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  1. Prospective BMW X4 (M40d) owner

    Hi All I am (hopefully) looking to purchase the above by Jan, so I have joined this forum to get as much feedback, help, warnings etc to better prepare myself when I start going to dealers. Cheers Josh
  2. A warning to all prospective E65 buyers

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    This is a summary of work done on my 745i since buying it at 70,000 miles (not including service items) This is the most work I have done on any car in 40 years of motoring and explains why they are cheap to buy. This is only a brief summary, most of these faults took many hours of diagnosis...
  3. X1 - a few questions for a prospective buyer

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I'm looking at sourcing an X1 for the wife, replacing her 2.5 Z4 for something a little more practical. currently looking at MY10/11 - I get that it would be best to tip over to the 12 models for the efficient dynamics, however we are being held back as we also want a bit of spec too...
  4. Prospective BMW 330ci owner saying hello!

    Hi all, I am currently saving to buy my first BMW - 03/04 330ci M Sport. Currently have £3200 in the bank and reckon I will be making my purchase in the new year... pretty excited right now. I ideally want the facelift model with FSH and under 100k. It looks like I need to save another 1k...
  5. Prospective e91 owner

    Hi all, Viewing a e91 58 plate 320d tomorrow, anything specific to watch out for on that model? obviously read about timing chains etc but its been serviced pretty religiously every 10/12k and currently has 80k on the clock
  6. New prospective buyer :)

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi guy and girls Having had my fair share of pratical and impratical 4x4's im getting to the point in life where I need something with a bit more comfort, looks and oomph ! Having had a CR-V, Shogun, Discovery 1, Discovery 2, Hilux Surf (amongst plenty of retro Japanses cars) im currently...
  7. Hello from a prospective BMW owner.

    Morning all. Just thought I would introduce myself as I had to create an account after running out of the number of posts I could view without joining! Not yet got myself a BMW but am looking to get a 320d/330d X-Drive M-Sport within the next few months, budget depending, so joined up to have...
  8. Prospective e46 owner

    Hi bimmer forum. Looking to buy my first BM now im a little(!) bit grown up. A random insurance quote tells me I can insure a 330 for the same price as a 1.4 corsa..... So im selling her car to buy me an old ripper..... To look damn good and have fun doing it E46 330 convertible..... Undecided...
  9. E34 Interior change - prospective buy

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, I am looking at buying a 1992 525 e34 saloon with a cotton interior. Is it possible to change the interior to a newer leather one? such as an e39?
  10. Prospective purchase of Z4 or Mercedes SLK

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I haven't been on the forum for quite some time as I haven't had a lot to say, but now I would like advise. I am thinking of changing my 318i for either a Z4 2 litre or a Mercedes SLK 200. I shall be looking at around 2005 and have seen a very nice Z locally with 40,000 miles on(verified...
  11. Need BMW specialist to inspect prospective purchase near Southampton

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, There's a 2004 535d which I want to buy, I've placed a deposit subject to inspection. I could get the AA to do one of their used car inspection jobs, or I could find a local BMW specialist who could potentially do a better job for me. So does anyone know any good BMW specialists near...
  12. Prospective BMW Owner

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, I am looking to buy a new car, and more specifically a 2004 BMW (e46) 318i Sport Saloon in Silver. It has F-BMW-SH and is currently reading around 59k on the clock. Also - was considering the 2004 sport 318ti, but just felt the saloon a better/bigger option for me. Pictures I have...
  13. New to site - Prospective BMW Owner

    Hi all, Been browsing a while now as I am looking to become an owner. The car I am looking at is a 2004 e46 318i Sport Saloon. I like cars but never really had a luxury to own many of my own so want to make sure if I plunge for this its a good'un. Some useful views on here so thanks to...
  14. prospective owner seeking opinions and advice

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all I have fancied a BMW 5 series for the last six or seven years and am now in a position to be able to treat myself in the next few months. I want the car to be affordable and am most likely looking at a 520D. I have around £20000 as a budget and would like the latest E60 model I can...
  15. Newbie E92 335i Prospective Owner

    Hi all, Joined up as I am researching used examples of the E92 335i. Just wondering if there are any known issues on UK models - I've read about the HPFP issues on some of the US forums. I am used to turbo cars having come from R34 Skyline ownership. Aside from the usual turbo charged checks...
  16. E36 328i possible vanos issue on prospective purchase, help please ?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi there, I'm (fingers crossed) about to do a deal on a 98/99 S-plate 328i M-Tech saloon, its a very clean car with 70k on the clock and I really do like it a lot, but having test drove it there is a ratle from the top end of the engine. I primarily thought tappets and was told by the seller...
  17. Prospective 330ci owner signing in

    Hi all, I'm Jon from Brum. I currently own a 1997 Nissan 200SX and fancy a change. I've done a bit of research and quite fancy getting hold of an black X-reg 330ci, leather with manual box and without the wood trim inside. I'm currently searching on Autotrader, Ebay and Pistonheads but there...