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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 02-10-2006, 08:32 AM
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Old 02-10-2006, 09:02 AM
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where in satan's creation did you find that e39?!?!?! we need to send in the mod and beat the guy senseless. if he shows up at a meet, i'm going to rip his fog lights out and shove them up his a$$.
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Old 02-10-2006, 09:25 AM
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Old 02-10-2006, 09:32 AM
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What is up with the lights???

The fog lights remind me of.... Madonna
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Old 02-10-2006, 10:56 AM
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The fog lights remind me of.... Madonna
I was LOOKING for what those things reminded me of! You nailed it!
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Old 02-10-2006, 10:59 AM
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Old 02-10-2006, 11:09 AM
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What else do you expect?!?! Only a New Yorker could do something like this. If you look closely, on his front license plate, it says "paragon" IF that what i think it is then he either, works for paragon or got his car using their services. Paragon is a credit union for the "notsofortunateones" LOL

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Old 02-10-2006, 11:17 AM
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What else do you expect?!?! Only a New Yorker could do something like this. If you look closely, on his front license plate, it says "paragon" IF that what i think it is then he either, works for paragon or got his car using their services. Paragon is a credit union for the "notsofortunateones" LOL

Draw your own conclusions, gentlemen!
That "notsofortunateone" has a decent car with some questionable mods. My conclusion is that he is doing better than a lot of people.
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Old 02-10-2006, 11:30 AM
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Old 02-10-2006, 11:45 AM
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those are fogs, or curb feelers?
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Old 02-10-2006, 12:00 PM
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Mine is uglier (and a lot more dirty) than that.


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Old 02-10-2006, 01:17 PM
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Only in NY........looks like he has two pairs of "balls" pertruding from his front bumper acting as foglights.

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Old 02-10-2006, 01:18 PM
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He thinks that they are the "bomb" and they also "look awesome".
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Old 02-10-2006, 02:34 PM
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Ooh oooh I know what they are... Ya know there are a lot of deer on the parkway's out there and you need those Deer noise makers... Thats what they are ... see guys and you thought they were fog lights..Or Madonna lights...or %alls...Hehehe
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Old 02-10-2006, 06:47 PM
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I think the fogs would look a ton better had they been installed recessed in the bumper a bit, but even then they are way too serious for me. If this guy was really about his bling he would lose those fogs all together and just hang a disco ball from each headlight.
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Old 02-10-2006, 06:51 PM
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Those arent fog lights, those are Truck Nutz that were simply inserted into the foglight cavities. Those are the worst, and cheapest headlights I have ever seen. Look at the gaps around the light assy. There must be 1/2" at the corners.
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Old 02-10-2006, 06:52 PM
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by the lines it looks like shes been wrecked as well- or got a hasty facelift. makes me think I'm being really really picky about the lines on my car- not.
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Old 02-10-2006, 06:56 PM
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lol truck nuts! it looks like in the right hands this could be a really nice car though... white was my first exterior pick..
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Old 02-10-2006, 07:13 PM
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where in satan's creation did you find that e39?!?!?! we need to send in the mod and beat the guy senseless. if he shows up at a meet, i'm going to rip his fog lights out and shove them up his a$$.
ROFL

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That "notsofortunateone" has a decent car with some questionable mods. My conclusion is that he is doing better than a lot of people.
With "questionable mods", you could draw the opposite conclusion that in fact, no he is NOT doing better than a lot of people.

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Those arent fog lights, those are Truck Nutz that were simply inserted into the foglight cavities. Those are the worst, and cheapest headlights I have ever seen. Look at the gaps around the light assy. There must be 1/2" at the corners.
Could those be head light air vents? I've seen pics of the bmw's that are used to race...and they remove 1 head light and put in that plastic air flow thingy. That would not be functional in NY...so to have air vents AND 2 working headlights its genius!
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Old 02-10-2006, 11:32 PM
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probably just a guy or gal who does not know better, if anyone knows him/her, help them out - that's what the forum is for

I hope that if i do something with my E39 that I think is sharp and I am ill-advised, someone here will give me a friendly heads up, right? Hey guys and gals i enjoy the forum
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Old 02-11-2006, 02:08 AM
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realatively new to the fest....but i really don't see what the big deal with this car is. i mean...whatever those things are in the front, maybe at a differnt angle, or maybe they do something really kick ass that we don't know about.....in any event minus those things the car looks pretty sharp...no?
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That one was not even close to this one currently up for sale at about double the price of a mint condition one.
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Old 02-11-2006, 03:15 AM
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Old 02-11-2006, 04:00 AM
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That one was not even close to this one currently up for sale at about double the price of a mint condition one.
This must be from a TV show called Japanize-My-Car...

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What's up with the grocery cart spoiler?
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