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syncrofred last won the day on August 5 2014

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About syncrofred

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  • Birthday 14/12/1947

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    Banking well-earned pensions and getting up late.


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    2002 530d Touring with egr delete and decat pipe.Re-mapped to 235bhp.d

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  1. syncrofred

    Top Gear to get worse.

    Nothing I’ve read tempts me to start watching it again, but if pulls in lots of money and help the Beeb to remain advert free, then I hope it runs for ever.
  2. syncrofred

    All you need is a positive attitude....

    Have to say you are right with that one.
  3. syncrofred

    front wing cabin microfilter drains blocked

    While you in that area it’s worth checking that the wiper motor isn’t under water! Caught mine just in time, my lad wasn’t so lucky.
  4. syncrofred

    Rother Valley meet 2018

    You can’t fool us mate. Sunny Southport has rendered you insensitive. You need some good Yorkshire air asap.
  5. syncrofred

    Rother Valley meet 2018

    You’ve been feeling bad for several years. Why change now?
  6. syncrofred

    Rother Valley meet 2018

    Biggest lineup of 5s I’ve seen in a while. The sun shone, the Park was full and the beer and chips were spot on. Roll on next year!
  7. syncrofred

    Rother Valley meet 2018

    I’m coming in a Five, just to be different.
  8. syncrofred

    E39 touring newbie.

    Looks like a very well looked after car Freza. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do mine.
  9. syncrofred

    Halfords discount????

    Agree totally with the Halfords comments. Broke a socket, took it back, changed for new no problem. I’d had it several years and it had done a lot of work. Always buy their stuff when I can.
  10. syncrofred

    Hi, new e39 owner

    While the auto box is working well, do a flush, fluid and filter change as a preventative measure. While you are in there, change the lock-up solenoid. Not a big expense, but very worthwhile.
  11. syncrofred

    E39 Newbie

    Have a long and careful look at the jacking points. Take off the plastic cover sills if in any doubt. They do rust and it’s a big job to repair if they are really bad. When you get used to the power, they respond well to remapping!
  12. syncrofred

    Rust e39 no hope?

    The general opinion is save your money and scrap it. Even if you are good at welding yourself, there is going to be so much more on a car that bad. Kiss it goodbye and get another that has been carefully vetted.
  13. syncrofred

    Rother Valley meet 2018

    We are planning a week away in Sept, but not decided where or when. So put me down as a yes, but I’ll confirm later. I’ll try and remember to see if Andrew is available too when the date is sorted. Can this great summer last long enough Raymond or are we heading for flash floods in the valley?
  14. syncrofred


    This thread should carry a health warning.
  15. syncrofred

    3night break suggestions please

    If you’re ok with ferries, how about Dublin?