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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 11-27-2012, 08:33 AM
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Plasti dipped my style 65s.

Ok so i plasti dipped my style 65s. its just temp. not for good. i just wanted to see what this would look like before powdercoat. This is called silver metalizer if anyone is interested. looks great when the sun shines on it.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:43 AM
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:47 AM
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:49 AM
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god i hate my ****ty phone camera but thats. the fastest way to upload pics on this stupid system. it looks 10X better in life lol.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:16 AM
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i think it looks good. how many cans did you need? did you paint over the m emblem? can just scratch off and reveal it again.

this red m5 used three coats ...

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39...metalizer.html

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Old 11-27-2012, 10:52 AM
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I like it! It looks better than what I expected from Plasti-dip.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:59 AM
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i did 4 coats. and ya i took it off the M's after i took the pic. Im prob going to powdercoat them soon with a dark grey like this one.
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Looks pretty decent, plasti dip is magic in a can
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Old 11-27-2012, 12:19 PM
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:35 PM
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^What does that mean? i hope you arnt calling my car rise... because you must think backwards if you do.
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Nice ride, wheels look great. It doesn't seem rice-a-roni to me to have a nice ride, but each to their own.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:48 AM
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looks like accumulated brake dust

but I'm sure it looks better in life
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Surprisingly they look very nice and not rice at all.
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^What does that mean? i hope you arnt calling my car rise... because you must think backwards if you do.
uhhh... 6cyl E39 with spray painted emblems, spray painted rims, rice bulbs in the angel eyes, chinese kidney grilles, and M5 body kit with stickers on the front bumper.... i'm not hating by any means, to each their own, but how can you seriously say that isn't rice?? And if that isn't rice, then what is?

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uhhh... 6cyl E39 with spray painted emblems, spray painted rims, rice bulbs in the angel eyes, chinese kidney grilles, and M5 body kit with stickers on the front bumper.... i'm not hating by any means, to each their own, but how can you seriously say that isn't rice?? And if that isn't rice, then what is?
Rice in my book is cardboard,spoilers,22" rims, ricers don't you proper English, crappy body kit that is falling off and spray painted or just primer. I like the grilled black is sporty, stickers I'm in partial. Has long as he is taking good care of his car it's fine with me.
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i guess everyone has different opinions on what rice is...i thought rice was slow cars made to "look" fast by using chinese parts, and paints/plastidip
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damn you hattin.... 6 cly e39... show me a pic of your 540... and FYI i would buy 3 2000 540s with what i have put into this 530... and im only 18 so hop off. i dont go off on people for no reason but every post i do you say the same damn thing.





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uhhh... 6cyl E39 with spray painted emblems, spray painted rims, rice bulbs in the angel eyes, chinese kidney grilles, and M5 body kit with stickers on the front bumper.... i'm not hating by any means, to each their own, but how can you seriously say that isn't rice?? And if that isn't rice, then what is?
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lala ray. in person it doest look high at all. but i do want to drop it with coilovers. But im kinda affraid to. As it is i scrape all the time with my front bumper, so im gonna have to go for a ride with someone with a dropped e39 before i make up my mind on lowering it.
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:58 PM
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lala ray. in person it doest look high at all. but i do want to drop it with coilovers. But im kinda affraid to. As it is i scare all the time with my front bumper so im gonna have to go for a ride with someone with a dropped e39 before i make up my mind on lowering it.
Lalaray also is deathly afraid of a clutch pedal.

I feel you man. Your car is pretty. Like I said before I consider rice to be a half ass job.

I personally don't like style 65s I would much prefer 19" m-pars.
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I Love!!!! 19in M pars... the problem is getting your hands on em.
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Looks good, I like all the mods you've done.
I've never actually seen the metallic P-dip in stores. Where did you get it?
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Bmw purists always hate on everything that is not stock--i think they came out nice and not rice a roni at all--plasti dip is easy to use and the finish looks great, + if you dont like it anymore its not permenant and peels off

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Thank you, you can only get this one online. I got mine from Dipyourcar.com for 28 dollars for 2 cans but on ebay its like 22 dollars for 2 cans so you should get em from there if you wanted them. There is many diffrent colors i never knew about, There is Gold metalizer too which i think looks amazing on rims but isnt the look im going for.

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FYI i would buy 3 2000 540s with what i have put into this 530.
Please don't. The last thing I want to see is a riced out 540 with german flags and spray paint and a license plate on the dashboard (you know what that does to people in accidents, right)
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