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cableguy last won the day on June 24 2020

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About cableguy

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    BMW5 Star
  • Birthday November 25

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    North East / North Yorkshire
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    A lot...
  • Occupation
    Have a guess "Sherlock"


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    Ze Germans...

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  1. cableguy

    New to E34

    Congrats. Is it Manual or Auto and what rims is it running, they look like Hartge's...? C.
  2. cableguy

    E39 M5 on Collecting Cars.

    It's Caramel (e39 M5 Specific) which is very different, a much richer colour and works well with the Black Dash, Door Cards etc. Admittedly not most peoples first choice on a lighter coloured car, however it certainly makes it stand out from the standard fayre seen on Silverstone cars. All IMO of course. C.
  3. cableguy

    E39 M5 on Collecting Cars.

    Highly unusual seeing Caramel Heritage Leather against Silverstone... doesn't look too bad IMO. Overall it looks a nice car, low miles but a shame they never facelifted the rear lights as they did with the fronts. C.
  4. cableguy

    I’m back in a 5!

    Great purchase and loving that mocha interior. I have Comfort Seats too with added cool ventilation and oscillating (massage) function. They're a vast improvement over standard Sports Seats. C.
  5. cableguy

    F11 Again or move on to a G31?

    I was in this same position just over a year ago and decided on a late F11 after driving both the petrol F11 535i and the petrol G31 540i. The later car did feel more modern and slightly lighter on its feet, however I hated the dash mounted tablet infotainment, 20" wheels and preferred the more BMW'esque look of the earlier car. A well optioned 6 Cylinder F11 is hard to beat as an allrounder. C.
  6. cableguy

    F11 Again or move on to a G31?

    I've got a late 66 Plate 535i F11 (Petrol) with a spec to die for that i'm thinking of selling if you're interested... C.
  7. cableguy

    E34 530i manual

    Good e34's are hard to come by and that looks like a nice example. Bombproof M30 and Manual too. C.
  8. cableguy

    Just a feeler: F11 535i sport touring - ideally manual!!

    Are you still looking? I have a low mileage late car with mega spec. Due to arrival of a new hound, family staycations etc. i'm thinking of going down the VW Transporter route. C.
  9. cableguy


    Cool. Sophisto is such a good colour... GLWS. C.
  10. cableguy


    Mileage??? C.
  11. cableguy

    Factory short shift gearlever £25

    I'll take it please. Please PM payment details. C.
  12. cableguy

    E39 M5

    Just the usual Hexagon trick in trying to push market prices up. They did the same with the Z8 and actually succeeded. Nice low miles late car which will no doubt find a buyer, eventually... C.
  13. cableguy

    New car purchased today!!!

    The car has only done 32k miles so unless there is evidence of any leak then i'd leave alone. Gearbox would probably benefit from a service at 100k miles or ten years old, whichever comes first. C.