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bigrigbri last won the day on November 20 2019

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About bigrigbri

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    ICE, BEER, RC Stuff
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    E39 530d Sport Aegean Individual

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  1. As I already own one it would be a boring but safe choice of a late Pug 306 that can be repaired with parts from anywhere does not rot and is a hoot to drive and grotty enough to be a work horse with the diesels plodding up some big mileage's with no major incidents whilst giving decent mpg too. Save the other 2 grand for a nice holiday or a new fridge to put in the garage to fill with beer.
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    Spotted a mint E32

    Just out today in our local town and saw this beaut come past and stop at the lights. I stood out a mile against all the other mass produced crap around and still looked the exec that it always was and mint too boot.
  3. A guy who used to work at our place had a private plate. BA11CKS Thought it was mint.
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    What did you do to your E39 today ?

    Well last night I sold my old girl and it was an emotional departure having had her so many years and gone through such a roller coaster of mostly great times and a few nail biters. Won't be my last old Beemer though.
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    E39 saloon boot floor plastic

    I'm in need of a e39 boot floor plastic inserts as I cut mine to bits to get my stereo system in . Now I am selling the car I would like to put it all back to standard. A reasonable distance from S40 postcode is no problem. Thanks.
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    Is Audi overtaking BMW?

    In my case my old E39 trounced the Audi I have in terms of driver appeal and precision. It will be interesting where Bmw go from here as it can only be up.
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    Is Audi overtaking BMW?

    The X Drive isn't a proper 4 wheel drive system. It's a back wheel drive with a little help fro the front if the computer says yes.
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    Is Audi overtaking BMW?

    I will always remain a true Beemer fan but I have to agree with most that's been said here as Audi have really raised the bar a lately and with the benefit of Quattro when putting the higher powers down. The body styles can be a little generic but they have some models that do look classy moody and quite sexy. I can say that with my recent purchase of the A8 4.2tdi it puts the 3.0 Beemer diesel to shame with it's smoothness and sheer power that a 7 series would benefit from rather than put 20 turbos on the already strained m57 lump. Wet roads and dual carriageway drag races from the lights are a cinch putting all the power down safely ( got to show the young chavs that us oldies can do it with more grace and less noise).
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    Paint stripper for alloys, any recommendations?

    What about some brake fluid? It strips car paint like there's no tomorrow, when even if you wasn't trying. Lol. No harsh chemicals n such.
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    Leaving the Bavarian nest

    Cheers guys. This has been a brilliant forum with some colourful characters and may it continue. I shall be lurking......
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    Leaving the Bavarian nest

    Now that's some proper mid life crisis purchase if I ever saw one
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    Speed bumps damage

    Speed humps ARE there to slow the vehicle down. 30mph therefore down to say 15-20 is what should happen for them to be effective and any faster then the long life of the shocks n springs can't be guaranteed and an airborne car is too Dukes of Hazard. If the impatient gits behind you don't like it then stuff em.
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    Leaving the Bavarian nest

    Cheers Dan. Will still linger around on here though.
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