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      10-13-2016, 11:27 AM   #1
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Hi guys.

Its been a while since i have been on here, I usually used to frequent the F30 side of things but am about to take delivery of a freshly built 640d GC.

Just wanted to know from those in the know if there are any common issues to look out for and if any of you would recommend a particular (uk based) remap?

Thanks in advance
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      10-13-2016, 04:29 PM   #2
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Congrats, lets see it!
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      10-13-2016, 09:57 PM   #3
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I made the same upgrade 2 months ago from a 328i and totally love the diesel.

Congratulations you will love it. Takes a little getting used to after the F30 purely because of its size and weight but once familiar with it it is so much better.

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      10-14-2016, 01:32 AM   #4
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Congrats on the new car, the only issue i am aware of which shouldn't effect your car as it was mostly on earlier cars was the seats rattled in the rails and could come loose but upgraded parts solved this.
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If you are on 20's then make sure you watch the RFT's and tyres...

Enjoy .
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      10-14-2016, 07:40 AM   #6
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If you are on 20's then make sure you watch the RFT's and tyres...

Enjoy .
In that sense mate? I've got 19s ATM and looking to upgrade to 20s. Do tell me more....
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      10-15-2016, 07:26 AM   #7
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If you are on 20's then make sure you watch the RFT's and tyres...

Enjoy .
Yes will be on 20's but will ditch the runflats as soon as I have worn them out.

I found non run flats on the F30 last longer, make less noise and the ride is alot smoother.

Any of you guys re-mapped your 640's?
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      10-15-2016, 02:06 PM   #8
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In that sense mate? I've got 19s ATM and looking to upgrade to 20s. Do tell me more....
Usual issue with our roads potholes etc. I found the oem dunlops fairly good overall but with the low profiles they obviously cause more issues.

What i cannoy understand is the larger rears with less profile seem to cause people less issues.

This presumes that you fit rft's obviously, for me the roads i drive on then rft whilst more of a compromise is useful as most roads i do day to day are single carriageway A roads and the odd bit of the m20...
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      10-16-2016, 09:41 AM   #9
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Yeah I had my 640d remapped back in February by JF Automotive, I didn't want it too extreme as I didn't want too much pressure put on the gear box.
Mine is running 360-380bhp with 750nm torque. It certainly is much better and a great bit of kit. I would recommend where I had mine done or BW Chiptune for your remap.
And get the m6 active sound coded on also
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      10-17-2016, 02:37 PM   #10
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Usual issue with our roads potholes etc. I found the oem dunlops fairly good overall but with the low profiles they obviously cause more issues.

What i cannoy understand is the larger rears with less profile seem to cause people less issues.

This presumes that you fit rft's obviously, for me the roads i drive on then rft whilst more of a compromise is useful as most roads i do day to day are single carriageway A roads and the odd bit of the m20...
I think its because they are wider and roll over some potholes or dont really allow the tire to go down in it because of the width.
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      10-21-2016, 08:32 AM   #11
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Any pics of the new motor Andy? Hope it wasn't too dark yesterday inspecting the 6
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