My car is getting a mild to severe shimmy (left to right steering wheel shake) under hard braking. I first noticed this issue a while ago on my previous set of front rotors (the originals) which were operating fine initially but started to have this judder under firm brake applications which...
Hey all, looking to see if anyone has recommendation on brake kits. This car won't be my daily, but I do plan on taking it on spirited drives on the local scenic routes and mountain drives occasionally.
Would something like this Zimmerman kit from FCP EURO suffice: BMW Brake Kit - Zimmermann...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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
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...
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...
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I have searched all the board trying to find an answer to this problem...