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O.S. 02-10-2011 09:57 PM

2000 E39 540i manual - SUPER CLEAN
 
I am selling my 540i as I just picked up 2011 535xi

had this one for 8 years

Titanium Silver 540i Sport
manual transmission (short shifter, CDV delete, clutch stop)
upgraded to 2001 HELA HIDs
Upgraded (2001 look) rear lights
New Koni FSD shocks front and back
All new front suspension components
clean in an out.
235 thousand kms
two sets of wheels with new tires - winter 1 season and summer - half a season
looks and drives like new
VERY strong motor - was always stronger than other ones, kind of lucky.
I spent over 6 grand a couple of month ago to rebuild the motor, cooling system , and suspension - I thought I'd be driving it for another 3-4 years at least.
Compression (leak down test) in all cylinders is same as on new engine now.
The car is pretty much like new everywhere. Motor with all new parts, cooling fully replaced - pump, hoses, rad - the whole bit.

I overhauled it for myself to enjoy for years to come but my business picked up and I could afford a brand new one. Who seen my car, knows it is VERY well cared for.

http://i56.tinypic.com/23iw6kw.jpg

http://i54.tinypic.com/11h56v6.jpg

http://i55.tinypic.com/35ich3r.jpg

peacez850 02-11-2011 12:34 AM

I cant find your asking price?

JINT 02-11-2011 02:34 AM

very nice and clean !!!
free bump

O.S. 02-11-2011 01:48 PM

PM me for price if seriously interested.

and thanks JINT!

Oyster 02-11-2011 03:14 PM

you will have to be patient for the right buyer to come by
lots of work has been done and will benefit new owner for lots of miles to come.

540guy 02-11-2011 03:27 PM

Looks good, lots of work done on it.

I think i've seen you driving around Richmond hill a couple times.

sthomas 02-11-2011 08:58 PM

Please post a price. Thanks

martinM5 02-11-2011 10:18 PM

price?

O.S. 02-11-2011 11:36 PM

starting price - 10000

but where else can you buy a like new e39?

car also has Mark DaSilva's chip. It should be installed this week. I paid for it long time ago but never got Mark to install it. It is being arranged now.

by the way - the miles are mostly highway, about 80%
the last 4 month I haven't driven much on highways - may be 30% of time ... the fuel economy is amazing really ... I average 10.8L/100km. I do nail it quite often though I never abuse the car. But still - fuel economy is quite surprising. It got much better after I did the engine work. I get 7.9 - 8.5L/100km when cruising on highway.

this car is a gem

p-dizzle 02-15-2011 12:49 PM

The reason I came to this site was because I was looking at a 2000 540 as well. Unfortunately I lost my job and the dream of owning one passed.
Your car is extremely clean man! Good luck with the sale. Id grab this in a heartbeat if cash flow was better.

O.S. 02-15-2011 01:42 PM

@#$% happens even to the best of us bud. hang in there. I had a dream of owning an e39 since 1996 when I first saw one. I got my 540 in 2003 ... took me 7 years :). after 7 more years I got me a new F10 535. takes time :(
For mine - I did not even post an autotrader ad yet. I already have plenty of interest. the car should be gone in no time.
thanks all
Quote:

Originally Posted by p-dizzle (Post 1481462)
The reason I came to this site was because I was looking at a 2000 540 as well. Unfortunately I lost my job and the dream of owning one passed.
Your car is extremely clean man! Good luck with the sale. Id grab this in a heartbeat if cash flow was better.


MarkD 02-15-2011 01:50 PM

If anyone is looking for a great 540 this is one to consider. O.S. has not even listed all the work he has done in the last 4 months... maybe he should. It's pretty much got a new motor in there.

O.S. 02-15-2011 04:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MarkD (Post 1481480)
If anyone is looking for a great 540 this is one to consider. O.S. has not even listed all the work he has done in the last 4 months... maybe he should. It's pretty much got a new motor in there.

thanks Mark

O.S. 02-15-2011 04:51 PM

THE CAR IS SOLD !!!
thank you everyone.


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