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I know that BMW goes by 3, 5...series. What does E## describe/stand for? used
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They are the chassis codes. For example, 92-99 3-series are E36. 99-2005 are E46.

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Originally posted by ozbmw+Apr 24 2005, 02:38 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(ozbmw @ Apr 24 2005, 02:38 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-bmwcrazy@Apr 24 2005, 01:05 PM
They are the chassis codes.* For example, 92-99 3-series are E36.* 99-2005 are E46.
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Do you know what is the chassis code for my 97 528i?
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your 1997 5 series is an e39. Here is a link to a post in our FAQ which has an overview of all the E codes.
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your 1997 5 series is an e39. Here is a link to a post in our FAQ which has an overview of all the E codes.
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[snapback]337253[/snapback]
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