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      07-03-2013, 06:40 AM   #2223
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Hi guys I'm new to the forum as I have just purchased my e92 325I msport after owning a Nissan 350z and I'm just looking for some advice on a few things.

1. I'm wanting to change my yellow Angel eye bulbs to maybe hid or led. I have been looking into this a lot and found all different types of kits the best led ones are looking like it is the Cree led kits but looking at pics a 55w hid 6000k canbus Kit is a lot more brighter still. Am I correct what would you guys suggest?

2. Is there any way if getting the 330I performance out of my 325I engine with a remap or something as I have heard its the same engine. If not is there any mods I could do for a little more grunt?

3. Does anyone know of any good coders in the Essex area?

4. The passenger belt butler doesn't seem to work, any ideas?

Thanks guys.

I also thought ill upload some pics of the car. Now its not my car as I haven't had the chance to take any but its identical in every way.















My old car:



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      07-05-2013, 09:26 AM   #2224
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Hi guys

New to the BMW scene, been a big part of the RS and general Ford scene for the whole 10 years of my driving life.

With a little one and travelling longer to work and needed a diesel so bought a 325d E90.

Will post some pics up soon, although will be usual boring ones as its totally standard at the mo.

Thanks

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      07-05-2013, 09:30 AM   #2225
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      07-06-2013, 01:56 PM   #2226
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Hello

Hi Guys.

New to this site and thought I would say hi. I have a E92 325i MSport in Le Mans Blue. I'm looking forward to getting involved
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      07-06-2013, 02:40 PM   #2227
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I'm the owner of a E90 320d M Sport, only had it a week. Such a beautiful car.

If anyone knows of any good BMW specialists in the North West of England do share!
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      07-07-2013, 07:57 AM   #2228
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Hows it going folks!
New to the forum after a while lurking in the shadows.
I am now onto my 3rd Bmw.
1st one was a 2001 525i sport
2nd , which I still have is an Alpina B10 3.2 1998
3rd is a 2007 335d E92.
I will no doubt have a few questions to ask.
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      07-07-2013, 03:34 PM   #2229
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Hi guys,

Picked up a 320D E90 M-Sport Tourer yesterday morning! Already been to Wales and back (Wolverhampton) Must say...it's absolutely fantastic! So solidly built and effortless to drive! I'll get some pictures up soon enough, spent the best part of 4 hours detailing it today!
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      07-09-2013, 10:41 AM   #2230
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Hi All,

picked up a 335D yesterday 2007 coupe. Had a e46 supercharged M3 before that.

Torque is impressive.

anyway looking forward to finding out bits and bobs

Ross
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      07-09-2013, 04:00 PM   #2231
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Hello. Need to post here so I can create a new thread
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      07-11-2013, 01:42 PM   #2232
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Hi there,
New to the forum and just purchased my first bmw after coming over from the Vw side! An e92 coupe 330i. Will be searching the forum for some mods etc
Cheers Dan
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      07-11-2013, 04:01 PM   #2233
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Hi there,

Close to purchasing an e90 330i N52 tomorrow (if there are no issues with the test drive or discrepancies with the description). Been out of a BMW for just over a year - owned an e46 330Ci '03 for nearly 5 years and an e36 318iS '99 T for nearly 3 years prior. Both lovely cars but the 330Ci was spot on and I miss it hugely. Now have 2 little ones hence the need for a saloon. Will post pics once purchased.

Cheers, P.
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      07-12-2013, 02:19 PM   #2234
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Evening all

I recently bought my first BMW - a 2009 Alpina D3 BiTurbo in silver.

Enjoying the ride, performance & economy, but keeping it clean & shiny has become a full time job )
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      07-15-2013, 07:03 AM   #2235
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Hi All,
First post to get started. 56 reg E90 3181 SE with (good) LPG conversion.

Having problems (which I will also post in a new thread)
Valvetronic servomotor fault code D1130-00000000-05-001 B1214-NGVMO-E.
Was running fine then went to part power mode.
Looked on some forums suggesting just cleaning the connector may work. Done and it seems to be running OK but still have amber engine fault light showing.
Does this need a reset by BMW to clear the light or do I still have the fault?
Any help/pointers would be appreciated.
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      07-15-2013, 02:28 PM   #2236
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Hi all,

New to the forum. Not got a BMW yet but a new job means that I can now afford one and am looking for an e92 330d/335d

Been reading lots already and hopefully become an active member of the community soon!
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      07-15-2013, 05:00 PM   #2237
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Hello all!

got my first BMW and it's a E90 (2005), 2.0d , 90k on the clock and drives beautifully! also has a lot of other goodies like sunroof, sport leather seats etc
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      07-20-2013, 06:04 AM   #2238
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Hi all,

just a quick introduction, i've recently purchased an April 2010 E90 318i M sport Business in black, starting to get used to it now after having a Alfa 156 for a long time. To be honest i always wanted to get another BMW 3 series after owning a 320ise F reg saloon many years ago.

I hope to use this site to access all your knowledge and tips etc plus share my own experiences.

Thanks,

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      07-20-2013, 10:35 AM   #2239
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Hi all,

see below my new BMW 318i M Sport business, so far very happy but wish had professional idrive system instead of the business version as i can't hook my ipod to the glove box USB as apparently on the business version thats only used for uploading maps.

Oh just had the calipers and hubs coated silver which makes it look alot better already.

Regards,

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      07-21-2013, 10:41 AM   #2240
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Newbie E90 325i

Hi Everyone

Collected a 57 plate 325i a couple of weeks ago in exchange for my much loved Golf R32.
Have had BMW's in the past so pretty much knew what to expect but so far I'm really pleased. Completed 2k miles so far and am a really happy chappy

Looking forward to scouring the site for info.

Cheers

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      07-22-2013, 02:52 AM   #2241
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New E-90 owner

Hello all
Just got my hands on a E-90 325i M Sport 2008 36000 miles in the only colour Black . 3rd BMW 1st caught fire 2nd blew up so as they say 3rd times a charm. Have just left the Saabs hope to get stacks of great tips and advice.
Looking forward to talking soon.
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      07-22-2013, 05:20 AM   #2242
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Hi All

Completely new to BMWs, never owned one but now I own a E60 525d M Sport

Good buy? so far I like it.....
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      07-22-2013, 02:18 PM   #2243
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HELLO

hi everyone
just joined thought id say hi! not long bought myself my first BMW a E90 320d -sport touring, and loving it. already had bluefin superchips installed and lookin at some new wheels and tyers.
looking forword to getting stuck in on hear and talking to some of you soon.

cheers matt
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      07-23-2013, 10:59 PM   #2244
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Name is Ted and I scored an 07 328i e92 with 45,000 mls for $14,500. Its the Tiag color and Im loving it so far!!!!!!! This Site has a ton of answers!!!!!!!
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