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WickRatson last won the day on July 9 2016

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    E28 528i/ Golf TDI

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  1. WickRatson

    100k miles of fuel economy data

    That's pretty impressive! I should do the same!
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    Peaceful protest.

    I really don't understand folk that go to such great lengths to distrupt a niche thing that they believe in. So many countries that exist, and thrive being considered socialist (Norway, Sweden,Finland, Denmark, Canada I think!?) And people think it's a great idea to vandalise a book shop and risk a criminal record because they offer a book that has socialist views? Yes of course, because that's going to stop socialism in its tracks.. I'd move to Norway or Sweden in a heartbeat if I could. What a socialist I am! For example a vegan protest yesterday a butcher in Leeds, kirkgate market. At a butchers? Like he's going to make a huge difference. Your just disrupting a family's buisness.
  3. WickRatson

    Rick's E28 V8 Build

    Might just do that Dunc. Anyway getting onto rewelding the handbrake outlet, I lobbed off 25mm as the handbrake cable was very much seized in the tube when I dismantled everything.. So I've got some new pipe and it's to be welded tomorrow. Unfortunately to work out how much I lobbed off I needed to offer up the system. No worries though. I have already bought all the brake parts I need. These took ages to get the springs in. It's alright if you don't have the wishbone loose. Both sides prepped!
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    Brake calipers and carriers

    Bigg red? Blimby. How much did that set you back!?
  5. WickRatson

    E28 Bonnet Buffer Stops & Sealing Foam

    Looks great. I still need to buy them! No point till I've done my respray though! Your colour makes me think twice about gloss black...
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    A hack for fuzzy alcantara seats

    That looks awesome!
  7. WickRatson

    Wanted e28 recaro LS front seats

    Bloody hell. What on earth has he done to that poor car?
  8. WickRatson

    I can’t wait for it to rain....

    Rain? I can't wait for it to snow!
  9. WickRatson

    Replacement panels?

    https://www.bmwgroup-classic.com/en/offers-and-services/bmw-classic-parts-shop.html I've bought a few off here over the years, they will be your best quality! Good luck with the project!
  10. WickRatson

    E39 Alpina 17" copy wheels (4)

    Still available?
  11. My brake pad change has turned into a week... I had unevan wear on rear left. I just presumed it was because they were a crappy no name make. After replacing with pagid, turns out that one of the caliper carrier sliding bolts had seized. The reason why it turned into a week's job is that I refused to pay £115 from Volkswagen for a carrier.... £33 from the internet was much more to my liking. (Made by TRW, who I believe makes them for VW anyway?) I dread to do the job tomorrow as I know the two huge bolts keeping them in can be a right pain...
  12. WickRatson

    Motorcyclist films himself at 189mph

    You know, I'm not at all surprised. Driving home yesterday confirmed to me that I need a dashcam.. I was given the birdy twice yesterday. I wasn't even the guilty party!
  13. WickRatson

    A tart I came across today.....

    I totally forgot that you lived up in Inverness. Near fort George wasn't it? I've not bin to there new showroom. Looks epic.
  14. WickRatson

    A tart I came across today.....

    He did what!!? One day I'll own a alpina
  15. WickRatson

    Fuel Cards - employer provided for your BMW

    Are fuel cards not usually a set amount every month? I know my misses has one. But she has a company car but is allowed to use it as a private car for personal milage. Her company owns the car, She has to pay emissions tax and £60 a month on the fuel card. No one ever asks to account for the personal or company milage. In theory that's pretty impossible. It's great when I travel to the family home in Inverness! She is currently doing around 25k a year to!