Nice sound from engine. - BMW M5 Forum and M6 Forums
E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion 1998-2003 Advertiser's Forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 5 Old 15th September 2004, 11:53 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member, warming up (<31 posts)
Join Date: May 2004
Location: sweden
Posts: 15
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Nice sound from engine.

i have late -99 beast and when i driving one day i notice loud klackin sound coming from the motor when i trhottle over 2000rpm. I drive it to the nearist bmw service and praying all the way to there. First they say it maybe vanos or just broken ignition coil. But it much much worst..... collapsed "connecting rod"(i dont know if this is the right translation) bearing on downpart of motor and when they opened the motor that collapsed bearing create nice cut in the crankshaft and connection rod itself. Crankshaft and connection rod takes so much damage that they are lost . I have to buy new crankshaft and all 8 new connection rod and all bearing on downpart of motor costs about 7500Ä include the work. Nice, very ******* nice.

and oh my beast have eat 121000km of road.

i attach pictures soon wich i take when motor was little pieces. There you can seen then whats it look like on inside and also the collapsed bearing and damaged crankshaft and etc.

blitzkrieg is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 5 Old 15th September 2004, 12:31 PM
m5 rus
m5board.comoholic (>1000 posts)
m5 rus's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Moscow, Russia
Posts: 1,045
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
m5 rus is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 15th September 2004, 09:54 PM
M5 Guru (>2000 posts)
BmwNut's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Belmont, CA
Posts: 2,564
Thanks: 5
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Re: Nice sound from engine.

I am so sorry! Good luck getting the beast back on the road, and try to take out some of your anger on a rental car.

1970 2800CS
BmwNut is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 18th September 2004, 12:24 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member, warming up (<31 posts)
Join Date: May 2004
Location: sweden
Posts: 15
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Re: Nice sound from engine.

Here is the pictures which i promised.

vanos units

old damaged crankshaft with cuts

new crankshaft


cylinder head2

cylinder head1

cylinder block

"chain lead" worn-out

broken bearing

"bearing holder" worn-out
blitzkrieg is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 18th September 2004, 05:33 PM
M5 Expert (>4000)
TCM's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Tyngsborough, MA
Posts: 4,248
Thanks: 4
Thanked 86 Times in 70 Posts
Re: Nice sound from engine.

Oh dear, I am very sorry to hear and see this. Glad to see you are getting the engine back together after such an ordeal. Thank you for sharing the pics and best of luck with the new crankshaft.

'01 Brushed Steel M5
AC Schnitzer:DFC suspension, anti-sway bars, pedals
front splitters

Dinan:CAI, MAFS, Throttle bodies, Velocity Stacks,
Stage 2 aluminum flywheel, front + rear strut bars,
3.45 differential

Others:Custom G-power Exhaust, Autosolutions short shifter
Supersprint Headers, Racing Cats, X-pipe
SPEC stage 3 clutch, Evolve Alpha-N Stage 5 ECU, Schrick Cams, IATS Temp Sensor
OZ Racing Superleggera III f19x8.5 r19x10.5, Brembo brakes
Evosport Power Pullies, Rouge transmission mounts, Plasma ignition coils
Euro interior conversion, M-technic grill with brake ducts,
CA Automative custom carbon fiber hood

'01 Silverstone M5- sold
AutoSolutions:short shift kit (40% reduction)
Automotive Specialist:cold air intake, swaybar brackets
Dinan:front strut tower bar, rear swaybar
Kelleners: race exhaust, suspension, ecu software
Rogue Engineering:transmission mounts
TCM 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:

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Group buy yet on Tubi???? Stevus M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings 381 14th December 2004 11:09 PM
New M Engine Info greggb E63 BMW M6 Forum and BMW M6 Convertible | 34 8th August 2004 05:17 PM
Press Release no 2: The new V10 engine in the BMW M5: A masterpiece in engine cons... Gustav Most Memorable Threads' 31 4th July 2004 09:23 PM
Press Release 1: World premiere of the new BMW M5 (summary of all press releases) Gustav E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion 0 4th July 2004 09:13 PM
I-6 vs. V-8 vs. V-12, etc.. Motor specs??? Tex_Rex E34 M5 Discussion 18 25th October 2003 12:09 PM

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