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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    smoke when accelerating hard no smoke on start up no loss of power I have recently serviced the car 200 miles ago checked the crank case breather its got the newer type without the loo roll filter The previous owner de catted the car is this normal to have this smoke thanks
  2. BFuk Open Topic
    the squeeze is starting on the derv owners and I foresee it only getting harder in the future as other councils jump on the band waggon £20 fine for leaving diesel engine running: On the spot fines for drivers in move to cut pollution | Mail Online
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Has any one done this?? I was doing some reading on another forum about putting 2 stroke oil in with your derv fuel, its a comman thing apparently. Well i decided to fill up over the weekend and put 1.5lt of 2 stroke mixed in with my fuel. After leaving the car running for 20/30 mins and then...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Which type of BMW engine is the butchest, Derv or Petrol I'd say Petrol, especially when in a M powered BMW Diesel is for reps really :thumbsup
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, basically running the 520i is starting to get expensive, what with fuel prices and tax always going up. What spoilt it is running a mates 1.4 tdci fusion, 60mpg and £30 a year tax lol. Before i start seriously looking, i'd like to hear some experiences and advice if possible. I'd be...
  6. BFuk Open Topic
    THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE Take–n–Play diesel works play set £29.99 LINK Introducing Thomas the Tank Engine's diesel works playset. Including Diesel 10, this set is the new location in the tentpole and its where all of the Diesel engines get repaired :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl...
  7. BFuk Open Topic
    Now my Dad is thinking of doing some chauffering on the weekends to top up his bank balance, as - as per most we are feeling the pinch. My question is what sort of cars should we consider? Please bear in mind the purchase of the said vehicle would be funded via the sale of my e39 :frown I had...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Take a look at this guys.. Many envious viewers.
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    hi folks new to the site, recently sold my evo 5 and bought a 525m sport, loving the car so far but as it happens im finding a few wee faults that the previous owner didnt tell me about... my pdc hasnt worked since i purchased the car.. the car emmits a long beep when reverse is engaged and...
  10. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    when did they first get fitted? is it likely that my 2005 model (M47Engine) has one? Thanks Ian