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FS/FT 1999 BMW 540i 6spd/Dinan %

Up for sale/trade is my 1999 BMW 540i 6spd equipped with Dinan packages. The car has 148k miles. The overall condition is good. It does not look brand new, but it doesn't look 13 years old either.

I am the 3rd owner of the car. The original owner serviced the car at the dealer and at Motor Works West. I have had all service performed at Motor Works West. I have all paperwork on the car going back to the original window sticker.

The car is really a beast. It puts out about 360hp & has a ton of low end torque. The E39 chassis is a modern classic that handles incredibly well. It can go from 60 to 90 as fast as it goes from 0 to 30. Drop down into 4th gear on the highway and there is very little that you cannot pass.

It is not badged as a Dinan 5, but it does qualify for the badge & I have the paperwork to verify this.

Factory Options:
Heated Seats
Xenon Headlights
Premium Sound System w/ 6 disc changer
Sport Package (Sport Seats, M Sport Steering Wheel, M Shifter, Shadowline Trim, 17" Staggered Multi-Spoke Sport Wheels)

Performance Options (All performance options installed by Motor Works West):
Full Dinan Suspension
Dinan Strut Tower Brace
Dinan Front & Rear Sway Bars
Dinan Stage 4 Software
Dinan Cold Air Intake
Dinan Air Flow Meter
Dinan Free Flow Exhaust
Dinan Throttle Bodies
Short Throw Shifter
Quaife Limited Slip Differential (This thing is sick! Learn more here)
Valentine One Radar Detector w/ Remote Display

Maintenance
In the past 2-3 years the following have been replaced as part of normal maintenance
Pads & Rotors
Alternator
Radiator
Intake Manifold Gasket
Timing Chain
Front tires are new and have about 100 miles on them

The Bad (See pics in the gallery):
Front DS fender needs bodywork, does not impact driving the car at all
2" ding near DS taillight
Paint is about average for a 13 year old car. Far from perfect, but also not horrible. The car still looks sharp.
Typical broken rear cupholder
Dead pixels on the instrument cluster display

Link to previous owners pics:

MobileMe Gallery

I'm really looking for a trade into an 80's 911 in solid driver condition, but I am open to all offers. Car is also for sale for $10k obo. Feel free to pm me with any questions or offers. Thanks, Jon
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