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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-21-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,097
Posted By mikeijay23
Depends on what your coming from. I was in your...

Depends on what your coming from. I was in your exact same predicament. I had a baby and my F32 was too hard to get her in and out so needed 4 doors. Had a look at the X3 and X4. Both nice cars but...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-12-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By mikeijay23
All sorted - tail lights replaced, along with the...

All sorted - tail lights replaced, along with the boot seal and carpets. Not exactly new car smell but at least smells like new carpet!

They still couldn't find a leak but did the above to be...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-11-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By mikeijay23
They called me to tell me it was ready for...

They called me to tell me it was ready for collection at 6pm today...

Decided to collect it tomorrow - that way, anything they have used to mask the smell hopefully would have dissipated over...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-11-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By mikeijay23
haha my missus says I'm being a mug! I think...

haha my missus says I'm being a mug! I think everyone on here agrees with her! :rofl:
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-10-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By mikeijay23
hehe no apology needed sir! I'm a reasonable guy...

hehe no apology needed sir! I'm a reasonable guy and will give them a chance to put things right - but if its not 100% as I expect I will be going to the dark side! :violent:

After all, if I...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-10-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By mikeijay23
I did think that but considering the false floor...

I did think that but considering the false floor carpet was bone dry and everything below was soaked I worked out it must be coming in from below that level.

We had a week of the worst storms and...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-10-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By mikeijay23
My fault there - apart from being a bit too...

My fault there - apart from being a bit too excited when it was delivered - when I did my own inspection with the delivery guy there - when I opened the boot to check the cables were there (which...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-10-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By mikeijay23
Thanks for the advice. If I bought it outright I...

Thanks for the advice. If I bought it outright I would demand a new one straight away - I would hate to try and sell it in 3 years when the warranty runs out to find the electrical systems all messed...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-10-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By mikeijay23
Brand new 530e - Leaky & mouldy trunk/boot!

Just got my new 530e delivered Friday 6th March. The day it arrived I noticed condensation on the inside of the car but thought nothing of it.

After a quick joyride I went to test putting the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By mikeijay23
Thanks for your replies guys. I don't...

Thanks for your replies guys.

I don't really remember even using my horn for quite some time - defiantly not the violently? Maybe I don't know my own strength!

My girlfriends...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By mikeijay23
So I'm in the car today and the girlfriend just...

So I'm in the car today and the girlfriend just pointed out that my steering wheel badge is all dented and bashed up on my F32 - It's only 2 years old just hit 10k miles. Owned loads of BMW all taken...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014) 01-31-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By mikeijay23
I have 2 from a 2011 E90 and another from 2007...

I have 2 from a 2011 E90 and another from 2007 E93. If you're near San Diego you can have one. I think you need a key fob dock like the service writers have at the stealerships to code them.

Sent...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014) 01-23-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By mikeijay23
Spot the Difference! Feels the same weight - ever...

Spot the Difference! Feels the same weight - ever so slightly different but its not exactly like BMW have their own key factory :rofl:
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014) 01-23-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By mikeijay23
If I can get my key working and confirm its legit...

If I can get my key working and confirm its legit - I can order another and stick it in the post to you!

I was thinking of getting another spare to the spare anyway as my FiancÚ looses...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014) 01-23-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By mikeijay23
I only got one when I bought my other half's car...

I only got one when I bought my other half's car and I bought the MagiDeal 3 Button 868Mhz Keyless Entry Remote Fob Key from Amazon.
...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014) 01-10-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By mikeijay23
Drivers window does a 'Chuckle Brothers?'

Happy New Year Everyone!

Just picked up a lovely E88 118i M Sport for the misses. It's got 53k on the clock and for a nearly 10 year-old car it still feels as sharp as my 420d!

So...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-08-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By mikeijay23
Just a quick update.... No error codes in...

Just a quick update....

No error codes in 200 miles since bungs were replaced. With this sorted I finally had a chance to do the Vanos Seals. Even though it takes 200 milew to bed in the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-23-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By mikeijay23
Thanks, one of the first things I always clean or...

Thanks, one of the first things I always clean or change if I feel a car is underpowered. Cleaned it first and then bought a brand new OEM (VDO) one.

Car felt better for a day and then reverted...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-23-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By mikeijay23
Thanks, one of the first things I always clean or...

Thanks, one of the first things I always clean or change if I feel a car is underpowered. Cleaned it first and then bought a brand new OEM (VDO) one.

Car felt better for a day and then reverted...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-23-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By mikeijay23
Z3 2.2 M54 - ECU Doesn't register air flow until 3.5k RPM? Any ideas?

Hi Guys

Bought a lovely Z3 (2001 M54 2.2) a few months ago.

Drives very well and sounds lovely - but had a persistent issues that I have not been able to shake...

1) After an ECU reset the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By mikeijay23
So today I went to the car, and once again it...

So today I went to the car, and once again it didn't start after working well yesterday. Used the dash diagnostics test 9 to see the reading of the voyage. I was getting a 123 and upon starting (or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By mikeijay23
A lie-in tomorrow? sounds like my kinda fix! ;) ...

A lie-in tomorrow? sounds like my kinda fix! ;)

Funny how all the best solutions to life's challenges often involve going back to bed!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By mikeijay23
Thanks, everything sounded like it was starting...

Thanks, everything sounded like it was starting up nicely - it took me by surprise when it didn't start. No lights flashing or any change to the usual start sounds.

I keep a little OBD in the car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By mikeijay23
Cold - Would not start... then started 1 hour later??

Hey Fester's!

Its got super chilly in the UK and today in an effort to turn over a new leaf i decided to get to work an hour early.

Unfortunately, my beloved little 318ci just would not start?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,688
Posted By mikeijay23
I have to admit, originally I was going to leave...

I have to admit, originally I was going to leave it amber as I have a astigmatism - worried I would see a constant halo. Nada - zip - just nice clear and fresh. The only distraction I have is looking...
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