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About berts

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  • Birthday 20/05/1985

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    Pre-Facelift 330i SE
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    Dolgellau, North Wales

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  1. I’m sure I had codes similar to those and it was the oxygen sensors post catalytic . I can’t remember exactly as was a few years ago but worth you looking in to it
  2. It could be unrealated to changing wheel size , I would suggest removing the wheels speed sensors and giving them a wipe . It cleared Abs light on my car
  3. Yeah I would definitely disconnect ARB if I was to do again just as a precaution
  4. I've got eibach on mine to . althought I fitted them myself by just using the jack to pull down on the suspension . I guess I got lucky nothing snapped on me
  5. Sorry but it doesn't look likely the car is still about , just looked at MOT history on https://www.check-mot.service.gov.uk and on there it says MOT ran out in September 2016. It had 136,052 miles on it when it passed the Last MOT in 2015. also Devs1980 not been on forum since April 2016 which might point at it been scrapped in 2016 but who knows maybe it's still sitting in a barn or garage somewhere
  6. It's so easily done . I did something similarly as stupid when I did my CCV , I forgot to reconnect the vacuum line under the manifold I had taken off which caused engine to misfire on 5 cylinders. after many hours of searching I decided to take the whole manifold off in the end and found the problem . glad you managed to sort it
  7. I've never changed one myself but I would say disconnect battery when ever doing anything involving airbag to be on the safe Side .
  8. rasa

    consider posting?

    1. berts


      Sorry just seen this didn't get any notification,  would rather not post a lot of hassle wrapping them up to send them and will cost a lot to post 

  9. For sale a set off genuine staggered mv2. 2 x 8j 2x 8.5j I bought these a while ago and gave them a quick refurb but did a rush job so didn't sand them and the filler down that well and paint has started to fade in bits and under coat is visible the alloys will need a full returb I think , the tyres on them are not usable looking for around £80 for the set . collection Dolgellau north Wales Ll40 2yd Now on eBay https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F192647278638
  10. berts

    Berts' 330i SE

    I haven't updated this in a while , car is still going. Passed mot end of June with no problem. Not done too much to car recently except changed alloys to style 44 I didn't realise when bought the alloys on eBay they had wrong tyres fitted I've replaced the hedgehog with genuine part as the cheap eBay one was playing up . Now I've started to refurb the alloys
  11. yeah wheel off , unscrew retaining screw with allen key ( size 4 or 5 ) then pull sensor out of the hub i used mole grips and plenty of wd40, then wipe the end of sensor. i just used some glass cleaner that i had in the car already and a dry cloth
  12. yes cleaning them worked for me, i did the sensor on all 4 wheels and so far no warning lights have come back. wasn't too hard a job to do in the end
  13. I've got the same problem , what I've read people say it indicates a rear abs speed sensor is not working properly but is possible the sensor might just need a clean I am going to have a go tomorrow to see what wrong with mine , my mot is due beginning of next month so need to fix quickly
  14. Okay thanks will stick to MV1/2 , just though because 225 tyres are so much cheaper it might of been worth it Did I see correctly that mots are going be cracking down on stretched tyres or was that about wheel camber ?
  15. Does anyone know if it’s possible to run 8j (225 tyres ) on the rear of a 330i rather than the bigger 8.5j ( 255 tyres ) ? Does it affect handling and performance that much? I got told a while ago my car would of come with style 44 wheels on originaly, all I can find is 17 inch 8j in those wheels
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