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  1. Control Arm Replacement / Jack Point

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I’m looking to swap over control arms / wishbones, the job itself is no problem, but was wondering what jack and axle stand points would you use? I normally jack the car up using the black rubber point by the driver and passenger doors and would then throw an axle stand under the control arm to...
  2. mounting point failed due to corrosion

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi has anyone ever came across a failing mount point? One of the The plastic blocks started to push into the sill underneath. Is this something fixable or is this the end of the car's life? i doubt it would pass MOT in 3 months like this.
  3. Front Jacking point

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Yes there is.
  4. Front Jacking point

    General BMW Discussions
    Is there a front jacking point under the engine in the current G30 5 series
  5. BMW F32 Air Con Low Press Recharge Point Location

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi I am trying to recharge my air con on my BMW F32. Can someone tell me where the F32 low pressure air con recharge point is located? I have found what I think is the high pressure connection to the right of the engine bay with a black cap on. My air con gas recharge connector will not fit...
  6. 2001 E39 M5 - Some help or a point in the right direction as I'm new here?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, hoping someone can help! I'm frequently getting new fault codes appearing as the car is going into limp mode in 3rd gear under load (high revs / uphill in particular). I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction for: 1) A diagnostic code reader I can purchase which is...
  7. 2006 E90 325d Saloon - ISOFIX Top Tether Point ???

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    2006 E90 325d M-Sport Saloon - ISOFIX Top Tether Point Hello, first time poster. Just picked up the above car and looking to install a forward facing ISOFIX seat however I just can't find a top tether/anchor point anywhere. The car does not have the folding rear seats. I can find the...
  8. E90 330d - high clutch travel past biting point

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have a BMW E90 330D 2007. I've read lots about modifying the clutch by a clutch stop to shorten the travel, and removing the CDV to get more reliable clutch engagement which i will do. However, the biting point if quite far down the pedal (near the floor), after the clutch has engaged...
  9. Valvetronic start point setting

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
  10. BMW 318ti 2004 corroded osr jacking point

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All just failed mot on corroded osr jacking point other 3 are perfectly ok,most of its covered by plastic covers so when these as removed think it might be quite bad. This is on a vehicle which has had an easy life owned by us since it was a year old no accidents always...
  11. My auto gearbox set 3rd gear as starting point when in sport manual shift mode

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
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  12. What advantages does a line array system offer over point source?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    The main advantage of a vertical line array system is described above. When correctly installed, a line array allows even frequency response and clear sonic coverage throughout the range of the system (except for the nearest and farthest seats). And unlike traditional point source speakers, you...
  13. E36 compact jacking point confusion

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, First post on the forum and just trying to get my bearings with a problems ive come across , so I got a E36 318ti last week and in essence I've come to jack the front up to find where the jacking point is it's had a previous repair but looking at it its just a plate weld over the top so...
  14. 2000 740i jacking point replacement

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, I'm about to purchase the above vehicle. The jacking points have completely rusted out. Can anyone advise where to get replacement panels for the job and if there is a how-to anywhere on the forums about replacing them? Thanks in advance, Richard.
  15. 2007 BMW 320d SE Touring - where is the central jacking point to be able to place axle stands?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Might seem a silly question but I've checked several youtube videos and even asked a garage and I can see where the jacking points are, behind the front wheels, but obviously I can't jack up the car and put axle stands on the same point, (it's too small, and they say not to jack...
  16. Throttle and clutch 'catching' when hitting biting point

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, Recently bought a 55 plate 116i. Seems to be running OK apart from it judders in 5th when going over a bump and low revs. Apart from that when I change low gears the clutch and throttle will occasionally stick at the biting point. As I lift the clutch and lower the throttle it's like...
  17. Floor mat fixing point position

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, I was wondering if I could get some help from all the E36 owners out there. I am trying to buy some car mats, but I do not have any confidence that the mats from online websites will have the hole for the fixing point in the right place. Please see link below for one website that urges...
  18. Anyone know where i can take a decent Earth point??

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Trying to fit a dashcam to my X5 E53. Ive hooked up the wires to fuses but cannot find a decent fuse point anywhere round glove box. If anyone could advise that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Dave
  19. BMW E36 1991 jacking point

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have a hole on the floor of the side skirt where the plastic jacking point should be under the car. Is it as simple as cutting then welding a new section in and if so how do I reattach the plastic foot to the new metal ?
  20. Best Jacking Point - E39

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, Maybe a daft question as the car has very obvious jacking points! I'm going to change the oil and filter on my 528i. I have one trolley jack and not much room to be able to get my axle stands under the car. My Honda Accord had a central point to jack which meant both wheels went...