Hey guys I got bmw e30 325 1986 model that has been imported from New Zealand...

Hey guys , I got bmw e30 325 1986 model that has been imported from New Zealand in 1987 . It has been registered all its life in Queensland and since I bought it 4 years ago I have registered in Nsw . Now I am selling the car and had someone who wants to buy and organising finance through the bank so I had the red book inspector today who checked the car out and said it should have two compliance plate , one from manufacturer and other one from Australia . My car only have one fitted on the back of radiator support and its original one from bmw but we couldn't find another one . As far as I know Australian government started to fit their compliance plates on the cars after 1989 so It make sense why my doesn't have one but his concern is that original bmw plate doesn't tell you what year model is the car ! So my question is if the car is 1986 ( obviously means it's pre 1989 model) does it have to have two plates ??? My car been registered in au since 1987 and still registered with rms . Any help would be great ! Thank you

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Hey y all first time posting here I ve just got a 1997 318ti got it from a car...

Hey y'all, first time posting here, I've just got a 1997 318ti got it from a car yard.. super happy bout it, however, it's got a few problems most easy to fix but I've just noticed that the fuel guage is not reading full when it is, at first i thought the car was chewing fuel but yesterday i filled it to the brim and on the dash it only shows 3 quarters full. I've had this car for less then a week. Wondering if I'd need a new fuel level sensor or just reset the fuel Guage or a new fuel pump. I really don't know much about bimmers I'm just learning and i thought I'd ask the enthusiasts before a mechanic

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    G day all — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

    G'day all,

    just to let you as it we have the following rooms still available at Nationals HQ, Dockside Apartments.

    2 x One bedroom standard rooms

    3 x One bedroom deluxe rooms

    10 x Two bedroom standard rooms

    9 x Two bedroom deluxe rooms

    As of the 15th of March 2017 these rooms will go back into the letting pool and will from then on be at normal costs. If you are thinking of booking a room, do it now so you dont miss out or pay more than you need to.

    The online booking link above will show the hotel as "Booked Out".

    Please call 1800 077 777 and mention BMW Clubs Australia Nationals. Note that a deposit equivalent to one night’s accommodation is payable at booking or 60 days prior to the event. Balance to be paid 14 days prior to the event.

    Dave Ross

    BMWCQ Captain

    BMWCA 2017 Nationals Coordinator

    0416 380 920

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      Mario Lamont shared BMW Club Queensland's event to the group: BMW Drivers Club NSW. — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

      The annual BMWCQ E30 register tech day 2017 is now locked in thanks to Alec McEwan and our friends from BMWrecking Gold Coast.

      Last years event attracted 76 E30's and over 150 enthusiasts from across Queensland and northern NSW and was a huge day, this years event will be no different with friends from across our community, food stand and loads of e30 parts & spares on offer.

      Hope to see you there on the sunny Gold Coast, all our welcome.

      https://www.facebook.com/events/1802676160055133/p ermalink/1802676183388464/

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        Photos from Dave Ross's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

        G'day all,

        The Presentation Gala Dinner at this years nationals will be held on Sunday the 16th April.

        Join our presenting partner, Brisbane BMW at their superb Fortitude Valley showroom for a glittering evening to celebrate all that is special about BMW Clubs Australia.

        Dress your best for this special night, where we will enjoy the company of our club mates before they depart for home in the morning.

        You will enter via the red carpet, where you can have your photograph taken with the Show of Excellence winning cars, before entering the stunning dealership to enjoy gourmet canapes, entertainment, a showcase of the latest BMW models; and of course the anticipation of our Club Awards.

        We will also be joined by several senior members of the Brisbane BMW Group as well as special guest, racing driver, Steve Richards of Steve Richards Motorsport; fresh from his trying weekend at the Bathurst 12 hour.

        The Brisbane BMW showroom is just a short five minute taxi ride from Dockside, or a 25 minute walk. In addition, a free shuttle bus will depart Dockside reception at 5:45 pm.

        This event will truly be one of the highlights of the 2017 Nationals and is not to be missed. The $75pp price-tag for this glittering evening covers everything: dinner, beverages and entertainment.

        This will be the best value night you could wish for so make sure you register to be part of history.

        Be prepared to be surprised!

        Cheers

        Dave Ross

        BMWCQ Club Captain

        BMWCA 2017 Nationals Coordinator

        www.bmwcanationals.com.au

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          Dave Ross uploaded a file in the group: BMW Drivers Club NSW. — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

          G'day everyone,

          registrations are filling fast so now is the time to register for your chance to be part of the BMWCA 2017 Nationals in Brisbane. There is so much on offer and I guarantee you'll have a great weekend. Its on from 14-17 April 2017 and I look forward to meeting you all over the 4 days.

          Check out whats on over the entire weekend and standby for a very special announcement as to who our guest speaker is for the presentation dinner.

          www.bmwcanationals.com.au

          Dave Ross

          BMWCQ Captain

          BMWCA 2017 Nationals Coordinator

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            Photos from Richard Mangano's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

            $23,000

            2006 BMW E91 335d Msport Touring paddle shift auto.

            (Not released in Australia)

            Imported in 2011.

            89,513kms (not miles)

            Le Mans Blue, very tidy car, would rate 9/10.

            I own and have owned a few M3's and let me tell you this gives them a hurry up!

            The Power and especially Torque is amazing coupled with beautiful handling.

            You get the best of both worlds with this car, its Practical and extremely fuel efficient whilst being a great sports car that gives you a real kick if the mood takes you.

            If you go online there are a few reviews of this car. It came in coupe, sedan and wagon (paddle shift only).

            Looking at getting around $25k.

            Comes with all original service books and 2 keys. Registered until the 25/08/2017.

            PM me if interested.

            Cheers Rich

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              Hello fellow members I have just joined the club as a country member I have a... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

              Hello fellow members, I have just joined the club as a country member. I have a 1992 525i which I love dearly. I would like to learn about keeping this car in top condition and sourcing information and parts to do so. If there are any fellow members who have a similar vehicle and would not mind helping could they contact me. I am currently trying to source a new air conditioning compressor. I am also wondering if workshop manuals are possible to attain? I'm having no luck on the internet. Any assistance greatly appreciated.

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                Photos from Leon Gritter's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                Hi there

                Im thinking about selling my 1987 M3 but really want to make sure it goes to a good home. I'm really only selling it since I just haven't got the time anymore and I'm trying to de-clutter my life!

                here's some photos and history.

                Haven't decided on a final price yet but open to realistic offers.

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                  Photos from Allan Hanna's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                  FOR SALE - 2009 BMW 135i M Sport 309kW

                  $36,500

                  77,000 kms

                  Manual

                  Amazing car - clean inside and out. Always garaged and NOT daily driven.

                  Over 10k worth of upgrades! 309kW at the wheels. All work done by BMR Autowerkes. Full service history. Fuel Pump and Injectors have been changed. New tyres recently fitted. New brake pads have just been installed.

                  Mods/Upgrades:

                  - JB4

                  - Downpipes

                  - BMW Performance Exhaust

                  - aFe Dual Cone Intake

                  - Charge Pipe

                  - BOV

                  - Meth Kit (rarely used)

                  - BMS Modified Clutch Delay Valve

                  - Short Shift Kit

                  - BMW Performance Gear Knob

                  - Drilled/Slotted Brake Discs

                  - VMR Wheels Painted Gloss Black

                  - LED Angel Lights

                  - Blacked Front Grille

                  - Carbon Fibre Lip Spoiler

                  - Carbon Fibre Rear Diffuser

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                    Photos from Terry Hastings's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                    BMW E65 740i Sport for sale. December 2008 so one of the last V8 740's. 124,000 klms and in exceptional condition. New water pump and water temperature switch and O ring. New front pads and nearly new front tyres along with new rear tyres fitted in January. 2nd owner from new in perfect running order and surprisingly economical. Service history.

                    Rego until October 2017

                    Reduced to $27,500 ovno but will consider a swop for a very late E60 low mileage 520d or F10 520d with cash adjustment either way.

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                      Photos from Gav Lamb's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                      Hey guys, so my E61 got written off and i've chosen not to get another BMW so i've got a couple of bits and pieces i dont need anymore that i thought i'd try and sell here before ebay (apologies in advance if sale posts arent allowed??)

                      - Carly BMW Gen2 adapter for android (allows you to program your car with an android app) is literally brand new as the car was written off before i was given this as a christmas present..

                      $85 posted

                      - BMW E60/E61 eyebrows, unpainted and brand new

                      $40 pick up or can post depending on where you are.

                      - BMW E61 cargo cover with pet mesh - unsure of how to price this as i cant find any around but lets say $200

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                        Hi all a friend of a friend has crashed into this 320i at fault and has no... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                        Hi all, a friend of a friend has crashed into this 320i (at fault) and has no insurance (silly). According to the bmw's owner, his insurance company said it's a write off and that it would cost $25-$30k. It was at low speed and no airbags were deployed or anything. What do you think? I don't know what year the car is or mileage or actual damage.

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                          Morning all — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                          Morning all,

                          I was intending to go to the Bathurst 12hr in Feb but I have to return home to Perth ASAP as my father is very ill and I need to get back to spend some time with him.

                          I have a room with 2 x beds for check in Thursday 2nd Feb and check out Mon 6th Feb at one of our usual houses. I also have 2 x 3 day passes. It is in one of the 5 houses the BMW Club Queensland book out each year. Good bunch of lads and ladettes.

                          If anyone is interested, or knows someone, let me know. I have paid for everything and would just like as recoup any money I can.

                          Cheers,

                          Dave

                          BMW Club Qld Captain

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                            I m asking on behalf of a friend who has a 2012 BMW 116 it developed a coolant... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                            I'm asking on behalf of a friend who has a 2012 BMW 116. it developed a coolant leak, and he was told that a plastic housing on the rear of the cylinder head was faulty, This was duly replaced, but the question is, Is this a known fault on this model? and will it happen again? There have been multiple issues with this car, plus a dealer who really doesn't seem to care, and a rear ender, (where she was not at fault) has severely shaken her trust in the car. (Please note I am a tradesman mechanic with 35yrs experience, including 20plus doing Euro's/high performance), but I have limited knowledge of current stuff.

                            Thanks.

                            (edited for grammar)

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                              Photos from Oscar Toks's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                              Hi all. I hope I can post this on here. Admin feel free to remove it if it's not allowed.

                              Up for sale is this extensively modified 135i.

                              All modifications professionally performed by Hills Eurohaus in Castle Hill with Full Service History from New.

                              Engine Modifications include:

                              - Wagner Tuning intercooler

                              - CSF full alloy radiator

                              - CPE charge pipe

                              - VRSF downpipes

                              - VRSF inlets

                              - Fuel-It Stage 3 fuel system

                              - Oil catch can

                              - Car is currently custom tuned via MHD & runs Full E85 with upgraded fuel lines, secondary injectors, twin 450 fuel pumps & a fuel pressure regulator. Will be sold with a heap of custom maps to run Pump Fuel etc

                              -Xtreme Clutches twin plate clutch with solid flywheel

                              - NGK spark plugs

                              - New BOSCH coils

                              - Brand New battery

                              - Modified exhaust (P/E Mod)

                              Suspension & Driveline Modifications include:

                              - Bilstein B14 Coil overs

                              - Slotted and cross drilled rotors

                              - Factory Brembo 6 pot orange painted calipers

                              - M3 control arms front and rear

                              - Macht Schnell solid rear subframe & diff bushes

                              - M Factory LSD

                              - Custom Alloy Diff lock down kit

                              - Ultra Racing Chassis & Body Braces

                              - 4 Point Bolt in Roll Cage

                              - UUC Short shifter

                              - Nitto NT05 Rear Tyres

                              - Macht Schnell Wheel stud & nut conversion

                              Body & Interior Modifications include:

                              - LCI Blackline tail lights

                              - FLOW Designs Front Splitter

                              - Black front kidney grilles

                              - Rolled & Flared guards

                              - LED interior light upgrade & external light upgrade

                              - BMW M Performance Alcantara steering wheel

                              Majority of the standard parts inc rear seats, trims, intercooler etc will be supplied with the vehicle.

                              $40K

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                                Photos from Will Ford's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                Just had my M235i coated in Body Armour 9H, a Ceramic Paint Protection developed locally in Australia. I had my old car done with the same product 2 years ago and it was incredible.

                                Not a mark on the car 2 years later and never had to touch the car with any products to clean or wax, barely even a sponge.

                                I did an initial application and review when it was first done on my old car, and a 2 year follow up before I sold the car. Link to the articles below....

                                Not a paid endorsement and I paid full price for the product on both occasions. I just love spreading the word about stuff that works well.

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                                  Christopher Jahja shared a link to the group: BMW Drivers Club NSW. — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                  Anyone have issues with a rattling exhaust on start up due to a faulty valve?

                                  Car is 2,200kms old and dealer trying to tell me it's "normal operating noise". Laughable. If the sound wasn't there on the car I demo'd, and it wasn't there for the first 2,000kms, then no, it's not fking normal, is it?

                                  Video attached for reference.

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                                    Photos from Charanjeet Singh's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                    Hi guys, I need advice from experts here. I have a 2016 F30 LCI that has stock brakes. I did some research on upgrading brakes and found there are 2 upgrade levels - M sport brakes (blue) which is just a new caliper with same rotor and another one is M Performance brakes with big calipers (red, orange and yellow) and slotted rotor.

                                    M Performance brakes are expensive ($3000 approx) so I would like to go for m sport brakes. Please check the photos for clarity.

                                    Has anyone taken this upgrade path ? If yes, could you please suggest any dealer who will do this.

                                    Note: I'm considering this upgrade mainly for cosmetic looks, stock brakes are working perfect.

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                                      Photos from Carlo Tam's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                      My countryside workhorse, 06' X3 3.0 diesel i used to drive these as my demo during my BMW days, loved it so much, bought one when i left - this baby now does 70,000 kms a year, love the new LED driving lights. Also, new 20% tint recently & i just fitted 18" alloys form 15' X5 with 255/55/18 has made a world of difference on the highways, How does it look? Also, 2 issues just come up. Panorama Sunroof just started to make rattles over rough terrain & grinding diff noise from the rear under acceleration - any ideas ??

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                                        Hi all my 2005 120i has been going into limp mode and the codes are 2a67 and... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                        Hi all, my 2005 120i has been going into limp mode and the codes are 2a67 and 2a6b, apparently something to do with valvetronic and some forums say it might be an easy fix while others say it's serious. Has anyone experienced this?

                                        I took it to a bmw mechanic yesterday and he charged me $250 for resetting the actuator but the fault appeared again. And now I don't have much spare $ to spend.

                                        If anyone can help it would be much appreciated.

                                        Thanks in advance

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                                          hello all — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                          hello all,

                                          My car is a 2007 325i with 112XXXKms, it hasnt missed a beat since i've bought it at 80XXXkms, today i got in the car, started the car and it started shaking.. then it turned off with a DBC stability warning, then it wouldnt start again, my oil levels are low, ive been delaying a service due to the festive season and work. so im just wondering could lowl oils level cause this problem and another question is what oils does everyone use for their 2007 325i M SPORT.

                                          thanks, any input is appreciated!

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                                            Dave Ross shared a link to the group: BMW Drivers Club NSW. — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                            G'day all,

                                            At the 2017 Nationals in Brisbane we will be holding the usual Sunday Track Sprint Day at the iconic "lakeside Raceway" 25 minutes North of Brisbane CBD.

                                            Lakeside is one of Australia's if not worlds most recognisable tracks. It is arguably Australia's fastest track. At full noise you really only brake twice. If you're a track jockey or just a casual track attendee, Lakeside wont disappoint.

                                            You will be placed into groups depending on the vehicle and its equipped attire that you have. Dont worry, you wont be placed into a group above your cars or your ability. We'll have a number of current and past racers on hand to give you advice on the best way to get around.

                                            We are going to secure a safe place to store your trailers etc over the long weekend as there will be nowhere at BMW CA Nationals HQ to keep them.

                                            For some inspiration and for those who have never seen this track, check out Dave Towe (JPS E30 M3) and Richard Gresham (S14 2.5 litre powered 2002) having a bit of fun.... I promise you that Lakeside will leave you with a huge smile on your face. Just ask Dave and Richard.....or anyone else who has driven it.

                                            The day is bbeing organised by our own Denis Wiesz who has organised many hundreds of track days for BMWCQ anda numbver of other clubs based in Queensland. The day will be a well oiled machine I promise.

                                            JPS E30 M3 https://vimeo.com/193666267

                                            S14 powered 2002 https://vimeo.com/195167996

                                            Make sure you book at the website www.bmwcanationals.com.au

                                            cheers,

                                            Dave Ross

                                            BMWCQ Club Captain

                                            BMWCA 2017 Nationals Coordinator

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                                              Hai friends my E61 530i needs a new radiator and ive been quoted 700 — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                              Hai friends, my E61 530i needs a new radiator and ive been quoted $700.

                                              Is that a fair price or should i shop around for other quotes and if so recommendations on a good shop in hills district/western sydney

                                              Alternatively if that is about the going rate im going to look at just doing it myself. What brand of radiator is recommended for beemers and wheres the best spot to acquire it?

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                                                So JUST CAR INSURANCE is not issuing policies after January 2017 and all... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                So JUST CAR INSURANCE is not issuing policies after January 2017 and all current policies will expire after the upcoming renewal date

                                                Problem is I'm 21 and looking to upgrade and just car has been the cheapest insurers for expensive cars that offer covers for r35's and Amy's etc at very affordable prices (2-3k a year as where AAMI doesn't even cover you at all and NRMA charges 9-10k a year)

                                                Are there any similar insurers I may not know of that offer cheap as chips full Comp insurance for high powered cars?

                                                Ps. Bingle is cheap but doesn't offer covers for high powered vehicles

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                                                  Dave Ross shared a link to the group: BMW Drivers Club NSW. — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                  G'day all,

                                                  At the 2017 BMWCA Nationals being held in Brisbane in 2017, The Show of Excellence will be at Redacliff Place - right next to the Queen Street Mall and the Treasury Casino. The S.O.E will be held on Saturday 15th April. You will be escorted from BMWCA Nationals HQ at Dockside into the city and parked up safely by BMWCQ and BMWCGC members. For those who haven't been to Brisbane before, we are exhibiting our BMWs in the heart of Brisbane and next to the river. It will be a stunning back drop so make sure you bring your camera because this is a world class BMW photographic opportunity – a morning to enjoy and remember. We are encouraging clubs to bring any official club banners and flags so we can display these along with the cars

                                                  There is a number of categories available to enter so make sure when you complete your entry form you put the correct category.

                                                  All the info you require and the Show of Excellence can be found at www.bmwcanationals.com.au

                                                  cheers,

                                                  Dave Ross

                                                  BMWCQ Club Captain

                                                  BMWCA 2017 Nationals Coordinator

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                                                    Dave Ross shared a link to the group: BMW Drivers Club NSW. — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                    G'day all,

                                                    The BMWCA Nationals 2017 will kick off on April 14 with the "Meet and Greet" dinner. This is my favourite event of all the Nationals I have been too.

                                                    You get to catch up with old friends and meet new ones all the time in a relaxed casual atmosphere. Well at next years Nationals, nothing will beat the atmosphere we have planned at the meet and greet on Friday the 14th of April.

                                                    Our dinner venue at Captains Cove Bistro is in the heart of Dockside, BMWCA Nationals HQ. Captains Cove is quintessentially Queensland, its open, its casual, its scenic and its by the river. Afterwards, an evening scenic stroll across the Story Bridge is just metres away. The lights of beautiful Brisbane are all around you at Dockside. Pre-Dinner drinks are available from 5:30 pm and after a short welcome from myself, dinner commences at 7:00 pm.

                                                    Dont miss this one as it will be the start of the 4 days of festivities. Dont forget to book on the nationals website for all the Nationals activities.

                                                    www.bmwcanationals.com.au

                                                    I look forward to catching up with as many of you as I can.

                                                    cheers

                                                    Dave Ross

                                                    BVMWCQ Club Captain

                                                    BMWCA 2017 Nationals Coordinator.

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                                                      I m back after nearly a month with out a car searching for the right one — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                      I'm back after nearly a month with out a car searching for the right one,

                                                      Found this gem before it hit showroom floor 1 week later I'm biming again,

                                                      Thanks to Zabi from Trivet parramatta.

                                                      Need coding done in Sydney??

                                                      Fold mirrors with key fob

                                                      Tv enable while driving

                                                      And auto close boot lock button under tailgate doesn't work ?? Would like that to close with key fob also.

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                                                        Hey Guys So i need some help this afternoon after flooring first in my 323i E46... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                        Hey Guys, So i need some help, this afternoon after flooring first in my 323i E46, i heard a bang... now after hard acceleration in first Gear (Havent tried 2nd gear) the rear Left side wheel feels like its vibrating out of control, now slow acceleration to 80km/hr is fine. the problem does feel between the Guibo/driveshaft from the Gearbox to the rear left Wheel, i hoisted the car and the sub-frame doesn't show any signs of cracking, the shock towers havent cracked or shroomed, the rear sway bar is Aok and ive only just replaced the shocks and springs (10 months ago). I need to find a solution since its my daily, and i feel if the problems there under hard accelerating it will eventually move into the optimal driving area. Also could this be a wheel bearing issue?

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                                                          Former member Jon Collins has been crowned the 2015 Australian Formula 3... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                          Former member Jon Collins has been crowned the 2015 Australian Formula 3 Champion following the ruling by AMSAC. see below.

                                                          "The Australian Motor Sport Appeal Court has dismissed an appeal submitted by Ricky Capo, after being excluded from the final race of the 2015 Australian Formula 3 Championship at Wakefield Park.

                                                          Capo was excluded from Race 4 at the Wakefield Park meeting, Round Seven of the 2015 championship, after his car's rear wings were deemed to be non-compliant according to the Formula 3 regulations.

                                                          Capo had submitted an appeal against the exclusion, however the appeal was dismissed by the Australian Motor Sport Appeal Court on Monday 7 November, 2016.

                                                          As a consequence of the ruling, Jon Collins has now been awarded with the 2015 Australian Formula 3 Championship. Collins was the championship leader at the end of Race 3.

                                                          The decision is binding, with a full reasoning to be published from the Court in due course."

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                                                            Hey guys just a question — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                            Hey guys, just a question!

                                                            I have a e92 335 2008, and last week my car had a engine problem where the engine overheat light came on and the engine just stopped in the middle of the road. I waited for 10 mins and turned the engine back on. But after traveling another 1 min the engine stopped again. After that i had to get my car towed to the mechanic.

                                                            The mechanic replaced the thermostat and said that the thermostat was not the problem. And said that the engine needs to be replaced to a new one.

                                                            The car has done around 110k and the same mechanic fixed a leak from the coolant a week prior to the overheating light and fixed oil leak from the engine as well.

                                                            The mechanic suggests me to change to a new engine costing $13k. What shall i do??

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                                                              Hey guys — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                              Hey guys,

                                                              Just in case anyone is interested, I contacted Ramspeed for some quotes on AC Schnitzer gear. I was motivated by the fact that when you modify with them, your new car warranty is intact.

                                                              Anyway, I know their quality is outstanding but that quality sure comes at a price. Here's the prices I was quoted for my 2015 M135i -

                                                              "Hey Blake,

                                                              As promised here is the info you have requested:

                                                              AC Schnitzer Performance Items:

                                                              #1 Performance Upgrade Pack - AC Schnitzer ECU Module, Upgraded Intercooler, High Flow Cat/Downpipe – Price: $6840 incl. GST.

                                                              #2 Rear Exhaust & Endpipes – AC Schnitzer Rear Muffler – Price: $2920 incl. GST.

                                                              #3 Lowering Springs – AC Schnitzer Spring Kit (15mm F&R) – Price: $499 incl. GST."

                                                              Just FYI, I'm also getting a quote on some carbon dipping. I don't want fake carbon wrap so I'm considering having a front splitter, front grill, grill inserts and rear apron all dipped in real carbon by Ramspeed.

                                                              I'll keep you all posted.

                                                              Cheers!

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                                                                Photos from Anthony Armani's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                FOR SALE

                                                                BMW 316 coupe

                                                                4cyl auto

                                                                Beautifully presented reliable car extremely economical with an elegant sporty feel

                                                                200,000 kms but nothing to spend except for rego

                                                                Engine and geabox are in full working condition. Interior is immaculate

                                                                Has working air con power steer power windows sports mode automatic trac control and abs

                                                                All factory nothing aftermarket and no mods and was driven carfully

                                                                Been out of rego for aprox a year just have no need for it but was hard to let it go and will serve new owner well

                                                                Log books included

                                                                $4000

                                                                Minchinbury NSW

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                                                                  Hey guys — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                  Hey guys!

                                                                  Just went outside and realised a small puddle of fluid under the x6.

                                                                  Thought id have a closer look and took underpanel off and there was tiny drops of green fluid dripping.

                                                                  Looked from engine bay everything is spotless.

                                                                  Underneath while car is running its just slighty dripping.

                                                                  On board does bring up low coolant level.

                                                                  Any ideas?

                                                                  Its an n54 by the way. Thanks

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                                                                    BMW E87 130i Race Car — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                    BMW E87 130i Race Car

                                                                    This vehicle is suitable as a Circuit or Tarmac Rally Car

                                                                    Gear includes:

                                                                    MCS 2-Way Adjustable Suspension

                                                                    Full CAMS Log Booked Roll Cage

                                                                    2 x Race Seats & Harnesses

                                                                    4 Sets of 17" Rims & Tyres - some near new

                                                                    Spare Brake Pads

                                                                    Spare Radiator

                                                                    Spare ABS Controller & Ignition Coils

                                                                    Terratrip Rally Computer

                                                                    Fuel Sampler needed for Production Touring Car Series eligibility

                                                                    Full CAMS 3E Log Book

                                                                    This car is eligible for the very popular Production Touring Car Series, Bathurst 6Hour, Supersprints and more.

                                                                    In 2015 this car came 3rd in Production Touring Car Class C. Its sister car (same spec) came 2nd in the inaugural Bathurst 6Hour. In Targa Tasmania 2016 this car came 4th in the competitive GT Sports Trophy Class.

                                                                    PM - Adam Gosling

                                                                    Email - wphchem@nunet.com.au

                                                                    Mobile - 0422 817 768

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                                                                      Nicole Stokes shared a link to the group: BMW Drivers Club NSW. — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                      !!!!!!*****SOLD*****!!!!!

                                                                      To a very lucky e30 lover from Sydney

                                                                      Hi

                                                                      For Sale is my mint 89 318i e30 automatic sedan in Diamond Schwarz.

                                                                      I only want to sell this to someone who is going to look after this car, garage it and keep it maintained well. I'm its 3rd owner but the last owner from Sydney had it for 24 years and it was garaged and not driven much.

                                                                      It is really in amazing condition inside and out and 100% original. (Except has excellent after market power windows fitted!-they look original as though).

                                                                      I am reluctantly selling it because I need a car more suited to driving on country roads, surfing trips and taking my dogs out and about.

                                                                      Really love this bmer, it is in such good condition it still stuns me every day but I cant afford to keep two cars. It has so much potential to be even more awesome. I will be at peace only when the right person buys it.

                                                                      Anyone interested please see my car sales ad and contact me of you want any more info. Thanks

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                                                                        Hey everyone — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                        Hey everyone.

                                                                        After opinions. I can't afford my e93 any more and thinking of moving her on to a better family. To replace her I was thinking a classic bmw. Something more mechanical that I won't be afford to rip apart and mod to an extent. I found a 1990 735il e32. I've read up on the common issues. Wondering if anyone owns one and how much actually goes wrong and how they drive.

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                                                                          Hi guys i dont own a BMW yet but im in the market for one been a watercooled... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                          Hi guys i dont own a BMW yet but im in the market for one.... been a watercooled VW guy since i was a youngster but have always loved the BMW product. Anyways im looking out for a E46 M3 or E82 135i anyone got one that maybe of interest? Must be in original unmodified condition. Will to travel for the right car.

                                                                          Cheers

                                                                          Bima

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                                                                            Allan Haywood shared BMW Drivers Club NSW's event to the group: BMW Drivers Club NSW. — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                            It is BMW's Centenary Year and we are celebrating with our best ever BMW Car Show. This show will be part of the Sydney German Autofest and will include other German marques like Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Audi and VW in their own independent shows to make it a giant German Car Show.

                                                                            It is at Gough Whitlam Park, Bayview Ave, Earlwood. Cars to be in place 9:00 AM. There will be trophies and our club supporters will be there. $10 per car entry paid at the gate.

                                                                            Refer to the judging form and guidelines for preparation hints and categories.

                                                                            For registration, please email president@bmwclubnsw.asn.au with your name and car details to let us know how many cars to expect.

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                                                                              Just purchased my first E46 M3 SMG with the intention of spirited drives and... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                              Just purchased my first E46 M3 SMG, with the intention of spirited drives and track days.

                                                                              Firstly though, needs a blue slip in Sydney. Can anyone recommend a decent (and not ball breakingly strict) workshop around Marrickville.

                                                                              Pre purchase inspection noted a minor weep from the transmission. I'd really like rego so the car can be driven and any issues sorted (I do all my own work).

                                                                              Thanks guys.

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                                                                                Hi all finally I ve put a holding deposit for my first BMW. It s a 2005 120i — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                                Hi all, finally I've put a holding deposit for my first BMW. It's a 2005 120i. I've had it inspected by my mechanic who services a lot of bm's and it just has a minor oil leak and the bottom hose needs to be replaced. He said they were easy things and that I should go ahead with the purchase. The other thing is its cracked windscreen and my question is, can I just put a normal windscreen or does it necessarily need to have the rain sensor? As it is $220 vs $440.

                                                                                Thanks and will post pictures as soon as I get the car.

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                                                                                  Photos from Jacob Zuza's post — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                                  Received my Technical Graphite trim for the 540 not long ago. Came from England since these are hard to come by for a rhd car. They were in pretty bad condition but nothing a wet sand and machine polish cant fix. Also added a few layers of Gyeon Quatrz ceramic coating for that extra gloss and protection. Now they look better than brand new! While I was at it I gave the interior a full detail and steam clean.

                                                                                  Manual Conversion update: All parts have been ordered and on the way. Ended up staying with Hills Eurohaus to do the conversion since I trust them and they gave me a good price. My other option would've been Brintech Customs. Mid Oct is when I'll get it started since I've lost my licence till the end of Sep.

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                                                                                    Hey all I hope you re doing great — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                                    Hey all, I hope you're doing great.

                                                                                    I'm decided to buy an e87 120i as it's a car I always loved. I will need it just for about 5 or 6 months until I leave. I've already gone to see two of them, the first one was in Artarmon but it was obvious it had been involved in an accident as the panels were misaligned and sprayed. The second one didn't have any visible oil leak, the check was ok but the airbag and seatbelt light was on. The guy told me it was because he changed a bulb but doing some research I've found it could be the seat occupancy sensor. Do you know if that's a very important issue or easy to fix?

                                                                                    Thanks!

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                                                                                      Hi guys I m currently in the process of collecting parts to convert my E39 540... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                                      Hi guys. I’m currently in the process of collecting parts to convert my E39 540 to a manual since my auto box has stuffed itself earlier than i thought. Seeing how I was going to do the conversion anyway I may as well go ahead with it.

                                                                                      I already have all the parts sourced and know in detail what’s involved with it. I’d do it myself except I really don’t want to conquer this task with the car on a set or ramps. So my only alternative is to get a shop to do it. I’m waiting for a reply from hills eurohaus for a rough quote.

                                                                                      Could anyone else recommend me a BMW independent/specialist to do this? Don't want to limit myself to one option and I don’t want some random schlep at moey dw mechanics to mess with these sensitive ecus and ews modules. Thanks

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                                                                                        The Club has a Driver Training Day at Marulan Driver Training Centre on Sunday... — BMW Drivers Forum NSW

                                                                                        The Club has a Driver Training Day at Marulan Driver Training Centre on Sunday 14th August. MDTC is a short race circuit designed for driver training. There is a driver theory session then time on the circuit with experienced drivers as instructors. You drive your car on the circuit and learn driving techniques. Great for new drivers. For all the information and entry forms go to the club's website www.bmwclubnsw.asn.au or the Club's Facebook Page BMWDCNSW. Entries for this event close on 8th August so don't delay.

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