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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 10-09-2012, 11:43 AM
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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, 01:08 PM
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Here you go...540 with a S62 motor swap and a baby seat.

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Old 10-09-2012, 01:27 PM
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Here you go...540 with a S62 motor swap and a baby seat.

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That's one hell of a garage. What are the specs on that e30 in the corner?
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:10 PM
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It's my favorite to drive... s52 lower end, forged pistons, connecting rods, balanced crank, s50 top end, cams, obd 1, m3 breaks, front/rear strut braces and polyurethane bushings all around... and a "318" badge.

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Old 10-09-2012, 06:01 PM
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One of the cars I want to own is a modified e30 3 series or M3 if possible, which is looking less and less likely since the M3 of that model is becoming a classic and prices are going up fast. I would eventually completely redo the interior and modify it to take an S62 or S85 engine swap. I wish to do this for one reason:

What i'd model it after:
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:02 PM
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Old 10-09-2012, 07:45 PM
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:39 AM
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:02 AM
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spacers on?
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:53 AM
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spacers on?
lls ok before i answer, do it look like it ?
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Old 10-11-2012, 02:02 AM
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That's a great photo in the woods lala
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Old 10-11-2012, 02:04 AM
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That's a great photo in the woods lala
thanks
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Old 10-13-2012, 04:40 PM
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Hi all, first time-long time.
My new rig;
1998 540i Steptronic, M-sport bumpers, 19' ZCP replica staggered rims F8.5' R9.5', genuine xenon angel eyes, depo smoked rear lights, custom quad exhaust (biblically loud), bilstein shocks & eibach springs.

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Old 10-13-2012, 05:00 PM
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Hi all, first time-long time.
My new rig;
1998 540i Steptronic, M-sport bumpers, 19' ZCP replica staggered rims F8.5' R9.5', genuine xenon angel eyes, depo smoked rear lights, custom quad exhaust (biblically loud), bilstein shocks & eibach springs.

Looks clean

btw your video is set to private
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:06 PM
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Fall 2012

From an adventure with my kids today. I need to get this car out and get more pics, but after the windows get tinted next week
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Old 10-13-2012, 06:17 PM
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Hi all, first time-long time.
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1998 540i Steptronic, M-sport bumpers, 19' ZCP replica staggered rims F8.5' R9.5', genuine xenon angel eyes, depo smoked rear lights, custom quad exhaust (biblically loud), bilstein shocks & eibach springs.

Nice looking E39 Brodzilla, quad exhaust sounds awesome. I know everyone's taste is different but I think those mags are ****e, sorry
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Old 10-13-2012, 06:20 PM
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Nice pic Jason!
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Old 10-13-2012, 08:16 PM
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my 2000 540i with front and back m5 bumpers i love her
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:23 PM
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:44 AM
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:13 PM
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1998 540 Dinan plus

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Old 10-14-2012, 07:31 PM
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:49 PM
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Thanks. Pricey but worth it at 160MPH. Sucks because I already put it away for the year - unless we don't get any rain one day. I'm loading the garage pics but it is taking awhile.
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:53 PM
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It's all done - software, suspension, intake, exhaust, HID's, different lenses etc. Borders on pretentious to list it all out. Oh, did I forget to mention the DINAN floormats?

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Old 10-15-2012, 08:29 PM
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Dinan Bimmer, Me and you have the same exact dream. I would Kill for a V10 e30. I have been looking at that guys car for so long its just a monster.
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