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The BMW 1 Series and 2 Series forum.
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BMW 6 Series forum
The BMW 7 series and 8 Series Forum
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The Z Series Forums for the BMW Z3, Z4 and Z8.
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Discuss everything about wheels, tires, suspension and brakes for your BMW.
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Discuss coding options and features on your BMW here.
Detailing tips, tricks to keep your bimmer in showroom condition.
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Aftermarket superchargers & turbos as well as tuning for stock BMW turbos (N54 motor - 135i / 335i / 535i). Force-fed discussion to make your car go faster
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E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)Hello new world of BMW. I have just purchased a 545i 2005. I am in the UK so the car is euro spec. My first question about the car is what's its ideal idle, mine sits just below 500rpm. For me this seems very low, it drives well except reverse on a hill. It lurches backwards I do beleave this is...
7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)After some strange behaviour on my Air Suspension, I decided to post my findings here. After replacing air springs, DIY here, my leaks were definitely gone (suspension would stay up for weeks rather than deflate after ~1 day). However, the suspension continued to act strangely – could release...
X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)About a week ago I noticed my car was sitting crooked like it had a flat tire. One rear corner was low and the opposite front corner was high. The tires were fine though. The ride is normal. Yesterday I noticed it again in my driveway, but today after driving it's sitting perfectly level. I have...
I just took possesion of a 2017 CPO 530i w/ 37k miles and just wanted to say hello and look forward to reading up on this sub-forum for adviseG30 (2017 - Current)and general info. I plan to take the car in to have the dealer fix a couples of items (interior ambient light does not light up in certain sections and bubbling of plastic trim on center console,), and I was wondering if there are any specific issues I should be aware of while the car is still...
X5 G05 (2019 - Current)I got my new X5 delivered yesterday and its beautiful. But I have a stupid question. When I pull into the garage and push the park button, which in itself is weird to me, the car turns off but apparently the accessory is still on as the radio and ambient lights are still on.. Why??? is it the...