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Loadmaster last won the day on April 18

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About Loadmaster

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    Not Far From Gatwick
  • Interests
    Old Mercs and BMWs, anything with an AMG badge on it, bikes of the motorised variety, aircraft, music, foreign travel (USA a favourite) and, oh - the family!!
  • Occupation
    Aircraft Regulatory Stuff


  • Garage
    Japanese Import E39 540i Sport - Zafira - C1 - Z750

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  1. Loadmaster

    What did you do to your E39 today ?

    They do for sure. Where did you buy them from Dan? What I'll probably do first is black Plasticote the old set, pop them back in and make a decision from there.
  2. Loadmaster

    What did you do to your E39 today ?

    Cheers Dan, those few small areas that needed paintwork and were done in April have brought it up to a really high standard now. Funnily enough, I do need a pair of new grilles as one of the clips has broken on one of them and the it pops out whenever I shut the bonnet Was considering black, but undecided at the mo'.
  3. Loadmaster

    What did you do to your E39 today ?

    Washed it, it rained, dried it off again, it's sunny!
  4. Loadmaster

    Hi, new to the forum.

    Welcome to the forum. The E39 always looks good in red.
  5. Loadmaster

    Steering issue on 2017 G30 530i

    Welcome along.
  6. Loadmaster

    Style 49's on SE

    I agree about the angel eyes....
  7. Loadmaster

    Style 49's on SE

    As per Chicane's post above (he owns the car now) it's on a standard sport suspension set up, all part of the Sport Pack that the car was kitted out with when built. That part of the Nurburgring, the Carousel, is steeply banked and therefore the car appears lower than it actually is, due to compression of the suspension.
  8. Loadmaster

    Style 49's on SE

  9. Loadmaster

    First time BMW driver

    Hi and welcome to the forum. Post your tech queries into the appropriate section, which you'll find further down the home page.
  10. Loadmaster

    What did you do to your E39 today ?

    Yeah, BMW are going spectacularly large with grilles on some of the new models!
  11. Loadmaster

    Gearbox truble

    How are you getting on with this? Have you had the engine oil level reduced to what it should be?
  12. Loadmaster

    Style 49's on SE

    Style 49s are a good looking wheel and oddly enough can look bigger than they are. I had them on my previous E39, which was an SE. Take a look in my V42 DPL album here in my profile.
  13. Loadmaster

    Winter Vehicle Storage.

    Back in the mid 90s, I was an engineer with an airline that operated a small fleet of L1011 Tristars. They were largely laid up over the winter months when charter work was thin on the ground. My point here is that they were a right pain when required in service and would develop faults just by having sat about. They were at their best being regularly used. A bit like any machine.
  14. Loadmaster

    Winter Vehicle Storage.

    I agree with this as I had the same issue of moisture building up under a top (windows and roof) cover last year and I won't use it anymore. As said, industrial units can be extremely cold and damp in winter, but it might work without a cover next time? Keep it off the road, open to the elements, so keep it running and wash/wax/fettle as required and it should look just as good in the next Springtime.