Do It Yourself (DIY) Guidepost - Page 5 - BMW M5 Forum and M6 Forums
E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion 1998-2003 Advertiser's Forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Rating: Thread Rating: 9 votes, 5.00 average. Display Modes
post #41 of 167 Old 14th April 2011, 06:35 PM
Member, Sport: On DSC: On (>100 posts)
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 147
Thanks: 27
Thanked 30 Times in 23 Posts
I was looking for vacuum line DIYs today. Didn't find much full DIYs except this one:
DIY: Fuel pressure regulator to throttle body vacuum line replacement

I was also looking for a list of part numbers for all the vacuum hoses in the m5 and found what I was looking for when I ran across a great post by Russap in this thread:
Anything else I should replace while intake is off?
Not a DIY exactly, but useful for DIYers.
jceg is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to jceg For This Useful Post:
chowdah (14th April 2011)
Sponsored Links
post #42 of 167 Old 14th April 2011, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
Super Moderator
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: midatlantic
Posts: 4,610
Thanks: 3,633
Thanked 902 Times in 550 Posts
Thanks jceg. I have added the first link here. Please take the liberty of posting the p/n reference link to that DIY thread.
chowdah is offline  
post #43 of 167 Old 21st April 2011, 03:46 AM
Member, Sport: On DSC: Off
Inverno's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Minneapolis
Posts: 222
Thanks: 32
Thanked 77 Times in 34 Posts
I just created this DIY on motor mounts; it may be useful to add to the list: Replacing Motor / Engine Mounts with Pics.

2002 Carbon Black M5
Dinan Headers | Dinan Throttle Bodies and Velocity Stacks | Dinan Exhaust | Dinan CF Cold Air Intake | Evolve Alpha-N + PowerTune | Dinan Stage 2 Suspension | Stoptech ST-40 Front | Dinan SSK and ZHP knob | Hardwired V1/S1 | Mk IV Nav | Euro brake ducts
Inverno is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Inverno For This Useful Post:
///MaxSP (7th August 2011), chowdah (21st April 2011)
post #44 of 167 Old 21st April 2011, 05:40 AM
M5 Expert (>4000)
Hdhntr23's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Cincinnati OH
Age: 44
Posts: 4,605
Thanks: 1,342
Thanked 592 Times in 504 Posts
Frank, thanks for all your hard work on this, there is a TON of good info here. Should be required reading for newbies. LOL maybe you can edit DAB's "must read before posting" thread to include this thread!

Air Jordans for sale!! Size 13 << Click the link!!!

Current Interior Mods:
MKIV, Sirius Retrofit, BlueTooth Retro-Fit, E60 SSK, ACS Aluminum Pedals, 30% Window Tint, TEC CupHolder, 2X's Ultimate Cup Holders, Full LED upgrade (Thanks Timmay77), "M" Stitched Alcantara Shiftboot and E-Brake boot, CF Steering wheel trim (Thanks CGRM5), Euro-Dash (Thanks Raz and Timmay77), Hella TC-400 TPMS, Scosche BlueTooth 2.0 A2DP Adapter (Thanks btmlinedan) Euro "Safety kit" Fire Extinguisher and First Aid box (Thanks Slimmbones)

Current Exterior Mods:

"Always-On" DRL Predator ICE LED 6000K AE's (Thanks Timmay77 and NavCoder), C-Fiber Kidney Grills (Thanks Havasusteve03Beast), ACS C-Fiber Roof Spoiler, ACS Flipper style C-Fiber Front Splitters, C-Fiber OEM Trunk Spoiler, C-Fiber Eye-Lids (Thanks CGRM5), Custom "vented" C-Fiber Rear Diffuser (Thanks Timmay77, ATLANTAM5 and Diny), Euro Headlights, (Thanks CGRM5), C-Fiber 6 piece window sills, 7 Piece C-Fiber Blue/Grey Roundels, Stainless vented custom Fog-Light frames, Hamann style sideskirts w/ CFiber Inserts

Current Performance Mods:
Dinan Exhaust cans (Thanks Timmay77 and btmlinedan), Brake duct mod with "Black Chrome" custom rings (Thanks Timmay77 and Diny), Dinan RSB with BeastPower brackets (Thanks Firehire, MFreakin5 and btmlinedan), Stoptech slotted rotors with StopTech Street Performance Brake Pads (Thanks Zeckhausen Racing Timmay77 and Lunker325)

Last edited by Hdhntr23; 21st April 2011 at 05:41 AM.
Hdhntr23 is offline  
post #45 of 167 Old 21st April 2011, 08:57 PM Thread Starter
Super Moderator
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: midatlantic
Posts: 4,610
Thanks: 3,633
Thanked 902 Times in 550 Posts
chowdah is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to chowdah For This Useful Post:
Dmaxsierra (6th June 2012)
post #46 of 167 Old 2nd May 2011, 01:57 PM
Member, P500 Sport, MDM on (>800)
Jetpilot718's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Lawng Island
Posts: 872
Thanks: 70
Thanked 169 Times in 86 Posts
Jetpilot718 is offline  
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Jetpilot718 For This Useful Post:
chowdah (2nd May 2011), m5rosemont83 (30th June 2011), Monkiee (10th March 2012)
post #47 of 167 Old 7th August 2011, 12:06 AM
Fellow Member (>400)
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Toronto
Posts: 492
Thanks: 3
Thanked 41 Times in 27 Posts
OsinO is offline  
post #48 of 167 Old 1st December 2011, 09:33 PM
Junior Member, warming up (<31 posts)
KBaxt's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 20
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
KBaxt is offline  
post #49 of 167 Old 5th December 2011, 07:53 PM
Member, Sport: Off DSC: On (>50 posts)
speedworksusa's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Massachussetts
Posts: 88
Thanks: 1
Thanked 7 Times in 6 Posts
Not sure if this has been posted or not: It is a link to online repair TIS manuals including the S62 motor.
BMW TIS Online • 5' E39

Last edited by speedworksusa; 5th December 2011 at 07:55 PM.
speedworksusa is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to speedworksusa For This Useful Post:
DavidS (7th February 2012), Jetpilot718 (6th December 2011)
post #50 of 167 Old 10th December 2011, 09:52 PM
Fellow Member (>400)
roverguy10's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 475
Thanks: 4
Thanked 61 Times in 39 Posts
roverguy10 is offline  


Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the BMW M5 Forum and M6 Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Linear Mode Linear Mode
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome