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by Paul W
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: London/Big city M235i owners, a question
Replies: 18
Views: 934

Re: London/Big city M235i owners, a question

stay our of eco for a start

its designed for long runs at steady throttle - you are basically going to push the throttle harder and use more fuel around town in eco to make progress

Expect a 1 - 2 mpg rise not using eco
by Paul W
Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: BCS Automotive Limited
Topic: - Exhaust Tips - BCS Group Buy ! -
Replies: 560
Views: 51558

Re: Exhaust Tips - BCS Group Buy on page 6

thanks Nige

as i posted I can be in St Helens Saturday if that helps if you want to take a look at an LCI M135
by Paul W
Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: The M135i photo thread
Replies: 3479
Views: 451444

Re: The M135i photo thread

Mint - could you send me the trip you did - really want to do this myself
by Paul W
Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: BCS Automotive Limited
Topic: - Exhaust Tips - BCS Group Buy ! -
Replies: 560
Views: 51558

Re: Exhaust Tips - BCS Group Buy on page 6

Nige

I can be St helens on the 4th (visiting family) if you need a LCI M135i to look at in terms of fitment of tips

Let me know

Paul
by Paul W
Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: BCS Automotive Limited
Topic: - Exhaust Tips - BCS Group Buy ! -
Replies: 560
Views: 51558

Re: Exhaust Tips

Paul W wrote:Count me in for sure

Stainless Steel and also the cutter
by Paul W
Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: BCS Automotive Limited
Topic: - Exhaust Tips - BCS Group Buy ! -
Replies: 560
Views: 51558

Re: Exhaust Tips

Count me in for sure
by Paul W
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: M140i vs Civic Type R vs Golf R DSG
Replies: 33
Views: 5404

Re: M140i vs Civic Type R vs Golf R DSG

a tuned engine against 2 standards engines

take the JB4 off and have a rerun - I still think you would be quicker but not by much
by Paul W
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Youtube Video - BMW M140 vs. M135 Exhaust Sound
Replies: 39
Views: 2061

Re: Youtube Video - BMW M140 vs. M135 Exhaust Sound

to be fair the biggest factor you haven't considered is mileage

Our M135i sounded very different after 3,000 miles

I would do the comparison again when the M140i has done 3000+ miles
by Paul W
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: I know we all love our cars but what niggles do you have?
Replies: 254
Views: 15281

Re: I know we all love our cars but what niggles do you have?

never happened to me in nearly 3 years

because the screen is icy doesn't mean the wipers engage automatically. and why would you start your car with an iced screen anyway

Always de-ice first but maybe thats just me
by Paul W
Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: I know we all love our cars but what niggles do you have?
Replies: 254
Views: 15281

Re: I know we all love our cars but what niggles do you have?

its agreat car but a few for me are; - Steering. Just feel disconnedted- even the audi gives more feel in sport mode which is saying something as its a bloody big saloon and Audi are not known for good steering - auto wipers don't remember after you switch the car off - they do on the audi - Eco, co...
by Paul W
Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: BCS Automotive Limited
Topic: - Exhaust Tips - BCS Group Buy ! -
Replies: 560
Views: 51558

Re: Exhaust Tips

i would buy some - its the wife's car so an exhaust is a no but wouldn't mind better tips than the BM although they are better than OEM

ImageDSC_2629 by Paul Whitt82, on Flickr
by Paul W
Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Other Cars
Topic: E91 Meaty/Heavy Steering in comparison?
Replies: 7
Views: 502

Re: E91 Meaty/Heavy Steering in comparison?

no expert but I found this on my father in laws 120i E88 compared to our E88 118D E88

Is it petrol as I believe the petrol did use Hydraulic so might be the same in the 3 series

someone may correct me on the above
by Paul W
Tue Jan 03, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: 17 plate, do I wait or not?
Replies: 34
Views: 1864

Re: 17 plate, do I wait or not?

depends how much you vakue having a 17 plate for me its worth nothing - that many new cars on the road it just blends in. However we had a similar position and my wife wanted to wait for the 16 plate (it was her car after all) - although ours was only available early Feb that year so a couple weeks ...
by Paul W
Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: New Member- Melbourne Red M140i on the 23rd
Replies: 22
Views: 1921

Re: New Member- Melbourne Red M140i on the 23rd

looks lovely with oyster
by Paul W
Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Am I being paranoid?
Replies: 22
Views: 1754

Re: Am I being paranoid?

this a wind up

if thats all you have to worry about i suggest you get out more

she probably wont be able to insure the thing so a none starter anyway at 22 with 1 year experience

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