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post #1 of 5 Old 25th July 2017, 05:15 AM Thread Starter
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My 2000 E39 528iT - M5 full conversion and full color change a

Hi! Im new to the forum and thought id share a bit of my upcoming plans. I do paint and body for a living so Ive recently taken apart the wagon to do a full color change from silver to the new 2017 M3 Sakhir Orange... a few weeks ago with the car taken apart for paint the unthinkable happened... i picked up a 2001 dark green on caramel M5... well this got my screws turning... im thinking of finishing up the wagon and driving it around fpr a little bit and in the meantime taking care of any quirks that the M5 may have and once its driving perfectly... well... take it apart to do an entire M5 conversion... from exterior... to interior... to wheels and suspension as well as exhaust system...

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post #2 of 5 Old 3rd October 2017, 02:32 AM
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Summer:2001 540i w/ Premium, Sport, & Winter Pkgs.
Mods(in order done):35% tint, smoked repeaters, BMW lip spoiler, PanaVise dash mount, GROM IPod/Aux adapter, Kenwood amp powering 2 Pioneer Premier 10" subs, Stoptech SS brk hoses, lighted e38 interior door handles, muffler delete w/ Magnaflow tips, Eibach rear swaybar w/ BeastPower brackets, euro sliding armrest w/ storage tray, blue tint convex side mirror glass, 18x8/9 e39 spec style 69 whls, 6 spd manual swap, M5 diff, B&G springs, M5 steering box, EBC red brk pads, EBC slotted rear rotors, StopTech slot/drill frt rotors, aFe cai, DJ Auto lenses, replica Hella G4 bi-xenon projectors, metal tipped h/l adjusters, smoked amber corners, e53 dimming compass mirror, G.A.S. Monoballs, ECS brass caliper sliders, door coin box delete, 4" MAF, N62 TB, M60 intake manifold, DUDMD Tuning Stg 2 w/ SAP & EWS deletes, lower euro dash swap.
Winter:1997 528i w/ Premium Pkg.
Mods(in order):style 13 whls w/ General Arctic Max, PanaVise dash mount, 540i sport rear swaybar, dimming mirror, EBC black brk pads & rotors, manual swap, door coin box delete.
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