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June 19, 2017, 08:32:00 PM by wilsbrough | Views: 335 | Comments: 11

So i got my insurance renewal quote today from Adrian flux, who i have been with for about 3/4yrs now. my previous car being a pretty modified (engine wise) astra 2.0 turbo. All mods declared i was paying £460 fully comp. Now for the 3.0 petrol (stock) x3 they wanted £870 fully comp....?? The astra was a hot hatch with about 30/40bhp more than the x3. I have no idea where they got that price from....
June 19, 2017, 06:12:38 PM by CarNoir | Views: 365 | Comments: 3


Hello all - My 08 3.0 sd E70 has a noisy wheel bearing, probably front. My friendly local indy garage guy has had a drive and each wheel off the ground but he cannot at this point diagnose which beating is bad. He suggests running the car until it becomes obvious which bearing is the culprit.

I've looked online and bearing prices vary enormously; a front can he had for anything be...
June 18, 2017, 08:22:32 PM by snrbrtsn | Views: 427 | Comments: 2

Overall car drives fine no concerns when abused it's like a scalded cat!

However, on a sensible driving day, once up at cruising speeds 60/70mph and settled into the cruise (no cruise control in use), when light power is requested car stumbles and gives hesitance / vibration, push the pedal further to kick down point and a gear is dropped and away it pulls.
It does not present it...
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