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Discussion Starter #81
2450 miles this month brings us to 68850. No spend in December.

3200 miles to the next service, rear tyres will want doing before then too so a bit of spend incoming but both should last January.

Totals
Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18

Total £18882.74

£1258.85 per month.
 

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Discussion Starter #82
2150 miles this month as it just nudged 71K miles.

rear tyres replaced with another set of Michelin Pilot sport 4, service will be needed in Feb but it's only a minor one.

Totals
Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19

Total £18882.74

£1180.17 per month

It is currently hanging, but as it's having a service this month i'll leave that to the dealership

Untitled by matt goodman, on Flickr

Untitled by matt goodman, on Flickr

Untitled by matt goodman, on Flickr
 

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Discussion Starter #83
2800 miles this month brings us to 73800.

£215 spent on a service, also got cleaned but a few days later and it's back to normal...

Untitled by matt goodman, on Flickr

Totals
Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19
Service - £215 - February '19

Total £19097.74

£1123.40 per month.
 

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Discussion Starter #84
Missed a month but to be fair there wasn't anything to report.... Same again this month but on 77700 miles now.

Gave it a spruce with the rest of the fleet too now the winter is over.

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Totals

Totals
Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19
Service - £215 - February '19

Total £19097.74

£1005.14 per month
 

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Discussion Starter #85 (Edited)
Only 1800 miles this month so now on 79500. No spend this month...

Totals
Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19
Service - £215 - February '19

Total £19097.74

£954.89 per month.

4 months until I need to replace it due to age and my car allowance. Looking at others for sale i'm hoping it will still be worth around £11K which would make this relatively good from a monthly cost perspective when all worked out.
 

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Discussion Starter #89
End June took us to 81500 miles so just 2K miles in June.

No spend again


Totals
Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19
Service - £215 - February '19

Total £19097.74

£909.42 per month.

It's going to need at least front pads, brake fluid change and an interim oil change this month..... Need to consider if i'm going to push my luck running this to six years old or get rid at the end of September (as per proper car allowance policy, I know i'd get away with leaving it) will all depend on if it's going to need tyres in the next three months and if the discs are ok as this will be a purely maths based decision. If I replace, it will be an M140i next.
 

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Discussion Starter #90 (Edited)
83500 miles as of the end of July after another 2K.

Brake fluid change and interim oil service this month at £302.... Daylight robbery, I know. If I keep it a bit longer the next service is a big one including spark plugs which I know BMW charge over £600 for so it'll be going to a specialist from now on if I keep it. Will be needing front discs and pads this month which is being done locally.


Totals
Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19
Service - £215 - February '19
Brake fluid and service - £302 - July '19

Total £19399.74

£881.81 per month.

officially two months now until I should replace but I'm thinking having done discs/pads I may run it another 6 months after that which should still see it just under 100K so retaining reasonable value, not 100% decided yet. Need to work out the service cost vs depreciation and the risk of needing to replace another set of tyres etc. As i've mentioned before, this is all done as a mathematical exercise.
 

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Discussion Starter #92
2K miles again this month so we are on 85,500 miles.

Had front discs and pads at an independent for £190 this month.

Totals
Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19
Service - £215 - February '19
Brake fluid and service - £302 - July '19
Front discs and pads - £190 - August '19

Total £19589.74

£851.73 per month.

We buy any car currently offering £11K which isn't bad all things considered....
 

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Discussion Starter #93
Only 1500 miles this month brings us to 87K. Just had it's MOT (another straight pass, no advisories) at £30 which is all it needed this month...

Totals
Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19
Service - £215 - February '19
Brake fluid and service - £302 - July '19
Front discs and pads - £190 - August '19
MOT - £30 - September '19

Total £19619.74

£817.19 per month

Theoretically, I should sell it now as it's 5 but i'm going to run it a little longer before deciding what to do next.
 

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Discussion Starter #94
2K miles this month took us to 89K. Just road tax this month...

Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19
Service - £215 - February '19
Brake fluid and service - £302 - July '19
Front discs and pads - £190 - August '19
MOT - £30 - September '19
RFL - £280 - October '19

Total £19899.74

£795.99 per month

Going to keep this up to 6 years old now I think.
 

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Discussion Starter #96
A bit late updating but another 2500 in November month put us at 91,500 miles

No cost incurred in Nov.

Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19
Service - £215 - February '19
Brake fluid and service - £302 - July '19
Front discs and pads - £190 - August '19
MOT - £30 - September '19
RFL - £280 - October '19

Total £19899.74

£765.37 per month

Will need some rear tyres soon.
 

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Discussion Starter #97
3200 miles in December saw us at 94700

No cost incurred in December

Was a bit grim after all those miles but it's scrubbed up well

Untitled by Matt Goodman, on Flickr

Untitled by Matt Goodman, on Flickr

Untitled by Matt Goodman, on Flickr

Car - £16993 - October '17
RFL - £280 - October '17
M performance exhaust - £375 - October '17
Exhaust clamp/bush - £33.75 - October '17
Exhaust fitting - £35 - November '17
Interim service - £150 - November '17
Major service - £0 - Feb '18
Rear tyres - £280 - Feb '18
Front tyres - £216 - May '18
Roof bars - £74.99 - May'18
Oil service - £135 - September '18
MOT - £30 - September '18
RFL - £280 - september '18
Rear tyres - £251.20 - January '19
Service - £215 - February '19
Brake fluid and service - £302 - July '19
Front discs and pads - £190 - August '19
MOT - £30 - September '19
RFL - £280 - October '19

Total £19899.74

£737.02 per month

Rear tyres almost at the limit now and a service due this month so a bit of spend to come in Jan.
 

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Discussion Starter #99 (Edited)
Major service today. Slightly painful at £507.62 however I did get a quote from a couple of BMW specialists (who can actually update the service history on the idrive) and the best I could get was £380.

My way of thinking is that at this point it's worth the £127 to keep the full BMWSH as i'll be selling in September and anything I can do to help to sell it with it being quite miley has to be worth considering.

On the plus side, it's clean again and BMW didn't even try to upsell me anything after the inspection so it must be ok :)
 
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