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CarlBM last won the day on March 2 2012

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About CarlBM

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  • Birthday 09/29/1972

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    Southend-On-Sea
  • Occupation
    Obeying SWMBO

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    E39 530i Sport Aegean Blue

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  1. CarlBM

    E39 Audio Upgrade - Final

    Nah, still doesn't work with any other nav apps
  2. CarlBM

    Caliper Painting

    Updated pic with the clip painted gloss black, much better than silver.....
  3. CarlBM

    Just bought a 540i - Awesome!!

    That colour is fantastic.
  4. CarlBM

    E39 Audio Upgrade - Final

    Yes, you lose the OBC but nothing I ever used. The only thing I used it for was to display the temp and I can get that info up on the clocks. .
  5. CarlBM

    E39 Audio Upgrade - Final

    Thought I would update my thread. During the last couple of weeks I have fitted an alpine iLX-700 head unit to my car, removed the bit10d for future sale and plugged HU straight into the amp. Further £100 on leads etc later........ I didn't realise how long ago I had updated my sound system, it still going strong, as is the car. Liking the alpine so far, great to have internet radio and hands free phone again, my only gripe would be I am stuck using the apple satnav app and not being able to use any other.
  6. CarlBM

    Caliper Painting

    My car is just my daily, brakes never get hot enough for that to be a problem.
  7. CarlBM

    Caliper Painting

    http://www.paints4u.com/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=5021 Monte Carlo blue - WB05 paint code. The 2k clear was painted with a spray gun/compressor. But I'm pretty sure paints4u sell clear in can as well.
  8. CarlBM

    Caliper Painting

    Its not caliper paint, just normal 1k out a tin. The clear was 2k though.
  9. CarlBM

    Greatest Movie Scene.

    This scene is superb, sticks out in my mind.
  10. CarlBM

    Which 3 cars - lottery win

    Nismo GTR Latest M5 porker 911 turbo
  11. CarlBM

    Caliper Painting

    Thought I would try a different colour on my Calipers. Original - painted with smooth black hammerite.... image_zpskhrmgmut by Carl Evans, on Flickr New.... Monte Carlo blue and clearcoat. not liking the silver clip, think I will paint it gloss black at the weekend....... image_zpsfdzvesst by Carl Evans, on Flickr
  12. CarlBM

    speed sensitive volume??

    Unfortunately you can only minimise how sensitive it is, not switch it off completely. Annoying isn't it. Turn the radio off Turn the radio on Press and hold the 'SEL' key. Use the < and > buttons to scroll through various settings. When you get to GAL, use the number keys to set the level. When done, turn the radio off and on again.
  13. CarlBM

    Leather/vinly Scuffmaster Kits

    Good Afternoon, Are you still supplying the kits through the forum? I was looking sort out part of my door cards.... The colour is the E39 Aegean edition 'silver light grey'. Lastly could the dye be sprayed through a 0.8 mini spray gun/compressor? Thank you Carl.
  14. CarlBM

    Legal pressed plates

    Got mine from elite car care
  15. CarlBM

    Ps4. I think my sons disappointed!

    I've just upgraded to a ps4, been addicted to destiny since getting it. Being a cod fan waiting for next Monday to play that....but was a little pissed off to find I HAD to join ps+ to play certain games online! they certainly kept that quiet.
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