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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 11-20-2013, 06:42 AM
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M Sport conversion is under way! Next step is to install the OEM M Sport suspension that I have laying on my bedroom floor...
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Old 11-20-2013, 07:45 PM
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Old 11-20-2013, 08:40 PM
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Old 11-20-2013, 08:48 PM
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Old 11-21-2013, 11:27 AM
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Old 11-21-2013, 06:10 PM
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Old 11-27-2013, 07:55 AM
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:22 AM
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:23 AM
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Old 11-29-2013, 03:45 AM
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Old 11-29-2013, 08:36 PM
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Old 12-01-2013, 06:13 PM
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Old 12-01-2013, 06:58 PM
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Old 12-04-2013, 11:18 PM
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Here's how she's lookin at the moment. Took this pic after a pain in the ass of a valve cover gasket replacement job, and replaced the leaky coolant expansion tank. Also added in new spark plugs while I was at it, and realized a noticeable gain in throttle response.
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Old 12-05-2013, 07:20 AM
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arent those fuel injector clips the worst!
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:41 AM
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:09 AM
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arent those fuel injector clips the worst!
In short, yes haha. I mastered getting them off with a sharpened coat hanger piece though. Had to replace one of the valve cover stud bolts cause I overtightened one and it sheered off This was after I decided to connect the box back on.
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:33 AM
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When did you get this new guy?
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:34 AM
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In short, yes haha. I mastered getting them off with a sharpened coat hanger piece though. Had to replace one of the valve cover stud bolts cause I overtightened one and it sheered off This was after I decided to connect the box back on.

Well at least it's done now
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Old 12-05-2013, 11:16 AM
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In November. I'll have proper intro thread with nice pictures once the new wheels are ready.
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Old 12-05-2013, 02:35 PM
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Old 12-05-2013, 08:51 PM
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Beautiful blue Dinan! Awesome.
All these pics are great!
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:26 PM
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although I am partial to the ACs on your other
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