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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 12-02-2012, 11:15 AM
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When you just get finished fixing something and then something else breaks then you fix that and something else breaks then you fix that and something else breaks then you fix that drive for 3 months then the thing you replaced earlier breaks
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Old 12-02-2012, 01:38 PM
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When you find yourself explaining to your wife that your car is not broken all the time, you frequently modify it to make it even better.
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:31 PM
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When you find yourself explaining to your wife that your car is not broken all the time, you frequently modify it to make it even better.
Lmao, +1
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:37 PM
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When you think that your E39 is gushing with steam, but in reality it's someone else's nearly identical E39 parked where you thought you parked yours.

It happened to me last week at a rest area in Massachusetts; a suburban parked beside my E39, blocking it from my view on my way out of the rest stop building, so for about 10 seconds I thought my cooling system was erupting 150 miles from home.
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Old 12-02-2012, 04:30 PM
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When you find yourself explaining to your wife that your car is not broken all the time, you frequently modify it to make it even better.
+2, don't know how many times I've used that same line of BS,
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:29 PM
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Barely on topic, but beware of parking away from people. My father is an insurance inspector. He did an estimate on a Cadillac who parked way away from people. Someone keyed into the side of the car "you shouldn't park so far away". People don't like people with nicer things. I try to park in a decent spot but yet hide in the lots inconspicuously.
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:43 PM
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When you never park in the street.
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:33 AM
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Clearly instead of parking lots we need garages that are used like lockers. Go to the store, park in an open single stall, shut the door and put in your own lock combo. Come back and you know nobody will have touched it.
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:08 PM
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When you wince every time ANYone says the words "cooling system". Whether it be on TV, radio, junk mail, internet, overhearing a conversation of people near you, commercials, phone book ads.....
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:30 PM
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When you are holding a wrench or screwdriver and repeatedly utter the word "AGAIN".
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:07 AM
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I just watch "Hitler Rants about the E39 BMW" on YouTube and LMAO.
Hell yes... first time I watched that I almost pissed my pants laughing.... legit
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Old 12-06-2012, 07:53 AM
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I can agree with most of those things but the most dreaded one is the "ding" from the display saying something is wrong. I too, am in MI and constantly get the temp notice,which scares the wallet out of me!
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when you're willing to spend $200 on some light bulbs for your 13 year old car

putting these in tonight

How do those look at night?
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Keep buying different photographic apps for your iphone to take silly pics of your E39..

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