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Today 07:08
13Jester13 Thanks all. A lady was taking a left and didn't see me, thought she was in the clear for the turn and punched it. BAM! Broken heart and blown side air bags. That was over 4 weeks ago and they quoted me mid-feb till I get it back because many of the parts have to come from Germany which adds about 2 weeks for delivery alone. Let's hope they order everything they need the first time . The place doing the repairs does most of the in city Ferrari and Maserati repairs, so I have my fingers crossed. Trying to find the silver lining in the whole experience, I am going to put the DuraFlex front lip on it while they are painting everything anyway. Anyone had any problems with it? To me it "completes" the front bumper.
24th December 2014 21:31
M V10 Power Good luck with them repairs.... Hopefully the car runs just as good prior to the accident. What did you do? Someone ran into your passenger side or something? Look like your front passenger wheel is bent in too, sucks bro. Hope it all works out!
24th December 2014 20:04
jt1k
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Sorry, pictures originally didn't post. Here was my pride and joy day 1 after driving it home from TX. The second is 17 days later.... never fails. Right now I am sitting at 6-8 weeks to get it fixed. So mid Feb I will hopefully have her back.


Gotta be honest liked the look on day 1 better. Seriously that sucks, I was expecting nice mod's by day 17. Good luck with the repairs.
23rd December 2014 01:54
zegm 2007 Safire Black 6-speed Manual Black Interior Walnut Wood Borla Cat Back Exhaust
17th December 2014 18:39
13Jester13 Sorry, pictures originally didn't post. Here was my pride and joy day 1 after driving it home from TX. The second is 17 days later.... never fails. Right now I am sitting at 6-8 weeks to get it fixed. So mid Feb I will hopefully have her back.


17th December 2014 03:07
burley1
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Hi from Florida...

I've had an 08 550i 6spd manual for a while now, but have always wanted to get into an M5 and I have been casually looking at them for a year now. Found an amazing deal a couple weeks ago on one that wasn't running well.
One owner, Black Saphire, '07, SMG, with 90k miles, but with "vanos failure issue". So after some hours of research here on m5board, I felt like I could take the risk. Upon looking at it, and low balling the owner, I pulled the trigger.

I've got a massive box full of every service record, 19 oil changes, new smg pump, new clutch, etc. etc. very well maintained, immaculate.... but then the whole VANOS issue which I'm 90% sure at this point, is just a broken line inside. I don't yet have the oil pan off but I'm pretty close. (doing this myself) I'll start a build thread soon as I'm also doing bearings, and well, everything.




I can't wait to drive this thing...
Welcome aboard
17th December 2014 02:56
societymike Hi from Florida...

I've had an 08 550i 6spd manual for a while now, but have always wanted to get into an M5 and I have been casually looking at them for a year now. Found an amazing deal a couple weeks ago on one that wasn't running well.
One owner, Black Saphire, '07, SMG, with 90k miles, but with "vanos failure issue". So after some hours of research here on m5board, I felt like I could take the risk. Upon looking at it, and low balling the owner, I pulled the trigger.

I've got a massive box full of every service record, 19 oil changes, new smg pump, new clutch, etc. etc. very well maintained, immaculate.... but then the whole VANOS issue which I'm 90% sure at this point, is just a broken line inside. I don't yet have the oil pan off but I'm pretty close. (doing this myself) I'll start a build thread soon as I'm also doing bearings, and well, everything.




I can't wait to drive this thing...
14th December 2014 18:06
13Jester13 Day 1




Day 17

11th December 2014 00:05
13Jester13 I agree with Sy. on both accords, blue is the best color and a.torras your car is BEA-U-tiful. I recently flew to Houston to buy my fully loaded '08 Interlagos and then drove it back. Had the temp tag on it for 3 whole glorious weeks until I got side swiped last Thurs . Luckily they are not going to total it and should have it back in 3-4 weeks, plus time off for the holidays I am sure. Fingers crossed she will be good as new when I get it back. I'll post some pics of the horror when I have a chance.

Curse of the temp tag...

I have been contemplating a customized license plate. If you have a good one, shout it out
4th December 2014 13:16
Sy. Looks lovely yours .... Blue is the best colour :-)
You do realize your car is on the K3 Projekt website .... nice bit of advertising for those wheels

Also exhaust doesn't look stock ... Do you know what it is and is it loud or reasonable ?
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