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  1. So, theres a few of us here who no longer have Japanese vehicles, so, lets see what you've got! I have two VWs; a B6 TDI Passat wagon and a Bora 4Motion V6. Both cars are very cool, I love them! The Bora has a surprising amount of squirt (150kw) and handles really well (I put Bilstein B8's in it.) The Passat is less lumber-like that I thought it would be. Its still very 'soft' in how it goes about things, but thats what makes it a perfect family car. Its totally unexciting. I'll post pics soon.
  2. Hi All, This is going to be my restoration thread. It might turn into a build thread in the future if I get the car to a good place where I can start upgrading and not fixing. Last week I picked up my E90 330i with only 50,000k's on it. I'm totally in love with it but there are a number of things that need my attention. I haven't got many pics yet. The body and mechanical are immaculate. It has a solid service history from BMW and its only bits and pieces causing me grief. Here is my current list of things to fix; The seal/trim around the rear window has disintegrated The same around the windscreen also Both front door seals are falling apart The rear passenger window won't go up when put the whole way down - looks to be catching on something and triggering the anti-pinch Bluetooth not working (MULF) - i have bought a BT interface to use in the interim Headlight washers don't go the whole way in and the passenger fell out when I was looking at them the other day. I'm scared to use them in case it falls out on the road. Drivers side cup holder does not come out without some persuasion. Boot struts are gone (have already ordered new ones after almost being killed by my boot) The electric rear sunshade has broken in one of the arms. It looks like a big inflatable person when I put it up, limbs everywhere When I'm happy with those being fixed I'm going to consider; Wheels. Some M-Sport ones maybe. Mine are ok but a bit too tucked for my liking and I don't want to use spacers New sport front seats. The current seats are in great nic and do a good job but lacking a little in support. Something with iDrive. The screen is pretty nice but it does bugger all. Maybe an after market reverse cam or even a new interface or something. I believe the car was not used by passengers, or at least not regularly. The only floor mat missing from the car is the drivers one and the others look mint. The passenger seat was super hard like it hadn't been used and theres no evidence of the rear seats having much use either. This meant that the passenger seat belt was putrid with mould. It took lots of hot water, car wash and vinegar to get it looking presentable. The pics don't do it justice. It was thick enough to stop the belt bending properly.
  3. BMW 318i E46 Executive Sedan 2005 Very Good Condition -125200 KMS -5 Speed Steptonic -Nov 25 2012 REGO -Power Windows/Mirrors/Steering -Keyless Entry/Central Locking -SRS AIRBAGS -Leather Seats/Wood Grain Dash -ABS Brakes -A/C+Climate Control -OEM Alloy Wheels with Pirelli Runflat Tyres (Good Threads All around) -Mulfunctional Steering Wheel -OEM Multi Functional Display with TV an DVD -ABS Brakes No REVS History: VIN: WBAET76010NJ70686 Engine No: A028H199N46B20AA Rego: BLQ66U Located at Rooty Hill NSW Price 16,900 ONO Contact 0414 382 153 Pics:
  4. From the album: my rides

    1985 bmw 323i I know its not a jdm but shes still a lil beast has the 6 cyl with pod filter m3 kit just not all on yet as getting sprayed 3" str8 threw huge monster tacho is pretty tidy inside has had a recent respray 16'mags bigger rotars and calipers jvc sound sytsem twin thermal fans stiffend suspension push button start with primer switch LSD sparco steering wheel external water , oil temp gauges and a few other lil ricey things as this ois my daily that is all so I want to at least be able to get lols out of it but il also be trying to get as much power as I can out of it

    © HaTeCoRp_ReCoRdZ#86

  5. So, before I start, I'm not naive. I'm aware of the negativity surrounding used car warranties and I've been bitten by them myself in the past. But, are the tides turning? For example, AWN has some really good reviews on Product Review. We're considering a used X5. I've done lots of research, spoken to lots of people and I'm aware of the risks. I'm definitely not going into this blindly. But, when looking at one on CarSales.com.au the other day, there was an ad for Redbook used car Warranty. It was pretty well priced with the mack daddy option costing $2100 for a 3 year warranty (max claim $8k). I kinda feel like $2100 would not cover an X5 8 speed box but $8k might. Considering the reviews for AWM, maybe its worth getting one of these warranties in the event of massive failure. Granted I don't expect small breaks to be covered but gearbox, air suspension, engine, etc. having them covered in a good solid, no backing-out warranty could be worth the outlay. (Note I cannot get the AWM warranty as the car would be too old, hence the references to Redbook.) Opinions? Any first hand experiences?
  6. 2010 BMW 135i MY09 Space Grey with Coral Red interior Manual 84,xxx km CIC iDrive Electric Sunroof Final series build date for N54 engine (05/10) Parking Sensors Full-service history with Active Motorwerke, every 10,000km - logbooks stamped Owned for over 5 years Aesthetics BMW OEM Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser BMW OEM Carbon Fiber Boot Spoiler BMW OEM Rear Blackline LCI Tailight Gloss Black Kidney Grille BMS Angel Eyes Eyelids (Colour Matched) Flow Designs Front Splitter Flow Designs Side Splitter GTC CX Rims - Matte Black 18x9.5 and 18x8.5 (Bridgestone RE003 tyres) Final Inspection Full metal jacket treatment Performance BMS Dual Cone Intake (DCI) VRSF Chargepipe Turbosmart Raceport Blow Off Valve VRSF 7” Intercooler AR Design Catless Downpipes Meisterschaft GT Axle Back exhaust BMS Clutch Stop RB PCV Valve CDV Delete MHD Stage 2+ Tune Misc P3Cars Multifunction Vent gauge Tune2Air Adapter (allows for bluetooth audio streaming) Custom Floor Mats with M Stitching (Made in Germany) OEM BMW ZHP Gear Knob Maintenance Injectors replaced with latest version 12 at 55,000km Water Pump replaced at 65,000km High-Pressure Fuel Pump replaced at 30,000km Timing Chain and Tensioner replaced Oil Filter Housing Gasket and Oil Cooler Gasket replaced Walnut blasting was done at 75,000km Boost solenoids and vacuum lines replaced Spark Plugs and Coil Packs replaced Regular oil/filter changes every 10,000km Full log book history - all work done by Active Motorwerke Reason for Sale Looking for a new build after 5 years with this car. All the preventative maintenance has been done so the car is very reliable! Hoping to move into a GTR ideally Contact: Jeff Mobile: 0492 947 187 Location: Malvern VIC More pictures to come...
  7. All serious offer's will be considered...asking $160 ono! Set of brand new front EBC "Green Stuff" brake pads. They're listed as fitting these calipers... -Skyline Brembro -BMW 7 series (E38) -8 series (E31) M5 (E34) Top quality ideal for street & track use. I bought these directly from ebcbrakes.com.au.In total they cost over $200 including postage. Pickup's from Algester South Brisbane or i can drop it them locally or post. Checkout my other items...
  8. This BMW is amazing. I think it might be one of the most beautiful looking cars I've seen in a long time. What do you think? Post comments! ... I'm so in love ... Pics from Autoblog. More info incl press release is there.
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