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  1. BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Morning, I'm new here so try to leave the "you should've got a different car" out please. Could someone tell me the safe bhp increase on the 420i, I am hearing that it is setup very similarly to the 430i. So i should be able to get a remap that increase BHP by 60 and be safe. Can someone...
  2. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hello, I need some help, A mechanic changed my brake discs and pads on my bmw 420d series (16 plate) and today my tracking is slightly off, I have to slightly turn the wheel right to go In a straight line. This only started since yesterday’s disc and pad replacement. It was driving fine...
  3. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hello all I have recently taken my BMW M4 into bmw for a break fluid service. I got a call from them saying that they’re having problems taking off bolts in the break callipers todo the oil change as they have been over tightened and they could break them if they continue to try which would...
  4. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hey guys I'm hoping sumone can help shed some light on a fault I am having with a 520d 2014 auto box is not responding i will put a picture up of the codes and if anyone could help me out I'm not sure if to get a nex box replace the mechatronic unit or something else that is not talking to the...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I’ve recently bought a 320d 2005 e46 and the dreaded check engine light has come on. We get an air flow error when scanning with my mates solus. I’ve deleted the egr and blanked the swirls, I’ve also bought a new maf as the old was faulty however I’m still getting this error. We’ve even...
  6. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi all, was wondering what everyone’s experiences were with buying front splitters for a 2014 F32 coupe and if there are any reputable companies out there
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, so i’m looking to buy my first car soon. A BMW 3-series E46 or a BMW 3-series E90, i like the look of the E46 ones a bit better, and its gonna be a gasoline and manual one. I don’t know which model yet, probably a 316, 318 or 320 to begin with is good i think, and also it depends on the...
  8. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all My car 120D got the engine management light on yesterday and i lost all power whilst on the road doing 30miles. the code from the reader shows P3002 - fuel rail pressure and the car wont start at all. Does anyone have any experience on this and could help me or you think i should take it...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    My 2002 E46 320d touring has an automatic transmission problem. It drives perfectly fine except for when I take my foot of the brake while in park. If I leave my foot on the brake while in park nothing happens and no warning indicators come on. If I take my foot off of the brake while in park...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Today I have noticed that the back corner, left passenger side of my car has been 'hit' by another car - there are deep scratches under and above the rear left light in my car and there is white paint and dust over it. I have been away from my vehicle at the time and my dash cam hasn't...
  11. Turbocharging your BMW
    hi i am trying to find out is there any way of turbo charging my 316 compact as would like to make it in to a fast fun car as after driving it for 3 months its seems to be fun in wet but in dry dont seem to be able to play and would like to find a way to do this
  12. General BMW Discussions
    New to the Bimmerforums, Hope i can find an solid answer to this question new to this forum and joined only to seek help, so car is a 118d N47 3 Door 141/143 bhp 6 speed manual, history full service, N47 Timing Chain Recall by BMW, 150,000 miles on the clock, Problem i am having is a...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, I recently made my first post in the introduction section. I have recently purchased a E39 530i touring , I feel it was a good buy bought it from its original owner is London on a few days back. It drove lovely on the test drive and felt very tight compared to other I had driven. Any...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Troops, Getting near time to change my tyres, currently have on my BMW 330D touring Michelin Primacy3 225/45 R17's... Can anyone recommend good tyre alternatives for touring was thinking of changing to Dunlop Sport Maxx RT's! Michelin's been good, but not sure I should stick with them or...
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello Everyone this is my first post so go easy on me !! ;-) would love some info I am picking up my new 330d m sport touring very soon, Beyond exited is an understatement to get the train down to london and drive back to Teesside in the car !! I have been reading lots of different interesting...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I'm hoping for a little advice from you good people. I did a lot of reading around DPF's and decided to do some detective work on my car even though I was experiencing no errors / issues. - I bought a data cable, connected the car and INPA / DIS stated my DPF was blocked (probably...
  17. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, Im 18 and thinking about purchasing an e30 325i in the summer, trouble is the insurance is more than what the car is worth, which i was expecting to be honest. My question is do i buy now keep it in my garage for a few years until i turn 21 with decent NCB or should i just wait? Thing...
  18. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I've just brought a used BMW E81 and the PDC isn't working. Allow me to explain a bit further: Went to view the car, test drove it and the PDC was working fine! The beamer had a sub and an amp installed in the boot, which I wanted taken out which the garage agreed to do so; so I bought it...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    about a week ago it started to sound like a drained battery when I tried to start it sometimes , I had just installed my subs abut 2 months ago so I thought they might just be drowing too much power , then one day it ran great and the next it wouldn't start . all I can hear is a single click ...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Recently purchased my BMW e46 318 Touring, love the car! It’s smooth, quiet, excellent on fuel and you get tons of mods and cons for your money. On the not so good side, when purchasing the car the engine had slight vibration, after going for a run in the car it felt as if it was cured, so...
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