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General Discussion / Re: BMW TwinPower Turbo
« on: September 21, 2018, 07:39:27 PM »
Seems to be, on further reading so far all indicators are that TwinPower nowadays mean twin-scroll.

also the N55 exhaust manifold 'seems' to suggest the airflow being split into 2, for the twin-scroll feed setup



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General Discussion / Re: BMW TwinPower Turbo
« on: September 21, 2018, 06:01:41 PM »
most literature suggests the modern TwinPower units are single turbo based.

the link I sent below reads 'modern BMW TwinPower engines don't necessarily use twin-scroll turbochargers, but they do have a distinct exhaust manifold that catches more exhaust pulses to feed the turbo and thus create more power with less lag'

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General Discussion / BMW TwinPower Turbo
« on: September 21, 2018, 05:47:36 PM »
so.. its not 2 turbos, its not a twin-scroll turbo, what exactly is the modern TwinPower Turbo then?

one read here, which has left my head spinning like a turbo!

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Other Marques / Re: 640i Cabriole
« on: September 21, 2018, 05:42:39 PM »
and the baby comes home  :-[   





ps.. signature already changed  :))


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Other Marques / Re: 640i Cabriole
« on: August 26, 2018, 05:59:27 PM »
[emoji23] I'm used to being hated - having had an X5 for long enough lol

Btw I can't believe u bought an F46[emoji12] I'm guessing u r loving it.

I so wanted to buy the Merc E350. Head was saying Merc but the heart kept insisting it had to be the beamer.


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Other Marques / 640i Cabriole
« on: August 26, 2018, 05:31:15 PM »
hello all,

My mission to buy a mid-life crisis car went from SLK or Z4 (posted here sometime back) to Porsche Boxter to Merc E350 cab to now finally in the process of purchasing a BMW 640i :P

The pre-owned 2011 car just came into the dealership is still being 'prepared' by BMW, est. 1 1/2 weeks before i  get it into my hands.

In the meanwhile would like to know if anybody has any experience with the F12, any pitfalls to watch out for..

Appreciate all words of wisdom :)

j

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The lounge / EGR Fire Risk.. related to the 'Korean Ban'
« on: August 16, 2018, 12:03:50 PM »
BMW Group press release on the issue, after the Korean ban  :blink:

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The lounge / Re: Undertaking
« on: June 28, 2018, 05:53:40 PM »
For clarity - That wasn't me :)


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The lounge / Undertaking
« on: June 28, 2018, 09:08:19 AM »
https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/advice/legal/undertaking/

Guuess it's not illegal strictly speaking, but it can be in a motorway situation - if not under 'AVG speed' or 'stay in lane'

Has anyone been booked?

How else do u pass all the middle-lane hoggers




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On the light side / Re: Teaching Maths in Britain.....
« on: June 12, 2018, 05:04:45 PM »
Lol


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General X5 Forum (F15) / Re: Won’t be long now....
« on: June 12, 2018, 04:59:14 PM »
Lovely interior - finally one to match the competition.

Front looks good, the grill is becoming bigger but still nice there's character.

Rear end never was great after they straightened it to get 7 seats in.

the tail lights are a desaster. Done away with their so called 'signature' L-lights?? What's going on even the M8 has the L-light. This looks like the ford s-max's rear end.


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The lounge / 2019 X5
« on: June 09, 2018, 08:41:13 AM »
https://youtu.be/rqTEuo-dAUE

Finally they've done it - love the interior, .. don't fancy the exterior though ass looks like a ford s-max


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How-To / Re: Reverse Camera Install (E53)
« on: May 18, 2018, 08:04:04 PM »
About a month ago.......keep up at the back  :))


Lol.  Guess spring is in the air and it's time to come out of hibernation. Or is it the royal wedding


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How-To / Re: Reverse Camera Install (E53)
« on: May 18, 2018, 04:34:41 PM »
Good evening all
It looks like you all have had fun installing camera, does any one have the diagrams Sanj’s has uploaded so i can have a look that would very appreciated

My pictures are back! I did nothing but was looking to get this fixed, looks like Photobucket have started to support hosting of pictures again....?

I'll check my other How To's.

and since when are YOU back?  :D :hi:

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Problems / Re: Battery kill switch
« on: March 22, 2018, 02:53:42 PM »
huh? meaning your kill switch doesn't exactly 'kill' everything? - how else do the front terminals have connectivity with the battery?

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