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October 29, 2017, 08:39:32 AM

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My new purchase X5 40d m sport
« on: October 29, 2017, 08:39:32 AM »
Thought i would start a thread in here with some pics. Picked it up yesterday and unto now i am very happy with it. Just sold a Discovery 4 and first impressions are-
Its faster!
Its louder
Its a lot more planted on the road
Its smaller

None of which were much of a surprise  8)




i am thinking of changing the front kidney grills to black :-\ .
Paul

October 30, 2017, 09:17:03 PM
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« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2017, 09:17:03 PM »
A lovely X with a good spec   health to drive
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October 31, 2017, 06:59:03 PM
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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2017, 06:59:03 PM »
Hi

Car looks good and yes it's probably a better road car than the disco.

The wheels are a pain when the lacquer corrodes and is fairly common on them approx every two years so some have them painted rather than diamond cut. Did you manage to get the dealer to refurb them?

When doing the wheel refurb it's worth considering replacing the small M badge and the centre caps with new ones.

I think I paid about £70 all in from BMW but it just finishes off newly refurbished wheels
Graeme

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October 31, 2017, 09:17:03 PM
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Re: My new purchase X5 40d m sport
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2017, 09:17:03 PM »
The mudflaps do reduce the rubbish in the car but not all of it.  Given the size of wheels they need to be ‘large’.  I have then in the X6 and they aren’t too OTT.  :)
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October 31, 2017, 10:06:40 PM
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« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2017, 10:06:40 PM »
Car is very shinny indeed..! what polish do you use  O:-)
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November 02, 2017, 10:01:40 PM
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« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2017, 10:01:40 PM »
Looks nice!! Make sure you post some pics of wheels once done, I have just bought a set of secondhand OEM front kidney grilles which I have split and intend to have the outers (chrome part) painted body colour and leave the slats satin black.

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November 05, 2017, 08:08:29 AM
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« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2017, 08:08:29 AM »
Very nice!
Whilst a personal taste thing I preferred the look with the mud flaps

November 05, 2017, 03:43:11 PM
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« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2017, 03:43:11 PM »
Those 22’s look MASSIVE!!! Lol! Good the refurb shop were able to loan you some - like that.

Post a pic of the grill, keen to see how they look.

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November 06, 2017, 07:30:35 PM
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« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2017, 07:30:35 PM »
Curbed my front passenger side at the weekend what a sick feeling  >:(
Yours look great though :)
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November 06, 2017, 08:24:45 PM
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Re: My new purchase X5 40d m sport
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2017, 08:24:45 PM »
Wheels back from refurb and grill picture for Sit 8)




Looks lovely  :) what a difference those black slats made!!!  I take it your pleased!?!

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November 09, 2017, 07:27:12 PM
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« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2017, 07:27:12 PM »
Thanks Si, i have split the grills and done the centres satin black and think it looks much better. The other job has been to remove the mudflaps

Hopefully getting my wheels back from refurb on monday but until then i am running the refurb shops 22" loan wheels :puke:

Paul
I like that look tbh lol

November 10, 2017, 05:30:23 PM
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« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2017, 05:30:23 PM »
‘*’ marked tyres could be an interesting “challenge” for those.  I do like the design but the roads around me would wreck them  :(
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