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by robsaboy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Cleaning & detailing your car
Topic: Iron out
Replies: 11
Views: 399

Re: Iron out

Bilt Hamber is normally better value too as they are 1 liter bottles.
by robsaboy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: BMW MPE is no more
Replies: 20
Views: 1116

Re: BMW MPE is no more

Money to be made.... Buy any up quick :D
by robsaboy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: ZF Auto box just been serviced
Replies: 26
Views: 2075

Re: ZF Auto box just been serviced

Spotted an article on pushing out the fluid to help change it all rather than the DIY drain: https://www.honestjohn.co.uk/news/produ ... en-easier/

The OP's ZF service would be the ultimate but maybe the above useful to someone :)
by robsaboy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: UK
Topic: The Northern Romp 2018 2nd Of September
Replies: 68
Views: 3202

Re: The Northern Romp 2018 2nd Of September

Is it a round route - would staying in the same hotel before and after work?
by robsaboy
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Aircon/Climate Control doing strange things
Replies: 57
Views: 2279

Re: Aircon/Climate Control doing strange things

Thanks for the update, the explanation from the advisor sounds plausible although the software update doesn’t seem to have cured the issue for me when it comes to 2+ hour journeys. There must be something in place that prevents the air con evaporator from getting iced up and this is what may have f...
by robsaboy
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Wheel alignment done
Replies: 28
Views: 881

Re: Wheel alignment done

Good job! Are the settings the same for the m140i? Is there a document somewhere with them all listed?
by robsaboy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: IDrive rebooting
Replies: 11
Views: 588

Re: IDrive rebooting

Search found this thread - today idrive navigation didn't start for 10 mins then idrive restarted...... Anyone else today?
by robsaboy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Hunter 4 Wheel Alignment in Manchester
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Hunter 4 Wheel Alignment in Manchester

Drury Lane Services - not used but gets good reviews http://www.drurylaneservices.com/wheel- ... ttracking/
Just off the M60 on the way up to Oldham.
by robsaboy
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Fuel Consumption in heat
Replies: 39
Views: 1660

Re: Fuel Consumption in heat

Having windows open increases drag so would use more fuel too. Scientific test needed of air con ticking over Vs windows open :)
by robsaboy
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Fuel Consumption in heat
Replies: 39
Views: 1660

Re: Fuel Consumption in heat

Having windows open increases drag so would use more fuel too. Scientific test of air con ticking over Vs windows open :)
by robsaboy
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: F45, F46 (2014 - tbd)
Topic: 225xe Roof Rails - not standard equipment!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1911

Re: 225xe Roof Rails - not standard equipment!!

Here is the generic rack I went for in the end; https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170602/9cc36428034a2d3549aa9785270ce8fb.jpg It's called a Saris Gran Fondo for those that are interested.. Is it legal to have a load hanging so far off the car without hazard markings / the number plate is obscured....
by robsaboy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat (Off Topic)
Topic: DVI to DP
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: DVI to DP

Does the dock output both DVI and Hdmi at the same time? Worth checking before ordering loads of cables... :)
by robsaboy
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Delay on M140i
Replies: 54
Views: 5396

Re: Delay on M140i

by robsaboy
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: F39 (2018 - tbd)
Topic: X2 ordered
Replies: 17
Views: 1074

Re: X2 ordered

Roll on September OP. Here are some pics from hols in NYC :) That'd be the sort of daft thing I'd do, going to a dealers abroad. Must admit to not being a fan of that blue colour. Have a good holiday. Cheers - went in Tesla to see the Model 3. I think by the time UK deliveries start it will look a ...
by robsaboy
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat (Off Topic)
Topic: NYC essential sights
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: NYC essential sights

Kerr wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:08 pm
Do they even sell the M140i in the USA?

They really don't do hatchbacks at all.
Don't think they do. Thought it would be interesting to chat :) Plenty of V8 burble mini vans on the streets - rather than the UK deisel clatter!

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