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  1. Crap trains, crap buses, crap roads

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hey all, I'm Interested to get peoples opinions on the rail services in their locality. I could go on all day about how crap services are in the North of England but I won't - It's pretty well known and frequently in the news. Even politicians are weighing in and calling for the Northern...
  2. Driving Other Cars On My Policy?

    Car Insurance Discussion
    My insurance allows me to drive other cars 3rd party only I checked the policy as this is not always the case My niece is looking to by her first car at the weekend - we'll tax it at point of purchase - can I then drive it home on my policy WITHOUT there being any other insurance on the car...
  3. Does any standard M2 have the dreaded OPF fitted in any of the UK cars?

    BMW 2 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW F22
    Hi guys new on here, was looking for an answer for this everywhere and couldn't find one. Does anybody know the answer? I know the Competition has the OPF, but wasn't sure about the normal M2? If some of them have got it is there a way to know so I don't end up buying one with it?
  4. 318i N42 valve seals replacement: PMP Cars?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Has anybody with the N42/N46 engine had theirs done at PMP Cars and can comment on their work, please?
  5. New diesel cars that emit almost ZERO NOx

    BFuk Open Topic
  6. Imperial Cars

    General BMW Discussions
    I’m due to look at a car (2015 x3) for sale by imperial cars at the weekend. Just wondered if anyone has any experience of them?
  7. Active head restraints, when did they bring them in and do all cars have them?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi folks, as my title says, when did they introduce them, and are they standard on all cars? I have an LCI E92 320i and want to upgrade to Msport seats, so need to know what age of seats I need. Thanks in advance.
  8. e9x diesel - Long term owners of remapped cars, how's your car doing?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    After getting my new car de-mapped (it turns out the remap my car (unknowingly at the time!) came with (by Performance Direct of Barnsley), was the cause of the cold running issues, white smoke, misfiring & hunting for the 1st few minutes of idling. It's not done that since their remap has gone...
  9. Technical Talk on the BMW Z cars Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8 and Z9

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hi Everyone, New to the site and have a query. I am replacing the catalyst on my 1998 Z3, 1.9. Fitting a ceramic catalyst, does a drive cycle need to be done to correctly reset the ECM? Many thanks in advance, Jenk
  10. Hi I’m Grigg but the cars got shakes

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys👋. I’m new to BMW having only picked up my 120d m-sport 6 months ago. Gotta say that so far I’m impressed with the car except the vibration at 75mph. My main problem though is that today while driving at around 70mph the car started to shake and continued to do so while I slowed down on...
  11. Quiet cars vs guide dogs for the blind

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hi I just went to a guide dogs for the blind presentation and one thing they are campaigning for is making electric car manufacturers aware of the issue of sound being a key aspect of safety for blind people who rely on hearing cars to know they are there, do you think most car owners would mind...
  12. Big BMW recall over stalling cars

    General BMW Discussions
    BMW recalls 300,000 cars that risk stalling completely - BBC News
  13. bmw finance for approved used cars...

    General BMW Discussions
    hello. i want to buy either an M2 or an M4 - first time i'm ever buying a car over £6k in my life. i want to put down about 10k deposit and pay the rest over 4 years, budget of 35k but really i would stretch to 37k for an M2. as i was dithering about, all the finance deals on the bmw website...
  14. Cars for Parts from TMS Motorsport

    TMS Motorsport
    Hi All, We are quite well known for parts for Nissan, but did you know about all the other cars we dismantle for spares ? We dismantle 1 to 2 cars a week, so there will always be new parts coming up. Get in touch to see how we can help TMS Motorsport - All Contact info For Example Mini...
  15. Anyone had any luck retrieving a cars service history from BMW

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Folks. I picked up a very well priced 535d E60 last night. Before i purchased, the seller claimed the car did have a full history up to his ownership but the history was misplaced. Naturally i thought 'yeah right', but rang my local BMW dealer who said they could see history for it but not...
  16. Best cars for investment

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hey all, I’m currently considering scratching an itch and buying a 996 911 turbo. As a plus I reckon they have potential to increase in value over the coming years. I like the 996 shape and currently own a C4S which doesn’t cover more than a few thousand miles a year but is used all year round...
  17. Bavarian Retro Cars Hamilton / Boyd Beattie - Scammers

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Guys Anyone had any dealings with these guys- especially Boyd Beattie? This is more of a warning to anyone thinking of doing business with these muppets. I found these guys on the Internet as they are supposed to be oldschool BMW specialists. Dropped them an email wanting some advice and...
  18. Looking at a 2012 325i with 174,000 miles. What are the common problems on these cars?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, as the title states I'm looking at buying an absolute top spec 325i on a 2012 plate with a full BMW Service history BUT it has 174,000 miles on the clock. Am I insane? Or am I worrying too much? I'd love some advice as this would be my first BMW if I bought it. Thank you!:hihi
  19. Are all M140i cars the "buz"ness

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I bought mine new last August and have only done 3500 miles, mainly because I mostly ride my motorbikes. Since new, there has been a pronounced buz or resonance on engine start and which occurs at about 1000rpm. It sounds exactly as you would imagine coming from a loose heat shield on the...
  20. HELP !! BMW main dealer cannot fix my cars problem

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hello everyone I'm really hoping someone can help :- Every morning when i went to unlock my car it the windows would go up and down continually for about 2 minutes, only up and down by about an inch, the same distance the window goes down on a coupe when you open the door. I would then get in...