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Everything posted by Carl-e34

  1. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bmw-E34-540i-individual-Shadow-Line-6-Speed-manual/112765001309?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160727114228%26meid%3D82176cb6bbf1477daf585ad62b332ab8%26pid%3D100290%26rk%3D3%26rkt%3D4%26sd%3D152869901913&_trksid=p2060778.c100290.m3507 Whats your views ...
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    BMW Car Magazine

    Total BMW was the common man's/woman's magazine ... BMW Car was/is more about selling new BMW's and high end collecting.
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    E28 M535 Polaris Silver - for sale

    I was offered a Black 1987 (E) plus 1.5 k against my Capri 2.8 Turbo back during 1998 .. I turned it down
  4. Sadly common these days …. I would also be alert over the next week or so …
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    E34 540i/6T again

    I hope you get the Avus back
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    Bulkhead drains

    https://flic.kr/p/2iDAiap https://flic.kr/p/2iDAida Carl ;)
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    E39 M5's for sale

    100 %
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    My 1985 528i auto - 29k miles!!

    That's so lovely
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    Bulkhead drains

    They do also rust behind the heater unit .. Which results in the heater unit seal being broken and allowing in water. Normally the wiper scuttle is unaffected It's just the bulkhead below the join in the bodywork that is toast ... Once the plastic bulkhead trim is removed you can check with a toffee hammer (normally you can see the bubbles under the stone guard.
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    Bulkhead drains

    HI The drains are behind the plastic trim that are fixed to the bulkhead under the front arches … There are two drains per side. The rust/rot normally reaches into the corner where the bulkhead meets the A post. It's best to remove the front carpet and inspect the whole area … It's getting common now Our 540 (TBL) had the same issues and the Nugget also Edit. Give above the pedals a good check and does your E34 have a sunroof ?
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    E34 540i/6T again

    How do you find them I like the spec
  12. Hello Welcome to the new project Firstly I'd like to thank fellow forum member Made In Wigan for allowing me to obtain my dream car and for his time and hospitality last night it was a pleasure meeting you and we look forward to meeting you again. .BMW E34 540i/6T BH15021 Golden Nugget Golden Nugget Spec The Story I've been wanting/ looking for BH15021 since 2010/11 never really expecting to find her ... let alone own her... We had checked with BMW during 2012 and was aware she had done around 240k (2004) last BMW service ... So expected her to be long gone... I have a final thank you to Stefan for purchasing my dream and making my dream happen Pictures to follow tomorrow and the plan of action (I'm enjoying the dream today)
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    The " Golden Nugget " BMW E34 540i/6T BH15021

    It really is Dave ... But will get there in the end Ps, Might be having another 7 coming our way This time a late E32 750 with Sports interior. its been standing a while Hi Marc, It's a nice old thing really, with working AC and some nice 17 inch staggered wheels ... It's been loved so the relationship at the moment is
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    The " Golden Nugget " BMW E34 540i/6T BH15021

    Hi Dave It's been a little annoying really ... We were waiting for the welder to confirm the date of the welding for the Nugget . It went from May to September and then the welder asked for more pictures to remind him of the job. Which at this point the job jumped from £1400 to 2000K and 5 months time lost. The original welder that complete TBL has sadly finished working so was putting our trust in a new lad So the hunt is on for another welder or might just wait until the weather gets better and have a go with our mig. I have been purchasing new suspension and body panels So once started the transformation should be pleasing We have also found a couple of E38's 728's to keep us going One's the winter hack and the others going for sale soon ( Enjoyed France so rot free) I enjoy the pictures you post of the M5 interior ... Hope the fleet is fine
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    E39 530i - techno violet - low miles

    Full BMW respray and under warranty ..
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    E39 rusty jacking point

    The best prevention is to remove as much of the rust effected area, and once welded fill the inner sill with a rust proofing product.
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    LKM questions-The truth is out there....

    I would remove the adjusters wiring plug from the lamps if the adjusters are faulty ... as base models had no adjusters anyway.
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    Fed up with rubbish roads

    Most likely some local Councillor lives there ...
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    Jerky steering while Manoeuvering

    Did ML change the steering fluid ?
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    E39 525i tourer - Jap import

    That is lovely !
  21. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-E34-530i-V8-Touring-Requiring-Some-Restoration/163807112173?hash=item2623aa2bed:g:H34AAOSw2bhdSWU1 Does need some work
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    E34 530 manual Touring

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-E34-530i-V8-Touring-Requiring-Some-Restoration/163849778806?hash=item2626353676:g:H34AAOSw2bhdSWU1 For sale ...
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    E39 530i SE manual

    £2,750 - 3k It does look lovely.
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    Fit the M50b25 as Marc rightly put There are plenty still around, So finding an healthy one should be easy.