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The Ultimate 6-Series Website
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First acquired September 1996, when it had done 93,000 miles. It's had little bits corrected over the years, plus a partial refurbishment (paid for by Frizzell Insurance) in the last quarter of 2002 following an accident when I rear-ended a Ford Fiesta. The car is now on 182,500 miles and takes me to the stables and back each weekend, carrying a trunkful of riding kit and a couple of saddles.

Manual sports seats have been acquired and will need retrimming to replace the original "Comfort" ones.

It now needs a new o/s/r wheelarch and I have at last traced where that leak into the front passenger footwell is coming from :-( - it's the sunroof drain hole on that side...

Standard stuff:

E28 floorpan, right-hand drive
Chassis no: 8185515
Burgundy red metallic
Pearl beige "comfort" leather seats
M30 3430cc engine
ZF 4HP22 4-speed auto 'box
Electric windows/mirrors/sunroof/aerial
Headlamp wash/wipe
Air conditioning, converted to R-134a (still needs re-gassing)
Pioneer stereo/cassette deck
Full BMW mudflaps, front and rear
Full BMW-Heyco toolkit

Modifications:

Conversion of suspension to M635CSi standards (M6 springs, matching Bilsteins, half-degree negative camber plates), and Meyle upper control arms with E32 750iL bushes
"Highline" ellipsoid projector lens headlights, with white LED marker lights
High-level LED 3rd brake light
Improved reflectors for tail light clusters
Clear indicator/turn-signal lenses, front & rear
BMW Style 21 (E34 M5) 8x17 System II "throwing star" alloys (polished rims) with 235/45 R17 tyres - Dunlop rear; Continental front.
Republic of Ireland registration plates
BMW M-Tech 1 steering wheel
HIB Stainless-steel exhaust system (mid and rear box sections)
Installation of Pioneer KEH-P4300R stereo cassette deck
Irish tricolour flag on rear parcel shelf
Flower-pattern driver's seat cushion

Still to be done (very slowly):

- Installing later Motronic ECU and later AFM, with maybe a bit of chip re-mapping to improve economy.
- Converting turn signals, brake lights and tail marker lights to use LEDs throughout (getting round the "Check Control" system has been testing, to say the least)
- Whiteline anti-roll bars, front and rear
- Retrimming of manual sports seats
- Pioneer 6-CD changer unit.
- Possible M-Tech front and rear air-dams

**UPDATE - August 2010** Car stuck in welding shop for repairs to sills and floorpan. First time it has needed any such work for over 27 years! Notice: Undefined index: page in /var/www/bigcoupe/gallery.php on line 82
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