High miles life with an F10 520d M Sport...100k and counting

theguvnor
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Re: High miles life with an F10 520d M Sport...100k and coun

Post by theguvnor » 17 Dec 2017, 19:25

Well i've taken the plunge and gone for the Driveline warranty with full BMW emergency service. Bit pricey at £95 per month but, as the timing chain is a 'lifetime of the vehicle part' ( and i double checked this bit with BMW ) as long as the services are up to date ( with OEM parts ) if the timing chain goes twag I'm covered. They start to rattle before they go and as I've said before my indie thinks regular oil changes are the way forward and as my motor gets new oil at least every 4 months i think I've got things covered.

And just done another marathon 7 hour drive ( Mumbles wales to drop my daughter off in Derby and back to Kiddy ) and i think the only thing that would tempt me out of this 520d is doing man maths and running an F10 M5. At least the mileage would pay for part of owning one!!

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Re: High miles life with an F10 520d M Sport...100k and coun

Post by cockneyrebel » 17 Dec 2017, 21:11

Good but pricey option Matt, but with the amount of miles you munch it's gotta be worth it :thumbup:
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theguvnor
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Posts: 1880
Joined: 01 Feb 2013, 19:32
Car model: E46 M3 Vert
F10 520d M Sport
E34 520i SE Touring

Re: High miles life with an F10 520d M Sport...100k and coun

Post by theguvnor » 20 Dec 2017, 18:48

Sorted a set of OEM BMW 17" alloys with Brudgestone Blizzacks with about 4mm left for £380 quid off flea bay , pick em tomorrow. Pics will follow at some point!! Five spoke design not the god awful standard SE ones...

theguvnor
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Posts: 1880
Joined: 01 Feb 2013, 19:32
Car model: E46 M3 Vert
F10 520d M Sport
E34 520i SE Touring

Re: High miles life with an F10 520d M Sport...100k and counting

Post by theguvnor » 03 Jan 2018, 19:41

Its been the F10's turn at the garage, service, vehicle check & microfilter. And swap on the newly acquired style 327 alloys I've got off fleabay with winter runflats. At least they look easy to clean! Probably going to have the M Sport 18's refurbed while they are off. Heres a bad picture from tonight...
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