bmw e46 320d crank pulley replacement

Ok guys – this is a common issue affecting all diesel cars, not just bmw. Its simply down to the crank pulley rubber material perishing with age. Here’s the Car in question, a lovely Imola Red Coupe. Here’s the crank pulley that has broken up, the belt didn’t fail which is very lucky. Here’s the […]

Bmw Z4M clutch dowel problem

Today we have Scott’s lovely Z4M in for some work. The car has some odd noises from inside the transmission bell housing, so lets whip it off and inspect. As you can see below, there are some very small stress fractures on the bell housing, suggesting they a foreign object is loose inside and being […]

Z4 3.0si service

Today we have Roberts Z4 coupe 3.0 Si in for an oil service, brake fluid and coolant change. Here’s a few photos of the work being carried out. Here’s the oil filter bring removed. As you can see the filter has split in to 2 Pieces. This is due to a few factors, namely the […]

E61 520D rear brakes and service

Today we have Robs well maintained 520D in for rear brake pads and service. Just a few shots from the work carried out. Worn out pads have triggered a warning on the I-Drive. Time for new pads and wear sensor. You must replace the wear sensor on these cars, and the carry out a brake […]

Bmw 330i rear spring failure

Today we have a 330i in for servicing, which has broken rear suspension springs. This is a common issue on the 3 series, and most cars have had replacements already. Springs crack on the lower coil due to corrosion. Spring removed and in 2 pieces. Have yours checked if you’re unsure, it’s easy for any […]

Sam’s BMW Z4 Short shifter fitting

BMW z4 Short shifter fitting. Today we have Sams immaculate 3.0i Z4 in for an oil service and short shifter fitting. Here’s a few shots of the short shifter being fitted, which can be used as a brief guide to help you through fitting your own for the DIY enthusiast. To do the job, you’ll […]