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Old 08-19-2009, 01:14 AM
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I bought this 535i to the Christmas 2008 to have a little project between my E61 520d LCI..

From the delivery.. Dirty and ugly..






From a big shine of the interior, engine and extriors..




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Then it was time to change some different things..and a deeper cleaning..


















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And some new tail lights.. I bought them just because it was cheap.. I will wait for Hella tail and headlights..
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New mod.. A BIG difference..




Then it was time for summer and other wheels..




50/50 supersport springs..


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Time for leather interiors.. El comfortseats with active, heating and monitors in the headrest..
















Next mod should be black high gloss interior trim and some other gadgets..
More to come..
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Tell us, and what happened next?
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That's a great car, especially with the V8.
I like the mods you've done so far, even though I was half expecting you to go for the Alpina look
Which do you prefer driving... ok, that was a stupid question
Thanks for sharing the pics, looking forward to seeing what comes next....
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Beautiful job, I still think the E39 is the sexiest 5er of all. Love that blue color, isn't that Oriental Blue?
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I really applaud your effort on this! Every time I see an E39 on the road (alot!) this type of project comes into my mind and I think I will start one up when I get more free time in the fall. I have no doubt that I will fall in love with the car all over again, but my biggest concern is how the car has held up all this time (from a mechanical point of view that is)
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Thank you guys. I do really love the classic look of the E39 and i love the standard look in combination with an V8.. Everybody think it's an 520i..
The color is Biarritz blue metallic.. I love this color..
The next mod would be Hella facelift lights and black piano interior trim. More pics to come..
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Old 09-05-2009, 09:19 AM
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I do really love this engineringroom...









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