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    Anybody know this E28

    The car is now sold but my mate missed out. Spotted it too late I guess. Thanks for all the photos and info.
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    Anybody know this E28

    Thanks Duncan I hope my mate gets it, cheers
  3. Hi guys, asking for a friend if anybody knows this lovely E28 on the old colonels website? https://oldcolonelcars.co.uk/listing/bmw-e28-5-series-525-eta-2-7-auto/
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    MAF recommendations

    I got a new one last year from GSF. The proper Siemens/VDO. It's listed on their site as the premium version. Try this code WKD59
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    M5 Clocks in non M5

    Here's the video https://vimeo.com/93509911
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    M5 Clocks in non M5

    Also the guy that corrected the mileage needed my chassis number and he programmed that into the M5 cluster. When i fitted the cluster it wasn't reading correct on some of the dials. I can't remember what was wrong but then i brought it to the specialists and they fixed that bit. I believe they used Autologic for that.
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    M5 Clocks in non M5

    I don't know, it was back in '09 i did this so i can't remember all the ins and outs of it. What i do remember is that apparently you can't retro fit and older cluster into a newer car.
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    M5 Clocks in non M5

    I'll make one tomorrow. The oil temperature dial doesn't work apart from that it's grand.
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    M5 Clocks in non M5

    I have M5 clocks in my 528i, What i did was get someone to correct the mileage and then the local specialist to code it to my car. Only the last 2 LEDs from 6500rpm onward light up, My rev limit is 6500 so it works well.
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    weak?

    Even if it's working properly i think the horn is a bit weak. I remember reading a few years ago of people in the USA were upgrading to E38 horns. I haven't seen any solid evidence though. i would imagine these days that an aftermarket horn is louder than an old one from an E38.
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    Not too shabby

    I thought they were impressive times but i see your car has 256bhp, it should be faster than that. Is it an auto?
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    Pics from first weekend with the B10

    That's georgeous, love the colour. Best of luck with it.
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    e39 528i fuel pump woes

    It could be the fuel filter is blocked.
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    Top mount failure

    What causes front top mounts to fail? Have replaced them a couple of times because I was swapping in different struts, i was informed by mechanic a while ago that the were gone again. Is it stiff suspension and big wheels that are the problem,What are the symtoms of top mount failure? I had done about 6k miles since they were last changed. I found a thread about E30 top mounts failing if a certain washer was left out. I wonder if this could be it. I'm on my 3rd different suspension and each time i got new top mounts so it could be that certain parts weren't put back in. They may seem insignificant but I wonder if that's it?
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    Rear end kick - shocks or subframe bushes?

    Have you changed your engine mounts yet? Probably has nowt to do with your rear hop but made a nice difference to my car at 156000 over bumps. Less crashy now.
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