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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, this is my first thread to this site. So i bought my BMW 318i about 2 months ago. About a month in from owning it, i noticed a very high oil consumption, and rough idle (sometimes when stationary the revs would start increasing to about 2000rpm then drop again). It then starting...
  2. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Here's a picture of a loo roll style filter removed from my car this week. I am uncertain how long it has taken the loo roll to get into this state and would welcome opinions. The only possible answers are 78 months and 45,300 miles OR 6 months, and 4,600 miles. If it helps, the car has a full...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey Guys Ive got a '97 E36 323i coupe, thats had an engine swap to a non vanos 325, and ive got a problem (only just cropped up, not since the swap itself) The car idles reeeeeeeeeeeeeally badly, ive tried changing the airflow meter, no joy, cleaned the ICV, no joy, cleaned the intake, all to...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Going to fit the newer vortex type oil separator to the car,is there any advantage to fitting the whole unit with cover at about £45 rather than just the innards into my existing cover for about £22 ? Am I correct in thinking that once fitted these are maintenance free? Thanks, Gary