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  1. E39
    Very sadly I am having to admit defeat with keeping my beloved Aspen Silver 540i 6sp manual on the road, mainly as cost to repair rust for me makes it no longer worthwhile (MOT failed as rust is near rear seatbelt anchors OSR inner & NSR inner and would cost me too much to pay someone to weld it...
  2. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Front discs changed at 22,000 miles. Second change needed at 53,000. Inner face of discs develops wide rusted band at outside. Braking efficiency affected, and can cause brake vibration. Possible explanation: ATE swinging caliper poorly designed, and needs high pedal pressure to force inner...
  3. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    My 10yr old coupe has the finish of a brand new car (minus a few stone chips i the bumber and grill) and I'd like to keep it that way. It's only done 40k miles in it's 10 years but I can easily do 15k miles in 1 year and I don't have a garage to keep the car in overnight so it's exposed to the...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I am new to the forum. You can find my introduction post here. As the title suggests, I got my car in July 2011 from new and I noticed immediately that the wheel hubs (I think they are actually part of the disc brakes) were not all the same colour. On a brand new car, I would have...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Following on from dd's few posts, is your e46 is starting to rust then what colour is it?
  6. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, have A BMW X5 IS, very nice thanks. The pnly problem is the black paint finish appears to be rusting or oxidising. Its gone a oily pre rusty colour. any ideas out there?? cheers Paul
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey am new to the forum. So hello. I have a e36 325td 1994, i am looking for an oil cooler for it as mine is leaking a little oil every day, I was looking at ones on ebay and they seem to be going for about £90. Was wondering if this is about right or if they can be cheaper anywhere else...