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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

 
 
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Old 10-09-2008, 09:59 PM
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Is it true that snow chains can't be fitted to e39's with 17" +

As the title states, is it true that snow chains can't be fitted to e39's with 17" and bigger??
(I read it in the owner manual the other day) just curious because generally I take my car up to the snow here and sometimes it is regulations to have chains on if you are going up the mountains..

i'm guessing it's slightly different in the US but thought someone must know the answer
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