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Old 06-02-2011, 06:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Arrow New South Australian owner 540iA

I thought it fair to post this as I have extensively scanned the E39 formus and have learned so much (possibly more than I wanted to know). I previously owned a 87' 735 for 14 years- it gave great service with much abuse. The cost of repairing it far exceeded its worth, so on a limited budget bought a Dec. 97' build local delivery 1 owner ithe 150km on the clock. It had been impecably serviced by the stealer with all the usual problem bits fixed. Great price- I love a bargain!
From these formus I realize the future expense, but will endevour to keep this amazing machine up to spec. Its all completely stock including the OEM wheels. I have got 60 profile tyres on it though and the speedo reads within 1-2 km/h at 100km.Will post a pix soon.
Many thanks to all you folk for the very BEST information I have seen for e39s!
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Old 06-02-2011, 10:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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G'day mate, always good to see another Aussie on the boards. Any chance of a pic of your new toy?
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G'day mate, always good to see another Aussie on the boards. Any chance of a pic of your new toy?
Here you go! Now I have another learning curve- "The correct use of the Board"
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Old 06-04-2011, 06:31 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks. Have noticed you here as an "Ol' Timer" Those wheels are the best. Mine has somewhat similar, but the std 16" oem. Just love them. There is a "Presence" the 7 series has that I miss with the 5 but it makes up with the "Sleeper" effect of a 5 with the 4.4
Pehaps you could advise on the best place to post an article I am preparing on the carriage or barn garage door auto opener I have constructed. Not many swing out doors left these days, but it may suit some folk.
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The 7 is a BIG car, but it gets up and motors pretty well. I often wonder if I would have been better off with a 540, but my car has been good to me (pretty much) so far.

The FAQ & DIY section may be an appropriate spot for that sort of product.
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