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  1. BMW 525d short trips

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    hi Friends we just bought a BMW 525D and just doing short trips every day as my wife do just under 2 miles a day local driving , now our particle filter been shown up on i drive during our drive on m25 , we have not lost the power but taken to bmw specialist what they saying is particle filter...
  2. Anyone do Euro road trips ?

    BFuk Open Topic
    I got a week off work in dec so looking to do a euro road trip. Thinking of Brugge (Belgium), Cologne (Germany) & Amsterdam (Holland). I dont want to detour too much as it'd be too many miles and end up costing too much on fuel. On google maps this trip show about 600 miles from Calais. The...
  3. 120d - short trips

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I'm looking for a 120d for economy and torque but was wondering what is considered a short trip for the 120d? I do 8 miles each way to work and back which is 15-20 mins of 40mph driving and was wondering if this would cause DPF problems, etc? I know a motorway blast every now and then should...
  4. 2002 E46 320d Short trips and then a blast

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, Sorry for the cryptic title. Basically, since being made redundant in March I have been doing the school run:mad No fun at the best of times. So the (Military type) routine is normally, 0825, Leave the house for the one mile trip. Sit in traffic for about 5 mins. Travel for approx 3...
  5. 2003 E46 316i Short trips bad?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Now the winter is here I'm finding my car is taking a very long time to get up to temp! There is nothing wrong with it..... its had a recent coolant flush / change and the climate control is blowing heat out nicely... its also got a clean bill of health from BMW. My drive to / from work is...