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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 01-26-2014, 07:14 PM
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Nice find apart from your touring, didn't you have a silver E39 M5 already?
Got rid of that over a year ago with about 180k miles to fund the purchase of my sons 1st car. I missed it till today. Thanks for the compliments.
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Old 01-26-2014, 11:26 PM
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New addition to the family today! 02 M5 Black/Black. In love all over again. LOL









That is a nice example mate, such low mileage too!, I'm jealous

Hope you don't mind me saying but the fisrt thing I would do is get rid of that awful color woodgrain, how could they!!, it either has to be dark woodgrain (like mine) or go with the brushed aluminium. (jmho)
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Old 01-26-2014, 11:57 PM
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That is a nice example mate, such low mileage too!, I'm jealous

Hope you don't mind me saying but the fisrt thing I would do is get rid of that awful color woodgrain, how could they!!, it either has to be dark woodgrain (like mine) or go with the brushed aluminium. (jmho)
Thanks brother. It's been a long time hunting for such an example. Trust me when I say that there is a list of some changes I am planning on and that was on it. I was personally thinking either aluminium, piano black, or technical graphite trim. What to do?
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Thanks brother. It's been a long time hunting for such an example. Trust me when I say that there is a list of some changes I am planning on and that was on it. I was personally thinking either aluminium, piano black, or technical graphite trim. What to do?
You should go with aluminum I think that looks best because its a nice contrast imo. I've had carbon fiber in the past but I got over the overall dark look and put my woodtrim back in.


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Old 01-27-2014, 04:05 PM
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Thanks brother. It's been a long time hunting for such an example. Trust me when I say that there is a list of some changes I am planning on and that was on it. I was personally thinking either aluminium, piano black, or technical graphite trim. What to do?
Congrats on your newly purchased beast. Love the small DINAN additions. I just bought myself the strut brace, but can't fathom the intake for over $1k! I kind of like the wood trim contrast on the black interior. But if your really itching to swap it out I would suggestion technical graphite or black birch!

Congrats again man.

P.S I have less miles LOL
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Old 01-27-2014, 04:16 PM
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Congrats on your newly purchased beast. Love the small DINAN additions. I just bought myself the strut brace, but can't fathom the intake for over $1k! I kind of like the wood trim contrast on the black interior. But if your really itching to swap it out I would suggestion technical graphite or black birch!

Congrats again man.

P.S I have less miles LOL

LOL Nice looking beast you got there as well. Like the color. This black is going to be a real pain to keep clean.

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Does that mean the engine won't ever get warm there?
Pretty sure it does, then the air around it would be warm to.
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hahah! Fair point! We've been watching the US weather on the news... And it reminds me why I live in New Zealand!!
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Wrapped the two pieces next to the steering wheel real quick with Gunmetal Brushed Aluminum and I like it way better then the wood. Did it fast so the corners suck. Painted the grill chrome with the trim repair paint.

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Hi am a new owner of a e39 , bought this car as I have always liked the look of the car .will be carrying out some small improvements to the car (like removing the m badge added by previous owner ,) .hope you all enjoy the pics .
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Old 02-01-2014, 12:15 PM
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