What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by J0sephx » Tue May 29, 2018 8:56 pm

I’ve also just spent about half an hour trying to unblock my rear wiper washer. Didn’t work. Cba.

My Mini has the same issue, don’t bother using the rear wiper anyway.
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Arnie » Wed May 30, 2018 9:30 am

Nothing.... Still miss my little babybmw which was sold and replaced by family car :/
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Ian w » Wed May 30, 2018 10:30 am

J0sephx wrote:I’ve also just spent about half an hour trying to unblock my rear wiper washer. Didn’t work. Cba.

My Mini has the same issue, don’t bother using the rear wiper anyway.
Has been on my to do list for six months. Still CBA tbh (much like renewing the damaged antenna base on the roof).

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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Mr Pitt » Wed May 30, 2018 9:11 pm

Rear darklines put on tonight,
Pleaseantly surprised how easy it was to swap them over !

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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by swanny71 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:18 pm

Replaced rear left brake caliper - old one binding badly.
That’s all of them done in the past 18 months.

My advice - do them all when the first one goes if you can, saves hassle and paying a premium for parts when you’re in a fix.

Good service (next day delivery) and price from brakeparts.co.uk
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by J0sephx » Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:15 am

swanny71 wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:18 pm
Replaced rear left brake caliper - old one binding badly.
That’s all of them done in the past 18 months.

My advice - do them all when the first one goes if you can, saves hassle and paying a premium for parts when you’re in a fix.

Good service (next day delivery) and price from brakeparts.co.uk
Website is throwing a 404 :—(

My rear caliper is binding sometimes...so I’m going to have to do this soon.

How much did you end up paying?
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by swanny71 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:07 am

J0sephx wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:15 am
swanny71 wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:18 pm
Replaced rear left brake caliper - old one binding badly.
That’s all of them done in the past 18 months.

My advice - do them all when the first one goes if you can, saves hassle and paying a premium for parts when you’re in a fix.

Good service (next day delivery) and price from brakeparts.co.uk
Website is throwing a 404 :—(

My rear caliper is binding sometimes...so I’m going to have to do this soon.

How much did you end up paying?
£74 for the caliper plus £10 for next day (before midday) delivery.
Current: 130i & 1M
Previous: Exige V6, TVR's, e90 M3, 156 GTA, 182 Trophy, 306 GTi-6 + others (some crap, some not so crap)

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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by ttassie15 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:03 pm

Replaced front calipers, discs, pads, brake lines and M3 lcas. Productive day today!


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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Si Bailey » Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:34 am

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Black genuine BMW kidney grilles fitted :spotman:
OLD 120d - NEW M140i (BRUTUS)
Nurburgring Trip :D

CENTRAL ESSEX
NOW - F20 M140i Alpine White with ZF8 + Toys
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by MPN1 » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:47 am

Had the windows tinted.

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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Ukbondys » Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:54 am

cleaned her and stood looking for at her got ages! How sad !
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by mikeyscott » Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:57 am

Dropped it at a garage for pre Le Mans stuff :)
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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Si Bailey » Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:28 pm

Ukbondys wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:54 am
cleaned her and stood looking for at her got ages! How sad !

Not sad at all... justified when they look that clean 👍🏼
OLD 120d - NEW M140i (BRUTUS)
Nurburgring Trip :D

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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Ukbondys » Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:43 pm

😁
2014(64) 125d M Sport

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Re: What Did You Do To Your 1 Series Today?

Post by Skinnysnowboy » Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:00 pm

Found out that my new baby is ready for collection after a seat repair was delayed due to an airbag being stuck in customs.

Been driving a pimped out M5 estate for 2 weeks whilst they did it...

Know what I prefer and it ain’t got a 5 in it...

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