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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys need a little advice. I have a bmw E46 320D 2003 pre face lift, I want to chance the front and rear bumpers to an m sport as they look much nicer will the m sport bumper fit
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I currently have the standard 16” alloys on it, but i was wondering if I’ll need to change wheel bolts when I put the 194’s on? Also are these less prone to cracking than the MV3’s? Thanks
  3. BMW 2 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW F22
    Hi guys new on here, was looking for an answer for this everywhere and couldn't find one. Does anybody know the answer? I know the Competition has the OPF, but wasn't sure about the normal M2? If some of them have got it is there a way to know so I don't end up buying one with it?
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi Guys! My mother-in-law has a beautiful E36 320i (I believe?) in almost immaculate condition. It seems to have some M badges on the steering wheel and gear shifter and is a 1.9L engine. She bought it from the initial owner in about 1999 and has run it as a daily driver ever since - it's...
  5. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Recently changed the battery in the key fob - lost all my sat nav destinations ,etc. All programmed back in now but.... Car Radio has defaulted to half a dozen FM channels, and not any of the DAB stations. If I press the RADIO or RADIO/OPTIONS and then back out of the menu. they are all...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Does anybody know if it's easy to swap factory Xenon headlights for standard ones? Is the loom different? Both my Xenon headlights have become ridiculously unreliable and I'd quite like to get the thing through an MOT before spending fortunes on ballasts and ignitors.
  7. BMW Parts for Sale
    Hi all, I'm slowly putting my E36 318is back to standard ready for sale. I've had it for 9 years. Sad times but it’s time to move on. Here is the old project thread: https://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f187/e36-318is-coupe-project-t127684/ There’s a bunch of bits for sale on gumtree right...
  8. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, is it worth giving my 1999 535i Angel eyes , or leaving her pre facelift .? The purist in me thinks best to leave her but as im getting her ready to sell (sadly) I should give her the face lift . Not sure .???
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Morning folks I was wondering if someone would be able to help me with a suspension query I have please. I have a 1999 540iA Touring which I believe had Sport pack suspension fitted from new. I am looking to fit lowering springs to the front but first need to figure out what shocks I...
  10. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    wanting to tighten up the ride a bit, body roll mainly. according to oem the car comes with standard 16mm anti roll bars, or 18mm for the M looks like M bars should fit, any one care to comment ? and any one done a similar change ? comments please. tnx.
  11. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I have recently purchased a Series 1 and am looking to upgrade the following if possible? Std air con to automatic (climate control) Cruise Control (not fitted on steering wheel) Bluetooth (controls on steering wheel) CD changer (only single CD Business radio fitted) Upgrade/Remap engine to 143...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi What chassieparts is different on a M-sport version vs an original one?? Best regards Fredrik
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I have booked my bmw 4 series M sports recently and eagerly waiting for the car to be delivered. After a lot of thinking I have decided to go for M sports version of 420i which comes with a M suspension and M steering rather for the sports version which comes with standard suspension...
  14. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I'm new to this forum but guessing this is the place to be for advice on my BMW................................. I've just purchased as a second car which is a BMW X5 3.0i - I have a few years ago previously owned the 4.4i sport which was kitted out with every piece of kit you would ever...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi where is a good place to find a standard air box for above car? my newly acquired coupe has a piper cross cone filter fitted and while its not noisy i would rather have a standard box. are there recommended breakers on this site? or if anyone wants a cone filter i'd happily swap?
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm sure this has been asked before, but has any one ever managed to find away of improving the look of the standard exhaust tip on pre Lci diesel? I understand that because it faces down, it doesn't make it easy. I don't want to replace ideally, I would just like the improve the way it looks-...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Today, in a bid to get my car ready for sale, i thought i would tackle the window rattle that has plagued me for the last 5 years... Well, i only went and fixed it. Not a single rattle anymore :) The rattle was when the hood is down, and the windows up. The front and rear glass would sit...
  18. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi I am new to the forum! I bought my 2001 2.2 Z3 last summer and working through it's faults The power seat passenger side does not work at all no noise at all. 1.First of all I removed the motor and plugged it in to the driver's supply - Nothing! 2.I removed the passenger seat and checked...
  19. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    All Now that "individual" has turned out to be something of a non-event, I am moving on to what features I should look out for. Unlike some of you, I want to gets all the bells and whistles in the first place, rather then worrying about trying to retro-fit them. So to recap, I am looking for a...
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi can anyone help out my 520d m sport 2006 needs new brake pads. Are these standard brake pads that any 520 will have or are they mtec with the car being m sport Thank you
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