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  1. E66 Jap Spec Navigation Conversion

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Recently purchased a 03/2005 760Li import that came from japan. Navigation system obviously thinks i'm in Japan. Radio doesn't work because its on a Japanese frequency. Voice activation only speaks Japanese. And TV does work, i know i would need to upgrade to a digital antenna, but i'm not...
  2. Pre lci e90 dab conversion

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I want to convert my 55 plate e90 to dab radio. The car has the most basic stereo as there are no tweeters behind the door mirrors but it does have ccc I drive. I've found this kit but am not completely sure if it's compatible? Apparently it is as long as I have the business professional head...
  3. E36 M52 conversion no charging

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I've recently carried out a M44 to M52 conversion on my E36 coupe, its gone fairly well until now, I don't seem to be getting any charge from the alternator to the battery, at first I assumed it was the alternator to put a new one in still not charging. the battery in the boot is only showing...
  4. E38 diesel conversion.

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello. For some time I have had a dream, I call it the E38 dream. The dream is a late E38 M Sport with the engine from an E39 530d. I have recently purchased a nice dark blue 2001 ‘51’ plate 728i M Sport with black leather and a 2001 ‘51’ plate 530d. Production age is only 2 months apart...
  5. Problem with Catalyst Conversion

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, can you help me please? I have a problem with Catalyst Conversion. The diagnostic error codes are p420 & p430. My questions are about oxygen sensors. Can you help me with this screenshot with live data of oxygen sensor? Are oxygen sensors damaged or not? Oxygen sensor replacement is...
  6. E36 323 to 328 conversion ECU query

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi there, this is my first post so excuse me if I am doing this incorrectly. I recently swapped out my e36 drift car 323i engine for a 2.8 using the 2.8 loom and have a few queries. The new engine came with with a loom and ECU. I was told the engine was originally from an e39 528 but I'm not...
  7. Lci rear conversion

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Could anybody help I have converted my rear lights to lci and brought the harnesses ive coded everything but only 1 brake light is working per side where their is 2 brake bulbs Ive read that pins 4 and 5 need to be connected but I have only got 4 pins any help much appreciated
  8. E39 996 Rear Brake Conversion for Touring.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Anyone that's done the 996 rear brake conversion on an E39 touring, can you confirm if the adapters are the same from an E46 to E39? Or where they bought the adapters from? Seen a set on addiction Motorsports but not able to see/visualise the difference for a touring. Cheers.
  9. Manual conversion

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey everyone, Just looking to get a feel for the average cost for a manual conversion for a 6 cyl E36. Either a ZF or 220. They are pretty scarce here and looking to ship a couple over. Is eBay pricing about right or are they higher than what you can expect to find on the forums? Cheers...
  10. Diesel Conversion

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, as well as my 2013 520d, I own 3 Rover P6 V8s. My father in law had carried out a lot of work on his one prior to his death. As I had two many cars at the time I gave the car to someone else with the promise it would be put back on the road, which it was briefly until it was raided for...
  11. BMW e63 m6 brake conversion for LCI e63

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Anyone with information about this conversion? Its bolt on mod on 645ci Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
  12. E34 V8 conversion

    BMW Engine Conversions
    I have a 1995 E34 520 24v auto. I have the opportunity of a 3.5 V8. Is this a tricky conversion. Will my 2litre auto box and rear end fit or am i better changing those also?.
  13. E39 Dual mass to single flywheel and clutch conversion

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Just wondering if anyone has experience changing from dual to single mass flywheel on E39. Will I notice a driving difference or is it much the same? Wouldn't want to lose much doing the conversion, but it's significantly cheaper so for me kinda hard to avoid just now.
  14. E46 318ti compact 328 or 330 conversion

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi im new to the forum. Currently i own a 320d daily workhorse but have recently got a 2001 e46 318ti compact. Ive never been a compact fan always thought they were hairdressers car or girls bm but after driving the wee car i liked it and impulse bought it but i want to upgrade it. I can do all...
  15. E39 transmission conversion

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Im looking for a doner car to change my 2002 530i auto to manual. A few questions for those who have done this. If I may. Are the gearboxes used in all manual e39s the same ? Could i buy a 520i ? Does the doner car need to be post facelift for the electrical side of things ? Could i use a...
  16. Instrument cluster LED conversion?

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Just wondered if anyone’s considered changing the old filament bulbs in the instrument cluster for LEDs? I’ve always thought the E31s illumination - especially on the clocks - was very poor, and yes I do have the dial turned up! I need to take the cluster out soon to reseat a troublesome right...
  17. bmw x5 f15 commercial conversion airbag help?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hi i have a 2015 x5 f15 it was a passenger vehicle now converted to commercial so all rear seats removed, so i have airbag faults for airbags and pretensioners is there some way of coding this to say its now commercial or removing rear seat recognition customer spoke to bmw tech who said to...
  18. E36 325 auto - manual conversion

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all. I want to covert my 325 to manual and I was wondering if anyone had a list/link to which gearboxes will fit without major modifications. Thanks.
  19. E30 Electric to manual roof conversion

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Is anyone breaking an e30 convertible. Need the parts for the horse shoe release mechanism. Any help gratefully received.
  20. 2012 X5M 4.4 Auction & LPG conversion

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi guys, I require some help and advice please. Forgive me if this is not correct place to post. I have no experience with cars, but I have some contacts who work in garages and can get engines/parts etc back in my country. I am looking at buying this 2012 BMW X5M - 140k miles on clock...
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