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boiliebasher last won the day on October 21 2018

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    E34 540i Touring

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  1. boiliebasher

    is it really minus 14 in uk?

    As far as I am aware you only need to purchase a TV licence if you intend to watch LIVE television. If you only watch pre-recorded shows, there is no need to buy a TV licence......
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    Noob from Eastern Europe

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    Rare beast E34 540/6 Touring

    Agreed with photos. They are pretty piss poor and in this day and age there's no real excuse tbh. Photos aside, it's quite a high mileage car that is rotten so quite strong money but as has been mentioned, an e34 540iT/6 is a rare beast so there are people out the who probably would be prepared to pay that kind of money for one.....
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    E39 540 Cosmos Black 40k

    Nice! I like that
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    Oil Change

    +1 I have bought genuine BMW oil filters in the past and they have been stamped Hengst along with the relevant BMW part numbers
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    is it really minus 14 in uk?

    Having spent a month traveling Vietnam, which is obviously officially a communist country, I would say it's all B.S. In some extremities yes I agree but personally I would have said that we here in the "free" western world, are more locked into a dictatorship than we are lead to believe compared to some true "commie" countries.....
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    Auto box flush ?

    Interested I this as I am also fairly local to the Bournemouth area and wondered if there where any reliable specialists in the area.... Agree with Carl's comments above but also feel that in some cases when you read horror stories on the web that the oil and filter change was done by a numpty and either refilled with wrong oil or not sufficiently topped up/ serviced correctly. I think the importance should be finding someone who is a specialist in the auto box field and knows what the are doing.... Either way good luck and keep us posted
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    Yeah tourings are far easier to remove head lining from! Open boot job done!
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    BMW E39 535i Project - £200

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    E39 540i 6 speed manual £2500 Essex

    Yes but can the E60/90 6speed g/boxes bolt straight up to the m60/62 engines?! The 420g gearboxes will always be desirable and command strong money imho.
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    Or the tried and tested pikey method of staples seems to work just fine too
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    Aerosol spray adhesive. It's quite a known issue on older cars and if you want to do the job properly, you will have to drop the whole lot down. Alternatively make a small incision in the lining and insert spray adhesive nozzle into effected area and you might just get away with it
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    Front Spoiler

    I have no idea what front bumper is on my 540i but it's got the ducts that are directed to cool the front brakes and I quite like it
  14. boiliebasher

    E34 540 - left bank not firing

    Nope, from the symptoms you have described this has nothing at all to do with timing chain
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    E34 540 - left bank not firing

    Hmmm... I would say to the OP there is some very good advice written above. Check vac lines, replace pcv and make sure Bosch sensors are used. Check all that and report back I'd say..... Only other thing as Dongiov mentioned was idle control valve. I've had issues with these before (not on M60 engine) and I cleaned them out with petrol/ brake cleaner and that usually resolved the issue However in your particular problem as you say the engine very badly miss fires when up to temp, it's unlikely to be icv. All I remember with them is that it made the engine hunt at idle and not give symtoms like yours, i.e miss fire....