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    e39 525d avus edition e34 518i se

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    New hella’s

    Is it a lhd car? If so the vin number will give you lhd lamps?
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    Have I damaged my battery?!

    It just needs a good charge
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    100k miles of fuel economy data

    Dedication to the pump!!! I get 500 miles per fill of 60 litres, but managed 600 in the last fill as we been on various family days out as well as my 12 mile round trip to work over 9 days, I could get more mpg but I’m heavy footed, mine is 2.5d sport and I’ve never put fuel in it n thought “ffs”
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    A hack for fuzzy alcantara seats

    Done them and they look tons better, good call!!!!
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    A hack for fuzzy alcantara seats

    I have those seats , one of those bobble off gadgets and the aforementioned sand paper! I’ll be back in a bit!
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    Halfords discount????

    I’ve never been refused anything yet! Only ever seem to need gear sets replacing in ratchets, and the occasional deep sockets,I once bought an old n rusty and seized 3/8 snap on long ratchet at an auto jumble, presented it to my snap on man, he gave me a brand new superseded version the week after, I did the same with an old 1/2 facom ratchet too , old as the hills didn’t work, presented it to my Indy tool man, week later got a brand new one
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    Halfords discount????

    Just thought. If you’re on machine Marts mailing list they have vat free days on all Clarke products, decent quality too, saved a small fortune on a mig welder a few months ago
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    E39 530D consistent power loss

    Fuel filter replaced in 2016? as it’s now 2years old I’d replace that as a matter of elimination
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    Halfords discount????

    Snap on gear doesn’t wear out like the Halfords stuff, it’s ok for the diy mechanic and I’m not knocking it but used every day professionally it just would not last
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    Problems with BMW battery

    I replaced my battery with a yuasa a few weeks ago,£94 with trade discount. Top tip, put your receipt in a food bag and gaffer tape it onto the battery, you’ll never lose it then .
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    Paying for membership

    Just been goin thru the procedure to get gold membership, choose payment method, I don’t have paypal so what is the other method ‘stripe’? ill be FIIK!
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    My old girl...

    Just arrived at the seaside, can’t grumble bout mpg
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    My old girl...

    Well it’s almost ‘run in’ now, Mine hit 170k a few weeks back , owned it for almost 3 n half years and it’s still a pleasure to drive, it’s going to take me another 5 years to get to 200k and I’ve no urge to replace it, we (wife n skids) are off to Bridlington tomorrow, bout 160 mile round trip and I’ve recently run some very impressive fuel additive thru it and I’ll reset my mpg before setting off to see what I can get, I’ve managed 56mpg on previous trips!
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    Anyone got a bit of love for old Fords?

    Got to be Derbyshire?
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    Some BMW parts prices have gone through the roof!

    I went to a place and had a couple of cans made up as I couldn’t get my colour in the motor factors. £11 a can
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