Just bought a 318i today, its a D-reg and i needs a little work doing to it before i can enjoy it fully.
Now she is blowing a little bit of smoke on tick over but it goes away when driving it normaly, there is also a little "ticking" noise coming from the engine, maybe head tapets or leaky exhaust to head gasket, not sure as i've not looked as yet.
Will this just be down to worn piston rings?
Also i would like to service the engine, change the headgasket and cambelt (if its cambelt and not cain driven, really don't know as i've never messed with a Bmw before)
Where is the best place to buy bits from and what oil should i use.
What should i look out for, problems?
The rear seems to move about a bit (tramp) and i would like to replace the bushes.
I hope you guys can help me on some of the above issues as i would be much appreciated.