Pobsey's Alpine White 118d M Sport - The return

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Pobsey's Alpine White 118d M Sport - The return

Post by Semerka » Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:25 pm

Wow, that was quick indeed! Good result with the warranty too. :thumbs:
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Re: Pobsey's Alpine White 118d M Sport - The return

Post by Flat out » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:51 am

Pobsey wrote:Bearing collapsed in the flywheel bill picked up by BMW extended warranty, took the opportunity to chuck a new clutch kit in while it's in bits.

Picked the car up yesterday afternoon from Sytner Tamworth, cannot say a bad word about the service, from initial call to picking up the car all fixed under 36hours and 6 were lost when it us car didn't turn up on the back of a transporter until after lunch on the Thursday, so Sytner only had the car for 26 hours!
The same happened to mine at 82k

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Re: Pobsey's Alpine White 118d M Sport - The return

Post by Pobsey » Sun Mar 12, 2017 4:52 pm

Flat out wrote:
The same happened to mine at 82k

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When it goes it's like driving a washing machine on spin!
2011 118d M Sport 5 door Alpine White, Bluetooth, Xenons, H/K, Interior storage pack.
2007 120d M Sport 5 door Alpine White, Bluetooth, Comfort Pack, Black Leather, Sun Protection Glass, Last seen at 193,000miles.

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Re: Pobsey's Alpine White 118d M Sport - The return

Post by Flat out » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:56 pm

Pobsey wrote:
Flat out wrote:
The same happened to mine at 82k

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When it goes it's like driving a washing machine on spin!
Sure is , and the whole car shaking all along the chassis , not nice ..
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Re: Pobsey's Alpine White 118d M Sport - The return

Post by Pobsey » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:15 pm

As a treat now the car is all fixed and behaving itself I've retrofitted USB on my professional headunit, don't know why I didn't do it 3 years ago!!

The the car promptly got a puncture!

Luckerly the winters were on the wear bars so put the alloys back on.
2011 118d M Sport 5 door Alpine White, Bluetooth, Xenons, H/K, Interior storage pack.
2007 120d M Sport 5 door Alpine White, Bluetooth, Comfort Pack, Black Leather, Sun Protection Glass, Last seen at 193,000miles.

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Re: Pobsey's Alpine White 118d M Sport - The return

Post by Pobsey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:47 pm

Changed jobs again, still piling on the miles now up to 125,000

Nothing to report, will need rear tyres in the next month and a service, picked up a set of 17" steels ready for the winter.

Looking at changing the car in the next couple of months, this ones a keeper and my wife is taking it over. I've spoken to TRL and another BMW is in my future, going 3 series tourer.
2011 118d M Sport 5 door Alpine White, Bluetooth, Xenons, H/K, Interior storage pack.
2007 120d M Sport 5 door Alpine White, Bluetooth, Comfort Pack, Black Leather, Sun Protection Glass, Last seen at 193,000miles.

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Pobsey's Alpine White 118d M Sport - The return

Post by Semerka » Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:47 pm

Gosh, Pobsey, I think you need a helicopter, not a car, for the mileage you do. :wink:

Looking forward to seeing your new steed when it arrives. :)
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Gone: 2016 Macan S Diesel; 2011 N55 135i coupe; 2009 123d M sport Coupe

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