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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all just purchased a second hand engine because my old one had a crack in cylinder 6 its all in and running but it sounds like my rod bearings are knackered "lucky me" I was just woundering can the bearings be replaced while the engine is in the car like they can with the v8 m3 engine or is...
  2. BMW Parts for Sale
    Febi Bilstein tie rod 06628(bmw e36),check for compatibility.£20
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys I’ve just had 4 new tyres fitted and went to go get my alignment done today which was way out I have an e90 lci 335d Unfortunately It couldn’t be done because my front track rod ends were seized as were the rear toe adjusters. I was advised to ideally get the front track rods changed...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Well rebuilding a m62b44 lump for my l322 range rover, now iv found that a set of new bolts for the mains and rods are over £200!:mad. some mecanics iv spoke to say i could reuse the old ones if there tourqed right and use lock tight?,
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I need a track rod end for the drivers side of my E90 330i M sport but I'm not sure what to look for. I want a new part and I want to go as cheep as possible whilst maintaining factory fitted quality. Not looking for ultra high spec parts just something that will do the job reliably...
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all. Where's best to buy track rod ends for the 840? Roy.
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, what would be needed to diagnose a Con Rod as being distorted/Bent? Car suffered water intake through engine, car has been dried out and I've used it for 3k miles since, no problem problem other than lumpy strart up from colds. Compression test via cold...issues same test when warm near...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone could help me with a bit of info, I've just gone to check my coolant level and the little 'stick' type plunger that shows you the coolant level has gone missing, it was there about a week ago so all I can think is that it has dropped down inside. Can anyone...
  9. TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT FS: ARP BMW E46/328i rod bolt kit Product Code: 201-6303ARP BMW E46/328i rod bolt kit Price: £178.56 Price (inc. VAT): £214.27 Please see the website for more photos and details... Email us...
  10. TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT FS: ARP BMW Mini Cooper N12/14 rod bolt kit Product Code: 201-6305ARP BMW Mini Cooper N12/14 rod bolt kit Price: £81.49 Price (inc. VAT): £97.79 Please see the website for more photos and details... Email us...
  11. TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT FS: ARP BMW 4.0L S65 V8 rod bolt kit Product Code: 201-6001ARP BMW 4.0L S65 V8 rod bolt kit Price: £438.07 Price (inc. VAT): £525.68 Please see the website for more photos and details... Email us...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there I have been quoted £707.33 to replace one O/S track rod, on E60 530D SE 2006, please tell me it is a joke????
  13. BFuk Open Topic
    Hello all. Next year I'm looking at buying a sensible family car. Probably a 3 series estate x drive. But to have my own toy and bit of fun I can mess around with I'm looking at maybe building a hot rod/rat rod. I think I've being watching to much sin city motors!! Some questions before I start...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Well, I removed the old linkage part.....ordered part 11 from bmw according to this RealOEM.com - Online BMW Parts Catalog And this turned up..... http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e9/poshgit/image_zpswkz56i53.jpeg .....much longer than my orginal (on the right) never going to fit, My...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone I just spent 13h changing : Wishbone upper Wishbone lower Complete tie rods( inner and outer) Stabilizer link Both sides I spent about 5h yesterday and gave up because I didn't have the right tools. So about 18 h in total( had problems with everything :D ) My question is how...
  16. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Good morning. I replaced the track rod ends on my X5 over the weekend and since then the DSC inactive lights up on the dash. This happens every time I drive, but only after about 300 yards. When I stop and kill the engine restart it and drive again it will reappear Can any of you sad me to...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    New to the forum, Just aligned my cars steering after fitting new tie rods. I have a E36 328 with coilovers, 3mm rack spacers and e46 lower control arms. Just want to know if this is safe with the amount of thread that is left in the tie rod end? Would it be worth getting e46 tie rod ends and...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi all My outer front tyres show excessive wear on both wheels so i went to have them aligned and was told the track rod ends are seized and he didnt want to apply heat to it to try and unseize it because it damages it on the beemers. So is it easy to unseize and if not is it easier for me to...
  19. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Guys As I am having a creaking noise coming from my steering once its warm, I am changing the track-rod ends on my 840. I found the outer rod assembly on ECP and have ordered a set (reasonable price I think!), but I am finding it hard to find the centre track rod assembly (Part No...
  20. E39
    so i was looking for a new car after i sold the cab set a budget of £650 i wanted a v8 and was almost on my way to buy a lexus ls400 till i found a nice 540i on ebay
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