do the body parts of the e39 change much from 97-03 ?
Nope, same model cars body parts will interchange.
The body panels themselves stay the same from 1997-2003. The trim along the doors, fenders, and bumpers changes from black plastic (and some with chrome) to painted body color (again, some with chrome) in 2001.
Thank you ...just try in to replace a hood with exact same color ....
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