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Old 28-04-2017, 08:48 PM   #221
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Update time. The tinworm has been chomping away at the inner sills and jacking points, an E39 Achilles heel. So on recommendation from a mate it was booked into Kandy Paint Shop in Bolton where Andy did a fantastic job, the inners sills were re-plated, the rear jack points were strengthened and new jack pads fitted. All stonechipped, undersealed and rust treated. Top stuff. So now I have that rarest of beasts a (for the time being) rust-free E39.




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Job done, got the first show of the year at Catton Hall Burton Upon Trent on Sunday, say Hi if you are passing by..
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Brilliant work.

Don't be afraid to post more photos of the whole car. Such a beast.
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I was bored waiting for the guy to come to service the boiler...



Doesn't everyone vacuum the bonnet liner?
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Amazing work. Really enjoyed reading the thread from start to finish again. Anything else left to do now. steve.

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Amazing work. Really enjoyed reading the thread from start to finish again. Anything else left to do now. steve.
It's going in in a couple of weeks to have the NSR door stripped back to bare metal then repainted. It's got a hell of a lot of paint on it due to repairs over the years and the top layer has cracked in places. That should be the bodywork virtually finished. Then it'll probably have a new radiator and hoses simply due to age.
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WOW!!!!

the attention to detail is superb, probably my fave model of M5.
any more plans going forward?
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Not really, just keep it as clean as I can and use it....


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