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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 03-19-2013, 08:14 PM
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Talking bmw e39 528i taillight retrofit

well guys i finally finish my project installing the 2001 bmw 525i hella taillights on my 2000 bmw 528i after a long LONG search my local bmw dealer send me the right side taillight adapter 63 12 0 026 771 is just plug and play the problem was the left side every place i was calling they told me well will take 2 or 3 months and when they called me the answer was am sorry not even germanys got it then the plan b is going to the junkyard and buyig the pigtail BUT a good friend of mine called me and he told me hey somebody toldme that the irvine bmw dealer incalifornia they have 5 on the shelf he found the phone number a called them and of course they gave me a hard time because bla bla bla bla so i had to go with a friend in california he bought the adapter and i have the left side 63 12 0 025 517 so next my friend will reprogram the lcm and thats it weel i had to work with the installation (hammer) very carefull LOOKS AWESOME

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Old 03-19-2013, 08:15 PM
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i will post some pictures
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:49 AM
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Where did the sentences go?
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Old 10-17-2014, 02:03 AM
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bmw e39 528i taillight retrofit

Why put 2001 lights in a 2000 model car?

That's got to be a record for a run-on sentence.

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