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  1. Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    Hi guys, Can someone please let me know how sunroof lifting gate arms can be removed from the trolley I have it completley removed but would like to weld cracks in plastic since price for new ones is :jaw-dropping but I am not sure how to detach and have it separated like this Any...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Front passenger side ball joint has some play in it so I am going to replace both control arms and bushes. The problem is what brand do I go for. BMW stuff is very expensive but there is a huge range of other makes available of varying prices. Does anyone know who makes the OEM ones?
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi I planning to replace valve stem seals soon and I thought it might be a good time to inspect eccentric shafts and if they are ok, to replace intermediate levers and rocker arms due to rough idle and misfire problem. I will be using AGA tool to replace stem seals and I've noticed it gives...
  4. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi first post so here goes. So after winter re-connect battery and it goes flat. The alarm self arms itself after about 30 seconds regardless of whether the doors are locked or not and then the LED in the cab procedes to flash. Sometimes the alarm goes off for a laugh. The key fob works...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Received some new meyle HD arms. My cheap ones only lasted 2 years ! I understand that they have to be correctly "Loaded" so they work correctly and dont wear out quickly etc ? Can they be done roadside and if so how .Or would you always use a ramp etc ? Thanks
  6. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    well got to fit last 2 arms then hope its better can inner outer track rods go bad to mess up tracking ?? and what about top mounts on front struts go bad an effect steering any body had this vauge steering help suggestions be a big help thanks all in advance : dont no how to put it in right...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    They dont last long do they ! trying to get a good deal on some Meyle HD ones . How tricky are they to fit road side ? As i believe the car front has to be loaded down etc before its all tightened up correctly etc ? cheers
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    as above is it advisable to change both sides even though other side is good ??
  9. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    So I've been experiencing some worrying rattles at speed in the 8series, which feel as though they're coming from under the floor in the front axle area. Having covered 144000miles they're probably due for a refresh and having done the same job on my E65 earlier in the year, I thought I'd tackle...
  10. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Hi, I'm looking for a pair of used control arms for a post '96 E36 M3. Part number 31122228461/462 Ideally a pair someone has removed due to the balljoints failing and still has laying around! Thanks
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys Just a quick info - iMy car is now 6 years old and has around 124,000 kms on the clock. Took it for the French MOT the other week - passed without difficulty but the tester did note slight play in the control arm ball joints. Both sides were exactly the same. Anyway i bought the parts...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, Recently I purchased a 2001 e46 coupe with 129k on it and I need to replace few things on it. I am looking to replace both lower arms and bushes as suggested by mechanic. Standard coupe ones cost around £100 Meyle Msport around £200 Would standard lower arms and bushes fit Msport...
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