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  1. E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hi everyone, I just bought a used 2008 M5 in excellent cosmetic condition with 89,000 miles (or 144,000km) on it. A throttle actuator was acting up and replaced before purchase. There is no service history as it was purchased from a used lot who mainly buys auction and does wholesale. I have...
  2. E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Just finished a couple month process to refresh the M5 and wanted to show some pictures and hopefully useful info. The car is a mid 2002 with 102k on it. Some Before Symptoms: * Lumpy-Batty exhaust. * Consistent "offset torquing/vibration" felt thru the shifter and at idle touching the top of...
  3. E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hello, I am about to purchase a 06 M5 and I been browsing around this wonderful forum for about a month now. And I was wondering if the 2008 models suffered from premature bearing failure as well. I attempted to find a poll, but was not able to. I dont know if bmw changed anything that could...
  4. E34 M5 Discussion
    I have had a weird noise coming from the front of the car only upon turning right. It sounds like a hum, or a bad wheel bearing and comes from the front and is directly affected by the speed of the car. Therefore, if i am turning right and driving slowly, i may barely hear it or not at all...
  5. E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I just did both front wheel bearings this weekend and I wanted mention a few things before I forget. First off, Zeckhausen Racing has a great DIY page. Here is a link to the instructions I followed, complete with torque specs. E39 Bearings For parts, you have a couple options. BMW of...
  6. E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I have this annoying squeaking coming from the alternator. The sound is always persistent, cold or hot and is at the pace of the engine revs. Strangely, when I brought it to a mechanic, they put a dollop of rubber grease on the belt and it killed the sound .... for about half an hour. Now its...
  7. E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    these are all the Rod Bearing threads i could find - there's no discussion here, just a source (if you believe this thread needs something edited, or you have something to add to it, either send me a private message/visitor message or report this thread with a detailed description of what...
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