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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 06-15-2012, 03:57 PM
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Old 06-15-2012, 05:08 PM
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them pics are awesome, oh and nice car by the way.
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Old 06-15-2012, 06:00 PM
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Old 08-05-2012, 01:37 AM
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Old 08-05-2012, 01:46 AM
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Old 08-05-2012, 10:58 AM
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:36 AM
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http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum....php?t=1871808
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when i first got my E39 M5..



my old 540i/6.. boy do i miss that car





my first bmw e39 528i speed..




thats all for now, next time ill share my E60 M5
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