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by Octavius
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2011)
Topic: Diesel leak
Replies: 9
Views: 124

Re: Diesel leak

Octavius wrote:
Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:39 pm
The filler tube has a joint in it where it joins the fuel tank. The seal on this is known to fail so if you brim the tank it will leak.
by Octavius
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2011)
Topic: Diesel leak
Replies: 9
Views: 124

Re: Diesel leak

Chrispug wrote:
Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:56 pm
It seems to have stopped now so just don't put as much fuel in next time and should be fine am I correct
Just don't fill her to the top.
by Octavius
Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2011)
Topic: Diesel leak
Replies: 9
Views: 124

Re: Diesel leak

The filler tube has a joint in it where it joins the fuel tank. The seal on this is known to fail so if you brim the tank it will leak.
by Octavius
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Dry sunny & 17 degrees, car comes alive
Replies: 26
Views: 1180

Re: Dry sunny & 17 degrees, car comes alive

Spring appears to have sprung doesn't it; even up here in southern Scotland? Sadly, my M140i remained static today, as I had other chores to be getting on with, so I spent the entire day spinning my 3 litre 6 pot lawn mower round the garden! Actually it's only an electric bog standard Flymo, but at...
by Octavius
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: UK
Topic: BMW Show @ Santa Pod - Sunday 2nd July 2017
Replies: 526
Views: 10904

Re: BMW Show @ Santa Pod - Sunday 2nd July 2017

Anyone taking a decent camera :?:
by Octavius
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Dry sunny & 17 degrees, car comes alive
Replies: 26
Views: 1180

Re: Dry sunny & 17 degrees, car comes alive

I thrashed my Berlingo to within an inch of its life :-)

Wonder what the optimum ambient air temperature is for the best performance of the M135's engine ?
by Octavius
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat (Off Topic)
Topic: Any other watch fans on here? - part 2
Replies: 1658
Views: 63267

Re: Any other watch fans on here? - part 2

I like it but couldn't put that amount of cash into a Seiko.
by Octavius
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2011)
Topic: Stupid broken rear wiper
Replies: 14
Views: 328

Re: Stupid broken rear wiper

Excellent
by Octavius
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: M135i 2014, engine bay rattle when accelerating.
Replies: 5
Views: 75

Re: M135i 2014, engine bay rattle when accelerating.

Good excuse to go for a blast now though :lol:
by Octavius
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Cleaning & detailing your car
Topic: Black High Gloss pillar trim Swirls!! (5 door)
Replies: 5
Views: 287

Re: Black High Gloss pillar trim Swirls!! (5 door)

PoorBoys Black Hole could hide the swirls.
by Octavius
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2011)
Topic: Tie Rod End looking for another way!
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Tie Rod End looking for another way!

Post a pic of the new part you've purchased
by Octavius
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2011)
Topic: Carly Dpf regeneration question.
Replies: 8
Views: 152

Re: Carly Dpf regeneration question.

I would take the car for an Italian tune up and then read the levels again.
by Octavius
Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat (Off Topic)
Topic: Any other watch fans on here? - part 2
Replies: 1658
Views: 63267

Re: Any other watch fans on here? - part 2

Turtle should be on my wrist Friday. I do like a Seiko. Thoughts on this 'reissue' http://www.seiko.co.uk/collections/men/prospex/srpb09k1#.WMnEsaOcY18 ? I have to admit I quite like it but in the prospex range its the titanium SBDC007/SBDC029 that I really long for https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.c...

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