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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 04-18-2013, 08:54 AM
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Mein Auto: 2001 E39 Alpina B10 V8
Alpina B10 V8 Servicing

Hi there

What kind of servicing schedule would you recommend on a 2001 E39 Alpina B10 V8?

I had an E39 540i 5 years ago and with that I followed the servicing via the green service indicator lights. Should I do the same with the B10 V8? I am wondering whether the extra power and state of tune over the 540i would warrant 6 or 12 monthly oil changes or not (as per an M5). I wouldn't be doing a very high mileage in it. Any owners out there have any opinions on the subject please?

Many thanks!
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