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by Paul W
Tue May 28, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: TRL @ Berry Heathrow BMW
Topic: The New BMW F40 M135i xDrive 5 door Auto for 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 8445

Re: The New BMW F40 M135i xDrive 5 door Auto for 2019

maybe I am one of very few - but i really like it, especially the rear
by Paul W
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat (Off Topic)
Topic: Smart motorway HADEC3's...
Replies: 30
Views: 966

Re: Smart motorway HADEC3's...

In the m25 they flash - lights up the sky!
by Paul W
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: General Chit Chat (Off Topic)
Topic: Smart motorway HADEC3's...
Replies: 30
Views: 966

Re: Smart motorway HADEC3's...

It’s hit and miss - some work some don’t - mate at work got done and some haven’t For the record they are being enforced as part of emissions control and how the government want to meet their EU target commitment. If you remember it was lobbied to raise the limit to 80mph but government rejected bec...
by Paul W
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Head up display
Replies: 26
Views: 3451

Re: Head up display

the x2 i have just had one extended test drive had a HUD

fantastic piece of kit - but unsure for the cost outlay as it now part of packs

however if budget was no issue HUD would be one of my top options now
by Paul W
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Anyone actually looking forward to it??
Replies: 72
Views: 4721

Re: Anyone actually looking forward to it??

if it allows them to keep building M2/M3/M4s and pushing them forward then I am all for it as someone mentioned everyone raised their noses at Porsche when they entered the 4x4market - without that revenue you would not see GT3, GT2 etc and the pure engineering brilliance of there sports cars today ...
by Paul W
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Condensation in headlights. New car
Replies: 6
Views: 410

Re: Condensation in headlights. New car

its standard - seen afew threads were people get so worked up

better to have unsealed units that may get condensation rather than sealed which will over heat

Put Silica pads in the unit if it bothers you that much I say
by Paul W
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Anyone actually looking forward to it??
Replies: 72
Views: 4721

Re: Anyone actually looking forward to it??

definitely traverse look how back the front wheels are - like typical audi/Merc a3 and A class which then have very curved front bumpers to hide how back the front wheel are the pic against the 3 series shows that perfectly for me the current 135 and 140 dont handle that well so why people are getti...
by Paul W
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Anyone actually looking forward to it??
Replies: 72
Views: 4721

Re: Anyone actually looking forward to it??

definitely traverse look how back the front wheels are - like typical audi/Merc a3 and A class which then have very curved front bumpers to hide how back the front wheel are the pic against the 3 series shows that perfectly for me the current 135 and 140 dont handle that well so why people are getti...
by Paul W
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat (Off Topic)
Topic: Driving in Florida
Replies: 9
Views: 444

Re: Driving in Florida

if hiring a car tolls will be etolls now (tag) - with the exception of smaller tolls
by Paul W
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat (Off Topic)
Topic: Driving in Florida
Replies: 9
Views: 444

Re: Driving in Florida

done route 66 - over 3k miles
west coast over 2k miles

visit US every other month (Dallas or Boston) for work and drive

more relaxed and very easy. Speeding can be an issue

yep got pulled in Texas ion Route66 and step out of the car to find a gun pulled on me - so yes stay in the car
by Paul W
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: F87 M2
Topic: Flat out on the Autobahn
Replies: 22
Views: 2077

Re: Flat out on the Autobahn

the cars are limited not just for gentleman agreement but costs and engineering i.e 25mph higher speed means bigger brakes, probably better rated tyres to provide the stability The was an article years ago when people just had them restricted and how other hardware was not uprated to compensate that...
by Paul W
Sat Oct 27, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Lorry has kicked a large stone into my windscreen and bodywork
Replies: 9
Views: 598

Re: Lorry has kicked a large stone into my windscreen and bodywork

Just replace the windscreen

For that amount of damage to the pillar I wouldn’t bother

Seen worse damage done by companies replacing wind screens

For the damage to the screen I would say you are very lucky not to have more serious damage to the pillar
by Paul W
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: TRL @ Berry Heathrow BMW
Topic: The New BMW M2 Competition coupe 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 18134

Re: The New BMW M2 Competition coupe 2018

Dad lives in vienna go this last week

will try and post pics up later - looks stunning
by Paul W
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: F87 M2
Topic: M2 Compettion Order - arriving
Replies: 3
Views: 1336

Re: M2 Compettion Order - arriving

getting picked up this Friday hopefully - awaiting finance paper because the NOVA tax in being wavered

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