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Old 21st March 2016, 13:10   #406
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Had organised a German Car Drive [DDT] to Aamby Valley, Lonavla;

The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1458545970.091159.jpg

^From L to R - Skoda Octavia 1.8 TSI, BMW 530d, BMW 328i, BMW X3(30d), BMW 320d, Accord V6 (German Member driving Japanese car), VW Polo GT.

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Yokohama Advan Sport V105;

Tyres arrived a few days back & will be fit today;

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Size: 245/40 R18 (All 4)
Made In Japan
Date of Manufacturing: 5015 (December 2015)
Price: Rs 21,000/Tyre (With Bill)
Sourced them from Tire Right, Bhandup (west) (Official Pirelli Store - Tire Right (Bhandup, Mumbai))
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Yokohama Advan Sport V105;

Tyres arrived a few days back & will be fit today;


Size: 245/40 R18 (All 4)
Made In Japan
Date of Manufacturing: 5015 (December 2015)
Price: Rs 21,000/Tyre (With Bill)
Sourced them from Tire Right, Bhandup (west) (Official Pirelli Store - Tire Right (Bhandup, Mumbai))
Just curious, you are running a staggered set up earlier right, any particular reason for dropping it?
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Just curious, you are running a staggered set up earlier right, any particular reason for dropping it?

OE was a 225/45 R18 squared setup which I changed to a staggered 245/40 at rear.
With 245/40 R18 squared setup i get to do tyre rotation (Hence more life). Other than that there are many other advantages which il put up later in another thread
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Finally got the tyres installed last weekend & here are some WIP pics;

The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1459870551.203569.jpg
The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1459870586.537214.jpg
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The tires were fitted at Tire Right, Bhandup (Official Pirelli Store - Tire Right (Bhandup, Mumbai)) & was a job well done

Have barely driven the car post the upgrade, will post a full review once i have driven enough to give a feedback

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Suddenly this popped up on the idrive & it was about time it did;

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Il get an 1L engine oil picked up from the service centre & top it up coming week
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Okay so i got the Engine Oil picked up today from Navnit Service centre;

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Good to see it was ready in stock considering there are not many petrol BMW's on sale today

Will top up tomorrow & report back

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Good to see it was ready in stock considering there are not many petrol BMW's on sale today
The import date is pretty old Dec 2014 and not to be confused with manufacturing date. Though engine oil do not have an expiry date, but Navnit Motors seems to be having very old stock for BMW petrol models.
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Hey Karan, I am hooked up to your thread and those modifications you did in your F30. It does speak out! I showed up your car pics to my friend who owns a 320d, and he loved the black grill and he did to his car !
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The import date is pretty old Dec 2014 and not to be confused with manufacturing date. Though engine oil do not have an expiry date, but Navnit Motors seems to be having very old stock for BMW petrol models.
I was waiting for someone to point that out, Thanks !

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Hey Karan, I am hooked up to your thread and those modifications you did in your F30. It does speak out! I showed up your car pics to my friend who owns a 320d, and he loved the black grill and he did to his car !
Thank You CGB !

Im glad that my thread helped your friend with his modification, do share the pics of his 320d when you can
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Thumbs up Engine Oil Top Up :)

So finally topped up the Engine oil;

Before topping up 1L i had measured the oil level & this was the reading;

The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1462087451.591030.jpg

Another point to note was that the engine has to be warmed before topping up, so i took the car for a quick fuel up & air check & got back to my building till then the engine temperature was warm enough so i shut down the car and topped up the 1L, a simple & fun DIY

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Engine oil level normal again;

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Job well done

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Another point to note was that the engine has to be warmed before topping up.
Why is it so, that the engine needs to be warmed up before refilling? Wouldn't hot engine oil be a cause of trouble while you are refilling?
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Why is it so, that the engine needs to be warmed up before refilling? Wouldn't hot engine oil be a cause of trouble while you are refilling?
I had been instructed by the Service person to do so.

Also another explanation would be the 'measurement of engine oil' (in iDrive) only takes place when the Engine is warm.
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Service due this month;

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Shall get it done coming week or next
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Earlier this week got new wipers fit;

The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1466245368.983875.jpg
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As my car isn't under BSI hence i sourced these wipers from a local aftermarket shop for Rs 1600/-

These were a perfect fit & Made in Taiwan by a company called DSC.

Was a simple DIY

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