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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Lads ive had enuff of this problem...i was on motorway yesterday n its getin worse it had nothing like before i have no smoke etc n turbo boosting but its struggling badley!...it has such a flat spot 3rd gear onwards its auto.cleaned egr valve and full service..anyone had same problems Thanks...
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    my adjustable steering wheel no longer adjusts, checked for blown fuses, now looking for replacment motors, is it usual for both motors to fail at same time ? or could it be the stalk switch ? thanks Darren
  3. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hey guys, I'm new here, just bought my first BM. It's a 2007 120d 3dr in graphite. I am looking to fit powered wing mirrors so I can walk away and lock the car with them auto closing. I am finding it difficult to source the mirrors but have found "BMW E87 LCI 1 SERIES M SPORT ELECTRIC FOLDING...
  4. Introductions
    Hi, I'm Adam and I am currently putting a M52B28 into my defender. Having lots of problems so thought I would join a BMW community for help! Here's a pic or 2... Hopefully I'll find the answers to get the thing to start! :) Adam
  5. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi everyone! This is more a share of knowledge rather than a search for help. I just become a owner of a 730d, and on the first week put it off road, in order to do a proper service. Parts ordered: 6 x Bosh Glow Plugs Beru (Genuine) Glow Plug Controler Vortex Crank case breather 3 meters of...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have an e90 and have fitted an hid kit to the headlights,, now I want to do something with front foglights, whats the best upgrades out there ??
  7. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys, Im fitting a new Alpine head unit to my 2004 E46 M3 and im having troubles with lack of radio reception. I understand that the E46 has a antenna amplifier which needs power. I have purchased the ISO adapter which has a blue wire marked "power antenna" which i can see goes to the solid...
  8. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, i work at a company in Sheffield called quarry motors which specializes in BMW's. We have a 6 bay fitting and servicing area and a salvage yard which holds around 60 BMW at any one time. We also revolve the stock round each week as we recycle over 450 BMW each year. So with all this at my...
  9. Introductions
    Hi Guys, I am presently building a 1955 ford pop 103e, i have a 4ltr m60 v8 which i will be fitting in to the pop, i am awaiting a manual 4ltr box but at the moment the supplier hasnt found one, he has said that a 3ltr box will fit and has a quicker gear change. Has anyone tried this before...
  10. BMW Engine Conversions
    My old 190E has had some good abuse since I bought it. The 1.8 8V engine far outlasted anyone's expectations but finally let go after a full day of no fuel cut rev limiter (only ignition cut), almost non existent oil pressure on idle and very high coolant temps at Oulton Park drift circuit. The...
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi - first post here - trying to help out my girlfriend with her Z3 3.0i... The symptoms are that the powered roof stopped opening. However it will still close. If I undo the bypass screw on the reservoir and open the roof manually, then close the screw back up tight, shut the boot, ignition...
  12. Auto Electrical Forum
    I removed the climate control panel yesterday to access the headunit. When I put it back, it didn't work. After a couple of hours, I switched on the ignition the unit had power back. I think it must have had to register. Everything appears to be working ok, apart from the fact that the powered...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Was just wondering if it's possible , or is getting the car wired for the electrics handier??? Iv a e46 with manual seats at the min
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    well firstly hello everybody, first time in the forum after the advice of some friends Hope someone can help me. You see i have the E46 318ci (cabrio) 2002 Recently, basicaly after i installed an after market radio on it (alpine ida-x305) like couple of weeks later the car gave me a problem...
  15. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi everyone this is my first posting, I have just purchased a lovely Z3 3LTR the car runs excellently from cold and up to temperature, however if i return to the car and start it up whilst still warm it runs like a bag of spanners and stalls when slowing for the lights. hope you can help.:confused
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