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    Identify the motorbike?

    can anyone ID this bike for my dad - it's my dad in the pic, but he cant remember....many thanks..
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    BMW e31

    Could someone tell me about the 8 might be that being a child of the 70s and 80s these cars really appeal, there are some 'good' examples under £10k..I'm thinking of itching the scratch for less than that though, but as you guys are the fount of all knowledge, please bring me back...
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    R171 Brake Pad

    I wonder if you could help and recommend a good internet site where I can pick up some front and rear pads for my 2004 R171, I'm looking for a quality service rather than cheap (ie ebay) :D. Many thanks in advance for your help.
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    Tell me about....Buying a 'Classic' - R107

    Can anyone give me some advice about buying a R107. I'd love one, but don't really know anything about them other than having a relative who had one in his garage that was a rust-eaten pile, albeit a gorgeous one. What price am I looking for paying a 'good' one, I dont want a project or really...
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    So, since I've had the car (2 years) I've noticed that everytime I turn the engine off and take the keys out, about 1 min later there is a faint whirring noise coming from inside the dash and last for about 5 seconds. It sounds like something is 'winding down' but I have no idea. I'm not...
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    Fiat 500

    To replace my current work car a Honda CR-V, I'm thinking of getting a used Fiat 500 2008 onwards as a vehicle to use for commuting and business use (does not include M-ways) perhaps 5000-8000 miles a year, 'business use' will be carrying out visits to residential homes and in Herts, this means...
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    Navi DVD not reading?

    I have an R171 with the DVD reader in the back for the Command system. Yesterday a message came up saying "cannot read DVD, please insert disc". I opened the boot and ejected and re-inserted the disc a couple of times, but the message still appears and I can not use the Nav system or see any...
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    Heads Up re: Newly activated camera M1 j6a sthbnd?

    Not sure if this is the right place, I noticed tonight approx 18:30 for the first time that (speeding) cars were getting flashed by a camera that is in the gantry (I think) above the southbound carriageway of the M1 between 7-J6a. I travel this route regularly and this is the first time I've...
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    SLK 350 - Dead Battery?

    Hi all, Went out to the garage this morning to take the car out for a run now that the snow has melted, i turned the ignition and all the lights came on but the engine did not turn over. I've not been out in the car for about 3 weeks, so I'm thinking the battery might be dead? I have a Honda...
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    Convertibles are bad for your health - "Experts"

    :rolleyes: Driving a convertible car can seriously damage your ears, experts have warned. Cruising with the top down at speeds of 50-70mph (80-112km/h) exposes the ears to sound levels sometimes nearing those made by a pneumatic drill, they argue. Long or repeated exposure to this noise of...
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    New SLK 350 Owner

    Hi all, Picked up my 54 Obsidian Black, Black Leather, SLK 350 Auto yesterday and am loving it. It's a lovely motor with great toys such as; Airscarf, Parktronic, Sat Nav and Harmon Kardon sounds (think that was an optional extra?)plus aircon, CMND, lighting pkge, Direct-steer and all the...
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