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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi My 335i is only boosting when cold after 5 mins of driving it seems to not boost as much.... I think it might be a vacuum leak causing this, as the engine creates more vacuum when cold... so i have ordered new vacuum lines... Is there anything else that could cause this?
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello all, new on here and looking for advice. I have a 320d, 2004. Never felt like it was as quick as it should be. But did seem to boost up etc etc. More recently I noticed if I revel it high it would cut power and feel like it was misfiring. And now, a week or so later it feels like it...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    BMW 320D e90 - 2006 - 163bhp - Loss of power over last few weeks, flat spots, feels like not boosting Hi all, Over the last 2 weeks I have noticed that my car is struggling with power at the moment, its doesn't feel like its boosting. Before I go on, there have been 2 bits of work recently...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    BMW 320D e90 - 2006 - 163bhp - Loss of power over last few weeks, flat spots, feels like not boosting Hi all, Over the last 2 weeks I have noticed that my car is struggling with power at the moment, its doesn't feel like its boosting. Before I go on, there have been 2 bits of work recently...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Anyone any idea why my 530D isn't boosting right. If I put my foot down nothing happens but if I accelerate twice it goes like a bat out of he'll. Very little power down low.
  6. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hey guys, new to bmw's ? Bought a 120d 05 plate about 6 weeks ago and not have the best time with it ? Car has 100k on the clock and is a clean, presentable car. When we collected it and shot up the motor way it was running sluggish when accelerating from say 65mph to 75-80mph when trying to...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Got myself a 320 d and the turbo boosts on at 2k and then stright of again then wont boost untill 3 any ideas to why it is doing this, its an early 01 with the old engine thats pump injected its really anyoying when go to get away at a road end or junction Thanks
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys kind of new to this... I have a 2001 e46 330d manual Non swirlflap I was driving home from work and I realised ther was A slight hesitation and a judder from the car and it wouldn't Boost but I can hear the turbo spooling I have checked all the boost pipes and I noticed one of them...
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all got another problem with my car, its not booting untill 2300ish rpm, its remapped with egr delete, ive changed the maf and map and had a full service 1000miles ago. Any ideas?
  10. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, I'm new to the forum and to owning a beemer, just got myself a 2003 E46 316i 1.8L with 126k miles on it. Is it worth getting it ECR remapped? Does it actually make a noticeable difference or is it mostly just a placebo effect? With a car this old is it really worth the effort or am I...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey there, Ive been having this problem for a while. I bought the car needing a maf sensor which I changed swiftly. All seemed well but I've noticed that it has been boosting very intermittently, sometimes it will go like a rocket ship and other times very slow and lots of smoke out of the...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Scanned my car the other day, got these codes come up, I cross referenced them with a website tht has all the BMW fault codes. Should I be worries with anything? Considering this is my first turbo car, I don't know what to look for. And is there anything I can do to fix this over boost issue...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi i have a 320td compact on a 51 plate 2 months ago the turbo went loads ov white smoke dump all oil in the cat so i got a recon turbo from ESSEX TURBOS fittid this and had no boost!it was like the turbo was not working spent 300 pounds at bmw to find out the turbo was no good so got it off and...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    i want a bit more go and am thinkin about boosting it harder but i need to get hold of a dse rangrover intercooler and need to do something with the fuel pump any ideas??
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, 1999 E46 328Ci, had the car from new and over the years have had the dreaded power steering issues, in fact have had the rack replaced 3 times now, normally it looses all power assist and feels heavy and hard to turn. this time however its as if its at max assist and 1 finger turns...
  16. Turbocharging your BMW
    Afternoon people! Just a few quick questions for boosting a E36 328i (with warranty replacement block) 1, What is the very maximum safe boost on a totally standard engine (no spacer gasket) 2, Limit on standard fuel pump? 3, Oil Pressure at 2000RPM and 6000RPM? 4, Max RPM limit on stock...
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