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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 09-10-2010, 10:02 PM
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Old 09-10-2010, 10:47 PM
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Old 09-12-2010, 08:37 PM
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Old 09-13-2010, 07:25 AM
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Old 09-13-2010, 11:47 AM
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:17 PM
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Old 09-14-2010, 04:51 PM
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Old 09-14-2010, 05:54 PM
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i never know 530 comes with m5 seats
Lots of options in other parts of the world. We get the short end of the stick here in the US.
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Old 09-14-2010, 08:56 PM
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Here's a recent one....

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Here's a recent one....

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M5 bumpers, wheels, mirrors
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:59 PM
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Hola 5 series gents.
Not sure if anyone of you may be interested, i am looking for an E39, all i have is my 328IS "well maintained" for trade if anyone may be interested i have a post in classifieds, something like E36 for trade. just shoot me a PM, having another child and can't do the 2 door coupe thing anymore
I am in New England in the US. New Hampshire to be exact.
Thanks..

Love the cars btw!~ keep it up.
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Old 10-28-2010, 12:19 AM
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20x9 front 20x10 rear , i want to go lower but dont know how much. want the tucked look but dont want to rub with full passengers any ideas?
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Old 10-28-2010, 02:07 AM
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