E39 540 Manual BDC 2011

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  1. Jeek™

    Jeek™ Active Member

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    Ok i have been working my ass off doing over time this year so i could by my self something a little special for the drift.

    I was sick of ren being a million mphs faster in his m3 and wated something silly quick but avoiding M tax. I settled on a 540 Manual with lots of nice bits.
    Now i know this doesnt look tramp but hold on in there.

    Couple of sneaky pics. im flying to london 2morrow to collect it.

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    Now nearly all the cool bits will be removed and sold on to get the price of the car down. i will be replacing them with replica bits or stanard OEM bits.
    I reckon when its all sold the car will stand me between 1200- 1500 quid which is more or less what building the e34 4.0 v8 i had planned was gonna cost.

    Bad bit about these is the center bore is bigger than all other BMWs so i am having to get a set of hubs machined so i can fit all my hot e34 wheels.
    The coilovers from my daily will be added to hopefully make a competent drifter. its will be stripped out ( as the interiors worth £££) and 2 buckets and a hydro added.

    To say im looking forwards to getting it is an understatement.

    282 hp and 310 lb·ft

    what do ya think?
     
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    I think awesome!

    Just keep it nice, dont beat on it or i`ll be sad :(
     
  3. Robbs

    Robbs FRANTIC

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    man thats awesome, i've always fancied one of these :thumbs::smokin:
     
  4. Jeek™

    Jeek™ Active Member

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    im not gonna beat it.

    has to lose the sport bumpers though as there worth too much.

    Hopefully found someone with a slightly damaged rep to do a px with.

    I promise not to destroy it on purpose im not MJG after all
     
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    love it mate
     
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    DaveM flickwandoops

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    Very jealous, it's going to be superb. I can has go?
     
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    I want it as it is...
     
  8. maxel

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    Sorry but I think that's a waste of a good car :(
     
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    Dunkz Garage LSD

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    Very nice dude, I wondered what you were up to when I saw your ass dragger on piston heads the other day. :worthy:
     
  10. Bolf

    Bolf Resident Nut Job.

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    no no no a e34 518i is a waste of a very good car , fast 5's are built to be driven , and they love to be driven hard.
     
  11. maxel

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    Hehe, I just fell in love with the car as it is now, wouldn't change a bit :p
     
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    No car is to good to a do a massive skid in
     
  13. chris m3 evo

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    Having had one already,I can tell you that they are feckin awesome,sort the diff out and they will do 4th gear skids all day long!...you will love it mate:thumbs:
     
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    center bore is only 1.5mm bigger iirc..
     
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    very pimp jeek !! looking forward to seeing this at crail !
     
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    Paz -NIGHTSPIRIT FAMILY- UK Drift Since 2001

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    Ditch the jank spoiler and its complete, step way! :D Id rather be poor and have a sexual looking car than a shit one and a few quid spare.
     
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    What he said. Sell all your BM's and use this all the time, leather and all.:smokin:
     
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    it will stay pretty much the same but yes spolier will go and for the mean time the back bumper untill i find a cheap ropey one i can repair. Already got a ropey frot sport bumper lined up for repair and im gonna black the sparechrome i have and sell the genuine shadowline.

    Apart from that gonna add my coikover from the 520 and weld the diff
     
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    that is an awesome big car! i love it! cant wait to see it in full hang!!
     
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    wooo loads of extra lock to be had just by cutting the lock stops off!

    woooo
     

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