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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Sorry for the images with the white section but I have to do it or they appear the wrong way up. The videos aren't displaying correctly, I think they need admin verification and even then I think there might be a limit on how many I can link for some reason? As promised, this is my how to guide...
  2. Introductions
    turbo s50b32 mongrel build Hello there i'm colin a complete newbee to the world of forums. I'v been using bimmerforums for a couple of years now when working on my m50tu turbo e46 coupe drift car build with excelent results thank you :) ran like a charm for about a year until last weekend when...
  3. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi all, I've finally finished building my e46 diesel touring! Its a 2002 year car that I've owned for about 6 years. Earlier this year I decided that it was far too reliable and started taking it apart for upgrades... (plus my other halfs 335d is much quicker, so couldn't be having that). I'm...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I'm new to the site having joined because I recently ordered a 4 Series Gran coupe. This will be my first time buying new from BMW and I was wondering about delivery times. I ordered a over a month ago but I still haven't been allocated a build week yet - is this normal or should I be...
  5. BMW Competition Corner
    Looking at grafting a e30-46 front subframe into my Merc. Question is are they all the same? Is one better than the other? Are there any parts combinations in particular which should be used or avoided? Thanks.
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello guys, I'm new to the forum and I would like your opinion on the E90 325i with the N53 DI engine. According to my research and the budget I have I found out that the 325i with the N53 is good and a reliable enough engine, also meets all my requirements. I also know that the N52 in terms of...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys I'm trying to find the build spec for this car, YF14PCZ, for a mate who's put a deposit on it https://www.arnoldclark.com/used-cars/bmw/1-series/116d-efficientdynamics-5dr/2014/ref/arnbp-u-19557 All the usual routes to the vin from reg don't seam to work any more I did manage to come...
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Had annoying water drips coming from the front of the sills - more noticeable after a large downpour when weather has cleared and car is standing. Removed the plastic trim from along the cowl scuttle area and found about 4 inches of water next to the brake servo and a little under the whatever...
  9. E46
    E46 330CI CSL- MV Build Here we go again another projects :) previous project: E46 320CD 2005 MV Build (pictures before purchase) .... at the same time i got hold of some new E90 M3 alloys(365/30/19), & it has started to come together old bumper! thats it to this point...
  10. BMW Competition Corner
    i have built and rallied peugeot 205s, an impreza and have been rallying a bmw 318ti compact for a few years now. the compact started with the standard engine then i fitted throttle bodies off an e36 m3 then i fitted a 328i engine and ended up with Shirley engineering building me a stroked m42...
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    Should have put in title it's a 3ltr diesel SE I have been lurking on these forums for a while for advice tips and tricks. Until now I have always managed to find what I need so thanks for that. List of problems initially 1. Air bag lights on and warning about belt tensioner , N...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Ok, dealer sent me some paperwork via email Monday evening for a new car and he asked me to sign it quick and return to guarantee his last remaining build slot. He also took a £2k deposit over the phone. Tuesday I sat down and spent some time going through it all, and noticed something I wasn't...
  13. BFuk Open Topic
    Hello all. Next year I'm looking at buying a sensible family car. Probably a 3 series estate x drive. But to have my own toy and bit of fun I can mess around with I'm looking at maybe building a hot rod/rat rod. I think I've being watching to much sin city motors!! Some questions before I start...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    I have replaced the these OEM plugs after 25k miles on a N43 engine. Same plugs are used on N53 engine. I have never seen plugs this black before on any previous so not sure if i should be concerned. I did thrown in a bottle of Cataclean chemical into the fuel tank about 6 months ago so not...
  15. F32
    BMW F32 - 435D 435D M Sport X Drive Estoril Blue 64 Plate Standard M Sport X Drive Introduction Ok so came from a XF R Sport as fancied some more power and something abit special, plus whenever we went out with kids always went in the wifes car so seemed a waste of a big saloon. Took delivery...
  16. BMW Competition Corner
    Good afternoon. I will soon be acquiring a 325ci sport coupe 2004 which will be a track car through and through. Body work, wheels and interior are all in top condition as it's been my old man's car from new but having put 290k on it, he's getting a new one and it's cheap enough for me to get...
  17. E36
    Hi Guys !!! So my dad has owned a E36 325tds touring . At first when he first bought it home i felt sick at the site of it But now over the last 5 or so years its really grown on me . I really got a bond with it when i and my family took it down to Cornwall for 2 weeks . We had a rather...
  18. E36
    Hi :) New here but like to keep a record of my progress and I've spent a fair bit of time lurking here over the years so though I'd sign up. I've been building a Mk2 Golf for almost two years now and the spec has gotten ridiculous. GRP wings, bonnet, roof, boot, 360hp 20v, well specced gearbox...
  19. General BMW Discussions
    I have heard some horror stories about 330e build time, from 22 weeks to 12 months. Has anybody placed an order recently and had their build time confirmed? I am placing my order on Tuesday so I am anxious.to find out. Thank you
  20. E92
    Hey all thought I would start a thread on my new toy... Brought it a a couple of months ago now, overall pretty clean and nothing needing to be done, it looked like so... Wasn't sure on the spoiler at first but now really like it... Me being me who always like to put his mark on my cars...
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