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  1. 96 850csi oil drip fitting removal

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi, I am looking for any advice on how to remove the oil drip fitting that sits around the engine oil filler cap on my 96 850csi (black plastic fitting projecting in front of the oil filler cap). Any help greatly appreciated. Thx Nigel
  2. Sprint boost controller fitting

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm trying to fit a sprint boost controller to my new e93 335i. I successfully installed and took it off my 325i, but cannot get it on my 335i The problem I am having is that once I have undone the bolt holding the accelerator down, I can't then remove the existing plug from the accelerator. It...
  3. Mirror potentiometer supply fault after fitting

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I fitted folding mirrors today and even with coding neither fold. I scanned and got potentiometer supply faults on both mirrors. I did note the non folding mirrors mirrors had 2 plugs that plug into the door module but the folding ones have 1 less plugs attached. Any suggestions would be...
  4. Fitting xenon lights

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Everyone, just about to undertake fitting oem bi xenons lights and all associated equipment onto my 2003 330d with halogens from 330d 2003 donor vehicle with bi xenons, has anybody undertook this before or could advise on the job in hand? Thanks Gerry
  5. 2003 E46 320d - fan belt/ac belt not fitting right

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    -hello all, got an interesting issue with my 320d, when i bought it few weeks ago i noticed that the ac compressor belt was missing and the main drive belt appeared to by starting to shred. just today got round to buying two new belts and found that when i have come to fit the main belt it will...
  6. Retro fitting paddle shifts

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all, I'm thinking of fitting paddle shifts to my F01....The car is a 2011 F01 740D MSport. I have Esys and am familiar with the coding side of things but would need to know which modules etc to code? I also need some pointers as to how difficult/easy this job would be and any links to some...
  7. F33 rear light fitting replacement

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Does anyone have details on how to remove the o/s rear light fitting from a 4 Series? Some kind hearted person has decided to smash mine :mad:
  8. E85 Z4 - Grom Unit Not Working - CD changer fitting

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I just fit a Grom BT3 to my car, i've unplugged the cd changer as directed and plugged those into the Grom unit, but now the system isn't picking up the Grom as an input unit. My phone has connected to Grom so the bluetooth is working. I haven't got a clue what it could be. Any suggestions...
  9. E85 Z4 - Grom Unit Not Working - CD changer fitting

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I just fit a Grom BT3 to my car, i've unplugged the cd changer as directed and plugged those into the Grom unit, but now the system isn't picking up the Grom as an input unit. My phone has connected to Grom so the bluetooth is working. I haven't got a clue what it could be. Any suggestions...
  10. 3.0D automatic gearbox fitting

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there Just bought E46 3.0d 201bhp with broken automatic gearbox Is it possible to fit E39 3.0D automatic gearbox there? Is it going to work perfectly? Problem is just beacause cant find any 201bhp E46 gearbox here in Estonia
  11. Tow bar fitting

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi again everyone I have just returned to the fold after an 8 year absence with a 2008 E61 520D Touring, my other passion in life is my 1969 Triumph 650 Trophy motorcycle which I still ride but now at my age if it needs to go any distance I put it on my trailer so obviously need to fit a tow...
  12. Will E89 Z4 wheels fit my F31?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, new to the forum so forgive me if this is a really basic question. (I did try to search for an answer first) I want a set of winter wheels for my F31 318d SE. I've seen a set of "Genuine BMW Z4 E89 17" Inch Alloys Winter Wheels Set Style 290" that I like but not sure if they'll fit without...
  13. F30 ‘Y’ Touch Control Cable Fitting

    The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hi Apologies if already asked, I have spent a good while searching threads, I’m just about to retro fit a NBT Nav with touch I drive. I’ve ordered all below items, however does anyone know where the ‘y’ cables go? I believe I need to solder these to the main NBT emulator cable? If someone knows...
  14. New Spring fitting - BMW Specialist in North West UK - F30 335Dx

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Any guys local with recommendations for fitting new springs to a 335Dx? Also what is the general consensus for best options for lowering springs? i've read a lot of threads with different info regarding how much each set lowers the car by and some having potential problems on pre-face lift F32...
  15. E90 yellow elv problem despite fitting emulator

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Ok so i have a 2005 e90 320d which started to give me the yellow padkock on the steering and would not release the lock. It had done this a couple of times bdfore but eventually released itself. I had seen online that the elv plays up so waited till it happened again and then released the lock...
  16. Decat fitting equipment

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, i see a load of posts explaining the fitting of a de-cat to a 320D however can anyone tell me what size nuts and bolts are required? from the turbo and the mid pipe Thanks in advance
  17. Should I be fitting a spacer

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    If I am changing my alloys to the size in the illustration and given the fact the wheel will sit 22.4mm closer to my strut should I be fitting a spacer of around 10mm between the alloy and hub??
  18. Fitting new turbo: What else is needed ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Oil I know etc ! Any gaskets etc ? Can it be done "roadside" by a good mechanic ? cheers
  19. N47 high pressure fuel pump fitting help.

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, recently posted about my 118d not starting, narrowed it down to the high pressure fuel pump, as found metal in the fuel tank and no fuel pressure, so ordered one. Just a quick couple of questions before i remove the old one. Does the cam cover actually have to be removed and does it need...
  20. E90 330d 2007 won't start after fitting engine

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have just fitted a second hand engine to my car a few days ago due to the timing chain snapping but was running fine before that happened I have used all my ancillerys and loom on the engine but can't get the thing running it will go with easy start then cut out right away there is no injector...
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