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by Smarti117
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: M140i Service Plan Cost
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Re: M140i Service Plan Cost

£299, can be opted for at point of first service. Mine came at about 14000 mls, should get brake service also. Car saying it is due at approx 27000. So defo worth it Looks like you will make the second but don’t believe the brake fluid change is included in the pack anymore IIRC .. F21 M140i Auto S...
by Smarti117
Fri May 31, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: F40 (2020-tbd)
Topic: Great Video Review of M135i from Raz at RBR
Replies: 16
Views: 885

Re: Great Video Review of M135i from Raz at RBR

Watched this the other night, he does make quite good (quirky) videos. Watched a few others and must say the general consensus from all the comments I have read is that the Love is not there for this latest baby beemer!!


F21 M140i Auto SE Sunset Orange
2014 F21 AW 125d M Sport Auto
by Smarti117
Thu May 16, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Squeak under car every time push or release throttle
Replies: 18
Views: 1241

Re: Squeak under car every time push or release throttle

Its the exhaust valve survo - had mine changed by BMW but it came back a few months later. Drive with the rear seats folded down and its 10 times louder. I don't think the mechanism likes hard upshifts in sports+. Those 'DSG Farts' (as VAG owners call it) turn into the sound of birds curping and is...
by Smarti117
Wed May 15, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Squeak under car every time push or release throttle
Replies: 18
Views: 1241

Re: Squeak under car every time push or release throttle

Hi all, I have recently noticed that same noise when pushing and releasing the throttle (only in sport/sport+ mode). Has anyone who has had this problem had their car inspected by BMW and given a definitive answer of what the noise is? I am due a service fairly soon so I will definitely question it...
by Smarti117
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Coding/Software
Topic: Digital Speedo Readout - Shadow Edition
Replies: 8
Views: 432

Re: Digital Speedo Readout - Shadow Edition

No probs, Just get that annoying start stop coded out as soon as you pick it up !!! [emoji1787][emoji106]


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by Smarti117
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Coding/Software
Topic: Digital Speedo Readout - Shadow Edition
Replies: 8
Views: 432

Re: Digital Speedo Readout - Shadow Edition

No coding required, it is one of the display options, just cycle through with a few pushes of the left hand stalk, job [emoji736]


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by Smarti117
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Struggling with Insurance
Replies: 42
Views: 2489

Re: Struggling with Insurance

Got my renewal from DL through, £560. No claims or accidents, Edinburgh and getting on!! Tried all the usual suspects and was just below £400. Tried Aviva and got the Plus insurance (basically all the add ins included) for £380, requoted at -21 days and got it for £360 ... did a bit of reading and -...
by Smarti117
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Carly for an F20
Replies: 23
Views: 1161

Re: Carly for an F20

Don’t k ow about Carly, but BimmerCode will do that .... sure there is some nice forum member near you who will do it for a beer token or two [emoji106][emoji51]


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by Smarti117
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Start Stop Savings
Replies: 37
Views: 1308

Re: Start Stop Savings

Coded off with BimmerCode 3 moths after getting my m140, best thing I ever did for the car ..... and for my sanity!!!!


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by Smarti117
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Just ordered a shadow m140i
Replies: 8
Views: 461

Re: Just ordered a shadow m140i

First ticked option... adaptive, this is the only must have option IMHO


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by Smarti117
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: In Car Entertainment, Communication & Sat Nav
Topic: Map update unresponsive
Replies: 8
Views: 1134

Re: Map update unresponsive

Business nav, and currently downloading 2018-4 onto my pc, then install via usb stick


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by Smarti117
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: New recruit from Edinburgh saying hello.
Replies: 13
Views: 784

Re: New recruit from Edinburgh saying hello.

I’m in Edinburgh too, will keep any eye out from Jan ... I’m in a Sunset Orange F21 Shadow


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by Smarti117
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: In Car Entertainment, Communication & Sat Nav
Topic: Map update unresponsive
Replies: 8
Views: 1134

Re: Map update unresponsive

Just checked and showing 2018 - 4 as the upto date version available ...


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by Smarti117
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: M140 questions
Replies: 19
Views: 1489

Re: M140 questions

Just while a thread has been made...I have a question... During running in I heard some cars have a ‘safe’ engine map so as not to fully stress it Namely on mini/seat cars (according to a few owners at least) Anything like this on the m140i? Nope, just the recommended take it easy for the first 120...
by Smarti117
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Preset buttons - what do you use them for?
Replies: 15
Views: 764

Re: Prest buttons - what do you use them for?

1 - Tyre pressure
2 - Sport Display
3 - 5 various depending on mood
6 - 8 Radio stations


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