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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi Guys New member Anybody use Warranty Direct for thier older cars ? If so any experience of claims ? Just pick up an 08 e93 320i 73k miles with fsh (partial bmw) tomorrow and wonder if it would be worthwhile covering it. Thank you for any help
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hids-Direct - bad experience with MTEC Angel Eyes I got Mtec Angel Eyes Ver4 from Hids-Direct for BMW E90 320D .. never again .. i open the box both of them scratched deep on the plastic side .. the side paint is off as well .. i send them e-mail and the answer was they scratch them by them...
  3. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi all, never had a map performed before but looking Into getting it done for Lower down Torque and Fuel economy. Which would be the better of the 2? ECU remap or a plug in for say Race chips? ECU map is £350 and plug in is £399. Much difference between the 2? Cheers
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Looking for some advice as im thinking to just lower the front end of my e90. Just looked at a pair of front 55mm lowering springs that had come off an 92 coupe and was thinking if its a direct fit onto my e90 saloon? Seen few people saying its direct but not 100% sure. If anyone can...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys I am a noob with with direct injection engine. I read that these direct injection engine can build up carbon at the intake manifold since no fuel is sprayed at the valves. Any tips to prevent or slow down these build up. Some people suggest Oil Catch Can. My car is a basic 2L N43...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Warranty - non payout :( Hi all, Just had a few difficult weeks with the E61 (530d m sport touring 55 plate) Admittedly I have had 4 years trouble free motoring in my car and since it only had 17k on it when I bought it, I continued to maintain its full bmw service history. I have pushed...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hopefully I'll be picking up an E92 in the next few days and I want to get warranty for it. It's under 60K so eligible for a BMW one. This seems like a no brainer. May as well go with BMW if I can right? However, talking to a few specialists I trust, they will only recommend BMW or WD. This...
  8. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've ordered the rear boot subwoofer unit with the 4" Nokia drivers for my E39 540i, and am thinking of buying the M-Audio 10" drivers that were an option on the M5 but they're really expensive so I was wondering if there are any comparable 10" subs that would fit in the unit? You'd think after...
  9. BMW Engine Conversions
    All, Need some advice/help on this issue. Can post full report if needed but I have this issue where a engineer diagnosed the issue as a "fatigue" and not a "sudden failure" in regards to my swirl flaps. I would hole heartedly sate that as I was driving down the road the car failed failed with...
  10. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi I need your help please. I have a e36 318is coupe. I have the basic crappy front bumper on (this one) Ive got, well im getting an m3 bumper (the bottom one in the pic below). but i need to know if it is a direct replacement because ive had a look under my car and my bumper is attached...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    now i know alot of you are going to tell me to do a search but i have done and havent found the exact answer i need, basically i'm doing a surprise engine transplant to my e30, alot more power, so i want to upgrade subframes arms diff brakes the whole shibang, do these parts fit directly or do i...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    My turbo has just failed, so my mechanic recommended a reconditioned turbo,. however i was wondering if i could get a cheap one off eBay, what turbo would fit the 320d (2005 facelift e46) without any problems ? maybe a 520d turbo ? or maybe a X5 turbo ? I was also considering a hybrid turbo...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    I was looking for some parts this morning and wanted genuine BMW stuff, the item I wanted was £135 from BMW Direct, I went back in at lunchtime to order and it was £26.95. Didn't take me long to add it to my basket, a quick trawl around found some other stuff I was looking for at absolutely...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, Just purchased X5 2004 3.0d Sport and love it. Most fun driving experience I can remember owning. Sorry if this seem a stupid question, but I only have owners handbook with the car and there is no reference to whether the coms pack is bluetooth or not. The computer has telephone section...
  15. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    We had the pleasure of a completing a Enhancement Detail on a lovely 535D in stunning blue. A recent client of ours picked up a copy of a popular BMW magazine where he saw a article with us in it hosting a detailing meet with the lads from Baby BMW forum. Well he wanted his pride and joy...
  16. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    So as some of you will know we have recently developed a new Nano Technology 3 Stage Protection System for paintwork:thumb: This is basically a 3 stage Protection System we have developed here at Autobrite HQ. To Wash, Seal and Maintain the look, gloss and durability on your cars paint give you...
  17. General BMW Discussions
    Thinking of putting a warranty on my car with warranty direct and was wondering if anyone has had any experiences good or bad with them. Due to the low milage of the car they have offered me the EVWWxtra package which covers worn parts even on the steering and suspension and guy told me that...
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