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Old 1st June 2017, 20:49   #46
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Engine Oil Change Update & More :

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The car was serviced and all the required consumables were changed around 18,300 kms, I bought the car when it was at 19,100 kms, Current ODO is around 24,500 kms, (Clocked around 5,500 kms in about 2.5 months, Most of it in & around city) Even though idrive was showing 1200 kms for the oil change i decided to get it done, I might have to travel for a 1500 kms trip any day and i wouldn't have liked to cross the oil change mark, I am really particular about changing the engine oils in my car's on time, Rather most of the time its always 1000 to 2000 kms before its due.

This was my second dealing with Infinity Worli and i am again impressed, Earlier they replaced the rear fog light in half hour & even rectified the oil change data since they had not updated it during the 18,000 kms service.

My SA even told me since the engine oil was changed at 18,000 kms you can still use it for 2,000 to 3,000 kms more & they can update the data in the car, Well i didn't feel like risking it, I have by no means taken easy on the car, Have been gunning it at every open stretch i get, Since the car was already there i asked them to change it anyways as i did not want to send the car back after a couple of weeks.

Now the Estimate i received had a total amount of 61,000 INR!
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Only after looking closely i could see they have added several multiple things which according to them was "Recommended". Polishing, Interior detailing, AC Fumigation (3.4k) etc, I asked my SA to simply remove all such things including alignment & balancing (I had done it a while back at Straight line) & the total bill came up to 15,xxx ! I don't blame them, The email i had clearly mentioned all extras under recommended, All of it was removed quickly & i was completely not forced to go for any of it so all good.

I was pleased to see i was not charged for pick up & drop facility & not for a car wash as well, The car was shining from outside & inside both. A Few other people had reported Navnit Motor in Andheri charges for both these things.

Final Bill :
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Also got a M performance booklet with all the details of the M accessories & also a superb BMW Calendar.

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Just a week after i had bought the car i had a rear right fog light bulb konked off, Even the wipers had to be changed, Since one day i was already near Andheri, I called up Navnit motors to check if they had the wipers and the fog light in stock & the cost for it, After keeping the call on hold for 5 minutes they confirm both the parts are in stock, With wipers costing 4k a pair & fog lamp assembly 4k as well, I was confused on the fog lamp assembly part still i decided to drop down anyways, They checked the car & told me the rear right fog lamp assembly has to be changed and its not in stock, The part would cost me 16k and will take 2-3 weeks to come, About the wipers they said they don't have it in stock & it costs 10k, I told them why did they tell me over the phone that both the parts were in stock? I did not get any reply, The car was handed over to me in a very dirty way, My car had gone in cleaner & came out dirty & messed up, I bought the wipers from outside & Fog light was changed in 10 minutes at infinity worli which costed me 1.6k for a long life bulb.

Even if i leave this as a one of experience i myself have got to know couple of stories from friends where navnit motors had ripped off their customers, Even the dealer from Quick car world asked me to stay away from Navnit motors because of what his clients had experience with them as well. For people who have warranty & BSI don't need to worry though, Still keeping your eyes & ears open are always good.

Features discovered

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I totally had no idea the shortcut keys are touch sensitive, You can just keep your finger over them slightly & move from one number to another shows & toggles the shortcuts you have saved, Super cool! I have set number 1 has my home address in navigation, Where ever you are and you want to head back home, Just press the number 1 key & navigation to your home starts!

Wiper Stalk has a green light which lit's up when you activate the auto wiper function.
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She drives like a dream, I look forward to get up everyday & find reasons to take her out.
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Factory visits? No problem too!
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Lunch is just another excuse!
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Next update, Maybe with some modifications..
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Update :
I knew it, I could not even wait more than a couple of months to modify her a bit, Even though she was aggressive with the M sport kit, There is soo much more that can be done, I had seen a couple of pictures of a 530d with quad tips, The heck have seen a couple of 530d's around Mumbai with them, Looked really aggressive/Wicked, A quick call to a best friend of mine and he directed me to guys who does such kind of work specially and have done it on several 530d's before.

All the work was done at Suchila Autotechnik, I am satisfied with their work, They also fixed my driver's side door actuator which was giving me issues (Not locking/Unlocking by key & Unlock button inside)

Have got the carbon fibre diffuser along with Akrapovic tips with custom piping to activate the extra tips as well (I did not want to have dummy tips on the other side)

I haven't had a chance to click proper pictures of it, But here are some of the pictures of the car as of now.

I totally love this picture!
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German trio decided to park for some photoshoot in the fog
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A Random click while walking
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Look what's ahead of me
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Rear Fog lights in action!
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Monster in the jungle?
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tanveer_255, I think iliketurtles did this
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Notice Got BHP?
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Going up the ghat's
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German Trio again!
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Further cosmetic modifications planned,

1. Carbon Fibre Front Lip/Swords
2. Lip Spoiler
3. M Style Carbon Fibre Replacement ORVM cover

Also, Being tired of inaccurate tyre pressure machines are pumps, I decided to get my self this, Michelin MN-4203 Digital Tyre Gauge.

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Really liked it, Shows me accurate tyre pressure. Small enough to be easily kept anywhere in the car. It also comes with a tyre tread depth gauge, Both my rear tyres are on 7.1 MM & front at 7.2MM, Seems the Turanzas are holding on pretty good considering that more than 6,000 kms is already clocked on them & people who sit next to me or join me for drives know, I floor every chance that i get!

Until next update, Ciao!

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Update :
I knew it, I could not even wait more than a couple of months to modify her a bit, Even though she was aggressive with the M sport kit, There is soo much more that can be done, I had seen a couple of pictures of a 530d with quad tips, The heck have seen a couple of 530d's around Mumbai with them, Looked really aggressive/Wicked, A quick call to a best friend of mine and he directed me to guys who does such kind of work specially and have done it on several 530d's
Until next update, Ciao!
I am a silent follower of your car ownership thread and i was damn sure that the mods on the beast will start within a span of few months. Love the wicked rear too. Keep them coming buddy...
Drive safe.
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I am a silent follower of your car ownership thread and i was damn sure that the mods on the beast will start within a span of few months.
Haha, Indeed! Some more things are coming real soon, I don't think i can stop playing with her & ill be always thinking/Doing something with her every now and then.

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Love the wicked rear too.
Thanks man.
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Update :

I have already driven her 7,200 kms in a little more than 3 months time, She is a dream to drive every time i take her out, Had gone to this lovely place 160 kms away from the city, What roads, What scenes totally mind blowing, There were parts were i felt i was really not in India, This was probably one of the best drives i have had, Burned rubber, Burned fuel, Burned some oil, But nothing is worth more than the smile that's pasted on your face all the time your driving, Big thanks to Bhpain varun raizada for pointing out this location!

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Left home with 7.2 MM of thread dept on both the rear tyres, Came back with only 5.9 MM left! 2000 Kms of Brake pads life gone, 1000 kms of engine oil life burned! All of this in a 320kms round trip! Now that's how one should live his life with a 530d!

The clouds above made sure we had a lovely weather all the time!
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Rear view camera inside was showing everything which was below the bridge! Think taking pictures is easy? Think again!
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Spot the photographer
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She attracts attention everywhere!
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Super smooth tarmac!
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Also empty!
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Lip smacking gaoti food? Right in the middle of nowhere!
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Bhpian AjayS too agreed it was the best drive he had ever been on!
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Trip detail, One of the best drives i have ever had!
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Replaced the under door lights myself for the front 2 doors, Total damages 437 Rs.
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Will be going to the same place again in a couple of weeks time,
Some impulsive videos taken of the drive, Absolutely loved the place.





Coding : A Superbly friendly guy coded my car from another city via remote support by sending his cables and software via courier for a super cheap cost, He was very friendly, Super Quick & extremely flexible to work with, His contact details are as follows. Honestly i could have got the cable & software & done it myself but with busy schedule i directly wanted to eat the cake this time rather than cook it first.

Sebastian : 09822127989

Please note: I am sharing his details so it can be of use for someone else, I am in no way related to him.

Most of the features were already activated in my car, Still following are the things i decided to do.

1. Disable Auto Start Stop by default
2. Rear View camera Zoom
3. M Animation on Idrive While Startup
4. One press button on key for folding mirrors while locking
5. Enable Dvd In motion playback
6. Navigation 2017 Map Update (For a super cheap price)

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Until next time! Perhaps with some carbon fibre bits installed!

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This was probably one of the best drives i have had, Burned rubber, Burned fuel, Burned some oil, But nothing is worth more than the smile that's pasted on your face all the time your driving,
Left home with 7.2 MM of thread dept on both the rear tyres, Came back with only 5.9 MM left! 2000 Kms of Brake pads life gone, 1000 kms of engine oil life burned! All of this in a 320kms round trip! Now that's how one should live his life with a 530d!
Way to go buddy. After looking at your pics I am sure many mumbai Bhpians will vote for this location for the next meet. Love the M Sport light.
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Your car looks great Tanveer!

Do the quad exhausts give a better engine note or power or are they purely aesthetics ?

Also, does this Sebastian do coding just for BMW or can he do some tricks on MB and Audi too?
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Way to go buddy. After looking at your pics I am sure many mumbai Bhpians will vote for this location for the next meet.
Indeed the place was superb for a drive, Would be every enthusiasts dream to drive there!

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Love the M Sport light.
I had actually ordered for just the M Logo, But they sent me this and surprisingly i liked this one more once i saw it in person.

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Your car looks great Tanveer!
Thanks man!

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Do the quad exhausts give a better engine note or power or are they purely aesthetics ?
They are purely aesthetics for now, Both sides are active via custom piping though, Being a diesel i need to do proper research before trying to extract any kind of extra performance & sound.

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Also, does this Sebastian do coding just for BMW or can he do some tricks on MB and Audi too?
Only BMW for now.
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She is exactly 4 months and a day old for me & i have already clocked more than 9,000 kms with her! Superb to drive every single time & i still getup every morning with a itch to drive her somewhere.

She is visiting the highways every weekend! 5th weekend in the row for me, With 3 of them being the same destination as before, Tamhini Ghat! Superb Roads, Monsoon and a 6 cylinder RWD

One of those really superb drive was with Bhpian iliketurtles remapped Jetta & Bhpian danishp9797 520d to Tamhini ghat and back! Had fun ! We were soo into the drive that we really din't even click some good photos!

Turtle and his not soo turtle ride, Enjoying the view
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White color bimmer will be my all time favourite!
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I was really taking it easy on the way back, Cruise control check! Adaptive LED's ON Check! Eco Pro Mode Check! Navigation Check! Auto Wiper check! & all i had to do was enjoy the view and some good music.
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I don't let the fuel level drop below 100 kms of range & i fuel up only till the auto cut off, Is also recommended to do the same in the manual.
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Planning to complete the 10,000 kms mark of driving her before the end of next week!
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Great thread mate!! Fantastic pictures of the car esp the monsoon drives. Reminds me it's been a while I have seen the winding roads, been doing mostly regular highways off late.

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She is exactly 4 months and a day old for me & i have already clocked more than 9,000 kms with her! Superb to drive every single time & i still getup every morning with a itch to drive her somewhere.
She is visiting the highways every weekend!
hey myte,
good to see a trouble free ownership experience. I would strongly recommend to go for this ceramic coating by your known detailer. I have seen quite a few blue germans with this coat and the depth of the color just impresses me to the extent that the money is worth. and it does come with less maintenance and shiny car for quite a long period. Paint protection is another side effect. below my comments on related thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...-useful-8.html (Ceramic Coating - Is it really useful?)
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She is exactly 4 months and a day old for me & i have already clocked more than 9,000 kms with her!
That's like 100 km every working day!

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She is visiting the highways every weekend!
She's really built for the open road. Glad you're taking her out so often. I had a 2,000 km round-trip (Goa) in April, and just did another 1,000 km drive last week.

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White color bimmer will be my all time favourite!
Drool-worthy 5-Series. Love white as well as silver. I've seen this particular car somewhere; can't put a finger on it, but have definitely admired it in person.

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I don't let the fuel level drop below 100 kms of range
Would suggest filling up when the tank is at the 1/4th level. It's anyway got a big belly, so not like you'll be doing it too often. Sometimes, a 100 km range can mean just 7 liters in the tank. The only time my car has seen its 'fuel reserve light' on has been on the used car dealer's parking lot.
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Drool-worthy 5-Series. Love white as well as silver. I've seen this particular car somewhere; can't put a finger on it, but have definitely admired it in person.

Please pardon my mistake if I haven't quoted properly since I'm new on this forum.

Thank you so much GTO. A compliment coming from you makes me feel so good.
Also you may have seen my car around south mumbai or suburbs.


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Eco pro? Well that's a first. Never seen the car driven that sedately either, must be the sangat ka asar

It was a superb drive though, that one crazy stretch apart. Large swoopy bends, asphalt on large parts of the road and greenery that would give Hulk's complexion a complex.

Begs the question, where to next?
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Great thread mate!! Fantastic pictures of the car esp the monsoon drives.
Drive safe.
Thanks mate!

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hey myte,
good to see a trouble free ownership experience. I would strongly recommend to go for this ceramic coating by your known detailer. I have seen quite a few blue germans with this coat and the depth of the color just impresses me to the extent that the money is worth. and it does come with less maintenance and shiny car for quite a long period. Paint protection is another side effect. below my comments on related thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...-useful-8.html (Ceramic Coating - Is it really useful?)
Hey, Thanks man! I will be taking a call on this after the monsoon, I have already got a couple of quotes varying from 30 to 50k, I have seen these coats in person but frankly i am the old school kind of guy to get the car polished at a reputed shop every 6 months, But well maybe i might just give the ceramic a shot.

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That's like 100 km every working day!
Haha, Indeed!

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She's really built for the open road. Glad you're taking her out so often. I had a 2,000 km round-trip (Goa) in April, and just did another 1,000 km drive last week.
Couldn't agree more, The way she eats up those kms, Regardless of the distance you have covered you feel you had just started, The engine + Gearbox combo is totally unbeatable.

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Would suggest filling up when the tank is at the 1/4th level. It's anyway got a big belly, so not like you'll be doing it too often. Sometimes, a 100 km range can mean just 7 liters in the tank. The only time my car has seen its 'fuel reserve light' on has been on the used car dealer's parking lot.
Totally true, I too had just seen the reserve light come on once.

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Eco pro? Well that's a first. Never seen the car driven that sedately either, must be the sangat ka asar
It was a superb drive though, that one crazy stretch apart. Large swoopy bends, asphalt on large parts of the road and greenery that would give Hulk's complexion a complex.
You already know that i had distraction level to 100% And you already know why was the 530d being driven sedately & in eco pro mode on the way back

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Begs the question, where to next?
I am thinking more extreme this time, How about Singapore ?
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