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  1. E60 shorter throw gear stick for E39

    will it go on my 2002 530d E39 ...if so i will have it ps ..Do i need to buy anything else to fit it ?
  2. WTD: E39 tech graphite trim for piano black swap?

    Before I went on hol I swapped my Ali trim for piano black ...very clean set with radio flap and all pins intact. I actually want tech graphite again.and thought someone might want black ( more chance I thought of wanting Ali ...)....anyone interested in a swap ? all 4 door trims all 4 dash trims full centre console
  3. Help..on holiday ..burst E39 rear airbag....

    on its hoop this morning ..alll lop sided..stuck it into an Indy to sort ..seems easier ...thanks Tim for you help offer tho...I will do other side when I get home and at least that's the rear shocks done for another few years
  4. Help..on holiday ..burst E39 rear airbag....

    in Scheveningen ....getting ferry phone Friday night and not far from Ferry ....at least if I can get to UK recovery is easier if it becomes a nightmare
  5. Help..on holiday ..burst E39 rear airbag....

    cheers Tim ....went out cycling tonight as I got a message about an Indy close ...will see what he says in morning....really just want a quick fix to get it home and then I can replace both of them .... i think it's an easy job to be fair ...comes out with wheel off and take off air line .am I right ?
  6. Little addition to the family - E36 316i Compact

    what age is he ...my son has one ..was insured as his learner car but once he passed it was ridiculous money to insure so it's garaged now ...great cars I think ...I think they will go up in price you know
  7. In Holland but need to get the E39 back to UK and NSR suspension air bag is hissing ..I can feel where it's coming from...what I need to know is has anyone seen one of these off ..if I take the airline off from the top .. would I be able to pump in tire slime as temp fix (Audi forum special fix lol )....once home I can replace ..is it worth a try ? Rear bar suspension check light goes off it pumps up but will sink .....if it fails completly will tyre rub on wheel well or does the shock keep it from doing that albeit the ride won't be great
  8. What did you do to your E39 today ?

    centre console is just lift out chubby tray and 5 screws....its out ..2mins work
  9. Which CD Changer to use? Is there wiring for it pre-installed?

    E36s shared the same changer as 34s ..might help your search
  10. Stick on go faster stripes

    but you must have been looking for go faster stripes to find this ..right
  11. Is this a joke! Is it anyone on here?

    so if its a £1000 E34 and it has £600 set of wheels on the car its still worth £1000 so more and more are keeping the high value wheels unless new buyer wants to pay for car and wheels Sad thing is people will want it and wheels for for the price of it standard ( or less ) ..sellers are just trying to re coup some of the cash they have spent on it
  12. First 24 Hours with the E34 520i Auto

    is it just not spring clips either side on an e34 ?
  13. Glovebox Torch - Can they be refurbished?

    https://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1615962-DIY-Original-BMW-Flashlight-installing-LED or what about pulling an E39 one apart for the internals http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=654295
  14. Anyone got an email address for Tims?

    he has adverts on ebay ..could you use the 'ask seller' question..that will defo get thru here is one http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bmw-E34-5-Series-535-Manual-breaking-E3-E9-E24-E28-E30-conversion-Lacs-silver-/282655963043?hash=item41cf9bb7a3:g:ylEAAOSwD5BZbeAk
  15. WTD: black Compact E36 dash top...no air bag type

    Thats bizarre !! Ironically was that not the colour of the compact originaly ? I would love to go back and apreciate these cars when they were new on forecourts !
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