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  1. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hello everyone! I am in the process of swaping my m43 engine over to either m44 or m42 , i know that the gearbox is the same and i need an exhaust and loom-ecu but what happens with EWS system? do i get to keep my own if i use an m44 since its obd II like my engine? Do i need to swap my current...
  2. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello guys. I was wondering if someone maybe could help me here, i have thiw stragnge sound coming from the engine. I have a clip here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1DsMYVOMDTc If someone know what this iw, and how i can fix this i would much appreciate any help. Thanks
  3. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi, all there~ Greeting from Perth, Australia~ I'm a owner of a 2002 BMW 318i E46. Recently my automatic gearbox turns faulty as I cannot drive it over 50km/h. The mechanic guy quoted over 1500 AUD to recondition it. Meanwhile, he suggested seeking a second-hand gearbox to replace it, which...
  4. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    First of all, hello to everyone and please excuse the length of this post and the eventual grammatical errors, as i am not a native english speaker. The car is of a friend of mine that does not afford to spend lots of money on repairing this BMW. Please take notice that everything described...
  5. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have signed up to this site after years of using it for information as I'm considering finally taking on my first 'build' if you will. I am looking at buying an E34 518 from 1995 with the M43B18 engine as I may be able to get one fairly cheap and it would be much cheaper to insure (I've not...
  6. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello everyone, I am currently facing a really bad situation. My car is having bad rough idle, the revs are jumping between 1000 and 600 rpm. Car has also lost it's performance. ( Yeah there was some performance :D ) Car cannot properly accelerate and is having really bad mileage. So I've...
  7. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi, I am having a problem with my 318i 2001 m43 engine, and i hope there is someone out here who could help me with the diagnostics :) It will run smoothly while driving, but when you idle it acts eratic and just jumps from as low as 500 RPM to around 1000. Sometimes it is pretty stable but I...
  8. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    Hello! For the past 3 months my bmw has been off the road waiting for me to come back from overseas. When I decided I'd get it moving again, I discovered the battery was dead flat. So I had a friend of mine with a diesel to jump start it. The car purred happily for about 15minutes when i...
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