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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, my 2007 520d m47 has 168k miles on the clock. Just carried out oil change and about 10 large bits of metal were attached to the magnetic sump plug. I have attached photo. They look like teeth as slight curve to surface. Any ideas what they could be?? I'm not Overy alarmed because I pulled a...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm trying to salvage some parts to retrofit nav to my car. This is the stuff in the boot of the doner car. The nav unit and CD are obvious. What are the other boxes and which ones do I need? I'm expecting a tuner unit and, maybe, a GPS receiver (is that the smaller box on the top?) Any...
  3. Rybrook Warwick BMW
    Hello, Please quote price for the following: 51117033705 Support, side panel front left x1 51117033706 Support, side panel front right x1 51112411732 Set, mounting parts, bumper, front x1 51148132375 Plaque (Badge) 82mm x1 51141807495 Grommet x2 36112228660 M badge x4 36136783536 Hub cap...
  4. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi All, I own a 2006 320i SE Touring and would like the following bits and bobs to tweak things a little in both performance and looks but not too sure on retailers/suppliers, I haven't had the car for very long and previous cars have been more along the lines of MK1/MK2 Escorts...somewhat...
  5. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi just got into the car today after it had been parked up for almost a month. It has been outside in real heavy rain and it has been very cold for a few weeks( incase this info has a bearing!!) after about 5 mins driving the screen which was fine to begin with started shaking and braking up...
  6. BMW Cars for Sale
    For Sale BMW 325Ci Year : 2002 Colour : Titanium Silver Mileage : 89,000 Mot : Oct 2018 I have had the car for around 7 years now but due to a recent upgrade in car I suppose its time for me to part with my old faithfull.The car has done me proud over the time I have had it and has wanted...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Dear members, does anybody have a picture of the underneath of their car they can post. I have "lost" some undertray elements and would like a picture to send to scrappies, so they know what i am after. TIA
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello i recently purchased my E46 with 91k miles and now i'm having a few problems. Firstly there is a grinding noise when driving, on inspection found the rear discs to slightly worn but grinding seems more towards front of car. Secondly car is smoking ever so slightly from exhaust when sat...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, just wanted to let you know about an issue i have just had with a friends car. A friend of mine has an e46 325 ti and it started to run a bit rough like its on 5 cylinders. Anyway he hasnt needed a car for a couple months as he has been away with work so it has sat there. I have helped him...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi guys, yesterday i topped up my oil (i didnt spill any) and and then started the car, left it running for abit and then i noticed small drops of what i think could be oil dripping onto the the cam position sensor on the left side of the engine just under the vanos unit. the floor pan did...
  11. E46
    So continuing from my intro thread ( http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f69/back-world-bmw-well-sort-t399097/ ) , I'm gonna keep a thread for this motor. 145k, Titanium silver with good bodywork, suspension is all good with no knocks etc. Work needing doing: - Oil Service + Air filter -...
  12. E46
    Hi All I've recently acquired a 323Ci, which hasnt given me the greatest introduction to the BMW experience The original drive home was sketchy, it had been stood 3 weeks. So I gave it the benefit of the doubt with poor running expecting bad fuel and the super stiff throttle cable. The very...
  13. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all, Have a e63 LCi and have been looking for some bits to finish a frontal repair after a minor incident. I'm hoping someone knows somewhere or someone who might stock parts for 6 series models. My experience thus far has been an abundance of 3 & 5 series parts and very little 6 series out...
  14. BMW Parts for Sale
    Since I sold my e46 am having a clear out. https://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-motorbikes/e46-bits-for-sale-bmw-3-series/1135669439 Open to offers for bfuk members but pickup only I'm afraid. Might suit someone who is fairly local. Cheers
  15. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Hi All, I'm after a set of buckets seats, I have a massive budget of a whole £100. Matching would be nice but beggars can't be choosers! Other things I would be looking for over the next few weeks would be: E46 330ci coilovers Bucket seat rails maybe an LSD or cheap open or welded diff...
  16. BMW Cars for Sale
    Hey all, have put my car for sale on Ebay with a BIN or ONO price of 1600. Still have a couple of days to go. Full details in the advert description. Don't get to drive it as much as I would like, so sits there for 3-4 weeks at a time collecting dust, only driven at night for a few miles just to...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I'm new on here and I was wondering could you help me out with a few small thing on my bmw 318i The first thing is the throttle is sticking an when you tap it, it keeps going for a few seconds and then stops. Also when I change gear it doesn't come down in revs and is getting annoying :mad...
  18. E36
    Hi there I'm based in Dorset and I'm after rims mainly for my car but any mods will do if anybody fairly local has any spare parts please let me know . Thanks
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Rather than continue on from this: 330ci-m54-replaced-vanos-seals-replace-rocker-gasket-great-but-now-back-power-loss-again rather lengthy thread and as the Vanos issue is resolved I thought I'd start a new thread. Update to where I am at the mo...... Felt like getting rid of it but...
  20. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    As in the title, Has anyone colour coded the two chrome top bits of the grill which are part of the bonnet on the pre-LCI E90's? I've got an arktis metallic myself and I'm not keen on the full black look of the kidney grills.. I've searched and can't see anyone that has done this other than on...
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