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by Detail Matt
Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Auto driveline shunt under acceleration?
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: Auto driveline shunt under acceleration?

Most auto box specialists will do it cheaper and make a better job. It's just a zf gearbox and used in other manufacturers cars too
by Detail Matt
Sun Nov 01, 2015 11:46 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Auto driveline shunt under acceleration?
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: Auto driveline shunt under acceleration?

You can get the 'box adaptations reset and then go through the procedure for re teaching it for a smoother drive
by Detail Matt
Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:44 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: M235i Rejected
Replies: 40
Views: 4249

Re: M235i Rejected

A key thing going in this process is to document everything. time and date of each visit. Duration in workshop and inconvenience to you ie taking days off work etc. use a phone app to record all phone calls. Send all lettersrec delivery whilst retaining a copy. A case for rejection would be helped w...
by Detail Matt
Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: viewed an M235i today - awful
Replies: 23
Views: 2659

Re: viewed an M235i today - awful

The thing is that they may not have known it had been painted. They will just claim that they took due care to ensure it met their used car standards. At the end of the day its just a lottery with used cars and most people selling them are just forcussed on getting the sale. Someone will just walk i...
by Detail Matt
Thu Oct 22, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: viewed an M235i today - awful
Replies: 23
Views: 2659

Re: viewed an M235i today - awful

cash.

trl have been very helpful but limited on discounts when not on a pcp
by Detail Matt
Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: viewed an M235i today - awful
Replies: 23
Views: 2659

viewed an M235i today - awful

I went to view and buy an M235i from a Main BMW dealership in enfield. It was the with one with all the M performance stuff and had covered around 4k miles and up for £31k I phoned and grilled the salesperson about the condition, asking him about and respray work etc - assured me it was as new. I as...
by Detail Matt
Sun Oct 18, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: MP steering wheel with the display - selling; how much to ask?
Replies: 9
Views: 1091

Re: MP steering wheel with the display - selling; how much to ask?

Ive already got the original wheel thanks guys - its never been on
by Detail Matt
Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:55 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: MP steering wheel with the display - selling; how much to ask?
Replies: 9
Views: 1091

Re: MP steering wheel with the display - selling; how much to ask?

Its a programmable item with two inbuilt buttons buttons under the suede/alcantara.

This video shows the functions - its the same but its the facelifted shape

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by Detail Matt
Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: MP steering wheel with the display - selling; how much to ask?
Replies: 9
Views: 1091

MP steering wheel with the display - selling; how much to ask?

Hi All My M235i has the suede MP wheel with the LCD panel. I understand it was a £1500 option? Basically I'm looking for an idea as to what you guys think its worth advertising it for? It's as new and comes with the manual booklet. Are they a desirable part and what do you think on price? http://i29...
by Detail Matt
Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Interior dash picture request
Replies: 10
Views: 573

Re: Interior dash picture request

I'd go with the black personally

Another thing is; the trim is straightforward to remove so you can always wrap it later down the line
by Detail Matt
Sun Oct 18, 2015 8:55 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: whats needed for the magical 400bhp?
Replies: 782
Views: 29901

Re: whats needed for the magical 400bhp?

So where does one buy the jb4 from?
by Detail Matt
Sat Oct 17, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Buying new m135i - best cash prices?
Replies: 18
Views: 1325

Re: Buying new m135i - best cash prices?

Hi Matt, Long time no see, it's Stu here who bought your old Subarus from you a few years back now. As the guys said, TRL is a good place to start as his discounts will be around what can be achieved. I bought mine from him in May, wife drove down with me and the kids in tow and we made a weekend o...
by Detail Matt
Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:44 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Buying new m135i - best cash prices?
Replies: 18
Views: 1325

Re: Buying new m135i - best cash prices?

Thank you all for the help and advice. Its really appreciated.

I'm just in the throws of speccing up a car and then will start shopping around

Thanks again
by Detail Matt
Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Buying new m135i - best cash prices?
Replies: 18
Views: 1325

Buying new m135i - best cash prices?

Hi All Thinking of buying an M135i and wondered if anyone can point me in the direction of any dealerships that do good discounts? I'm looking to buy outright with no px so that may scupper things as I know dealerships get a kick back on the finance they sell. Nevertheless if anyone can help that wo...
by Detail Matt
Thu Oct 15, 2015 9:13 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: M Performance Exhaust Flap
Replies: 9
Views: 1126

Re: M Performance Exhaust Flap

The valves are closed in a non operational state ie pull the plug and they close. The actuators give a normally closed operation.

I recently fitted a capristo exhaust flap controller on an F430 and this requires a seperate interface module

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