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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, I have a e46 328i, which has the mechanical fan on the engine (it's a manual, but the engine was swapped from an auto). Since I plan on drifting the car, I would much prefer an electric fan on the radiator. Now, there are many threads on this conversion, and i know it's straight...
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello fellow bimmers, I am new here so apologies if this is the wrong section of the forum. My car is a 65 plate M135i. In January I had an MOT and was advised to replace some joints in the front arm but I started to get stiff steering known as the "Steering knock" shortly after the MOT maybe...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hello, I’m looking for a BMW 1 series, 2015-2016, diesel, 1.5/2.0 ltr. Could I get some advice if I’m planning to keep the car for 5+ years with little repair expenses. Also any thing which I should look at closely before buying?
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hello alllllll! Currently I have no car, though in the near future I am seriously considering an E34 after seeing one on the road a few weeks back and pretty much falling in love with it. Now, I do need some advice. For starters which model do I go for? I have read up a little and I have...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello friends, I am looking for some advice; a couple of months ago, I bought my first BMW, a '99 316i compact. It ran fine until yesterday, when it developed a substantial leak from the water pump (and immediately overheated). The weather that day was a bit colder then usual, around -10°c. I...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. Recently just purchased a e90 320i 2007 and seem to be having an issue. the car is fine but when I do a drive for about an hour I get the engine light come up and it goes into limp mode once I turn the car off then back on within a minute. the codes I’m getting is (Cheap Amazon OBD...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    I'm a new driver and due to taxes being dumb high (Greece) I'm "forced" in the range of 1.6L engines. Sadly the e46 316 is barely 120 bhp so I'm wondering if a Cooper S with about 170 bhp would be more fun to drive. Opinions?
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, I am a young driver (22 years old) and I am looking to purchase my first BMW. I am looking for a convertible E46 or E93 as these are the models I grew up dreaming of owning. I am looking for advice on what engines are most reliable and possibly cheapest to insure for a young driver...
  9. BMW Tuning Forum
    Sorry if this has already been asked but I couldn't see this anywhere. I've recently purchase my first bmw, it's a 2015 facelift 118i and coming from a punto means that I happy with the performance for the time being however I want to change the air filter to maybe a K&N one purely for the...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys I need some advice, my bmw 2003 convertible manual 318ci has been sat for over a year since it started mixing the engine oil into the coolant and smoking from the exhaust, yet there isnt any over heating on the temp gauge and also the engine oil is clear with no mayo etc. Ive had it...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Advice needed ! I have a BMW 320d Touring 2016 with 225/45/18 and 255/40/18 tyres which are standard. I want to fit all season tyres (Michelin crossclimate + or continental all season contact) there are no options for the rear 255/40/18, the fronts are not a problem. Both brands do 245/40/18 or...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Advice? N53 on 2007 E61 LCI 523i - EML light on - High & low fuel pressure errors & lambda sensor/probe warnings? Looking for advice on the most likely cause of this EML light. My 2007 E61 LCI manual with N53 engine has covered 199k km (123k miles) The EML came on a few days ago on...
  13. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello, I have an E38 728i, which we've had since it was 6 months old with only 4.400 miles when we bought her. It has been with 19 years and has done about 132k miles. Unfortunately 4 years ago it was rear ended by some kid who had taken his parents car without their permission while they were...
  14. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, I'm looking for someone who can remap my 420d (x-drive manual gearbox). Of course I'd like it to perform like a straight 6 diesel if possible!:) but I'm not too concerned about the power/torque or economy. I'm more interested in removing/reducing flat spots at low revs to give a smoother...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Long story short, while on holiday I hit a boulder. Mostly superficial damage; underside panels ripped, slight paintwork damage to sill and a fair amount of paint damage to underside of front bumper. Took it to bmw as wanted an inspection just to make sure no severe damage as its a 330e. They...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, New to this forum and new to BMWs. I'm looking at buying a used 320d touring, possibly 2008/2009/2010 reg in the next 6 months or so. I want a reliable car as I would be driving it to Europe and back. I've noticed that there seem to be a lot of them on Autotrader, for example, that have...
  17. General BMW Discussions
    Afternoon All, Have recently bought my first BMW, a 2016 525d (automatic). Ive had it for just over a week and was bought from a local BMW dealership. Today has been the first day I have drove the car without the AC/Radio on or a window undone and I have notice a noise. Im really not a 'car...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    Hello gents, Over the years I have owned 4 BMWs, an e30 1.8, then 3 M3s (e36, e36 Schnitzer, e46 cls) then I joined the dark side and for past 7 years own a JaguarXF portfolioS to tow my caravan, yes, sorry I have a mobile villa! ( my mates threatened to knee-cap me if I put a tow bar on my...
  19. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all, apologies in advance if it’s poor form to post this here but I’ve been trying to sell my 2013 740d M Sport for sometime now and gotten nowhere. I’m 99% sure the price is more than reasonable and I’m very flexible on it at this point but I’m amazed that it’s not gotten more interest. It’s...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello all.. Looooooong time lurker Was after some advice please, I have a lovely 1999 Velve Blue Individual 323i convertible.. It is a great spec and only has 3 owners ( 2 being in my family...) . Currently on 82k miles.. full mot and new waterpump and thermostat all sorted, champagne...
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