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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hello all - hoping someone can help advise me on whether or not a 2012 (62 reg) X1 with 70k miles on the clock is a good idea? 2L, manual, diesel. XDRIVE18D M SPORT I drive 80 miles a day (motorway) and looking for a nice, comfortable car which is suitable for a young family too. I don't have...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Everyone, Like Dan_m2k I'm new to this forum and hoping to join the BM owners fold! Sorry to start another 3 Series Touring buying advice thread, but my questions are quite specific. If there's a buyer's guide section on this forum please point me in it's direction! I'm looking for an F31...
  3. BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi I just purchased a 2011 X3 30d with 107k miles. I would like to prolong its life as long as possible. It has BMW full service history but assume as no receipts that it has just had the standard oil and filter changes. Any one got any recommendations of other fluids/ oils/ sensors/ jobs...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, First time poster long time reader. I have been searching the forum but haven't quite found the answer I'm looking for. Im interested in a 2005 BMW 320I ES E90 but am a little worried about inconsistent reviews. 5 stars on honest john and multiple positive reviews elsewhere but lots of...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hello all. My E46 M3 SMG (2003) needs quite a bit of TLC. It's done 120k miles, and you can tell. I'd be grateful to hear of any suggestions as to what I could do to improve some of the issues that come with a high mileage car, and which parts I could renew to achieve max potential from this...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All I am seriously thinking of trading my fantastic and much loved 3 series in for a 90k- 120k miles, 2010 or 2011 520d , with an Auto gearbox if i can get one for the right money, if not it ill be a manual. I will put on about 20K a year and expect to keep it for 4 to 5 years so I need to...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, new to this forum and wanted some advice! I've got a 2003 Mini Cooper s with 78k she runs perfectly, I want to Px with an e46 320d. The road tax on the mini is 727 euros annually due to it being a uk import and it's co2. It's hard to get rid off as no one wants to bear that annual...
  8. Introductions
    Hi everyone! I have just registered with the forum, so that I can keep a log of my 2004 330cd as it approaches 300k currently at 235k. I do all the work myself and really want to get the absolute best value from this car. we also have a 2007 E90 320 sport coupe, that I am not that keen on. I...
  9. Introductions
    Hi new to all of this I recently got my first bmw the 2004 525D touring. It's such a nice car but with 130000 miles it's been around the block a few times. Would any of you recommend getting a terra clean done on this car? It runs well but when started in cold judders a bit before settling down...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All Many thanks first off all for your help in advance. I have a 320d at the moment which 58 plate and my turbo charger is gone 2 days ago. I was quoted around 2 grand to fix this. Then mechanic said my clutch and dmf like to be gone soon as it judders a lot... And a few others problems...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, We are currently looking for an E46 330d. An awful lot of the ones we have found in our price range have very high mileage. Is this anything to worry about with the 330d? Also, what is the best gearbox for that engine? Manual or Auto? The vast majority seem to be Autos, is there a reason...
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