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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 11-13-2014, 09:08 PM
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Upgrading my e39 540 intake...

I will be changing my cover gaskets and may as well upgrade my intake to the 740 series intake. Is there a specific year intake I should be looking at. There are quite a few selling and wanted to make sure I don't get goosed by some ads. I have a 2003 with 110K.
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Old 11-13-2014, 09:49 PM
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The manifold or doing a cold air intake? If its the manifold look for something from 97 and older.

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Do a before-and-after dyno pull to convince yourself that it was worthwhile to change the manifold.
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Old 11-14-2014, 07:09 AM
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This is the mani, not CAI. Sorry, I should have been more specific.
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Old 11-14-2014, 07:10 AM
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Do a before-and-after dyno pull to convince yourself that it was worthwhile to change the manifold.
I've seen the results and am already convinced. Besides, I have a custom tune that needs better breathing capability. This would be a great compliment.
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