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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, I've owned my BMW M3 for a year and a half now and have succumbed to the classic BMW achilles heel: rear spring snap. I found out that the previous owner had already replaced all 4 corners with the Eibach Pro-Kit Performance lowering springs and I am now struggling to source a UK...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Had a minor accident today and the cover for the right side taillights has been cracked. All the lights inside it still work fine and it’s just the actual cover that’s broken. Does anyone know if I’m able to purchase just the cover for the lights to replace it and if so, what is the...
  3. BMW Guides and How To's
    All. I’m new here but hoping for some help, having issues with throttle body on my e90 so I am looking at replacing it my self. I know how to do this but I need to know does it require adaption via a Garage once changed. Or plug and play
  4. Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
    Brand new 17” steel wheel and 225/50R17 tyre, balanced, in brand new condition, can be used as a spare or permanent replacement, fits BMW X1 E84, never used before. In brand new condition, can be used as a spare or permanent replacement for 225/45R18. £50 buyer collects in person, Galsgow.
  5. BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi All, I replaced my radiator fan today as current one been on the car for 190,000 miles so was struggling at times and the fault code appeared. I apologise in advance as I only started take the photos half way through as forgot to take my phone with me. Anyway I did this at home with...
  6. Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    Well, mine lasted 21 years before it popped - but it did pop in the end. Here's how to change it:
  7. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Any other options apart from using a dealer to get a replacement key? Also looking online to seems to imply you can self program if you buy a non used key, anyone tried this?
  8. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I've just picked up a 2016 6 series (f12) and when I got home I noticed the chrome trim on the drivers grab / door handle is missing. Anyone know where I could get a replacement? It looks like it probably just clips on. Any ideas? Thanks Matt
  9. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Having noticed an oil leak on my front left damper which is fitted with electronic damper control. I tried to source a replacement, told only a dealer part at £580+vat. I have found a supplier in Germany Aerosus at a cost of £315 inc vat and delivery . The car is booked in with my local...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello First of all hello to everyone and i'm new in this forum. Turbo on my 318d 2003 gave up and i need it replaced. For me it would be just too expensive to order a brand new one and i haven't (also my mechanic) been able to find a used or restored one from anywhere. As i understand its not...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I’m having trouble with the DMF, when I’m changing from 1st to 2nd gear I’m getting a lot of vibration from the DMF so I have contacted my local dealer and the local specialist for prices: Dealer using “genuine” parts quote £2650 Indy using “L UK” parts quoted £800. What’s your thoughts on this...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, I hope someone can help. I have a 2012 X3 Xdrive Msport 2ltr. 45k miles. A few weeks ago out of the blue the 'driving stabilisation' light came on and the car was just grinding forward. The recovery vehicle took it to a BMW dealership. They did diagnostics, did a test drive, cleared...
  13. BMW Guides and How To's
    I have been experiencing problems with a sticking front passenger door lock on my 2013 520d F11 tourer. The door button would not fully raise and in makes a repeated open attempt. I got a new one off Ebay for about £25. The replacement is made by the same company and is identical in every way...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone just jump right in.. my 320i has a recall on it but started to shudder and misfire. Petal cap door kept open when using keys. Did not make it to the Garage so got a tow. Stealers have replaced it but will not do anything till I hand over the £150 diagnostic charge.. started giving...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone fist post so I’m just putting it out there. Right car BMW 320i m sport started shuddering and misfiring. Same as on BMW site.. 2011 recall but I did not make it to the garage.. car just died on me. Could not start it so got it towed to the Stealer and they said they replaced it...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, new to this forums and i thought i'd contribute by sharing my video on replacing the driver side door on my BMW 535d Msport 2014. Hope this helps as i was unable to find any specific videos on how to do this at the time. Check it out below, enjoy!
  17. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi Apologies if this is in the wrong place but I did search and couldnt find what I was looking for . I have 2005 120 Petrol E87 and think I need the valve stem seals replacing. I am getting blue smoke after idling upon acceleration. I have changed the Oil separator CCV Valve (under inlet...
  18. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all Need a replacement battery for my 7 seat 2008 x5 but can’t find the same spec battery for sale any where. Currently fitted with the following 90 ah 900 a 160 rc 900 cca sae Seems so many choices from eurocar parts none of them this spec Car does not have start/stop Anyone know if this...
  19. General BMW Discussions
    Hey guys, so I have '01 320d e46 with M47DO1 engine. I've found an M47TOE4 and my question is, will it fit with no problems? I need to know asap because I'm going to buy it tomorrow if it fits just fine. Thanks
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I’m looking to swap over control arms / wishbones, the job itself is no problem, but was wondering what jack and axle stand points would you use? I normally jack the car up using the black rubber point by the driver and passenger doors and would then throw an axle stand under the control arm to...
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