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  1. Interesting Research

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hello everyone. I have been doing some research regarding power results given by tuners as I was very sceptical (and rightly so).. I have seen some very impressive figures claimed from tuning companies in the USA. These figures are not what they may seem. Most USA tuners use "Intertia" dynos...
  2. Magnet fishing - interesting bobby!

    BFuk Open Topic
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgep1LYw9WefYVnROJOKamQ/videos this is where people go to a lake/canal and throw a big strong magnet into it attached to a rope and then see what they find, in one of their videos they pull out a couple of motorcycles one of which a 2017 Kawasaki!
  3. Interesting "Budget" Brakes result

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Purchased 2 x Eicher premium Discs for my 525d E39 Touring and some "Drivetec" pads. On a budget as i wont be keeping the car long . Mechanic cleaned all surfaces off etc and the fitting went well . Then 250 miles (London -Snowdon) of Motorway driving to settle them in. At first( 30 miles)...
  4. The Pentagon and ufo's interesting

    BFuk Open Topic
    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/12/16/us/politics/pentagon-program-ufo-harry-reid.html?referer=
  5. Interesting read on emissions

    BFuk Open Topic
    Out of all the cars to do badly in testing, I wouldn't have betted on a Qashqai How toxic is your car exhaust? - BBC News
  6. Old school clip on how a diff works...pretty interesting

    General BMW Discussions
    If you ever wondered what was going on in there this says it all in layman terms: https://www.facebook.com/EuroCarPartsUK/videos/10155181828739155/
  7. A Newbie with a 520...this could be interesting!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello all. Tomorrow i pick up my 2016 520 M Sport i've come over from the dark side Audi. I have a couple of questions that are niggling me. I will dish them out one at a time The car has Navigation.....how does it / can it be 'live' updated with traffic conditions. On the Audi i had a...
  8. Interesting facts about the E64/63

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    I came across this read today so I thought I would share it. I find it hard to believe the seals start to go at only 50k any feedback? Take a look at the overview / problem tab BMW N62B44 Engine | Problems, supercharger, reliability
  9. BMW 530D - Buying Advice - Some interesting findings - advice?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, I'm hoping I might be able to get a little bit of advice and input. I am looking at purchasing a BMW 5-Series 530D. It's a 2004 model, automatic. It has 58,000 miles on the clock. I've done on of the car checks before I go and view it, and there are few things that I'm a little...
  10. E90 2006 325i Auto - Interesting overheating fault

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
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  11. How interesting are we all on BFUK? Post ONE interesting fact about yourselves...

    BFuk Open Topic
    Thought this might be an interesting non BMW topic we can all chime in on... This can be a funny, cool interesting fact, skill or experience you might want to share! Any takers? :D
  12. Interesting info from ZF in South Africa - 5HP19

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    being a new owner of a 5HP19 cursed car.. i've contacted a few gearbox specialists in our region to get more info on ATF changes..and the cracked reverse d drum issue. this car has just ticked over to 100,600 miles..and im trying to get more info to make decisions on whether to leave the gearbox...
  13. A couple of interesting recent vehicles...

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  14. Interesting Starting Fault on a 118D

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, got an interesting one for all you technical whiz kids out there. Just replaced DMF and Clutch on my 2007 118d and was perfect for a couple of weeks. Now when starting its not quite firing until you give it a bit of gas for a few seconds and then she will catch and start/run fine. Its...
  15. story of an interesting carr

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi guys! I am new around this forum. therefore to introduce myself I wanted to make my first post little bit special this might be a long one, but be patient and get till the end of it I live in Latvia, yes the very country from which many people flee, but while being a student I needed a car...
  16. Interesting Problem - E46 318ti (2002)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, I've got an interesting electrical / logistical problem. Yesterday a friend text me to say that he'd just driven past my car (parked on the road away from my house) and the alarm was repeatedly going off so I went to investigate. The alarm had obviously sucked the battery as pressing...
  17. 2000 M43 - Interesting noise when starting from cold...

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Right, sorry to be vague and unprepared but I thought I'd post whilst I'm waiting for my Moroccan beef dish to slow cook in the oven. When I start the bimmer from cold I get a low hum / drone from the (front?) of the engine - it usually goes within about a minute never to return that day, and...
  18. Saw an interesting e31 spoiler while on Holiday in Majorca

    BFuk Open Topic
    I am on a weeks holiday in Cala Dor on the east coast of Majorca & while sitting in a cafe by the marina I saw a blue 8 series drive by that had an interesting spoiler on the the back of a navy blue 8 series as it drive past. I could not tell which model it was, as it was debadged but it had a...
  19. I'm sure something interesting will happen eventually thread [Pic heavy]

    E36
    So, a couple of months ago I decided i was bored of french hatchbacks and wanted something with a little build quality [and more than a 1.1 engine] Luckily, working at a car supermarket I managed to get myself an E36 compact 316i for £200. 124000 miles and ABS/traction lights on the clocks but a...
  20. e30 Stage Rally Cars 325i . I used to do a bit or service for them,Thought pics would be interesting.

    BMW Competition Corner
    There you go! e30 rally cars at neath stages last year.
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