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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-10-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,788
Posted By Ian Sanford
Had an original Estoril Blue club sport coupe a...

Had an original Estoril Blue club sport coupe a few years ago and still regret having to get rid of it. Now have F31 330i XDrive with adaptive suspension in EB - best car I have ever driven and I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-05-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,113
Posted By Ian Sanford
I have got an Estoril Blue Touring with Venetian...

I have got an Estoril Blue Touring with Venetian Beige leather - makes the interior feel less dark than Black Leather
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-07-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By Ian Sanford
Creak from doors

Further to previous threads I have found that the cause of the creaking noise is the strip of rubber trim with the rough finish at the very top of the door rubbing against the door frame. I have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-30-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Ian Sanford
Thanks for your help - will try one of the...

Thanks for your help - will try one of the dedicated rubber lubricants
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Ian Sanford
Creaking windows

F31 Touring - Has anyone experienced intermittent 'creaking' from the front side windows? It seems to be the glass moving against the rubber seal
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,002
Posted By Ian Sanford
I have an F31 - front screen Pilkington , side...

I have an F31 - front screen Pilkington , side windows Fuyao, rear quarters and rear screen Saint Gobain - funny thing I can see through all of them!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-11-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Ian Sanford
Maybe the exhaust has been moved.on its mounts...

Maybe the exhaust has been moved.on its mounts and is touching somewhere?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By Ian Sanford
Adaptive suspension

Have the F31 330d xDrive with the M Sport pack with 19" wheels and run flats and the adaptive suspension and am absolutely amazed how good it is in comfort mode on our terrible UK roads. Even in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-02-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 776
Posted By Ian Sanford
Have brushed aluminium with black gloss trim...

Have brushed aluminium with black gloss trim -looks smart. F31 estoril blue
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-12-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Ian Sanford
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-12-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Ian Sanford
330D xDrive Touring

That's a shame!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-12-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Ian Sanford
Changes should be almost imperceptible so...

Changes should be almost imperceptible so definitely take it in to be checked
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-11-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Ian Sanford
330d xDrive Touring

Just taken delivery of a F31 330d xDrive Touring in Estoril Blue with cream leather, professional multimedia, M sport plus package with adaptive M sport suspension, xenon lights - only driven 90...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-14-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Ian Sanford
Thanks for the info - car still in warranty so...

Thanks for the info - car still in warranty so dealer fitting new strap Monday
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-13-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Ian Sanford
Earthing strap

The earthing wire from the tail gate to the bodywork has snapped presumably through metal fatigue. However everything still seems to work so what is its purpose?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By Ian Sanford
Had noise from cargo area over speed bumps/rough...

Had noise from cargo area over speed bumps/rough roads - greased locking mechanism and noise eliminated
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-18-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,185
Posted By Ian Sanford
Rear bumper protector

Before removing the tape from the 3M adhesive I fitted the protector in place, centred it and then marked the bumper lightly with chalk at each end. It was then easy to make sure it was centred...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-13-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,185
Posted By Ian Sanford
The protector fits right up under the rubber seal...

The protector fits right up under the rubber seal so no dust/dirt can get in underneath (see photo). I don't even find any water drips from under the protector when I wash the car. However the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,185
Posted By Ian Sanford
Rear bumper protection

Photo of bumper protector on car showing amount of 'lip'.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,185
Posted By Ian Sanford
Rear bumper protection

Affirmative that the protector wraps over the edge and covers most of the top of the bumper whereas some of the other protectors are much shorter. Perhaps the carbon black would give a contrast with...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-09-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,185
Posted By Ian Sanford
Rear bumper protection

I have fitted a 'rear guard' to the bumper of my red X3 M sport and it looks as if it was factory fitted. It is available...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-14-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By Ian Sanford
Noise from steering

Just had major service carried out at 25000 miles and minor 'play' in off side front steering/ suspension noted. Car booked in for two days on 9th October for investigation.
Will advise what outcome...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-18-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By Ian Sanford
Dings

I have used Dent Devils to remove a ding from a passenger door. As long as the paint has not been cracked they can remove small dents with specially shaped tools from inside the door. After they had...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-24-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,580
Posted By Ian Sanford
Great colour combination - shame you have to have...

Great colour combination - shame you have to have orange front indicator lenses. We Brits are allowed clear lenses which look much better I think.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-13-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By Ian Sanford
You local Smart repair company should be able to...

You local Smart repair company should be able to fix it invisibly.
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