E39 540i/6 M Sport is a good car: Discuss

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Pop quiz, hot shot: The timing chain will last ___ more miles.

0 - 1,000
2
29%
1,000 - 8,999
1
14%
Over 9000
1
14%
9,000 - 50,000
2
29%
???
0
No votes
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1
14%
 
Total votes: 7
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Wed May 09, 2018 10:24 pm

ITT we weigh 40 hours of timing chain work against dat sweet V8 rumble :datass: :drool:

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Edit: mods please move to cars general cause I can't click gud :fullretard:
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Wed May 09, 2018 10:29 pm

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Wed May 09, 2018 10:56 pm

Incredibru listing, many detail, much pictures. My patience grows thinner with old cars but this one is kind of a bucket list car for me. I say :wasteful: away!

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Wed May 09, 2018 11:46 pm

Cannot answer poll due to too much stray markup, such confuse.

Also, while the E39 540i/6 M Sport is a good car, the E39 M5 is a great car. If you're going to go :fullretard:, fuckin' go :fullretard:
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Thu May 10, 2018 1:13 am

Powl fixed, bread moved.

Always loved the 540 but German timing chain complications are complicated.
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stripethree wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 11:46 pm
Cannot answer poll due to too much stray markup, such confuse.

Also, while the E39 540i/6 M Sport is a good car, the E39 M5 is a great car. If you're going to go :fullretard:, fuckin' go :fullretard:
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E39 M5 is where it's at.
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Melon wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 9:14 am
E39 M5 is where it's at.
With a custom trailer hitch of course.
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4zilch wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 9:26 am
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E39 M5 is where it's at.
With a custom trailer hitch of course.
Get his ass back on here. :|
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Zillon wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 9:53 am
4zilch wrote:
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With a custom trailer hitch of course.
Get his ass back on here. :|
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He's not all that active on the internet in general. But he is putting a set of TSW Hockenheims on the M5 with Indy 500's
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The 540i sport is cheaper to run for 90% of the same experience. The better deals can be found on them for sure. They suffer much less of the "M" tax.

But I'd go m5 yolo unless a dirt cheap 540i in perfect condition fell from the sky gods.
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Dude is probably selling because he just got :crang: 'd on maintenance costs on it.

What could possibly go wrong
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Dude is probably selling because he just got :crang: 'd on maintenance costs on it.

What could possibly go wrong
Id be more worried around the 150-160k mark on those. The local nola enthusiast group has had good experience with them and the e39 m5.
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dubshow wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 10:43 am
The 540i sport is cheaper to run for 90% of the same experience. The better deals can be found on them for sure. They suffer much less of the "M" tax.

But I'd go m5 yolo unless a dirt cheap 540i in perfect condition fell from the sky gods.
This. Of course the M5 is "where it's at." If you have the massive wallet to pay for incrediby expensive S62 problems. Used M cars are for rich people. Are you rich bro? Are you?

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Desertbreh wrote:
dubshow wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 10:43 am
The 540i sport is cheaper to run for 90% of the same experience. The better deals can be found on them for sure. They suffer much less of the "M" tax.

But I'd go m5 yolo unless a dirt cheap 540i in perfect condition fell from the sky gods.
This. Of course the M5 is "where it's at." If you have the massive wallet to pay for incrediby expensive S62 problems. Used M cars are for rich people. Are you rich bro? Are you?
An M car 4 yrs older then my :poorvette: ? :nope:

There is a 100+ hp gain over the 540i so it's going to be more fun for the elitist with a taste for vintage things.

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Desertbreh wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 11:19 am
dubshow wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 10:43 am
The 540i sport is cheaper to run for 90% of the same experience. The better deals can be found on them for sure. They suffer much less of the "M" tax.

But I'd go m5 yolo unless a dirt cheap 540i in perfect condition fell from the sky gods.
This. Of course the M5 is "where it's at." If you have the massive wallet to pay for incrediby expensive S62 problems. Used M cars are for rich people. Are you rich bro? Are you?
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Desertbreh wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 11:19 am
dubshow wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 10:43 am
The 540i sport is cheaper to run for 90% of the same experience. The better deals can be found on them for sure. They suffer much less of the "M" tax.

But I'd go m5 yolo unless a dirt cheap 540i in perfect condition fell from the sky gods.
This. Of course the M5 is "where it's at." If you have the massive wallet to pay for incrediby expensive S62 problems. Used M cars are for rich people. Are you rich bro? Are you?
The E39 M5 makes very little sense over a 540i in particular an M sport 540i... it comes with M tax for every wearable component (brakes, tires, clutch) and very little performance benefit. Also that engine is a POS, not only does it pop rod bearings and use 10w60 like every M motor, but it also has carbon build up issues that pop up every 50-70k miles that require the removal of the fucking heads and a complete cleaning with a wire brush etc... $5000 job on a $9000 vehicle.

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