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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
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  2. Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
    hi I'm thinking about replacing my 17's with some 18's - if anyone has a full set of 18's that will fit an F11 5 series in nice condition, please get in touch. (I don't mind if there are tyres or not). I'm based near Wycombe and would collect relatively locally and/or pay for postage.
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, it's been several years since I was last on here... as the car has been faultless!! My predicament.... I bought from a BMW dealership (Stratstone Silverlink, Tyneside) in June 2012 - a 59 plate 2.1/4 year old BMW 318D SE Business Edition with extras and in the stunning Clearwater...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Wondering if anyone might be able to comment on the following please? I had new front tyres at the weekend at my local Pr*T*re at Poole. At the same time I had alignment done as the fronts were indeed very unevenly worn. On Tuesday we had a tyre pressure monitor warning. So I reset...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I've been lurking here for some time, and much of the information has helped me enormously. However, I've got a serious issue, and am looking for opinion, advice, or help. I bought my first BMW a while ago, a 2006 318 M sport convertible with 70k on the clock. I'm unsure whether it's...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everybody, New to this.. apologies think i posted in wrong forum. We are just about to embark on the first purchase of a BMW 318D TOURING 2012, I believe model is E90?! 58k Miles on the clock. (immaculate service history) I have read some horror stories about the cost of replacing the...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everybody, New to this.. We are just about to embark on the first purchase of a BMW 318D TOURING 2012, 58k Miles on the clock. (immaculate service history) I have read some horror stories about the cost of replacing the DPF and wondered if anybody who owned a diesel BMW with a DPF...
  8. E90
    Hi, my rear offside light is flickering fast and only showing around 50% of the light, I have spoken with a mechanic whop has said it is best to replace the full unit but ive read other website posts which said it was a simple fix to replace the led or wires etc, I read one guy replaced it for a...
  9. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hello Forum, I am a new member and will be the proud owner of an X1 18d Sport when it is delivered at the end of the month. I am looking for some advice…. My understanding is that the 18d and 20d version have the same engine; however the engine management is different, with other things like...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, new here, this seems to be the best BMW forum around so I've signed up. About to take the plunge into BMW ownership, probably with a 525d of 2007/8 vintage. There seem to be a lot around with about 100k miles on them, I'm fine with that but I just wondered if there's anything major...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Firstly apologies for cross posting from engine conversion thread, I'm looking for more general advice on specialists to fit an engine, and also hoping that someone may know off an engine for a 2001 540i. I posted the below thread a few days ago and have had a couple of helpful replied...
  12. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi all, I'm a newbie to the site and looking for some help please. My old man bought a new 540i in 2001, and last year had a head gasket failure. The car was obviously not worth a great deal at 14 years old and he didn't want to spend a fortune on it, so handed it over to a local mechanic who...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi folks First, I notice theres a lot of technical expertise on these forums and I'm really ignorant on car matters. I hope you don't mind me posting some really basic questions but if this isn't the best place to ask and I'm wasting everybody's time please can someone direct me to where I can...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Wifey has been troubled the last few days by random engine cut outs in the beemer. The lift pump in the tank was new 6 months ago. Energises fine when ignition comes on. Always starts on 2nd turn of key when cold - little puff of smoke but then its fine. 1st time start when engine is warmed...
  15. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    1995 right hand drive 840ci 6 speed manual 4 litre m60. Am I deluding myself that it will some day be sought after due to its raeretey ( not many made, and seemingly less have lasted the test of time). My intentions have been to slowly over the years go about restoring to how it should be...
  16. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello My car is still driving in 4th gear upwards but I have been told I need a replacement gearbox which is a bummer :frown but forgivable , its an old car and has done a lot of miles. If not, I will need to find an old school gearbox restorer who could repair the current unit [forward clutch...
  17. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, Novice posting here, and sadly not for a good reason... I think someone attempted to steal my car - the drivers door external barrel / cylinder lock is missing! Looks like they drilled or forced it out, in attempt to over ride the locks and get into the car. Luckily no other damage...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    I am looking to buy my first BMW, for use as my company car (new business) and have plumped for an 320d Touring. I've found a high mileage car (170k) for a little under £5k on an 08 plate. It would largely do motorway miles. Does this sound like a reasonable price? Regards, D
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ok, as the title says doing a lot of stuff this/next weekend (deliveries dependent!). Just want to know if anyone can think of anything that I could do/check/change, that I may not have thought of or forgotten. I'll just list what I'm having had done below: *Change Oil *Change Pollen, Fuel...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello forum, I'm thinking of buying an E92 335i Coupe, perhaps 07 or 08 ish. 3 Series is a pretty dependable car on the whole I guess, but I've read that the 335i can sometimes have (expensive) problems with fuel injectors & the like. Does anyone know how common a problem this is? Is it easy...
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