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  1. Bmw m4 real mpg? Or just go 435d?

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    I'm new to this forum so excuse if this question has come up a thousand times already, but I need advise on which car you would sway to. I currently have a BMW M3 E93 2010 DCT which I now have up for sale. The reason I am selling this car is because though this car really does bring a big smile...
  2. F36 - 4 Series real time traffic info and map update

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Firstly hi all, Recently bought 4 series gran coupe and the sat nav was working with traffic and a green line showing all was well. This suddenly stopped and I worked out I had to pay for the service, which I did bu I still get the TMC logo and no green line Am I missing a setting or...
  3. Real get out of jail free cards in USA???

    General BMW Discussions
    How US 'get out of jail free' cards work - BBC News
  4. E46 330Ci Koni FSD / Eibach Pro Kit / Stock MSport Springs - Real World Experiences

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I've had a good trawl through the forum looking for some real world experience of running an E46 on 18" with Koni FSDs and either Stock MSport or Eibach Pro Kit springs. I'd like to know how the lower setup with the Eibachs handles UK roads, in particular the front nose clearance for speed...
  5. Real world problems, decisions on new car 3 or 4 series

    Hi all, Thought I'd try to get some help on a replacement car for our current model, after owning a 2009 318D M Sport Business Edition we replaced it last year for a Audi Q3 s-line 2.0Tfsi Quattro ( waits for people to tell me that was a bad decision ?Hence the new car replacement post ) I'm...
  6. Real Time Traffic Information on Z4 Sat Nav

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I am thinking of changing my 2007 520d SE to a nearly new Z4. I would like to get a Z4 with Sat Nav with Real Time Traffic Information. Can anyone tell me the date RTTI first appeared on the Z4 Sat Nav so I can search the used car sites with the right date/ reg. Thanks Regards
  7. New turbo but still no real power

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Got a bmw e46 320td compact 03 reg, just had the turbo replaced (refurbished model) as previous one started sounding like a police siren, and had had some previous issues, intermittent power unless pumping the accelerator. Despite this the old one (which had damaged turbines) still had more...
  8. Real BMW Newbie

    Hi Everyone, Glad to join the forum, found them invaluable with previous cars owned. More than happy to wield a spanner or two but the benefits of other people experience are always a huge help. Never owned a BMW before, or a 6 cylinder diesel before. Couldn't afford anything really amazing...
  9. Bmw 330d M Sport Touring real MPG

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All. I've recently purchased a 330d (f31) & I'm well chuffed with it, but I think I'm not achieving the correct mpg. On a full tank it gives me 27mpg local (290mls tank empty), but I see that other 330d owners are getting about 37-40mpg local. After purchasing the car, I got a diagnostic...
  10. Some real technical knowledge needed here guys , not for the faint hearted !

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    So , bought my x5 3.0i 2003 and it already had the 3 yellow lights on, thinking it would be just a speed sensor i bought it anyway. Checked speed sensors, all good, maybe a low battery voltage issue ? replaced battery, lights still on !. Sent abs module away for testing and repair (repaires grd...
  11. Real Time Traffic Information

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, I have just picked up a 63 plate 320D Touring SE with leather and business navigation. It has connectedDrive which I have booked. I was hoping that by booking ConnectedDrive I would then get the option for booking rtti, but this option does not seem to be available on the ConnectedDrive...
  12. E60 520d 2006 Real running costs, persevere or give up and sell?!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I've owned my car for 2 years now, and have done 24k miles during that time with 98k on the clock. To date I've spent the following on her: Tyres £220 Pulley change £100 DPF clean £100 Changing main and EGR thermostats (twice!) £330 Servicing £320 Swirl flaps, o2 sensors, glow plugs £300...
  13. Avant Garde Alloys, no idea of model or if real

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi all, I'm interested in buying the alloys wheels you see attached, I can't find anywhere even on the Avant Garde website a matching picture in order to identify the Model of alloys, this makes me think they may not be the really item, any help on this would be great so thanks in advance.
  14. Info neede about M40b18 ecu real time mapping hardware and software

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hello, how are you doing here? Could someone enlighten me a little about maping m40b18 motronic ecu at real time. I have been tuning some nistunes and adaptronic ecus before, now the time came for bmw and i cannot find exact information im looking for to save me a trouble, i dont ask how to tune...
  15. obc mpg reading over real world

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    In my old e46 my obc was a good 4-7 mpg out but over the past four full tanks in the e90 330d iv done tank to tank calculations and my obc is bang on the money give or take a few points of a mile am i just lucky mine is working or is the e90 just a better system ;)
  16. 2011 E90 325I - Real world remapping gains

    BMW Tuning Forum
    I've recently bought a 325i and am about to replace the exhaust for the Performance Exhaust and will be replacing the intake soon as well. I'm just wondering whether I will get the gains in performance and fuel economy as lots of sites advertise or if their claims are all smoke but no poke? Does...
  17. BMW E90 320 Coupe Buying advice and Real world MPG

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello All, I'm thinking of buying a E90 320 Coupe Petrol Manuel between 2007 and 2008 years no more then 80K will have to have full service history. Seen a few on usual places ebay, auto trader, exchange mart etc. But before I make any decisions just need a bit of help on the following; VIN...
  18. Snake oil or for real?!

    General BMW Discussions
    I've used additives like Millers over the years, and they've made little or no difference. But a friend of mine had his 320d done with this after 140K miles and it not only got through the MOT with a lot lower emissions, it also runs better. Thinking of having mine done. I change the oil every...
  19. Oil Filter - Having Real Issues Removing It - What size wrench will do the job???

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi guys Doing an oil change on my 2004 X5 (N62 engine so oil filter underneath the car)... Removed the screw in the middle of the filter, and the main sump plug and have drained all of the oil. Next I need to remove the actual oil filter housing so I can replace the filter. It has a 24pt...
  20. Looking to buy 525d with low miles, real world MPG and buying advice ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Looking to buy a 2004 525 d with 45000 miles What is the real world mpg for short / long trips Anyone got any buying advice what to look for etc Cherrs Barry