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  1. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi All I am new to this forum and looking for some help with regards to tuning M43 and M44 four cylinder engines with TunerPro. The problem is I can't seem to find any XDF or bin files for these engines online. I think the reason is that most people only care about the six cylinder engines...
  2. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello! Quick question. Can I put m52b20 1998 e39 engine to my 1997 e39 what had m52b20 1997 engine? I have some kind of siemes ecu.
  3. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi All, recently brought a z3 that needs to go through mot however its failed twice on emissions any ideas why and how to fix it.
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi team 8ers I am looking for some recommendations from those of you that have experience of good aftermarket exhaust shops. Over the past few weeks I have noticed my system is getting "raspier". I thought I was imagining it, but no, deffo getting louder. The noise is at the front, about...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    I mean I know that hp or power is difrence. But where that difference comes from. I think engines are same size. Maybe tuned in the different way. My car is imported from Italy to Finland, and they might have sold engines tuned differently in Italy. Maybe engine is a bit smaller or injects...
  8. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I have a 97 840 which has been parked up for 2 years. My plan is to get it back on the road as soon as possible and the process started today. I have encountered a couple of issues: Washer pump: I tested to see if the washer jets worked and after i had released the stalk, the pump in the...
  9. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi to all I commented on another thread that i needed to replace a split cv boot on my 840. So i decided to crack on with it and take a couple of photos along the way. Not a hard job ...... but messy and I'd definitely had enough of rolling around on the floor by the end of the day. First...
  10. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi to all Just seeing if anyone has tried programming key transponders to the 8ers fitted with EWS 2 ......using this Chinese box of tricks. https://www.amazon.co.uk/MagiDeal-Pieces-Programmer-Smart-Maker/dp/B0745THFVP/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1514747709&sr=8-3&keywords=ak90+ews Plenty of info...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    So I got this late 1997 E36 with exactly this kind of steering wheel - Would it be possible to just plug-and-play swap it into my late 1992 E34, which currently has this kind of steering wheel - Thanks in advance for any tips, trick and info.
  12. Introductions
    Hi all, Been a while but I'm back in E36 ownership with something a bit different. Take a look at my project thread and let me know what you think. Best wishes, Chris
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Just been away from home leaving the car at home. Back after two weeks, started car - fine. Next day go to start again - fast spin, no firing. Likely the timing chain has snapped. Someone on here can tell me the following, I'm sure: Can the timing chain be changed without removing the cylinder...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    is there any other model of car thats part will work in my 328i 97? i need new interior and new seats, is there another model like an e36 or something i could possibly take the front seats and door panels from?
  15. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi to All I'm not sure this deserves its own thread but I am just after a few personal experiences of having the windscreen replaced in the 8er before i do battle with the insurance company. I have fully comp insurance with windscreen cover £70 excess and have a 3 inch crack at the bottom of...
  16. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi To All Just seeing if anyone in E31 land might be able to help. I trying to hunt down 2 dipped beam Projector bowls. Mine have unfortunately burnt.....both sides :(.... I'm Guessing someone put too higher wattage bulbs in at some point? [/URL][/IMG] [/URL][/IMG] I have sent a few emails...
  17. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I have a small problem with the n/s light assembly in the boot, basically the side light don't work I have checked the fuses but it don't show any rear light fuse would it be located some where else ? all the other lights in the unit work , but I have no power coming to the plug for the side...
  18. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    need to get a new air conditioning dryer where would be the best place to buy one thanks
  19. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi Heads up on my Roady sale. Thanks gix. BMW Z3 2.8 Widebody | eBay
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, new to the forums so please forgive any errors. I know the cooling system has been discussed to death over the years, but there seems to be a lot of mixed reviews on what is a decent radiator replacement/upgrade. This is as part of a full cooling system overhaul. So far I've ordered...
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