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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Got a good reconditioned turbo sent then back my dodgy part and didn't realise I should of kept this bracket... Can anyone give me a name or part number? One pic has it missing one with it attached...
  2. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all! Total noob on cars here, trying to fix broken clutch on a cool E32 that I inherited So after finding that the clutch master cilinder was broken. When installing a new one, I found that the linkage of clutch pedal that links up with master cilinder "push rod thing" seems torqued. Here...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, Very new to working on cars, so plz excuse the noobishness :) So I recently inherited my grandpa's broken down E32... really always liked that car and now am replacing the broken clutch master cilinder on it After removing it, I found that the attached hardline had a slightly rusty...
  4. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hope these appear ok Pics of my E84 X1 after claybar, machine polish, ipa wipe down and two coats of Sonax hybrid npt Hope you like 530ie60
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, changed the fuel filter today using a guide on here- nice and easy, thanks for the guide it was great. Hardly any fuel drained out after i removed the fuel pump fuse- nice little tip! This may sound like a silly question, but what is this filter behind the fuel filter on my 320cd 2006...
  6. Technical Guides for the E46
    BMW E46 Boot lid cable replacement You may find that at some point that you are unable to open, lock or unlock the boot (or trunk) of your BMW E46 with the key remote, or even manually with the key. The ‘boot open’ light will remain lit up the dashboard despite having closed and locked it...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    ive been through 10's of videos and pics but none seem to match the layout of my engine. Could someone point me in the direction of the cam position sensor please?
  8. Introductions
    Hello Im the now proud owner of a 330d m sport highline A. Having had subarus all my life, it was time to grow up and stop annoying the neighbours too when getting up on the early shift. So economy and power resulted in this for the budget I had. 75k full bmsh 2 owners ticking all the boxes...
  9. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hello just a quick question does any one know how i can get or were i can get front wing's like the one pictured for my 330d touring !! any links or advice would be appreciated !! I think they look great & trying to find some were in the uk that supplies Thanks for your time :hihi
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Quick question- Where does the other end of the small nipple (via a hose) on this connector connect to? This is the connector on top of the Air Intake Boot on a M54 Engine. I have broken the hose at both ends and will replace full length, any help please I've heard it goes to a Fuel...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys I'm a new forum user with a 2004 E46 320D ES Touring with the M47TU2 engine. I had never even heard of Swirl Flaps until about a week ago when my car started to make a horrible 'metallic' sound. It sounded like it was coming from the top of the engine, but I couldn't pinpoint exactly...
  12. E36
    Hi people i just thought i should start this thread as it will be great for me personally to look back at and see my learning curve with this car its a bmw 323i coupe on a 1995 right on the month parts changed so finding some parts are annoying like take for instance clutch from the day i...
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Afternoon all, I'm thinking of putting 20" rims on my E93 325d M Sport. I've been offered a set including Falken run-flats (used but mint) from someone I know, so I know they're OK. I've 'tried them on' if you like and driven the car (see pic) and it drives fine with no rubbing front or rear...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    I google imaged all the BMW model names and couldnt find one that had only 2 front lights, I somewhy doubt it is custom made. Sorry for being a newbie but Im dying to learn more about this model :silly
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    It seems the glow plug controllers fail on the M57N engine, and if more than three fail the diesel particle filter won’t regenerate. This guide also has a little bit on removing the inlet manifold, you need a socket set preferably one with a ¼” and 3/8” drive set, and E7 torx socket and 45 torx...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just trying to determine if a 320d has the little metal holders that sit in the carrier bracket like the ones in the pic below? Or do the pads just sit directly on the metal of the carrier bracket, theres none on my car and am not sure if they are missing or if they don't exist on these cars.
  17. General BMW Discussions
    As titled, lets see your E46 Coupes (preferably Msport spec) with 19" CSL wheels. Wheel and suspension specs would also be appreciated. Just trying to get some ideas at the moment. Thanks lads :)
  18. General BMW Discussions
    Got oil dripping from the engine block on to the exhaust. Aside from the embarrassment of smoke coming from my bonnet when driving, I'm scared my car's gona go up in flames! What do you reckon? Valve cover or Vacuum pump?
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Well the results are good with the comparison of the old and new oil job its self was simple I used a ramp but this can be done in your driveway would advise using a oil transfer pump to put the new oil back in the gearbox I used 1.1liters of titan sintofluid 75w 80 I have only done about 10...
  20. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Show me you 3 series SE Touring Alloy Wheels (Pic Request) Evening all, Just recently purchased a 335d Touring and am looking to change the alloys as the are killing the car styling wise IMO, I've seen a Dark blue SE with MV4's and it looked very nice I have to say So what are other...
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