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  1. NOVA Vehicle import arrival notification

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I have used the search but it didn't answer my question.. If someone drove (ferry) a car to the UK with the goal to permanently import it, this requires the car arrival to be registered to HMRC via NOVA within 14 days. The person does not know when the car actually landed and...
  2. BMW X5 F15 3.0D - USB Import to HDD Album Art Issue

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Folks, I've decided to use the Music Collection feature of the car via the internal HDD. I've copied various tracks from my iTunes library (Mac version) to Sandisk USB stick. Simple copy and paste from music library - preserving folder and file structure. All files copy over and I can...
  3. F30 USB Music Import not working

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I picked up my new 2013 F30 330D M Sport yesterday, I've been trying for 2 hours now to import music from a USB stick to the internal 20GB HDD with no success. For some reason, i'm just not getting the Music Data import/export option in the menu?? I've got the Professional Nav package and the...
  4. Stop 2009 CIC powering off so I can import music

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All, I am trying to import 30Gb music from USB onto the CIC hard disk but it takes forever as it converts the mp3 to BMW audio format on import. The result of this is that the iDrive keeps switching itself off after 10-15 minutes and I have to start all over again. I don't want to sit in the...
  5. 1997 E36 328i Individual (South African Import) - very sluggish in low gears

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Folks, I now own an e36 328 vert which i am happy with but when driving it feels sluggish and feel i have to be on the gas much more than what I did with my e36 323 i owned previous which was much more pokey! Its has no funny noises but DSC and ABS bulbs have been removed by previous owner...
  6. import taxes from germany, have you ever had to pay?

    BFuk Open Topic
    im thinking about buying this, eBay - The UK's Online Marketplace not sure if i will get charged import taxes or not and if i do how much it would be. just wondered if any of you lot have had any experiance?
  7. 2002 E46 318ti - Import from europe

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hey peeps looking at this compact thats for sale it says it has 68k looks clean enough there only wanting 2k thought that was cheap for a compact but discoverd the car is an import form europe and dealer says car is in kilometers what do you think should i stay clear...
  8. 2001 E39 520i - Import or not?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Could someone please advise me how I would go about establishing whether or not my car is an import. e.g does the VIN reveal this?
  9. Is my E39 an Import?

    General BMW Discussions
    Could anyone tell me how I would go about establishing whether or not my E39 is an import e.g. is this reflected in the VIN or any other number? Thanks very much
  10. About to buy used (from BMW dealer) what to look for

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I am living in finland and have sorted a deal to buy a BMW from Germany to import back to finland. I have been looking a while for a 318d/manual/around 80k km/parking sensors/heated seated with BMW premium/europlus warranty(covers within europe for 1yr) Now car i found looks great, seen...
  11. 318ti import date

    General BMW Discussions
    hey there does anyone happen to know when they first imported the first m44 318ti's with right hand drive? many thanks
  12. 2005 E46 M3 - Speedo change to KPH

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm living in the UK and have had my M3 for over a year now. However I am looking to move back home to Australia and it seems like a good idea to take it back with me. I've looked into the cost of shipping, tax, etc and its seems I should come out even, if not in front. I understand that any BMW...
  13. Import with radio problems !!!

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys, just joined after spending hour searching for answers on the world wide web :) My problem is I bought a car( 2000 318ci coupe) from Japan and the radio frequency is between 70-89 FM so basically I cant tune the stations I would like.... I would like to replace the HU with a BMW...
  14. 328i '98 LHD import - advice on re-registering in UK

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi there, I'm new to BMW ownership, having acquired a '98 328i E46 left hand drive through my other half's late Father, who lived in Luxembourg. Apologies if I've missed a previous thread that discussed this subject (happy to be pointed there if there is); I did a search and couldn't find...