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  1. changind e46 compact rear brake lines

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all So i am finally getting around to my only mot advisories on thats the rear brake lines as they have started to leak, now i know they go up on over the fuel tank and then run down the centre of the car with 2 other pipes. My question is can i cut them there where start to run down the...
  2. Fuel lines

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I got 1991 850i Need to replace fuel lines Is it easy to do? CanI buy lines already made up?If I have to buy pipe what size and spec is it? Connections what thread are they? Thanks Jim
  3. Renewing brake lines - is the flare type DIN or SAE?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Have been researching how to renew the rear brake lines on my touring, as corroded rear lines were an advisory at last MOT. Planning to do the full shooting match, from rear hose connections all the way back to the abs unit, using 3/16 kunifer. Found a flaring tool on the market with good...
  4. Replace brake lines

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Want to replace brake lines on 850 Is it easy and do I need diagnostics to open valves when bleeding lines? Thanks
  5. Moving red lines on rpm clock

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    What do they mean? Do they measure oil or coolant temp? Am I safe to rev the car as long as I rpm is lower than the line?
  6. Fuel lines

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I realise this may sound an oddball question, but can anyone kindly explain with diagrams if necessary how fuel gets from the fual tank to the engine itself and if it's the case fuel lines can get mixed ie the fuel line meant to go to cylinder one could be crossed to cylinder two as a result...
  7. Uprgraded brake lines?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My mate is always going on about stainless steel or braided brake lines. Has anyone done this on e46 and how does it feel.
  8. BMW E39 530i brake lines and fuel tank

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello guys. I am planning to check my brake lines behind the fuel tank to see if need replacing. I am sure in order to do the job properly the fuel tank ,prop ,exhaust have to come off, that said has anyone got a diy /link how to remove the tank? About brake lines, i am planning to buy some...
  9. replacing vac lines on 535d help !!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi all can anyone give me a link or a personal guide with pics detailed if possible to the above as mine are looking tired and the outer material is starting to fray many thanks paul..
  10. New brake lines = softer pedal !!!!!!

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi guys I just got the back brake lines changed. From what they told me the join is as far down as the front mirrors. It then passed an mot brake test but on the way home threw up a low brake fluid warning!!!! So back to the garage. They say they then found a split in the line hidden under a...
  11. Problems after replacing brake lines - is this norman?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    A while ago, I got the warning lamp on my dash that warns of a low brake fluid level. Realising that I must have a leak, I inspected all the brake lines and discovered a leak in the rear near-side line. Took the car to a trusted mechanic and asked him to replace both rear brake pipes (the far...
  12. E36 m44 to m52 fuel lines

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi, just a quick post Im currently beginning an engine swap 318is to 328I m44 to m52 both coupe/convertible spec I have a donor car but I read somewhere you have to adapt the fuel lines?!? I cant see why though if that is the case?!? I mean the fuel pumps are identical and the fuel rail will...
  13. LPG Conversion - where to tap into coolant lines?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have this issue that left me quite baffled with my LPG conversion. When getting coolant to the vaporiser, standard procedure is to tee into the hose coming from the engine block, right before the heater control valve, and then again tee into the return line from the matrix heater, in effect...
  14. Stereo Cutting Off Display Lines

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, My car stereo doesn’t display the last lines of its display properly. I think it’s always been like this since I bought it second hand but I can’t believe it’s normal. Does anyone know what’s going on with it and whether it’s fixable? Thanks in advance. (Apologies for image being upside...
  15. E46 rear brake lines poll

    General BMW Discussions
    What condition are your rear brake lines in? on e46 cars only.
  16. 2003 E60 530d - vacuum lines and components...

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Finally succumbed and took the inlet off (Jeebus its coked up) cleaned the EGR so that the valve actually opens now and was hunting around changing old and brittle vac hoses when I found a bit of a strange thing... From the 4 way vac connector that has pipes leading off to various bits...
  17. 02-e46 330d - rear brake lines

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, did my discs and pads over the weekend and noticed where the rear brake lines curl over they are rusted really bad, I've searched all over but can only find the flexi pipe, do I need to get it from bmw? Also I've seen it can be a pain in the arse to do, removing the fuel tank? So where can...
  18. Diff carrier bushings and brake lines.....

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Quick questions chaps.... Does changing the bushings in the diff carrier make any noticeable difference? I've just bought a large diff carrier for my evo diff (neither has arrived yet) and am wondering if it is worth changing the bushes whilst they are off the car. I'm thinking that having good...
  19. Lines across X5 Screen

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hi guys got a fault with the screen on an X5 screen it has lines going across it checked various connections and no joy any ideas to a fix for this please ?
  20. 330ci tranmission cooler lines.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Whilst renewing a few suspension parts on the front of the car, I had the chassis plate off and noticed one of the transmission cooler lines was weeping slightly from the fitting on the hose going to the cooler unit. I read a lot of the time it's a worn Oring inside the hose fitting that can...
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