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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 394
Posted By Robin128
2.3 four pot with twin scroll turbo and eco...

2.3 four pot with twin scroll turbo and eco boost.

For a minute I thought they had nicked the old Volvo 2.3 5 pot.

Daughter has an ST 230 bhp from memory...2.5 5 pot Volvo engine.

The RS...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By Robin128
Here's the ole thread...drive carefully... ...

Here's the ole thread...drive carefully...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920162&highlight=fuchs
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By Robin128
It's much debated on here...but being risk averse...

It's much debated on here...but being risk averse I play safe.

It's easy.

Half hour job if that.

I used Fuchs...GT1 0w-20 ACEA A1/B1 Longlife -14FE+ and a genuine BMW filter 11 42 8 583...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Robin128
http://www.bmwvin.com Scroll to bottom... ...

http://www.bmwvin.com

Scroll to bottom...


Enter your vin and verify not robot
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 03:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By Robin128
Oil looked black but that's not unusual. Did...

Oil looked black but that's not unusual. Did contain some tiny particles of white metal...I guess from the running in process. :)

Oil filter replaced with a BMW original...had to unplug small part...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Robin128
Welcome to the forum. :) Keep on top of the...

Welcome to the forum. :)

Keep on top of the servicing.

Great looking motor.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 01:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By Robin128
So far so good...thanks for the replies...but if...

So far so good...thanks for the replies...but if anything turns up, please post it here with mileage.

BTW did my own first oil change and filter at 2,260m.

Yes I know...totally paranoid after...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By Robin128
I'm guessing that.:) Might be someone here...

I'm guessing that.:)

Might be someone here that's done 10,000m in one.

:dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By Robin128
Front tyre blowout at speed on 19" alloys...hmmm,...

Front tyre blowout at speed on 19" alloys...hmmm, I'll stick with my runflats.

:thumbup:


https://youtu.be/bkMYiV0xD00
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By Robin128
Smile 340i B58

I've done 2,800m. Other than using a little coolant, no problems.

I'm just wondering how reliable this car is going to be, given the numerous failings and weaknesses reported on the 335i N54.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 01:52 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 48,420
Posted By Robin128
One thing about owning a 2007 e90 was its...

One thing about owning a 2007 e90 was its unreliability.

What we probably seek in the f30, in particular the b58 engine, is reliability.

Wonder if we will all end up getting into the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-27-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,077
Posted By Robin128
I'm not sure BMW are bothered about pleasing the...

I'm not sure BMW are bothered about pleasing the old guard and faithful. If it's all about market share and profit maximisation perhaps their target market is different. Perhaps those who are buying...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 48,420
Posted By Robin128
The buying experience is subjective and...

The buying experience is subjective and individual...not always a rational economic decision.

:thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,193
Posted By Robin128
...and then there was the time STMBO...

...and then there was the time STMBO inadvertently pressed the button that opens all the flipping windows. Keys buried in her tiny handbag that holds everything but the proverbial. They asked her to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Robin128
Provided your warranty is current, why wouldn't...

Provided your warranty is current, why wouldn't it be...let the dealer worry about it. Unless of course they conclude it's normal ware and tare. :thumbup:

No one been doing anything juvenile on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,193
Posted By Robin128
TBH I did inadvertently leave boot open for an...

TBH I did inadvertently leave boot open for an hour after getting shopping in...long enough for a Welsh shower of rain.

:angel:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,193
Posted By Robin128
You winding us up Ryan?

You winding us up Ryan?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 48,420
Posted By Robin128
Thought I hadn't seen this thread before. No...

Thought I hadn't seen this thread before.

No offence...but it starts like someone is looking thru the wrong end of a telescope.

Perhaps I read too much marketing a long time ago.

You have to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By Robin128
In UK provided one has had the minimum services...

In UK provided one has had the minimum services done by BMW dealer then the BMW extended warranty is worthwhile. IE end on from BMW mfr warranty. They will not cover if done by yourself.

Costs...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2016, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Robin128
Thanks for replies. :thumbup: What are other...

Thanks for replies. :thumbup:

What are other 340i owners' experiences? Are you topping up coolant...are you checking?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Robin128
Question Coolant usage

1/2 litre of coolant topped up over first 2,700m from main expansion tank over 3 months.

What is your 340i using?

Small turbo tank not dropping.

:dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By Robin128
I've yet to grind a cog when driving my mt T5 but...

I've yet to grind a cog when driving my mt T5 but have tried to start off from the lights in 3rd once or twice. Gear shifting comes naturally.

:thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Robin128
Bleed as normal...sequence is rh rear, lh rear,...

Bleed as normal...sequence is rh rear, lh rear, rh front, lh front...unlike a Volvo S60.

:)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By Robin128
Prefer Dirty Harry ... I know what your...

Prefer Dirty Harry ...

I know what your thinking...did I shoot six shots or only five...:dunno:

:thumbup:

https://youtu.be/8Xjr2hnOHiM
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By Robin128
Wink Been driving MTs for 45 years and would not think...

Been driving MTs for 45 years and would not think of trying out an auto. My bro, who used to be back and for talking to US military, used to hire an auto. Back home he bought an auto Honda and then...
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