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  1. E39 (96-03) For Sale 540iA M-Sport (2003) - Florida car, clean, low miles

    Cars For Sale or Wanted
    Well sorted out and stock (well, 99% stock) rare 2003 540 M-Sport (and in Sterling Gray) with only 119,000 miles. Florida (and Louisiana) car has received much affection from its owners. Pristine driver-condition - always up to date with maintenance and repairs. Classic e39 issues have been...
  2. 540i gearbox grumble?

    E39 5 series Forum
    Hi newbie here, I should probably make a thread on my project daily 540i but this is more important right now My 97 540iA has decided to develop a grinding noise when under loading. When you put your foot on the accelerator at cruising speeds there is an awful grinding noise from the...
  3. E39 (96-03) For Sale 2003 M-sport 540iT6 - yes, you read that right a v8 wagon with a Manual Transmission!

    Cars For Sale or Wanted
    Okay. I have decided to sell my baby. I have been cherishing this car (and spending money on it) since 2009 when I bought it from the second owner. It is a lifelong Southern California wagon which has never seen winter and barely seen rain. It is a factory M-sport car which has been...
  4. 540i MSport For Sale

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Rare 540i MSport. 1 of 132 factory equipped with 6 speed manual transmission, EDC (electronic self-leveling) suspension, ASC+T Traction Control, M5 brakes and sport interior. Shocks have been replaced within last 20K miles. Normally these are very expensive and parts are becoming difficult to...
  5. E39 540i/6 Accidental Airbag Deployment

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hey everyone. Today I have a very interesting story of what I had to deal with last night on the OH Turnpike. It was about 6:30 PM and I was on my way home to Cleveland from Detroit. I was about 90 miles west of Cleveland on the turnpike when something insane happened. I was traveling at about...
  6. E39 540i Wheel fitment

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I'm new to the forum, and got myself a 2002 540i recently. After this winter im looking for a new set of wheels. Im stuck between going with Standard size rims 8.5x18 front, and 9.5x18 rear. or go for an aggressive stance, like Frits's M5(10x18 ET 7 and 12x18 ET 0). Would i still be able to...
  7. E39 (96-03) Want to Buy Want to Buy E39 M5 or 540i

    Cars For Sale or Wanted
    Greetings fellow enthusiasts! Over the years, I've owned two M5s: a 1988 E28 and a 2000 E39. I'm now looking to acquire an E39 or E34 M5 or 540i, manual transmisssion, 1995-2002. High miles okay as I don't have a big budget for my next BMW. My favorite exterior color is Carbon Black but will...
  8. Have E34 540i need to fit Tires with 19" rims help??

    E34 M5 Discussion
    I just purchased the following rims for my 94 E34 540i and need to know the best tire/size to fit rims. Giving enough clearance and room. I'll need an all-season tire for this. Help please I have no clue... My rims: Size: 19"x8.5 (front) and 19"x9.5 (rear) Offset: +15mm (front) and +22mm (rear)...