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post #1 of 10 Old 10th June 2010, 05:08 AM Thread Starter
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Hello, I am a new member, just joined!! I've visited the forum in the past and found it to be very resourceful, glad to finally be a member.

My beast is a 2002 e39 M5 in Le Mans Blue with 102k on the clock. It's all original and I've enjoyed every mile it's taken me. They don't lie, it is the ultimate driving machine.

Looking forward to being a part of M5Board. I washed the car and my son helped me snap a few pictures. Here's the end result.







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post #2 of 10 Old 10th June 2010, 05:12 AM
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Welcome aboard! Lemans Blue is the best color Also, if you decide to do something with your headlights, check out a DIY for wet sanding and buffing. I helped a friend do his 325 and they came out great, very clear looking.

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post #3 of 10 Old 10th June 2010, 05:32 AM
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Nice car! and congrats on having all your pixels intact..


2001 ///M5 Jet Black on Caramel / Alcantara

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CAI, Dinan Rear Sway Bar, Dinan Front Strut Bar, Dinan Exhaust, Dinan
Brembo GT BBK 355mm Front - 345mm Rear, Evolve Alpha-N Tuning, Walbro 255HP fuel pump,
Ground Control Coilovers, Evolve "Medusa" headers, Magnaflow Cats, SuperSprint X-pipe, Magnaflow 10416 resonators, Beastpower Rear Sway Brackets, Gulf Oil Filter Housing w/ Fluidyne Cooler,
Custom Fluidyne Power Steering Cooler,
Linea Corse Z2S 19" wheels w/ Continental DW tires, EVO U/D Pulleys, Reinforced Rear Subframe, Diff Viton O-rings,
RaceSkids Metal Underbody Panels, Custom Leather/Alcantara steering wheel door panels and front seats, 35% window tint, Valentine One Hardwired, ACS style splitters,
E60 SSK and ZHP Knob, "Shorty" clutch stop w/ start sensor mod, Carbon Fiber Wrapped Interior, BSW subwoofer kit, Competition 6.5" front speakers in custom baffles,
DICE/Intravee II iPod adapter, TEC Cupholder, E90 radio knobs, AC and USB powered plugs installed in center console, Full LED overhaul in cabin/footwells/trunk

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My plug-n-play LED light upgrade
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I just drove through PC today on my way back from Cape San Blas. Sorry I missed you! Great looking car.

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You sir are my new favorite board member, haha. I go to UF and I'm from Fort Walton Beach.

Congrats on the car, love the color.
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post #6 of 10 Old 10th June 2010, 06:48 AM
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agreed, LMB best color hands down..but i dont mind rolling black/black either.

A set of Euro Hellas on that would make a world of difference..then you can clean those up and sell em here.
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Thanks for the welcome. This is a great site. I'll give the wet sanding DIY a look, thank you. It's on my to do list for this weekend, I'll let you know how it goes.

And Go Gators for all of you who appreciate the Orange and Blue!!
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