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  1. BMW Engine Conversions
    Just dropped a M52B28 (1995 engine from an auto convertible) into my manual 1993 saloon, The car is cranking but not sparking and not injecting fuel (fuel at rail) tried a second crank sensor from a known working vehicle and that didn't rectify it, don't really know where to go with it. Any...
  2. Other items for sale - Anything LEGAL and not BMW
    E46 M3 convertible rolling shell which has had the engine and gear box removed drivers side is damaged £1300 with log book and paperwork Was a very clean car before damage Or will break for parts if we have enough requests for parts as the car is still complete and running 07831103030...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So for the two years I've owned my e90 320D I've religiously used Shell-V Power due to it's rep and the fact the one time I used Asda is an emergency the car felt like it was running on three cylinders! Now a couple of weeks ago I decided to run BP ultimate after I saw some figures stating the...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Forgive me if I blinked and missed this... the festivities are now just a blur and about to get my eyesight back, is BMW now using Shell engine oil and no longer Castrol? So, next oil change at dealers is shell. Right? Not only that, I have been informed the grades have changed...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    The question is in the title :)
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi. Anyone experinced increased Oil consumption changing from Castrol Oil to the new BMW Oil (Shell). My E60 LCI 530d 2007 used approx 0.3 liter Oil pr 30000 km with the original Castrol Oil used by the dealer now They have changed to the BMW Shell Oil and i use aprox 1 liter pr 7000 km. Anyone...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, As of January 2015 BMW dropped long-time partner Castrol in favor of Shell. I want to buy the oil and either change it by myself or have a local mechanic shop do it. The oil filler cap on the engine has Castrol name on it. I'd like to have your thoughts about the available options I...
  8. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Shell Helix is designed to improve performance in three key ways - it helps keep your car engine clean, it reduces friction and minimises combat wear. Their range of motor oil is backed up by over 75 years of experience and extensive oil development. Shells scientists are constantly testing and...
  9. BMW Engine Conversions
    having to reshell my m3 , planning on using my engine,loom ,ecu,ews ,all ancillaries etc unsure if able to plug everything into existing loom on 97 323 shell ,or is it goin to be more complicated
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, BMW have told me the last oil used in my engine was Shell 0W30, I want to stick with the same brand, anyone have any experience buying this online??? Thanks
  11. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Make sure you pay a visit to Opie Oils over the weekend and check out our current money saving offers and to see what's new (including Opie Oils new website!). Our offers includes Free 1 litres on selected 5 litre engine oils, Fuchs Fully synthetic 5w-40 engine oil reduced from £34 to only £25...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just put 1l of the stuff in and then started thinking if I made the right choice :) It said bmw ll-04, so it is compatible as far as I can tell. But should I have gone for a different one?
  13. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Opie Oils currently have some spectacular offers available, from three of our top suppliers. These include FREE 1 Litres of selected Shell Helix Engine Oils with every 5 litre purchase. Free 250ml bottle of Millers Oils VSPe Power Plus with every 5 litres of Millers Oils Classic 20w-50 and...
  14. Introductions
    Hi all im new to this site so i hope im posting in the right place. I have a 1995 318is and the engine blew so i replaced it with a 1996 320i 6 cylinder lump. The job is now done but it wont start. I changed the ignition, and the EWS2 module so the ecu is unlocked and the engine turns over but...
  15. BFuk Open Topic
    Has anyone got any of the lego cars from Shell which you can get when buying V Power fuel, i got 4 of them but need another 2, the Shell garage in town said they aren't getting anymore stock and there's no other shell stations near by to try. If anyone has the white f40 or the truck and they...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Which one would you recommend? Have both BP and Shell nearby.
  17. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi! I want to change oil in automatic gearbox in my E60 530d. It's 2003 model uk version. I know there was some post about that before but I didn't find straight answer which should I use. I want o buy Pentosin ATF 1, but in one of the posts I read that if in my ZF box was shell before I can...
  18. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    anyone got any recommendations where to buy this ATF for our auto boxes without paying main dealer prices? also what else do i need for a filter changeother than filter, pan gasket, anything else? i hear its best to use the genuine filtran filter.
  19. General BMW Discussions
    Well if you have a club card you can gain 250 points for putting in a minimum of 20 litres for the next 2 weeks, started on the 4th. I normally fill up when the light comes on, so about £120 ish in the X5's 93 litre tank. But got an email from shell with this offer, said if I put in 20 minimum...
  20. General BMW Discussions
    For those of you that fill up at Shell, Do you use (diesel) V-Power or Regular ? and why ?
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