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  1. [e46 vert] LHD/RHD seat compatibility

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi mates i've lurked in here for months but now it's time to do outing :-) here's my question (and you RHD guys probably are the more indicated to solve this riddle) I've found a set of seat from a RHD Vert M3, driver's side (RHD) is quite worn but i don't care as my driver seat (LHD 323cic)...
  2. 2007 E90 318d- gearbox compatibility

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi all, been all over the site and can find no answers to my query; so here goes ....My son's 2007 e90 318d 6 speed manual (start/stop) gearbox has gone west and he now needs a replacement one, I have been looking all over the place to find one and was wondering if a gearbox from say the e90...
  3. Engine swap and compatibility

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi, I'm considering doing an engine swap on my 318ci, it needs the head done and to save time and effort I'm just considering getting another engine to simply drop in, preferably the 2.5 or 3.0. What I need to know is if I get the engine, will the gearbox from my 318ci match up with say the...
  4. 535d auto box compatibility

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, does anyone know if the e60 pre lci box is compatible with the lci box and vice versa? Also does it need to be programmed to the car or is it plus and play? Thanks Sent from my SM-G925F using Tapatalk
  5. engine swap compatibility

    BMW Engine Conversions
    I have a 2010 525D touring. Guess what - the timing chain broke or maybe the sprocket stripped - crank goes round on the starter but the cams don't move. Engine is, of course, be very badly damaged. I'm looking to replace the engine with one from a breaker (with new timing chain etc). My engine...
  6. Ipod Classic compatibility

    The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hey all. I went to see my 430d xDrive today, and plugged in my iPod classic with the Apple USB cable. The iDrive hung up on the "loading" screen. Ive tried searching but can not find a definitive answer as to whether my iPod classic is compatible with the car. Can anyone help with whats...
  7. E60 530D M Sport suspension leaking, damper compatibility question

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Slight knocking has gotten a little more pronounced so whipped the front driverside wheel off and had a look, def signs of weeping on the strut so looking like time to replace both fronts. Are all e60 dampers the same with only the msport springs being 15mm lower or are the dampers different...
  8. 3 series saloon roof bar compatibility

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi, just wanted to share the info I have on roof bars. I apologise if it's already on here but I couldn't find it. I recently purchased a 06 e90 and wanted a set of bars to get my bike up there. After constantly being outbid on second-hand specific BMW e90 bars, I came across a really cheap used...
  9. E38 Coilover compatibility 740d vs 735/740i

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Guys, Really at a loss with this one and have hunted around the depths of the internet for answers but still nothing conclusive....So I've found a set of fairly sensibly priced coilovers made by XYZ and sold by a very popular car parts of the Euro variety...not sure what this sites rules are...
  10. 2004 645Ci - Headlight compatibility with LCI?

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Morning folks, Very quick question for you, are the pre-LCI and LCI headlight units interchangeable? Referring to non-dynamic for non-dynamic.
  11. Replacement sat nav display screen compatibility

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, The backlight on my sat nav display has failed. The unit seems to be functioning fine apart from this. I see that there are multiple replacement screens available on eBay but even though they look the same as my one, the numbers on the ident stickers are different. Would any of you guys be...
  12. Wheel compatibility 320 e92 Msport.

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi all. I'm pretty new to this and only had my car for a month so finding out about the good and not so good bits and bats. I have a 2007 320 e92 msport which currently sits on 19" mv4 wheels and run flats. Having read previous posts, there are definite issues with both the wheel size and harsh...
  13. E39 530d Webasto Aux Heater Replacement/ Compatibility

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. I have the KBUS problems (suspension light on, no dash indicators/ click, no high beam on dash, no clock, CD changer not working etc etc). Unplugged my Webasto and all is normal. So i'm looking at options to replace it with a second hand one plus get my PCB repaired. Does anyone know...
  14. C110 compatibility?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, I have a 1996 e39 528i and I fancy getting a c110 code reader but my query is, is it going to read my car? The car only has the round connector under the bonnet and definitely no rectangular obdll near the coin tray. Most of the c110 units only have the rectangular obdll plug...
  15. 2011 318d gearbox compatibility

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone I am looking for a 2nd hand manual gearbox for the above car, according to realoem there seems to have been alot of superseded part numbers for it. Will any 318d/118d gearbox fit? There is quite a few on ebay for a few hundred pounds.... I'm wondering if they might have slight...
  16. 2000 e46 318i - E36 Exhaust Compatibility Question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Once upon a time when I had a 1995 e36 316i, I bought a second hand Scorpion Exhaust to fit an e36 316i/318i. I never got it fitted, but I'm pretty sure it's still lying around at home. Anyone know if there's a chance it'll fit, or if there's a way I can make it work? When I searched, I saw...
  17. Seat compatibility between E46/E60/E63?

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Bit of a long shot, but does anyone know if the physical mounting points for the seats in the E63 are the same as the E60 and the E46? I'm going to change the standard seats in mine for something different, and want to move away from OEM stuff (so no Z4M seats etc). I need to convert from the...
  18. BMW e36 instrument cluster compatibility

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    after trying to fit white faces to my factory instrument cluster the speedo has stopped working, i've found plenty on ebay for an e36 (with the same markings) but none seem to be from a 328 the same as mine. Will any e36 dials fit & work or do i have to get certain ones i've seen some from a...
  19. E36/46 sensor compatibility

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi all, Thanks for reading my 2nd post! I have a 99 E46 and I've fitted a R32 RB20DET, I'm now putting in an E36 M3 instrument cluster as the different engine rev's higher than the old M52 and the ECU for it doesn't support CANBUS. I have got the E36 cluster to take the tach signal from the...
  20. E39 propshaft compatibility / interchangabiliy - do all models share the same unit?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Is the propshaft a shared item across E39s? I have the dreaded click, click, click and a thorough search of the ńet suggests that itś the CV joint at the end of the propshaft. So I need to get a replacement. I have looked on Ebay and they all look the same (despite differing part numbers) and...