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  1. Sourcing E92 325i gaskets - which brands?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So my brother purchased an E92 325i 06 today - it looks in great shape but has a slight oil leak (120k), we plan to replace all of the following engine gaskets: Valve Cover Gasket (+ aluminium bolts?) Oil Filter Housing Gasket Oil Filter Cooler Gasket Oil Pan Gasket (+ aluminium bolts?) I'm...
  2. F30 - Sourcing the right CID Part?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, I've recently bought an F30 with a cracked CID (got a good deal) and wanted to replace it. I've done some research and wanted to do a like for like swap as have seen from others on the forum there's no coding issues etc? Looking on OEM the right part for my car is: 65509292247 but...
  3. Trouble sourcing dual mass flywheel and clutch kit for E92 320d 2007

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi for some reason i am having trouble sourcing this these parts for a reasonable price. I have seen the whole kit for E90s for around £300 but the only compatible E92 kits are £500+. (find this odd as i thought it would be the same engine??) Can anyone recommend where to by this and what...
  4. 1995 840 Ci Sport - Assistance sourcing Center Consol;e and gear Selector Cover etc

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys: Hope someone can point me in the right direction sourcing these parts: 1995 840 Ci Right Hand Drive Euro version Car 1. Center console 2. Gear selector panel P R N D 4 3 2 for a 1995 840 Ci 3. Back cover harness unit for front left fog light unit 4. Front inner fenders 5...
  5. Sourcing a diversity antenna

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I've got poor keyfob range (like 2m) so I think my diversity antenna may be on the way out (fm radio seems ok however). I had a look the other day and it seemed visually ok (was actually expecting some obvious corrosion), except for a small amount of white which I brushed off (didn't make any...
  6. tips on sourcing a replacemet catalytic convertor for my 530i

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I own a 2007 530i and as per my post earlier may have a problem with my cat. first of all how many does my car have - it has 2 exhausts but they go into one box at the rear of the car. (is the box the cat) last time i had a fault my local independent said that they could only fit a genuine BWM...
  7. Help sourcing used 330d Dpf

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    As the title says im looking for a used dpf. I have tried quarry motors and they have quoted £300 which I think is a bit much considering they wont say mileage or anything. If anyone knows of anyone having one for sale let me know. Trying to find the correct part number on real oem is a bit of...
  8. DPF Removal ? Sourcing the front pipe ? 2005 X3 2.0D Sport

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi 2 questions: 1. How easy is it to remove the DPF from the exhaust system, does the ecu need mapped etc. ? 2. Anyone know where I can get the short front pipe which joins the cat down pipe to the DPF at a reasonable price ? Cheers G.
  9. Exhaust sourcing help - 2004 530d auto

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Mine has been blowing for a while and has now got so bad it's failed its MOT so I need a new exhaust (front box /cat sharpish). (No DPF) The only supplier I can find is the local dealer for £592 plus VAT. :eek Anyone know of an alternative - Europarts can't do it and the only other supplier I...
  10. 320td Compact e46 - towbar use and sourcing advise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Afternoon all, After some advise please: I would like to use my E46 320td compact for towing a small trailer (and motorcycle), however after contacting 3 different companies offering towbar fitting services they unanimously informed me that the vehicle is 'not homologated for towing'. I can...
  11. Sourcing E60 M5 Muffler Delete Pipes - West Midlands- (Or does anyone have any for sale?)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there, I was wondering if anyone knew anywhere around the West-Midlands area that could make me some E60 M5 muffler delete pipes? I've been quoted a few insane prices and I'd like to know if anybody knows of anywhere locally that'll do the work for me at a reasonable price (I'm based in...
  12. Sourcing mirror replacement - 325ci sport convertible

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I need to get a new mirror motor for a 2005 325ci sport. I have memory seats so I need to ensure that a replacement mirror is compatible with the memory seat option. I have been looking on ebay, but I am not sure which connector I need. Apologies, but can't make sense out of realoem. The ones...
  13. Need help sourcing a A/C Tensioner for 330i

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Can't seem to find a sensibly priced A/C Mechanical Tensioner for my 2001 330i Touring anywhere. Managed to find an Alternator one on ebay for £40 odd which I have bought and fitted. I'm not interested in buying a genuine one. Any ideas? Many thanks
  14. E46 sourcing front top mounts

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    I'm struggling trying to source some Ben on eBay and they all seem really cheap looking has anyone bought any from eBay and can suggest a seller for quality , wanted the meyle hd ones but the seller doesn't say wether or not the bearing is there , I belive it will be as its supposed to be built...
  15. having trouble sourcing front top mount e36

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hi all, basically been chasing my tail trying to get hold of a set of meyle hd front top mounts, im replacing everything when i put my new coilies on next week and have got hold of everything else except these. I can get lemforder ones at a reasonable price but since everything else is meyle hd...
  16. 19?? E31 840i - Sourcing A Car cover

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Could anyone tell me where to get a car cover for a 840i. It would be for outside use, it is parked on the drive and is getiing covered in leaves n stuff... nightmare!! Cheers Tracy
  17. 2000 E39 530 Diesel Cat Exhaust sourcing

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Chaps i have a 530 d sport on a w reg 2000, both of the flexi pipes which connect to the cat are blowing, so i need to replace the whole unit, that is what i have been advised anyway... Anyone got suggestions on where to obtain from? Thanks Harry
  18. 2004 E63 645ci - Sourcing a steering rack - Any Advice??(FIXED)

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all, First a bit of intro from me.... Im a forum moderator over on the "darkside" as some may say at where i have helped run the forum for over 3 years now... Anyway... im looking for a bit of advice if possible from you. Im looking for a steering rack for a 645ci...