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dan101smith last won the day on August 25 2016

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  1. dan101smith

    E28 528i Manual with LSD, breaking complete car.

    Then yes please!
  2. dan101smith

    E28 528i Manual with LSD, breaking complete car.

    Has the tow bar sold, Andy?
  3. dan101smith

    E28 m5 timing chain

    Last time I checked (which would have been 4+ months ago) one of the guide rails was NLA. The alternative was to use the S38 part and whittle it down to fit. As Duncan says, give Phil a buzz, he’ll know the current state of play. I’d expect pricing to be in the £2500 ballpark, I think.
  4. Have you replaced your father-in-law’s breaker bar now?
  5. dan101smith

    Breaking X5 E53 4.4 Black, Sport,

    I changed the seats in my X53 to ones with lumbar support, it made a massive difference.
  6. dan101smith

    Headlamp aim too low

    The adjustment on an E28 is delightfully old-school - you just turn the adjusters to push the top and bottom in and out. Your "mechanic" needs a slap.
  7. dan101smith

    A cool E36 .........

    Honestly, I don't get it. It looks like a police car, but no-one ever looks at a police car and says "wow", so I don't see why you'd look at this and be impressed.
  8. You're making generalisations to suit your narrative. Plenty of people have nice things without being financed to the hilt. Plenty of other people end up upside-down on car finance because they want a shiny new one every year.
  9. If you work harder you don't need finance.
  10. You all seem to worry a lot about other people and what they think.
  11. dan101smith

    body shop required

    He's not on here much, but Sepia (Mark) knows his way round an old BMW and is at Owlsbury Accident Repairs in Crowborough. Worth a chat to him.
  12. dan101smith

    E28 sill MOT failure

    shop.bmw-classic.de - there's a link at the bottom to convert it to English.
  13. dan101smith

    E28 sill MOT failure

    That's what I mean - you can buy it direct from BMW Classic for €158 delivered.
  14. dan101smith

    E28 sill MOT failure

    Driver's side (1864974) is still available direct from BMW for €158 delivered.
  15. dan101smith

    E28 sill MOT failure

    Go with dealer parts - what you spend up front you save in jiggery-pokery getting them to fit.
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