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  1. aldo
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    Came across this forum by chance as Ed, one of your sponsors had it on his email signature!

    A user of the original land, it’s nice to see some familiar user names..

    I’ve been frequenting Skoda forums the last few years, but now back in the fold with a F15 X5

    Will be nice to chat all things BMW again.

    Cheers.
     
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    Welcome. It must feel good to be back in a BMW? (y)
     
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    Welcome back aboard, Aldo. :wavey:. I remember you from the MK1 'Land . As you say, lots of the original gang here (y)

    Having been a member previously, you'll no doubt remember that

    :nopictures:. :D
     
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    Welcome back.(y)

    Hard to believe I joined the original BMWLand forum back in 2002, where has the time gone?

    Peter
     
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    Thanks for the replies and welcomes, good to see the forum is pretty active too as Facebook pages do kill off a lot of forums.

    Absolutely delighted to be back behind the BMW brand. The Skoda was/are good cars, but not the same drive and comfort as these.

    I’ve not forgotten the rule of no pictures! Struggling to get time to clean these days, so a few random shots.

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    :) .Welcome Back .
     
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    Car looks amazing :love:
     
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    Thanks all.

    Settling in to her now. 600 mile round trip and averaged 30mpg the first part and 32mpg the second part. I think the second part extra 2mpg was down to the 20 odd mile of 50mph speed limit!

    Having the xdrive, feels more confident in horrendous rain we had on the motorways.


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    Welcome (y) I have to say I love those cars
     
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    Have you still got the X5? I’m sure I saw a similar one with a similar plate on the AUC site last week?
     
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    The bigger question is why were you looking?

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    No I still have her. Although I did tempt a look at a few discovery 5’s though, but I’m only 6 months in to this ownership so would be a poor move financially to change already. I just get a bit bored in these 4 walls, so gave her a clean yesterday and fell in love again :D


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    To upgrade to a X5 of course hee hee


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    And a downgrade to customer service.
     
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    Doesn’t sound like you’ve had a good experience. For me it’s dealer dependant, really bad service/warranty experience at my local, so I now go elsewhere and both sales and service are good.


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    Not quite. I tried all the local dealers with the same result, I even tried Park Lane which was the same. This is one reason for moving away from BMW.
    I now use Guildford Porsche, which is 20 miles away from London for me, but they are superb.
     

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