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  1. The Livster

    520d/530d conundrum.

    My 530 has covered 19k with an average of 46.9 ( obc) mixed driving. i came from an M5 so wanted the bigger engine. Its a dream , quick, quiet , smooth and economical . Get the 530 you will not be disappointed.
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    About to pull the trigger on a new G30 530d

    Great engine , 19k on mine now think its starting to run in
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    Ride, Noise, RoF Tyres And All That Stuff

    4000 miles and tyres below 3 mm ?? my 530 is 18k in and still on original tyres
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    Contemplating a G31... ivory interior

    Same spec as mine, still looks good after 2 years, no kids though !!
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    New G31 owner - first impressions

    On my regular 600 mile round trip to Aberdeen in ECO Pro the OBC tells me I freewheel for about 140 miles, must have an impact on economy
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    Best phone holder...?

    Well I can assure you its not on 2019-2
  7. The Livster

    Best phone holder...?

    Never managed an online update in 2 years , I do a manual update so I know I always have upto date version, but its still way out of date,
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    Best phone holder...?

    I am running the latest BMW version and it is at least 6 months out of date. Waze has shown the Aberdeen By-Pass since it opened but still missing off BMW Sat Nav
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    First Service

    My 530d is booked in for 2 weeks time, 2 years old 15000 miles told me to expect 1.5 hours
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    F10 to G30 - 530d M Sport

    Tried it, works everytime Thanks
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    F10 to G30 - 530d M Sport

    The foot opening the boot is the same on mine, I must look a right clip to the casual observer
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    Icon lights not happy in cold weather?

    Over 18 months all weathers never had an issue , needs checking
  13. The Livster

    530D - Buyers Regret

    11000 miles in my 530d is showing 46.8 average in all conditions and hits mid 50’s at 70 ( cruise set to 75) I’m well happy and the engine is a peach
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    New G30 owner - 530E picked up last week

    Enjoy, 18 months in to my 530d and it is a brilliant car , same colour too
  15. The Livster

    Real world mpg and range

    Since new to 10500 miles my 530d is showing average of 46.7 , very pleased with that
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    Joining the G31 Crowd

    So snow tyres and or 4 wheel drive mean you never have an accident in snow or ice !!
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    Wheel/Tyre Insurance

    Always take it, had 3 claims. ( different cars) within first 6 months of ownership ( tyres) never an issue and almost covered cost of policy
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    Joining the G31 Crowd

    Did many a return trip NE of England to Aberdeen last winter in G30 on original tyres without issue, been doing same journey over 10 years in a variety of 2 wheel drive BMW’s including M5 without issue.
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    Adblue refill

    Just pver 10k in and mine still shows 4000 miles and no top up required
  20. The Livster

    Key Priority

    Your wives have a key !!!!!!
  21. The Livster

    Just ordered my new G30 (photos)

    The engine is a beauty, I am averaging 46.5 over 8500 miles. ( OBC) It is fast when required smooth and quiet . On 300 mile drives up to Aberdeen can get upto 54 mpg, sure you will love it
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    2018-2 Maps available from Download Manager

    Just done it while car sat on drive took about 20 mins
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    G30 520d vs F10?

    can’t comment on 520 but the 530 engine is fantastic, coming from an M5 it is still quick enough ( most of time )
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    Reverse Camera G30

    Had an issue with surround camera’s on a 640. Took a couple trips but dealer sorted it ( did require some new wiring from Germany) Will be keeping an eye on G30 for any repeats
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    Reverse Camera G30

    Strangely mine did exactly that yesterday. Was fine after turning ignition off and back on
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