Custom BMW 116d F21

Custom BMW 116d F21

Surrounded by fancy pipes in Longlife Caerphilly’s shadowy workshop, Jake Bajai’s 1 Series cuts quite a dash. And with this unique custom ride, the shiny stainless steel is just one element of an ambitious and colourful dream… Words: Daniel Bevis. Photos: Andrew Thompson.

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BMW N47 engine warning

BMW N47 engine warning

The N47 has now been in production for 11 years, and I include the B47 from 2015 in with this unit as, really, it’s much about the same. If, however, you’re in need of a used engine to replace yours, you need to be aware that the N47 D20A and D20C do not interchange.

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Air-ride BMW 120d E82

Air-ride BMW 120d E82

Stunning 1-Series Coupe. Dripping with stunning carbon fibre and outrageously wide Work Equip wheels, Harvey Howe’s aggressive E82 brings a unique US flavour to UK shores. Words: Aron Norris. Photos: Andy Tipping.

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Trouble-shooter down-to-earth advice on buying an early BMW 1 Series E87, E81, E82 and E88 diesel N47

Trouble-shooter down-to-earth advice on buying an early BMW 1 Series E87, E81, E82 and E88 diesel N47

BMW 1 Series diesel. Andrew Everett offers his essential, Top 10 buying tips for those searching the classifieds for a first-generation 1 Series diesel.

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