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  1. Driver side new wing

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    i am in Northern Ireland ,I have a brand new unpainted drivers side wing purchased from JKC bMW...open to offers you can arrange postage
  2. What did you do for your ///M5 today?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Tstat,orings,seal and temp switch .all perfect readings now 130 quid bmw parts at dealers,and 100 quid labour also brake fluid flush and cleaned and waxed brake pipes......main dealers wanted 450 quid
  3. Baking headlights soon. Who wants to help? (805/818)

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Just make sure you make it a permanent fix with aluminium adjusters !!
  4. Another thermostats question

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I will be changing my thermostat,but can I ask why my car runs at 73 74 on motorway for 50 miles runs well.then I drop into town it riuns 79 80 and returns 22 mpg no codes nothing telling me other than the needle and secret menu it's running cool ? On motorway
  5. Back to BMW main dealers\\ 11111

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    :o my 2001 with 60k was due oil service by time,not by lights. Went in to buy usual tws 10w 60 and a filter it was 130 quid. so saw advert e39m5 valued service 199 quid which included health check,hoover and wash opted for that. so well pleased clean bill of health and nice comments about the...
  6. New headunit installed

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi looks good is it sat nav as well ?
  7. After 5 years of ownership

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    no Bruce stock rear lights might be poor photos lol ;)
  8. After 5 years of ownership

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Just Got my 2001 Beast,with 60,000 miles back from the paint shop after removing stone chips and minor blemishes from the usual areas.Still a Fantastic car even in modern terms.This year I have also replaced air con condenser(leaking) and VBank 1 sensor. important to get what it needs and more.
  9. Moody ignition switch!

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    :sad2:Interested,My2001 59,000 from time to time would randomly do the same thing.I have fully charged the battery,I am thinking starter motor maybe ?
  10. PDC problem

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Sure sign bad sensor......I had two after last winter,Its bumper off and 80 quid each from the dealers problem solved:2:
  11. click nothing.

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Recently when starting my 2001 I turn the key click Nothing.Turn again away she goes always 2nd time.this happens around twice a week. I have checked the Battery all seems tight Do I have the starter Motor checked or replaced as my next step. Cant seem to find an answer in Search to sorry if...
  12. Do the headlights need to be baked?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Yes bake them and replace the adjusters with allu ones done mine superb and quick job there is photos and step by step and temps on here some where !!!good luck:wroom:
  13. Uk owners Thinking of selling to buy E60 M5 Emotional and torn !! how much should I ask for my car ?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Thank you ,all for the comments drove the e60 at 21k cant see the 10k difference,yes its a more modern car yes ,there are pros and cons, but I drove my car today it makes me smile .:goldcup:I know my car and its more fun and involving to drive being manual etc !!!!
  14. Uk owners Thinking of selling to buy E60 M5 Emotional and torn !! how much should I ask for my car ?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Have owned my 2001 face lifted silver e39 M5 for almost 4 years. It has 58,000 miles,1 previous owner full service history all receipts.recent discs pads and fluid changes and always run on TWS 10w 60. good condition wheels refurbed few tiny blemishes not much to make the car mint. what should I...
  15. Thought I'd best introduce myself from the UK

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Welcome to the board...Northern Ireland UK here,2001 face lift interested in your satnav mod.was it easy and how much did it cost ?
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