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  1. Service cost question

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I had my E92 325i serviced and MOT’d today. The garage I use is an independent bmw specialist who I have been going to since I bought the car two years ago. They did my fuel injectors last year and were very efficient with diagnostics and fixing the problem. They seem to be very thorough and...
  2. Low cost aftermarket alloys

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi guys, I’ve been looking at aftermarket alloys lately and I’ve been on the fence because I’m not sure if they are any good. They certainly look the part but at £500-£800 for a set of 4 I worry about their weights and strength compared to OEM. These are the sort of wheels I’m looking at...
  3. Cost of Tracker vs Insurance reduction?

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hi fellow owners. My insurance is due in a few weeks, so just looking at getting quotes. I have been with Adrian Flux since i bought the car 7 years ago. I know that Performance Direct are very competitive and AF have price match before when the premiums started to creep up. Not had my renewal...
  4. 2003 E46 318ci - Cost of parts and repair - query

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I'm south-east London based and I've recently bought a BMW 318ci and after taking it to the mechanics for a vehicle check, they told me that it has the following problems: - Oil leak from rocker cover - Variable timing sensor and breather need replacing - nearside front right tyre...
  5. Expected e92 330i purchase cost

    General BMW Discussions
    Evening guys. New here. I'm after an e92 330i. idrive is a must for me and below 80k mileage with red interior. I'd also prefer an LCI version. I have about 10k to spend and was wondering whether this is realistic budget. Ive spotted this. What are your thoughts...
  6. Cost of brakes f30 320d

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all. First time here. I drive a BMW 320d which needs the front brake disks and pads replacing and the rear pads replacing. If I look for the parts online (Pagid/Textar) they come to around £330 with sensors. However after calling a couple of reputable indy garages in Leicester they are...
  7. Most cost effective way for oil change on 335i Auto gearbox?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Could anyone help me on the most cost effective way for oil change on 335i Auto gearbox? Mines on 71k and becoming snatchy and holding onto the gears longer than expected etc. Its been in for a few jobs but put the oil change off as it was going to be £500 using bmw parts and independent garage...
  8. Drive shaft replacement cost?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Passed mot yesterday with no advisories. But was told that i should replace the drive shaft (said it wasnt a fail on mot). Actually more ore less knew cause i always have metallic clunk changing gears and wobble on higher speeds. Asked the guy if it was an expensive repair and he said yeah. You...
  9. Z4 2.5 si rattling noise when idle

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi guys, Yesterday I noticed that when the engine is idle there is a rattling noise coming out of the bonnet. As soon as I press the clutch it might keep doing it, but when I release the clutch with the first gear and the car starts moving the rattling disappear. I didn't noice any sliding when...
  10. E91 320d 'clutch rattle' DMF? Cost? Garage near Plymouth?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have a 320d tourer with 130,000 miles on the clock. There is a rattle when you put your foot on the clutch. This is recent and has got worse in the last few thousand miles. Also the clutch maybe drags a bit, sometimes need a bit of force to get in reverse from a cold start. I know BMW are...
  11. Cost for E92 rear shock and active cruise sensor?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Looking for my first BMW (E92) and am going to see a 335d. The seller says it needs a new rear shock (from the last service - he says it doesn’t show in day to day driving but will fail the MOT) and a new active cruise sensor, due to impact damage. He says BMW have estimated £135 plus...
  12. MOT Failure - Cost to Put it right

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, I have a 2005 320D E90. Just gave it for MOT and failed on 4 things as below. 1) Nearside front shock absorber has a serious fluid leak(2.7.3) 2) Offside front shock absorber has a serious fluid leak(2.7.3) 3) Offsidefront suspension arm ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so...
  13. Muffler delete cost?

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi im looking for a reasonable price exhaust garage who could do a muffler exhaust and replace with straight pipe for my 535d 2005? Sent from my EVA-L19 using Tapatalk
  14. Cost estimate for replacement of Adaptive LED headlight F10

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Mine got cracked in a collision and looks like it needs to be replaced. Its still working but the cover is cracked and letting water in from the rains. I've had a light fault show up now and then. How much would it cost to get one replaced?
  15. Slave Cylinder Supply and Fit Cost?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Think its gone on the wife's car (E90 318i 2009) Any idea on the cost of a supply and fit by a local indie?
  16. Cost of total loss insurance?

    Car Insurance Discussion
    Hi all, I have written off and retained my BMW 330i M sport and intend to fix it for continued use. I am concerned about renewal once my current policy runs out next year. I will speak to my insurer, 1st Central, tomorrow and see if they can answer some questions. How difficult is it to obtain...
  17. cost of supply and fit new hood

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi I'm looking for somewhere near Newcastle that can supply and fit a new roof for my 2008 650i. Anybody have any idea how much it might cost? cheers. Nick
  18. E90 lci 2008 auto Cost of transmission oil change

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi, can anybody help me please with a recommendation regarding automatic transmission oil change for a 320d LCI,2008. Is it worth doing it (just under 92k,assumed never changed) and if so is it other element required beside oil and tray? I was quoted just over £530 ( by a good independent...
  19. 330ci water pump replacement cost?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I think my water pump is almost done, anyone know how much they usually charge for a replacement. Not on the bmw Thanks :thumbsup
  20. BMW 335D - XDrive New cost

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Looking at a pre registered BMW 335D X-Drive with quite a few options. BMW Professional Plus Media Package / 19" M Double Spoke Style 442 M Alloy Wheels / M Sport Plus Package / Heated Front Seats / Apple CarPlay Preparation / Brushed Aluminium Interior Trim with Black Accents. Cost £31k My...