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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 09-12-2014, 04:17 AM
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Thumbs up 530i goes full M5 Body

Here is a small report as my 530i is converted into an M5 body

After the accident, the 530i some work was not well executed by the mechanics and therefore this conversion was to get the cost-effective solution again a nice car

Here you will find the recent conversion from 530i
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Now the data from the M5:

Marke: Bmw
Modell: E39 M5
Baujahr: 20/06/00 VFL
Werk: Dingolfing
Farbe: Carbonschwarz Metallic (416)
Innenraum: Walk Nappa/caramel (M3CR)
Typschlüssel: DE91
Motorenbezeichnung: S62B50
Hubraum in cm³: 4941
Zylinder/Ventile: 8/4
kW/PS: 294/400
max. Nm/min: 500/3800
CO2: ----

Stand when buying the car body:

Vehicle was from the previous owner in OEM BMW Interlagos blue painted & the roof in black Uni II.

Here is a picture of the pickup from Dresden!
Here the also a huge thank you to our customer & good friend for the loan of his 530i!



Transport in the Hall




Disassembly of the M5





Fitted new glass sunroof with black sky



Installed boot again


Installed tailgate lock from my 530i


Expansion of all parts and harnesses


Everything away, now can start the conversion



The M5 harness
Here are some harnesses are removed and inserted in the 530i wiring harness


Hall made ***8203;***8203;ready to turn the vehicle


Both vehicles in position


Beginning of the dismantling



Decomposed trunk completely


Interior is now going on



Incorporated individual sky


More pictures coming soon
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Old 09-12-2014, 05:06 AM
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Wow! What a huge project! Looking good. Please explain- Are you making a 530 into a M5 or taking an M5 and making it into a 530? More pics please.
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Old 09-12-2014, 05:09 AM
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Wow! What a huge project! Looking good. Please explain- Are you making a 530 into a M5 or taking an M5 and making it into a 530? More pics please.
A making an 530i into a M5. Only the Body ist from an M5
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Old 09-12-2014, 05:10 AM
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Now we continue

Small list what still needs to be purchased or installed


Front to go from here




Engine made ***8203;***8203;ready for expansion




Engine is now out




Rear axle was developed


Intake manifold decomposed KGE & found for the loss of oil



Seal the intake manifold seems to be completely finished





KGE cold country completely




Lay the harness in the new body






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Old 09-12-2014, 07:57 AM
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I love Interlagos Blau as much as I love Oxford Grün. Its going to be a great looking car I'm sure
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Old 09-12-2014, 05:53 PM
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Thank's, later i post more from the Car


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