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  1. Control Arm Replacement / Jack Point

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I’m looking to swap over control arms / wishbones, the job itself is no problem, but was wondering what jack and axle stand points would you use? I normally jack the car up using the black rubber point by the driver and passenger doors and would then throw an axle stand under the control arm to...
  2. Touring boot / trunk water ingress - Water under battery and scissor jack.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    (Fixed) Touring boot / trunk water ingress - Water under battery and scissor jack. On the passenger side, water is collecting in the plastic tray that houses the scissor jack, also collects in the plastic tray at the base of the warning triangle container. On the drivers side, there is a few...
  3. Jack for Jack pad adapter

    BFuk Open Topic
    I have bought a jack pad adapter to use with some jack stands but as you can see from the picture the jack pad is only supported at the edges of the pad due to the design of the jack. Does anyone know if this will be okay or do I need to use a different type of jack? Cheers
  4. 2010 E91 MSport - which trolley jack to buy?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all, I'm after a low-entry, long reach, trolley jack that reaches under the front valance and picks up on the centre of the Fr X-Mbr. The best candidate without detailed sizes to hand seem to the this Omega item. Omega Tools | 2 ton Low Entry Long Reach Workshop Jack Min H 80mm – Max H...
  5. Ramp & ground clearance

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Going to either buy or make a ramp to use for oil and coolant changes on my E39 Alpina B10 V8. Not so much for wheel/brake work. I am wondering how much ground clearance you think you would like/need to semi-comfortably get to the oil pan screw plug without having to just stretch your arm in and...
  6. lifting jack & emergency wheel

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, Thought I would ask you guys, car enthusiasts and experts. I have this jack (part number 71106773536), Do you think it is safe to use on my 2012 520d touring? Soon, travelling to France, and thought I would get an emergency wheel in case of tyre puncture, what do you recommend? Many...
  7. Jack

    General BMW Discussions
    I've just got a 435d and I can't find the jack???
  8. Jacking and Jack stand procedure for F30 320d

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Most of these guides are form the “early days” of the F30. F30 Jacking / Jackstands Where is the best place to jack up the rear of the F30? How are the DIYers jacking up the car? Is there now an accepted way of doing this safely? I have seen reference to a front centre jacking point but my...
  9. Need a new jack. Suggestions?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all The trolley jack I have (stolen from my dad!) is coming to the end of its life. Also it's a pain to use as car is now lowered so no longer fits under the front. Can anyone suggest a decent low profile jack that will lift the car high enough to put it on stands? Both the front and...
  10. F10 how to jack up?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    So, im planning on painting my brake callipers black. They are barely a year old but have lots of rust spots on them. To do so, I need to jack the car up. despite it being on 19's which have plenty of space to get a brush in and paint, I want to do a proper job. The car does not come with a...
  11. Trolley jack for E92 suggestions please

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everyone I was considering buying a trolley jack as investment. The standard BMW jack is a pile of crap. As you all know the E92 is fairly low. I have seen jack some lift range from 80mm to 350mm and 120mm to 450mm. Smallest I have seen are 1.25T Alluminium and 2T steel I have few...
  12. Correct trolly jack points on a E64

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi My new wheels will arrive in a few days i was wondering the correct place to jack the car up with a trolly jack as i dont want to damage anything thanks in advance Mark
  13. E60 2005 3.0d M Sport - can I use e46 Jack??

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi I've ditched the run flats on my car and gone for standard tyres. Bought a spare but have no Jack. My neighbour has a BMW jack kit for his old E46 that he said I could have for £20. Question is, will the e46 jack be okay on the e60?? Thanks Garry Sent from Free App
  14. Best way to jack up lowered E36 on a slight slope?

    Technical Guides for the E36, E30 and E21
    I need to jack my car up so I can start rust treatment in the coming month or two. The only place I can do this is at home which has a hard dirt drive with a slight slope on it. The slope is very minimal and it runs front to back of the car, not side to side. I was thinking of using ramps, or...
  15. Jack point pucks

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Does anyone know if there is anybody selling jack point pucks that would suit the e46, I remember checking eBay a few years ago and I recall somebody doing them there but I can't see anything any more.
  16. 2003 E46 320d SE - Jack point usage

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all I've got a sneaking suspicion that a well know company who come and fit tyres for you on your own drive have broken my E46. I had all 4 tyres done - the chap who came used only the front jack point to lift the entire side of the vehicle up and to do both tyres at the same time. When I...
  17. E46 jack pad

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    have looked on flea bay and general interweb to find a jack pad to replace 1 I have seemingly ripped off:eek,they are like hens teeth,any ideas on where to source cheers
  18. Where to buy jack pads/covers for 1997/1998 E38?

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, I'm looking for a driver's side (right) jack pad (the round type pre mid-1998), and i wouldn't mind the plastic cover for the jack point on the side skirt either. Is the BMW dealership the only place to find these? I haven't been able to find the part on eBay UK, there are places in the...
  19. Schwaben/ECS tuning jack extension.

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    ECS tuning have quite an useful jacking tool adapter (OEM / Performance / Maintenance / Repair / Replacement Parts and kits for Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Porsche and Volkswagen - ECS Tuning) for the e31. You use it with a conventional hydraulic jack having inserted the tool into the rocker...
  20. Jack pad/adapter (similar to ecs)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, just saw today that jack pads/adapters can be used on the e36's which helps a kit with the jacking... It's like a metal tube with a welded plate on it to support a jack plate so lifting can be done from there... I had a quick look and only found ecs in America doing them... Obviously I...