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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Just a heads up on a couple of garages in Colchester that are very good. Grayham Richardsons ( - These guys do pretty much everything and have great networks with the other local car business so they can easily get help on specialist work. Organised tidy...
  2. Introductions
    I recently purchased a 1995 318is auto from a friend, and looking forward to learning more about the car!:thumbsup
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all, New to these forums so sorry if I'm doing something horrendously wrong by asking a question on here as I tried to use the search function although it seems pretty intense. My car is a F30 320d ED Sport with 70k ish miles on the clock. I've had it for 6 months and just did a routine...
  4. Introductions
    Morning All! I’m new to the forum so I thought I’d just introduce myself to you all. I’ve just purchased a BMW E46 325 saloon with only 19k miles on the clock!! (One previous owner) I’ve wanted an E46 for such a long time so I’m over the moon with my new purchase! I’ll try and post some...
  5. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Under bonnet charging post with nut has a cover with a + on top ...cover gone missing by garage man....anybody got one. Hayden
  6. Introductions
    Hi all, Been browsing this forum for a while now but I have recently bought my new BMW. I am from the Rotherham / Sheffield area! I have got myself a 340i shadow edition. I am hoping to get a mat black spoiler on the back soon!
  7. Technical Guides for BMW E24, E63, E64, F12, F13.
    I put this together for another forum so thought I'd throw it over here as well for reference. If anyone comes across any different combinations/numbers please let me know so I can add or amend the list :thumbsup.
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, looking to post a video I took last night as I'm concerned by all the air woooshing I'm getting but nothing happens why I try to upload it. Am I missing something?
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys I've just installed two new rear air-bag suspensions on my 520d F11 as there was a leak on one (but thought I'd change both). The compressor kicks in but only for 30 seconds then turns off??? Is this right? It's just not enough time for the air-bags to inflate I feel? Is the compressor...
  10. BFuk Open Topic
    FYI Watchdog tonight 8pm BBC 1 Something about BMW on tonight show for those that might be interested..
  11. General BMW Discussions
    What is likely to happen do you think? Will regular M2 used prices take a dive when the competition version comes out? Is there any precedent with previous M cars?
  12. General BMW Discussions
    My 318I is dead, oil pump failure, I replaced the pump, but the engine was too far gone, it went for scrap, that N42 was nothing but a pain, I learnt my lesson.
  13. BFuk Open Topic
    Just looking for a recommendation
  14. General BMW Discussions
    hi, hoping you can help as I am new to the forum, I have a 5 series touring f11 estate, the larger rear seat has stopped folding and is locked, the release latch is working ok, is there a way of releasing the seat and is there adjustment on the cable or do I need a new one,, thanks :D
  15. Introductions
    Hello folks, Apparently i have been a member since 2010! Although i am only posting now Signed up back in 2010 to help get some information in order to fix my father in laws E36 :hihi Fast FWD to 2018 and i have now purchased my first BMW, a 2005 320D SE Touring Needed a daily that also had...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi folks I have recently joined the BMW family after purchasing a 2005 E46 320d Touring... First problem is the key, its very tatty, battery is dead and looks like it has been dropped in cement! haha My question is, can any of you guys recommend a place to get a replacement key in the South...
  17. Auto Electrical Forum
    I'm a first time BMW owner, recently bought a 12 plate 320d. Lovely car, but have noticed a very annoying sound from the heater. Have tried to search for a similar problem online and have come across this video Would appreciate any info on what's...
  18. Introductions
    Evening All, Just joined the forum having bought a 2006 330d M-Sport Touring. I've owned a number of different cars in recent years but this is my first bimmer. I needed something with an estate boot for the dog so sold my 3 year old 2.2TD Mazda, and got something quite a bit older but a lot of...
  19. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Federal 595 RSR - Great Track Day Tyres ?? Hi guys! I've recently completed a blog post on Federal tyres focusing on 595 RS-R's. Comments welcome! We are a supplier of Federal tyres and I know people will think we're biased but we've been using these tyres far longer than we've sold them...
  20. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi, I have just purchased a 2016 F31 335d M Sport + touring running 19" Alloys with run flats. Having been in Audi S cars for the last few years I am noticing the awful ride of run flat tyres. I will need to replace tyres in the next 2000 miles so am looking for opinions on swapping out to...