicester Sytner claim no sign of manufacturing fault, so must therefore be "wear and tear" and I am liable for full cost (quote ~£2700 inc labour). Car is less than 2 years old, 36,000 miles. Is this...
  7. Introductions
    Hi guys, i need help for my e 36 m43 engine 1996 model,the temp.gauge permanently not working. I checked the 4 pin wires it is all ok.3 of them goes to dme and the other one goes to instrument cluster. I already replaced the temp.sensor and still the gauge not working.i swapped the instrument...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I am trying to locate a silicone hose set for a BMW E36 325 TDS will any of other models go on been trying for ages to resolve this problem got some of the way there with Auto silicone hoses help but the main water hose etc cannot be found & want to put them of as i have the front of the car off...
  9. Car Insurance
    im 18 and have not held license for more than a month . do you think its possible to get insured on a e46 330ci or a e36 328i if so whats the best / cheapest way to do so .
  10. BMW Tuning Forum
    hi all is their a relatively cheap and simple way to obtain more power out of a 1998 323i/ any help greatly appreciated!
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Any one else have experience of this cant find any lights staying on , changed batteries twice not for new ones either, alternator is pushing 14 + , any ideas before I buy a new battery cheers:rofl
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello! My car has exactly same problem as this video: BMW E36 convertible electric roof problem - YouTube. Do you have any suggestions how to fix it? I all ready chance the the top cover motor but i it didnt help thanks for the answers
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi please help all ,i have the above car and it failed its mot due to offside REAR fog light not working now if im correct is it not correct that the rear fog light is integrated with the normal rear lights ? ie when i turn on normal driving lights there all on then when i push the rear fog...
  14. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi I was given a e30 316 touring by my dad and have just bought a e36 328 for the conversion. I know I'll need the gearbox, front half of the prop, anti roll bar Just a few questions before I start are the engine mounts the same? And all the pas pipes all going to connect properly? Will the...
  15. Auto Electrical Forum
    Made an error transpalnting the engine into another vehicle and failed to record which ECU wire supplied the tacho. It is an e36 tds, all of the ecu wires are present, but only those necessary to run the engine remain connected (not an easy task !). I am now working out how to run a signal to...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Like the title says! Potential bargain on some quality lowered springs, but they're E30. Now, I see endless threads about people using E36 springs on their E30s...does this work both ways?? Cheers.
  17. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Thinking of getting an E34 M5 around 1990 with the 3.6L engine. What should I look out for? Any known problems or rust issues? Is the 3.8 hugely better? Any idea on what sort of MPG it'll give? Ideally I'd want over 20mpg when doing longer journeys but not the deciding factor.
  18. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi guys, I am new to this forum,i run several Bmws 74CSL,84 b9 e28 etc Wondered please if anyone has knowledge of electronics swap over needed for above project? My 96 525 e34 touring has ews,and having done swap car fires and stalls. ECU, bonnet loom,instrument cluster all changed with...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys not been on here for yonks , but im back with another bimmer project , im currently having a scratchy head moment , the airbag warning light stays on and the horn doesnt work, ive bench tested the horns and they are fine , the airbag has been replaced, but the light is still on, and the...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, Having now completed 135000 miles I have decided to renew the automatic gearbox oil. I have followed the procedure and am all ok until the point comes to refil the oil. I have located what I believe to be the gearbox fill hole in the gearbox housing above the sump. I have unscrewed it...