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    South Manchester
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    E34 M5 & E39 M5


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    1991 E34 M5 3.6 & 2003 E39 M5

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  1. rbond9

    E39, M5's in the Northwest.

    My friends dad worked at ICL in the 1980's His dads last name was Gordon.
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    Space saver

    Can you get hold of a x70 space saver? - 36116768861
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    E39, M5's in the Northwest.

    I'm in Ashton-Under-Lyne.
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    Looking to view this E39 M5 - bad idea?

    I'm a bit late to the party here but to add to this thread regarding the initial car in question. Dennis had his comments spot on. I went to view the car in Wigan in about April and whilst it looks very nice in the pictures on the advert it is a very sad looking car in person. There is a lot of rust, there is a very cheap removal of the rear silencers and the engine started misfiring when I started it up. It was very sad to see this car and I came away thinking it was really a parts car.
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    E39 M5 Wanted

    All sorted now thanks, you can delete this thread if you like.
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    Can I just add that I had a chat with @jags53 about his car leading up to the discovery of the work now needed. He was totally honest about any issues with the car and hence removing it from sale which shows real integrity that is often scarce when buying a car these days.
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    E39 M5

    What's the deal with the MOT history? The milage seems go drop suddenly.
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    Thanks Dan, I have PM'd him and we are trying to set something up.
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    @jags53 - Is your car still for sale?
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    E39 M5 Wanted

    I am on the serious lookout for a tidy E39 M5, mileage preferably not over 130k but condition/history more important. It also needs to be 2001/2002, I would prefer a LMB. Cash waiting. Location: South Manchester but willing to travel for the right car. My budget is about £12k Thanks.
  11. I am on the lookout for an E39 M5, there are two pretty close to me on ebay that I wondered what peoples thoughts were on them or if they were owned by anyone on here, thanks. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-M5-E39-Le-Mans-Blue-Caramel-Extended-Leather-2001-114k-Full-MOT/183550603313?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649 https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2000-W-BMW-M5-E39-SILVERSTONE-BLUE-HERITAGE-LEATHER-LOW-MILES-LOW-OWNERS-M3-AMG/163405364353? _trkparms=aid%3D888007%26algo%3DDISC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140328180637%26meid%3Dd25dc1e163054109862063c2d085b71f%26pid%3D100009%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D1%26sd%3D183550603313%26itm%3D163405364353&_trksid=p2047675.c100009.m1982
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    2001 E39 M5 - SOLD

    I just got an insurance quote of £800 which I think is a bit much TBH. I might have to rethink my E39 M5 dream for a few years.
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    2001 E39 M5 - SOLD

    If you kept the car what would you have done to it next?
  14. Fantastic write up, you put a lot of effort into this for others benefit and very appropriate thread title
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    Need Help...Broken M5

    Did you get to the bottom of this problem?