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  1. lumpy idle really doing my nut any advice pleasenow

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    right guys so i have now changed both cam sensors, both timing solenoids and the VVT motor, also changed one of the pencil coils as even when clipped in you you pull it out with ease It still judders and is a bit lumpy on starting but then a few seconds it sorts its self out and idles the best...
  2. Locking nut help!!!

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi, I have lost my wheel locking nut. I have a 320 56 plate but not original wheels. They have M Sport wheels on and need some help to locate a nut. Thanks in advance
  3. Oil filter nut size?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Internet says 36mm but when I went to change today though neither had large enough bit or tape measure with me, I had a 32mm spanner which seemed just a tad too small, so 36mm seems to large, car is 1999 and stored 20 miles away so can't just nip out and measure So what do I buy? Sent from...
  4. Lost locking wheel nut.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys. I've lost my locking wheel nut on my e36 318 touring. It's out of MOT and I need to sort the rear brakes to get it through. Can a BMW garage provide the correct replacement with the VIN/reg or would it require driving to a garage for them to have a look? Really excited by these new...
  5. Lost locking wheel nut

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys Im probably not the first to ask for advice about this. I've lost my locking wheel nut extractor on my 2009 BMW 320D m sport. Can anyone tell me the extractor code, or the part that I need please. I'm hoping that bmw will help me tomorrow, but if not I am going to rely on someone's advice.
  6. E90 320d MSport locking nut bolt missing

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone has a spare locking nut bolt, size ABC 31? A few days ago i noticed my rear bolt is missing and its the special locking nut bolt (I have no idea how thats gone missing as it couldn't have been opened without the locking nut). I have looked on ebay but cannot find...
  7. X3 Hub Nut size

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Original post seems to have been deleted for some reason? Admin - if it's because this has already been answered elsewhere, can someone give a link please. I tried to do a search but "Hub Nut" didn't bring any results. Can anyone confirm the socket sizes needed to remove the rear hub nut on a...
  8. Door nut

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone trying to find out where to get a spanner or not sure what they are called to tighten bolt on my daughters door. It has a star shape so not the normal as you prob all know. It's clicking all the time we can see the attachment is loose. Any advice would be greatly appreciate. Cathy
  9. Locking wheel nut

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hello, I recently bought a BMW. One of the screws on the wheel is different and I can't seem to find the key (searched online) Could you please have a look and advise? Thank you
  10. E36 1999 318is bumper nut thread size

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    E36 front and rear bumper nut size please. Just need the thread size, as my bumper was stolen and I want to get some locking wheel nuts to protect the new bumper. Anyone done this before?! Thanks
  11. locking wheel nut busted, any thoughts?!

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi, so my locking nut key broke inside the nut, i managed to get the key out by drilling it but all the spindles are knackered so no way to fit a new key inside. tried bashing it round with a lump hammer and chisel. No joy, and now the nut is a real mess :mad tired stick welding a spanner...
  12. Wonky wheel nut tools

    General BMW Discussions
    Every time the wheels need to come of my 2011 120d M sport they have to hammer an 11mm socket over the locking nut to remove them as the tool supplied by BMW just shears off!. I now have a bag with no less than 8 broken tools in it, I have cured the problem by buying a set from Halfords and...
  13. 1998 e36 328i - stripped subframe mount nut on the chassis

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, today I took off my subframe on my drift car to change the bushes and realised one of the bolts has a stripped internal of the nut mounted on the body or welded to the body of the car. some crazy mechanic has done this. there is a stud that goes into it which has two sides, one side...
  14. 1998 e36 328i - rear subframe nut stripped

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, today I was took off my subframe on my drift car to change the bushes and realised one of the nuts has a stripped internal and some crazy mechanic has done this. there is a stud that goes into it which has two sides, one side is threaded and then a hex nut and then bare metal and then...
  15. Wheel nut size (325D 2010)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just a quick question... What size socket do I need for the standard wheel nuts? I've had a play with my socket set and found one that fits but it's not as snug as I would like so I don't want to go and round off a nut trying to remove it if my socket is slightly too big. Thanks.
  16. E46 Exhaust manifold studs and nut size

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Could anyone tell me the sizes i need to get here?
  17. 2007 E92 335i M Sports - one wheel nut missing and it's the lock nut

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey guys, I was thinking of removing the rust from the drums today and thought to check to see how much time it would take. Anyway, i have noticed the rear passenger side wheel has the locking nut missing. Can I find the locking nut from somewhere, or do I have to replace the set, or should I...
  18. E46 325 2001 - rear strut top nut

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Having a problem with the rear strut top nut. I have a nylock nut (came with the boge shock) that keeps undoing it self. I can't understand whats going on. Has anybody had this problem? According to Haynes, the piston nut is to be tightened to 14nm, which I surpassed - at least around 30nm
  19. BMW E46 2002 33CI - Wheel nut covers

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, can anyone recommend a set of wheel nut cover (preferable steel not plastic but not essential) with a chrome finish for an e46. Also is there a set available that has a cover that will go over the locking nut as well, i have come across such sets for some other makes of car but not BMW, thanks
  20. Lost my locking wheel nut key :(

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, Managed to misplace my locking wheel nut key, when i've looked at replacing it online there are a lot of very similar versions, any way to make sure of ordering the correct one?? Thanks Bill.
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