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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 03-01-2015, 04:32 PM
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Mein Auto: 01 540i
e39 just gotta love um

2 weeks ago I bought my 2nd e39, a 01 540i, I did a presale inspection and knew I had a few issues to deal with. Last weekend I did the headlight adjusters, well actually just the left side cause when I took the rt side out I found it was a non auto level and the HID replaced with Halogens oh well. So this weekend I did the front thrust arm and now she drives great no knocking or shacking, so I'm a happy man, go home and shower go to the car to go eat and when it started it made the rattle sound for a couple of sec and now kind of sounds like a diesel, oh boy
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Old 03-01-2015, 06:02 PM
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Mein Auto: 2000 DINAN 540, 1997 528
I wish I could have a second e39 in a 6 cylinder version for winter and around town driving. I just can not afford it because im currently going to college.

2000 Dinan 540 Dinan F&R strut tower brace, M5 F&R sway bars, Koni Sports, Eibach springs, Powerflex polyurethane bushings, Dinan stage 2 engine software, Stage 1 trans software, Zionsville cooling kit, resonator delete, Dinan exhaust, Dinan TB, AFE cai, 18' style 5's, 235/40/18 275/35/18, Ultimate cup holders, rear cup holder delete/coin holder, Hella taillights, clear sides, Depo AE, M5 spoiler,

1997 528 stock Daily driver

1983 745 turbo, project in planning.

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