Some pics of my old E39s

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  1. E39mad
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    Loved this 530i - bought in Feb 2013 with only 42500 miles - it was a mega specced Individual with Champagne Nappa electric memory and heated sports seats, Poplar wood trim, Satnav, bluetooth, Hifi DSP, split rear seats, style 81 alloys, xenons etc etc It cleaned up beautifully too:

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    Bought the 530i very quickly as was a bargain and had both on the drive till the 525d went to the 1st person that viewed:

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    The 525d was capable of some epic runs:

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    I hope you don't mind me joining in. Here is my first 523i 1999/V bought in 2002:

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    And the interior of that car:

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    Next up was this 525i bought as an AUC in Feb 2004 - it had an auto tailgate and the first car I had with xenons:

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    And the interior of that car which happens to be my favourite interior ever:

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    As the 525i was getting wrecked with all my building work going on I bought this 530d in 2006 as a run about. It was a 2000/V reg in a hateful colour:

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    Then finally in 2007 I got this 525d which I kept for four years, it had full comms pack with Bluetooth, and power fold mirrors :

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    The 525d had an indifferent interior which I liked:

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    I'll join in too:

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    Damn, I wish I'd had an E39!

    Those are beautiful. Particularly fond of the interior of your 525d, Kleynie - that's right up my street but equally that 530i of E39mad is lovely! :)
     
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    Obviously Harry's B10 is my favourite. I would still have one of these now if I could find a V8S touring.
     
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    Well as you said on another thread the world would be boring if we liked the same things - I like the all black interior which is what my GT has.
     
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    Yup! With you on that one.:cool:
     
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    The more pics the merrier gents!

    Love an Alpina B10. Keep looking at tourings though!

    Also like the Stone Green leather interior in the 525d Ian - great contrast and an underrated combination.

    That pick of the my dash shows 490 miles done with 287 remaining on one tank - not bad for a straight six diesel
     
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    @Harry
    I actually like that 'hateful' burgundy- ish metallic red of your old 530d.

    What's that colour called?

    Quite rare I think. Some people might say: with good reason ;)
     
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    Royal red from memory. Only had that car a few months and lost zero in depreciation.
     
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    Sorry kleynie, I could've sworn I saw Harry's name at your post.

    Nice bunch of tourers!
     
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    Some lovely motors there!

    Part of me regrets not holding out for a 530i tourer; but I love my currently 530i so I'll be ok... ;)
     
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    Sorry guys... What's a B10
    Could google it of course...:oops::)
     
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    The clue is written on the front spoiler of his picture and on the wheels although more difficult to see ;)
     
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    Gone, but not forgotten - gotta love a nice e39

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    Great pics Slim - Orient Blue?

    See yours had the mega rare transparent bonnet option...
     
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    Orient Blue metallic indeed, and she had the right number of pedals......;)
    Bonnet was an expensive option, and very easy to scratch if the wrong washing technique(s) were used.......:D
     
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    Lol
    Intriguing though...
    How did you do that Slim?
     
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    It's the old "if I tell you, I'll have to kill you" scenario......:D
    PhotoShop is your friend.......;) :cool:
     

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