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  1. Bwchiptune Shop
    Hi There, I've got a 2006 E90 320d Manual, with 147k miles on it, and have had it for 3 years. The gearbox as is common on higher mile BMW manuals, has the sloppy shifter, so when it's in gear e.g. 3rd, it will move side to side a lot, and you need to precisely select the gear otherwise it...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    suggestions please to what may be at fault.
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi my gearstick is a bit sloppy, what parts do I need from the pic to make it a little more solid? RealOEM.com - Online BMW Parts Catalog
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all Picked this up a couple of weeks ago, sorted a few bits but nothing mechanical on it. Its a 2 owner , 325 Ci M Sport, 2003 reg pre facelift with 135,000 on the clock, full history with loads of paperwork but its all for services, tyres, brakes nothing else It drives fine, pulls like a...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I'm planning to take the 328 on track a few times this year but the gearbox is sloppy and I'm worried about missing gears and it's not ideal on a day to day basis either. There seem to be loads of 'short shifter' kits available in the US but can't find anything really in the UK, what do people...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there, I have recently fitted coilovers to my e60. All went well and its quite low to be honest (call me stupid). Ive now noticed that the steering is fairly vague and the rear end is quite sloppy as if something is loose/worn. The front will glide over bumps but the rear seems to 'hop' left...
  7. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hello have just been to test drive a 2005 x3 3.0d manual with 112.000 miles on the clock it runs well and can't fault the car apart from the sloppy feel of the gearstick and am just wondering if this is down to worn linkage/ bushes or something more sinister ? Cheers Diz
  8. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi All, I have ssen a lot about this issue and assume I need a linkage bush / bearing kit. Pelican seem to have good info but is there anybody ion the UK that does a kit or is it a main dealer part(S) Would anybody have the part numbers I need please? Mine is a 1999 T reg 328 Sport that I've...
  9. Introductions
    Hi All, I have ssen a lot about this issue and assume I need a linkage bush / bearing kit. Pelican seem to have good info but is there anybody ion the UK that does a kit or is it a main dealer part(S) Would anybody have the part numbers I need please? Mine is a 1999 T reg 328 Sport that I've...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, gears select ok but seems as tho inbetween gears is the problem, the gate is really sloppy. Is there an easy fix? Thanks in advance:thumbsup
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    since i have had the car its had pretty sloppy gears, i'm now drifting so i have fitted a short shift. it has tightened it changing through gears (as in first to second) but left to right movement is still really bad. trying to shift while drifting and i keep selecting the wrong gear. i have...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there hopefully someone could help here I've noticed the steering is very heavy on this model 316i v plate compared to a friends 325 on y plate also can feel it taking me left and right very sloppy I've had tracking done Tyres on it they are original wheels on the car and also the front arms...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, Ive just come back to BMW from Volvo (again!) The car is in lovely, looked after nick but has a couple of niggles, one of them being a sloppy gear stick (manual) Is it a dealer only repair??? Or can i buy a kit and get a specialist to do it??? I dont really want to go down the short...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    The E30s gear change is well shot, can I fit a Z3 short shift kit with all new bushes to it or does the Z3 kit not fit the E30 and only fit the E36 :confused Any part numbers would be well received :thumbsup
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    sloppy gear stick hi ppls new to forum be glad of some advice my gear stick is sloppy is it a case of a new stick and how big a job is it to do i have got 1 sourced of ebay be greatfull for ur advice thnx daz
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