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  1. BMW Engine Conversions
    Afternoon all. I've decided to take on this conversion over the coming weeks. Looking for someone who's done one to run a few questions by if possible...? There is a ready made loom which I intend to use which will save a lot of time wiring wise. What I want to know is; 1. Exhaust - does the...
  2. Introductions
    Hi There, I purchased a really nice low mileage BMW Z4 a few months back and the only modification the previous owner had done on the car was to replace the back box witha straight through which sounds great, but it's not for me. It sounds amazing but I live on a quiet residential street and...
  3. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Hello anyone interested in swapping my silver grey heated leather interior for a black one? Contact me if interested Regards
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I’ve got a 325ti Compact and someone is selling a remapped ECU from a 325ti Compact also manual. Is this a straightforward as a swap only on the ECU? Or is there more to is? Also do I need to get the key, barrel and other ECU’s too? Thank you
  5. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    After swapping my heated silver grey leather interior for a black one if anyone’s interested. Mines all in good condition just want it black. Anyone interested contact me thankyou
  6. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Today I swapped my E83 X3 fabric rear seats for leather and all went well...until I started the front seats I started with the passenger seat. The swap was a manual seat for another manual seat. I undid the two nuts and two bolts and unplugged the yellow connector block and the cable that...
  7. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello, I’ve successfully removed a destroyed N42 engine from my e46. Ive installed an M54 325 engine and box. After a little work with the gearbox linkage, front anti roll bar, exhaust etc, it’s running perfectly and has been for a while. The only thing left for me to do is to get the air con...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    I want to swap my 118d to a 330d in my 1 series, is that possible and what will I need to change Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all First post here. I have issues with bluetooth. At first it allowed me to navigate the menu and attempt to pair my phone but it would never appear as a device to be paired. After some fiddling about, Bluetooth no appears as an option. The radio shows TEL with the two dashes below. I...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. I have a 2007 330i SE Saloon with manual half cloth / half leather seats. Only the driver's seat has ever been sat in, so I would like to swap the front passenger and driver's seat over to even up the patina. The seats are manual except for electric bolsters and no heating. Can it be...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys. Recently purchased a 2003 pre-facelift 320td compact with 99k on the clock for £900. All is well and I’m working through maintenance on the car to get it to my standards, along with removing the hundreds of M badges the previous owner plastered all over it! I then came across an...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Hello guys, Need some of your experties. So i've got x reg 330ci which is still healthy but showsit's age with rust arouns, and i've got a chance to obtain 320ci 6pot 55reg. How hard is to swap the engines around? Do i need to buy anything or can i take all parts from older car and just put...
  13. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, I'm after any advice for swapping my yellow angel eyes for white, I know there is a few well reccomended brands (around the £200 mark) but I really dont want to go to that so does anybody have any advice on wattage/brand etc on a sensible price bulb ?? Anyone swapped & is happy with it...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi guys, just woundered if any has done a parts list on what parts are needed for a m54 engine swap, i have a donor car so have pretty much everything
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I am looking at swapping my non multifunction 4 spoke bus steering wheel for an E36/z3 3 spoke steering wheel. I am aware I should have a single stage airbag but want to confirm that my steering wheel should have a slip ring fitted to it with 3 screws, I have been looking on ebay at a...
  16. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi, I need to change the tyres on my f30 320d GT soon and plan to move away from run flats. I've had a number of different BMW models over the years and I favour non RFT. The current tyre size is 225/50/R18 95w Front and Rear. Could anyone advise if I need to use extra load tyres or will...
  17. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, need to replace the front door speaker cover on my F11 and looking for some advice Is it removable from the front or does the door card need to be removed, if so is it connected with glued rivets?  Thanks
  18. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi, im looking for brighter lights (mains and high beam) but not not sure which path to take....Do i go for the cheaper option and buy decent bulbs and if so what would people recommend? OR do i take the expensive route and upgrade standard to actual xenons? I would prefer Xenons to be honest...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    H, this is my first post on these forums. I am intending to replace the interior for my 2011 E90 320d ED as the old one is a little worn. The seats and trim which I have purchased are actually from an older model, 2005 E90, although are in very good condition. The problem is that the wiring does...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I’m in the process of swapping from 2.0 to m52b28 My intension is to use the m20 auto gearbox I know people hate auto but it’s gonna be a daily doin a lot of moterway miles the engine I have is a manual so Im after advice on the loom and being from a manual and any other info on this has...
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