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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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moved my house CCTV DVR thru a wall yesterday and had my wife paint the roomm....... WTF was i thinking? not to mention... i had a fever..and then to top it off... after having the hot cold sweats last night and sleeping like ****... Her truck decides to fuk up this morning..


so here i am fresh over no sleep and sickness in the 16 degree garage trying to get her truck sorted......


* looks at 40oz in front of me....

it was a good weekend
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Old 01-14-2015, 05:23 AM
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Old 01-14-2015, 06:02 AM
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Lazy day today, went for a cruise and enjoyed lots of salt , but stayed well away from potholes and rust....
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Now how about that weather around here. It was -13 this morning without wind chill...
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Lazy day today, went for a cruise and enjoyed lots of salt , but stayed well away from potholes and rust....
Lucky! Nice boat btw.





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Now how about that weather around here. It was -13 this morning without wind chill...
It was One of thoes mornings where nose hair instantly froze. Car likes it though.

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All I know is that my car handled her business in the snow. I was the only one out there in a RWD.
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Old 01-14-2015, 10:26 AM
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Your car is coming together pretty nicely Cabover1000. It was definitely a cold one this morning.

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Old 01-14-2015, 11:46 AM
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I guess that's one advantage to being in North Carolina... no salt. Well, rarely any salt. They made a big deal this morning because there was supposed to be a little ice.

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It was One of thoes mornings where nose hair instantly froze. Car likes it though.

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All I know is that my car handled her business in the snow. I was the only one out there in a RWD.
i just did an alignment on mine, now the back doesn't shift over when i hit ice. they do pretty good in the snow.
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Your car is coming together pretty nicely Cabover1000. It was definitely a cold one this morning.

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thank you! only need a hood cause most of the paint is peeled on it, a windshield and some minor left side body work.
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I guess that's one advantage to being in North Carolina... no salt. Well, rarely any salt. They made a big deal this morning because there was supposed to be a little ice.



The car's looking great!
yeah, theres days i wish that i lived a little more south, but i don't mind snow. Thanks!
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Old 01-14-2015, 12:22 PM
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oh yeah. me and my friends were doing that yesterday untit a city truck came rolling in, we were out of there pretty quick.
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I think that Vancouver just forgot about winter this year. Its like 4 to 8 degree's out these days. That's 40 to 45 for Merican's....

I wish we got a few days of snow. Who doesn't enjoy an empty parking lot at 2am with some fresh snow.
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For all you guys freezing your butt off. I washed my car today in fairly calm 55 degree sunny day
I remember when my car was that clean. It can stay like that for a couple hours parked jn the garage. Then it will look like its never been touched.

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