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  1. Broken s85 #5 Ignition Coil

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    All, Been lurking for a while and gotten a lot of good information from the forum. I've got a 2008 M5 with a bad #5 coil. I've previously changed a couple of coils with mixed results (2 came out not broken; broke #8 flush and had to drill center to pull out). A couple days after fixing #8 I...
  2. Sunshade Tabs and Arm Mounts

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Just thought I'd drop this here for you guys to take a look at. I've been working with the guys over at Li Customs on a prototype for the e39 sunshade arm end piece that has a tendency to break just like the tabs do. First prototype is done and fits, here are a couple of pics of the piece...
  3. Help: Rear power shade won't retract

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hey guys, I have a 99 540i/6 and while at a track event this weekend, I tried rolling down the rear shade by pushing the button on below the hvac and it didn't move. left it alone and checked the fuses today -- all are good. Now that I am away form the track and have some quiet, if i...
  4. Vanos - any ideas ?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi all! So, now it's my turn (again..) to have some mysterious issues with the M. Have searched forums and google for answers for a long time now, and now appeal to the expert group in here :) Symptoms: Loud ticking from engine from 1500 rpm and upwards ~20-70% throttle, no noise on full or no...
  5. M5 E60 New Diff Need it?

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hi I had problem with diff about a year ego (grinding noise when turning sharp right when the car is cold ) I went to BMW to change the oil for upgraded , that solved the problem for a year, the invoice from the dealer state ,,if the noise is back new rear axle req.'' now the grinding noise is...
  6. Broken rear diff mount/ripped subframe

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    First off my car is a 2000 M5 w/ 100,000+ Miles OK, so I'm pretty sure I've found a post similar to the issue I just encountered ( It appears that the Rear Differential Mount...