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  1. 2000 E46 318i - Need advice on body panel, paint match

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi guys; My friend borrowed my car and had an accident and it needed a new door, he replaced the door and got it spray painted but because the paint is new it doesnt match the factory paint (I Know that you wont get the factory paint exactly ) but i dont know when the car is parked up from a...
  2. 2002 E46 330ci - 19" alloys fitment advice?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi there, about to make a purchase on new 19" CSL style rims, :D (the long awaited upgrade from staggered 17" OEM wheels) All 4 wheels are: 8.5J, PCD 5x120, Offset ET40, Centre bore 72.6 Will these 100% fit ok & will the ride be MUCH more harsh? Also will 235/35/19 tyres (not runflats) be...
  3. 2006 e46 318Ci - Convertible silver, Advice wanted about stone chips

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Tried searching but couldnt find what i was after. Guys I was washing my car and noticed about 5 MASSIVE stone chips on the bonnet of my e46 convertible. They weren't there before the crap weather and all the potholes and grit appeared on the road and I'm gutted. I'm looking for advice as to...
  4. 2004 E46 325ci Gear knob change advice

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Is it easy to replace gear knob on 2004 5 speed manual e46 coupe ............seen one ebay for £35 silver m-sport knob that says easy push fit reaplacement
  5. 1998 E36 318i - Urgent advice needed, just stopped working!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi - hope you can help! Not too technical so please bare with me: Owned my BMW 318is coupe (1998, 1.8, petrol, manual, 70k miles) for about 15 months now. Not had any problems at all until today: Have been driving all day - short distances around town, no more than usual. Stopped at a shop for...
  6. 1989 E30 325 tech 2 sport alloy wheel advice

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi. I need to replace the rims on my recently restored E30 325 Sport. I've been running on 17"s and would prefer to keep to that size. The car is finished in Avis blue and I feel a darker coloured rim would suit. The hubs are standard 4 stud config. Any suggestions gratefully recieved.:D
  7. 2009 E88 116i - newb need some advice

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey everyone im new i stumbled accross this site while on google looking for a guide to install a sub into my 1ser, anyways im 18 years old i have a 116i 2009 bluewater bm everythings pretty standerd even the tints were from the showroom, not much to write home about no leather, cruise control...
  8. 2003 E46 330ci - Alloy wheel refurbishment advice

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi people, I have looked through the site as I'm new but can't seem to find a section for this question? (mods please move if needed). I have a 330ci M sport with the MV1 18" alloys. Today i decided i wanted to get them refurbed so i ordered some today through pxwheels. They said they wouldn't...
  9. 1995 E36 323i - Intake Pipe Advice

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    1stly The air intake pipe between the MAF and the inlet manifold is totally fubarred so can I get away with getting a 70mm 90degree hose and a 22mm breather or have I got my measurements wrong? I'm trying to get a genuine bit from breakers yard though. Second, It's got a cone filter just in...