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  1. Brake question, track related

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hello everyone, Went on the track for the first time with the M5 this week end, and I had a blast. I'm looking at going back in 2 weeks. Only thing I did to it before the event was change the brake fluid to higher boil point fluid. I knew my brakes where getting near done, but they held fine. I...
  2. dsc control unit removal question

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    So I've searched and searched on the forums and gathered a lot of information about my trifeca of lights - yellow ABS yellow DSC and red BRAKE lights are on, along with my speedometer not working, mpg gauge, and the fuel range keeps fluctuating. My question is, when I remove the DSC control...
  3. M5 e60 Brake Judder pics + write up

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    I've had my car for about 4 years now enjoyed some 40k miles, some track time, some ring time (going back in May!). During this time I've never changed any of the discs, at the last service BMW recommended that I looked at changing them as they had a serious lip on the fronts and the rears had...
  4. Brakes for my M5

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi guys, I am in need of new brakes for the beast both Rotors and pads. Was thinking of using these pads The Carbotech Bobcat 1521, but I don't have any idea on what rotors to use. Looking for quite, and as dust free as possible. This is a daily driver, it don't track it, but I do...
  5. E39 (96-03) For Sale E39 M5 Titanium Shift Knob, 3" X-PIPE, Akebono Ceramic Fr. Pads, Transmission Mounts

    Cars For Sale or Wanted
    I said goodbye to the M5 yesterday :( and I have a few left overs, ready to be shipped to their new home... OEM BMW transmission mounts, brand new. $22 SHIPPED FITS: 1987-1992 BMW 735i 1989-1990 BMW 525i 1989-1993 BMW 535i 1991-1993 BMW M5 1997-2000 BMW 528i 1997-2003 BMW 540i 2000-2003 BMW...
  6. E39 (96-03) For Sale Porterfield Racing Brake Pads F/R

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    For sale: Porterfield Racing Front and Rear Brake Pads. Installed on a 2000 M5 would believe it fits other E39 M's. Used for one Autocross event. Asking $250 for both shipped. email: ekuhn1 at gmail dot com
  7. Hand brake handle removal

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Like many others, the "matte chrome" coating on my hand brake handle is wearing off, so I decided to replace the handle. Ofcourse BMW doesn't sell that color handle anymore due to it's problems, so I had to buy the leather one. Not only that, but you cannot buy the handle grip alone, you have...
  8. My M5 thinks it Christmas again (lots of dash lights)

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I just came back from a warm holiday in Maui and fired up the beast for a drive. The weather here was just over freezing (+5C or ~40F) and all of a sudden, my dash turned into a xmas tree. The Brake light is in yellow, the DSC icon is on, the computer tells me that Tire Control is inactive and...
  9. Wobbling and heated front brakes

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    <!-- google_ad_section_end --> <hr style="color: rgb(255, 255, 255); background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" size="1"> <!-- / icon and title --> <!-- message --> <!-- google_ad_section_start -->Hi I have searched all the board trying to find an answer to this problem...