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  1. E92 N52 Correct timing vanos values and pinging

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone. I'm having problem with my engine between 1.5 and 2k rpm on load you can hear light rattle like diesel sound i found it calls pinging in English but i call it fuel igniting to early :D So i think its related to engine timing/vanos . I tried 99 octane petrol but problem is still...
  2. Correct tyre size 120D M-Sport

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, I have just bought a 2014 120d m-sport on which the tyres are in need of replacement. It presently has 225/45/18 fitted all round. I'm not sure this is the correct size but can't seem to get a definitive answer looking around the web. Is anybody able to confirm the correct tyre sizes for...
  3. E91 2006 correct front spring?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hey guys so I was just about to leave my house reversed for about 1m or so and sharp spring snap noise changed my plans... so several days later I get my order from carparts4less finally today replaced it along with new shock absorber poped wheel back on, lowered car and surprise surprise new...
  4. 2009 E91 Bluetooth retro fit - help needed identifying correct parts

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I have a 2009 E91 touring that didn't come with Bluetooth, but does have the professional stereo. I'd like to retrofit Bluetooth to the car as my current hands free is ok but clunky and generally pants, plus whilst it does audio streaming the quality is rubbish . I understand the BMW...
  5. Correct trolly jack points on a E64

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi My new wheels will arrive in a few days i was wondering the correct place to jack the car up with a trolly jack as i dont want to damage anything thanks in advance Mark
  6. F11 - Imported contacts from phone but aren't correct

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, I picked up a new (to me) F11 530D M (61 reg) Sport at the weekend, and the BMW salesman paired my iPhone to the car. It has successfully uploaded all my contacts from my phone (which are in there as Google contacts linked to my Gmail account), which work fine from a phone numbers point...
  7. E93 Correct Y cable for iPhone5s

    The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hi folks I have a 325d coupe 11 plate with professional radio. It has the USB and 3.5mm jack in the armrest. I successfully tried a friends OE Y cable in it with his i device (pre -lightning cable might have been an iPhone 4 or iPod touch ) and it worked great (despite Sytner telling me...
  8. Which Is The Correct Coil?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I need to buy coil pack for my 2003 (facelift) BMW 330Ci. I have seen that there are 2 types of connector at the top of each one. Some have a flat connector and some have the slightly rounded triangular connector. There are sites that say both will fit, but that's obviously not the case...
  9. 2007 120i M-Sport auto correct oil grade

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi Can anyone tell me what the correct grade of oil is recommended for the engine in my 2007 (57 reg) 120i ??? Just bought it & want to change the oil & filter so I know for sure it has the correct oil in it Thanks Mark
  10. Considering buying DIS / INPA kit. but 2 different versions? please help so i can choose correct one

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey guys, ive been recommended to invest in a DIS / INPA setup for my laptop. My car is a September 2007 BMW e60 530d LCI One kit is cheaper and says its compatible from 1997 - 2007 Then the second kit does right up to the latest BMW's and is a K+D-CAN kit. Which one do i need? the D-can kit...
  11. Reverse Parking Sensors / Self diagnosis and the correct tools

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I currently have a 2002 318i saloon, the reverse parking sensors give off the 5 second warning when selecting reverse gear. I have replaced two sensors that weren't clicking and I still get the same warning noise despite the fact that all the sensors are now clicking. I have had a...
  12. E46 320d Correct Engine Mount

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Morning all. I want to replace the engine mounts on my E46 320d. Is there a difference between the right hand mount for a manual car vs automatic transmission, or are they the same for this side? I believe the left hand mount differs according to the type of gearbox on the car. Thanks.
  13. 2003 E46 320D How to do correct timing?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys so i had my car in a garage and they kinda stripped my engine for me , and seeing as they weren't going to fix the car i requested it back now they removed everything from the head etc, i was looking on the webs for a workshop manual and failed to find one anyone here please help me...
  14. Correct bulbs for dash cluster, 94 M3?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I'm in need of a new check engine bulb unfortunately. Not by chance either in my opinion.... Anyhow, Real OEM lists three different possibilities for this; a 1.2w, 1.5w and one that's a W3W but no other info supplied. Does anybody know which would be correct? The dealer I rang hadn't got a clue...
  15. 330 ci 2002- correct oil reading.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, Quick question, I check my oil reading at cold engine temp and its reads on the minimum, then il go for a drive and get the engine to operating temperature then leave it off for 5mins. Reading the dipstick after it reads near the max. is this normal? many thanks Zak
  16. Correct Badging.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I've just purchased a 535 M Sport from a dealer in Bristol. A couple of photos: It really is a stunning car to drive, and is in superb condition too. One thing is that it's been "de-badged" something that I'd like to correct. Can anyone let me know the right badging that would have...
  17. trouble finding the correct turbo for my car

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    the turbo has finally given up on my 320d so i used real oem and it gives me two part numbers one with a s167a=yes and one with s167a=no i have no idea what these mean and the car is already at a garage so i cant check how the engine bay looks,i am supplying the parts myself so i need to make...
  18. e46 330d - correct tyres size?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi, Recently purchased the above, it has 205/50r17's all-round at the moment, are these the correct size for the wheels? It has two ditch finders on the rear at the moment which already has given it a twitchy back end so looking to replace these. Should I stick to the above size or look to...
  19. Trying to identify correct alternator amperage - 2003 E46 318i N42B20A, UK

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, First off, I have tried searching the forums to find an answer for this but couldn't find owt. If it does exist and I've missed it, I apologise! :frown With that said... it looks like the alternator's died on my car (last 7 of the S/N: KJ88870) and I'm having a pig of a time trying to...
  20. 1998 840 4.4l Correct spec for replacement batteries?

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    What are the correct specs for a pair of replacement batteries? mine are flat as they come so need replacing. i would just buy a matching spec fo the ones fitted but they dont match each other so i dont know if i have one correct, or none correct at the moment!! thanks for your help