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by ChrisOllie
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: ANOTHER attempted theft
Replies: 94
Views: 4693

Re: ANOTHER attempted theft

Same advice I give to everyone. Disklok is the most cost effective deterrent 3-star locks are the most cost effective preventative fix. Edit: Removing and replacing a disklok twice a day would be far less of a pain than constantly shuffling around cars Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk This. Eve...
by ChrisOllie
Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Potential M140 attempted theft today
Replies: 19
Views: 3020

Re: Potential M140 attempted theft today

Just to add to the rants here - The whole thing is just depressing when thought about You work hard, pay tax on your earnings which are supposed to provide public service (police etc), you then pay a lot of money to get a car you really want, paying VAT and God knows what other taxes on that - suppo...
by ChrisOllie
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Anyone else trying to sellat the moment?
Replies: 25
Views: 1228

Re: Anyone else trying to sellat the moment?

Got my m135i for sale atm and finding selling it a bit more tricky than expected, had it for sale a few weeks with only one call with a low ball offer. Its a mint car with great spec in a good colour combo and for sale at what i think is a good price. Was wondering if it’s probably just this time o...
by ChrisOllie
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: General Chit Chat (Off Topic)
Topic: Speeding - counting the cost
Replies: 32
Views: 1520

Re: Speeding - counting the cost

Did they pull the other guy in the 335? Or was that a police car too?
If so is that not entrapment or something? :lol:
by ChrisOllie
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Weird resale question, "poverty spec" M135i LCI
Replies: 15
Views: 1165

Re: Weird resale question, "poverty spec" M135i LCI

Without trying to sound too obvious keeping it looking good with a low as possible mileage will always help. When I bought my z4m I had a choice of 2 cars, I opted for the more expensive one that had less kit on it simply because the mileage was lower and it was in better overall condition. Motoris...
by ChrisOllie
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat (Off Topic)
Topic: Coffee Machines
Replies: 40
Views: 1435

Re: Coffee Machines

We had a Tassimo machine for a few years, but the cost of the pods and the general slightly metallic taste made us fed up after a while. We started looking out for proper bean to cup machines going on offer. Amazon tend to have the Delonghi Magnifica on offer for around £200 which gets great write u...
by ChrisOllie
Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: F87 M2
Topic: Beware the price crash...
Replies: 172
Views: 7738

Re: Beware the price crash...

There are a huge amount of cars now being driven around on PCP, where the car is being financed as cheaply as possible on a monthly basis. With no likelihood of it ever being purchased or gaining any significant equity. It is effectively renting. But it allows the 'owner' to drive a far more presti...
by ChrisOllie
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Second set of alloys for winter tyres
Replies: 16
Views: 1248

Re: Second set of alloys for winter tyres

I certainly understand the case for steel wheels for the winter but having only recently collected my car, I'm loathe to switch off the ferric grey alloys which I think look great with the car (Estoril blue). Are you not a fan of the 436m's then Tricky401? Like you Shadak, I'm thinking it is easier...
by ChrisOllie
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Your next car?
Replies: 79
Views: 5593

Re: Your next car?

I've just taken delivery (Monday night) of my new E-Class - got a great lease deal on an E220d SE - switched to this after the A6 I ordered showed no signs of arriving any time soon. Big change from the M135 but loving it so far, so relaxing to drive with the auto and great suspension etc Not a 'dri...
by ChrisOllie
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Second set of alloys for winter tyres
Replies: 16
Views: 1248

Re: Second set of alloys for winter tyres

I've got a set of 17" steels for sale in the FS section w/Pirelli Sottozeros looking for £350 if any use
Benefits of the steels are no worries about damaging them at all etc
by ChrisOllie
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Other Cars
Topic: Range Rover Evoque
Replies: 2
Views: 594

Re: Range Rover Evoque

Also check the leasing websites - Yes Lease etc
by ChrisOllie
Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Standard HiFi v HK, my experince.
Replies: 55
Views: 2584

Re: Standard HiFi v HK, my experince.

Having had a number of standard sound system 1 series courtesy cars I wouldn't call it "little" in extra sound quality tbh.
The standard system is one of the worst I think I've heard in a car particularly given the 1 series positioning as a more premium hatch.
by ChrisOllie
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Other Cars
Topic: Looking at a Golf GTE
Replies: 2
Views: 660

Re: Looking at a Golf GTE

What kind of driving will you be doing? Is it town or mostly motorway?
I'd probably go for the 320d if motorway driving
The GTE is interesting but from what I read it's a bit compromised as a result of it's added electric bits
by ChrisOllie
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Best option for winter wheels (stock vs X1)?
Replies: 34
Views: 1747

Re: Best option for winter wheels (stock vs X1)?

I've got a set of X1 17's with Pirelli Sottozeros I'll be selling soon - just trying to shift the actual car first! PM if interested
by ChrisOllie
Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Media system won't start up...
Replies: 31
Views: 1561

Re: Media system won't start up...

What kind of car is this? My idrive packed up last year, needed a new head unit apparently just got it replaced under warranty

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