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Obioban Mon, Nov-04-2013 05:00:43 PM

Obioban's 2001 Le Mans blue M5
 
Picked this up as a new DD, as I'm street parking every day and want to protect the M3. Also, my DD cycle is down to ~4 miles, which isn't enough time for things to warm up, so protecting the M3 from cold cycling.

Unusual choice for a DD car, but I got it for a good price, so... made sense to me :roll:

The car:

http://i1010.photobucket.com/albums/...ps30eb485b.jpg

http://i1010.photobucket.com/albums/...ps654a35aa.jpg

http://i1010.photobucket.com/albums/...ps0c3f3694.jpg

Needs euro dash ASAP to regain the lost leg room!

http://i1010.photobucket.com/albums/...ps3b166b48.jpg

http://i1010.photobucket.com/albums/...ps3f3f811e.jpg

http://i1010.photobucket.com/albums/...psed450a6e.jpg

forgot how awful MKIII/early software nav is! Will be getting MKIV and a custom OS shortly...

Project list currently to bring her up to DD spec:

Cooling system
replace breather system
diff/trans/oil
SSK removal and new shifter bushings
euro dash
oem bluetooth
MKIV retrofit
intravee
misc coding options
misc ecu changes
secondary air system delete
Beisan vanos fixes
timing chain guides/tensioner
diff mounts
clutch line (slight leak)
interior rear view fix (fluid about to dump)
get a snow wheel/tire setup
space saver spare/jack retrofit
X5 thrust arm bushings
replace missing underbody panels/bolts
replace center climate vent (cracked)

Car already has a stoptech front BBK (keeping) and tubi exhaust system (selling).

flipm3 Mon, Nov-04-2013 05:08:49 PM

Re: Obioban's 2001 Le Mans blue M5
 
Congrats buddy!!!

Can't wait to see you bring this back up to tip top shape.

Also...more pics of TiAg Z3Coupe I see in that pic ;)

Maxima SE Mon, Nov-04-2013 05:14:19 PM

Re: Obioban's 2001 Le Mans blue M5
 
love it. I have always loved the flawless lines of the E39 M5 and wanted one in Le Mans Blue, best color on that car !

Oldboy Mon, Nov-04-2013 06:02:49 PM

Re: Obioban's 2001 Le Mans blue M5
 
She's a bute & any car would be lucky to have an owner as meticulous as you. Keeping the '03 M5?

thomcalo Mon, Nov-04-2013 06:08:21 PM

Re: Obioban's 2001 Le Mans blue M5
 
Congrats, pics don't do the e39 m5 justice, truly a beautiful car :thumbsup2:

zannis Mon, Nov-04-2013 06:17:07 PM

Re: Obioban's 2001 Le Mans blue M5
 
Congrats nice dd enjoy her !!!!

gojcaj Mon, Nov-04-2013 06:18:57 PM

Re: Obioban's 2001 Le Mans blue M5
 
Very nice! Can't wait to see what becomes of it. What's the euro dash like?

Sharocks Mon, Nov-04-2013 07:22:50 PM

Re: Obioban's 2001 Le Mans blue M5
 
This made me want an E39 M5:


m3 guy Mon, Nov-04-2013 07:29:40 PM

Re: Obioban's 2001 Le Mans blue M5
 
:drool:

Congrats, can't wait to see what you do to her!

Dave B Mon, Nov-04-2013 07:35:23 PM

Re: Obioban's 2001 Le Mans blue M5
 
Don't you have a brother with a Lemans Blue M5 as well?

This should be fun. Seems weird to not have your E46 as a DD since it's set up so perfectly. But I get the quickie commute concerns.


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