You’re most likely in the instance of purchasing your first motor vehicle, or, you want to buy a new car but you don’t really know which model to go for. While doing your second-hand car searches you have most likely realized that the Bmw Serie 1 E82 of “companies” are more affordable to buy and appears to be an interesting offer. On the other hand, these Bmw Serie 1 E82 only have 2 seats and will therefore need a conversion to allow you to enjoy them like a classic car. We are going to find out in this guideline how to convert a 2-seater Bmw Serie 1 E82 into a 5-seater , to get this done, first, we will make an overview of the main key steps that should be taken, then, we will find out what are the modifications to be done on the car, then in a second step, what are the administrative steps to be taken to finalize the conversion of your Bmw Serie 1 E82 company into a 5-seater.


The main key guidelines to convert a Bmw Serie 1 E82 2-seater into a 5-seater

Here is the list of the main lines to respect if you want to to pass your Bmw Serie 1 E82 company or commercial in 5 places:

  • Install the missing seats and seat belts.
  • Obtain the certificate of conformity from the manufacturer
  • Take his Bmw Serie 1 E82 to the roadworthiness testing to have the changes confirmed
  • To run his car through mine control.
  • Report to your insurance company about the change in the car.

Modifications to be done on the vehicle to convert a Bmw Serie 1 E82 2-seater into a 5-seater

We will so commence our guideline on the transformation of a Bmw Serie 1 E82 2-seater into a 5-seater with the modifications to be carried out directly on the car in order to enable it to be recognized as a Bmw Serie 1 E82 5-seater.

Convert its Bmw Serie 1 E82 to 5 seaters all alone

If you want to do the majority of the work yourself, you should know that it will be challenging. Indeed, the manufacturers make the transformation of the so-called “company”/commercial Bmw Serie 1 E82 easy only for the manufacturers, here are the reasons:

  • You will have to obtain a certificate of conformity, which will need a visit to the car by a professional.
  • Buy a complete kit to transform your Bmw Serie 1 E82 into a 5-seater (belts/seats)
  • Put in the kit according to the tightening standards (torque)

For all these reasons, it is much easier to contact an approved auto technician who will perform these actions in compliance with the manufacturer’s requirements.
If you still wish to undertake the transformation of your new Bmw Serie 1 E82 on your own, contact the car breakdowns in your region to get the required parts and look for manufacturer information relating to the tightening and fitting of seats and belts.

Have the conversion conducted by a professional

If you want to convert your Bmw Serie 1 E82 2-seater into a 5-seater at a professional, you have made the easiest resolution. In truth, he will have a easier access to the parts catalogue and will be able to deliver you the certificate of conformity and will let you to perform the following steps without the slightest pressure.

The administrative steps that should be taken to convert a Bmw Serie 1 E82 into 5 places

Now that we have been through the first technical steps in the transformation of a Bmw Serie 1 E82 2-seater into a 5-seater, we will now take on the administrative action.

The different steps to be executed in order to have one’s Bmw Serie 1 E82 2 places accepted as a 5 places

You will find just below, the different steps to respect in order to be ok with the law to drive your Bmw Serie 1 E82 converted into 5 seats..:

  • After the changes done on your Bmw Serie 1 E82, you have one month to make a change of car registration , so it will be important to adhere to all the steps soon.
  • You have to bring the car to pass the roadworthiness test , which is compulsory following a change on a car.
  • Take the car to the mine so that they can confirm to the change in the number of seats in your Bmw Serie 1 E82 li>
  • Search for for a new car registration card at your prefecture

Price of the conversion of a Bmw Serie 1 E82into 5 places

Finally last part, to give you a good idea of the price that the passage of a Bmw Serie 1 E82 2 seats to 5 seats can reprensent, it is necessary to know that a kit seats plus installation will cost you at a dealer on average 2500 to 3500 euros and that it is necessary to add to that the technical control, the passage to the mine and the new car registration. So think well before buying your Bmw Serie 1 E82 company or commercial, whether it is financially interesting for you.

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