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Blobby last won the day on September 21 2018

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About Blobby

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  • Birthday 05/06/1964

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    East Sussex
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    Electrical Engineer

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    535d e61 LCi 2007 M Sport

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  1. Blobby

    Rant

    OK there's a new breed of annoying car drivers I came across this weekend. They are Jaguar and large Peugeot owners.. I have never been more pissed of with any other car then them.. Even Audi drivers are better. I set of just before 7am and before i got a mile down the road I had a iPace driver overtake me and then proceed to slow down for every bend or car coming the other way, yes i was doing the speed limit too, so i then followed him with main beams on until he finally turned off. The Peugeot drivers, it wasn't just one of them cut in front of me without indicating on an A road because they were in the wrong lane for a roundabout, I did in one occasion overtake him and cut back in front before the roundabout.. I think it's jealousy
  2. Blobby

    Trump, like him or loath him?

    Trump is a business man.. A complete loon but a business man, he is of course doing what will profit him, its obvious. I do wish he would come here and sort out our complete shambles of shit government and sort out Brexit
  3. Blobby

    Household gas leak!

    Can you smell gas anywhere. That seems a lot no matter if it is decimals of cubic feet or cubic metres Just get a gas safe engineer round and get them to test it ASAP.. Also check you don't have a suspicious hose pipe going to your neighbours house from the meter
  4. Mine used to spring up when i opened the tailgate, not sure about the glass. it doesn't do that anymore, I put it down to the wiring loom issue. I never knew they would return again when closed or unless that was an option
  5. Blobby

    535D turbo issues

    Going to the initial post, I don't think the actuators will move by just revving it.. I'm sure mine don't.. There are 3 actuators, Large turbo waste gate (not be confused with variable vane 525d/530d) Inlet airflow small/large turbo exhaust flow. The change from small to large turbo is around 1800-2000 rpm. The small turbo is boosting almost from tickover.. My DPF is removed and you hear it on tickover whistling 315bhp and 650Nm is a very conservative increase but if done correctly will return better MPG
  6. Blobby

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    Had to replace 2 front tyres after i noticed a large carbuncle on the side wall caused by a pothole. The tyres (Avons) were near the limit and the side walls were cracking because i hardly do any miles. Thing is the price of tyres has gone down before Hankooks were £150 each. now they are £115. Although I got them to put on some £70 each tyres (Can't remember the make)which are A rated and just coming back from a 400 mile round trip they grip brilliantly and are quiet, with no tram lining which i had with the Avon's, So I'll get a set to replace the Hankook's on the rear which are close to the limit
  7. Blobby

    Which e60/e61

    Just paid my pot hole tax (I know it's vehicle license and not road tax) which was £290 for a LCI 535d E61.. Sodding extortionate.. As for economy Managed 44mpg Sunday- Monday East Sussex to Hereford and back, which isn't bad. I did put the cruise on the speed limit especially around the M25 and road works and never ventured more than 1-2% over the speed limit. Except for overtaking a very annoying Jag owner who though his XF was quicker .. It wasn't 535d only come in auto, i think they can chew manual boxes or the clutches with the torque.. They can also chew autoboxes if you're not careful with oil changes
  8. Blobby

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    Yesterday lifted the bonnet for once in a long time and did a well overdue oil change.. Working it out my car does about 2200 miles a year on average..
  9. Blobby

    Rant

    Loud exhaust on small engine cars, for example there used to an old MR2 auto with a loud exhaust. All sound and no go. Might as well add small engined motorbikes with that too. Why would you want to draw attention to yourself when in reality you haven't broken the speed limit yet when it sounds like you're do 100mph, which it does for a long time as it's still in eye and ear shot for about a lifetime
  10. We use MS Outlook at work which via some sort of cloud magic also comes on our phones, so i now use that for all my reminders.
  11. Blobby

    Rant

    Lets add groups of wankers who steal mopeds then proceed to rob people in the street stealing phones etc.. Why can't we carry baseball bat and knock these shits on their arse.. There's one cocky shit where i live which rides his own (we think) moped around while using his mobile phone.. Oh how i wish i could place a concrete block in his path
  12. I swear they are all getting bigger all the time, soon the new 1 series would take up as much room as a 90's 7 series
  13. Blobby

    MOT changes.

    My MOT garage are a real nice group and generally they let me drive home as i live just down the road.. But i trust them to fix any issues and know i won't be robbed
  14. Blobby

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    Did you adjust the cable? from what I've seen its under the centre console
  15. Blobby

    Welcome to your i series forum

    I would go for the Kia Niro or Hyundai Kona, both offering near 300 mile range for around £34k
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