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You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by hornhospital » Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:52 pm

Another BMW in your collection catches fire, and you debate on whether to use that ultra-rare Gloria brand BMW fire extinguisher from your E24 to put it out.

Add your funny (or serious) E24 experiences to this thread if you like.
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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by GRNSHRK » Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:52 pm

...if your 6er gets the only garage space and your wife's 2011 F10 528i sits outside in the weather [-(

Great thread idea Ken, this one should be a hoot =D>
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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by dwcains » Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:46 pm

I just got out of the hospital (23 days), and literally the first thing I did when I got home was to go see my 635 and see if she would start and go for a quick drive. And, of course, she did, and I was happy.
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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by Pod » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:20 am

........you own several and are always looking in the classifieds etc. for more :wink:

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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by clipper47 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:27 pm

I carry two first aid kits in the trunk of my 635CSi so that in the event something is needed I won't have to use the "Green Cross" one that came with the car.
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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by wattsmonkey » Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:18 am

...paranoia forces you into messing with your car: the M runs fine...I read that the crank hub is a weak point...I didn't change out the crank hub when I did the chain...I read some more stuff about the hub being a weak point, including the picture of terror on one of the S38 sites...

I buy a new crank hub.
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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by Pod » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:34 am

Pod wrote:........you own several and are always looking in the classifieds etc. for more :wink:
...........and two more ;-)

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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by Steve M6 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:44 pm

Your email address is: e24bmwnut@.....
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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by MVX11V » Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:45 am

It's the only car in your fleet that you religiously buy extra breakdown cover for because the thought of it being left stranded all alone in the middle of nowhere makes you shudder. My cat doesn't even have insurance.
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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by Tommys 89 635 » Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:08 pm

you make sure the garage is big enough to house your 6er as you're wife's SUV sits out
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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by beaner » Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:16 pm

...if you buy your first two E24's in the same week?

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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by baders » Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:28 am

................. you are far too afraid to sit down and add up the resto expenses.
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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by beaner » Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:42 pm

^^^^ that is the only way to remain sane. self-preservation. keep the receipts in a folder for the next owner, but never add them up!

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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by Roku35 » Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:17 pm

beaner wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:16 pm
...if you buy your first two E24's in the same week?
And then I bought a third two months right after! True story! Hahaha.
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Re: You can tell you're an E24 fanatic if.....

Post by sharkfan » Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:34 am

I'm thinking I need a third - I really should have bought that Turbo from Ron.
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