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  1. End of PCP deal - Thoughts and opinions please

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, First post here so go easy on me. Handing back my BMW 320d M Sport 62plate around the 3 year mark of my 4year PCP deal. Just wanted peoples opinions and wanted to know about their experience with handing back their car at the end of their deal. A bit of background: - I bought the car...
  2. N53B30A piston end gap

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all does anybody no what the piston gap should be on the feeler gauges 330i e92
  3. BMW E90 330i M sport 2005 (front end damge)

    BMW Cars for Sale
    Selling now! BMW E90 330i M sport 2005 (front end damge) Selling now! an e90 330i msport with quite a lot of options. It was written off when someone pulled out on me. Good spec: sat nav, leather, m sport, style 193 wheels, cruise control etc damage is front end and front left quarter. Air...
  4. Bottom end rebuild using crank and pistons from old engine

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all I just need some advice on using my old crank and pistons in my second engine as I've found that 5 rod bearings have been rotating and knackered the crank and rods my problem is when I disassembled my first engine I never kept the pistons in order and I'm having trouble finding what...
  5. E36 325I no low end power

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    having some low end power issues.. some stuttering, very low rough idle, let's say I'm at a stop street, put it in 1st put the pedal flat to the floor then all I get is nothing nothing nothing and then only at 3-4k it picks up nice, can't break the wheels loose unless you rev the tits off it and...
  6. 2001 E46 320D Rear end Drone

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Folks I have a 2001 E46 320D that's going well and I'd like to keep. For quite a while now its had a "drone" in 4th\5th gear that appears to come from the rear end. It only occurs when under pressure, i.e. acceleration or under load and is quite load in the back of the car, at least so my...
  7. Front end problem

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Wondering if anyone can shed any light on this problem, been to 2 garages and both said they can’t find anything wrong. When braking both front wheels can be seen moving forward and a knock felt through the steering wheel. Also when I go over 60mph there is a bad vibration coming through the...
  8. 2006 BMW E90 320i N46 - Head Gasket and Top End Rebuild

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everyone, I've been visiting forums for years to help myself on numerous projects I've had on the go. I couldn't find a lot of instruction on doing a head gasket job on the N46 engine, so I thought this current project might be a way to give back in a sense. The car: 2006 BMW 320i E90...
  9. New member, non new BMW owner, very excited new 335d xdrive touring pickup for end of September 2017

    Hello! Short intro - I've been into cars since i was 16. I'm now 37! Had fun in non work related turbo cars, then into company cars (less fun) but now into a company allowance funded 335d xdrive touring 2017 model in tanzanite blue as of end of September 2017. WOOOOO! Less short intro - I've...
  10. Should end of production N54 still be feared?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    It's not another N54 vs N55 question. I've done my research and I know all the things that can go wrong with N54. But most threads I read compare earlier models with LCI ones. I'm looking for 335i E92. I know the spec and condition/mileage I want, colours are unlikely to be a factor (sadly)...
  11. Rear end damage - what should I look out for/hidden damage?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, I reversed into a post and damaged the left rear quarter of my 2007 BMW 320d. I replaced the broken light cluster and the bumper is suitably scuffed/dented in several places. What I want to know though, is what OTHER damage is likely to have been done? Underneath, I can see the end...
  12. M70 top end overhaul DIY

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    This was once written by G. Fontes and he sent it to me to include it in my shogun DIY repair site. Someone copied this recently and uploaded it on youpublisher which coverts pdf documents into publications with flipping pages! So now you can read all the 60 plus pages like a book. This very...
  13. End of my tether, too frequent regens

    General BMW Discussions
    Any help would be greatly appreciated. My 635d is regenerating every 60 miles or so. It's been in to a BMW independent who has a very good reputation and so far the DPF has been cleaned and all sorts of diagnostics done. It runs really well and the back pressures at tick over have never been...
  14. Front end respray

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi So I've had my 2005 E64 650i for a few weeks now and I absolutely love it :D I'm thinking of getting the front end (bonnet & front bumper) resprayed. There are a number of stone chips on the bonnet and a bird lime mark that will not polish out. Front bumper is as you would expect for a car...
  15. E90 330i m sport track rod end. which brand?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I need a track rod end for the drivers side of my E90 330i M sport but I'm not sure what to look for. I want a new part and I want to go as cheep as possible whilst maintaining factory fitted quality. Not looking for ultra high spec parts just something that will do the job reliably...
  16. Low top end power 535d

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, i have a E61 535d which I've had for a few months. Initially very impressed with the car considering it has 173,000 it's had a lot of work like swirl flaps blanked, reconditioned gearbox and new rear suspension and pump in recent years. I had it remapped by someone who uses quantam...
  17. Sad times.... End of manual M Cars?

    General BMW Discussions
    I guess we all saw it coming, but it seems that BMW's vision of the future now no longer includes manual gearboxes for the M range of cars according to M's Vice President of sales and marketing Peter Quintus. "I'm not even sure the next generation of M3 and M4 will have the option of a manual...
  18. At my diagnostic wits end. M54 engine cooling conundrum

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, My wife's 2004 E83, with M54 (3.0i) engine has an odd cooling problem that I can't get to the bottom of. I've got to the end of my diagnostic tether with this one, so am wondering if the collective brain can help. When the engine gets warm enough to activate the fan, everything...
  19. 320td compact 330d conversion with face-lift saloon front end, oh and the 320d touring

    Hi all, this is my first post so please be kind lol So Iv got a 2002 320td compact that I'm gonna chuck a 330d lump in just because it sounds fun. Iv had a couple of 330d's and love em so seemed like a good idea. Iv got a fair idea of what needs doing mechanicaly wise and what parts are...
  20. front end e63

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
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