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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 10-28-2010, 05:38 AM
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19" MPars....

Nice! I too have a 2003 Black/Black 540 sport. Are you near Fort Jackson? I thought I saw a DOD decal.

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Old 10-28-2010, 07:10 AM
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I'm retired Army now working as a contractor in Charleston, SC. I do a lot of work for the Marine Corps and actually spend quite a bit of time at Quantico and usually stay in Stafford. Small world...
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Old 10-28-2010, 08:05 AM
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I'm retired Army now working as a contractor in Charleston, SC. I do a lot of work for the Marine Corps and actually spend quite a bit of time at Quantico and usually stay in Stafford. Small world...
Nice lookin' ride Big Saahge!
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Old 10-28-2010, 09:54 AM
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Nice lookin' ride Big Saahge!
Thanks MACK....I've been liking your ride for quite a while...
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:56 AM
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Here is my 2000 BMW E39 528i
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Old 10-28-2010, 12:07 PM
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I'm retired Army now working as a contractor in Charleston, SC. I do a lot of work for the Marine Corps and actually spend quite a bit of time at Quantico and usually stay in Stafford. Small world...
How about that. I am retired Army as well and often use the gym, BX and commissary on Quantico. How long have you had your Mpars?
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Old 10-28-2010, 12:38 PM
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That baby needs a drop!
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Old 10-28-2010, 01:50 PM
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few changed the e39 went through. not all pictured tho

wheels i've had since i owned the car:
OEM 18 staggered M-pars(sold)
OEM e39 M5 wheels(sold)
OEM style 42's(sold)
OEM style 5's(sold to legitsnowe39)
OEM style 32's(sold)
OEM chrome style 5's(Sold)
replica 19" staggered e39 M5 wheels(sold)
Linea corse lemans LM reps 19" staggered(sold to omegaraid)
Miro STP-3 OZ reps 19" staggered(sold)
3pc ZONE1 wheels 19 staggered(sold)
Beyern mesh wheels 19" staggered(current)
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Old 10-28-2010, 01:50 PM
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How about that. I am retired Army as well and often use the gym, BX and commissary on Quantico. How long have you had your Mpars?
I've had the 540 about 6 months and the Mpars about 3 Months. I bought the last set of Mpars from BM Autosport back in July. They're awesome. I have not had a real photoshoot yet. I have made addittional mods since the photo you see.....Lights, Brakes, etc..... I even did a "DIY" by adding cupholders to the rear armrest. (See Below) My Hamann style lip arrived today so soon as I get it painted and installed I'll be sure to post pics.







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Old 10-28-2010, 01:56 PM
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My Hamann style lip arrived today so soon as I get it painted and installed I be sure to post pics.
did you get the one from eurodyne? the fitment is like crap for the OEM m5 bumpers. you will need to push the sides in a little while the bumper is off just to get the lip to fit right..i had the CF one. Some people say the fitment is perfect but some say they are sh!t. i guess it depends on who makes them? post pics when you get the lip on
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Old 10-28-2010, 05:35 PM
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did you get the one from eurodyne? the fitment is like crap for the OEM m5 bumpers. you will need to push the sides in a little while the bumper is off just to get the lip to fit right..i had the CF one. Some people say the fitment is perfect but some say they are sh!t. i guess it depends on who makes them? post pics when you get the lip on
I held it up under the bumper and everything looks as though it will fit correctly...At least I hope so. We'll find out.....LOL....
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Old 10-29-2010, 12:21 PM
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I've had the 540 about 6 months and the Mpars about 3 Months. I bought the last set of Mpars from BM Autosport back in July. They're awesome. I have not had a real photoshoot yet. I have made addittional mods since the photo you see.....Lights, Brakes, etc..... I even did a "DIY" by adding cupholders to the rear armrest. (See Below) My Hamann style lip arrived today so soon as I get it painted and installed I'll be sure to post pics.






Great job. I need to post some pics of mine. What mods did you do to your brakes? It's time for me to replace pads/rotors.
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Old 10-29-2010, 01:33 PM
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19" MPars....

nice!!
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Old 10-29-2010, 01:47 PM
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That baby needs a drop!
its getting lowered in december!!!!!!!!!
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Old 11-04-2010, 05:49 PM
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Smile My 2000 528i

Shes my M5 Look, The Princess. We Girls do things a bit diffrent ! Hope you like Her, The Judges do,lol. Everyone here has such awesome Beemers
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Old 11-05-2010, 02:19 AM
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Talk about an inspirational thread, some mighty fine examples of e39's here.

plhamm, love that light behind the grill, quite unique.
Jasnite, what a cool and practical mod you've done there. makes you wonder why BMW didn't think of it.

Anyway here's my Euro '99 535 V8 Sport exactly as it came from the factory. Love it I do.
Mods coming in due course, albeit subtle ones - black late model grills, celis tail lights, a/eyes, style 65 rims, M5 side mirrors, splitters and exhaust.







Keep them coming guys (& girls)
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Old 11-05-2010, 10:17 AM
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this is with my old wheels...back to stock currently with the oem mpars...

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Old 11-05-2010, 11:08 AM
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Old 11-05-2010, 02:12 PM
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Old 11-05-2010, 03:36 PM
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I Love seeing all these Sweet Machines. I put mine back on after new Mods. Time for interior, Ouch $$$$ Slowly but Surely I will Get there! Lol. More Pics Everyone, this is Fun
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Old 11-05-2010, 04:41 PM
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Old 11-05-2010, 04:42 PM
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Geez,this is all I ever see of my car.




I found one of the car other than ones of the mechanical nature....
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Old 11-05-2010, 08:13 PM
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Old 11-05-2010, 11:46 PM
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Demas, I have always loved your car....so clean, classy and sporty all at the same time. BTW the style 32 wheels work perfectly on your car.
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Old 11-06-2010, 03:38 AM
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Demas, I have always loved your car....so clean, classy and sporty all at the same time. BTW the style 32 wheels work perfectly on your car.
thanks brother

I was contemplating replacing with M-Pars, but we'll see
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