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  1. AGA Valve stem seal changing tool - for sale

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi Guys, A year ago i bought the AGA tool for changing the valve stem seals on my 645, worked a treat and saved me £,000's on garage costs (BMW now quote over £5000). A year later all is great, no smoke etc etc So no longer need the tool. All parts there, hardly used, in plastic case with...
  2. 635d. Changing to non run flats

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I have decided to change from run flats to non run flats. It is currently on Pirelli p zeros which have been good but don't last long. Any one got suggestions of a tyre to change too that they have had good experience with. I drive swift and would like something with reasonable wear and quiet...
  3. Changing 2013 525se touring wheels

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I'm thinking about changing the standard 17 inch rims on my 525d se touring auto for the equivalent m-sport bigger rims both for looks and future resale value. I'm wondering whether there's anything else I should be considering in terms of suspension, drive train etc etc.?
  4. E46 compact changing front indicator

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I've got a new indicator for my 325ti but no idea how to get the old one off. Can I access it from the engine bay?
  5. 2009 Z4 E89 Changing Alloys.

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi Guys/Gals. I have just purchased a 2009 Z4 E89. and would like to fit F30 M Sport alloys with run flats. Will they fit straight on or do I need to fit spacers? Any help is appreciated. Cheers
  6. Changing Headlights

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a 2002 (Nov 2001) E46 Convertible. I need to change my headlights as my car is a RHD, need to switch to LHD headlights. My turn signals are the screw in type. Is it possible to change my headlights and turn signals to the clip in type turn signals? or must I stick with the screw in type...
  7. M43 - A brass piece fell out when changing water pump - what is it?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. Were about to change my water pump on the winter car. When I did so a brass piece and som plastics plus an o-ring fell out. It seems like the piece is situated upwards in image 1. Anyone who know what it is? Can I skip to put it back? If not - how do I get it back (it seems...
  8. Worth changing gearbox and diff oil? 320D

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    My 320d has a service coming up and along with the usual. Iit's getting a new tensioner BUT I was also considering changing the gear box and diff oil. I've not had any issues with the gear box but the car is now 11 years old and has passed 217K miles, it seems when I talk to mechanics they...
  9. 2012 F30 330D MSPORT - Changing to non runflats

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    So i got a major puncture today, and all tyres are showing signs of getting to end of life so thought i would look at swapping to non runflat.s I was just going to get the same tyre (bridgestone potenza s001s in non runflat) but then thought id check out the Michellin PSS that i had on previous...
  10. Changing rear pads on F07

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I want to change the brake pads all round on the GT. the previous owner had Delphi ones fitted and to say the brakes are woeful is a compliment ? My question is two fold. Firstly, do I need software to wind back the rear calipers? Secondly, if so, which one is recommended? I have DIS v57 from...
  11. Just how difficult is changing a front brake calliper (if your a noob)?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My lovely E46 has turned in to a money pit the last 8 months, with literally something going wrong every month and i'm running out of cash to throw at it. This month its the turn of the front driver side brake caliper (actually the 2 front Harmon Kardon mid ranges also disintegrated and...
  12. 2006 118d ABS Warning Light Intermittent after changing sensor

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, Thanks in advance for any replies! I had the ABS warning lights (and the other usuals that go with it) permanently on the dashboard of my 2006 118d. Different story but I had someone go in to the back of me at a roundabout and whilst BMW were doing the body repairs I asked them about the...
  13. BMW E60 535D 2005 not changing gear in steptronic

    BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi, This is my first time so here goes, My BMW e60 2005 535d - Just had a brand new mechatronic unit, new torque converter and complete gearbox rebuild and Mechatronic unit coded to the car? - Car was fantastic then today i tried to put it into steptronic (manual), The lever moved over and light...
  14. Changing map colour

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, got my car last week, been playing with all the settings etc & now my map on the sat nav is a grey/blue colour instead of the coloured map when I bought it. Been through the settings & cant get it back. Any ideas? It's a f20 1 series 2015
  15. 2002 E46 320D. Changing VIN in car modules

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    So I've connected my quite recently bought 2002 e46 320d to pc via k+dcan usb cable and using ISTA/D i saw, that the ecu's VIN does not match the chassis' VIN, in addition, of course, the production date is incorrect and it says it is right hand drive (should be left hand). The ecu or probably...
  16. keeping the power when changing the battery using a jump starter pack

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I want to change my battery on my Z4 e89, to save the settings from being reset can I connect a jump starter pack, this in theory keep the power on while changing my battery. Has any tried doing this? Ihave one of these: Phaze 4-in-1 Jump Starter The*Phaze 4-in-1 Jump Starter*is suitable for...
  17. Need help changing battery for 08 plate 5 series

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I've got a 525i 08 plate BMW. I need to have the battery changed. I've been told by the garage it will cost £220 - that much because I need to install an AGM battery + re-code into the car. I can't find a price that would make it worth trying to fit myself. BUT, if I could get the battery...
  18. Changing from new 4 series to old 3 series

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there. Recently been stung with the PcP finance on my 4 series. Finally seen sense and now wanting to buy a 3 series touring. I'm hardly doing 10k miles a year so I'm torn between a petrol or diesel. Looking at spending no more than 5k and hoping to get a car under 70k miles. Would like...
  19. Advice on changing thermostat...

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Noticed today on a longer drive that the coolant temperature is only getting to about 1/5 of the way across the gauge and the heater isn't putting out what you'd call hot air. I'm guessing thermostat unless anyone thinks it could be something else? I've tried using search function but can't find...
  20. Some sort of misfire after changing pulleys

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Today I have replaced idler and tensioner pulleys. Given it was my first DIY it went reasonably smooth. Job completed in about 2 hours. When I started the car from cold it seemed to be misfiring and rpm was at about 900 as opposed to the usual 1100 when cold. After 20 seconds engine...
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