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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

View Poll Results: Would you be interested in a Brake Caliper Upgrade?
Why yes Albo, I certainly would... 15 57.69%
No thanks Albo, I don't think I would.... 8 30.77%
Shaddup you maroon!! You don't know what your talking about!! 3 11.54%
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:24 PM
GreenTiger GreenTiger is offline
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If you can beat the ECS tuning price with similar or better performance. I'm in. But I would like a four wheel upgrade, not just the fronts. I once saw an E39 with M6 brakes...looked real good.

Edit: Looks like ECS does NOT make a BMW BBK for the v8. Plus its only 338mm as compared to the StopTech/Brembo sized of 355mm up front.

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Old 06-17-2013, 12:38 PM
Silk_530i Silk_530i is offline
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would 17" Style 42s fit over the ECS Tuning kit?
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