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  1. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi there Internet, I am fresh to this forum, and wondering if someone could be so kind as to help me. Im looking at an AC schnitzer 2.8 MB52B28 engine, and wondering if it will work in my 1998 528i se auto. Any ECU changes? Is it a direct fit with the gearbox? There are only a handful of...
  2. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hey guys my name is Kyle. I got a ‘15 435i with the 3.0 turbo. It’s got 71,000km and just bought it a month ago. I’m running into an issue with engine oil leaks from my research, the valve cover gasket is the main culprit. The dealership directed me to Fountain Tire to get it checked out and we...
  3. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I recently bought an 06 325xi for 5k with 126k miles. Unfortunately, I have a loud clicking noise coming from one of the lifters and need the head replaced. Is it worth the 6500k to get it fixed or just buy a new car? Really not sure what to do have gotten different quotes and options from other...
  4. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hi everybody I have a BMW 318 E36 convertible which was given too me by my best friends family as he died last year. Me and my mate went to have a look at it and everything was fine gave it a look over test drove I ect ect and ended it buying it. Around a month later if that the pressure in the...
  5. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Anyone out here can bring me some help***128540; doing my 1999 bmw 328i v6 automatic. Dual vanos. I'm putting a new head gasket Any help would be highly appreciated :)
  6. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey guys. I recently bought a 2003 540i M sport. God I love this car. But alas I have a problem. Basically upon high load (Accelerating from a stop with aggressive RPM's or while driving up a steep hill) I first hear a slapping noise emanating from the engine bay and then a plume (and I mean...
  7. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I just found out that my 2005 535i with about 109K miles has a blown head gasket. Heater stopped working so I brought it in and there was coolant in the oil, etc. Very strange since it never overheated for me. Really love the car, but she is only worth about 11K and the mechanic estimated 6K to...
  8. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a 2001 330i with a head gasket problem. The response I've gotten from most mechanics is to replace the engine. Is it worth it? The car has a clean body and I love it. I've heard from a lot of non BMW drivers that I should just sell my car and buy a new one, but that seems wasteful to...
  9. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    hi all hope your day is better than mine, i could use some help. i just replaced the head in my 1992 525 is it possible that i have it 180 degs off? i installed the head with the piston at tdc (# 1 ) and used the cam lock tool the writing on the cams was facing up with the two marks facing...
  10. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    so recently i bought a 525i for 500. the previous owner said that he replaced the radiator due to oil in the coolant. this car overheats fast, oil in the coolant, water in the valve cover lid, white smoke, no fouled spark plugs, also this white/grey cottage cheeze oily substance is in my air...
  11. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I just blew my head (gasket?) -- not certain what happened, except it probably happened in an instant when some hoses under the engine cover blew while driving uphill to my home. Pulled into my driveway and found oil in my coolant as well. I never saw the engine overheat. But my mech flushed out...
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