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Ve hav vays of making you interested .....

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthrea ... 179&ref=nf

(I only posted this to prove that I fall into the category of a 3.00 am sad poster) :lol:
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Interesting insight into the way BMW works. Thanks for finding that.
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midlifecrisis wrote:Ve hav vays of making you interested .....

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthrea ... 179&ref=nf

(I only posted this to prove that I fall into the category of a 3.00 am sad poster) :lol:




I bet you only got up for a pee :flush: , quickly logged in, sent the post and went back to bed again :sleeping: :lol:
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golfer wrote:
midlifecrisis wrote:Ve hav vays of making you interested .....

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthrea ... 179&ref=nf

(I only posted this to prove that I fall into the category of a 3.00 am sad poster) :lol:
I bet you only got up for a pee :flush: , quickly logged in, sent the post and went back to bed again :sleeping: :lol:
You spoil all my fun :(
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Machined from a single block of aluminium? Surely not?!
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i kind of wondered that too..... would be a big bloody block!

Loved the vid though :) Ive been to see a world class hgv plant recently and it really is interesting watching them do it
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Remy wrote:i kind of wondered that too..... would be a big bloody block!

Loved the vid though :) Ive been to see a world class hgv plant recently and it really is interesting watching them do it
I wondering how long a single block that big would take to cool! :lol: :shock:

It must have flaws and imperfections from shrinkage while cooling at the very least?!
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Utopia wrote:Machined from a single block of aluminium? Surely not?!
It is true, most OEM's call it 'the cube', although it isn't actually a cube.... :D
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midlifecrisis wrote:
golfer wrote:
midlifecrisis wrote:Ve hav vays of making you interested .....

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthrea ... 179&ref=nf

(I only posted this to prove that I fall into the category of a 3.00 am sad poster) :lol:
I bet you only got up for a pee :flush: , quickly logged in, sent the post and went back to bed again :sleeping: :lol:
You spoil all my fun :(



Sorry mate i keep fogetting that the only fun you have in the wet, wild, windy west of Scotland is here on babybmw.net ............. then again it is the best website "IN THE WORLD" :spotman:
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golfer wrote:Sorry mate i keep fogetting that the only fun you have in the wet, wild, windy west of Scotland is here on babybmw.net ............. then again it is the best website "IN THE WORLD" :spotman:
Not true ..... I mowed my grass for the first time this afternoon, cleaned up the garden and had a small bonfire - never had so much fun in my life (not) :( :lol:
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midlifecrisis wrote:
golfer wrote:Sorry mate i keep fogetting that the only fun you have in the wet, wild, windy west of Scotland is here on babybmw.net ............. then again it is the best website "IN THE WORLD" :spotman:
Not true ..... I mowed my grass for the first time this afternoon, cleaned up the garden and had a small bonfire - never had so much fun in my life (not) :( :lol:



Happy days ....... hope the not true didnt also apply to the website :cry:
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golfer wrote:Happy days ....... hope the not true didnt also apply to the website :cry:
Noooooo the website's the dog's dangly wangly fings :lol:
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midlifecrisis wrote:
golfer wrote:Happy days ....... hope the not true didnt also apply to the website :cry:
Noooooo the website's the dog's dangly wangly fings :lol:




Im glad you didnt come up with a smiley to depict that :oops:
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tminal wrote: Mon Mar 28, 2011 7:08 am
Utopia wrote:Machined from a single block of aluminium? Surely not?!
It is true, most OEM's call it 'the cube', although it isn't actually a cube.... :D
Correct, Do you work with JLR?

When they have prototype build issues you can try your part on the cube to see if it fits or not. The ecube is a "nominal vehicle"

If you part doesn't fit very well you need to go away and improve your dimensions / process.
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