14th June 2012, 17:12
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2001 M5 LeMans Blue
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Originally Posted by Duschanio
he said its normal for the S65 and the S85 .. (got the same bearing rod)
he get every week 2 damaged engines from all over the world .. with the reason bearing rod damage
its better when you change it around 100.000 km ..
Can you ask him about main bearings on the S65? It seems that mains have been an issue for some on the S65 with early life failures. Speculation has circled around the bedplate design and possible bedplate deflection sufficient enough to result in oil film disruption on one end of the mains.
2001 M5 LeMans Blue/Silverstone
Dinan: springs, Konis, rear sway bar, monoball bushings, and exhaust;
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Evolve AlphaN tune,
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2011 M3 sedan 6MT Silverstone, no sunroof!
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