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  1. 2010 F11 530d - keeping an eye on DPF status

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, just brought a 2010 530d Touring - I presume it has a DPF. I worry about it clogging up - how do I keep an eye on it, is there a way to monitor the DPF status, how long until it needs a regen and all that? Many thanks!
  2. keeping track / recording progress

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hi everyone, Apologies if this is in the wrong place (Admin please feel free to move as appropriate) just a quick one regarding vehicle restoration and projects, my poll is an agree/disagree on the subject of "properly keeping track of a vehicle project or restoration is too time intensive or...
  3. E34 V8s .. I love them but they love taking your time and keeping you close

    I have 4 E34s, a 520i, 530i M60 , 540i M60 and 535 with 6.0 Chev power ... on a good day, so rewarding to drive .. on a bad day, every odd noise asks for your attention and sanity .. That said, after 8 years ownership, still feel good walking up to my daily driver Diamondswartz 530i despite over...
  4. keeping the power when changing the battery using a jump starter pack

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I want to change my battery on my Z4 e89, to save the settings from being reset can I connect a jump starter pack, this in theory keep the power on while changing my battery. Has any tried doing this? Ihave one of these: Phaze 4-in-1 Jump Starter The*Phaze 4-in-1 Jump Starter*is suitable for...
  5. Keeping my 92k mile 525d?

    General BMW Discussions
    I have an 07 525d touring with 92k miles on the clock which I bought in 2009. It's been a great car with one costly repair out of warranty when the self-levelling suspension pump needed replacing a year ago. Always flies through the MOT. With the age of the car I've been thinking of replacing it...
  6. keeping turbos happy !!!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi all as above says how can i keep them healthy on my 535d aditives? what du suggest people..
  7. can you remap e61 525d effectively with keeping DPF on?

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi a newby here so take it easy on me! Just bought an e61 525d auto touring as my firstborn is due in two months and I want a good family bus. Car is on an 05 plate,2499cc with 99k miles and well looked after. Car needs to be bombproof for next five years. In an effort to future proof I will...
  8. E39 M-Sport Suspension - worth keeping, or worth upgrading to Coilovers ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello all, I own an E39 M-Sport and am interested in going lower, by a couple of inches. These days, is the M-Sport suspension worth some money (on the older 5 series)? Or I wont be making a mistake by scrapping it, for a set of Coilovers? :confused The car sits quite nicely, especially...
  9. 2012 F30 320D Idrive clock not keeping time

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I have just bought a 2012 F30. When I program the clock on the Idrive, i.e. 1630 hours, it will not change from this time, and even if when I turn the car off and on again hours later, it will still say 1630. Does anyone know how to fix this please? Thanks.
  10. Keeping E46 in best shape through the winter!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys. Any ideas or suggestions on how to keep e46 325ci in good condition through the cold weather???
  11. keeping your pets warm on cold nights lmao

    BFuk Open Topic
    I got sent this and it did make me laugh , got to keep the pets warm lmfao ;):hihi
  12. E39 528i Keeping it nice and clean

    Thought I might as well open a thread for it. I am located in Newcastle and would love to meet other people working on their BMWs! My E39 is a 5/96 528i manual in Aspen Silver Metallic which is blast drive, just love it. I planned to get a manual 528i for a few years and finally bought one when...
  13. Keeping Revs Low

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just picked up my 2011 320d ED. Really pleased, first time owner of a BMW. Looking at all the reviews and info, it says the flywheel has extra balancing to enable you to drive it at very low revs. Now at 30mph I have to drop it to 3rd which is approx 1500rpm, I would have expected to be able...
  14. Extending strut piston and keeping there

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Was wondering if anyone has every came across a tool for extending the piston out a strut and keeping it there during installation. I've got new sachs advantage going on, and apparently the newer struts have a spring inside them that make it impossible to extend them by hand. Has anyone came...
  15. New Guy With A 20 Year Old E36 Looking for Help Keeping It A Runner

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, I am Andrew the proud owner of a 1995 e36 318is with automatic transmission. No air conditioning, no computer, no leather, no toys. For the life of me I can't figure out what the 's' gives me but it is on the log book, but not on any badging. The car has done over its life less than 60K...
  16. Keeping it German

    Hi all. Currently looking at 8 series once I can sell my 2002 911. I've had bimmers before in the form of a 3.0 Z4 and just love the 8 series! :) I have a couple of bikes too but those are for fun rather than any sort of real travelling... ;) I'm in the "reading" stage at the moment and trying...
  17. E82 head unit not keeping memory.

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, Yet again another problem with my head unit, I have a pioneer DEH-4500bt in my car and for some reason it does not keep the memory after half hour or so. I have a ignition line in from the cigarette lighter and I have changed the yellow and red cables back and forth a number of...
  18. e46 business CD and i-phone for music. What is the best option? (keeping original bluetooth)

    The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hi, I have a 2004 M3 with a cassette deck head unit and want to upgrade. I have factory bluetooth but want to upgrade to a Business CD head unit and also want to be able to plug in my phone/ipod to play music and skip tracks using steering wheel controls. Which year of CD player is suitable (to...
  19. project keeping it cheap E36 Drift Car

    ***I have just copy'd this off another site so all the stages happened at different times*** hello folks, i picked this E36 up today. its a 323i (2.5) as im only young ill be doing most of the work myself also so it will be done right and ill take my time :) so time for pics, this is the way i...
  20. My 328i keeping it simple !

    As most of you know i got my new car last week so i thought its about time i started my project thread :thumbsup its a 1998 328i sport in avus blue and its an auto, which i was worried about to start off with but now i've driven it i love the auto box. Its only just done 100k and its got full...