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E39mad last won the day on August 28 2017

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About E39mad

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  • Birthday 30/04/1968

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    Happy Valley, Cheshire
  • Interests
    Sailing, cars.
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    BTL expert


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    F11 520d SE Auto, E36 328i Mtec convertible manual

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  1. E39mad

    Farewell and thanks

    Good luck with the new car - let us know how you get with it. I have driven a current shape Superb and am a fan of the Yeti (not made any more) and Kodiak
  2. E39mad

    E39 540i/6 Touring on eBay

    Most likely to be broken for that gearbox which are always in demand! Not worth bringing back otherwise IMHO - silver SE with chrome trim and big bus steering wheel plus lack of heated seats.
  3. E39mad

    Business edition and Blue Efficiency

    There was no Business Edition but there is Business Nav which has a smaller screen than Professional Nav - both were optional on pre-facelift cars. Basically you had SE and M Sport and for a short period of time there were Modern and Luxury versions both based on the SE. Luxury was facelift only so after about Sept 2013. As above there is no AdBlue to any F11 diesels
  4. Oh hello - not seen you on here for a while Good to have you back! Yep - old man had it for 3 years and we have run it for 5 years - proving to be an excellent long termer in terms of reliability and running costs.
  5. My 8 year old F11 flew through it's MOT - only 6250 miles driven in the last year so now on over 64000.
  6. E39mad

    E39, when to call it a day?

    I think you had a Friday afternoon built car Mark. I remember us both running 530i's at the same time and you had problems and I had none... so much so that I wrote a thread saying that there was nothing wrong with my E39 and it was perfectly reliable and a delight to own.
  7. E39mad

    Hello Everyone - E39 540iA

    Welcome - lovely 540i you have there. I was in Split in September as a base for a weeks sailing - great city and nightlife.
  8. E39mad

    E39 530i - 55k miles

    Lovely motor - it's Titan Silver as Aspen was a darker pre-facelift colour. Has rare folding rear seats too!!
  9. E39mad

    Alpina B10 V8 Touring

    Lovely - looks like a face-lift car with external lights plus the steering wheel and nav - shame the interior is grey
  10. E39mad

    E34 M5 Touring restoration

    Fantastic car Richard - I'd be surprised if there will be a better E34 M5 touring in the UK. I love Avus Blue as well!!
  11. There is a clue on Richard's posts.....
  12. E39mad

    E39 535i V8 M-Sport 108’000 miles

    Lovely looking motor - you may wish to add your location to the advert
  13. E39mad

    My old Alpina B10 4.8 V8S

    Great motor and the values keep rising Who originally ordered a silver car with chrome trim though - major fail!
  14. E39mad

    Farewell F11 Hello G32 6 Series

    Liking the new motor Matthew - good luck with it! Correct me if I am wrong but you turned another one of these down because of the additional cost of a tow bar?
  15. E39mad

    From 520d to an X1 18i

    I have considered an X1 as our next car particularly the 2.0 litre petrol which is petrol 4x4 and auto only. One because it is smaller on the outside than the 5 yet almost as large inside - I like the sliding rear bench. Yes I have heard bad things about std seats although sports seats get praised. "Lessor" BMW's than the 5 appear to have little refinement in comparison - not sure how much it would cost for additional sound deadening. Not like the old days when generally you could see the refinement through the range (thinking of my 2.8 E36). Overall we have came to the conclusion that should we go for a petrol SUV it's likely to be the VW Tiguan or Skoda Kodiak - either that or a slightly older diesel X3