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Old 01-31-2012, 04:30 AM   #3921
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Old 01-31-2012, 04:32 AM   #3922
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Old 01-31-2012, 04:47 AM   #3923
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Old 01-31-2012, 07:52 PM   #3924
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I thought I would share a few photos and a video of the drive on the weekend with a Vantage, SLS and Murcielago.







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Old 01-31-2012, 08:01 PM   #3925
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Old 01-31-2012, 09:05 PM   #3926
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I thought I would share a few photos and a video of the drive on the weekend with a Vantage, SLS and Murcielago.
Any more pics?

I do love those SLS'...
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Old 01-31-2012, 10:09 PM   #3927
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Any more pics?

I do love those SLS'...
Sorry, none that turned out well as I was just using my phone It was more or a meet then a shoot.
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Old 02-01-2012, 01:09 AM   #3928
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Nice kim, aaron has done a great job with the aesthetics. Looks right at home with the other cars.
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Old 02-01-2012, 01:50 AM   #3929
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Old 02-01-2012, 02:35 AM   #3930
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Nice kim, aaron has done a great job with the aesthetics. Looks right at home with the other cars.
The Aston looks weirdly small next to Aaron's car too haha
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Old 02-03-2012, 07:55 AM   #3931
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Changed my fuel filter tonight. I think I was as high as my car in the pic below by the time I was finished. It was a bit of a b!tch! One of the fuel lines from the tank wouldn't pissing out fuel once it was disconnected. Ended up getting it all sorted though and only copped a couple of droplets of BP Ultimate to the eye...



Overall it isn't a difficult DIY but disconnecting fuel lines isn't for the faint-hearted...

I think I might give BMW a call during the week and see how much the job would've cost me. Would be interesting to quantify the savings.
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Old 02-03-2012, 08:07 AM   #3932
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Changed my fuel filter tonight. I think I was as high as my car in the pic below by the time I was finished. It was a bit of a b!tch! One of the fuel lines from the tank wouldn't pissing out fuel once it was disconnected. Ended up getting it all sorted though and only copped a couple of droplets of BP Ultimate to the eye...



Overall it isn't a difficult DIY but disconnecting fuel lines isn't for the faint-hearted...

I think I might give BMW a call during the week and see how much the job would've cost me. Would be interesting to quantify the savings.
I'm going to do this soon too. Which DIY did you use?
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Old 02-03-2012, 08:16 AM   #3933
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Only comments would be that the 7/32 didn't work to tighten the clamps, I used pliers instead. Make sure you have a big tray / and or bucket, just in case you run into the same issue as me. I think mine dropped about 1.5 litres of fuel in the time that it took me to call a friend and ask them what the fu** to do. Look away when you disconnect the fuel lines and disconnect them quickly, they don't have a lot of pressure in them but if you disconnect them slowly it can spray (think of holding your thumb over a hose pipe).

Also watch for the really small fuel line at the front of the filter. My hose got a slight crack in it when disconnecting but I was lucky that it was at the base so I just cut that bit off as there was enough slack. You should be able to easily remove that with your hands only, I wouldn't recommend using pliers on that one.

Apart from that it's really easy. It took me 1.5 hours. It's the kind of job that you don't want to rush, allow yourself a couple of hours. I could easily do it in 30 minutes now that I know exactly what to do but it's not worth rushing.
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Old 02-04-2012, 07:56 AM   #3934
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Old 02-05-2012, 01:59 AM   #3935
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hehe i did my fuel filter a couple weeks back, copped a squirt of fuel in the mouth but luckily i had some golf tees prepped for duty, such a piss easy job to do. let us know how much dealer would have charged.
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Old 02-07-2012, 01:35 AM   #3936
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Dealership were going to charge over $600 just for parts (fuel filter, pulleys and belts) and that included a trade discount. I paid $150 from Clickable automotive. I'm then guessing it would be 3 hours labour for belts, pulleys and the fuel filter plus disposal and all that crap. Would probably be circa $1100 all up I'm guessing.
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Old 02-19-2012, 08:35 AM   #3937
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Old 02-23-2012, 10:33 PM   #3939
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all i can do is sigh when i look at this thread! da-yum! hot cars guys!
i haven't found the time to do a 'proper' photo session with my 323i since i got a few things done to it. You can see the after and before shots. I'm really regretting not getting a 330i. soon as I'm off my Provisionals definitely purchasing an M3. but until then, its not bad for my first car

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