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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 10-24-2014, 09:23 AM
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Forced induction

What have you guys done with forced induction? I have a six speed 540i and I'm kind of lookin for more bang
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What have you guys done with forced induction? I have a six speed 540i and I'm kind of lookin for more bang
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