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  1. Newbie around here, probably going to be asking loads of silly questions....

    Not even a BMW owner.... Currently have a Volvo V70 D5 of 2002 vintage that is starting to turn into a money pit. I think I've settled on a BMW 5 series touring - E61 I think, although I'm not even sure what all these E numbers mean - as a replacement. Questions I'll probably ask - diesel or...
  2. Silly vexing naive questions

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello All! I just bought a 91 850i and I live in Canada. I'm 50 yrs old and I'm planning on restoring my car as much as possible so I can drive it in the winter here. I mention my age because I'm planning to keep this car for the rest of my driving life and I'm excited to have a new hobby, even...
  3. 2 Key issue, may seem like a silly question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys i hope this is the right place to ask, when i brought my beamer it had 2 different keys , 1 for the door and 1 for the ignition.. probably see where this is going but here goes. if i were to buy a second hand lock set off ebay so 1 key with ignition lock and driver side lock and i...
  4. Cheap interior lights which work like silly expensive ones!

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Right, there's always confusion on which interior led canbus bulbs people should get which will perform great. So naturally we look at big companies like hids-4u or Horizon led etc...but for the fraction of the price...I give you Ebay!! So I ordered 3 different sets just to trial and error...
  5. silly question

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey guys, Im wondering whether get my car washed before leaving it at Gatwick airport for 12 nights. Does it make any sense or it will get dusty, full of carbon bits killing my white pride and joy? Thanks for you opinions in advance Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Silly Question, what one will fit my car?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, Id like to order a Screen protector for my BMW 325I 2010 Convertible with Idrive. Basically I want to protect my screen and be reading up that the Lexard screen protectors are great. But.. confused what one to order? will my screen be the same as the 335i m3 etc? Heres the link: Lexerd...
  7. realy nice E36 M3 EVO loon for silly money

    General BMW Discussions
    this is a very hansom car ticks all the right boxes will be a while before you see another one this good this cheap BMW E36 M3 Evolution Saloon | eBay
  8. Really silly question - Is the E53 3.0D turbocharged??

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Sorry, I know this is going to be a really silly question... I'm picking up a 2005 X5 E53 on the weekend and have been trying to figure out if the 3.0D engine is turbocharged or not. I've read through Wiki and it's not definite for me and then I'm seeing forum posts about blown turbos on this...
  9. mabey a silly question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi recently bought a e36 coupe and wont open off the drivers door lock seems to be seized any way tryed to get the car to go in to leam mode for fob which i got with car but ts a no go the question i want to ask is if a buy a second hand fob and reciver will it just plug and play or will it...
  10. Silly Question for all you 5 series Auto orders

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys I am awaiting del of my new 520d auto. My last car was the 2012 F30 3 series manual 320ED (best car I have ever owned or driven.. My current hire car 2013 passat reminds me of this every day lol Having never driven an Auto before I have a few questions I hope you can help me with . I...
  11. Ive been rather silly....

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Guys, just need a quick bit of advice.. Had a few issues with my coolant warning light coming on and discovered there were some air locks in the system which I solved by bleeding the system, coolant level dropped slightly after the air escaped and before topping it up I wanted to make sure the...
  12. Silly question time, where is the battery located on E46 318?

    General BMW Discussions
    Ok so under the bonnet theres what looks like a battery on the passenger side at the front(nearest to windscreen) under a plastic cover with screws on top, surely this isnt the battery? then a work mate said its in the boot? is it? ive not had time to look and its raining now :sarcastic No...
  13. 2002 325Ci Electric Boot Release - Silly Question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So, if I disconnect my battery (it's in the boot) and then shut the boot lid, how do I re-open the boot? :confused I presume that it's an electric release and there's no mechanical means to open it?
  14. 530D vs 535D - Purchase Advice and other silly questions ...

    General BMW Discussions
    Not sure if this is the best location for the thread, but here goes. A bit of history, drove a E60 545i SE prior and then when times were difficult and miles were high, went via a Mondeo to a E39 530D which I really like. I can see the appeal of the E39. Times have hopefully improved and I set...
  15. 1997 E36 328i - Possibly a silly question, can this sensor be moved?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    2012-04-16_18-28-26_226 by still.james.t21, on Flickr the one on the throttle body, the one with 1,2,3 on.
  16. silly question maybe?

    General BMW Discussions
    but are all e36 headlights the same ? as i have someone who wants to buy my angel eyes off me which came off a sloon i beleive and put them on a vert?
  17. E46 330i 01 Changing Aircon Radiator Cos After I destroyed it in error - Silly question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello Everyone, In changing my engine I have punched a tiny hole in my air con radiator like an idiot, so all the gas escaped up the driveway in a long whistle. So clearly I need to put in a replacement air-con radiator, but here are my questions after I fit the new part: 1) Will any other...
  18. First silly question

    General BMW Discussions
    Having just got my first BMW and driving home in the rain with the wipers on, I noticed that if I slow down they go on to intermitant, is this normal or am I imagining things??
  19. 1997 E36 318ti - Hottuning Coilover Q (Silly)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guys, Forgive the silly question, but I've got my hottuning coilovers for my Compact, I've got some new alloy top mounts also, can somebody describe what I need to do to assemble them ? Do I have to compress the spring, pop the top nut off, add my top mount and re-assemble ? These arent...
  20. 2004 E46 320d - possibly a silly question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    ok gents and ladies, please go easy on me, as very new to this, here goes, i have a 54 320d, just wondering if i have a turbo on this, looking at doing some subtle mods under the hood, any advise would be much appreciated, many thanks in advance Max