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  1. Questions on run flat tyres

    General BMW Discussions
    HI all A couple of questions on my F30 335d Xdrive. Currently have Bridgestone S001s. My fronts are 225/40/19 and my rears are 255/35/18. 1. Are the profiles correct since I know the back wheels are obviously wider but not sure why there is a wide difference inc the rim size and side profile...
  2. Hi! Im new BMW owner, have some questions too :-)

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, Just purchased my first BMW, ( 120D SE 2005 ), REALLY happy with the handling and tech (for the age) However I do have some issues: 1 - I think it sounds like the DMF is starting to fail = Im just going to wait until this gets worse before I replace due to costs I think. 2 -...
  3. Connected Drive questions

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi My father's just taken delivery of a new G20 - so I'm trying to find some answers to the following before I ask the dealer and hoped the knowledgeable people here may help? 1. It connects to the Internet how? Who pays for this? On Mercedes you have to have a Vodafone contract so who's...
  4. E61 LCI 2007 - wiper arm and linkage questions? (photos attached)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. I've noticed a "clunk" when operating the wipers on my 2007 E61 LCI 523i over the past few days. The car is just about to reach 199k km. When I inspected it earlier today I noticed that the outer part of the driver side wiper arm lifts completely away. Also, a little ring of what appears...
  5. Auto Service Questions

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello all My son has a 2002 320i coupe auto. He's asked me to do the autobox service on it. I have a few questions... 1- Does it need any mechatronic sleeves or similar? I don't know which ones- if any- his will need. I've seen the tube ones, the double square and the one that goes over...
  6. BMW 2008 320D E92 - Few Questions?

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi all, I live in Malta and bought that BMW model from UK (3rd car I bought from UK :thumbsup) almost 2 years ago now, it had around 95k miles and now it has around 110k. From some weeks I've been noticing black smoke under acceleration, I brought it to mechanic 10 days ago as I thought EGR...
  7. 325i megasquirt ignition table questions

    BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi guys just trying to clarify a few things i am in the process of setting up my map for my megasquirt 2 on my M50b25 NV, i am running 8:5:1 compression with a HX35, i am just wanting to clarify a couple of things with the ignition table, 1- am i right in thinking that upto 100kpa i can use...
  8. E61 525d business edition - Questions

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have a 2009 525d business edition within I picked up about a week ago, this was an upgrade from the 2006 520d that was my previous drive. I know its not fair to compare the cars as they are different in just about every way possible, however I have noticed a few things and also have a few...
  9. Buying Questions Quick Fire Round F15

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Why do X5s all have such high miles compared to other models and cars? Have you noticed most F15 X5 creak and squeek on almost every panel? How are your service bills, as I assume F15s are not under a service pack? Thinking of getting an X5 - because its the only car I think I can do miles in...
  10. Just bought E38 728i, got a few questions??

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys just bought a E38 728i 1998 Drives very nice, but need a bit of advice? 1, coolant level low on dash every time I start, but tank is full and stays full? 2, when at traffic lights in drive at standstill, I feel a bit of vibration coming up through car, rev counter is still? 3. When...
  11. Questions on a 2nd Hand M Performance Exhaust

    BMW 2 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW F22
    Right so hoping that fellow members can help me. I’m on a PCP 36 Deal 1 Year in on a Mineral Grey and looking to get the M Performance Exhaust but they were like £2400 Fitted new, I’ll probably buy the car outright after year 3 as its too fun but want to keep my options open just in case...
  12. e60 525d New Owner With A Few Questions

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys I've bought myself a 2005 525d m sport in carbon black. The car was cheap as it had a big mot failure sheet so it's going to be a short term project whilst I decide if I'm happy too keep it long term. As I've never had an e60 I've a few questions, i've been through the technical guides...
  13. 2008 e92 320d Timing Chain Questions

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I used to be a bmw owner and i'm potentially looking at returning to the fold. I've been offered a non running 2008 320d coupe for cheap, the owners saying the timing chain has jumped whilst starting the car one day. I've read a lot of posts on the web about this issue, I've no problem...
  14. F34 Potential Buyer Questions

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Pretty sure I’ve decided on an F34 (although not yet managed to go see one or drive one) to replace my Lexus IS300h, but just have a question or 2 before making the next step. Firstly, whatever one I go for will be petrol and auto. I’m down at the lower end of the price range (£15k-ish...
  15. Service History Questions new owner

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone, First post, just picked up a 2014 320i X-drive. Purchased from my local Honda main dealer of all places but they are part of a large group so sell all makes 2nd hand. Anyway, I have had Audi's for many years, this is my first BMW and so far was liking the car. I have now got a...
  16. E92 Suspension fitment questions

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, I was looking for some advice on suspension fitment. I have an 08 e92 325i MSport (n53) and the one of the springs has just given up outside my fiends house so I'll need to replace quickly. I now plan on refitting all of the suspension as it's a little tired anyway. I have seen an...
  17. Newbie 530D questions... :)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys I'm a real life BMW virgin - well on 4 wheels anyway - and am currently looking at a couple of 530D M-Sports but would greatly appreciate some feedback or guidance from the hive... First is an '05 with 120k and a reasonably complete history, 5 POs and overall condition looks ok from...
  18. 2005 320D turbo/engine replacement questions - advice please?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Morning all, I have some questions regarding a 2005/55 320D I've just bought for a turbo replacement and major service (all of which I can do), but there are a few things I have found which I could do with some clarification on as well as some additional help please...(please see photos)...
  19. Three series three litre questions!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey guys. Looked under the hood today, noticed that the fabric covering the wire, photo included, was pretty damp, is that supposed to happen? Also the photo includes two bits, don't know the name, these were full of water too. Cheers!!!
  20. e46 pre cat de-cat questions

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi, my front cat flexi failed a while ago, now mot date pressures me to sort it out. There is a clamp on flexi repair kit on ebay, i used a repair kit before from there but that was a welding job. i just can't see how the flexi's clamps would fit in there behind the heat shields and sump...
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