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  1. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi Was going to do a touch up on the wheel arch rust however it is so bad there is upon the removal of the paint a hole in the arch and you can see the black plastic inside the wheel arch, is this fixable with the isopon scratch and stone chip filler or do you have to replace the arch? Thanks...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Need help! who knows where is flywheel locking pin hole for e61 520d
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Recently purchased this E46, 330i, nothing "wrong" with it. No engine lights etc. I've decided to begin pre-maintenance on the engine before starting any performance modifications. Seen that the anti-roll bar and bushing are rusted / worn, so will need to replace them, alignment isn't right and...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    pot hole took me out(pics in a link added) as title,,huge potholes..hit one and its snapped something in the suspension,got recoveerd by my indy as his son does recovery..i was 14 miles from home...put com-laint in and doing the route of trying to get northumberland council to foot the...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Thus has 51k on the clock and fsh. I got it on Friday. Checking the car out today I find water in the cubby hole on the left hand side if the boot. The battery area is dry. I have read as much as I can on here and it looks like 3 possibilities. 1) rear light seals. 2 hard top seals 3 blocked...
  6. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guy's. Great website. I'm a new member and this is my first post. I have oil in No3 sparkplug hole causing misfire. I have removed the valve cover and need to access the plug tube. Do I have to remove the Valvetronic carrier to do this. I assume I do. Can I get some guidance on how to do...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Have had hot start issues with the motor recently, bought an injector leak of kit and found that 2off injectors were faulty and replaced last weekend. Today on way home from work one of the replaced injectors broke free snapped the leak off hose and made a bit of a mess. :jaw-dropping Had...
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Got a small dilemma that I was hoping some kind soul might give me some advice on .. I've removed the inlet manifold from my late 2003 E60 530d in order to replace it with a 2007 version and have noticed that they are slightly different inasmuch as one of the sensors (7 787 142 - air...
  9. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all. I had a warning to top up the cooling system, two weeks ago, topping up took 2 liters, so looking down i could see the dreaded water trickle from the timing cover drain hole which meant the front seal had failed on the cooling transfer pipe. Throwing myself on the floor and wailing why...
  10. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi. I'm new here. Looking for some help, please. '08 730d. In UK. What is the 'e' number of the car? E65,E66,E67?? Rear light got smashed. BMW said £500, to replace it. Can anyone tell me what I need to look for to try find cheap compatable light? Is it hard to fix? How much should...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi all can someone tell me which side the flywheel locking bolt goes ???
  12. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys I'm prepping my car for a respray and I have a question When I open the boot, there is a hole in the panel that the lid closes down on to. Its in part no. 2 on the link below. Part no. 21 fits into this hole. It sits just below the rear light on the boot lid on the drivers side...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    picture taken from below, passenger side. the arrow points to a finger sized hole, which a bit of googling makes me think we are missing one of these:
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi guys im trying to find out the diameter of the hole where the shocker drops into of a e39 5 series, most models i presume are same apart from m5! would really really apreciate it if anyone had a hub carrier laying about and could take two mins to measure one:hihi
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Hi All I have a 2008 520D with the N47 engine. Whilst driving along I had a sudden loss of power, followed by eventual stalling when trying to go uphill. After a bit of investigation it seems I've blown a hole in the plastic inlet manifold - about the size of a 1p coin. I'm planning on...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys, long time viewer, first time poster. I have a 2006 320d E91 with the older engine (M47), It's done over 200,000 but is still very reliable. I decided to do a raft of preventative maintenance, mainly using the excellent guides on this site. The biggest problem that i had revolved...
  17. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    as above i need some wheel caps, 57mm is the hole i have in my RD2 alloys anyone know where i can order this size ? tnx
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    After healthy Mot last week lady luck has bogged off again.driving home today drove over or hit something small but fook did it put a big hole in rad.up went the needle and she emptied her guts in minutes.full 5 litres to get us the 2 miles home,gutted.no repair here so looked up euro parts they...
  19. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys, I've got a selaed 12" sub I had in my old hatchback and it sounded great in that I wired it in to the boot on my 330i and I couldn't hear a thing so for now I decided to cut out the ski hole behind the back armrest and face the sub in the boot firing through the hole straight in to the...
  20. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi everyone, I'm Sam, 21 from Kent. I'm new to this forum, and I've been told it's the Mecca of all BMW lovers! I was hoping to get some advice from somebody with a bit more knowledge than me about M3s (which is probably every one of you) regarding tuning my 52 reg M3 SMG Semi-Auto 3.2. I was...
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