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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 10-10-2012, 08:57 AM
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Old 10-10-2012, 09:11 AM
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Old 10-10-2012, 12:32 PM
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Old 10-10-2012, 12:33 PM
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Old 10-10-2012, 01:25 PM
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So is your car purple or black? it looks purplish in the sig and black in the other photos. BTW those are hardly summer photos seeing how gray the sky is ha ha
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Old 10-10-2012, 01:41 PM
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It's black. He played too much with the color in the sig. pic.
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Old 10-10-2012, 04:22 PM
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I have no idea how the cops dont F with you for that tint lol.
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Old 10-10-2012, 04:26 PM
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damn... you must be a cop. i heard RI isn't lenient w/ tints at all
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Old 10-10-2012, 05:58 PM
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damn... you must be a cop. i heard RI isn't lenient w/ tints at all
Haha. Im not.. My dad is retired. I keep saying im gonna tint my windows and he goes on one of his rants. Where in CT are you?
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:02 PM
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Haha. Im not.. My dad is retired. I keep saying im gonna tint my windows and he goes on one of his rants. Where in CT are you?
lol. i'm in Hartford. it took me about 2yrs before i got pulled over for mine. which you can get reduced to $25 after pleading not guilty. i've "worked" the system 3 times now. (diff cars)
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:13 PM
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lol. i'm in Hartford. it took me about 2yrs before i got pulled over for mine. which you can get reduced to $25 after pleading not guilty. i've "worked" the system 3 times now. (diff cars)
In RI you have 7 days to appear before a judge with proof its gone or your Registration is suspended.
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:17 PM
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:21 PM
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I have no idea how the cops dont F with you for that tint lol.
luck i guess, im thinking of putting 20% on my windshield, i had 40% before.
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So is your car purple or black? it looks purplish in the sig and black in the other photos. BTW those are hardly summer photos seeing how gray the sky is ha ha
my car is a dark grey, cosmos black 303
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:51 PM
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that looks nice.. and I was going to get those M6 rims too last weekend, you give a very good example and I totally going to get them now
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:54 PM
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that looks nice.. and I was going to get those M6 rims too last weekend, you give a very good example and I totally going to get them now
go for it, in person they look much better.
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Old 10-11-2012, 06:21 AM
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are those 19 good on the road...is there alot of road noise or any negatives to having 19
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:44 AM
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are those 19 good on the road...is there alot of road noise or any negatives to having 19
they are 19s and the ride is great for me
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Looks good, but there's something about that front lic plate: kinda stops the airflow in summer, and looks off all-year round. Maybe try that lic holder that goes onto the front tow hook.
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Looks good, but there's something about that front lic plate: kinda stops the airflow in summer, and looks off all-year round. Maybe try that lic holder that goes onto the front tow hook.
i agree, ddm tuning has the tow hook
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Car is looking great as usual!
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twin my man... lose the plate
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Car is looking great as usual!
I was working and nick stopped by lol
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twin my man... lose the plate
Yea I no :-(
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