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About Splondike

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  • Birthday 03/04/1972

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    85 M535i Manual #123 & 95 BMW E36 M3 3.0 Saloon #402 of 415

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  1. Splondike

    Who is that man with the camera ?

    Yep, guilty as charged
  2. Splondike

    Who is that man with the camera ?

    Nice one Pete Wow that is a blast from the past. My car in the pic is the E39 Touring YE51 MGO. The M535i is a black automatic that Oxo was hoping to buy once if I recall correctly !
  3. Splondike

    sorry to be going

    Sad times mate. Have you sold it to someone local ?
  4. Splondike

    What have you done on your E28 this week........

    Thanks Yes I had been driving past that road a few times and thought it would be good for a piccy ! These will be a lot easier to clean
  5. Splondike

    What have you done on your E28 this week........

    So tried these 17" Hartge rims on for size this week. I have had them for a while but not got around to trying them on the car, they were always one of my favourite rims. But I still think the Borbets edge it
  6. Splondike

    M535 values ?

    Hi, they are tricky to value as always. Nothing but scrap these days under 4k. Poorer examples seem to start around 5K. Good cars 8-12k and excellent up to around 15-18k. There are a few chancing their arm at higher figures but none seem to sell. As an example (albeit an odd one) a low mileage car (40k I think) sold at auction for around 23k last year and that needed paintwork doing.
  7. Splondike

    Beige interior. Convince me!

    That looks great with the black carpet etc Paddy. That's a bit like what I did with the M535i, black carpets trims and dash with light seats. I like the contrast Not sure I would have gone beige if it was my daily driver though ! Topaz with Beige should look nice if it's in decent condition.
  8. Splondike

    Buying an X5 - any advice if you own/ owned one?

    That was around town to be fair, but it did like a drink
  9. Splondike

    What have you done on your E28 this week........

    I was invited to go to Bicester but there is really good meet on my doorstep the same day.
  10. Splondike

    Buying an X5 - any advice if you own/ owned one?

    I had a 2004 4.4 Sport and I loved it. Only sold it due to needing a seven seater, as said they drive very much like a raised E39, fuel consumption was around 19mpg if you drove like the clergy but it was a superb mile muncher.
  11. Splondike

    PREDATOR - It really does exist

    My mate has one Dunc, nice doggie
  12. Splondike

    PREDATOR - It really does exist

    This is Mae, she's 7 months old
  13. Splondike

    What have you done on your E28 this week........

    Took it for the first blast of 2019 yesterday... love it still
  14. Splondike

    Hello!

    Welcome aboard, any piccies of the car ?
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