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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 11-15-2011, 05:46 PM
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This is my sixth 5 series
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Old 11-15-2011, 05:50 PM
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Old 11-15-2011, 05:57 PM
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Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice!!
Thaaaaaaaaanks!!

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Looks SEXY
What's up Sami senior I see you finally are getting used to the forum

Anyways, thanks for the comment. Yours is sexy too, but show us some pics of what's under the hood big fan
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Old 11-15-2011, 06:06 PM
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Thaaaaaaaaanks!!



What's up Sami senior I see you finally are getting used to the forum

Anyways, thanks for the comment. Yours is sexy too, but show us some pics of what's under the hood big fan
Hey rami
This is what I got under the boobs
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Old 11-15-2011, 09:38 PM
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This is what I got under the boobs
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I can hear that supercharger from over here. ^.^
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Old 11-16-2011, 09:45 PM
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Here she lies... With a ton of parts in the garage waiting for spring before they go on... but currently she is about the same, with the suspension slightly lifted for the Blizzak's to move about freely. The wheels you see on it are the winter wheels from here on out.

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Current Wheels I'm refinishing for the spring (come summer I'm sure I'll have some 18-19's on, just debating which ones)
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Old 11-16-2011, 10:22 PM
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Here she lies... With a ton of parts in the garage waiting for spring before they go on... but currently she is about the same, with the suspension slightly lifted for the Blizzak's to move about freely. The wheels you see on it are the winter wheels from here on out.

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Current Wheels I'm refinishing for the spring (come summer I'm sure I'll have some 18-19's on, just debating which ones)
Love the style 19s
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:39 AM
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Thanks! If only they had them in 18-19's
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:14 AM
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NiCe color "my favorite "I had an E46 M3 with same exact color ,,, lovin ittt here ,,pic attached below so impressive .. I cried when I sold it too baddd
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:19 AM
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Here she lies... With a ton of parts in the garage waiting for spring before they go on... but currently she is about the same, with the suspension slightly lifted for the Blizzak's to move about freely. The wheels you see on it are the winter wheels from here on out.

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Current Wheels I'm refinishing for the spring (come summer I'm sure I'll have some 18-19's on, just debating which ones)
Where did you get those headlights ??
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:35 AM
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NiCe color "my favorite "I had an E46 M3 with same exact color ,,, lovin ittt here ,,pic attached below so impressive .. I cried when I sold it too baddd
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I know what you mean! This color gets nothing but attention... Has its pro's and con's

5IM5, I actually took the housing apart and sprayed the inside w glass window spray





Took about 30min per side.. I can do a how-to if needed
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:46 AM
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I know what you mean! This color gets nothing but attention... Has its pro's and con's

5IM5, I actually took the housing apart and sprayed the inside w glass window spray





Took about 30min per side.. I can do a how-to if needed
If you could do a quick write up that would be awesome. I just bought an e39 with god awful aftermarket headlights and I need a change
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:53 AM
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Sounds good. I'll do a "hi I'm new/my build thread" and on the side I'll do a how-to. You'll have a PM later tonight
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:55 AM
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Sounds good. I'll do a "hi I'm new/my build thread" and on the side I'll do a how-to. You'll have a PM later tonight
Thanks!
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Old 11-17-2011, 12:53 PM
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Here are some of my 99 540i...it needs some body work but other than that its a solid car.
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Old 11-17-2011, 04:58 PM
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Thumbs up My ride

Alright i guess ill tune into this one.
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:26 PM
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New to the forum.. Just picked up this 2000 540i, automatic. I love it.. Think I'm a bimmer fan for life now..
I'd like to find some different BMW rims, and learn a little more about getting those Angel eye headlight upgrades..Cant think of anything beyond that though




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Old 11-17-2011, 07:27 PM
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You need completely upgrade you bimmer but will cost you a lot of $$$$ on the end it will looks sickkk ,just like how I did on my 540i Click image for larger version

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Old 11-17-2011, 08:14 PM
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Alright i guess ill tune into this one.
She's hot. Was it already equipped with navi, and u just replaced your unit with the current one, or wasn't it? Also, if you don't mind, would you please snap a couple pics for the middle compartment including the unit at night with lights on? I wanna see how close lights are to the factory ones. I have a project to install a navigation system in mine.

Uh, one more thing, what's the name of that unit?

Thanks a lot
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Old 11-18-2011, 12:25 PM
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She's hot. Was it already equipped with navi, and u just replaced your unit with the current one, or wasn't it? Also, if you don't mind, would you please snap a couple pics for the middle compartment including the unit at night with lights on? I wanna see how close lights are to the factory ones. I have a project to install a navigation system in mine.

Uh, one more thing, what's the name of that unit?

Thanks a lot
well the name of the unit to begin with is "hualingan" and in fact this car was a gift from my uncle and it came with just your standard tape player and mid non dsp radio.... so i didnt like the old look and swapped it out for this myself it was like an hour job following the diy here on bimmerfest (cause it the best website in the worldd!!!). here are the pics
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Old 11-18-2011, 12:44 PM
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well the name of the unit to begin with is "hualingan" and in fact this car was a gift from my uncle and it came with just your standard tape player and mid non dsp radio.... so i didnt like the old look and swapped it out for this myself it was like an hour job following the diy here on bimmerfest (cause it the best website in the worldd!!!). here are the pics
Thanks a lot. and yea definitely bimmerfest is the best site!
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Old 11-18-2011, 03:30 PM
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well the name of the unit to begin with is "hualingan" and in fact this car was a gift from my uncle and it came with just your standard tape player and mid non dsp radio.... so i didnt like the old look and swapped it out for this myself it was like an hour job following the diy here on bimmerfest (cause it the best website in the worldd!!!). here are the pics
Nice shift and booth were did you get those?
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Old 11-18-2011, 04:31 PM
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Not what I want it to look but this has to do for time being.

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Old 11-18-2011, 05:18 PM
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Not what I want it to look but this has to do for time being.

Your ride looks sick as it is! Just tint your front windows to match the rear.
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Old 11-18-2011, 05:20 PM
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well the name of the unit to begin with is "hualingan" and in fact this car was a gift from my uncle and it came with just your standard tape player and mid non dsp radio.... so i didnt like the old look and swapped it out for this myself it was like an hour job following the diy here on bimmerfest (cause it the best website in the worldd!!!). here are the pics

Did you wrap your trim pieces with 3M DI-NOC? Looks clean!
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