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2002 BMW E39 525d SE registered April 2002

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2002 BMW E39 525d SE registered April 2002

£3000
140k still in use so will go up slightly
MOT till March 2019
Full Service History – just about to be serviced with a folder full of receipts for loads of other bits and pieces done.
Services at 
14k
28k
42k
70k
95k
100k
106k
111k
117k
124k
132k (by our very own Dr Hind!)
140k

Have just replaced the FSU (hedgehog) as it failed last week
AC freezing cold as just been refreshed
Private Number Plate included
Silver cluster rings
OEM shadow line trim around the windows
OEM sport steering wheel retrimmed by Royal Steering Wheels
Leather centre console
HID headlights recently polished
LED number plate lamps
Replaced original angel eyes with aftermarket LED rings similar to modern BMW’s
EGR blanked
All vac lines replaced
Tinted rear windows
Decat fited
Braided brake lines
Swirlflaps removed
New shocks all around at 130k
M5 heated interior front and rear seats (memory fitted but needs coding)
M5 manual wing mirrors
Full leather doorcards (with grab handles)
OEM sport headlining
OEM sport bumpers
OEM electric rear blind 
New Eibach lowering springs at 130k
Loads of other suspension work done which I have invoices for
Parrot Asteroid shallow double din headunit & colour coded Janus fascia – no modding to airducts etc as it is a diskless unit. Runs Android and via mobile hotspot /tethering can access Waze and Spotify accounts along with digital radio stations
E38 armrest
Style 42 alloys in desperate need of a refurb with good Continental tyres all round. I removed the lacquer from the dishes about two years ago and have run them as bare metal so requires lots of maintenance which I have let slip over the winter.
I have owned the car since February 2012 and have done approx. 40k miles with no trouble at all. 
Spare extra parts include - one front Style 42 alloy (needs refurb and new tyre), lower ported M5 style grille, black leather rear seats, nighteye led bulbs and holders, spare black OEM mats, spare original centre console and a box of interior trims and clips, HVAC panel and OEM used blower motor

This car has been a labour of love as you can see with the retrofitting and careful modification and 100% reliable since I have owned it. Due to having 3 kids who need a lot more space it just needs to be replaced with something a bit bigger but I’m keen for it go to an enthusiast to finish it!
It just needs sport arch liners, the front fog lights wired up (I have the retrofit kits from BMW which are included) and the rear bumper painted and it will be done.
Car has had some paint to the front passenger wing and drivers door and more recently the front sport bumper, rust on the front sills sorted and fuel filler cap treated and painted. There is some slight bubbling on the underneath of the rear sills and boot lid near the license plate lights. Nothing terminal and jacking points have a clean bill of health.

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Car is now sold. 

 

Purchase price was exactly what I paid for it 6 year ago but hate to think what I've spent on it in that time!

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