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Thanks for the positive comments chaps. It felt sad to be driving home from my unit in the company hack rather than the 39!

 

Well I had actually resisted the temptation for another, but then on the FB group a very nice chap has touted his 535i Sport to me. Slate green, black interior with the light green leather seats and door card inserts (looks good!) M5 alloys, sunroof (which I love!) and he's only 25 mins or so from me.

 

I think we all know how this may end next weekend!! lol :D

 

The only thing putting me off is he says there's a noise - possibly VANOS - from the engine. He's sent me a video but I'm not sure. Chain tensioner is done last year so I assume not that. I did the VANOS on the 530 a few weeks back - not a bad job - but looking online to do it on a V8 looks a monster of a job??

 

Let's see how this pans-out.

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15 minutes ago, Hairyarse said:

Thanks for the positive comments chaps. It felt sad to be driving home from my unit in the company hack rather than the 39!

 

Well I had actually resisted the temptation for another, but then on the FB group a very nice chap has touted his 535i Sport to me. Slate green, black interior with the light green leather seats and door card inserts (looks good!) M5 alloys, sunroof (which I love!) and he's only 25 mins or so from me.

 

I think we all know how this may end next weekend!! lol :D

 

The only thing putting me off is he says there's a noise - possibly VANOS - from the engine. He's sent me a video but I'm not sure. Chain tensioner is done last year so I assume not that. I did the VANOS on the 530 a few weeks back - not a bad job - but looking online to do it on a V8 looks a monster of a job??

 

Let's see how this pans-out.

 

That's soon sortable though! Can always send it off to have it done professionally, if it is that!

 

535i eh? Hmmm... straight through exhaust! ;) 

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I'm going to do a bit more digging on it. I'll try anything but it does look a fairly long job, with specialist tools needed too I think?

 

The video he sent me of the exhaust note was enough to hook me!! lol

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So the 535i is on for a viewing on Sunday. His 540 has broken though so if I wanted to buy it I may not be able to have it yet! lol

 

Also stumbled across by accident a very nice looking (inside at least! lol) E65 745i. Not something I've ever thought about before, but it's playing on my mind now. A lot of kit (to go wrong!) and comfort for the money. Hmmmmmm...... :wacko::lol:

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I sniffed around a few 745i's before I bought my current 530i

 

Lovely cars and if it wasn't for our narrow driveway; I'd have owned one!

 

Massive amount of car for the money they sell for now!

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Yeah it’s a lot of car for the money. Viewing Saturday if it’s not sold. Heated, cooled and massaging front seats!!

 

I did  have my eye on that Hellrot 535 but sadly it’s already sold 

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9 hours ago, Hairyarse said:

Yeah it’s a lot of car for the money. Viewing Saturday if it’s not sold. Heated, cooled and massaging front seats!!

 

I did  have my eye on that Hellrot 535 but sadly it’s already sold 

 

Ah hadn't realised, sorry!

 

Personally; I'd be going for a 745i... The waftyness of them is just brilliant 8):lol: 

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34 minutes ago, Hairyarse said:

They're no slouch either!! I keep looking at it thinking 'why' - but then thinking 'why not!! lol'

 

For their money; there's no better car IMO (unless a decent E38 740i Sport came up, but very rare do they appear)!

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1 minute ago, Hairyarse said:

 

I had planned to but it's showing I can only upload half a megabyte!! lol

 

Use postimg.org 

 

It's free and gives you all sorts of links to use (I use the 'img hotlink for forums' one ;)

 

Storage in here is too limited! 

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Andy, just post the pics in your gallery and then show by using "insert other media", "insert existing attachment" and finally, "gallery images".

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22 minutes ago, Hairyarse said:

Let's see if this works. I hadn't looked at image hosting again since the whole Photobucket 'scandal' lol

 

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The feck is that? :lol: 

 

Sign up to postimage.org (if you haven't already done so)

 

Upload your pictures

 

And then press the 'share' button on that picture and use the 2nd link from the bottom (the button on the RHS will auto-copy it for you so you can paste it on here) like so:

 

Screen_Shot_2017-10-16_at_09.40.32.png

 

 

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12 hours ago, Loadmaster said:

Andy, just post the pics in your gallery and then show by using "insert other media", "insert existing attachment" and finally, "gallery images".

 

....Ok, so where's my gallery?? I can't find it!! lol :lol:

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37 minutes ago, Hairyarse said:

 

....Ok, so where's my gallery?? I can't find it!! lol :lol:

 

Should you actually be allowed to use a computer and th'iternet? :lol:

 

If you do as I suggest, you'll be sorted in no time haha

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14 hours ago, Hairyarse said:

 

....Ok, so where's my gallery?? I can't find it!! lol :lol:

Create one! Go into your profile and explore! :rolleyes:

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On 16/10/2017 at 10:14 PM, d_a_n1979 said:

 

Should you actually be allowed to use a computer and th'iternet? :lol:

 

If you do as I suggest, you'll be sorted in no time haha

 

I'm no technophobe, I just couldn't be assed to setup another online account! :D

 

I'll explore my options, please hold caller lol

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