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#974155 - 16th Nov 2006 10:02pm Sav1 : bmw 87 730i
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Registered: 19th Aug 2005
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Loc: kirkby,liverpool
hi to all,had my bmw bout 2.5 years now
1st job to do was a top end overhaul(expensive)but showed engine was in good shape many miles to come 167k to date)
2nd was a set of 18" ac scnitzer type 4,s with 235,s all round.
3rd new battery old 1 died
4th started my sounds
focal 3 ways with 10" subs in doors,fibreglass kickpanels
3 rockford amps,550x,500bd,150x
lanzar 2.4uF cap
audiocontrol eqs,epicenter
sony headunit.
changed head unit for in dash dvd/monitor,10/11/06
5th blue leds fitted to all interior lights.
6th new rear light clusters fitted,(easiest job to date)

new exhaust goin on 18/11/06
still to do
fit uprated alternator 140a
grooved front discs
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audiocontrol 4.1 eq in dash(goin to be a head ache with the bm,s dash)
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repair broken wire to drivers side elec window(only works when door is open)???
fit new headlights with built in angeleyes
just got 1/0 gauge amp wiring kit frm flebay got to rewire system again.oh joy
hopefully get it sprayed after xmas.


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#974156 - 16th Nov 2006 11:38pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: sav1]
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sound good matey, any pics?

I have the same fault with the electric windows only working with the door open when the ignitions off, so I'm guessing it's a common problem.

You experience any problems with your clutch slipping after a lot of use? (i.e. stopping and starting)


Edited by Webby (17th Nov 2006 12:32am)
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#974157 - 17th Nov 2006 9:53am Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: BMW Joe]
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Good motors these you'll prob see 350.000 miles before you start getting any engine probs matey.

My mate had a 7-40 with a gas conversion and that was verynice.

At the moment he has a E26 328i sport and a E26 M3 evo.

You'll have to get yourself over here for a meet.

pics of hi old motor










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#974158 - 19th Nov 2006 7:46pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: spinking]
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thanks for the kind words.nice beemer in d pics will get some of mine on asap,but the paint needs doing.
well got me exhaust fitted looks good just a simple oval (wanted a change from twin pipes)nice sound not to loud just a good burble

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#974159 - 19th Nov 2006 7:55pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: sav1]
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sounds nice,cant wait to see pics, i really like BMs now,great bit about them is theyve always been well equipped and now theyre getting cheap as chips. Ive found an E39 5 for just 3,300. i doubt u can get more car for ur money anywhere
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#974160 - 8th Dec 2006 10:04pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: scoop]
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Registered: 19th Aug 2005
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Loc: kirkby,liverpool
See pics below.



Edited by Webby (8th Dec 2006 10:47pm)

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#974161 - 8th Dec 2006 10:26pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: sav1]
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Embrace the massiveness of those pics,car looks great mate. Still got a lot of class even tho its old. not sure about the steering wheel, but what it lacks in class it makes up for with its size
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#974162 - 8th Dec 2006 10:38pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: scoop]
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very nice, I likes it a lot. thumbsup
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#974163 - 8th Dec 2006 10:49pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: BMW Joe]
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I like the new wheels smile

Very smart, i love the way alot of peeps seem
to take such good care of there BMW's..

Or its it the car making it easier ?

Very tidy happy
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#974164 - 9th Dec 2006 7:41pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: Mark]
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hahahaha thanks for all the positive vibes,i know pics a bit big
but at least got em on.will post some of me install as soon as i tidied it up a bit


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#974165 - 9th Dec 2006 7:47pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: sav1]
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Nice indeed!

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#974166 - 9th Dec 2006 7:50pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: sav1]
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Originally Posted By: sav1
i know pics a bit big
but at least got em


Dont worry about it mate we will sort them for you,
you can Upload them direct to us, via FULL REPLY
and selecting Upload Manager smile
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#974167 - 9th Dec 2006 7:58pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: Mark]
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thanks mate

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#974168 - 12th Mar 2007 9:28pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: sav1]
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Registered: 19th Aug 2005
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Loc: kirkby,liverpool
hi to all, finally got me audiocontrol 4.1 in what a job no room in dash so had go between seats dont look to bad,got blue dails in,and the big 1 just chipped it yippee!got the chip from ebay.de
works very well midrange pulls harder top end just keeps goin,not that i break the speed limit of course:)
just got freeview box for the car will report how it is as soon as its fitted.

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#974169 - 12th Mar 2007 9:30pm Re: Sav1 : bmw 87 730i [Re: sav1]
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get some pics up matey

sounds amazing

where you getting your freeview box from?
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