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  1. 3.5" exhaust tips for F80 M3

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All Can anyone recommend 3.5" exhaust tip mods for my 2018 M3 Competition?
  2. E92 325i exhaust tips

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    The state of my exhaust tips is really bothering me. It’s clear that the previous owners never cleaned them and as much as I have tried I just can’t seem to get rid of the black marks that really bring down the look of the car. I’ve tried metal polish and wire wool but it’s like the metal is...
  3. BMW 330D M Sport (E90) - Maintenance Tips?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Afternoon gents, I'm in the process of buying a 330D M Sport (2008) with around 90k miles on the clock. Getting it off my old man so I know the car's back door hasn't been ripped ? It does have FSH and it's now getting to that age where I'm presuming a little more TLC is needed , especially...
  4. BMW 3 Series 2013 F30 Diesel Particulate Filter Tips and Advice

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have just bought a F30 diesel 2013 automatic. I know I should have bought a petrol due to my driving style but I can't find one that doesn't cost the earth so I've taken the plunge and reluctantly bought a diesel. I have some questions which I was hoping people might be able to answer...
  5. Buying Used 5 Series(6th gen) - Tips

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all I am looking to get a used 6th gen 520d estate within the 13k price range. I have been searching on autotrader and noticed some of the 5 series in this gen have wider screens on the dashboard. Obviously, there are more used 5 series with the smaller screens but I am hoping to get a...
  6. BMW M2/M3/M4 exhaust tips

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi guys If you are interested in M performance tips for BMW M2/M3/M4, I have very good ones for sale. If you are interested, please e-mail me, so I can send you the pictures. A
  7. X5 3.0D Buying tips please

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have seen a very nice looking 2005 model X5 3,0D Sport, auto, with 114,000 on the clock. It looks very clean and well cared for, inside and out. Is there anything I should be looking out for when viewing, before buying?? I currently have a 5 series diesel = so I am well aware of the usual...
  8. [Tips] Bmw e46 320D 136Hp Tuning

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, I am a owner of an Bmw e46 320D 136HP 1999, the car is in a great shape, 210000km on the cluster, the engine is perfect no signs of oil/coolant leakage its all clean... the only problem that I think I might have is the Turbo sealing rings need to get changed, I think so because while I was...
  9. 8 Speed auto idle question and hints and tips please

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Just about to get a 8 speed auto version of the 1 series with the paddles. I have a question over what mode to put the box in when at traffic lights or where a delay of 30 secs or more may occur. In manual, I have mostly done 1st with the clutch down and rarely change to neutral and I am not...
  10. Alcantara maintenance tips

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys, Having a lot of alcantara myself I found this a useful tip: BMW M2 Forum - View Single Post - Alcantara Interior Cheers
  11. BMW X3 high mileage maintenance tips

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi I just purchased a 2011 X3 30d with 107k miles. I would like to prolong its life as long as possible. It has BMW full service history but assume as no receipts that it has just had the standard oil and filter changes. Any one got any recommendations of other fluids/ oils/ sensors/ jobs...
  12. Looking at getting a 1 series-any choosing tips welcomed

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, I currently have a 2002 316ti compact and I am looking for a change, have liked the 1 series for a while now. My budget is putting me in the plate regions of 54 to 57. (fairly tight budget). I do less than 100 miles a week, wanted to ask should I go for 1.6/1.8 or 2.0ltr diesel...
  13. First wash - any tips?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    First wash today since getting the f30. She looked great when I finished at 7.45 or so, took 6 and a half hours straight to do the following: wash wheels (no brushes yet), wash body, clean glass, dry, full attention to door shuts, aqua wax then buff, wheel sealant and buff, tyre shine...
  14. 335d touring buying tips

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Looking at a 2006 335d touring just now. The car has 58k miles on the clock Seems like these things are pretty bullet proof but I was looking for pointers on what to check when buying Unfortunately the car is on the other side of the country from me so I can view it in person which is...
  15. Blue Exhaust tips for E92 325i 2008

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Does any forum member know where I can buy some blue exhaust tips for E92 325i 2008? I see they are available from USA on ebay and also Alliexpress but does anyone know of a UK supplier? Thanks for any help.
  16. F30 330d exhaust tips

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Does anyone know if there are any direct fit replacement exhaust tips for the f30 330d ,as mine are looking a bit tarnished and the plating is coming off.would like m sport style but cant find anything.
  17. Your key M5 buying tips for Piston Heads feature

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, I'm writing a BMW M5 Market Watch feature for PistonHeads and would love to share your key buying tips - Bimmerforums.co.uk will of course get an acknowledgement in the feature. So what are the key things prospective M5 buyers should look out for - I am covering the E28, E34, E39...
  18. Just bought myself a E90 320D SE, looking for any tips

    General BMW Discussions
    hello all I finally made the plunge and got myself a nice 2007 320D SE (177BHP version), 120k miles, FSH, and the iDrive system. After owning it for a week, I have noticed I have the phantom wing mirror issue (found the guide to fix it, so ordered the stuff I need), handbrake is a little weak...
  19. 2002 E53 3.0i - What Aftermarket GPS and Install tips

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi everyone Im new here and this is my first post i have a 3.0i E53 2002 so pre-facelift (my car is RHD if it makes a difference), i have no factory gps in the car just the cd and radio, i really want a gps unit and rearview camera for my car, most importantly what is a good unit to buy, i want...
  20. 335D Buying Tips

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Looking at a 335d M Sport next week, what sort of common problems are there, and is there anything i should be wary of? I hear the 335d remap quite well, to around 350bhp?
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