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  1. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hope someone can help... I'm building an old American 50's truck into a race car hauler and intend to use a M57 and 6 speed ZF from a donor 5 series. I've not yet bought my donor car, but see that mamual 530d's can be had for very little money so it make sense to just buy an entire car rather...
  2. Introductions
    Hi everyone, name is Jon and i am currently living in Nurnberg Germany. I just acquired a e46 320D Estate and i just want to make sure i keep this car in tip top condition. It currently has some problems. One of them is the fact that i believe it needs to be deflapped. The problem is that no...
  3. South East Region Meets
    Thought it was time to organise another norfolk meet and ive just decided on a suitable venue in downham market area for sun 30th sept so if you fancy coming and meet us country folk and stress free attitude then feel free to come and have a chinwag with like minded folks. food for all the...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Where did this american women come from in my sat nav? Dont remember her being there last time i used the nav. I did buy an update DVD from one of the many recommended suppliers so is the voice on there? I checked the lang settings and its set for UK. Have i bought a crap DVD? Also supposed to...
  5. BFuk Open Topic
    im thinking of popping up to this,went one a few yr ago and it was real good to see some of the rare stuff and some awesome v8s,weathers meant to be good so may see some of you there,il be going sunday if i do go.
  6. BFuk Open Topic
    I was listening to radio 1 on the way to work today and the news come on and ive noticed they have started to pronounce the date how the yanks do this gets right up my goat i noticed its the same way on mot certs do you think im being picky or shud we be keeping it the old english way how do you...
  7. Introductions
    Hello I am currently living in Alaska and in the military. My family and I are getting ready to move to RAF Lakenheath. I am going to be in the market for a BMW soon. i have never owned one, but I figured why not now. I thing I am leaning towards an E46 330ci or E36 M3. Comments?
  8. The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hi there I have just had my crashed CCC replaced with an American spec CCC i purchased on ebay for a great price. I have had it installed coded by a local BMW specialist i use who said they were unable to code part of the CCC. Everything works fine Sat nav,single cd and all computer functions...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    Hi folks from a noob. Picking up a 97 328 convertible tomorrow and was wondering if anyone knew how to change the lights so they work the same as the yanks do. The front and side repeaters on their cars are always on and flash when they indicate obviously. Has anyone done this or know if its...
  10. BFuk Open Topic
    US police to get Robocop's car Police in the USA will soon be tackling criminals with the same car used in the Hollywood film Robocop. The Ford Taurus Interceptor will replace the US police's aging Crown Victoria cop cars, which is the first time the Taurus has been used other than in the...
  11. BFuk Open Topic
    Bit of a random one, but I just wondered if anyone on here plays/played (or refs) American Football? I'm going for a tryout on Sunday. :) Just wondered if anyone else does a similar thing?
  12. BFuk Open Topic
    Anyone else watching this series? Those cars must cost a bloody fortune!!! The amount of parts they make themselves is incredible,they even design and make their own wheels !!
  13. BFuk Open Topic
    If this is true, it's scary to think that these are the people involved in running the most powerful country in the world! A DC airport ticket agent offers some examples of 'why' our country is in trouble! 1. I had a New Hampshire Congresswoman (Carol Shea-Porter) ask for an aisle seat so...
  14. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have a 2004 X5 and the voice is in american and not UK english. I have updated the software and maps hoping this would sort the problem out, but it's not made any difference. Any advice.
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Will American rear lights fit on my car, or is the wiring different?
  16. BFuk Open Topic
    Anyone know of any american car scrapyards or scrapyards with a few yank cars in? I'm looking for a drivers side rear door glass for one of these: