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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Using the Virtual PC BMW service manual software to rebuild my engine and I think I've found an error in it! On the page covering fitting the crank it states that No.1 must be at TDC when setting the counterbalance shafts. Well, the setting tool only fits when its at BDC and the pictures in...
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I have recently acquired a 2008 118i M Sport automatic E87 and require to set up some diagnostic/programming software on a Laptop PC. Initial research mentions things like DIS V57, INSTA-D, Rheingold etc., but I'm not yet sure which way to go. Can anyone point me to useful reading for a newbie...
  3. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi everyone, Does anyone know where I can obtain a proper viewer for the advanced car eye? I.e. one that will interpret the GPS data, view the AVI and also, separate the front and back footage streams? So far: I can copy and view the AVI segments separately. I found one dash-cam viewer...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Folks, I replaced pipe 5 in the diagram in the link below RealOEM.com - Online BMW Parts Catalog All seemed ok but notice that when I turned off the car after checking all was ok the EGR pressure convertor started buzzing. I've had the EGR disconnected for a while so I'm guessing its not...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I picked up a late 2002 316ti with 93k miles on it a month or so back and it had awful idling problems. Refitting a hanging off intake hose and a new top breather pipe and it seemed all good for a couple weeks (apart from the odd hesitation every now and then under 2k revs which seems...
  6. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi all, I have been a bmw owner for many years, and have been working on cars for more years than I care to remember, and I work in IT and have done for a long time. However, I have not yet combined work and play and joined my car with my computer ! I have an e39 520iSE Auto, and it has...
  7. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    I am looking to extend my diagnostic capabilities and learn more about my car by adding an oscilloscope capability to my PC I have seen some propositions on the Internet but would like to benefit from the experience of my fellow BMW owners My budget for this is limited (less than €100 for...
  8. E39
    I had this planned on purchase a 2 years ago, but remote start n coil overs got in the way! Videos http://s1030.photobucket.com/albums/y361/weeeman/?action=view&current=7cfdf7f2.mp4 http://s1030.photobucket.com/albums/y361/weeeman/?action=view&current=f2106990.mp4 Finished at last!
  9. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Guys, do you think that this can be used to control the audio on a car PC setup with the steering wheel controls on an e46 325i? http://www.rcjoycon.com/base_3/menu_10.php?com_board_basic=read_form&menu=10&com_board_idx=9 Am thinking of doing a car PC, but don't want to lose the steering wheel...
  10. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Going to build a laptop based pc for the car and was wondering if anyone has done one on here?
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