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  1. 2003 - 2005 E46 320D Dashboard curious

    General BMW Discussions
    hey all, im new here and well forums in general and i also do not currently own one yet but i am going to be getting an e46 320d nearer the end of this year and have had a few ideas of how i can make it my own and i had the idea of (if it would work) putting the newer interior(mainly dash-center...
  2. Curious creatures BBC two week nights six, thirty

    BFuk Open Topic The show is a quiz show about animals, and they mentioned this place in the Isle of Wight
  3. 2003 318i N42 Camshaft errors and curious problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I have a BMW E46 318i from 2003 with an N42 engine. I replaced the timing chain, guides, tensioner and the crankshaft sensor last summer, but since then I had an P0341 which has always come back at the next engine start after deleting. The car drove OK until now and I did not really...
  4. What are you guys like? I'm a little curious :-)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, Just generally want to know what you guys are like with your bimmers/as a car enthusiast. Came back from garage for a check up on all parts related to suspension i.e. arms, bushes and links and all seemed tight and solid. We were having a laugh and the owner indirectly says im obsessed...
  5. A little curious rather than suspicious about the timing chain noise i have.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello guys. I've heard and read a lot about timing chain issues and one of the noticeable symptoms is the ticking noise. But how noticeable and what kind of noise is it? I have the M57N2 engine. When i take the engine cover off, i can hear a chain type noise but its not loud and annoying. Its...
  6. Curious E39 climate control behaviour

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys.. DOes anybody know why when the climate control is switched off.... if you press auto to switch it back on again it has lost its previous temp settings.. when I turned it off my drivers side was set at 18 degrees c...but when the system came back on it was 21.5... it's not major it...
  7. just curious rather than a problem

    Auto Electrical Forum
    fitting a towbar today to an x5 2003 was fixing one of the bolts on left hand rear side behind the wiring loom in boot when i heard a click and all the electric windows went down was curious if their is a switch in their or can it be a fault in the wiring i disturbed am new to x5 s thanks
  8. 2005 E61 curious knock in engine bay, any ideas

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    As the title suggests, I have a curious knock, it sounds like a drop link type knock but it is seems to come from just behind the dash (high up in the engine bay) and only happens when the engine bay is hot, you never hear it when the car is cold. Not only that it only happens at low speeds...
  9. 2002 E46 316ti Compact - Trying the following interior & was curious what the community thinks?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    1) I have got the two tone interior, black top dash and grey lower with the grey leather armrest. I am putting on the Silver Brushed Aluminium: Driver & Passenger door handle trims Long trim above glovebox Tape\CD top surround trim Gearbox trim Headlights trim Now I have a full Carbon Fibre...
  10. Curious about previous MOTs

    General BMW Discussions Not sure if this is common knowledge...certainly was a new one for me! Looks like you can check up on previous MOTs for your current car and/or intended purchase. Haven't tried it out as yet as I'm at work but thought...
  11. 2000 E46 318Ci curious SRS issue / light on

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, as an ongoing quest to rid my BM of its little niggles, the next on the list was the red airbag light. The first place I looked was under the passenger seat. Not only was the passenger seatbelt tensioner unplugged but the wire has been cut & two wires taped up (blue with red trace & Blue...
  12. Just being Curious - E36 M3 Convertible

    General BMW Discussions
    I'm just being curious and the story has a little sentimental value. Back in 1995 my brother bought a brand new E36 M3 Convertible, it was silver with full nappa leather and in a color that BMW called silver also, so it was silver with silver lol. The car had the front lip spoiler, Schnitzer...
  13. 1997 E36 323i auto coupe curious about a light type thing on clocks

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    wunder if anyone could shed some light on this as its got me puzzled. on the speed side at the very end after the 140mph and the couple of lines there looks to be a led its slightly browny orange its never lit up im just curious what exactly it is as theres none on the rev side