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SplitBusVanatic last won the day on June 5 2014

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    2002 525d Manual SE TitanGrau.
  1. Kitted 525dSE 2002 Manual

    The other day a friend of mine had a car (‘87 Merc 300d) brought from Birmingham To within a few miles of me for 400 pounds sterling. Bloke lives here. Can’t see why he wouldn’t bring a car like this the other way. So that’s the pain and time of driving it back sorted. I’m seriously tempted to keep her and run out the tax on her. And then sell the interior to claw a few quid back. Already Turned down €700 (euro) for the interior alone, twice. It would hurt the Sale chances too much to offer the car without it while it’s still taxed etc. you can’t recoup road tax over here like you can in the UK (unless you scrap it and get an ‘end of life cert’) And this thing is €1080 to tax for a year in Ireland. ( A 530d is €1494 to tax annually.) The lack of rust on her is a big plus to any Uk buyer. It’s been here in Ireland for 11 of its 15 years. (Reg date Dec 2002). Rust free UK e39’s are getting scarce nowadays. Price is high yes. But No one said it wasn’t negotiable. The car isn’t mint either. It looks great in the pictures. Few marks here and there. Also the Wheels ideally need a refurb to freshen them up. I’ll happily drive it through the winter. It’s so reliable,comfortable and decent on fuel if you go easy. All the best. Dan.
  2. Kitted 525dSE 2002 Manual

    Still here.
  3. Kitted 525dSE 2002 Manual

    Cheers fellas. Still for sale. No one has looked at it yet. Few calls and messages alright. Replaced front exhaust flexi pipes during the week and have rhs engine mount to go in today. Lemforder. It’s sorted then.
  4. Kitted 525dSE 2002 Manual

    Thanks Mick.
  5. Kitted 525dSE 2002 Manual

    Selling my car lads. Colour is unusual: TITAN GRAU (titan grey) its a kitted SE. everything 'sport' retro fitted with genuine parts. Everything except sport suspension. Interior is obviously m5 caramel heritage. Recently refurbished my myself to a high standard. At at this present time. I'm not keen on selling the interior separately. E38 7 series front armrest fitted. No gizmos in this armrest. Just the stand non phone, but opening & sliding one. Black leather. Car was originally a uk car. Imported by older gentleman in 2006. I've had it 2 years. Mileage is 208,000. Miles. I'm in Ireland, Co. Mayo. Can pick anyone up from Ireland West Knock airport. It's only a few minutes away. Just give me a day or two notice if you're travelling. Plenty of cities served to and from Knock Airport. Birmingham FLYBE.COM Bristol RYANAIR East Midlands RYANAIR Edinburgh FLYBE.COM Liverpool RYANAIR London Gatwick AER LINGUS London Luton RYANAIR London Stansted RYANAIR Manchester FLYBE.COM Here's the ad on donedeal (Irish equivalent of gumtree etc.) https://www.donedeal.ie/cars-for-sale/bmw-e39-525d-taxed-and-tested/16292012 Asking ofice is 2850. EURO. Or nearest offer. What's app is best for me +353877469236 thanks for looking. Dan.
  6. E39 2003 525dat - biturbo project

    Love it. Great work.
  7. E38 740d

    Yup there sure is. Wonder was the 740d a good engine. ?
  8. E38 740d

    Just looking at mobile.de today. I see there's a few 740d e38's on there. Some as cheap as 3,500 euros and plenty for 4,000 euros. V8 diesel with 245bhp. Has anyone had any experience with these ? Are they twin turbo ? Did these engines give any trouble. Wonder what they're like on fuel. RHD conversion anyone better still, RHD and Manual Gearbox conversion.
  9. Heated seat and electric seat looms ??

    I've got the panel with the heated seats switches above the legendary e39 cup holders and obviously the heated seats fitted. If I bought your loom. What else do I need to do to get 'em going ? Cheers.
  10. Stretch's 530d Sport Touring. Updated 14/8/17

    The devil is in the details. Great work.
  11. Common rail diesel in an E34?

    Thread resurrection here. Has anyone done this yet ? An e34 would be epic with a 2.5d or 3.0d M57.
  12. Stretch's 530d Sport Touring. Updated 14/8/17

    Friggin love it
  13. 528i Saloon breaking *going to scrap*

    Any mudflaps ? Its the rear mudflaps clips I'm after. Cheers
  14. 528i Saloon breaking *going to scrap*

    See below.
  15. 2002 525d SE to Sport

    200,000 miles and climbing.