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  1. 1997 BMW E31 840 for sale. 4.4 Litre V8. location Bramhall Cheshire

    BMW Cars for Sale
    4.4 Litre V8 Auto, M62 engine . Top quality sequential Prins"VIS" Generation 2 Autogas system fitted. 70 Litre tank fitted under the boot floor.System switches automatically between LPG and petrol. I normally achieve 30mpg on the motorway and early 20's round town with fuel costs approaching...
  2. sunroof panel for 840

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi everybody, I'm looking for a sun-roof panel for my 840 ci sport(1997). It's been extremely hard to locate one, new or used. According to my garage, there is a six week waiting list for fabrication of new parts in Munich, and I'd imagine it will cost the earth. Any help would be greatly...
  3. 840 Owner

    Introductions
    Hi Everyone, I'm new to this forum and I'm in East London. This could end up anywhere as I'm still to navigate this site.
  4. 1997 e31 840 ci - electrical gremlins

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hi, I have a couple of issues that have just started so any help will be greatfull 1.. every now and then I get a 'brake light out' message coming up but when I checked them they all work..? 2.. passenger window, again every now and then goes up and down but only about 5 or 6mm..? any one had...
  5. 840 e31

    BMW Cars for Sale
    840 e31 4.4 in silver with black leather, lovely condition, late 1996 with sport kit and mirrors, seats etc.
  6. Late 840 5HP24 position switch

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    After my gearbox selector started not knowing what position it was in I decided to take the switch to bits to give it a clean. If anybody is interested... You can't see it here, but there was signs on the aluminium backplate of slight water ingress in one corner which I suspect is the root...
  7. New 840 key problems

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all Ive not been on here for a while but would really appreciate some advice - I lost my only key (I know don't say it!!!) I ordered another key and went through the activation routine - whilst it opens the door manually and turns the ignition it won't turn the engine and the alarm goes off -...
  8. 97 840 Seat Trim re-paint/restore

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi to All Just seeing if anyone has successfully re painted these bits of trim on the seats..... and if you have what type of paint did you use? Its a funny soft touch texture to it...... similar to the interior door handle recesses. Its very easily damaged. [/url]840 Seat trim by Andy...
  9. 97 840 Viscous fan Questions

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    My car is running well, the temp needle stays in the verticle position whenever driving and i dont think i have any cooling problems even in this current heatwave we are enjoying. My question is about whether my fan is working correctly as it is always running and is infact the loudest part of...
  10. E31 840 CI Sport Lower front spolier refit

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Chaps, Can you help, give me some advice? My front lower spolier has never fitted quite right, the previous owner cracked the FTP light and I think this in turn popped the spolier out of it's fixings ever so slightly. How difficult is it to remove and refit - see pics. it's a simple case of...
  11. 1994 E31 840- which spark plugs?

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Could anyone tell me which spark plugs my 1994 840 should have fitted as standard please? I've put my reg into eurocarparts but it brings up about a dozen and the have varying electrode gaps etc. Thanks for your help, Joe
  12. 1995 e31 840- Air con dryer access

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Whats the best way to access the air con dryer? i remember seeing it last time i had the bumper off but cant remember if it can be got at from the wheel arch liner.
  13. Spacesaver Sparewheel on 1997 E31 840 ci - yes you can !

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Well after a bit of experimenting, Ive finally got a spacesaver for my 840: :hihi :lol :eek :jaw-dropping The reason is my Schätzchen runs on LPG with a doughnut tank where the spare wheel was. Having a full sized spare fills the boot which causes woman friction ( I told you you...
  14. BMW e31 840 - Rear Tyres

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    The time has come to replace the rear tyres on my 840 unfortunately. I've tried a few places for the original 265 40 17's with no joy. I've found some on the internet at £117 each so was about to bite the bullet and order them when a mate of mine at a Tyre shop told me he had a pair of brand new...
  15. 1997 e31 840 rear view mirror

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    my rear view mirror has decided to part company with the screen :mad whats the best method of refixing this as i have tried the sticky pads on other cars and they didnt stick for long, can you get the oe bit from bmw, if so is there a part number for it. the mirror is the automatic dim type
  16. 1997 e31 840 8 series oil leak question

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    is it possible for oil to leak from the rocker cover gaskets but not show any signs of a leak on the outside of the heads / engine block but leak in such a way that it flows into the V of the engine then down the back and then some how get in behind the fly wheel then exit at the bottom in...
  17. 1997 840 CI - Brake disk keeps warping

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I've had a problem since I've owned the car and no one can identify the cause of the problem. I'm hoping that some of the E31 luminaries can assist where various garages have failed.. I had a problem with the shimmy which (thanks to Timms website) led me to change the various control arms and...
  18. BMW 840 E31 1998 . recommended BMW specialist sheffield area

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    can anyone recommend a bmw servicing specialist in the sheffield area please. doug barber
  19. 1996 e31 840. New MAF fitted Happy days!!

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    1996 e31 840. New MAF fitted Update As above,finally got round to this. I can see now that my old one wasnt a Bosch unit. Much crisper throttle at low revs now,pulls away quicker. I will take it for its first proper run tomorrow,since I bought it. I'm hoping the fumes will be reduced and...
  20. 1996 e31 840 O2 sensor location??

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I'm looking for Bank 1 sensor 1 Can some pinpoint for me please......the net seems to have confusing info Cheers
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