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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So currently on my quest to fitting e60 mv2s. Finally have made contact with someone who has done this and very kindly provided me with photos and his advice! Long story short, arch rolling is a must or else I may as well forget it.. My question is does anybody know where I could this done in...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi It occurred to me it might be worthwhile putting in the metal gap that the plastic wheel mud guard rests on some kind of filler such as putty so that water doesn't get in and stay there, any thoughts? I eventually finished off the wheel arch painting. It looks a lot easier on YouTube,
  3. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi Was going to do a touch up on the wheel arch rust however it is so bad there is upon the removal of the paint a hole in the arch and you can see the black plastic inside the wheel arch, is this fixable with the isopon scratch and stone chip filler or do you have to replace the arch? Thanks...
  4. BMW Parts for Sale
    BMW E60 iBherdesign Rear Wide Arch Kit - £175 ONO Wheel arch extensions rear (4-pieces) BMW 5-Serie E60 7/03- Sedan for wide-body kit New old stock, so some storage marks but never fitted. Will need professional fitting, prep and spray Collection from NW LONDON (Harrow HA7 or Wembley HA0) -...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    As per title, thanks
  6. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all! Still loving my 630i I picked up in June. She's going in for her ATF change today... Just one tiny detail IS bothering me though. It's these small bits of clear stick-on plastic that I presume are supposed to protect the rear wheel arches. Both sides/pieces are peeling off somewhat, and...
  7. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Just wondering whether anyone has used this type of repair panel on their E46 with success. The bubbling on my panel is only about the size of a five pence piece, but it'll only get worse.
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi just a question the rear passenger side arch liner looks odd when i look into the wheel arch i can see the exhaust backbox like something is missing to stop spray onto the exhaust is normal cut ou ?
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, My e46 got rusted rear inner wheel arches. The outside part got some rust on it (because of that I started to work on it) but that is now ok. Sadly the inner part was rusted through at a small area, which was not visible with underbody coating. Now there is a superior description of...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Both rear arches started with some rust last year which is showing a surface bubbles now. I've took it to a body shop who said if they do the cheaper repair which consists of sanding rust down and hopefully applying rust remedy that it will still likely return in a few month to a year...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Afternoon all, Looking for help on something that has stumped two garages. The rear offside sits lower by approximately one inch in comparison to the other arches. When I have passengers or driving up a gradient, the tyre rubs against the inner wheel arch (not constantly, only if going over a...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Probably a stupid question but I'm trying to replace the plastic trim underneath either side of the front bumper on my e39. Previous owner has clearly driven over curbs when parking and ruined both sides. Problem is I can't find the parts in question on RealOEM or anywhere. All I can find...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I was under the car at weekend to do an oil change There is some damage to the underside of the front bumper and the wheel arch liners, also there seems to be a small cover plate missing in the middle of the undertray Can anyone tell me how the undertray should be fixed to the bumper? It looks...
  14. Introductions
    Hi All I have a rare BMW e34 RIEGER wide arch kit up for offers if any one is interested it would suit someone who has an e34 with rusty arches I have the full kit including front and rear bumpers all 4 wide arches side skirts mirrors and rear spoiler. the kit would need some small repairs but...
  15. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi has anybody fitted rear wheel arch skinns to bmw e46 sedan ?
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all Bulb warning on the dash the other day. Seemed to only affect the side lights at first and when I put the full lights on (not full beam) they sorted themselves out. Now it's not working at all apart from on full beam. Pics below of the various light stages. I'm really dreading a arch...
  17. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi Guys, The offside rear arch on my 1999 728i has started to bubble with rust. One guy at a garage said to leave it as it is double skinned and would weigh out to around a £1000 to repair. ( cut out offending metal and replace) Is he right or can something else be done. Too much money this...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I'm looking for a repair panel for the rear outer arch as can be seen in the link below. RealOEM.com - Online BMW Parts Catalog I see a repair panel is available on the schmiedmann site, however it appears to be the inner lip section of the arch. Any information would be appreciated, thanks.
  19. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys, so finally got my car back from the garage (new bilstein shocks, eibach springs, suspension linkages and joints/bushes all round, brakes line, fuel lines etc :thumbsup ) thought id show an update on some plastic replica throwing star fronts i purchased on ebay, after shafting my...
  20. General BMW Discussions
    Hi I have a E46 330i Touring and have started to get rust on the wheel arches. I also have a couple of spots on the front pillars next to the windscreen and one spot on one of the rear doors. My query is how much does this cost roughly to get fixed. I'm concious that I've done 180,000 miles now...
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