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  1. BMW Soft-Top Restoration - It's that time of year again!

    Technical Guides for BMW E24, E63, E64, F12, F13.
    As the winter draws in - find a couple of rain-free days now to waterproof the soft-top!
  2. Production date is one year earlier than registration

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi ! I'm just in the process of buying a 2012 640D M Sport Convertible. When checking the options using the VIN I saw that the "Prod Date" was 2011-09-20 - presume 20/09/2011. The registration date is 01/09/2012 with a corresponding 62 plate. Any thoughts/info on why the production date is...
  3. Need some advice please. What year did the e60 530 change to the 268bhp model

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Looking at 2 on Ebay. Both 07 530s. 1 said its 248bhp and the other 258. I thought 07s were 268bhp. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F303076489740 https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F382809415453 How...
  4. Back after a 4 year BMW gap

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Evening everyone I was last here back in 2014 with my E46 325Ci Sold that with 144k on for a Mk5 Golf GTI which was great fun but I missed the quality of BMW. So in June last year I bought a 2007 E92 M-Sport 325i N52 engine with a mere 19k on the clock. The car is like new. So I have nearly...
  5. 4 Series Gran Coupe - Model Year Actions

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I have recently placed an order for a 420d M-sport Gran Coupe however have been told by the dealer that the order now can’t be processed due to Model Year Actions and they will be back in contact in 2 weeks, Would anyone know what these are and should I look at cancelling? Thanks
  6. Who sells pumpkin all year round?

    BFuk Open Topic
    Id like to buy a pumpkin however tesco, waitrose, morrisons, b&m, aren't selling anymore or tins of puree either, where can I buy this?
  7. another year. another Jersey rally

    BMW Competition Corner
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0T5tIXTBbao&t=71s
  8. What year did BMW fix their injector issues?

    General BMW Discussions
    On Tuesday I am returning my 2009 330i for a refund due to it requiring new injectors. This is the 3rd 3 litre engined BMW in a row which has had its injectors fail. My question is, which year did BMW sort this problem out? Would a 2013 135i have reliable injectors? Thank you for your help
  9. Rookie question of the year regarding alloys

    General BMW Discussions
    Can i remove the wheels of the car mentioned and put 19" alloys/tyres? Will it affect performance? Ta http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201806127407570?atmobcid=soc3
  10. Next year's Turner prize inspiration

    BFuk Open Topic
    https://news.sky.com/story/severed-shark-head-found-impaled-and-stuffed-with-cigarette-butts-11402220
  11. Gear Knob shifter clip 330D year 2000

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Help re clip required- I have bought a near gear knob shifter(aftermarket) as mine is all worn now. Took to garage who said its the right fit but nerds a clip to hold in place and the original is stuck in the old one. Anyone know where I can get one please? Its a 320D year 2000. Thanks in...
  12. For Sale: 420D Convertible MSport Plus just a year old!

    BMW Cars for Sale
    BMW 420D M Sport Convertible just over 1yr old! Still has BMW warranty til end of 2019. Loads of optional extras. Cost new circa £46,000 Save circa £21,000 and grab a bargain at only £24,950! 11,900 Miles but used weekly so will change. Professional sat nav Heated steering wheel (really...
  13. Anyone else doing the 2018 Modball Rally in June this year?

    General BMW Discussions
    As above? If you have not heard of it before its a rally and not a race! The website; Modball gives you some information but the route this year is: Start in London Paris Lyon Monaco (2 nights) Venice Finish in Vienna This is a video of last years launch on London down Pall Mall: So I...
  14. BMW e39 530d year 2001_ASC/ABS problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, I have a BMW e39 530d year 2001. Here is the story: I was having the ABS kick-in when braking under 20mph. I have changed both rear wheel speed sensors with original siemens sensors. All was great. No lights whatsoever. Very recently, my ABS lights came on. I am having the Fault Code...
  15. Problem With F10 525D Year 2013 Engine Firing And Shutting Down. Please Help

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I was recently driving my Car at a speed of 110KM/h when i got an alarm and Drivetrain warning sign. After that the car would drive very slowly so i brought the car to my place. Using a Diagnostic tool i got this error Code. Exhaust Gas Temp Sensor After EGR Cooler Singnal: Open Circuit or Short...
  16. Buying a 10 year old E61 touring - risky?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, In the market for a e61 touring, found a lovely 2007 LCI m sport touring local to me and I'm seriously interested but I'm concerned that I see alot of threads about CCC issues, modules failing, basically very expensive fixes! The car has 136k on the clock with FSH. It comes with a...
  17. BMW 325CI Year 2005 Convertible Soft Top Installation Issues , Help Please

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Gentlemen , I am KhisoreDa writing to you from California USA. As you might notice I am a new member and I need help with my BMW 325CI year 2005 BMW 325CI 2005 My soft top old and I wanna replace it, so here is what I've done so far Since the soft top has 6 important Screws ( 3 screws on...
  18. Airbag light 320D year 2000

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi. Can somebody help? I biught a W reg (UK Year 2000) 320D. The airbag light is on but im told it passed MOT as the airbag is fine and its most likely a sensor. It has been suggested I remove the fuse but as I didnt get a manual I dont know where the fuses are or which it is. Also, ifI do...
  19. Likelihood of rust being repaired under 12 year anti-corrosion warranty?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi! I'm thinking of picking up a late 2008 e91 320d Tourer as a mile muncher. It's generally in good shape except for a bit of rust forming on the tailgate on the right side, just under the rear screen. I've read a few posts suggesting this isn't uncommon, and affects both 3 and 5 series...
  20. e46 330ci - 1st year ownership - Plan of action for 1st year of service.

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi guys, Just looking for some friendly advice... I have a 2004 BMW e46 330ci M-Sport 2dr that i've owned since last July. I've only done around 2000 miles in it since i bought it and bought it from a dealer in Hertfordshire. the transaction wasn't particularly smooth. I was told that the car...
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