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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, After driving the car for a few months, I've determined that the propshaft doughnut needs replacing as there is an annoying rumbling at certain revs/speed. Before going ahead and ordering a part I rang my local BMW dealership to check some part numbers to make sure I order the right...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Good evening all, My damn car has dies, again. Battery died after no use for 6 weeks, replaced battery and now it cranks but won't start. No codes at all after interrogation. Car will grumble into "life" with easy start thro throttle body. Getting fuel LP side, no HP fuel at injector tops...
  3. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi everyone. I have a 2007 535d with 81000 miles on. Looking for more power. Can anyone tell me the pros & cons of dpf/egr and swirl flap delete and the best place to get a remap? Thanks.
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  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I just ran carsoft on my 2001 535 sport and it came back with this. PART NO: 6904010 HARDWARE NO:1 SOFTWARE:13 DIGNOSE INDEX:1 CODE INDEX: 3 BUS INDEX:1 PRODUCTION DATE: 10/01 PDC_FEH.DXT 5 6 7 8 SINGLE DIAGNOSIS COMPLETE I have a fault with the pdc, soon as you put...
  6. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I have a 1997 535i v8 i want to fit a quad exhaust to it but looking at , it dosent look that straight forward. any suggestions
  7. BMW Tuning Forum
    Having owned many turbo cars in the past I have always ran with decatted exhausts etc, my question is, are the cats majorly restrictive on the 535? also the backbox, is that also restrictive as im guessing BMW have made it as quiet and refined as possible? Is it beneficial to replace the backbox...
  8. BMW Engine Conversions
    Ive been advised on another post that i need the 4.4 V8 engine, ECU and EMS (immob) from the same year doner car to replace the 3.5 V8 in my 1997 535. Just wondering if there is any more i need? Does everything else fit onto the block the same? Any help would be great Thankyou Jamie :D
  9. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    rite, here she is 535i se with lots of optional extras. she has 175000 on her but going strong BUT these are my probs: vibrates between 90-110 but once warm vibrates a bit less dont know what the hell it is yet so will need to invstigate. blower fan sweaks and clonks, think bushes are worn as...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, My 535 E39 1998 auto gearbox went into fail-safe mode yesterday. Managed to limp to my Dad's but had to leave it there. Just spoken to a BMW specialist garage who put me on to an auto gearbox specialist and the advice is this will cost loads. Reckons it will be the front clutch and to...
  11. BMW Tuning Forum
    :) hello does anyone know the best route to get a little more power from my e34 535i its just been serviced and is running nicely now was hoping to start the addictive task of tuning , was wondering if this model responded to any tuning better than it does others ???? bit of a newbie at this so...
  12. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Good Morning All, Im looking to add abit of extra base to my 1999 535 m sport. I would normally take the head unit out and replace it with something better and add an amp, crossovers etc etc. But this time i want to keep the standard BMW head unit as it has all the other funcs that give you the...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I did have a E36 cab and was on there side for abit,lol. But have got a E39 535 m sport? on a V plate. The guy who sold the car didnt know if it was an m sport or not and didnt miss sell it by any means, so this question is just for my intrest really. Its got all silver trim, steering...
  14. Auto Electrical Forum
    E34 535i M30 HT leads have been tested today with a multi meter set at 20k and these are the following readings,the reading which concerned me most was from the the King Coil Lead. King Coil Lead: 1.99 HT Lead: 1=6.03 2=5.58 3=5.90 4=5.56 5=5.95 6=6.06 This car is a non starter and I am not...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    :blushOMG now my DSC light is on all the time, i have rang the trader who i bought the car off, he is going to get back to me about getting the fault codes read by someone he deals with in Plymouth, i bought the car in Exeter. Is the DSC linked to the ABS because thats ok, the fault started...
  16. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    I recently purchased a mint 535i SE and today it started to make a hissing noise after investigating i found my water pipes to be pressurised up theres no oil in water no mayo type cream in engine and no leaks any wear is it my head gasket ? and is it hard to change as iv never done a timing...
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