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post-775-0-18750400-1429557753_thumb.jpe here it is after 7 hours of cleaning (playing) and doing a few little jobs here and there, came up nicely and got a few future plans for it Edited by jut

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will try and get some more pics of it and enlarge this one

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Forget the 330, is that a M5??!

M535i - it's under his user name :P

Tidy looking tourer Jut ;)

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Estate please, were not Yanks...!

BMW don't call them estates so I'm not :P

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Estate please, were not Yanks...!

BMW don't call them estates so I'm not :P

I wasn't referring to your comment, I was referring to the American term of shooting brake. BMW can call them what they like but the body style is an estate.

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No it isn't, it's like Audi calling their convertibles foldy tops, the body style is an Estate, as any insurance, part look up, Autotrader type site will indicate, put in Touring and you'll find nothing.

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I think bmw have been calling their estates touring in the UK for the past 30 odd years

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If you type in bmw touring in auto trader I guarantee you'll get a million results. If you type in shooting brake you'll probably get none

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and yes I believe bmw have always referred to their estates as touring.

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A shootings brake is a coupe shape with 4 doors, not an estate, touring or anything else.

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anyway, pleased with it and its scrubbed up nicely. I was a little surprised that it does seem a bit more lively than the previous car (2.9 with manual box) although it is an auto, it also feels a bit fresher with 50k less on the clock. I was thinking about retro fitting xenons to it but the only ones I can find for sale at the minute are a lot of money.

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Very nice! BMW make some of the prettiest 'estates' IMO.

Shooting brakes originated in England. So posh people could fit all there guns and sandwiches in the back when they went out shooting endangered species. :)

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back when they went out shooting endangered species. :)

Ah, the good old days... -_-

They do look best as estates though!

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