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Rob's 2007 530d MSport
19-06-2016, 06:42 PM (This post was last modified: 12-08-2016 12:34 AM by RAArmstrong.)
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Rob's 2007 530d MSport
So its time to introduce the replacement to my E39 that was written off around a month ago... More on that here.

So having had one of the most immaculate examples of an E39 around, and there was definitely nothing even remotely like it on all the common car sale sites... Therefore the decision was made that I would not be getting another E39... A good thing also as the E39 for me would always be remembered as the car I was in an accident with. So time for something new...

I had a pretty unique set of requirements... It had to be a BMW, it had to also be diesel, preferably 3L, auto and less than 150k km... Not too demanding right? Oh, and I didnt really want to spend more than like R150k...

So I set about looking at E60's. Let me tell you that most early E60 530d's that I saw for sale mostly had massively high mileage, were in completely rubbish condition and really looked quite sad... Nothing there that I wanted... So I decided to look at E90's...

Looked at a couple and was almost ready to pull the trigger on one... Then I saw her. The mileage was higher than I wanted but she looked good from the ads. A background check from Coisman gave the thumbs up too...

2 hours later we find ourselves on a mission station outside of Kranskop in rural KZN. What I found was a really stunning well looked after car! Test drove her and terrified the owner and my dad. I was happy. Decision made. She's coming home.

So what I have now is as follows:

2007 530d Msport (LCI)
181k km as it stands.

She's not perfect and has some minor cosmetic issues that I'll sort out over time. What matters the most is that she's mechanically sound and very well maintained.

Of course a big shoutout to both Nikhil and Coisman for all the help and advice making sure I bought the right car!!

Anyway, I think I've bored you all with enough reading now. Time for lots and lots of pics!

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19-06-2016, 06:44 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
So nice Blowheart Congrats !!
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19-06-2016, 06:44 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Awesome and congrats RobbieClapper

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19-06-2016, 06:45 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
So when am I getting a ride?

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19-06-2016, 06:51 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
ClapperClapperClapper

Very very very nice 5er, Rob Blowheart

It's sad that it had to replace an E39, but I think you've found a good replacement nonetheless.

/o(O)(O) \ (lllllllll)(lllllllll) / (O)(O)o\
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19-06-2016, 06:55 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Awesome car
Congrats and many safe miles

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19-06-2016, 07:02 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Yaaaaay!

Sticker ceremony will be held at the hot chocy run!

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19-06-2016, 07:05 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Nice....congrats bud...CoolShake

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19-06-2016, 07:07 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Congrats Old Man Rob, may you have many happy accident free miles

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19-06-2016, 07:10 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
LCI Clapper congrats

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19-06-2016, 07:11 PM
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Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Congrats Rob Clapper


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19-06-2016, 07:16 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Looks awesome many happy miles!

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19-06-2016, 07:30 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Awesome FoefClapper

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19-06-2016, 07:32 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Congrats! Looks like a well specced one.
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19-06-2016, 07:34 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Congratulations on your new purchase. Many safe kilometres. Clapper

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19-06-2016, 08:15 PM
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CongratsClapperClapper
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19-06-2016, 08:19 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Well done again Rob. Many happy and safe miles.
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19-06-2016, 08:34 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Thanks gents!! I cant deal with it! Its so pretty, I keep going outside to look at it and smile and stuff Rofl

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19-06-2016, 08:42 PM
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RE: Robs new 2007 530d MSport
Awesome cab, congrats! Praise

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19-06-2016, 09:19 PM
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