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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 09-26-2012, 07:39 AM
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Pre-cat Bosch O2 Sensor - very cheap

Amazon sells them for 22 bux/piece: Bosch 13477. Direct replacement. I ordered them.

here is the linky
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:55 AM
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Replacing my pre-cat O2 sensors at 104K was the second best thing (after replacing the Vanos seals) I have ever done for my e39. Very similar improvements. Highly recommended.
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I don't think that's a Bosch part. It just uses the Bosch part number so it comes up in searches. Says it's by "Motor King". Amazon is selling the actual Bosch sensor for $51. Still a good deal...

http://amzn.to/QFYLPR
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:46 PM
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no, these are not Bosch Doru , sent it back ASAP

i just bought another set for my second 530i , here is the link to real Bosch, same as bschmidt25

http://www.amazon.com/Bosch-13477-Ox...E+Type+Fitment
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:56 PM
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My bad. i searched the Amazon site using key-word Bosch 13477 and that's what popped up.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:58 PM
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Good catch guys. But Doru's post is a good reminder that it can be worth searching randomly on Amazon once in a while. I was checking prices on Bosch O2 sensors for my Ferrari, and found a seller closing them out for around $30 each. They usually sell for $170 or so online, and like $400 at the dealer. I figured at that price, it was worth having a couple spares.
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