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  1. Z4
    Hi everyone,my Z4 has the leather and suede seats and now I am getting unsightly black marks where the seat belt rubs over the suede part of the seat.Is anyone else getting this and is there a way of preventing it.I tried covering it with tape but it looked a mess.Any suggestions...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I am going away and going to be leaving my car sat of my parents driveway for three weeks.... What preparations do I need to make? My main concern is battery, I'm aware fluids will settle.
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there Just wondering, do any of you leave things plugged into your cars overnight or for a few hours when the engine is off? I'm talking more about having a couple of dashcams plugged into the car while it is parked (one front one back!), y'know, just in case! I guess an hour at the...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I'll be leaving my e36 for 4 weeks in the near future, any suggestions what to do? Thanks
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    On Monday I put my car in to my local garage. Asked them to look at an oil leak that was and advisory on my mot from them, so asked to check out my coolant system too as I noticed its losing it over the weekend, has been a small puddle at the front after cars been used. And requiring about a cup...
  6. BFuk Open Topic
    Hi guys, I've got a blocked dpf filter, the light doesn't stay on constantly but I tried to get a regen on it, and the back pressure values were 793 instead of being around the 200 mark. My question is, what damage could be caused to the car if it was just left? I know it would fail an m.o.t...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone I'm in the navy and going to sea this week for a couple of weeks. Due to this I don't know how to leave the car regarding the gearbox? I know I need to leave the handbrake off but can I leave the car in park or will this seize anything overtime? I know in manual cars I've had in...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Went on a test drive today at a Skoda dealer and may well be selling my striking ' Asbo Orange ' BMW 316ti Compact 2002..... for a Skoda Citygo ! Oddly enough its not because of any faults with the N42 engine, i have had zero issues with the whole car and its only done 55k. But i am only using...
  9. BFuk Open Topic
    Here I am yet again, sitting down to start working on an essay for Uni I was notified of about 7 weeks ago. It's due today at 15:00, and it's for "Fundamentals of Marketing"... So, who else is pretty bad for this?? :shifty: :jaw-dropping
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all Some pleasant character has scratched my car along the side with a pen knife or screwdriver or something like that. I think it's mostly in the clear coat but in a couple of places it's quite deep. I had a couple of questions that I was hoping someone could help with 1. The scratch is...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi All After 2 years of problems with my bmw 320d m sport coupe I have sold it. I bought the car new and it has suffered from rattling windows ever since. At least 8 visits to the dealer and loads of new seals later the problem was as bad as ever. People on this site kindly offered the opinion...
  12. BFuk Open Topic
    Hey guys, i obviously have a BMW and a few mates of mine have VW's, i was just wondering if anyone knows any good all round German car forums based in the uk so we can all join together and go on meets etc?! i will not be leaving this one as this has to be the best forum ive ever been on! and...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi. I'd like to have my DSLR camera with me all the time. You guys think it would be ok to be stored in the boot of my vert all the time?
  14. General BMW Discussions
    I used to post on here, but having been so long i forgot my password :D Anyhow the time of year to decide on whether to keep or change car has arrived. Couple of questions, 1st being the BMW. MOT getting done next monday, however has anybody seen this combination of warning lights before...
  15. BFuk Open Topic
    Well guys I,ll be sad to see the car go as its what got me on the forum in the first place in which made me some good mates and had some great times, so i am going keep a number plate just for memories, by by vert you served me well:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
  16. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi guys, I havent washed my car since before it snowed because i didnt see the point as the roads are filthy and it would just get dirty in 5mins. I noticed the other day that the wheels had bits of what looked like grit from the road stuck to it so took it down to get washed today. The wheels...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I think I have the dreaded Thermostat problem as my 320d takes ages to reach the 12 o'clock position. For example, I drove to my parents last night which is 7 miles, 3 miles of it is motorway. The journey took me 25 minutes in trafic and the needle just went past the 10 o'clock position and...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    this happened to a freind of mine this morning and the fact it had no steering wheel on amused me. "left my engine runnin 2 warm the engine.Went inside n heard the engine cut of after 5 minz.Jumped out and c a fed walkin dwn my drive.Asked if i owned d motor, Replied Yes...Gave me a lecture ow...
  19. BFuk Open Topic
    Im sorry to say but i am leaving the world of BMWs (at least for the time being), ive had my 318is for almost 2 years & this forum has been great.:thumbsup I feel its time for a change, i know what i want but some people will slate me so i will not be disclosing what car i will be buying...
  20. BFuk Open Topic
    As topic goes, name 7 cars you would like to drive before dying? My list goes like this... 1. Mustang GT500 Shelby Eleanor 2. F1 car 3. Porsche GT3 RS 4. Ferrari F40 5. Bugatti Veyron 6. Koenigsegg Agera 7. Maybach Exelero
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