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  1. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi, I am looking for any advice on how to remove the oil drip fitting that sits around the engine oil filler cap on my 96 850csi (black plastic fitting projecting in front of the oil filler cap). Any help greatly appreciated. Thx Nigel
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, I need to remove my rear bumper cover to do some repairs on it, all the guides i've looked at have access holes in the rear bumper for the t50 bolts, mine does not (it does still have the bolts, but no way to get to them as far as i can see), perhaps because it has parking sensors? I was...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I need to remove the turbo from my 530d E60 Lci, Could someone who has done the job before advise what other items need removing in order to get the turbo out through the bottom? I understand the alloy strengthening plate and the DPF need removing, but what about the steering shaft or the...
  4. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    120d Convertible Backseat Removal In order to gain access to the boot which along with the bonnet I cannot open because of a flat battery, I have to remove the rear seat and hopefully reach through to unlatch the boot lid. Removing of the seat itself is simple, but the seat back is a tad more...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys, My 325d EGR actuator pump is starting to quack and I was going to remap my car with EGR off. if I get a EGR remap I think I can remove the actuator pump. Do I just remove the egr actuator and block off the pipe. Also if im removing the pump would not connecting its electrical connector...
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Had Autoglass out today but we couldn't get the wiper arm off. Needs a special tool. Can anybody help please TIA
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, If I do not have the EGR mapped out after removal, will this cause me issues with the DPF in any way? Regen etc? Reading conflicting info online as usual so looking for a bit of guidance. Cheers. Sent from my ONEPLUS A3003 using Tapatalk
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm getting my e46 320d nice now but am concerned about the swirl flaps issue,was quoted £200 for the job but noticed the blanks were just a tenner on ebay ?.How hard is this job guys to do with above basic mech skills? Or is there anybody in the Suffolk area fancys a drink to help me do it ...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Need to replace the inner membranes on my rear doors. Thought this would be pretty straightforward after watching the various videos on YouTube but my Touring has rear window blinds!!! Can anyone help with the method to remove the vertical blind holder to allow the door card to come off the...
  10. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys, Is it necessary to remove door panel in order to access all the bolts to remove outside mirror. I removed cover and only 1 bolt is seen so I am guessing there are more underneath the door panel. How many are they? How do I know If car has memory mirrors without removing mirrors? I...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    I have a 2004 e61 525d I’m wanting to remove the swirl flap but I’m lead to believe there are 2 different sizes for the blank kit 22mm and 32mm is there any easy way of knowing the size without removing the inlet as I don’t want to keep taking it on and off as knowing my luck something will...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi folks, I have completely done away with the i-drive in my 2004 e60 525d for a double din aftermarket head unit - ccc was knackered, Have any of you any experience or that coding out the flat tyre warning or resetting it with software threw the odb port? Searching loads on Google but no...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi folks, Maybe a silly question so forgive me I wouldn't be to clued up on this, My ccc has packed up so I'm going for the after market double din install, If went for the Kenwood dmx110bt, Is there anyway to connect the screen to the unit so it basicly just mirrors the CD player screen ...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=14qHCtzYqJ1RLyd1wWvpDwyLJGKux96MF where to find this special 29 mm socket? crow foot sockets are going to 28mm and then skip 29 and start from 30mm conspiracy i call
  15. Technical Guides for the E12, E28 and E34
    I have an E60 2.5TD 2005 (pre LCI) M57N with separate DPF and Cat. The flexi just off my Cat has snapped in half so i ordered a new flexi to weld in it's place. I have spent the morning with my head under the car, taking parts off to get to the two bolts holding the the Cat on. There is...
  16. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi there I’m looking at fixing my fan speed control (sword) on my 87 e32. All going well but Having trouble clearing the steering column. Right hand drive car. Any tips?
  17. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi all, If possible please could you provide any advice/guides/links etc to the removal of the front slam panel? (struggling to find anything using the search function that goes that one step beyond just replacing the front bumper...) I'm repairing a bit of light front end damage (cracked...
  18. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi! I just had a total turbo failure on my 2006 320d. Loud bang, and black smoke. A couple of years ago i did a swirl flap delete on this car. Now, the mechanic claims that this is why i had the turbo failure, and it had to do with turbo pressure fully open :confused I dont believe it, but i...
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Does the bumper need to come off before I can take the headlight assembly out ? Cheers
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, E39 523i saloon drift car Is the steel wall behind the rear seats structural? What kind of support do I need to replace it with if it is? Can I use a hollow (not X type) roll cage so I can still hurl the dog in the back (not while drifting obviously... lol)? How does it come out? Will...
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