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  1. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Stupid me was changing the grills on the front and placed the bolts from front bumper on engine bay ?‍♀️ Bolt fell onto fan but didn’t realise until looking for it and span the cooling fan it was in there then I think it dropped further down and isn’t catching no more would this cause any...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I have a E46 2.8i auto. Up until last week consumption was great for an auto. Now I am lucky to get 18 mpg. This is driving at 30mph every where. No brakes binding. box is changing as it should. just me in the car. 17inch wheels. Thank you. dave king
  3. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I have done something really stupid. I was removing the door latch striker but I did not realise that the backing plate is not actually attached to anything apart from the two torx screws. I unscrewed the latch striker and the plate has fallen down inside somewhere. I took off the inspection...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi folks, This is a strange problem, but someone that knows the parts will know right away. I had a number of clunking sounds around 8 months back, that I think were vanos related. I rebuilt some the vanos units using some neat online instructions. All seemed to be going well. I was closing...
  5. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    As title....do I need staggered wheels?? Will the slightly bigger offset make any difference?? I know everyone hates the wheel size questions. Don't want to miss a good deal on a new set of rims for the summer if they will fit!!!!
  6. General BMW Discussions
    n/s mirror is smashed but still attached, ordered replacement glass with sticky back but is it worth using some epoxy or something to attach new one as i'm worried its just going to fall out? i know its a simple cheap job but just wondered if the sticky back is sufficient enough as i can't be...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    A friend of mine who is a cocky honda owner posted this to me After some tinkering on ms paint this was my reply I've not heard back from him since :D
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    :hihi 04 plate 330d with a gm box, I just got it with this problem so no history on the car. 99% of the time the car does not move, yesterday we pushed it for about 10 seconds and the thing started driving, until I stopped for a second and it was back to being broken. I hooked it up to the...
  9. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Tried to find guide but gave up so used my brain and worked it out. Pretty easy, i would rate this 3/10 for difficultly. I was lazy and didn't do the template for the new botton properly, but i've ordered some smoked black A4 perspex from amazon so will redo the bottom properly. By the way i...
  10. BFuk Open Topic
    this idiot recorded his own evidence for the court to prosecute him what a dick Northamptonshire Police
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi all I have a e39, and had a to replace a abs censer, so I used pa soft 1.4 to reset the abs. Until this point everything was going ok, but them I had this wonderful idea that I was a specialist with pa soft and started to explore. As the old saying goes"curiosity killed the cat" that's...
  12. BFuk Open Topic
    hey all, I just wanted to have a rant about a stupid ebay seller...... I'm currently looking for under engine screening 51712695680. I have M bumper. This is the correct part number which has been verified by Cotswold bmw. I'm looking for new or used but is hard to find at the right price when...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I have a 2 month old (2011) 320d Efficient Dynamics with 42k on the clock. I have stupidly put the service book into storage and can't get it right now. I've noticed the 'Service' message has started coming up on but, underneath on the lower panel '11,000' flashes up too. Is it telling...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I'm so mad with myself. When I came out of work today I noticed my passenger side rear door was unlocked (all the rest locked). I blipped a few times and the actuator does nothing at all, not even pulse. When I got home I locked the car and sure enough, rear door still open. In a blind fit...
  15. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi guys, would like to change my oval exhaust on my 2009 520d M sport because hate the look of it and looking at some options and would appreciate some advice. I've two options, first is a double exhaust like a 530d and the other is a quad exhaust. Now it doesn't look like an M5 quad because...
  16. BFuk Open Topic
    Ok I start with bmw scrap yards trying to sell second hand bmw aircon dryers. Do they not realise that once these dryers are exposed to air that they are useless after 12 hours of exposure. These dryers are sealed from factory and need to be installed within 30 minutes. It beggers believe how...
  17. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi just a quick one the pins on my clocks that I was thinking was to reset the trip and set the time ect don't work any ideas
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Around a month ago I had to change a wishbone on my 325 m sport. Stupidly I bought a standard wishbone for a 325 non m sport coupe and had it fitted, leaving me with one m sport and one standard wishbone. Ever since my car has pulled to the left violently and I have had about 5 mechanics look at...
  19. Turbocharging your BMW
    Is there a reason why this would not fit an E36, please please forgive my ignorance. BMW E46 323i/325i/328i/330i T3/T4 Turbo Charger Kit & Turbo Manifold | eBay
  20. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    The door mirrors on my 2005 e46 tourer, Should fold in to the body right ? I mean for when I am parked I dont want them knocked. Thay are very stiff and I didn`t want to break something with force. Cheers Martin.
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