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Problems / Re: Front brake disc retaining screw
« on: January 16, 2018, 07:45:10 PM »
My new discs that I fitted a few months ago came with new screws.
And the discs for our Z4 came with new screws too.
Maybe different brands of discs give you screws, mine were Brembo.

Mine were Pagid and I had to buy new rertaining screws.

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General Discussion / Re: BMWlander
« on: January 16, 2018, 07:43:45 PM »
This works for me:-

www.bmwland.org.uk

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Problems / Re: Front brake disc retaining screw
« on: January 16, 2018, 06:10:53 PM »
New discs don't come with new screws, you have to buy them separately. I had to drill both of mine out as the garage who changed the discs last tightened the screws too much! Not sure what size tap you need. Don't really know why the screw is there as the 5 wheel studs hold the disc in place anyway!

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General Discussion / Re: BMWlander
« on: January 15, 2018, 08:15:10 PM »
Nothing yet at bmwland.org.uk

Site up and running again :)

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Car checked today and propshaft did not need changing :)

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Collected X5 today from cooper teesside  after service ,propshaft changed on recall also they are trying too
Get my wheels replaced again as a goodwill from bmw uk . Fantastic service by bmw teeside .

Hope Coopers in Durham are as good - mine goes in next week for propshaft check. :)

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General X5 Forum (E53) / Re: 2003 X5 4.6 petrol
« on: December 23, 2017, 10:24:48 AM »
Low 20s at a steady 70, high teens around town, low teens if you want to enjoy yourself.

Yep, that's about what I used to get out of mine :)

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General Discussion / Re: BMWlander
« on: December 21, 2017, 01:09:23 PM »
Update -
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Dear All, a quick update to say that despite my best efforts I can't get hold of a back up and it looks like the site has gone - again. I can't quite believe it but I've been massively let down by a company called North Hosts who simply stopped provided a service last week with absolutely no warning. After some thought, I'm going to start again but this time with a bulletproof, watertight, nuclear winter proof site with built-in contingency to ensure that no-one can let me down like this again. I can't give an accurate timeframe of when this will happen but I'll start working on it asap. As ever, thanks for your patience and apologies again for the disastrous events over the past week.


Ian

Thanks for the update and all your efforts to get the site going again. Good news that you are going to start a new site :ok:

Graeme

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General Discussion / Re: BMWlander
« on: December 16, 2017, 08:59:09 AM »
Same happened a few years ago but I had not followed it since. Was a new site started?

Yes, bmwland folded and BMWlander was started. It has been going for a few years now but it did have a problem a year or so ago when the site was down for a couple of days. BMWlander has been down for almost a week now :o :o

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General Discussion / BMWlander
« on: December 15, 2017, 07:55:02 PM »
Anyone know what has happened to the BMWlander site? I have not been able to get on for a few days now :(

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General X5 Forum (E70) / Re: Winter Star Marked Runflats.......
« on: November 07, 2017, 10:06:31 AM »
Do you know if you could use Audi or Merc tyres on an X5?

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General X5 Forum (E70) / Re: Advice Needed - Before Tomorrow Morning?!?
« on: October 04, 2017, 07:41:58 PM »
If your gut feeling is that you don't like silver cars and might not enjoy it then I would go with that and get the black one. It would be a shame to get the silver one and regret it.
Both cars look good and will drive exactly the same, so go for the one you would enjoy the most - the black one :)

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General X5 Forum (E53) / Re: Uploading a pic
« on: September 26, 2017, 08:42:01 PM »
Think I must be doing something wrong. When I upload my photo it appears in the Tinypic box. I then say add to post but nothing happens and when I submit my post the photo is not there. Any idea what I am doing wrong?

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General Discussion / Re: Folding mirrors
« on: September 25, 2017, 09:16:05 PM »
Just tried that and the mirrors don't move so it looks like some coding is required. Do you think an indy would be able to do this?

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General Discussion / Folding mirrors
« on: September 25, 2017, 08:48:17 PM »
The mirrors on my X5 fold in when I press the button on the drivers door. Can I get them to fold in automatically when the car is locked and unfold when the car is unlocked? The car is booked in later this week at an Indy for a service and brake fluid change and I wondered if they could get the mirrors to do what I want.

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