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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 01-21-2013, 04:07 PM
RNDx5 RNDx5 is offline
Location: Newark
Join Date: Sep 2012
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Mein Auto: 01 530i
Exclamation goodbye oil burning x5 hello e39

traded my x5 4.4 for a 01 530i last month
car was bone stock when i got it...
mechanically i have done some research and changed a few parts that seem common to fail
from the FSU to oil filter housing / power steering hoses / cooling system and stabilizer links

so far have
m tech bumpers
finned double exhaust diffuser
m5 mirrors
m5 rear view mirror
trunk lip spoiler
hamman rep front lip
h&r lowering springs
plasti dipped the moldings (black)
led bulbs interior / exterior
resonator and muffler delete with tips
hid bulbs 6k
black roof and roof wing
pioneer double din tv radio

20inch bbs lm reps are hanging out in the garage til winter leaves us
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