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  1. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi, I am looking for any advice on how to remove the oil drip fitting that sits around the engine oil filler cap on my 96 850csi (black plastic fitting projecting in front of the oil filler cap). Any help greatly appreciated. Thx Nigel
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Guys This one out to the E36'ers and any one with oily hands :hihi Getting conflicting messages on regards to the oil change on my 96 328i with 80k on the clock. Been told to go for a heavier grade oil, like 10w40 as I only drive the car couple hundred miles in the summer and stays garaged...
  3. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello. I have 96 year E36 with M43B16 engine and i would like to replace it with 95 year M43B16. Im having currently EWS 2 and "new" engine should be EWS 1 (only got complete engine and engine wiring loom). Do i only need to change ECU to non-EWS or is there like different pins and connectors...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi peeps i have e36 N plate 328 sport having trouble with rear fogs ... dash lights come on ... computer doesnt say a fault .... just doesnt come on ..... checked all bulbs all fuses ........ pulling my hair out! am i doing something silly recently failed MOT cuz of this.... one of the...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey there, im in need of some help/advice just now, to cut a long story short, its an 6 speed M5 box, going to a m3 evo mechanical diff, the current prop has 3x 21mm bolts at the front, then middle has a large spline, back has 6 riveted bolts with nuts onto the diff. However, i want the diff...
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hey all. I have an issue with 96 year tds touring. The problem is,that wipers are working on the last level,which is the fastest one.I changed the wiper motor,even tryed other control modules under the rear seat and wiper relay also located next to those module boxes. Fuses are fine,none broken...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Everyone :thumbsup Trying to get to the bottom of some engine vibration I have through the rev range. The car idles perfectly but when I get the revs up between 1500-1800 and further up 2500-3000 I can feel vibrations from the engine, only slight but noticeable. I have a slight blow on the...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    so i have had this car for 6 months now and bought it with this problem, super sluggish gas pedal,even in neutral it takes for ever to turn 6000rpms. completely no power below 3000rpms and kinda pulls over 4000, heres a list of what i have done so far Spark Plugs Oil Change Cat delete...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My else so ever trusty e36 is giving me a bit of a headache. Over some time I've experiencet short cutouts and 1 major cutout where it was literally shooting thru the exhaust. I had the car rolling home and could start immediately after that. I changed sparkplugs and the problem seemed gone...
  10. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, I was looking for a cheap runaround and came across this 318tds touring The thing's in great shape, runs great , price even better so:thumbsup Only downside is, it's really slow, though there is no mechanical default whatsoever Since i've enjoyed my 325tds for a year now i've bought a...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My car has the original wheel srs airbag version. Which wheel can I use to replace it? I was thinking of an mtec 2 or even a schnitzer option. Is the swop over pretty straight forward. Ta.
  12. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi All, Could someone possibly point me in the right direction here? I have a 96' E38 740i. I have been searching around on the net for about 2 weeks, but cannot find anything concrete with regards to which diagnostics tool/cable I would need for my car, to reset the airbag light. As far as I...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hey guys I'm looking for a little help here. I'm trying to find the E 48 fuse to the blower motor on my car. the fuse box under the hood shows that this fuse Is located under the steering wheel fuse box. I for the life of me cannot find a fuse box under the steering wheel. Does anyone have any...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys Signing up to ask a question about my dads car, I've been using it for a few weeks now and it's having trouble starting,it doesn't make a difference when cold or hot. Symptoms Turn the key wait for the lights to go out but when I go to turn the key the car doesn't turn over, I hear a...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I've purchased a 96 525 tds e39 recently enough, and have a little problem, which seems to only happen when it's warm. I will be on a motorway and put my foot down in 3rd/4th/5th and it runs well but maybe after 10-15 seconds there is a bit of power loss, I take my foot off the pedal for...
  16. BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    I 'd just like to take the time to say thank you to Enda from Endtuning.com. I bought a chip from his site on Monday of last week and it got here for the weekend. I live in France so that is some quick delivery right there. I had a question about it through the week and was given a response...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey gang. This is a little winded but here goes. Clutch fan bearings went bad and fan got stuck. I removed it and the water pump and replaced the pump and thermostat. Refilled coolant and ran fan less for 2 days. Started leaking oil from the block( undetermined) and overheated after short...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have recently bout a replacement thermostat and was looking for some help in fitting. I have loosened my fan plastic hood but I need help on removing fan and good completely. I have a 32mm wrench but finding it impossible to remove the nut. It just seems to move with it as I move to the...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi all iv not been on here for quite a while. iv just bought a 1996 316 but the fuel gauge dosnt work wats te best way to test if one of the senders has gone:thumbsup
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello all, my first of many questions. May car failed it Mot due to emissions, fast idle it just past but normal idle it failed <.2 o2 my reading 4.6 :0 Took it to a garage and was told that the car may not of been warm enough, after leaving it with them they said its the engine temperature...
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