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Old 26th March 2009, 18:37   #76
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Few things speak of owner satisfaction as much as a return customer does. Looks like BMW is treating you well, Sahil.
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Old 26th March 2009, 22:42   #77
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Going in for a second fiver? Fantastic! Speaks volumes about the confidence that BMW has generated in their customer!
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well Sahil, seems like you have been "Beemered" Congrats for your next beauty.
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Congrats Sahil.

Do they have a better warranty other than the 5 year/60,000km service pack. 60k in five years isnt much right? Or is this in addition to what you get as default?
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Thanks guys. What can I say, I'm stung by the Bee-mer
The car has not given me any reason for complaint. The maintainence is tension free thanks to service pack and customer care at Navnit workshop is a class apart. Last but not the least the car is a brilliant package- feature packed, thrill to drive,precise handling.

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Do they have a better warranty other than the 5 year/60,000km service pack. 60k in five years isnt much right? Or is this in addition to what you get as default?
The basic warranty i think is 2 or 3 years unlimited kms.
I have the 5 years-100,000kms on my 525d since every highway trip is done only on this one. The 520d would share the highway running with our Endeavour hence 5 years-60,000kms is good enough. Although I do have the option of paying the difference later and upgrading.
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Nice report which shows how much you love your car. It does seem you are quite happy with your manufacturer to go in for another one. Congartulations for both!

Suspension issues over a speed breaker gone unnoticed is not very encouraging for a 0.5 Cr + Rupee car, but it seems the BSI coverage is just what the doctor ordered.

Just curious, what diesel are you using in your car, normal or turbojet? Any addtives?
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Congratulations on the new buy Sahil! So what tyres are you getting??
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congo on second buy.
what are the basic service costs involved? are they sky high like the mercs?
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Congratulations Sahil. You can't go wrong with that car. BMWs look great in Alpine white. How much did it come to on road?
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well Sahil, seems like you have been "Beemered" Congrats for your next beauty.
I would say double beemered! Cool man, am sure there are many people on this forum who want to own on 5er, and you are the lucky one who is going to own 2! Way to go! Congrats!
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@architecht: Only regular diesel. Like all german manufacturers BMW advices against premium diesel additives.

@iraghava: Most likely the boards favorite- PP2's

@dippy: OTR is below 40 lakhs

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congrats Sahil. 520D below 40 lacs is good value for money. AFAIK its not equipped with i-drive rt?
nice color choice as well!
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AFAIK the 520d has idrive but it has a smaller screen when compared to the 530 and doesnt play DvD's as well I guess.

Sahil - Great taste!
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Wow man, another high five. Congratulations, and I hope you will get a reg. no. 520 for this one like your current car. OTR below 40L means the registration RTO is the same as your 525d right? Because AFAIK OTR Mumbai it's 43.xx L.
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Wow man, another high five. Congratulations, and I hope you will get a reg. no. 520 for this one like your current car. OTR below 40L means the registration RTO is the same as your 525d right? Because AFAIK OTR Mumbai it's 43.xx L.
Yes, thats OTR thane.

If there is a new series opened up there are chance i'd get the 520 regn number but I am not gonna pay 10k extra to open up a new series like I did last time + bribes etc. I have seen a bunch of 525d/i 's with 525 regn, ruined the party for me Lets hope for the best !
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