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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 10-03-2012, 09:48 PM
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white face gauges

so i found a set and a set of chrome rings to go around them. has anyone ever done this and how difficult do you think it would be. should i take it to a bmw specialist and have it done. i would also like some opinions on it thancks
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Old 10-04-2012, 04:16 AM
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I did mine and show how to do it.

Chickety check it out http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum....php?t=1776282
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:30 AM
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gauges

i dont see anything in your link about white gauges
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Old 10-04-2012, 12:04 PM
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i dont see anything in your link about white gauges
Topaz had just waked up and hadn't got his coffee yet when he posted that.
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Old 10-04-2012, 12:59 PM
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do you know anybody who has put in white gauges with the chrome bezel around them. im trying to decide if i should do it if its really complicated ill just pay someone to do it but id like to try if its not to hard
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:43 AM
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Sorry I don't know anyone that did it. If I do it,I would use gray, not white (unless you have Alpine White paint)
You can be a geinue pig and document a how-to with pictures.
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Topaz had just waked up and hadn't got his coffee yet when he posted that.
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Old 10-05-2012, 03:51 PM
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Sorry wrong forum

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