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  1. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All - have just bought a 2004 N62 4.4 X5. Changing the oil but the filter element is stuck inside - the plastic housing came off fine. Is there a 'special move' to get it out? There is a sprung push pin in the centre - but doesn't seem to do anything. Have tried unscrewing it but it is...
  2. Introductions
    Hi from Co Down. Haven't owned a BM for over a decade but I've just bought a 2005 e61 525d with 136k on the clock and apart from a confusing idrive I think I'm gonna get on well with it. Going for a service this week and a good detail to brighten it up a bit. Hope I dont need to ask too many...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone, Not had my 330d long and been loving it up to now. Occasionally when I put my foot down the car enters limp mode. See below an INPA readout of the faults https://postimg.org/gallery/2pjysmhh8/ I've changed the fuel filter with no effect. Any help would be much appreciated...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, this is a vid of my Spa session if anyone is keen to see a 3.0 m3 noob battling it out with a 70s 911 powered by Carrera s engine. https://youtu.be/3My_6lv2Z24 Hopfully some members may appreciate this if your thinking about turning your e36 into a more track focused machine. Glad I...
  5. Introductions
    Hello Everyone, Hope your all well. Just bought a 2004 E46 325 CI M-sport. Only had it a few weeks and already wandering what Mods to do, any help/ideas would be greatly apprieciated. I have a little knowledge of these cars and motors (Being a qualified Mechanic), I know the Vanos system needs...
  6. Introductions
    Just a quick line saying hello after returning to the BMW fold. Been about ten years now with my previous being an e28 m535i, I now have just bought a rather low mileage 2005 X3se. So far, pretty happy with it....
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My lovely E46 has turned in to a money pit the last 8 months, with literally something going wrong every month and i'm running out of cash to throw at it. This month its the turn of the front driver side brake caliper (actually the 2 front Harmon Kardon mid ranges also disintegrated and...
  8. Introductions
    Hi All, Longtime lurker and BMW fan, had a 320d M-Sport E46, and now... First touring and loving it! Some pictures for you all as we all love a picture!
  9. Introductions
    Hi all ! Noob to the German car scene as always had Japanese cars ! I have recently bought a Alpina D3 56 plate lovely car such a nice car and stunning to look at ! Been driving it a while and love the car . This site seems the perfect place for me to get more knowledge on these cars and also...
  10. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've got a 2003 E46 convertible with factory Harmon Kardon setup, that I was perfectly happy with. Last year I had the old (aftermarket) head unit swapped out and a new unit fitted that would do bluetooth etc. I havent blasted the music out at any louder volumes (im 40+, so getting on a bit)...
  11. Introductions
    Hi guys and girls, Just want to introduce myself, got a new to me E60 520d m-sport, as I will need to keep running costs low I will try and do the basic maintenance myself with everyone help. Brill forum and I hope to add as much as I take
  12. Introductions
    My first Compact 318Ti M Power Bought as I like the BMW marque. Not one reply or welcome, obviously not the place for me !
  13. Introductions
    Hi all, Hope I can contribute useful stuff after a while, just got a very well looked after 2004 330Ci M54 straight 6. As everything is working well except Bluetooth, AuX in, and the Bass speaker in the ski hatch area is missing, it will not be long before the innards will be out to see me for...
  14. Introductions
    Hi all, brand new here and as title says I'm a BMW noob, just wanted to say hi and introduce myself as I'm sure I will need plenty of advice in the future. My name is Ian and I live in Durham, i recently bought a z4 m sport which hasn't been painless tbh but hopefully it is sorted now and I can...
  15. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi all, my name is Ian and I'm new to this forum, i have a 2012 2.0 Z4 M Sport, i have had a few issues with it since buying it, main one resulted in BMW putting in a brand new engine and turbo but hopefully I won't have any more issues it now. I have been looking to change the 19in alloys to...
  16. Introductions
    Was intending to sign up as bought a 2011 F11 520d M Sport last week. Turns out I may have an issue so all the more reason to join in! So hello :wave:?
  17. Introductions
    Hi all, im new to the forum but not new to the beemer scene however it has been some years since my last bmw but now im back with 2 e39 530d's a saloon (prefacelift) and a 2001 sport touring, have a few niggles which maybe some of you may be able to help with but ill post them in the correct place.
  18. Introductions
    I am new to this forum and would like to say hello. I have a 1996 318i convertible with an automatic transmission that I had for a while. I also have a 1989 750iL and a complete second 1989 750iL drivetrain sitting in the garage. While I have enjoyed the cars in their fairly oem condition I...
  19. Introductions
    Hi new to the forum and new to BMW as well, recently purchased a 325i touring as I always wanted a straight six, not quite what I expected and I'm not keen on the auto box at all but first impressions are of a well designed and manufactured car as you'd expect from a bimmer. Already had to fix...
  20. Introductions
    hello guys and girls im new to the forum and have recently brought my E90 320 SI limited edition I love it my 320si which has covered just 36,000 miles and is probably one of the lowest mileage examples of this rare car (only 1 of 500 built for the UK market)For those who don't know about...
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