29th January 2013, 10:39
M5 Expert (>4000)
Originally Posted by hairball
Just buy this part number (#6 on your first link) and you will have everything you need for the rear main seal job. Plus, the seal comes already installed. All you have to do is tighten it up. Comes with #11 too (see your first link) which also leak oil.
Make sure you put a very thin layer of RTV on the bottom of the flange.
If you are feeling sparky, I would replace all 4 CPS's while you have the transmission out. They are a complete PITA to get to from the top side, but UBER easy to get to with the transmission out.
2001 Jet Black/Executive Black///M5 ("M CINCO") current mods and accessories:
~ RMS Stage 2 SC Kit with a Fabtech-Performance Heat Exchanger
~ Tuned by Tuning Tech FS - 590hp 504lbstq at the rear wheels
~ AEM methanol injection system
~ Complete aftermarket stereo system w/Alpine INA-W910/PXA-H800, Rear Camera, Hybrid Audio Technologies L831 speakers
~ UUC V12 clutch kit with segmented kevlar clutch disc
~ Custom crank case ventilation system
~ Cutsom dual electric radiator fan set up
~ BIP headers
~ Muffler delete with ///M5 - MCINCO etched "Timmay Tips" LOL
~ Dinan 3.45 rear differential
~ Remote oil thermostat/Setrab oil cooler
~ (4) Dinan 18x9.5" wheels
~ Brembo BBK 355F/345R
~ BC Racing coil overs (10k/8k) ~ Powerflex thrust arm & inner track arm bushings ~ Dinan RSB ~ Beastpower RSB brackets
~ Slimmbones finned rear diffuser, XL fog light covers, trunk spoiler, and front lip spoiler.
Tim ~ email: HallmanTL (at) gmail (dot) com