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  1. General Information Pre LCI 630i/645Ci/650i. LCI 630i/650i/635d

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Included both Pre and Post LCI Owners manuals for Coupe and Convertible PDF's below ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fuse...
  2. BMW Style 58 Star Spoke with general grabber AT tyres

    Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
    Hi, I have a set of BMW Style 58 Star Spoke with general grabber AT tyres 255/55 R18. 8.5-9mm of tread all around. The alloys could benefit from a refurb which is not something i was concerned with as I have used these wheels on an E53 BMW X5 for winter use, and I no longer need them as i have...
  3. General: Head bolt torque and stripping

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm about to put my cylinder head back on, but have a bad feeling about just one of the 14 head bolts. Before I removed the head, I removed all of the bolts, cleaned and lubricated the bolts and holes, then torqued them back up to spec. Bolt 6 did not feel as tight as the others when I turned it...
  4. General advice on 318ci msport convertible

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I'm looking at purchasing the following: BMW 318CI M Sport Convertible 2.0L 2006 Red Manual 88000 miles Petrol MOT until 28th September 2018 Full Service History 2 Keys 18" Alloy wheels Electric Roof Electric Memory Drivers seat CD Player Full Engine rebuild inc...
  5. General maintenance help✌️

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Does anyone know the followings about my 318d F30 baby: I wanna do some general maintenance, so what kinda coolant I should put it in if I do a complete flush. Size and brand pls. How often does the gearbox and the brake fluid need to be changed? Also what spec oil need it and how...
  6. general X3 buying advice - moving from E90

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    ok, so i have an E90 320D M Sport in Black - Business Edition manual thinking in moving to an X3 as its a bit better for the kids & dog looking for some pointers on models, specs etc - 2.0D or 3.0D - manual, auto ???? - would need to be an M Sport thanks in advance
  7. General maintenance of bmw

    General BMW Discussions
    Just new into bmw family and want some tips on how to keep it up for longer performance Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
  8. 2006 E91 320d M Sport General Advice Please

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Posted in the noob section the other day about my recent purchase - queue cack pictures 56 plate M Sport in Titansilber with 190K on the clock, I’ve paid a lot less than it’s worth really and the service history is strong as it’s been in the family for the last 6 years but I’d like...
  9. 2002 x5 3.0d sat nav and general info

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi everyone, I've had many bmw's e30 e36 and currently a 330d 2000 e46, but have taken the plunge and bought a 2002 x5 3.0d which is great, a little untidy as my budget was 3k. It's got leather electric seats (not heated) and the sat nav. I'm after some general advice as i'm totally new to x5's...
  10. General used x5 advice

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I'm after a bit of advice re used x5 if anyone has any info and time to spare. Apologies if this is in the wrong place /answered before. Its about time to get rid of my 200k miles Peugeot and have been looking about at various cars and considering a used x5, maybe up to about 24k. So about...
  11. X5 2006 E53 servicing and general queries.

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi there it’s my first thread. I’ve just brought my first car, saved forever to get it and it’s my pride and joy. I want to look after her so I’m just on here looking for some information. I’m no mechanic so I’m just wondering about servicing, it was last serviced of June this year but I want...
  12. Oil filter change general question

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, It's a general question rather than model specific, so I've posted this in the general section. I did an oil change on my car (2009 e90/320d) yesterday. The last person to do it did a really good job of tightening the oil filter cap as it was impossible to get off! I normally...
  13. Few questions about selling a 2008 520D SE, general advice

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, Not sure if this is the best place to ask but just after some general opinions. I am about to emigrate and the last thing I really need to do is get rid of the car. Its a 2008 (just) BMW 520D (LCI light model) with black leather interior, sat nav (larger screen) and all that with full...
  14. General Election June 8th is this a one horse race ?

    BFuk Open Topic
    do labour have a chance ? will the SNP become the party of opposition ? will anyone vote for the Lib Dems ? I truly think this is going to be a one horse race ;)
  15. E60 520d 2006 tourer, some general questions

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, I've just put a deposit on a 2006 520d tourer. 82k fbmwsh 2 owner car. It's pretty tidy and having driven it for a while before putting the deposit on it I'm pretty pleased. My current drive is a Saab 9-3 1.9tid with the 150bhp engine, the one thing that struck me was how much quicker...
  16. general maintenance on 150k km S50B30 and 20years

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all Trying to find general info what to check and replace on s50b30 which is now 20years old and 150+ km. Ppl are saying, bearings and arps, but would much appreciate if someone would be more specific Which bearings, which bolts, and if anything more, what. Would like to keep it in good...
  17. just bought my first 6 SERIES 4.8 650i Sport 2008 any general advice

    Introductions
    Hi, just bought my first 6 series (which I won't be able to pick up for two weeks) and was just wondering, once I get my hands on it, is there anything i should/ can update, ie software for engine management or media.......and any other suggestions you may have. Also advice on getting the soft...
  18. where does general tecnical questions go in here

    BFuk Open Topic
    cant find the right place to post up a general technical advice question regarding my engine someone give me a link new to this forum still getting used to where everything is lol
  19. General thoughts on going from fiesta to e92 325i

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all Wasn't sure if I should post this in the e92 forum, but it's also a question generally so I put it here... I currently have a fiesta zetec 62 plate with 80k mileage owned it from brand new...all in all my dad has said I can have his 325i e92 2007 with 62k mileage for £4200. I reckon I...
  20. M Sport conversion on 03 facelift convertible - General advice

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, I have just purchased an E46 convertible 03 plate 318ci, it is the face ift model. I would really appreciate anyone's advice and help in converting this into looking ike a Facelift M Sport. I am planning on converting this into a M Sport (the bumpers and side skirts). First of all is...
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