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2003 E39 530d Sport

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Evening all

I will put this up here in case anyone is interested but appreciate most people will either already have one or had one. 


2003 E39 530d sport manual gearbox
MOT until end of July 2019
Titan silver
232k miles
HSD coilovers
Black Leather non heated manual adjustable interior
Silver trim
18" Paras
Car was previously an auto and converted to manual by the previous owner. 
Once purchased I sorted a few bits out and have changed oil and filters every 10k miles without fail. 
Rear arms last year. Lemforder. 
Poly bushed front ARB bushes 
Working cup holders
EGR delete
Swirl flaps blanked 
3" exhaust
Remapped and coded to a manual car by End Tuning so no lights on dash etc
No dead pixels on dash either

I have owned this car for 3 1/2 years and have covered over 60k miles in this time and it has been pretty much faultless. 

Bad bits
It's 10k miles since last oil change which was done at 223k
Wheels need a polish and re-lacquer ideally.
One is worse than the others. 
Genuine E39 staggered fitment though. 
All four tyres will need replacing. 
Passenger rear arch a little crusty
Has a slight wobble on the brakes. Suspect it needs another set of front control arms. These were last changed 30k miles ago for meyle HD items  
I do have some poly bushes for these I swapped out when the last set of arms were put on. Or possibly a caliper a bit sticky. 
Scabs here and there as almost all do but all jacking points solid. 
Boot lid has rust around the lock and number plate lights. 
Headlights fitted with HID and adjusters work. 
Need a polish ideally. 
Both fog light lens cracked/one missing now.


Small scuff on corner of rear bumper. 
Reverse lights don't work. Haven't done since box swap. These are not an MOT failure so I've never worried and it's never been an issue. 

I have listed all the bad points as I know what traveling miles to be disappointed feels like. 


It is a genuine car and well looked after. I had intended on dealing with the few minor mechanical niggles and then continuing to run it until it daily but I have purchased another E39 and want to focus my attention on that. 

One E39 to keep the rust at bay is enough for me! 


It drives well. Engine is strong. I have made it sound awful but it doesn't need much. 

Car is in Southampton


Prices seem a bit all over the shop tbh. 
Some up at 4 grand some not. 

£1800 Ono 


SENSIBLE offers will be listened to but in bits it will achieve more.

Time is not my greatest commodity to do this though but will if my price is unachievable. 

It is advertised elsewhere at a slightly higher price in case anyone has spotted it. 














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