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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 05-20-2012, 03:46 PM
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just picked this 2000 540i M Sport 6speed manual. 95,000 miles been maintained well by pros owner cooling system replaced etc..

cleaned and waxed it today mods to come.
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Old 05-20-2012, 04:15 PM
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Old 05-20-2012, 09:53 PM
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heyyyyyy ok.... ok... Different... any more pics ?
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:05 PM
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:30 PM
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:16 PM
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youve got clean up the edges on the top margin of the lower grill....look like jagged little teeth.
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:22 PM
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:43 PM
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:53 PM
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do they make black bbs caps?
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:57 PM
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Lots of options. Black, red, silver, carbon fiber... I had black caps but like the red, makes more of a statement.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:12 PM
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Lots of options. Black, red, silver, carbon fiber... I had black caps but like the red, makes more of a statement.
ah k, I'd want to go with black.
(prob going to buy black roundels for my own pretty soon)

beautiful car though!
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Old 05-22-2012, 09:58 PM
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Old 05-22-2012, 10:02 PM
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One of the more amazing sunsets i've caught on camera, even better with an E39 under it
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Old 05-22-2012, 11:29 PM
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:03 AM
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:23 AM
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New E39 :D

Hey all I'm new to this forum,
I just got a 1997 528i as my first car, got it for $4250 AUS, which is pretty damn cheap, needs a few things done (taillights need replacing. oil, that kind of thing) but overall is in pretty good condition. Came with mint condition legit M6 rims aswell
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Old 05-23-2012, 02:14 AM
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Hey all I'm new to this forum,
I just got a 1997 528i as my first car, got it for $4250 AUS, which is pretty damn cheap, needs a few things done (taillights need replacing. oil, that kind of thing) but overall is in pretty good condition. Came with mint condition legit M6 rims aswell
Here's a few pics:






Thanks all
yeaa Team M6 Rims
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Supersprint Headers,
Evolve Alpha N Tune,
CNS lightweight dm flywheel/Spec clutch,
ST coilovers,
Eibach Rear Sway bar/Beast Power Brackets,
Drilled slotted Rotors/Akebono Euro pads,
Magnaflow 14816 Mufflers

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Old 05-23-2012, 08:46 AM
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should get black rims.... is ya roof black ?
Negative to both.
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Old 05-23-2012, 10:16 AM
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Very nice.
Nice
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Old 05-23-2012, 10:55 AM
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:01 PM
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:28 PM
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:38 PM
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@silk, how'd you get your angel eyes so bright?
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:37 PM
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SICK!! i cant wait till i install my M teck bumper and cf splitters. mine will look the exact same way just i have those 42s in black.


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Old 05-23-2012, 03:54 PM
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