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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Any reason why I shouldn't change my tyre profile? Needing some new rear tyres and wanting the rainsport 3 but they don't seem to do my tyre size, 255/40/r18 They do a 255/35/r18 so wonder if I can use this instead?
  2. The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hi all, just bought a 2012 530d which has the retrofitted DAB radio. Try as I might I just cannot get it to work. All I can get it to do is turn on and off with the mini remote, no other buttons seem to do anything. Also, since buying her I’ve not been able to reset or change the driver...
  3. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi All My 4 Series 420D M Sport has OEM Bridgestone Potenza S001 Run Flat tyres. 255 x 35 x 19 on the rears, and 225 x 40 x 19 fronts The rear tyres will need replacing soon, and I have been offered a great price on a pair of new Potenza RE050A Run Flat tyres , but these are 255 x 30 x 19 (a...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Folks, I have a 2016 BMW 320d ed auto and I have been trying to save settings like the comfort setting to my profile so when I use the car it automatically goes into comfort instead of defaulting to eco pro. When I try to do this and get my profile on the screen I cannot get into the...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Good afternoon, Had the car in to the garage last month to have the head unit (idrive) replaced under warranty, when I picked the car up, all settings had gone. Yesterday I had to return to the garage because the rear window demister was not working. They diagnosed a drained battery (67%)...
  6. The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    When exporting my profile, if I select BMW Online I get the message Note: No Connection. I have tried many times in different locations. Other functions seem to be working OK. I can export to USB, but not BMW Online. My bmwconnecteddrive account complains that I have not yet exported a...
  7. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi All Just wanted to know what your guys feedback is if i put 40s all round for a better feel and protection on my alloys with all the pot holes and bumps about. At the moment my set up is coilovers, Front 12 mm Spacers 245 35 19 Rear 20mm Spacers 275 30 19 My main concerns is rubbing...
  8. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello, I´m quite new here, so just quickly about me - I own an E87 120d 2005 (with auto lights and xenons) and since purchase I´ve done so far these services by myself: replaced battery, oil change (engine, box, diff.), filter change (cabine, fuel, oil) and swapped the drivers mirror glass due...
  9. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I considering changing from 255/35x18 to 255/40x18 rear and 225/40 to 225/45 front Car is an E91 2011 sport plus I currently have my 17" winter wheels on and the ride is considerably smoother with 1/2" extra side wall and as the summer tyres will need new rears for the spring I was thinking...
  10. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi all, I've got a 2008 325i m sport with 19" m sport alloys, My question is can I swap my 255 30 r19 rear tyres for 255 35 r19 ? Will the slightly bigger profile cause any problems? Thanks.
  11. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I been reading here and doing searches for tyres online that the options reccommended are different to what I have. I recently purchased the car and I really didn't know that the fronts are 225/40/17 (normal tyres), and rears are: 255/40/17 (run flats) should they be 255/45/17 on the rear...
  12. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hey Guys, MFactory Competition Products, specialists in Drivetrain performance products, are looking for high-profile cars (i.e cars taken to the track) to work with on development of our range of products. You can view more information about our company in our Trade section: MFactory...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I need both rear Tyres and I've been running it on 255/35/18 , is this the right profile as I've been told it's 40 not 35 on rear. I'm replacing both on same axle so it should b ok whatever but if I can get right ones it's better , I can't find size online
  14. Introductions
    I am new here and want to edit my profile pic, anyone helps? Besides, i tried to reply a post and it said the post need to be checked, is this normal? Thank you!
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Afternoon everyone! Got a very quick question for you all - Very recently I've had to select a Profile when turning the engine on in my M135i!?!? I've had the car cleaned recently, and also had little niece and nephews in the car too, so I'm guessing at some point a button has been pushed when...
  16. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Fairly new to this but have done alot of research. I want to install a aux input to a 2005 530d, fairly competent to do myself and looking thru YouTube videos about coding it into the idrive, it mentions using revtors profile on ncs expert. My version shows profile untulig which basically means...
  17. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi guys, I'm new to BMW's so forgive me.. Car is currently on the MV2's (i believe thats what they're called?) and on 255/30/18 on the rear, recently been looking for new ones and everywhere listed them in 30 profile until today.. where they've all only got 35 profile tyres listed for my car...
  18. Introductions
    Hi guys/girls! My first post I just need to know if my profile pic appears upside down to you because it does to me and its not suppose to be. You wil here lots from me soon no doubt as a huge Bimmer fan! On my 3rd one now and she is a absolute beaut but seems to be having the most problems...
  19. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I have 530d gt 2010 with 245/50/18x8 Uncurbable, been up down some monsters, nothing for last two years. So, thinking of 245/45/19x8 & 275/40/19x9 To keep the tyre overhang high, see above. Anyone have any experience of the above 19" combos ?? Tnx.
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    on my entrance to my flat there is a manhole cover that sits proud of the road its all eroded around it and on a downhill ,anyway the bottom line is unless im going really slowly and inching the car forward really slowly (very hard cos immediately before it theres a raised kerb i have to bump...
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