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Cloudy :good:

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Stompie wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:44 pm
We've been waiting for one bolt since OH and his friend changed the timing chain in the big car a couple of weeks ago. It arrived today, was fitted and the old girl runs again. :good: :D
Tnks for the post - I must get baby in fora service - I think her timing belt needs changing - it is about every 4 years if I remember correctly
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Tnks for the post - I must get baby in fora service - I think her timing belt needs changing - it is about every 4 years if I remember correctly
Have always wondered why BMW recommends timing belt replacement on their 3 series engines every 60,000 miles or four years when my Mondeo's belt officially lasts for ten years. The BMW belt only drives the camshaft and oil pump and doesn't turn through any extreme angles. Plus both Ford and BMW buy in their belts from specialist makers such as Gates and one can't believe that BMW specify an inferior grade of belt. Sounds like a case of either extreme caution or a desire to create unnecessary work for BMW dealers.

But bubbles, please don't let me deter you from cosseting your baby. She deserves it and the belt is easy to access and shouldn't cost a huge amount to replace.
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Cooler and constant rain:lovely and fresh.
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Tom wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:47 pm
Tnks for the post - I must get baby in fora service - I think her timing belt needs changing - it is about every 4 years if I remember correctly
Have always wondered why BMW recommends timing belt replacement on their 3 series engines every 60,000 miles or four years when my Mondeo's belt officially lasts for ten years. The BMW belt only drives the camshaft and oil pump and doesn't turn through any extreme angles. Plus both Ford and BMW buy in their belts from specialist makers such as Gates and one can't believe that BMW specify an inferior grade of belt. Sounds like a case of either extreme caution or a desire to create unnecessary work for BMW dealers.

But bubbles, please don't let me deter you from cosseting your baby. She deserves it and the belt is easy to access and shouldn't cost a huge amount to replace.
Tnk - she needs a service anyway and the oil and fliter change thingie. She has now actually done over 100,000 miles :good: It doesnt cost that much to change the belt anyway and it is not very often so I dont mind. I always take her to the same BMWgarage and the service manager ha been there for at least 26 years and he loves her - plus I trust him as he tells me when something isnt importat and doesnt really need doing.
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Pleased me today - we dont hve to water the garden :lol: :lol: :lol:
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A Brit wins The Tour yet again and another wins the Hungarian F1 GP, plus the temperature has dropped to a more bearable level.

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I was going to say that a welshman has won the Tour. Brilliant achievement for him, and so nice to see the red dragon draped over his shoulders.

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Elstow wrote:
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I was going to say that a welshman has won the Tour. Brilliant achievement for him, and so nice to see the red dragon draped over his shoulders.

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Just collected a couple of twelve pack 33cl cans of Heineken from our local Intermarché for €5.34 apiece. I do believe that works out at less than £0.80/pint. Just the billet for this blistering weather. Not only that, but against all the odds and despite the pundits' prediction to the contrary, England beat India in the first test.

Czech Moto GP to look forward to tomorrow. Wonderful stuff.

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