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  2. Greydog

    E90 325i camshaft confusion.

    Morning Rob Have you checked www.realoem.com ? Enter the last 7 digits of your Vin, I just had a quick general search and came up with the following, Part 11317567642 was found on the following vehicles: 3' E90   (02/2007 — 08/2008) 3' E90 LCI   (07/2007 — 12/2011) 3' E91   (02/2007 — 08/2008) 3' E91 LCI   (03/2008 — 05/2012) 3' E92   (05/2005 — 02/2010) 3' E92 LCI   (10/2009 — 06/2013) 3' E93   (09/2005 — 02/2010) 3' E93 LCI   (07/2009 — 09/2013) 5' E60 LCI   (11/2005 — 12/2009) 5' E61 LCI   (11/2005 — 05/2010) 5' F10   (02/2009 — 06/2013) 5' F11   (01/2009 — 06/2013) 6' E63 LCI   (04/2006 — 07/2010) 6' E64 LCI   (04/2006 — 07/2010) I dont know if you have owned your car from new or know it's history but I would be thinking that someone has either changed the head or engine. The part numbers you list seem to point to engines up to mid/late 2006 I would think it unusual for BMW to have engines in stock for 6 months to a year? Check out the above site it is a BMW parts site (same as used by Dealers) also www.newtis.info for technical information Good Luck Dave
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  4. Good afternoon, My wife really wants parking sensors fitted to her car. Has anybody done this on a 1 series F20 so that its all integrated with the onboard computer OEM style? If so whats the best way to go about it? Yours, Mike
  5. Matelot Mike X5 56'

    combox retrofit

    hello mate. I know this is an old thread but my wife has the same issue as you did, no combox, but would like bluetooth audio, parking sensors etc on her 1 series F20. Did you get it all fitted? If so how did you go about it?
  6. Matelot Mike X5 56'

    Wobbly steering wheel?

    Hello mate really sorry for the late reply. It turns out it was a tyre that was causing the problem. Not through bulging however, the guilty tyre was bald in the middle tread due to my wife over inflating it. Changed the tyre and it fixed the problem. Unfortunately the day after some dafty crashed into the back of her at a roundabout and we've just got the car back today. Still one for the memory bank if i ever experience a wobble again Thanks very much, Mike
  7. Last week
  8. sir brixalot

    fibre optic loop

    Thanks for the advice. Fortunately, on mine the consoles are side-mounted and all have fibre signals but I couldn't get the loop to fit on and bypass the units one at a time. There's no trace of where the water's coming in from and there's no tell-tale trail from the light. I read of one guy clambering into the boot and having water poured over rear screen, going to give that a go.
  9. Bimmer Owners Club

    First aid kit cover

    problem solved....always good to hear a positive (and cheap) outcome
  10. Bimmer Owners Club

    Very light steering when slight accelerations uphill?

    You could find somewhere that has 4 wheel laser alignment and knows how to interpret the readings. It depends on loads carried and normal driving behaviour but generally the readings should be in between a set of min-max ranges. With a rear wheel drive car that is displaying this type of symptom, normally the track would be statically set to toe-in and when accelerating it would naturally tend to try to toe-out. So, it may be worth setting the tracking to maximum toe-in for that particular model (with appropriate load settings, etc) and see if that makes any difference. I would also look at tyres (pressures, rating, sizes, etc) to ensure that everything is where it should be. Check for uneven tyre wear which could indicate a suspension/steering component that is damaged or excessively worn.
  11. Bimmer Owners Club

    New X3 owner

    Hi Richard...welcome to the Forum As Dave has already stated...Enjoy! If it happens, it happens! Until then, enjoy driving it and don't worry. Cheers . Trevor
  12. Greydog

    radio console replacement

    Morning Andrew Have a look at the Dynavin website I used one in my 4.4 it was not cheap but worked really well and looked and fitted like an OEM set up. Dave
  13. Greydog

    2017 430i Gran Coupe Paintwork Problem

    I had an issue when I first had the X5 (2004) the lacquer seemed to craze, minute cracks that made the surface feel slightly rough, the drivers and rear door were affected the worst in certain lights it changed the colour of the panels. I have to say BMW just fixed it under warranty quickly and efficiently and without quibble, keep the pressure on sounds as though your dealer is the type who try to avoid everything
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  15. I'm removing my dpf, which remap should I go for Stage 1 or 2. 330D e90 Msport, 56 plate 89K. Any advise as I'm a bit concerned about the turbo. cheers Colin
  16. Bimmer Owners Club

    3 series heated rear window not working

    Hi Phillip.....welcome to the Forums If there is power to the window then it could only be the element broken on the glass...you would need to run a continuity test to establish whether there is a break somewhere
  17. Bimmer Owners Club

    Advise on swirl flap blanking plug size

    Lok forward to seeing the updates
  18. Bimmer Owners Club

    New member

    Unfortunately, I'm subjected to the Spur Road for my daily commute to Bournemouth but also ride a motorbike to jump the horrendous queues 🙂
  19. Greydog

    520D

    Morning Chris Wow that doesn't inspire confidence in that Dealer what has their service manager had to say? I would write to him email or post so that should there be an issue later you have some evidence. When you say the air duct was left off was it on the left of the engine ? The main filter is at the back of the engine bay with a feed to the intake on the right (passenger side). Anything left off on that side and I would have thought increased engine/intake noise would be obvious. After 500 odd miles I wouldn't think any serious damage has been done as our environment generally is pretty clean so the opportunity for your engine to swallow anything harmful will have been quite small. Fingers crossed Dave
  20. Emmo

    New Owner - more questions

    Thanks for the info Greydog, appreciated and helpful. My last three cars have been Jaguar and I was on a similar forum to this one. They proved invaluable and it would seem I have now found a BMW 'version' which is equally as friendly and helpful. Many thanks Martin
  21. Emmo

    New owner questions

    Thanks for the heads up Dave, appreciated. Martin
  22. Bimmer Owners Club

    320/318 advice greatly received

    Wow!!!! That's amazing! what an awesome look....must have been a joy to build. High mileage on the bigger Bimmer engines (petrol or diesel) is not really an issue if it is the right sort of miles (which if it is high for the age then suggests its motorway miles which is the right sort). I think mileage tends to put most people off what is essentially a decent car that has been looked after and driven correctly as it affects resale values, but then are you buying it as a keeper or to sell within a few years and not lose too much money. Good luck with your search
  23. Bimmer Owners Club

    New Bimmer owner checking in

    Hi Martin....welcome to the Club Post up a piccy of the new Bimmer if you like Good to have you onboard Cheers, Trevor
  24. Bimmer Owners Club

    Drive Issues

    Hi Trigger...welcome to the Club Rolling back is an issue as far as I am concern, especially with a stop/start equipped vehicle or with an electric handbrake. It depends on how many revs on tickover as to whether the transmission is loaded enough to stop the creeping, otherwise it may just need a software update to change the settings. Let us know how you get on with this issue. Cheers, Trevor
  25. Bimmer Owners Club

    Three beeps. Whats that about??

    thinking that it may be an ice warning as had similar on my car and couldn't work out what it was until I looked at the temperature, other car actually displays it (alfa romeo) like it's protesting that its cold 🙂
  26. Bimmer Owners Club

    Light upgrade

    nice selection of headlamps here, although I couldn't say if they produce a better or worse light https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=bmw+1+series+headlamps&_sacat=0
  27. Bimmer Owners Club

    new car

    Hi Ian....welcome to the Forums worth having a chat with BMW to see whats available and then sourcing it on the net to find a cheaper one Good to have you onboard Cheers, Trevor
  28. Bimmer Owners Club

    New Member!

    Hi Paul...welcome to the Forums FIne looking Beemers and the scenery....love a good road trip....especially to the 'Ring. Good to have you onboard and look forward to reading about the additional mods you are planning. Cheers, Trevor
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