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  1. Chris Knott Renewal

    Car Insurance
    So renewal time came up and time to shop around. Got the E93 a few months ago and joined the forum. Saw the Chris Knott section and thought i would give them a try. Called up and spoke to a very knowledgeable customer service agent who took the time to get full details of everything. The quote...
  2. Online renewal

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi My Online renewed is due today and I was wondering do I still need it to receive emails in the car and send to car? I'm not really worried about the weather and POI locations etc. What are the benefits in renewing? the website isn't that clear. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  3. Renewal Time plus new car

    Car Insurance
    Morning! So email came through about my renewal. Just upgraded from my 530d M sport Tpruing(f11) to a 640d Gran Coupe. Last year I paid £1350 which was a joke in itself and now they want £1700. I'm approaching 38, one sp30 on file, driving for 19 years. I lost all my ncb a few years back as due...
  4. E46 320cd vortex breather renewal?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Yo does the above need cleaning or renewing periodically or is it a one fit deal? Cheers Jimbo
  5. Vortex breather renewal?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I have the vortex oil breather upgrade fitted but what I dont know is does it still need to be changed/cleaned periodically? Sorry if this is a 'stooopid!' question. Jimbo
  6. A-Plan Renewal

    Car Insurance
    Hi All, So basically I just got my renewal pack through the post & the premium has gone up by a fair bit. Last year I paid £821 & this year they're after £1050. I have a BMW 420i M Sport with 6 years of No Claims & am 27 years of age + a home owner Parked on the Driveway overnight. Makes...
  7. Rear upper brake pipe renewal e36 compact.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My 1999 316i Compact has just had an MOT fail on the rear (front to rear upper brake pipe) corroded and advisory for lower pipe slightly corroded. Anyone out there done this job? Is there any major work involved ie fuel tank in the way etc,or is it straightforward? Thanks, Mick.
  8. E46 FSR hedgehog renewal..

    General BMW Discussions
    im sure many have done this already and struggled for hours and days and sworn and broke things in the process attempting it but DD's advice is waste an extra tenner on these 2 items below and the job is piece a piss (and im a portly and big bloke too),just done one in under an hour start to...
  9. Air filter renewal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Decided to change the air filter on my 2002 330d. Looked at ECP and their price for a crossland filter was £15, out of curiosity I checked Halfords £6.11 for the same filter. Decided to reserve at my local store and it said collect on Monday from 13:00, received a phone call at 14:00 today...
  10. 2008 118d N47 Intake manifold gaskets renewal yes/no?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, I have a broken glow plug in cylinder 1 according to Dis so I have bought four to replace all of them if I am going in there, it has covered 97k Haynes says renew the gaskets when replacing the manifold. I'm a bit of a miser and don't fancy spending £50 to renew all the gaskets...
  11. AA breakdown watch your automatic renewal!!

    BFuk Open Topic
    yes the AA are p+sstakers, they have you all on automatic credit card renewal and stiff you at renewal time, so beware when you get that automatic renewal letter, dont just ignore it read it!! my renewal which would have renewed automatically on 25th of feb was £139:jaw-dropping just rung em...
  12. N46 timing chain renewal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    can anyone help? I am looking for info on changing the timing chain on my 316i with n46B18A engine. How do you get the chain off the lower (crankshaft) sprocket? I have read the online DIS manual but it does'nt have a section on replacement of the chain. I understand that the crank sprocket...
  13. N46 timing chain renewal

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Please help. I have searched everywhere i can think of to find out info on changing the timing chain on my 316i with the N46 B18A engine. The various on line copies of the BMW DIS manual all seam to omit any mention of how to get the chain off the bottom sprocket. I understand that the sprocket...
  14. e90 2008 front Brake pad and disc help after renewal

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Ok i changed my 320d front discs and pads for the first time of my ownership having owned the car for 8 months ( 2008 reg ) - i replaced them with Pagid as i know people on here seem to like them. Its a pretty straight forward job, but one thing stood out after i finished the job - the...
  15. Renewal Time Again

    Car Insurance
    I'm 26 - 2005 BMW 330CD Sport 5yrs driving 6yrs NCD 1 Accident non fault Fully Comp. Protected NCD Key Cover Legal Cover Phoned around and this is what I got: Sky - 760 before DD premiums A-Plan - Getting back to me tuesday ChrisKnott renewal after I phoned to remove mod's from old car!! -...
  16. TAX DISC renewal SCAM WARNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    BFuk Open Topic
    a completely UK legal scam,well ive just bin stung after my bike was on Sorn i thought ide renew the tax on it but ive just fell for a very clever and legal scam... whatever you do "DO NOT" be lazy and type "renew your tax disc" or similar phrases in google,cos right at the top will be this...
  17. e46 325i 2001 - wishbone renewal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My wishbone balljoints have worn out again! This part really is a weakness on e46 cars. Anyway, time to replace. I did have meyle hd arms on the car but I do not want to go with them again. I just want the standard oe part on the car. Where is best to buy this part just now?
  18. 840Ci Sport insurance renewal - to good to be true!

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Guys, It's that time of year again for me. Just had a quick look through the GoCompare web site and it's come up with a company that I have not heard of but look very reputable. Grove & Dean & Performance Direct - 2 quotes, but infact part of the same group. Got a very good quote of around...
  19. Renewal time again

    Car Insurance
    Renewal dropped through the letter box today, bit anxious opening it but surprise surprise 02 reg 530D sport, over 50 70% ncb £250 excess 5000 miles a year 3 points £268. Saga.
  20. 2003 E46 320d wants to oversteer after FCAB renewal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I replaced my (borked) FCABS yesterday for meyle heavy duty items. After going out for a test drive I noticed that the back end seems much more willing to attempt to swap ends with the front under moderate cornering and at alarmingly low speeds. The TCA is working harder than usual it seems...