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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Tonight when driving home from work, I slowed up into some traffic after about 20 mins steady driving and noticed that the car wasn't rolling to a stop normally, it slowed more quickly than normal and wasn't rolling back on the slight incline. No noise could be heard so carried on another two...
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, got a bit of an annoying intermittent problem. It's been going on for the last few months. I'm well aware is will be damaging the gearbox syncros so I'm being as gentle as I can when I drive it, rev matching etc etc. Need to get it fixed ASAP! 2006 E87 120d M47. Scenario: Sitting in...
  3. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Guys, this was the final test of all the hard work. Ran it down the drag strip and my best time was 15.11 @ 96.77mph (crossing the line in 2nd gear lol) I wanted a 14.99 but it was never to be, so time to quit. The video attached was of another run during the day. I'm now retired from drag...
  4. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Good news, just picked up my car after not being able to drive it since April, wow I've missed it! Bad news, the air con when engaged sounds really laboured. Not too bad and I know when you are stationary it's noticeable that it's on when all's well, but is there something I need to have...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello all, Bit of an odd one for you. My 328 seems to have a lot of drag somewhere when the clutch is engaged. And I don't just mean the usual engine braking. It's in all gears including 5th at low RPMs. It doesn't drag when the clutch is disengaged. Anyone got any idea where to start with...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I will be returning to Santa Pod Racway (drag racing track) next year for the USC event and am pretty set on getting a better 1/4 mile time. Fortunately my remapped 330d has a duel transmission flappy paddle gear box so there is not much I can do wrong (correct me if wrong) as last time I...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey, Just looking for other owners of similar cars who can tell me whether their cars behave the same way. So let's say I'm cruising in 3rd gear at 30mph. When the car is still cold (just over the blue line), when I let go of the gas, it feels like the car is braking on its own quite...
  8. Drag Racing a BMW
    Drag race F10 M5 11.95secs 1/4 mile wins fastest Forced induction M car at Santa pod bmw show 2014 - YouTube Here is the video of our BMW F10 M5 stage 1 remap 630bhp 1/4 mile in 11.95 secs 122 mph which won fastest forced induction M power car at the BMW show at Santa pod 2014 In the video...
  9. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    This is something you don't see every day. from the article: This 1988 635CSI has been built into a tubbed, tube chassis drag car, and though very little unmodified BMW remains part of its build, we can’t help but smile to see it’s powered by a 1,000+ HP, turbocharged M30B34. 12 pictures...
  10. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    X5 did well for being a diesel. from the article: The Cars.co.za team grabbed a BMW X5 M50d and a Range Rover Sport and put them on a quarter-mile drag race in Cape Town, South Africa. 7 pictures, video and full article .
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    "word of warning" I bought my pride and joy after owning a auto 5 series estate and was chuffed except for one little niggle, there seemed to be some clutch slip between gears but was barely noticable and was fine from a standing start. I asked on here and the main suggestion was a clutch delay...
  12. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Owned car virtually from new, done 177k miles, engine superb. Symptom started sporadically 2K ago with sudden surge of revs at idle and engine cutting out after long runs when car coming to rest. Always instantly started, symptoms would disappear for awhile. Got worse with changing ICV, since...
  13. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, Just been out for a spin in my brothers 56plate Ovlov S40 1.6d which has 101k on its clock... I was amazed at how I was able to just let it glide around in gear without using the loud pedal, almost like it had no drag whatsoever!. However on the other hand, If I was to do the same with my...
  14. BFuk Open Topic
    Any one else playing this game? If not I'd suggest trying it as it's a great free app. Hopefully we can get a thread going with suggestions for cars and tunes. Ian
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Ok lads, I've always had this dilemma, and never figured it out properly. What do you think it's the best ratio diff for 1/4m racing? I know short diffs are supposed to be the "bee's knees" but are they? Has anyone experienced with this? Like testing different diffs agains clock or against same...
  16. South West Region Meets
    Time Saturday, August 13 · 9:00am - 4:00pm Location DAKOTA DRAG STRIP, SMEATHARPE AIRFIELD, SMEATHARPE, DEVON. Dakota Drag strip located at Smeatharpe airfield Smeatharpe Devon is a 1/8 mile drag strip with a 1/4 mile shutdown area. Not only do we have a drag strip but 600 metre x 47 metre...
  17. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I like to drive my Z4 roadster with top down. This way has better looks! However, I am wondering how much the fuel consumption will increase if I drive Z4 with top down, but with A/C turned off? Normally I drive around or less than 40mph in town with top down, not on the motorways.
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