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Old 07-08-2013, 10:07 PM   #21
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Love the E39. Great job. Not a fan of the rims however. Liked the OE's better.

Yeah, I love the stock M Parallels (I still have them) just couldnt pass up a set of ACS type II with tires for $350.
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Old 07-16-2013, 08:48 AM   #22
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Nice car, those ACS type II were hideous in chrome. You really brought them around with the white powder coat.
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Old 07-18-2013, 02:59 PM   #23
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Does the 540 m have shorter gear ratios compared to a non-m package 540 ? or is it just more hp/torque ?
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:23 PM   #24
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I'm pretty sure the box is the same. But they may have changed the final drive.
The motor is also the same.


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