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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 10-04-2012, 09:24 PM
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New to the site .. And new to bmw's switched from vw

I bought a 2000 528i a few months ago from the original owner with 119,000 miles on it.. Love the car! So far got new wheels for it. Planing on swapping the front bumper to the m5
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:29 PM
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Welcome! Be sure to search to find all the threads on M5 bumpers before pulling the trigger, there is a lot to know.
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:54 PM
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Dam I didn't even know. Thanx
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:03 PM
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Before you waste money on Bling, save it for maintenance. The car is 13 years old, and will need major not cheap repairs.
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And, there tend to be less hop-up parts for e39s compared to the factory turbo VAG cars.
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Welcome!
And, this thread is a good reference to check out as well...
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum...d.php?t=895713

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Old 10-05-2012, 07:26 PM
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Pictures will be up soon hopefully when I get some good shots in
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