A BMW Part number is formatted like this: 00-00-0-000-000. The first two digits reveal the section that the part belongs to. Read on for my findings so far…

Oil leaking from the front of your M30 engine is a fairly common complaint, as I found when I posted an enquiry to The UK E32 Register Forum. I was prepared to book it in to have the timing cover gasket and sump gasket replaced, but fortunately user Alan 88 UK 730i pointed me to the simple fix which was documented on the Koala Motorsport website.

Number 1 in a short series, things you shouldn’t do to your E32.

Some more news about the connectivity problem, and also an update on the insurance claim for my bonnet…

This site is currently hosted at my house, and is being served to you via my ADSL connection. At the moment the link seems to be up and down like a hooker’s pants, and apparently BT have scheduled a replacement fibre optic cable in the exchange to fix it. The work is supposed to happen on the 10th Feb, in the meantime I’m afraid we’ll all have to live with it.