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  1. Difference of RTTI between CIC/NBT?

    The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hi all, What's the difference for RTTI between CIC and NBT? Also, if I pay for the RTTI feature for CIC, does traffic info only comes via TMC or does it come in via internet as well? Many thanks!
  2. How much difference does lowering make?

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Got my 2016 gran coupe 435d with adaptive suspension yesterday and while it's a lovely car I found it rather boring to drive when I took it out yesterday. There is no sense of speed. I've come from a remaped 2008 325d touring which feels much more connected and feels faster even though it's not...
  3. What a difference a new MAF makes (E90, 320D)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I was looking at getting this replaced for a while, symptoms were some rough idling when hot and I was evening thinking of buying the part and fitting it myself until I learned it would need adaptation. Anyway I paid a indy garage with a solid rep in Wigan and it's like the car is brand new...
  4. bmw 3281 E6 1997 - what is the difference and meaning of it being M52

    General BMW Discussions
    Thanks to a member i followed a link to a website to check out part numbers for suspension ... Up until my car overheated and ended up at another mechanic (which turned out to be a good thing for me !) i never realized, as it came up on their paper work that it is an M52 What does M52 mean and...
  5. Difference between these two types of dpf

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Does anybody know what the difference is between the two different types of DPF that are fitted to the e90s and why there are two different ones? Seems that two different types are found on early e90s with the same engine code
  6. SE or Sport? What's the difference?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone, I'm new to BMWs and due to order a new company car. I'll be getting the 330 petrol hybrid but I'm not clear on whether to get the SE or Sport (not M Sport) model. As far as I can see the difference is some gloss paint on the Sport model, sports seats in the front and some red...
  7. Can any guru tell me please the difference in ...

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Performance figures between the 2010 BMW 320D efficient dynamics 163 bhp and the M sport 184 bhp. looked long and hard on the web and found nothing. The road tax is something like £10 pa for the 163 but £110 for my 184 M sport. Just cant see what performance on the extra 18 bhp etc does...
  8. E91 - Difference between vehicle Inspection and a vehicle Check?

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi everybody I have a French registered LHD 2008 E91 335d. Can any kind member of the forum clarify the difference between a vehicle inspection and a vehicle check? The car computer tells me that the inspection is due next month but that check is not due until 2020. Is an inspection likely...
  9. Switching to non run flats, much of a difference?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi Guys, i'm new to the forums. Just bought my first bmw 08 320d msport. Wanting to change to non run flats, can you reccomend a good tyre for daily use with decent wear Will i be comprising the ride quality and handling of the car by making the switch to non run flats Thanks Elijah
  10. Camshaft difference 320/6 - 323i (731 head)

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, I'm new here. I bought a 323i with a 731 head and not sure about what camshaft it has but should be of a 323i. The car had a vacuum (suction) on one of the exhaust (they are separate headers, 3 and 3). I had some time to remove the head to see what's wrong. I found that piston 6 had a dent...
  11. 19" alloy replacement - tyre size difference

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi everyone, hope this finds you all well. I was just wondering if anyone here might be able to advise me on whether I would cause any issues by swapping my front 19" alloy with a tyre size 235/35zr19 out for another 19" alloy with a tyre size 225/35zr19. My tyre is not a run flat whereas the...
  12. NOX sensor - LHD/RHD - any difference?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm hoping this is a really daft question, but I've just spent £300 on a brand new NOX sensor from Germany, and I've noticed that the part number on the continent seems to be 7 587 130 05 and UK seems to be 7 587 130 03 BMW doesn't even acknowledge the 03/05 as part of the code, but I was just...
  13. is there a difference between E9- and E6- Idrive CIC units

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All, Is there any difference (apart from programming) between the CIC in the E9+ series to the CIC in the E6+ series, in otherwords will one out of a E90 fit into an E60 cheers
  14. GUEST BLOG - Pinderwagen - Track Spec Golf with a Difference

    TMS Motorsport
    GUEST BLOG - Pinderwagen - Track Spec Golf with a Difference We are please to welcome Nigel as our Guest Blogger. His Golf is one with a serious difference, and laps the Nurburg Ring in under 8 minutes. For those of you who have been to the Nurburg Ring, you will have probably seen him...
  15. Difference between the 320D Sport and the M Sport

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, New here as i picked up a 320D Sport 2012 last week, lovely car and lovely drive. My main question is what is the difference between the Sport and the M sport apart from the badging? Also want to add things to the car to make it look nicer but not something it's not if you see what I...
  16. 2003 E46 320 Ci Window switches - difference?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have searched and searched but i cannot seem to find the correct answer. In the e46 coupe 320, are both the OS and the NS (driver and passenger side respectively) window switches the same part? On REALOEM they are two different parts (61316902175 OS) and (61316902178 NS) On ebay, i can find a...
  17. 2015 X1 2.0D Would some kind person tell me the difference between 2.0 and 2.5 (both 2 litre engines)?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have a 2.0D in my 2015 X1 which is fine but drove a 2.5X1 (I think same engine but significantly more powerful) and was blown away. Intrigued: what is the difference? if they are both twin turbo 2 litre engines is it simply engine mapping or has the more powerful one got bigger turbos etc...
  18. Suspension difference between SE and M

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, my dad is buying a new car and very interested by the 320i convertible, this would be a car from 2007-2009 so the E93 I think. Could anyone tell me what the difference between the suspension on the SE and the M is? I understand the M has stiffened suspension; how much firmer is the ride...
  19. Dpf removal. How much power difference

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Has anybody got an idea or proof of power gains removing this on 335D Thanks.
  20. What is the difference between these two dashboards?

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all, I'm looking at buying a 7 series (F01/F02 shape, 2012 onwards) and have found two different styles of dashboards. Apart from the obvious, can anybody tell me the difference between the two? Does one have any more features than the other?