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    Ben's 330Ci Sport

    So I got bored of the WRX and missed having a BMW so yesterday I picked up a bit of a project.

    Its a '52 plate 330Ci M Sport, sapphire black with black leather.

    As mentioned its a project so pretty rough at the moment and needs alot of little things doing to it to bring it up to a decent standard before I mod a few bits. Top of the list is it needs a new fuel cap, windscreen and rear mirror, O/S mirror glass, a massive clean and the drivers windown reg and lock motor need looking at as they are a bit wanky. I'll probably change the fan belt as well to be safe.
    Its got two new front tyres and a new radiator although I will be putting the Style 32's on at some point.

    The auto headlights are not working either, they are just on all the time. Not sure why that is, maybe the sensor on the screen is dead?

    Another thing is that on idle all the lights flicker a little bit which is annoying to me, I've looked on INPA and its at 13.7v at idle so that should be enough, any ideas?

    Here is a very poor picture I took when I got back, I bought it off a farmer so don't really want to many pictures in the state its currently in inside and out!

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    First little job tonight was have a look at the OBC.
    The button on the stalk wouldn't cycle through the options, it was stuck on the clock. Also the cruse control tell-tale was on all the time. Had a look in the fuse box and one was gone so changed that and all working, but the airbag light was on. Got on INPA and it was the drivers door bag open circuit, reset it and all is good. I reckon someone has been in looking at the window reg/lock motor and disconnected the airbag with the battery still connected.

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    Good to see you back in the fold Ben
    Sounds like you've got a few jobs to keep you busy though

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    Good to see you back with a Bimmer.
    Nice project and should be a cracking car once all the jobs are done.

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    Cool! Looking forward to seeing how this project progresses

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    Cheers guys!
    Hoping to get started on a few little jobs tomorrow and get the belts and filters ordered next week if all goes well

    Pictures tomorrow!

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    So spent a good few hours on the car today giving it a bit of a clean, I think this is the worst car I've bought so far!

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    The seats are electric and really bloody heavy because of all the motors hanging off the bottom!

    Fitted a couple of bulbs to the boot interior lights and swapped the knob over as well.

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    Then chucked the Style 32's on and took it into work to give it a power wash, looks pretty good in the sun I thing

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    Thanks all for today, I'll give the outside a proper wash, polish and wax another weekend as I need a sit down

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    Looking good! Much better with those wheels than the stock MV1s imo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viper VP View Post
    Looking good! Much better with those wheels than the stock MV1s imo.
    Yeah, I am not a fan of MV1's I must say. Need to find some one who wants to swap for MV2's as I think they look great.

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    Welcome back buddy

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