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The Flying Banana last won the day on October 15 2015

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  1. 318TI

    Had a few of them and got 2 at the minute...got one for my son to learn to drive in but sadly once he passed he cant get ot insured at all ...a M42 powered one which is a daily ( ish ) and a stripped out M44 powered one , cage , coilovers, brake upgrade etc, needs finished but without all the weight the M44 is a very nippy car I am doing alot of travelling from Fife to Oban just now and although my 530 is great for that the compact really makes it a fun drive and you can really get going on these types of roads ...they handle great , drive great ...much like an updated E30 .
  2. Stretch's 530d/S62 Sport Touring. Update 14/12/17

    oh man .. the 65s look tremendous on a grey touring ..i think that will be my next thing
  3. WTD: E36 323i or 328i in any body shape !!

    some find Tim ..thank you ..will watch this ..its a nice one tho .. could be pricey
  4. BMW main dealer stickers?

    @535 Andrew ... you were ashamed of an Arnold Clark sticker BUT you were OK with a Rangers badge lol
  5. Dakar Yellow RHD E39 M5 - For Sale on Ebay

    for sale thru a finance management company ..maybe a repossession ?
  6. 2000 BMW 540 touring auto 106k feeler

    does that say £9000 ? what am I missing if it is to make it in nearly M5 cash ....must be some build ..would love to see it
  7. Windscreen Replacement

    i agree with Andy ... i have had 2 done .. you need trims at same time as install .. they are bonded in ..you cant clip them in afterwards. On my E32 i had the screen done and the trims were not usuable after removed so it got a generic rubber trim / seal fitted..it was a snug fit and looked OK but its totally different from OEM but i wasnt keeping the car so it done the job
  8. FS: E39 Black interior door/ dash trims

    bump...no interest ?
  9. 17 year old driver insurance oddity !!!

    no black box on this tho....did try to get the compact on with a black box but still no go
  10. BMW M5 E39 18" Original Wheels BMW Part No: 2228950, 2228960

    thattdoesnti mply they are aftermarket ...just means he wanted wide all round instead of staggered ..a few on here have done that
  11. Aux cable input help

    @Marc 86 .. if you replace the changer lead with this AUX cable then the changer is redundant with no wiring and no power? How will this work ?
  12. I have to do my rear subframe mounts , looking at Meyle mounts or should i just polybush it while i am at it ... i havent driven an E39 with poly mounts ..interetsted to hear of any views / difference to the way it drives / general feedback before i do this ..is it a worthwhile mod over teh original rubber mounts ?
  13. 17 year old driver insurance oddity !!!

    so to update this the compact was a defo no go , the 530 was OK until renwal time and then it went sky high . Looked about at Corsas, Polos etc and they were all pretty dear for what they were so ended up in a 58 plate Astra Sri XPack for just a little more insurance than a Corsa. I prefer a bit of car around him rather than a small box so worth teh extra .. Its in his name , he can earn NCB so all good ... a decent first car i think
  14. FS: E39 Black interior door/ dash trims

    i got these in the hope i could swap for tech graphite but no joy so will just sell them ... 4x door trims in excellent condition 1x glove box panel in excellent condition 1x stereo flap in excellent condition ( comes with a single din fascia plate too ..i small tab on rear is broken off but still secures ) 2 x pieces either side of steering wheel in excellent condition 1x full centre console ..a couple of very faint scratches on left hand side of gear area ..not massively noticebale but there ( camera does enhance them i have to say ) Looking for £60 posted to UK
  15. NEC Classic Show -Fabulous 528i E28

    you would think so ....its out of MOT and tax now ( still insured bizarrley )....and it's worth mentioning there is a Z3 in the other corner that has been there a year !!!
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