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  1. 3 points
    VasJ

    Square Plates E39 540I

    And she`s finally complete. So far i`ve done: OEM M5 Exhaust system with a spare wheel well delete and the OEM plastic wheel well used M5 Two Tone Leathers OEM Style 65s KW Coilovers OEM Sport bumpers Double Glazing Rear and Side sun blinds Complete suspension overhaul Polybushed all around New Brake discs and pads all around Full service - spark plugs , all filters , and all fluids incl the gearbox oil MK4 Sat Nav with DSP retrofit Climate Comfort Windscreen Retrofit Retrimed Steering Wheel Glass Sunroof retrofit OEM Xenons OEM Rear Cellis retrofit kit for Pre Facelift E39s Illuminated interior and exterior door handles OEM Chromatic & Powerfolding M5 mirrors Probably missing many more ... And Finally ... A complete respray in San Marino Blue On My to do list: Manual Conversion Supercharger Interior Retrim Extended Leather all around And alcantara headliner
  2. 2 points
    Lennox

    Iphone 7 and 7+

    Try this..... In a few weeks go to an Apple Store, any phone shop or try online. A BMW forum might throw one up but statistically you would be a higher probability of getting a positive result going to places where they are sold!! Just saying!!!
  3. 2 points
    There is a boost button, I can now start the QE II
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  5. 2 points
    I'd rather slide around all over the place with no traction and look good rather than have 17's
  6. 1 point
    tristan

    Time Attack Twincharged Evo

    Anyone wanna buy a race car? Twin charged Mitsubishi Evo 9- yes supercharged and turbocharged! Recently rebuilt by Simon Norris Currently running 1150bhp and has a crazy spec throughout, no expense spared Runs 9s quarter miles, current record holder at Crail Raceway More recently used to compete in the Time Attack series. Covered no miles since rebuild earlier this year, selling as no time to use it. £45k takes it away which is pennies compared to what it's cost to build. Ask for full details and more pics.
  7. 1 point
    NOW SOLD Here For Sale Is My 1999 Lexus GS300 Sport, Finished In The Rare Dark Blue Mica Pearl Metallic (Colour Code 8L4) With Black Leather & Black Wood Interior Trim. It Started Life As A Genuine Sport Model So Has Many Added Extras From The Factory Such As : Genuine TTE Front Grill, Genuine TTE Front Lower Lip, Rear Spoiler (Since been removed infavor of a lip style spoiler - I still have the original one in storage and it will come with the car ) HID Headlights (Factory fitted, not an aftermarket kit) Sport Steering Wheel, Black Wood Interior Trim, Lowered Suspension (Since Been Replaced) 18'' OZ Racing Wheels, Factory Equipment - Navigation, Electric Windows, Electric Sunroof, Electric Heated Mirrors, Climate Control, Cruise Control, Leather Interior, Heated Front Seats, Electric Front Seats, Electrically Adjustable Steering Column, Memory Function For The Drivers Seat & Steering Column, Traction Control, Power Assisted Steering, CD Multi Changer In Glovebox, Headlight Washers. 3 Selectable Driving Modes - Power / Normal / Snow Plus Much Much More. Enhancements & Modifications : Exterior - Genuine Toyota Wind Deflectors - Imported from Japan, Genuine Toyota Vertex Edition Badges - Very rare due to them only being fitted on the JDM Toyota Aristo models, Rear Lip Style Spoiler Installed, Tinted Windows Lighting - Osram 5K HID Replacement Bulbs, Clear Foglight Housings Fitted With A 5K HIDS4U HID Kit, Eagle Eye LED Rear Taillights - Same style as the Braga Type 3 Taillights - These really do modernize the rear of the car. Full LED Replacement Housing Number Lights - These are the complete housings not just LED bulbs, Inpro LED Side Marker Lights. Interior lighting Has Been Changed To White LEDs Wheels - 20'' Inovit Vortex - These are staggered fitment being 8.5J ET42 on the Front & 10J ET45 on the Rear. Tyres - Delinte Thunder D7 - Fronts are 245/35/20 & Rears are 275/30/20 - Tyres have plenty tread left on them Suspension - Tein Lowering Springs Fitted - The ride quality is surprisingly smooth and is how you'd expect a Lexus to be comfort wise. Brakes - Front - New Calipers / Discs & Pads, Rear - New Calipers / Discs & Pads, Fresh Brake Fluid, Engine (2JZ-GE) - BMC Carbon Dynamic Airbox (CBA), RJ Performance Quad Exhaust, Engine Cover From the Later Models Fitted - This is the same cover that is found on the later GS300's and IS300's, Buddyclub Voltage Stabilizer, Buddyclub Grounding Kit. Recently Fitted Banner Battery, Audio Install - 1 X Ipod Adapter, 1 X Massive Audio Flatline OEM EQ, 1 X Lanzar Bass Enhancer, 2 X 13" Focal Polyglass Subs In A Custom 2.8 Cubic Ft Box, 1 X Genesis Sub Ultra Amp 1 X Alphasonik 8" Psw608 Sub In A Custom 0.6 Cubic Ft Box - Firing Through The Ski Hatch, 1 X Alphasonik 5 Channel Amp, 1 X Set Of 6.5" ALphasonik Carbon Comps, 1 X Pair Of 6.5" Alphasonik Carbon Mids, 1 X Stinger Battery - This battery is used to just run the audio gear, 1 X Stinger Split Charge Relay, 1 X Power Cap, 0 Guage Wiring Kit, When the Audio Install Was Taking Place The Entire Interior Was Removed In Order To Dynamat It Thoroughly - This means that when the you have the system on there is zero rattles or vibrations. Service History - As you can see below the service history is a mix of Lexus dealers & specialists. 19 Miles - Lexus Birmingham 1090 Miles - Lexus Birmingham 10430 Miles - Lexus Birmingham 19344 Miles - Lexus Birmingham 28142 Miles - Lexus Birmingham 35318 Miles - Lexus Birmingham 44124 Miles - Lexus Birmingham 53356 Miles - Lexus Cardiff 63010 Miles - Lexus Cardiff 68121 Miles - Osaka Autodesign Cardiff 72853 Miles - Osaka Autodesign Cardiff 74108 Miles - Osaka Autodesign Cardiff 78818 Miles - Osaka Autodesign Cardiff 81346 Miles - Osaka Autodesign Cardiff 99443 Miles - Lexus Birmingham Cambelt was changed at 64075 Miles. This isn't a new car so does have some age related marks like stonechips etc - but this doesn't detract from the fact that is in fabulous condition and has be well & truly cared for by myself and its previous owners. Can provide more pictures upon request. NO Test Pilots / Dreamers / Timewasters NO PX - Looking for a cash sale. If you wish to arrange a viewing please contact me on 07746552857 or Feel Free To Send Me A Message. Car is located in Birmingham NOW SOLD
  8. 1 point
    pidgeonpost

    A brighter side to a sad day.

    Yesterday I attended the funeral of a friend. He had been a Saab enthusiast for very many years, but a while back he became keen on BMWs. His family brought along his 635CSi and there was a smart M3 present too. A couple of pics below - not brilliant pics as it was just a phonecam and not ideal for good shots.
  9. 1 point
    It would appear that I have 349 pictures in my Gallery on this forum, and that must be taking up useful space which could be used for something else. I don't want to delete them all, just some. Can anyone tell me how I would go about doing this?
  10. 1 point
    E39mad

    G30 first UK Drive

    BMW will hack people off if they have to pay to get the "ultimate driving machine" by adding expensive options. They used to be the best premium car maker to drive - not sure they hold that accolade these days unless you pay for it!!
  11. 1 point
    I can't have 17's as they wont fit over the brakes, I have had 18's and they look ridiculous, now have 21's and they look fab.
  12. 1 point
    E39touring

    G30 first UK Drive

    Thats exactly what I thought. I look forward to next month when they do a proper review.
  13. 1 point
    535i Andrew

    M+S Tyres

    I'm pretty sure M+S ( mud and snow) are something different again from full blown winters. Summer tyres tend not to have cross tread grooves in the tread pattern, they rely on dispersing the water in front and to the rear of the tyre, M+S tyres have cross tread grooves in the tread pattern to disperse water as per summers and to the sides so you get more water dispersal. Winters then have little wwww shaped grips in the blocks of rubber tread over and above the blocks of rubber tread on M+S tyres. I don't think M+S tyres are subjected to the only suitable for running at low temps like winters. They tend to be fitted to SUVs where they might get slightly more challenging terrain over a saloon car.
  14. 1 point
    Burnzy

    M+S Tyres

    M+S?? That is a mud and snow tyre, that is a proper winter tyre isn't it? iv just fitted nokian all season tyres onto my s211 merc and so far they have been faultless, good reviews but I haven't used them in adverse weather yet obviously, they have been brilliant in rain so far though. only trouble with running winters all year round is when the temperature warms up it reduces the life and grip of the tyre, the all season Iv fitted are supposed to have a much longer life if used all year round, they also have the same construction and tread pattern of a winter tyre so is say they are still winter biased.
  15. 1 point
    SuperDave

    M+S Tyres

    The few times we've had a bit of snow (4-5 inches max) the M+S tyres on the wife's 1er performed really well, no complaints when I took it out for a blat.
  16. 1 point
    Calypso-E34

    M+S Tyres

    I'm in Inverness, and go to Aviemore a fair bit. I've had the M&S tyres on the Volvo the last two winters, and had no issues at all. My Mrs used to have an E46, and we had that on 4.5mm winters - outshone most things in the snow. I'd say the Kuga on M&S will be fine, despite being 18s. A friend of mine is the General Manager at Eilean Donan Castle, and he lives in a house up on the hill behind. His drive is nearly vertical, and he drives a Kuga on normal Summer tyres with no issues!
  17. 1 point
    Piper

    Piper's E39 530d Sport

    Thanks bud. I'm planning to sell this one on in around 12 months.
  18. 1 point
    SameChain

    E60/E61 Peeling Steering Trim? - Fix

    Hello everyone, There's loads of DIY's on the interwebs showing how to refurb the peeling interior trims on E46/E9x/E6x's etc - but very little showing OEM(ish) finishes (i'm not a fan of carbon fibre wraps!) So i thought i'd share my experience with my 'fixing' my peeling steering wheel trim on my E60 and trying to keep it looking as OEM as possible. As i've just got my steering wheel re-trimmed by Jack at Royal Steering Wheels (Highly Recommend!) - The only thing that let it down was the lower trim, which costs around £52 from BMW (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/182218158095 ) - i wanted to try something different. Before: After: Here's how i done it... I popped down to Screwfix and picked up at can of Plastikote - Matte Black Paint for £4.55 (http://www.screwfix.com/p/plasti-kote-super-multipurpose-spray-paint-matt-black-400ml/33732) I then removed my steering wheel trim, airbag off and two screws holding it on. Peeled off all the remaining rubberized coating, until i had a smooth surface to work with. Then throughly cleaned the trim with alcohol wipes. Masked up around the M badge and the steering control buttons. (cleaned again with alcohol) Then started to apply thin coats, slowly building up the layers, leaving 5-10 minutes between each coat. (In total 4 coats) Until i was left with this finish.. I'm very pleased with how this turned out. IMO pretty close to OEM! Hope this helps someone out there! Cheers!
  19. 1 point
    pidgeonpost

    Jacking points - advice needed

    Sounds like you may be missing the plastic shoe shown in the pics attached as John P says. I'm not sure whether the outer edge of the shoe is intended to take all, some, or non of the weight of the car or whether it's purely intended as a means of locating the factory supplied jack if you have one. I bought a jacking pad off Ebay and I don't think the rectangular part of it is deep enough that all the weight would be taken on it. I think that the circular part of the pad probably comes up against surround of the shoe. Bad news about the collapsing jack point though. Haynes reckons you can jack up under the diff and under the jacking point on the front subframe.
  20. 1 point
    535i Andrew

    G30 first UK Drive

    So you are on the waiting list for your full frontal lobotomy to be reversed then? Good stuff.
  21. 1 point
    dan101smith

    Iphone 7 and 7+

    You've got at least a week to wait.
  22. 1 point
    Came across this site. Some interesting reading when you think that you remember seeing hundreds of these cars out on the road as a kid. http://www.msn.com/en-gb/cars/enthusiasts/100-popular-cars-vanishing-from-our-roads/ss-BBpikzO#image=1 Still when you think that my E60 was one of only ~ 450 545i SE Autos registered in this country makes seeing one a rare sight,
  23. 1 point
    On the desktop version of the site, click on your name so the menu pop-up appears then select my attachments. You can then go through and delete what you want.
  24. 1 point
    Bumbaclut

    New Leather Dash

    sexual
  25. 1 point
  26. 1 point
    www.howmanyleft.com
  27. 1 point
    Bet you never read them [emoji6] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  28. 1 point
    duncan-uk

    Which M5?

    The daddy is the e28 [emoji41] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  29. 1 point
    Lennox

    G30 first UK Drive

    Oh it's getting exciting!! I might even go for a 540i petrol next time (535iAR don't say it!!!) Love how the Jag faithful still think they have a better car. I was at the launches for both the XE and XF and they both left me cold.
  30. 1 point
    bmwmike

    G30 first UK Drive

    I despair for the future of motoring. Know a couple of people who can't wait for fully autonomous vehicles because "they'll be so much safer" and "so much more convenient than driving yourself everywhere". Insurance will have mandatory tracking via a strava like app. Speeding tickets will be issued for the slightest misdemeanor. Bah humbug.
  31. 1 point
    they are from an e46 CS probably. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  32. 1 point
    bmwmike

    G30 first UK Drive

    Bahhh 530i should be six pot even if it was turbo
  33. 1 point
    I like the look of that Saab!
  34. 1 point
    740mick

    Anyone know this 520d? Milton Keynes

    Those wheels,and the new colour,Stunning, Top Work Shaz.
  35. 1 point
    Digidick

    Help with a GM Auto Box Fault Code

    Update.... Swapped solenoid C with A and now my fault has moved to 'Gear Check 2' and says 'changing down 3-2' so that could be good news. My plan is now to get a solenoid and chuck it in at position A and see if she behaves. I'll also need to get a new gasket as the old one has a slight leak but to start with I'm going to continue with the old filter, current 70% fresh fluid and see what the new solenoid brings. If all seems well I'll renew fluid and filter then cross my fingers.
  36. 1 point
    You don't see them in the winter due to lack of daylight
  37. 1 point
    urquattro

    Rollin coal

    Its bad enough the normal fume, gas and crap level from some diesels already without being deliberately enhancing the issue - morons x 4, but that's good old USA at times
  38. 1 point
    greenelekta

    New Leather Dash

    In and all working + new illuminated gear knob, center vent and mats from Germany. Paint next!
  39. 1 point
    kobayashi

    Rollin coal

    Why? What's funny about making clouds of carcinogenic smoke. What a bunch of cocks.
  40. 1 point
    You know what they say about Yorkshire folk....strong in arm, thick int head
  41. 1 point
    gary francis

    e28 M5 CSL

    Yes you are right Jimmy this car like most rotted to a point I needed it off the road strip to a bare shell and rebuild and make the m535i I always wanted knowing that when finished it was rot free
  42. 1 point
    gary francis

    e28 M5 CSL

    I have both in did total bmw and bmw car it feels a long time ago
  43. 1 point
    gary francis

    e28 M5 CSL

  44. 1 point
    Thought I'd update this thread to say the battery pack has been used a few times on the B10 over the last few months, a couple of times after I'd been working on the car all day and the battery had lost enough charge to not start the car and once when the battery was completely flat. The battery pack worked exactly as I'd hoped and fired the engine into life easily with no effort so I'm very happy with it.
  45. 1 point
    Unfortunately there is nothing none of the admin can do, apart from keep in touch with Darren's brother and assist as much as we can. We've achieved a few things, one of the biggest being hosting being moved from Darren's house to the cloud. Everything else will come and requirs a little patience. I understand the frustration and can only apologise on behalf of the team.
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