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by gavp
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: M135i oil filter removal
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Re: M135i oil filter removal

86/16 is stamped on the socket I have.
by gavp
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: MPE tips sticking out too much (pics included)
Replies: 11
Views: 484

Re: MPE tips sticking out too much (pics included)

#1
On pre LCI should be able to get them further back than that.
by gavp
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Independent BMW specialists
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: Independent BMW specialists

Darren Wood are very good but not sure they’ll be able to update the I drive service history though.
by gavp
Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: TPS upgrade for Winter Wheels
Replies: 12
Views: 506

Re: TPS upgrade for Winter Wheels

I did the same as you and found some new sensors on eBay, no problem with them.
by gavp
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Tyres/Wheels
Topic: Winters or cross climate?
Replies: 12
Views: 545

Re: Winters or cross climate?

I need new tyres for my winter wheel set. Been using Continentals and pleased with how they’ve performed over the 5 winters they’ve lasted. I think the wider temperature range of cross climates will make them more suitable for my use this time. Live in the south west and dont go skiing etc. Although...
by gavp
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Cotswold BMW
Topic: Bonnet badge and other bits
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Bonnet badge and other bits

Afternoon

Need a new bonnet badge, looks like someone has peeled off the coloured layer!

Think the part number is 51767288752, VIN is 5B42268

Would also like:
Wiper arm cover 61617274157
Oil filter 11428683196
Final drive oil 83222365988

Thanks in advance
by gavp
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: F87 M2
Topic: Where can i get the best discount?E
Replies: 449
Views: 34275

Re: Where can i get the best discount?E

Central UK vehicle leasing listing M2C as a hot offer!

https://centralukvehicleleasing.co.uk/l ... TA~~1.htm/
by gavp
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Is there a PDF brochure of the 2015 M135i LCI anywhere?
Replies: 8
Views: 392

Re: Is there a PDF brochure of the 2015 M135i LCI anywhere?

https://www.bmwvin.com or similar sites will give you options fitted to your car.
by gavp
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: F87 M2
Topic: 911 ownership proposition vs M2
Replies: 11
Views: 1284

Re: 911 ownership proposition vs M2

Gen 2 997 a big difference in tech to gen 1. Not a patch on current BMW but useable.
Many with earlier 997 swap out to aftermarket head units, as per E46/E39 BMW, same sort of options available.
by gavp
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: F87 M2
Topic: M2 - stance sorted c/o MP coilovers
Replies: 29
Views: 2290

M2 - stance sorted c/o MP coilovers

Big hand to Paul Martins and his team at Cooper Banstead. Paul is soon moving to a new role at Vines Redhill - top guy to deal with. 58212703-1e6d-42d1-a72c-3119d680381f.jpg IMG_1468.jpg Needs 500-1000miles to settle the new parts in fully but initial impressions are good and I'm a happy chap. Yao ...
by gavp
Mon May 14, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: BMW M Laptimer App - Track Day
Replies: 10
Views: 490

Re: BMW M Laptimer App - Track Day

I use Harry’s Laptimer app, worth a look.
by gavp
Sun May 13, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: TRL @ Berry Heathrow BMW
Topic: The New BMW M2 Competition coupe 2018
Replies: 34
Views: 11532

Re: The New BMW M2 Competition coupe 2018

Twenny wrote:
gavp wrote:Tempted, 5 years in 2 M135s didn’t feel the M2 different enough from behind the wheel.
Oh dear. With that statement I suggest you stay in your M-lite x


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Didn’t mean how it drives...
by gavp
Sun May 13, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: TRL @ Berry Heathrow BMW
Topic: The New BMW M2 Competition coupe 2018
Replies: 34
Views: 11532

Re: The New BMW M2 Competition coupe 2018

Tempted, 5 years in 2 M135s didn’t feel the M2 different enough from behind the wheel.
by gavp
Sat May 05, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Electric seats...? Vs manual positions
Replies: 17
Views: 734

Re: Electric seats...? Vs manual positions

The whole argument that electric seats don’t do low enough is BS. Happy to show anyone that electric seats go as low as manual and offer finer adjustments. ^^ Agree, am 6’5” and tested both, only a few mm in it and the adjustability of electric seats is not limited to the set stops of the manual on...
by gavp
Sat May 05, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Service - Supply own Oil
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Service - Supply own Oil

Mine going to Cotswold next week, £196 according to the app.

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