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  1. Would you buy this X1? 70k Mileage?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello all - hoping someone can help advise me on whether or not a 2012 (62 reg) X1 with 70k miles on the clock is a good idea? 2L, manual, diesel. XDRIVE18D M SPORT I drive 80 miles a day (motorway) and looking for a nice, comfortable car which is suitable for a young family too. I don't have...
  2. Looking to Buy first Bimmer

    Hi all! I am a noobie On her and just signed up. I don't currently have a BMW but am looking to buy one and just thought this would be a good place to get some good advice on which particular engine etc to go fore. So I am looking 2 or 4 series Coupe's around 2014 - 2016 or possabily a...
  3. Looking to buy M235i

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    This coming summer I'm very interested in getting a M235i (M240i to much over budget) a few things keep coming up like the suspension is a bit floaty and it doesn't have a limited slip differential. Would some lowering springs and spacers or a decent suspension set up help with the car feeling...
  4. Looking to buy an E91

    General BMW Discussions
    Looking at E91's, specifically the 2.0 diesel. There are quite a few out there for sale currently. A couple of questions: does the 2.0 Diesel engine still have timing chain issues? Why do some cars not have Idrive systems? Am I worth hanging out for a 6 cylinder diesel? Thanks in advance...
  5. 2010 F11 530d - Looking to buy a car - does this car have faulty suspension airbags?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, am looking to buy a 2010 F11 530d with 103,000 miles on the clock. On arrival, the first thing I noticed was that the car was completely on its rear offside tyre (right hand side when looking at boot), and the car was a little bit sunk down on the rear nearside tyre. Immediately after...
  6. got kids so now i have to buy a 4 seater...need help

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    Hi everyone, hope you are well. Ive had a 2005 3.0i Z4 for the last 10 years or so. loved it. now i have 2 kids, and i need a 4 seater convertible. im not sure what to buy. i have around £15k. i really want a 4 seater Z4.... i would ideally like something from say 2012 or newer, with 50...
  7. BMW E46 323ci - CCV Replacement, which to buy?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I need to replace the CCV on my BMW E46 323ci. I've been looking online but unsure which one I should get. Can anyone recommend, I have the M52TU engine. Thanks
  8. Parking Sensors - where to buy?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    One of the front PDC sensors on my E61 recently threw a wobbler and caused the system to throw a fault. I replaced it with a genuine used BMW part but, while it works and the fault no longer appears in iDrive, it constantly thinks there is an object 46cm from the bumper even when there’s nothing...
  9. Buy e70 with k-can errors and water damage?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Considering to buy a 2007 e70 with k-can errors and water damage on a auction. Are what do you guys think? Is it worth it? Or is it a lost case? Car is only driven less den 100k mils. And had the engine replaced 10k ago. Are the k-can errors hard to lokalice? Did a scan on the car. Lots and...
  10. E39 Which coilovers to buy

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I'm looking to replace the coil springs to get car through its MOT. Anyone have recommendations? Budget friendly welcomed also. .. and do I need to replace struts or any other parts during this job? Going to do the brake pads and clean drums / discs at same time.
  11. Should I buy replica wheels?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I have a 2017 White F31 M sport that I am trying to build to an OEM+ status (I think thats what its called) It has the standard 403M wheels on it but I fancy changing to the 405M or 666M wheel styles. The problem with this is I am super hesitant to go to replica wheels. They are very...
  12. Looking to buy at 2015 x5 3.0d M Sport - Advice needed

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I’ve currently got a 420d coupe and looking to make a massive jump up to a X5 3.0d Msport 2015. Looking for some advice on what I should be looking for and also what you found to be “things you wish you knew before you bought one”? My current biggest question is mpg, what are you currently...
  13. Best place to buy badges

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, wondered if the UK had an online shop to purchase badges most notabley 328i GT in black to go on my new GT ! Thanks Andy
  14. Advice on which bmw to buy please

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi never posted here b4 hopefully have in correct bit. Im a female looking to buy a 3series bmw and was just after advice/opinions on which model please. Looking to spend upto 9k, year 2010 or newer think 5dr as have a young child, after sumthing with some power and not heavy on tax insurance...
  15. Which of these 3 would you buy??

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    I'm looking at delving back into the Beamer world after a few years break. I used to have an ultra dull 2011 320d ED but I loved it. Now I have three 325i's on my radar within budget but am a bit split over which is the best. I'd quite like an M sport I think but not sure a coupe would...
  16. Looking to buy E46 325i

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    Hi everyone I m new here ,hope someone can help me I m looking to buy a E46 325i convertible m sport (face-lift) Thanks!
  17. What’s the most miles you would buy a used bmw with?

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    Hi looking to see what the most miles a bmw should have on the clock if I’m buying one used? I’m looking for a petrol 1 series or 3 series smaller engines I have heard the diesels go on forever but what about petrol engines.
  18. What to buy - Modified 2010 335i 90k or 2007 335i New Turbos 130k

    General BMW Discussions
    My old 330ci has now accumulated enough problems and niggles that its getting to the stage I cant be bothered to get her up on the jacks and sort her out. As such Im looking to get a new motor. Looking around on the usual sites there are two cars that take my fancy 1) 2010 N55 335i with a...
  19. Looking to buy 330/325

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, first time post from long time lurker. I know this isn't really a technical query but as I'm looking for advice I hope this post is OK in this section of the forum. As the title suggests I'm looking to buy an E90, preferably a 330 or 325 MSport. Though having read a lot of horror...
  20. 840ci - which tyres to buy

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi All, It's that time that I need to replace my tyres. Originally when I bought her she was running Bridgestone Potenza's all round. I've only ever had new rears (Shows how little millage I am doing) I am running normal E31 Sport tyres on Throwing Stars: Fronts 235 45 17 Rears 265 40 17 Now...