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  1. General BMW Discussions
    I sent my headlights to Headlight Retro Fits Uk (HRF) to have DRLs brightened and halogen projectors changed to Xenon. Also sequential Indicators were fitted inside the brow. I had to remove the headlights myself as they are based in Glasgow I'm in Taunton, not up for 9 hour drive one way...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Have been looking at these with my c110 scanner and cylinder 5 shows anything between -2000 and 2500. The set point for each cylinder is between -200 and 200. All other cylinders are between this. The reason I'm posting here is that I've experienced Miss fires/engine hesitation for ages as...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just reporting back in with my Carly / DPF experience. I hope this may help other owners with similar issues I've had. I've got a 2006 330D with 189k on the clock. While I think of it - if you need Carly and you're near Rugby / M1 J18, inbox me. The background- DPF warning light after about 10...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Does this deal seem to good to be true? https://www.imperialcarsupermarkets.co.uk/used-car/bmw/3-series/u42236/320d-blueperformance-efficientdynamics-4dr/ I can't find a 320d with that kind of mileage of spec for such a low price. It has 2 prev owners. I was tempted but reviews I've seen on...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Just seen this on a website regarding the new 5 Series service intervals. https://carleasingmadesimple.com/data/bmw/5-series/service-interval-miles/ Every 2 years or 36,000 mile!!!! Can this be true?, even 18K seems a stretch for oil.
  6. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    hi just wondering if someone could help me out wired in a stereo to my e87 today and was all working well stored a few stations set up bluetooth then went to work came out of work turned my car on to find the stereo had lost its power as the constant power that is aupplied to the radio isnt true...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    i have read a few times that there is not much difference between the petrol E46 320 323 328 when driving around town as the smaller engines have to push harder, however if you look at stats on parkers and auto trader there is like 10mpg difference between them, i've had a 323ci and i could do...
  8. Car Insurance
    hi hope someone can help i am after insuring a ford fiesta lx tomorrow and i am in total shock what being quoted. 3 years ago i took up new job with van provided for use at home. prior to getting van i had 7 years no claims bonus was only paying £230 for insurance. now i have changed jobs again...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Issue: I'm pretty certain that my 2006 E61 535d's battery needs replacing. Symptoms: There's no green health light on the battery, the car's turn over is sluggish if it hasn't been used for 48 hours (suggesting that the alternator is fine), the clock intermittently resets itself and...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I think one of my parking sensors has died, need to rig it up to INPA to confirm which one but haven’t had time, will do it tomorrow. I’m getting a 5 second constant beep every time I put it into reverse, only started recently, probably all this wet weather. Anyway, I have been...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, just purchased my e90 320d (2005) Just been looking through service history, and I noticed two services one month after each other, but two stamps. They both have more or less different things doing. Car says 115k, but these services both say 163,567 (or something). I was told by the...
  12. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Guys, It's that time of year again for me. Just had a quick look through the GoCompare web site and it's come up with a company that I have not heard of but look very reputable. Grove & Dean & Performance Direct - 2 quotes, but infact part of the same group. Got a very good quote of around...
  13. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all I have recently purchased a 2006 x3 M sport 2.0d and am very happy with it. However after taking it to a BMW approved garage to get a tyre fixed they tiold me that the engine I have is prone to getting clogged and that I should have the 2013 engine mapping upgraded to the car. Now I...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have been putting Winter tyres on my car for the last 3 winters and thought i'd share my experience which i think will be of interest: My car has 18" wheels so 225/40/18 & 255/35/18. I use non RFT tyres during summer and always go for 'AA' rated traction tyres under the UTQG system and 'A'...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    :frown Details in the cars for sale thread as in my signature. You need to be registered and logged in to read. Thanks for checking it out. :frown
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there, Im new to this site so i thought id do my first post in getting some help.... Im looking to get true white angel eyes on my e92 like the lci model, i've tried the rdash make but they are rubbish any suggestions??? Thanks
  17. General BMW Discussions
    What a total cnut! 1989 BMW 635 CSI HIGHLINE AUTO | eBay
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  19. BFuk Open Topic
    I was working for an MOTer today, he says that starting next year 2012 that xenon after market lights are a MOT fail, I thought that was current. He said also that if a car is chipped it will fail the MOT too, A, is this true B, how could and MOTer tell if a car was chipped C, if you bought a...
  20. BFuk Open Topic
    Someone told me that you can now use BBM on Iphone is this true?
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