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post #11 of 116 Old 23rd September 2011, 06:31 AM
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Very cool shot, I happen to have the same combo, though not nearly as well maintained as yours. The wife is "supposed" to drive the 530iA since I got the M5, but here I was shuffling the cars in the one car wide driveway.
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post #12 of 116 Old 26th September 2011, 06:07 PM Thread Starter
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Nice combination you got there as well!


Had today some time to take the oil pan away and see what happened...

Is not that bad.
Just a bent rod,as I expected...




Also installed the carpet(did not find a sand beige one,so bought a black one..) and dashboard today.Also swapped the steering wheel.It has now the Alcantara wheel with M-stitching I had for a few weeks in the M5.The M5 has now an Alcantara wheel with silver stitching to match shifter and handbrake boots..




Seems like I have to order a head gasket,head bolts,a rod and a piston to get the engine running again.
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Bit progress today,got the trunk assembled.

Tomorrow complete the dash board(minus instrument cluster,have to repair the dead pixels) and screen(will get a Dynavin soon).

Also want to install door cards and center console.
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great work, i was wondering wear you got that steering wheel, would like to get the same? thanks
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great work, i was wondering wear you got that steering wheel, would like to get the same? thanks
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Nice combination you got there as well!


Had today some time to take the oil pan away and see what happened...

Is not that bad.
Just a bent rod,as I expected...




Also installed the carpet(did not find a sand beige one,so bought a black one..) and dashboard today.Also swapped the steering wheel.It has now the Alcantara wheel with M-stitching I had for a few weeks in the M5.The M5 has now an Alcantara wheel with silver stitching to match shifter and handbrake boots..




Seems like I have to order a head gasket,head bolts,a rod and a piston to get the engine running again.
An omen that this should be upgraded to am M5 touring!
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M5 wagon conversion raikku!
I hear you,guys!

But funds do not allow right now.

Because rather than having an M5 Touring,I get myself a real track toy for next season..

And it seems these M54s are pretty easy to get to 400rwhp on stock internals...


Was hunting for hog ring pliers the last two days that I can cover the seats again...what a PITA to find correct ones..

Engine parts arrive next week,so right now it is only seats and engine left to do.
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