E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

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Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Post by Discostew38 » 06 Jan 2018, 20:05

cockneyrebel wrote:
06 Jan 2018, 19:49
Suppose you want your money back seeing as I missed Stu =)) =))
Yeah
I was hoping for a nice insurance pay out ;)
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Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Post by Metroreg » 06 Jan 2018, 20:38

Sounds like we got a hitman on the run =)) =))
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Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Post by Gus247 » 09 Jan 2018, 10:44

scumbags man... why do people feel the need to do this sh.t?!?!?!? When I'd had my Touring for a little while, some scrote kicked one of the original mirrors off breaking the cast mount.. Most annoying but silver linings and all that, took the opportunity to upgrade to M3 mirrors....... :)
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Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Post by Discostew38 » 15 Mar 2018, 14:03

Don't get excited it's only a small update

It's that time of year again when it needs an mot
Last year the tester mentioned the pads and the brake pipes (front flexy)

I fitted discs and pads all round but didn't think the pipe were that bad (I've seen worse) so left them
Well as its time for the MOT I thought I'd keep the tester on side and replace them beforehand
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Old and new
I bought the two new pipes from a company in Germany!
Only cost £20 including postage "bargain"
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You need to look closely while you bend the pipe to see the cracked outer rubber sleeve
Odd place for it to go in the middle they tend to go at the ends
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Luckily for me the fittings weren't rusty so they come undone
I had the new pipes on and the brakes bled before Alison had made the breakfast :-bd
MOT is booked for Saturday I can't see any reason it won't pass but with the new MOT laws coming soon next year we will have to convert the headlights back to Halogen but that's no bad thing I don't think the ones in are any good anyhow
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Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Post by Gus247 » 15 Mar 2018, 14:21

fingers crossed bud!! :)
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Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Post by cockneyrebel » 15 Mar 2018, 17:43

Good luck. Stew, not that you need it :-bd
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Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Post by Discostew38 » 17 Mar 2018, 15:40

No need for luck!

My cars always pass first time :)
I just slip stevey wonder a brown envelope and it's a clean bill of health for another year :))
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Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Post by v8pup » 18 Mar 2018, 18:47

Good to hear she's all well for another year :lol:
Funnily enough i had similar with the brake pipes but on the rear.
In the middle and not at the ends. Still not bad lasting for originals :)
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