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    Where did the E39 M5 thread go?

    Gone up 4000kms and $7K in 12 - 18 months, great colour. Really like this and Max's Blue M5 down here in Dunners. (not that I've been lucky enough to see it though) 2000 E39 M5, VIN WBSDE92000BJ11245 149KMs asking $35K Singapore import, imported to NZ 2006 Neat colour - ANTHRAZIT METALLIC (397) Pro/DSP audio u/g
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    Dunedin Newbie - 2007 E91

    Gi day from Dunedin also. Tidy looking wagon.
  3. Hi all, I have the SRS Airbag warning in I-Drive with airbag and seatbelt lights on cluster. (04 e60 545i) Have bought a Creator 310+ BMW scan tool and spent the last couple of hours trying to find the fault/code. Checked all the obvious airbag related option, automatic search and specific vehicle search, no luck. Tried to find something on YouTube but limited when it comes to e60 airbag stuff. Any tips on using the Creator 310+ and airbag codes, sensors etc greatly appreciated.
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    SRS Airbag warning lights

    Cheers Brent, do I dare ask what, where and how much these are?
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    Style 120 on an E60

    Hi all, Does anyone know if style 120's would fit an 04 E60? Rear 18X9 offset 18 Front 18X8 offset 14 https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/car-parts-accessories/wheels-tyres/alloy-wheels/auction-1620789620.htm?rsqid=ba6d504deef541ad9ea2c37a185491fd Cheers
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    badge removal

    I soaked mine with desolve it for half hour first, then used fishing line which came with new badges to remove, then a heat gun and more desolve it to remove left over foam and adhesive. Clean and polish and good as new. You Tube vids showed all the above and caution required with heat gun. I also took heaps of pics before and took measurements to ensure correct location of new badges.
  7. Has anyone bought these? Know if they're legal in NZ? Any good? Cheers http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/car-parts-accessories/bmw/exterior/auction-1392765918.htm
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    New Member

    Gee are that that rare? Think I saw another one on TradeMe a month or two ago (black?), but that's all I've seen. Very nice weekend toy you have there.
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    New Member

    It looks like it's twin is for sale on TradeMe now. http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/used-cars/bmw/auction-1388002873.htm
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    E21, Resurrected

    Long live the E21, looks great.
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    545i Msport in CHC, $1 auction

    Two and half hours to go and just over 5k I would hope it would at least double, surely this a 11k plus vehicle. Think those rims look sharp on this, sure I have seen them on a couple of other e60's. Think they're these: http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/bmw/128 There's another down there with issues starting at 3k and buy now of 5k. http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1340186597
  12. Would the N62 fit? http://www.manheim.co.nz/damaged-vehicles/5039946/2003-bmw-545i-sedan?referringPage=SearchResults You maybe interested in this regardless.
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    What's worse than de-badged BMW

    I think incorrectly re badging and not doing anything about it is worse. An e39 and an e60 M5 for the price of one. The very rare 523i M5 LOL it's even on carjam that way. http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/used-cars/bmw/auction-1319154400.htm The 550i M5, you would think a car sales would know better. http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/used-cars/bmw/auction-1277147209.htm Don't think it's an M-sport badge upside down, reckon it's code for WannaCry. It started by accident in the electronics of a BMW, cos lets face it these cars all make us WannaCry at some stage.
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    What'd you do to your BMW today?

    LOL it's disturbing I had actually seen that before, but I had forgotten it until now!! Cheers for the links, will contact Barry.
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    What'd you do to your BMW today?

    Haha I don't know the group or song but do know your thoughts on clay barring, will definitely do it sometime. Does Barryn sell them? if so where? link? Cheers
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    What'd you do to your BMW today?

    Yea they're 20's, I flick between changing to 18's and keeping, often. Had thought if I can find some style 135's and powder coat them gunmetal grey I would. Will see, love the current look but not the ride.
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    What'd you do to your BMW today?

    So I finished my blackout de chrome thing. Looks ok I think. 50/50 on the grille, chrome vs gloss black, like the black but wonder if it makes it look tacky or cheap! Love the smoked out side indicators, they blend in and don't stand out like the clear ones, although the old ones were yellow and sun damaged. Black roundels look ok and quite like the black 545i. Nothing that can't be changed if I grow to dislike and return to factory if sold etc. Turtle wax tar and bug remover did a great job on bumper and mirrors and cleaned it with new foaming gun and microfibre mitts but splitting headache prevented me from even drying it let alone a polish of wax. Comes up alright with just a clean at the mo anyway. Edit: need to grow some balls and motivation to do the DIY headlight restoration and stone chip restoration also. Any tips for wheel cleaning, polishing, care etc
  18. It's nice aye, on the FaceBook site the owner offers to do a manual conversion with M5 parts.
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    Wheels

    Can anyone shed some light on these wheels, they appear very similar to style 166 rims but aren't 19's. Are they an 18 inch reproduction? I'm considering getting some 18's and powder coating them gunmetal grey, was really looking for a set of 135's but these may work also. http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/car-parts-accessories/wheels-tyres/alloy-wheels/auction-1310556400.htm
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    New Member

    Hi Peter, welcome. I'm new here too but sure you'll be very welcome and your experience and knowledge valued. One hell of a car you have there too.
  21. What car sales was it in? do you know if there's an on line advert for this anywhere. Cheers
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    NZ's most expensive E34 525i

    The M5 badge is on a 550i for sale in Dunedin.
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    Top Gear season 24

    Thought it was gastly last year with Evans, but really enjoying this season. Think Le Blanc's doing well for a Yank actor on a Pomme car show and the other two have their strengths and they all compliment each other well. The Grand Tour's OK, still enjoy the genuine bants between the three of them but there is a lot of contrived set up BS. Was interesting seeing there reviews of the Alpha and how similar they were and they even chose the same (ish) Maserati for their Cuba story and what ever they did on GT (can't remember) .
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