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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 09-16-2012, 09:15 PM
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I'd like to sell my extra 15mm set of 2 if you're interested. I'm looking to go a bit wider in the rears as I'm fitting new tires on the style 32s (one blew last night). Let me know if you would be interested. They are the black ECS Tuning spacers and I can include extended bolts.
I JUST ordered ecs tuning spacers in 15mm ... How much are these btw?
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Old 09-17-2012, 05:13 AM
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Did you BLACK-OUT your roof? Did you paint it or wrap it?
115 MPH, bin there done that.
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Old 09-17-2012, 05:40 AM
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I hope that's not topped. I was able to get my 01 525i up to 140mph before it wouldn't climb any more.
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Old 09-17-2012, 07:46 AM
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I painted the roof bmw black (:
And i was hitting 150 that day i just took a pic when it was coming down common its a 540

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Old 09-17-2012, 09:47 AM
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I JUST ordered ecs tuning spacers in 15mm ... How much are these btw?
no worries. I paid about 116 with shipping and bolts.
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Old 09-21-2012, 06:15 PM
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I need to get a new camera, but.,.......

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Old 09-21-2012, 09:33 PM
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:50 PM
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RIP ALPINE WHITE 97 528I
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:56 PM
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02 525I Sterling Gray, 18" M Parallels, M Tech bumper, Magnaflow Highflow cat, Resonator delete, 3" OBX muffler, H&R spring and Bills sport shocks.
RIP ALPINE WHITE 97 528I
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:54 PM
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just a few shots

Off track excursion at Buttonwillow

Buttonwillow

Thunderhill: Starting to catch my friends S2k before he starts beating me at the turns again

Shot of the 5 from a friends in-car cam

Laguna Seca!!!





At rest after 3 sessions

As a daily driver


Fast forward to 8:35 to see me get passed by a track'd out Corvette. I was letting him by but he was courteous enough and didn't pass...
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:58 PM
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@alrivers looks awesome as always man. I still need to go to a track day, but that'll probably happen after I put some money into refreshing my 540.
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:21 AM
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:46 AM
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AlRivers....
You are my hero...!
LOL!
I love everything from your post...!
Awesome car, and cool video..!
Love it!

Thanks!
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Old 09-28-2012, 05:46 PM
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AlRivers....
You are my hero...!
LOL!
I love everything from your post...!
Awesome car, and cool video..!
Love it!

Thanks!
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Haha, thanks! I should have video up sometime, I've just been lazy about uploading it
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:35 PM
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:07 AM
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My 1999 528i. Check out the low miles.
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:20 AM
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My 1999 528i. Check out the low miles.

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Very clean! Now she needs some exhaust and a sportier suspension setup.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:01 PM
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My 1999 528i. Check out the low miles.
WOW thats low. Have ou had this since brand new? if not, and if you dont mind me asking of course, How much did you pay for it and when?
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:04 PM
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WOW thats low. Have ou had this since brand new? if not, and if you dont mind me asking of course, How much did you pay for it and when?
I am the second owner. Got it last year with 23,000 miles.
$9,000-
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:05 PM
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WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! are you kidding me. thats free for that car.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:07 PM
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WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! are you kidding me. thats free for that car.
I Added a few things since I bought the car. DEPO clear tail lights. Clear side markers. Chrome instrument rings. Center console storage armrest. Strut bar. BMW Rubber Trunk mat. BMW rubber mats. Beyern 17" wheels and Continental tires. Windows tinted. Emergency triangle. Color keyed BMW badges. New windshield moulding. I plan on updating the sound system next.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:23 PM
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slate Green Metalic

2003 mtech
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:36 AM
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^ Love the color. Look like you have Slate Green interior too.
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2000 Dinan S1 //M5 (my DD) 06 DINAN E53 4.8iS (wife's DD), 90 Straman Z32TT (my pride & joy ride)

Gone, but not forgotten: 01 E53 3.0i, 01 525i Sport and 91 Z32TwinTurbo

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Old 10-09-2012, 08:02 AM
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Slate Greeg

It's called Stone Green Leather. I love it. Very rare combo. I have yet to find another 540 2003 with a manual sport pkge this color.
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:55 AM
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I dont think your going to find one... Thats prob one of 3 or something.
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