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BarryM last won the day on August 7 2018

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About BarryM

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    Alpina B10 V8

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  1. BarryM

    Plastic sheds

    Missing/damaged items seems to come up quite regularly in feedback for Keter sheds so their QC seems to leave something to be desired but as you say the Customer service team seem to sort it out quite efficiently - an odd business model! I have a concrete base from where my old shed was which is still quite solid so think I’m in good shape to install it there.
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    Oil cooler parts

    HI, paid with PayPal
  3. BarryM

    Plastic sheds

    Unpacked the boxes and 2 panels are damaged and can’t be used, 2 more panels have a number of punch marks which I expect to be replaced - all boxes were intact when received! I’d read a couple of reviews where parts were damaged and Keter seem to accept replacement parts as a common occurrence.
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    HID dim beam aim too low

    Broken headlight adjusters are part of E39 ownership, plenty of useful info here:
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    What did you do to your E39 today ?

    Went out to a flat battery during the week so plugged in the CTEK but got a red light saying the battery wouldn't hold charge, decided to start the process again and next time it said the battery had got to full charge so fingers crossed it's gonna be fine. I have a Bosch S5 which is 3 years old so with a 5 year warranty I was ready to get it replaced......let's see what happens when the cold weather returns!
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    What did you do to your E39 today ?

    I cant agree, although they’re nearly 20yo the xenon are miles better than any halogen bulbs. I fitted new Phillips Xtreme vision 4300k bulbs about a year ago after one of the xenon bulbs failed after 6 years.
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    Oil cooler parts

    HI, can I order the following parts please: Description Quantity Part No. Cost Hex bolt with washer 3 07119903994 £1.79 C-clip nut 2 51127070202 £1.54 Air channel 1 17212246026 £19.38 Blind plug 1 51718168260 £1.49 O-ring 4 17222245358 £3.84 Bracket oil pipe 2 17212243052 £37.81 Hex bolt with washer 1 7119912492 £1.94 Fillister head with washer 1 7119920137 £0.92 many thanks Barry
  8. Hi Tim, Connector arrived, btw - the two connectors are independant and were just taped together so all good many thanks Barry
  9. BarryM

    Plastic sheds

    3 boxes turned up this week......226kg is a lot of plastic! Will post up a few pics as I put it together, hopefully before christmas.
  10. BarryM

    Oil cooler parts

    Hi, Can I have individual prices for the following please, not sure if the outlet pipe is still available: Description Quantity Part No. Oil cooler 1 17212246027 Bracket oil cooler mounting 1 17212246029 Circlip 2 17212246030 Hex bolt with washer 3 07119903994 Rubber grommet 3 31421232245 Sleeve 3 17212245019 C-clip nut 2 51127070202 Air channel 1 17212246026 Blind plug 1 51718168260 Oil cooling pipe inlet 1 17221745246 Oil cooling pipe outlet 1 17221745247 O-ring 4 17222245358 Bracket oil pipe 2 17212243052 Hex bolt with washer 1 7119912492 Fillister head with washer 1 7119920137 thanks Barry
  11. BarryM

    Rear brake overhaul

    Thanks to Clavurion I had a look on TIS and found this: Guess I need to acquire tool 34 1 132 as I don't have a way to make it and the seal sure isn't going on once I remove the grease! https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e39-540i-lim/repair-manuals/34-brakes/34-21-rear-wheel-brakes/JkVulZOv (installer sleeve) diameter 58 mm for rear dust cap - Series: E52, E53, E60, E65, E66, E67
  12. BarryM

    Rear brake overhaul

    OK, thanks for the explanation - so I've not come across this before so is the sleeve a BMW tool or can I buy or fabricate one as I'm a bit stuck otherwise
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    Rear brake overhaul

    I'm damned if I can get the piston boots to seal properly, they're from Made by Budweg and I got them from www.brakeparts.co.uk but as soon as I get it flush one side the other side just won't slide on regardless of how much brake grease I'm using: Even came up with a tight fitting cap to push across the whole seal at once but it just won't quite seat - any suggestions?
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    Plastic sheds

    Been waiting for the Keter Oakland shed to come back into stock at Costco as £300 cheaper than anywhere else: https://www.costco.co.uk/Garden-Sheds-Patio/Garden-Sheds/Keter-Oakland-11ft-x-7ft-6-34-x-23m-Side-Door-Shed/p/259574 Ordered so waiting for a delivery date, think I'll need to charge up my electric screwdriver!
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    Nav screen dodgy

    Well the dash unit is simply an LCD screen, control panel and the rear housing is the cassette drive. Possibly one of the ribbon cables needs reseating but the LCD screens do fail so I'd suggest checking the ribbon connectors first but maybe replace the LCD. It's a DIY job - a bit fiddly but available from eBay