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Just the standard weekly wash.. Then it rained...

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Really should buy some carpet dye and start dying the carpet

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Wednesday I faffed with some LED headlamp bulbs and figured out how to take the grille off and that all the headlamp adjusters are knackered, thankfully only managed to break one clip, also stuck one glass lens back on, the chrome ring was holding it in place!

 

Thursday after getting home from work and needing to load my Citroen onto a trailer to go mapping in Cornwall on Friday, it refused to start and after I jumped it and left it idling it cut out after about 15 minutes.

 

dead alternator.

 

ARSE.

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17 hours ago, Carl-e34 said:

Looking smart :) one of only two Diamond Schwarz 540/6 saloons left :wub:  

 

If I recall the other was for sale some time back & it had low miles but there was something fishy about it??

 

Also there was 1 Touring in DB as well. I always keep my eyes open for it but suspect it's long been turned into beer cans!  They would make a nice pair..........^_^

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3 hours ago, 540i/6DB said:

 

If I recall the other was for sale some time back & it had low miles but there was something fishy about it??

 

Also there was 1 Touring in DB as well. I always keep my eyes open for it but suspect it's long been turned into beer cans!  They would make a nice pair..........^_^

 

The other was on sale during 2014 

the asking price was £5'200 its since

Sold during 2016 for 8k.

When i viewed the motor during 2014

I found out the Bootlid and rear panel

Had been replaced along with the 

Front wing, the wing was not seated 

Right too. 

 

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£8k! Wow, he did well.

I had one of the 2 Diamond black 540i/6 tourings back in 2008 and tried to buy it back in 2011 or 2012. L336KDP, looks like it's dead now.

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44 minutes ago, MadeinWigan said:

£8k! Wow, he did well.

I had one of the 2 Diamond black 540i/6 tourings back in 2008 and tried to buy it back in 2011 or 2012. L336KDP, looks like it's dead now.

 

He did do well !

The interior and wheels sold it .....

 It's interior is buffalo sports leather 

 along with low miles.

 But the motor looked shady on close inspection which turned us away from

 doing a deal we also check at BMW

About recalls it never had the uprated

Oil pump housing.

 

 

 

 

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removed the alternator, stripped the rear cover and regulator off to find pretty worn out brushes and a deeply grooved slip ring :(  bearings are still good thankfully, so hopefully have it rebuilt

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