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  1. Introductions
    Hi to the BimmerForum group, I am in the process of purchasing a E92 330i, I picked up in the engine bay that a component was missing, there were just 2 bolts protruding. I picked this photo up on Wiki and realised that the vehicle I went to view did not have a bight orange component with 2...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    So the title says it all, I'm coming from a 2.0 TSI GT Scirocco which I will be selling for around 9k, my budget is therefore close to this but the variation of mileage/age/price between many of the cars I see on auto trader is massive so I'm looking for some advice. I'm looking for a saloon...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I'm looking into purchasing a new car by the summer and I have 3 options which I'm looking into, one being a 5 series 2.0 diesel 13-15 plate m sport option number 2 is the merc c class coupe C250 amg and the other being Audi coupe 2.0 s line. ( all diesel models) I'm looking for...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, looking for some advise on buying my first BMW. After much thought I'm going down the 320d route with it being an m sport. I had looked about for a while but there has not been much about in Northern Ireland that caught my eye and not prepared to do the mainland purchasing thing...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hello. My car is having a few issues and also due a service. I've been to BMW for a quote on service items and was astounded. I think I'm going to put a panel filter in for longevity, but as for the other stuff... Are there any suitable replacement brands or anything? I don't really mind...
  6. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All Looking to get a 120D M Sport. I understand there are some years that suffer with the timing chain issue that BMW seen to ignore. What year cars does this cover so I can try and avoid them. thanks
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Joined this forum as I am looking at buying my first BMW (second car). My dad currently has his hands on a 2005 320i SE with 107k on the clock with 5 previous owners. Exterior has one mark but besides that beautiful car for its age and again the interior is as new! Unfortunately previous...
  8. Introductions
    Hi all Jim Murphy here and new to this site l am purchasing a 2002 BMW 318i automatic tourer what problems should I look out for.
  9. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Possibly purchasing the new facelift 118d Msport Hi everyone. New to this forum and big possibility of purchasing the brand new Msport 118d after seeing the advert. I'm currently driving an Audi A3 Sline, so I'm quite possibly going to the dark side ;-) I was looking into buying the current...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey guys! I am amidst purchasing the aforementioned car, but it has some not very attractive rims. I absolutely love the 313 BMW performance rim, but I am so confused with regards to the size etc... I am not sure what to pick I see that there are two sets. 1. 18" 2. 19" but the rear pair...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey All, hoping you can help with some advice. ive been looking at buying a 330/320d for a little while and having a budget of about 14k trying to get newer,reasonable mileage and an msport model. Ive came across a 2011 (11) plate 320d Efficient Dynamics with adaptive lights and pro media kit...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Need Advice in Purchasing a BMW 330i M Sport Convertible Automatic Hi Just joined the forum as am looking for a BMW 330i M Sport Convertible Automatic 2009 or above. I really need advice in buying the car. what do i look out for? are there any common problems? anything i need to know before...
  13. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello all.I'm trying to get some info on the 1 series convertable as my girlfriend wants to purchase one in the next few months. I think she would prefer a petrol model(short journeys so she wouldn't benefit from the deisels economy really). Se wants the se model with leather and a few extras...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Been thinking of getting a 1 series as really like the look of them compared to Golf/A3. Was looking at the 118d/120d 09/59 plate, spending around 10-11k, but have now been put off due to the Timing Chain issues. We will be doing less than 10k a year in it, and its to be used as a...
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I wonder if anyone can help with advice to inform my decision on my car purchase. I'll be choosing tomorrow between these two cars: 2007 320d SE Coupe (Manual) with 65,000 miles or 2007 325d M Sport Coupe (Auto) with 75,000 miles The 320d is £1000 cheaper but has a few scratches and...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Engine Light on after 1 day of purchasing! [2000 E46 320Ci] Hi, I bought this car a few days ago and the very next day the Engine Emissions Light came on (The engine icon, not "EML"). I took it in somewhere and had the codes read and cleared and now it's back on again. Codes were: 7B...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Morning all. I'm looking to purchase an E36 coupe 316 auto coupe. It's a 97 (p-reg) vehicle with 90k on the clock. Just wondering if there's anything specific I should be looking for? ie rust, diff/transmission noises etc. I'm a Subaru trained technician, so repairs shouldn't be a problem, but...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, the front discs and pads on my 328i e36 coupe need changing. The car is strictly for road use and therefore im after some oem discs and pads. what would be the best combination? im thinking of putting ebc oem replacement discs with redstuff pads. is this a good choice? cheers links...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm after a E91 (touring) 320d and have seen a few which look in very good nick around the 130k mark, which I know is a lot of miles (05,06 plate) Would I be advised not to buy a car with that many miles? Do they often present huge bills? Or are they usually sound with good service history...
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