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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 11-22-2011, 04:09 PM
jarhed1964 jarhed1964 is online now
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Mein Auto: 97 &99 528i, 05 e60 530i
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Getting the head cleaned/cut. Some warpage going on there and some coolant leaks. Waiting to hear if he found any cracks. Damn thing was a bear to pull off with all the crap attached to it.

Anyway, look at the scale and crap on top of these pistons. Shop guy does engines for the BMW Stealer in Charlotte and told me to stop burning 87 octane because it puts huge thick carbon deposits all over the place.
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