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    BMW E39 540i in Titan Silver

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  1. timbolina

    What did you do to your E39 today ?

    Took the 540 for mot & passed with no advisories, even saw it coming off the rollers when testing the handbrake & the wheels locked! Well chuffed
  2. timbolina

    E39 parts price

    Hi, Please supply a price for the following parts inc delivery to mainline UK 1 No 51718193201 1 No 51718193202
  3. timbolina

    Saloon rear shelf reconditioning

    Have a look at this http://forum.bmw5.co.uk/topic/126116-two-tone-parcel-shelf/?tab=comments#comment-1355551
  4. timbolina

    Windscreen seal price please

    Received Friday, cheers
  5. timbolina

    Windscreen seal price please

    That's great, have sent payment & delivery address via pay pal, Cheers, Tim
  6. timbolina

    Windscreen seal price please

    Hi, is the price you quoted barrym for the E39 windscreen seal still current Front windscreen seal - £24.44 - 51318159784 Cheers Tim
  7. How do you connect it if you have the hi Fi option fitted as standard
  8. timbolina

    What Are These Protrusions?

    Think it is something to do with the higher temperatures in Japan. Also, they normally come with a Navi j sat Nav which only works in Japan. I relocated mine to the European location in the near side rear quarter panel using a mark 3 unit but left the TV & radio behind the seat
  9. timbolina

    2001 540i Japanese Import

    Those indentations on the rearseat bulkhead cover in the boot look interesting! Take a look to see what's behind them/what they're covering The indentation on the left is the radio module, the one on the right is the tv
  10. timbolina

    Still Discovering New Features

    And if you don't want them to tilt, turn the mirror switch to the opposite door
  11. timbolina

    Phone Holder Cradle Removal

    it's a straight swap
  12. timbolina

    Titan Silver Paint

    I used these people, colour match wasn't bad & if you send them a sample, ie the petrol flap, they will match it. https://refinishsystems.com
  13. timbolina

    540i - Starter Motor Failed?

    Check the battery earth cable, the clamp is useless. I had exactly the same problem with mine & I replaced it with a lead from these people. https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/brucom-ltd?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2754 Contact them & ask for a 35mm CSA lead, 200mm long with negative battery clamp & M8 terminal on the other end complete with brown heat shrink. They will only charge you about £6 including postage. Since fitting mine, it starts every time Cheers
  14. timbolina

    E39 540i Sport - Delivery at Last!

    The coin holder's only take yen coins, pound don't fit!
  15. timbolina

    18" staggered style 32 wheels (e39 fitment)

    Paisley freight are good, £37.99 for four 18" wheels & tyre's. The hardest part is wrapping them as they have to be wrapped individually with bubble wrap & cardboard, took me about 2 hours to do mine