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  1. N57 Injector removal

    BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    Guys, So, looks like a seal went out and i have resin buildup around an injector. Looks like i need a puller of some sort and also a bit to remove the inside of the injector. Anyone know any kits or special tools, sizes or whatnot i can use to remove and replace these flash seals. BTW its a...
  2. 335d No Copper Washer on Injector

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Happy New Years! I had to pull the intake on my 2011 335d (110k) to clean up the CBU. I figured that while I have it apart I would pull the injectors and send them out for cleaning and testing. The first 5 injectors lulled me into thinking that getting them out was a breeze.... until injector...
  3. B58 Engine Injector Removal Tool - Houston Area

    Do-It-Yourself H.Q.
    Does anyone have an injector removal tool I can borrow/rent in the Houston area? The injectors on the B58 engine don't have threads on the top so I can't buy a 'standard' aftermarket one. Or if anyone knows of a cheaper option than what I have linked to. i'd appreciate any help on this...
  4. Remove the headlight lens

    E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    My headlight lens looks terrible. After our rainy season, I took my headlight out for check up and found at least a quart of water plus a whole bunch of sand, yes sand, lots of it in there. I also need to rewire the entire headlight. Does anybody have any information on how to remove the lens...
  5. DIY: LCI LED radio/ac trim retrofit (with pre-made wiring harness - link included)

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hey guys, another vid I made for anyone looking to upgrade their trim to the LCI one with the LED lighting. Your car must have the ambient lighting option (you can check by seeing if the lower trim above the cupholders have an LED light that turns on when the interior lights are turned off -...
  6. Im having trouble removing the intake 2.3L Z3

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    I can't seem to get to the two blots on the bottom of the intake that holds it down around the throttle body area.:cry::cry: I finally got the first one out and I can see the second one but it's not cooperating. Are the two T bolts the same size? :mad::mad:
  7. ac compressor removal

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    i want to remove my broken ac compressor from my x3 2.5i 2004. does anyone know how i can do it? i mean there is no space to remove it only by removing the box with the water for the front window. do i have to remove the radiator and hoses to do it from the top? or i have to remove it from the...
  8. Dash trim removal + fix MMI on a 2nd hand

    F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017)
    Hi there guys, I am new to these forums and a new BMW owner in general. I have driven a number of BMWs but never owned one before. so recently I have got myself a 2nd hand BMW 535i GT (F07) 2011 and I like it! Now, The thing is that this car doesn't have navigation, but the previous owner, it...
  9. F13 Trim removal..

    F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018)
    I've searched everywhere on the web and this forum, but I need help. Please don't judge or hate, but my coffee cup exploded right as I was putting the full cup in the cup holder. Coffee got everywhere but on me. It was even dripping down the windshield. I cleaned the car as best as I could...
  10. Help: E63 Phone Cradle Removal for more storage room.

    F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018)
    Hi, I'm new to the forum. Actually I join the Forum 10 minutes ago. Need instruction about how to remove the phone cradle in the centre console. As you all know, the phone is useless and just want to free some space and it would be more convenient to access the storage below the cradle. ( 2005...
  11. Radial Spoke 32 repainting

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello, fellow forum-users Does anybody on here know what BMW covered the original "Brilliantsilber" Rims with? I simply wanted to respray them. I thought it'd be a 5 min job of sanding the surface and spraying silver paint on. But no. The rims seem to be covered in some sort of foil that seems...
  12. Useless Phone cradle removal

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    :p:p:pFirstly, Thanks to all contributors for a fantastic resource. Had E53 for years. Just got E70. X5 E70 MY11: Useless Phone cradle removal. What was BMW thinking ??? to put in a ridiculous phone cradle that takes up most of the centre console? Also, most mobile devices are (at least)...
  13. Exhaust Tips off? X6M F86

    X6 F16 (2015 - Current)
    Can we remove the exhaust tips without cutting and replace with CF tips? Like the M5 F10 / M3 F80?
  14. Cup Holder Removal

    F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hello Everyone, I have a 2013 535 xdrive and yesterday I lost an old key under my cup holder. I found that you can pull up on the cup holder but it seems very hard and I didnt want to break anything... I guess I chickened out. Does anyone have any suggestions on the proper way to remove the...
  15. Front Strut Procedure Question

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I am looking for some advice and tips related to the front struts on BMW E83 X3. I replaced the rear shocks, which were completely dead (the piston rod fell right into the shock). The rear was relatively easy, however the front struts are more intimidating. My biggest concern is removing the...
  16. F80 m3 xenon light bulb replacement

    F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current)
    Hi guys, does anyone of you know how to replace the xenon head light bulb on a F80 m3? I couldn't remove the bulb. =(
  17. 340 fog light removal?

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I know if I got the track handling package they would be gone but because of the trade assist involved I couldn't add that package unless I paid for it. (Didn't have the money at the time). So I'm wondering is impossible to remove the fog lights with the m sport package somehow without needing...
  18. Remove 2006 325xi rear left axle from differential flange

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I have seen quite a few posts about removing rear axle from the differential flange after removing 6 bolts. I am having trouble in removing it because the axle needs may be 1/32" to clear the flange before it is willing to come out. Any suggestions? Thanks a lot.
  19. Ignition Removal

    E21 (1975 - 1983)
    My key wont turn into the accessory position and therefore I can't get to the point where I can stick in a piece of wire/pin to slide the tumbler out. It still turns a bit and I've tested that its the correct key because other bmw keys I have go in the slot but don't turn at all. How do I...
  20. Video: Air Suspension Pump Removal DIY Guide

    X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi guys, I just uploaded a video guide for removing the air suspension air pump from the rear of my E53 X5. I have a dual-axle suspension. My pump was showing signs of failing - noise and susp. inactive lights. I purchased a new pump from Arnott Industries. This video illustrates how to remove...
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