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      11-26-2010, 05:08 AM   #1
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572 bhp in garage by tomorrow

On the back of all the upcoming Porsche purchases thought I would let you know about the 572 bhp I should have in my garage by tomorrow night.

However ......... only problem is that the horsepower is split between 2 cars so isn't quite as good as it sounds.

My 335d stays, the addition is a change of E53 X5 3.0d to an E70 X5 35d M Sport. That gives me 286 bhp per car.

Not as high level as the Porsches and wish you guys well with your beautiful purchases but I'm pleased with my new X5. Been keeping an eye out for 6 months or so to get the right combination of colour, miles, ages, engine and the all important high spec. Picking up Sat morning.
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Still sounds good though!

BM - 286bhp, Landy - 122, boat - 60, mower about 2, strimmer about 0.5, chainsaw about 0.5, hedge trimmer about 0.5 so a grand total of... 471.5bhp!

Really like the current 35d X5s - good choice!
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Since we're having a pissing contest 757 BHP here.
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Still sounds good though!

BM - 286bhp, Landy - 122, boat - 60, mower about 2, strimmer about 0.5, chainsaw about 0.5, hedge trimmer about 0.5 so a grand total of... 471.5bhp!

Really like the current 35d X5s - good choice!
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Congrats, I like the new shape X5 too.
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Congrats welcome to the E70 X5 club! What colour combo did you go for?
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Congrats, I like the new shape X5 too.
Indeed, it's a handsome beast
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Bet no-one can get lower than my current combined total!

Octavia - 105 hp

Prius - 110 hp
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Since we're having a pissing contest 757 BHP here.

If we're realling having a pissing contest I've got that beat easy.
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Congratulations on the new purchase. The E70 is an excellent all rounder and I'm sure you'll love it. At this rate we'll be having a group buy on E70 accessories soon
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If we're realling having a pissing contest I've got that beat easy.
Go on then
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Xenon - have you got a rocket in your garage?! Or are you very good at pi55ing a long way?
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Bell 206B. But it's still not enough in actual fact.

And it's not mine, it's a friend's - but it's still in my garden
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Good point , I forgot to add my lawnmower and strimmer to my total !!!

The X5 I'm getting is Titanium Silver with Black leather. Had been keeping my eye out for either Space Grey or Silver but kinda prefered the silver. Having had a LeMans blue X5 for 2 years I fancied going for a lighter easier to look after colour.

Car is great spec, problem was my LeMans Blue edition X5 was one of the late special editions of the last X5 shape and was heavily loaded as standard with nice toys. Trying to find the same spec again has taken a while but this thing has 12k worth of toys and its still selling in a BMW dealer for a bit less than Glasses valuation on it. You never get a bargain in car buying but this one ticks a lot of boxes.

AND the very best bit, I bought my current X5 exactly 2 years ago when the market for big stuff was terrible. Bought at 2 years old with 12k miles for 19,500 , being traded in to my BMW dealer now for 17,500, thats very cheap motoring for sure. Just wish the new ones were as easily purchased but they are holding up well , probably drop like a stone soon which I am aware of but having seen the right car I'm going for it now.
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495 BHP ?
What is?
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What is?
The Bell?
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Oh right, yes. Something like that. Quite impressive given that it comes from a power-plant about the size of two or three shoeboxes. But you've still got me beat, Del.
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Oh right, yes. Something like that. Quite impressive given that it comes from a power-plant about the size of two or three shoeboxes. But you've still got me beat, Del.
But under the rules of this contest , you can add the 320i and Mrs Xenon's Mini so I make you at 790 ish?
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And the lawnmower! Regrettably the JetRanger is not mine though
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Silly question, but HTF did it get into your garden?
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Silly questio, but HTF did it get into your garden?
Erm.... It flew in Del. It's a helicopter you know....
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