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  1. Turbocharging your BMW
    Hi, im looking to upgrade the turbocharger on my BMW and looking for advise on what I can upgrade to, could I upgrade to a duel turbo? do I need anything extra to go with the new upgrade just all tips on what my car can take safely and not damage or push the engine to its maximum. I have got a...
  2. BMW Parts for Sale
    I've got this cast iron exhaust manifold for sale. I've had it for a while lying at the back of the garage, it's better if on someone's car really. Not seen any like this for a while. Good for an E46 325 drift project? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/373176299401
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi so I’ve had a reconditioned turbo put into my 2015 1 series after the old one cracking and since I had the new turbo put in the car is in limp mode and has a drive train warning light on the I drive. When plugged in the errors are “cold start not learned” and wastegate not closing error. My...
  4. Auto Electrical Forum
    I have a BMW 318D M47 engine. 224,000 miles, brand new turbo. The first issue I'm having is the turbo is boosting at idle. You can hear it spooling up, on my phone it says it's boosting at 0.8psi. It doesn't always do it. Most of the time it's reading a vacuum of 0.7 2nd issue you can really...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, Desperately looking for some expert advice on a problem im having! So basically, im thinking what i can hear is a police siren noise coming from my turbos. Gets louder when engine is warm and only audible under acceleration. NOT when idle. You hear it before gear change and also after...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Hello everyone. My 320d puffs out a big blue cloud of smoke on start up, once driving it is ok, no loss of power. When it went in for its first service the garage noticed a small oil leak down to things not being connected up properly. Now things are all in place my oil level has actually...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Car is pushing huge clouds of white/blue smoke when accelerator pressed Was having no power issue so put new turbo in but still intermittent power only and lots of smoke please help
  8. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi I recently bought a 525tds to use this winter. Therefore I wonder if there is a quick easy way to increase the turbo pressure. I have already installed an evry mod
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all! Real acceleration starts around 3000rpm Intercooler is oily in front There seems to be a slight oil consumption in 2000 km Vacuum pipes (at least some of them) seem new One can hear a slight whistle accelerating There’s ridiculous amount of black smoke when accelerating Diagnostics...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello First of all hello to everyone and i'm new in this forum. Turbo on my 318d 2003 gave up and i need it replaced. For me it would be just too expensive to order a brand new one and i haven't (also my mechanic) been able to find a used or restored one from anywhere. As i understand its not...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello everyone! I had one customer with his 2014 bmw f10 525d xdrive. First he came with blown turbo (the smaller one) the car was at 160~168k kms (99.4-104k miles). So what, the car had about 200mls oil in the intercooler wich is normal for a blown turbo. What happened? I removed the turbo and...
  12. Turbocharging your BMW
    Hi everyone! I have an 02 318ci for about a year. my car has about 160hp atm and im thinking on turboing my car at the end of the year. My problem atm is that um only 20yo and have no experience doing this. The part i know is the teorical one (using math to choose turbo size, ic size and pipes...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I'm a total noob when it comes to BNWs, I'm no mechanic either, so please bear with me. I bought a 2016 535d a week ago, low milage 29k, in nice condition. I've noticed over the week that the throttle response seems to vary a lot. Occasionally at around 40/50mph the lightest press of the...
  14. Rybrook Warwick BMW
    Hi could you quote for the following please: Red boost pipe - 11617812274 Boost pipe seal - 11618506786 Crank case Breather and pipe- 11127809513 and 11227809512 Small u shaped pipe on top of engine to small turbo - not sure of the part number Vehicle reg is G3 DJB (2008 635d). Let me know if...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I need to remove the turbo from my 530d E60 Lci, Could someone who has done the job before advise what other items need removing in order to get the turbo out through the bottom? I understand the alloy strengthening plate and the DPF need removing, but what about the steering shaft or the...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Got a good reconditioned turbo sent then back my dodgy part and didn't realise I should of kept this bracket... Can anyone give me a name or part number? One pic has it missing one with it attached...
  17. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi folk I believe the electronic actuator on the turbo of my 2005 e83 2.0d has started playing up and I'm trying to find out if the turbo from a 2004 e46 2.0d is the same unit? Thanks in advance
  18. Introductions
    Having randomly found an old e36 316i 1997 saloon for sale. I decided to go ahead and buy it. Looks and sounds sweet, standard with 2 owners from new. Full bmw service history untill 6 years ago. Anyways long story short, what would u guys suggest if i wanted to fit a turbo to this engine...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi i will have to remove my turbo due to a broken stud on exhaust side. How likely the top 3 Bolts will break as well? is it recommended to undo them when the manifold red hot? Is it ok to reuse the oil feed and return pipe?
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Can I replace my turbo on 2006 525d m sport to a hybrid turbo do I need to do anything else or is it switch them round and drive Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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