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  1. second hand alloy wheels how to tell if fake or genuine

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I am thinking of up grading the wheels on my e60, cant afford new so looking at the second hand market for a set of 4x with tyres is there a way I can tell for my self if they are genuine bmw or not? many thanks kev
  2. Buying second hand N47T F30 with late oil changes

    General BMW Discussions
    I've just seen a second hand 320d XDrive that I like the look of, for around £12,200. It's a Luxury edition with Xenon headlamps, sunroof and the professional navigation system. The car has 65k miles on it and used to be a company car. My only major gripe is the service history and the...
  3. Is this right hand lane hogging illegal?

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hi guys, I am often having to drive at a mere 20 mph in the right hand lane moving at the same pace as the long quoue of traffic in the left hand lane of a dual carriage way, even though the right lane is clear for a good distance, easily half a mile, and the reason for this is because someone...
  4. My new second hand BMW

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello, bought a 2013 BMW 3 series 316 a few months ago. I've never driven a BMW before, and have realised that there is am odd slide-like feeling when going over humps at speed 30+miles. Kept telling myself that this was probably due to RWD, however i think it's safer to get it checked as can be...
  5. Questions on a 2nd Hand M Performance Exhaust

    BMW 2 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW F22
    Right so hoping that fellow members can help me. I’m on a PCP 36 Deal 1 Year in on a Mineral Grey and looking to get the M Performance Exhaust but they were like £2400 Fitted new, I’ll probably buy the car outright after year 3 as its too fun but want to keep my options open just in case...
  6. E46 sits lower on the right hand side. The designed for left hand drive myth

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So I've read up on multiple forums about this myth that the reason e46s (among others) sit lower on the right is that the the car was designed to have say a 80-90kg person sat on the left which would balance out the car. I can't find any proof of this but seems a good reason for it. I recently...
  7. Best Diagnostic hand held kit reset airbag lights

    General BMW Discussions
    Need to purchase a diagnostic tool to investigate some codes and reset an airbag light. Whats the best value stand alone kit in your experience? (dont have a laptop) Needs to be able to reset airbag lights. cheers Dave
  8. Bmw E36 M3 Evolution (right hand drive)

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi I'm looking looking for the best place/price to buy a complete set of window rubbers seals surrounds ect including the front cowling that goes at the bottom of the win highlighted in the attached pic and the other part highlighted in the pic which is part of the air intake
  9. How can you prove a new part versus second hand part?

    General BMW Discussions
    Dear all, once again really appreciate some help. I had to have have suspension - rod arms (underneath the car) and struts/mounts on top - all replaced. (among alot of other work done too) In another post i have queries regarding the car overheating etc after the mechanic had completed all...
  10. E46 - Coding a new (second hand) airbag module

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi all, I have an E46 M3 track car, which is fitted with Sparco Pro 2000 seats and racing harnesses. The factory passenger occupancy mat sensor and associated wiring has been removed from the car, as have the pre-tensioners. I was planning to code out these sensors from the MRS4 module...
  11. E63 idrive screen wobbly with white bits on right hand side

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi just got into the car today after it had been parked up for almost a month. It has been outside in real heavy rain and it has been very cold for a few weeks( incase this info has a bearing!!) after about 5 mins driving the screen which was fine to begin with started shaking and braking up...
  12. M135i What's to look for when buying second hand!?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone. I currently have an E60 530D M Sport LCI but i am thinking about getting a M135i. Looking at an older 64 plate and a newer 15 plate, both 3 white, one black. They both have the same interior with the nicer steering wheel, heated seats (really wanted this option), etc...
  13. Looking over a second hand car

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Are there any obvious things that I can look at or do when looking at a second hand 3 series. There used to be a set of practical checks that we would do in the 90's, but with current cars I am aware that there is so much more going on. Are the main checks paperwork, and checking existing...
  14. Advice on 2nd hand 3 series

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I came here last when I might have been looking at losing the company car, well it has happened, 116d has now gone. So I'm in the market for a car, main choices were Audi, Merc or BMW. As I'm a BMW fan that is the option. With regards to model, I still like the 3 series. One of the key...
  15. Help - can I re-code a 2nd hand CIC head unit

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My CIC headunit essentially blew up on my 2012 F10...can I buy a replacement (exactly the same part number) on eBay and get it re-coded to work in my car? My local indie says he can code a brand new one but is not sure whether he can re-code a second hand one?? Desperate to avoid having to buy a...
  16. This is getting out of hand

    General BMW Discussions
    Just seen a 2001 318i with a M3 badge on the back. Not even an M badge, but M3!!! If I was giving the car an MOT I'd fail it simply on that. It's times such as this I wish there was a face-palm emoji. Can we just please stop with the M badges all over the place please?! Sent from my...
  17. injector help bmw 2010 320d e91 buying a second hand one how to know its right

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    same as above i have a faulty injector and need to know how to read the codes of them to know it will fit mine cheers Darren
  18. BMW e61 fan noise in boot in opening panel on left hand side

  19. Any first hand experience of a remap on an M2?

    BMW Tuning Forum
    As thread title. I am looking at a remap on my M2 to freshen things up a bit. Anybody got any first hand experience? Lots in the USA but not much over here.
  20. Which 2002-ish BMW Compact is best to buy 2nd hand? 316ti, 318ti or 320td?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, I used to have a 1998 325i coupé which I absolutely loved, but it guzzled petrol around town like a thirsty tramp. I then got an MR2 T-bar, which was fun to drive, but the build quality by comparison made it a not very nice place to be sat everything just felt a bit plastic-y. So...