Today I was out with our customer on a test drive with his stage 2 GAD tuned... — BMW Owners North

Today I was out with our customer on a test drive with his stage 2 GAD tuned F10 M5

Who would have thought on 2 separate runs in the DRY the traction light was flickering both runs up until & at 180+mph!!!!

Think someone needs an enormous wing!

Videos coming in the next few weeks when it's not gale force winds!

I never say this but that is one seriously seriously savage car not many cars scare me but that is scary as fook!!

my old E63 used to get traction in the dry after 60 or so... but you need some serious balls to do what this kid was doing today!!

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If anyone is thinking of insuring or getting a quote with FluxDirect I strongly... — BMW Owners North

If anyone is thinking of insuring or getting a quote with FluxDirect - I strongly suggest you avoid it at all costs.

I've been insured for less than a day, they emailed me demanding I called them or they'd cancel my policy without telling me why.

I rang up to cancel as I'd accepted a better quote with Brentacre and they are charging me £95 for one days insurance (bearing in mind my annual premium is less then £1k!!!). When I questioned it, I got spoken to like I was an idiot & when I said I'd make a formal complaint - I was laughed at!!!

They're good enough to sell you a policy with all the add-ons but there customer service leaves an awful lot to be desired!

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    Bradley Newlove shared Ultimate Detailing & Valeting's post to the group: BMW Owners North. — BMW Owners North

    Professional Winter protection (now using quartz coating protection)

    self cleaning technology! Can be applied onto any car.

    We apply this coating with a full professional machine polish using a paint Gage at one panel at a time. This will take out imperfections in the paint and gives it that ultimate shine, i will go ahead to

    clay bar your car, then wash your car using a 2 bucket method with grit guards in each bucket.

    Your car will be snow foamed using a PH neutral product so it does not harm the body work.

    I wash and seal the wheels using a non acid wheel cleaner

    and detail the remaining of the car inside & out. Quartz paint work sealant & protection will be applied. This takes at least a days work on each car.

    Prices start from £150, for bookings TEL: 07906241996.

    This would be a great Summer present for a car enthusiast or someone wanting to protect and prolong the life of there car!

    Detailing also adds value to your car.

    See the facebook page for my work and 5* reviews.

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      Photos from Neale Gobie's post — BMW Owners North

      BMW E46 M3,

      Titanium silver, Black Nappa leather, 19" alloys, SMG

      Stunning and extremely well looked after E46 M3 Cars of this type and age with low owners are extremely rare and my treasured possession is something I had no intention of selling but I fancy summit different Silver with the black leather seems to be a sought after combination and bodywork, paint, interior, engine etc are in exceptional condition. Full service history either from BMW main dealer or local BMW specialist. (Falcon engineering). I’m not in any rush to sell but this is a fantastic investment opportunity as the prices of these are rising by the minute. If you’ve owned one of these before you will know how amazing these cars are but there are a lot of multi owner, sketchy history versions out there which are probably cheaper but best avoided. Low owner versions are almost unique now and with prices on the up, you can’t lose!

      Now the bad new in the pics u can see light damage as I hit black ice over Xmas and ran out of talent lol I have been qoated £300 at max end February to do the work !

      Having owned the car it has become more of a weekend car so has a relatively low usage 120k total, under 7k miles per year. I have really looked after it and I would say it is mechanically flawless. Over the years, I have fixed anything that needs doing and have constantly had any known issues with these cars checked including rear springs, sub-frame etc and recent passenger airbag recall.

      Drives like an absolute dream and still makes me smile every time I drive it.

      Equipment and options include:

      Titanium Silver

      Black nappa Leather

      Auto lights

      Auto wipers

      Parking sensors (auto dip mirror)

      Bluetooth telephone prep.

      Electric Memory seats

      Bi-Xenon Headlights

      Rear Side Airbags

      Electric heated and folding exterior mirrors

      Climate comfort screen

      Front centre arm rest

      Navigation system with TV

      Hi-Fi Harmon Kardon

      M Double spoke 19” alloys

      SMG transmission and paddle gear change

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        Photos from Nasser Awan's post — BMW Owners North

        This BMW M5 came from a far today.

        this 5.0 v10 naturally aspirated engine is already tuned to an extent, but we can improve on that!!

        stock - 507bhp 520nm

        GAD - 537bhp 550nm

        great feedback with noticeable difference in throttle response and mid range punch... and a much much stronger pull!!!

        great value deals on software on these at the moment.

        contact me for more information.

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          Photos from Stephen Robinson's post — BMW Owners North

          E91 335d 2007 91000 miles FSH

          It is with genuine regret i am selling my E91 335d,has been the best car i have owned but need to free up some cash as we are thinking of moving and my mrs just doesnt get on with it.I think its in excellent condition in black and has MOT until July.The car comes with light grey leather interior,panoramic roof(that works properly),tinted glass,2x new goodyear f1 runflats on the rear.The car can return 45mpg with a steady foot but even driven hard can still easily acheive 30mpg.I will consider a cheaper part ex,golf gti,focus st etc but must be manual and 5 doors and obviously be cheaper than my car as i need to free up some cash.The car is £9500 with no offers as i genuinly do not want to sell but it has only covered 3500 miles in the last 6 months and i may as well just run a cheaper car.

          I will be removing the private plate

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            Photos from Grant Riley's post — BMW Owners North

            For Sale/Swaps

            E36 318is coupe

            MOT till November 2017

            No tax (due to new law)

            189000 miles

            Recent full service

            Hellrot red

            Full respray

            ACS type 2 front bumper

            Number plate delete

            E46 M3 grey front seats (electric, memory, lumbar support, inflatable bolster)

            LTW replica spoiler

            Msport door mouldings, rear bumper, side skirts, steering wheel and gear knob

            Scorpion back box

            Sony bluetooth radio

            Full black headlining

            Rear pull up privacy blind

            Sunroof

            Coilovers

            Felony form overfenders

            Drilled and grooved brakes all round

            Ideal car for an engine conversion

            Lovely car to drive

            Location Wirral, Merseyside.

            £1500 o.n.o

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              Kyle Smith shared Digital Tuning Solutions's post to the group: BMW Owners North. — BMW Owners North

              Remapped Plug and Play ECUs available for E36, E46, E39 and Z3. We carry over 50 ECUs in stock so we gaurantee to post the same day when ordered before 1pm. Prices start from just £140 inc delivery to the UK or £150 to the rest of the world.

              We don't just sell our own ECUs. We can remap yours by post with a 24 hour turn around before we send it back with prices starting at just £85 returned to you in the UK or from £100 to the rest of the world.

              Our services include: EWS delete, raised rev limiters, ABS Speed sigal delete, after cat o2 sensor delete, Secondary Air Pump Delete and a custom tune dependent on your setup.

              We now also offer EWS Delete standalone conversion and remaps on many more ECUs including E36 M3 3.2 (MSS50), E39 M5 (MSS52) and E46 M3 (MSS54). Get in contact to see if we can help.

              We are also experianced in helping with conversions and can offer wiring diagrams, pin outs and help and advice when fitting your new engine to a different car. We pride ourselves in our customer service and support.

              ECU's in stock and we offer shipping worldwide.

              Please PM our page as comments often get lost.

              https://www.facebook.com/DigitalTuningSolutions/po sts/1412200978832097

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                I m wondering if anyone can help This morning when I got in my e86 Z4 I turned... — BMW Owners North

                I'm wondering if anyone can help. This morning when I got in my e86 Z4 I turned the fan on to the windscreen to de-mist it but barely got any airflow, even with the fan on full, (EVEN when I tried the rapid de-mist button), the fan is roaring away, you can hear the air, but almost none is coming out of the windscreen vents (just one small patch on the driver's side). All of the other fan positions work fine, but not the windscreen one, this appears to have come on suddenly as I'm sure it was all fine yesterday. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks guys.

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                  Are there any E61 535d owners that are looking to upgrade to an M5 — BMW Owners North

                  Are there any E61 535d owners that are looking to upgrade to an M5?

                  I'd love to keep it, but it's just not practical any more and I need to release some cash from the car.

                  It's a 2005 (cheap tax) with 79k and full BMW history. If anyone is genuinely interested please let me know as it's going up for sale soon and I'll be on the look out for a E61 535d

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                    So I ve lost a little faith in my local BMW dealer today Yes I know that may... — BMW Owners North

                    So I've lost a little faith in my local BMW dealer today. Yes I know that may come as a no surprise from a stealer but I was always left feeling relatively looked after in the past.

                    Anyway last year the MOT'd the car. It passed with 2 advisories; play in ball joints on both sides. Naturally they suggested I book it in and get the parts replaced. But as GSF usually has a discount code every Friday I said I'd just wait rather than paying their over inflated prices.

                    A year down the line it's come round to MOT time again. I still haven't replaced the ball joints yet as I've had no real trouble from them. I know a guy that works at my local Subaru garage (from when I had my STI) and trust him inexplicably.

                    So I asked if he could MOT the car, guessing it was going to fail as I hadn't sorted the advisories out from last year so they must have got past the point of passing. It would fail, he'd give me a list of parts I needed to buy, I'd go to GSF and get them with a minimum of 40% discount, go back to him for fitment and re-test. Job done.

                    Sure enough the beemer failed but ONLY because the brake pads were down to 1.5mil. They had had the car on the shaker and wheels off, the lot and couldn't find ANY play in one side and only VERY minor play in the other.

                    So BMW would have charged me over the odds for parts and then labour on top all for parts I didn't need!

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                      Photos from Gaz James Whalley's post — BMW Owners North

                      Sadly i may be putting my M3 up for sale soon due to buying a house but what's a fair asking price? Here's a little about the car.

                      E46 M3 2003 (52) SMG

                      In Phoenix Yellow

                      Just under 94k miles

                      FSH

                      Harman Kardon upgrade

                      Black leather which is in really good condition no scuffs, crack or tears.

                      Steering wheel recently retrimed at royal steering wheels and extended paddles.

                      E9X illuminated gear knob

                      Subframe has been checked and no signs of cracking.

                      Wheels have been refurbished with new tires all round

                      Drives and pulls in every gear as is should.

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                        Photos from Matthew Schusler's post — BMW Owners North

                        BMW E39 £750

                        Extremely comfortable to drive

                        Paint work is looking fresh after a machine polish to wind back the years.

                        The gearbox is fantastic and very slick

                        Also has the option to manual shift

                        comes with a bundle of factory extras like

                        AC (duel climate control)

                        cruise control

                        ABS

                        ASC

                        Xe non headlights

                        Angel eye side lights

                        reverse parking sensors

                        high quality audio system

                        steering wheel controls

                        Arm rest

                        cloth seats (very comfy)

                        The engine is smooth and pulls very well

                        168BHP

                        The sound of the 2.5 straight six class.

                        No overheating issues

                        regularly serviced

                        The car comes with BMW E46 M3 CSL wheels which in my opinion sets the car off well

                        All tyres are within the legal limit

                        All main BMW service history up until 93k and serviced by myself and the previous owner after that.

                        Bad bits

                        Traction control light is on due to abs fault

                        Abs light is on the dash for an unknown reason but the abs still works.

                        Mot until 23/03/2017

                        Viewing is very much welcome and recommended.

                        Any questions give me a message.

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                          Photos from Danielle Croft's post — BMW Owners North

                          REDUCED

                          For sale 325 ci BMW msport

                          138k on the clock

                          Has Aircon, electric windows, cruise control, steering wheel controls, parrot hands free

                          Sitting on AP coilovers,

                          Smoked rear lights

                          All tyres are nearly new

                          Recently been serviced

                          New battery and alternator fitted recently

                          Some previous service history

                          Has been wrapped blue but under neath Imola red, apart from the drivers door and sill which is gold, also front bumper may need respraying

                          Comes with STANDARD wheels

                          Won't come with private reg

                          MOT until October 2017

                          Has been well looked after but recently has been took of the road due to buying a diesel for work

                          -Needs handbrake shoes and a 4 wheel alignment

                          Quick sale

                          £1400 ONO

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                            Photos from Andrew 'Shepy' Shepherd's post — BMW Owners North

                            BMW e92 2008 325i (3.0) m-sport manual

                            Work carried out since owning the car consists of.....

                            New hpfp + lpfp last year at BMW (still warrantied)

                            X6 new injectors fitter last year at BMW (2 year Warrenty)

                            New pads and disks last year

                            No expense spared on this car whatsoever

                            mot straight pass no advisories

                            2008 BMW e92 325i (3.0ltr) m sport

                            87k miles,

                            Black heated leather electric memory seats

                            Logic 7 sound system (harmon kardon)

                            X2 keys

                            Rear spoiler

                            6 disc multi changer

                            19" csl alloys potenza run flat tyres

                            Auto light

                            Auto wipers

                            Cruise control

                            Parking sensors

                            Elec folding mirrors

                            Full service history, Standard Features - Air Conditioning, Automatic with Two - Zone Control, Cruise Control with Brake Function, Park Distance Control (PDC), Rear, Alarm System (Thatcham 1), Anti - Whiplash Front Head Restraints, BMW Professional Radio with Single CD Player and multi changer and Auxiliary Input Point for Auxiliary Playing Devices (e.g. MP3 Player) and USB port, Electric Windows - Front and Rear, with Open/Close Fingertip Control, Heated Front Screen, Hill - Start Assistant, On - Board Computer (OBC), Rain Sensor, Seat Adjustment - Front, Electric with Driver Memory, Start - Stop Button, Tinted Rear glass, Tyre Puncture Warning System (TPWS), Remote central locking, Power steering, Electric windows, Cruise control. 4 seats leather.

                            COMPLETE HANDBOOK PACK AND SPARE REMOTE LOCKING KEY,

                            ALL ROUND - EXCELLENT CONDITION - A DREAM TO DRIVE AND IS COMPLIMENTED EVERYWHERE IT GOES - NEW BABY FORCES VERY RELUCTANT SALE!!!l £7495

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                              Photos from Daz Morris's post — BMW Owners North

                              D.V.Services

                              Professional Mobile Detailing & Valeting Services in the NorthEast

                              Mini Valet £25

                              Wash, Dried with a plush microfiber towel.

                              Hoovered (Not including boot space)

                              Glass and mirrors cleaned

                              Dashboard, plastics cleaned and dressed

                              Rubbish removed

                              Trims and tyres dressed

                              Full valet £45 -£95

                              As above

                              Full hoover

                              Carpets, Mats, Upholstery shampooed if needed

                              Leathers cleaned and conditioned

                              Glass polished

                              Full body polished

                              HD Luxurious Valet from £55-£105

                              As above

                              A Coat of HD Wax (gives a deep wet gloss look with an added up to 12 month paint work protection)

                              Glass Sealed ( repels rain )

                              Alloys Sealed

                              Excessive pet hair remove/mould/heavy stain removal extra £10

                              Prices dependent on size and condition of vehicle

                              Paintwork Correction

                              Machine Polishing

                              Soft Top Renovation and Sealing

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                                Stevo m8 Just to let you know that pf you intend to come down to the Lakeland... — BMW Owners North

                                Stevo m8 Just to let you know that pf you intend to come down to the Lakeland Motor Museum Via the Lakes the A592 is closed until April 7th due to sewer works, Your best bet is to ether use the A591 via Kendal bypass then turn on to the A590 to Backbarrow or use the M6 to junction 36 and follow the signs For Ulverston and Barrow , the museum is about 1 1/2 to 2 miles west of Newby Bridge take the first road junction after duel carrageway on the right and you are there.If you would like me to meet up with you there give me a shout as I only live 8 miles away in Ulverston.

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                                  530d 2006 — BMW Owners North

                                  530d 2006!!!

                                  Anyone experiencing or experienced strong and I mean very strong exhaust fumes when you let the engine tick over and occasionally it has faint blue smoke puff out only on tick over and piling away from a long period of tick over?? Thanks

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                                    Photos from Dan Bint's post — BMW Owners North

                                    u have for sale my bmw e46 320d

                                    has full red individual leather with matchin gaitors

                                    egr delete

                                    decat and debackbox with nice twin tips

                                    switl flaps removed

                                    k+n panal filter

                                    full m sport rep

                                    had full respray just over a year ago so very clean car

                                    cruise control

                                    aircon

                                    climate control

                                    recent brake pipes

                                    new caliper and new pads on front

                                    massive amount of recepits and histort with the car

                                    cheap tax i pay £15 a month for tax

                                    july mot

                                    158k miles

                                    bad points

                                    the passanger wing has bit of paint chipped off

                                    small dent on rear quater panal

                                    needs a service have the oil and filter with it tho to do the job

                                    £1600ovno located near redcar northeast

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                                      Bradley Newlove shared Ultimate Detailing & Valeting's photo to the group: BMW Owners North. — BMW Owners North

                                      Our yearly competition 2017. Ultimate detailing & valeting is giving one lucky winner a chance to win a winter car protection detail, which includes:

                                      2 bucket wash method with grit guards

                                      snow foam

                                      clay bar

                                      clean/seal all wheels and tires

                                      tire shine

                                      hand wax

                                      paint work will be sealed, giving 12 months plus protection on your car.

                                      This package is worth £150 plus.

                                      This can be done at your house or work place as we are mobile detailing company.

                                      All you have to do is like the ultimate detailing & valeting page (click on the link below to go to our page) and mention someones name who would love this detailing prize in the comments box and share the post. We will then pic one lucky winner once we get over 100 more likes and comments.

                                      https://www.facebook.com/mobile.valeting.detailing /

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                                        ATTENTION BMW OWNERS NORTH — BMW Owners North

                                        ATTENTION BMW OWNERS NORTH:

                                        We are arranging a meet for the spring, we have a date but we need a venue. Areas include the Lake District, North Yorkshire moors, and the Yorkshire dales. We need somewhere that's a nice drive to get to, has plenty of car park space for everyone (outside of their own customers) and serves food and drinks. Can people who know these areas please suggest places so that we can run a poll? Once we get the venue sorted I will create the event, and you can share it with any local north bmw groups

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                                          Out of interest as we re coming to the end of 2016 what BMW do you drive what... — BMW Owners North

                                          Out of interest, as we're coming to the end of 2016, what BMW do you drive, what sort of mileage have you covered in it in the last 12 months, and roughly what has it cost you in maintenance?

                                          I have a 730Ld, I've covered around 28,000 miles in it this year, and I think I'm roughly at around £4,300 in maintenance during that period.

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                                            Photos from Jason Fenton's post — BMW Owners North

                                            Just found this on an F10 forum, well jell.

                                            - Mod List

                                            - 3M Gloss Dark Red Wrap

                                            - 3M Gloss Black Roof Wrap

                                            - Forgestar 20" F14 Super Deep Concave

                                            - Falken FK452 Rubbers

                                            - SLEK Side Skirt Extensions

                                            - Akrym Front Lip

                                            - 3D Design Roof & Trunk Spoiler

                                            - OEM M5 Diffuser w/ 102mm tips

                                            - OEM M5 Axle Back Exhaust

                                            - KW v3 Coilover Suspension

                                            - R1 Concept Premier Drilled Rotors

                                            - Custom Burnt Copper Calipers

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