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red35 last won the day on February 7 2012

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About red35

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  • Birthday 06/25/1971

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    04 645ci

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  1. red35

    new guy

    Wish I'd still got mine. I sourced all the Alpina bits from ebay for very reasonable money including a dash plaque and rear badge from a breaker. Probably not that easy to source now though. That's a cracking E28 WayneoB7s A black rocker cover would go go some way to making look Alpinerish under the bonnet
  2. red35

    6 Appreciation thread!

    They're definitely not roomy in the back but the 6 series has double the rear legroom of the Xk's as I had a look into buying one last month. No go for getting the kids in the back so I bought a 996 instead!
  3. red35

    6 Appreciation thread!

    Style 92 iirc. The best one for the 6 series.
  4. red35

    First service for my 545i

    I have a 645ci which has been run on 5w-30 for the last few years and has always dropped a spot of of oil overnight after a long journey. Switched over to 5w-40 last year and no more leak when hot Most people seem to recommend 5w-30 though and yes it will take 8 litres to fill it. It gets serviced at mot time every year with oil and filter, air filter and pollen filter. Not done the fuel filter yet but I suppose it can't hurt. Mine is on it's original waterpump but I changed the belt last year for peace of mind.
  5. Those coupes are a very under rated car. Great fun to drive and not many people know what they are
  6. red35

    E32 B12 Alpina

    Crap advert! No pics of the dash plaque and incorrect steering wheel too.
  7. red35

    The BMW5 random picture thread

    Not the best pictures but this CSL sounded fantastic at Donington on Sunday. Ex Steve Soper M3 was mixing it with the RS500's too.
  8. red35

    M30 Rocker Cover

    I think I have one somewhere. I'll check my stash and get back to you.
  9. red35

    E39 530i Sport purchase - pics :)

    I still miss that 7 but I'm enjoying the V8 noises from my 6er which eases the pain! I know what you mean about lack of time. Had to let my Supra go last year as it was just rotting away on the drive. Good luck with the sale mate.
  10. red35

    E39 530i Sport purchase - pics :)

    Sorry mate. Couldn't resist. Funny enough there is an E32 in manual flavour on ebay at the mo. Not struck on the colour... Brown! This is the one to have though: Pina This is in your neck of the woods: 740
  11. red35

    E39 530i Sport purchase - pics :)

    Didn't realise you like the E39's that much Scott
  12. I'd want better tyres and no ripped door seal for that money!
  13. red35

    Gearbox service completed at Mackies Glasgow

    Worth a call to find out how much VMTP charge for the 8HP service, but its a long run down to Staffordshire to get it done.
  14. red35

    Gearbox service completed at Mackies Glasgow

    Not at all. It was £380 all in.
  15. red35

    Automatic gearbox issues

    They test drove it before and after to make sure it was all good too.