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  1. Hi, Could you give a price for a full set (front and rear) of rubber foot mats for a 2016 118i M Sport, please? Can you also tell me if these are available with the red trim around the edge or just plain black rubber, please? Also could you give a price for mud flaps, front and rear for the same car please? Chassis number: V859321 Many thanks, Chris
  2. OK, many thanks. Kind regards Chris
  3. Very sad news. Condolences to Keith's family.
  4. Hi, Is that for 4 x mud flaps and the front and rear rubber mats? Also are the mats available with the red trim, please? Thanks again, Chris
  5. Got it to 189k before enough was enough. It really needed to be retired from daily duties and set aside as a future classic or 'youngtimer' to allow it to be lavished with more care and attention (and cash!) to get it back to being spot on. There's plenty of life left in it - there's a chap over on the Alpina Register who uses his e46 B3s as his daily and is now well over 300k from new. Hats off to him but the B10 wasn't going to replace my M535i and I only have room for one toy so I chopped it in for the D3. Sent from my SM-J320FN using Tapatalk
  6. I introduced my 'new' car last year and have been loving every minute of driving it ever since, so I thought i'd do a running report. http://forum.bmw5.co.uk/topic/74257-new-addition-to-the-bmw-family/ The first 10000 miles (in my ownership anyway) have just passed under the wheels and I had a service carried out by CPC in Amersham. The owner Phil is universally recommended over a number of forum, including this one, so I dropped it in there yesterday. Aside from the oil service it had a thorough inspection and needed one or two jobs tackling. I had reported the obligatory E39 'shimmy' which has been sorted with new reaction bushes and the rear discs and pads were replaced. Also noted were a small leak from the rocker cover gasket which was apparently very brittle and a weeping power steering hose, also replaced. Two preventative maintenance jobs included a transmission fluid and filter change as well as changing the differential oil. All in all, an expensive day but worth it and the car drives even more smoothly than it already did. I was very impressed by CPC - a thorough recommendation from me. Following the advice of the previous owner, I've been running it on 10w 60 grade oil instead of the recommended 10w 30. This has meant a reduced oil consumption down to approx 4 litres over the 10K miles which I'm told is good for one of these. This was endorsed by CPC yesterday as a recognised measure to reduce consumption and they have duly filled it with Mobil 1 10w 60. I've been monitoring fuel consumption on fuelly.com since purchase. In the 9912 miles it's been filled up 29 times (always to the brim with V Power) and returned an average of 26 mpg, with the best tankful giving 29.1 mpg. The bottom line is, it costs 24p per mile in petrol. Yes, I know 10K miles in 6 months would probably have cost less in fuel in a diesel and this might not be the most economical way to do 20K miles a year but I have little depreciation to worry about and no finance interest payments to make. Above all else it is a fantastic car to drive with that silky smooth 6 cyl engine purring and burbling away. The occasional spin up to the 7200 rpm redline is the icing on the cake!
  7. Sad to say that the B10 has departed and been replaced by an E90 Alpina D3 BiTurbo. I was genuinely gutted to sell but circumstances demanded a more sensible daily driver. If I could work out how to remove the piccies from my profile I would. I've still got the M535i so will continue to lurk around on here for a long while yet!
  8. Probably too late for you evsky if you've already purchased but I had mine done by zero exhausts. Cost about £850 but you get what you pay for. Sound spot on, no drone at motorway speeds unlike the £400 stainless steel system the previous owner had fitted. Apparently 'guaranteed for life' didn't cover the internal baffle only the tubing. When zero took the old one off the baffles had disintegrated. Sent from my SM-J320FN using Tapatalk
  9. Folks, as per title .... I was down to one key as I managed to snap one in the lock recently but fortunately able to get it out as the cap was off the wheel at the time. Replacements from Alpina are bloomin' expensive so I managed to get two replacements/spares cut by 1st Class Keys. http://1stclasskeys.co.uk/ Excellent customer service and two keys delivered for under a tenner. Chris
  10. Morning Phil, Could you please let me have a price for some bits for the E24 628csi? Chassis number is 8155044. Fan belt alternator 11231711090 Distributor cap 12111363292 Rotor arm - don't know p/n so appreciate your advice. Fan belt power steering 32421711067 Many thanks, Chris
  11. Hi Phil, Could you please give me a price and availability on all 4 x suspension top mounts for a 1983 628csi. The last seven on the VIN is 8155044 Many thanks, Chris
  12. Phil, thanks for the price, I'll get back to you. Hi Duncan, going for H&R springs and Bilstein B6s on this one. Thanks for the heads up though. Sent from my SM-J320FN using Tapatalk
  13. Hi Phil, I'm looking for a 'Repair Kit, Level Sensor Front' p/n 61126902569 please. VIN is CE63354. Many thanks, Chris. Sent from my SM-J320FN using Tapatalk
  14. Cheers Phil, just paid by PayPal. Thanks, Chris Sent from my SM-J320FN using Tapatalk
  15. That's the one, cheers. Sent from my SM-J320FN using Tapatalk
  16. Hi, I'm looking for a plug for the xenon light level sensor, please. The level sensor is fine but I have a frayed wire so just need the plug and about 6" of cable to do some soldering! Cheers, Chris. Sent from my SM-J320FN using Tapatalk
  17. Hi Phil, Could you please let me know price and availability on the following cooling bits for a 1983 628 csi (VIN 8155044)? Thermostat Cover 11531714861 x 1 Vent Screw 11531275881 x 1 Gasket Asbestos Free 11531250357 x 1 Thermostat 11531251041 x 1 Also the securing bolts and washers, please x 4. Plus, is the front exhaust muffler 1812117237 still available? If so how much please? Many thanks, Chris
  18. Many thanks Phil, I've just sent funds by PayPal. Cheers, Chris. Sent from my SM-J320FN using Tapatalk
  19. Didn't have the M535i back in time so we took my lad's minty E30 316i. Had a good day as we'd not been to Gaydon for 7 years but it was a bit 'flat - agree with the comments about the club photo taking a lot of the cars away (100!!) during the main part of the day for a good couple of hours. Good to catch up with a few faces though. Ditto some of the suggested shows and would add stuff like Chiltern Hills Rally near Aylesbury in May, various Croxley Green gatherings (I think there's one more this September?), Earls Barton evenings, etc. The regular Sunday Scrambles at Bicester Heritage are well worth a trip especially for the older stuff. Tend to do general shows now as the BMW only ones are a bit 'same old - same old'.
  20. Hi Phil, I'm looking for 2 x front discs, hex bolts, pads, wear sensors and paste, please. Valueline pad kit is fine. E39 530i chassis number is CE63354. Many thanks, Chris Sent from my HTC Desire 610 using Tapatalk
  21. Thanks Phil, just paid on PayPal. Sent from my HTC Desire 610 using Tapatalk
  22. Hi Phil, Could you please provide a price and availability on the above oil pump, part number: B11411286468 Many thanks, Chris
  23. As my E28 is having an engine refresh at the moment, I gave the B10 some spit and polish and put it on the BMWCC stand at the Bicester Heritage Scramble yesterday. As you can see, it was in very, very good company. Sent from my HTC Desire 610 using Tapatalk
  24. I'm thinking there was a choice on some. I've checked the docs on my 3.3 and there's no mention of it and the 3.3 parts catalogue is not clear either. However, I stumbled on this a while back, which might mean yours is Noble wood: http://www.alpina-automobiles.com/fileadmin/user_upload/SERVICE_Workshop/02_Parts_Catalogues/english/Engb10v8.pdf
  25. Hi Phil, Apologies that I've asked before, but could you give me a price for two front top mounts, please? 2001 530i chassis number is CE63354. Many thanks, Chris