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  1. 2003 m5 won’t start unless jumping the starter motor

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hello fellow m5 owners never been on the board before I’m normally capable of figuring things out but ran into a issue recently put my 2003 m5 together has a motor from a 01 car was starting no problem before bleeding clutch as long as I put the pedal to the floor once we started trying to bleed...
  2. SMG clutch valve characteristics and power steering

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    So, in addition to rod bearings, I changed out the slave cylinder, PLCD sensor, and pump motor on the SMG. I filled the reservoir with hydraulic fluid, loosened the bleed screw a few turns on the hydraulic block and just let the pump motor come on by itself. I drained about a half liter at a...
  3. Whirring / Whining noise at 11mph (18kph)

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hi guys, Looking for some advice here. I've noticed that my car has started to make a whirring / whining sound that is loudest (not very loud) at 11mph when in gear (smg) and the car is up to temp - going faster than this the sound lessens then disappears after about 18 - 20mph. If I drop...
  4. SMG Drive Plate Specs?

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    For those who has fitted custom friction material to our SMG clutch, I was wondering if some one could tell the maximum thickness is allowed for clearance for both inner and outer disks. I dropped off my old clutch to an industrial clutch manufacturing place but i don't have the specs to give...
  5. E60 (03-10) For Sale Spec Clutch Aluminum Flywheel + Clutch SMG E60 M5

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    Brand new spec clutch aluminum flywheel and clutch for an SMG E60 M5. The aluminum flywheel option is no longer offered by spec. This system is brand new and has never been installed on a car before. File sizes for pictures were too large so please reference this link for the pictures...
  6. E39 (96-03) For Sale SouthBend Stage III Daily + DINAN Lightweight Flywheel

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    Priorities have changed for me since I purchased this clutch and flywheel. The original post can be found at http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/parts-other-sale-wanted/503889-southbend-stage-iii-daily-dinan-lightweight-flywheel.html I can't really summarize it better than TheShafro can! If you...
  7. Need your Help! 1st gear shutter

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    I know there are many threads on this and I am hoping to bring the subject back to light or receive further insight. My e60 m5 with only 22k miles on it had its Clutch, Flywheel and Throw out Bearing replaced. This was all done by a highly reputable indy shop on long island who builds many high...
  8. E39 (96-03) For Sale SouthBend Stage III Daily + DINAN Lightweight Flywheel

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    Here's a great combination for anyone looking for a heavy duty set up, specifically to complement their supercharged car. SouthBend Stage III Daily - I bought this from a car that was totaled right after installing it. It wasn't even broken in, and has no more than 300 miles on it. I called...
  9. Throw out Bearing?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hey guys I recently bought a 2002 e39 m5 with aprox. 165,000 miles a couple of month ago. it runs great for a high mileage except just today while i was flooring it in second on an on-ramp the SES light came on and now my clutch is slipping in all the gears and it's making a terrible noise when...
  10. Missing clutch return spring (not compression spring)?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    #14 in this diagram I am missing but I'm not sure if it is even supposed to be there as the part isn't listed for purchase. (I did acquire one from another site). I noticed the spring missing when changing the bushings to the Rogue set. There is a ledge on the clutch pedal for this spring...
  11. F10 M5 DCT Jerky and Clutch bite point

    F10 M5 Discussion
    I have has some issues with my 2013 F10 M5 - 42,000KM on the clock. Two main issues: 1. Very ocassionally the box jerks between gears on normal driving acceleration. The DCT is amazingly smooth but this jerky change is so strange - sometimes followed by a clunk noise. 2. The clutch bite point...
  12. Soft Clutch Pedal - sits halfway down to floorboard at rest - 2002 BMW M5

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I recently experienced a strange condition with the clutch pedal on my 2002 M5 with about 60,000 miles on it. The clutch pedal, at rest, sits about halfway between the floorboard and it's normal position. Its very soft and spongy-like. You could almost press the clutch petal down to the...
  13. Clutch slipping above 3k rpm

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hi everyone, ).<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:)) be an electronic problem? <o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> Any advice or feedback is welcome!<o:p></o:p>
  14. SMG Clutch & Flywheel change.... Anything extra to do?

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    Hi All I'm having my clutch & Flywheel replaced, is there anything else I should make sure is done or changes at the same time. It's being done at BMW, just want to make sure the cars at its best. 2007 33K UK car. (P.s. I searched but didn't see any thing, apologies if I missed something...)
  15. New Clutch System, $OUCH$

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    Just got my complete clutch system replaced. The flywheel, clutch, pressure plate and a few other things. All this cost from BMW was $4600, ouch. In the past 6 months it has been acting up. It would kind of jerk a bit when I would take off. This did have me concerned and now about a week ago the...
  16. 06 M5 SMG/clutch issues - 3rd shop - need jcolley and others help diagnosing

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    It seems like jcolley is the resident SMG expert so I'd really love some help diagnosing what I have going on with my M5's SMG and clutch/transmission. Forgive me for length of this post as I wanted to put as much info as I could. I've now dropped the car off at a 3rd shop but would love to...
  17. E39 (96-03) For Sale LuK clutch & dual mass flywheel

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    LuK 03-042 clutch & associated parts - $150 ($177 on Amazon) LuK 03-042 Clutch Set : Amazon.com : Automotive LuK DMF052 dual mass flywheel - $310 ($355 on Amazon) LuK DMF021 Clutch Flywheel : Amazon.com : Automotive You'll be spending $532 + shipping on Amazon unless you're a Prime member...
  18. Clutch Change at 160,000 km (100,000 miles)

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I have some oil loss between the engine and the gearbox (as well as I understand) which requires the disassembling of the parts around the clutch. Talking to the garage they offered me to use the opportunity and change the clutch and the twin mass flywheel. The work for that would be minimal and...
  19. Amazon: Great deal on LUK Clutch ($178) and LUK Flywheel ($359)

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I am in need of a clutch for my car, so I just bought this stuff on Amazon at what I think is a great price. How did I do? :cheers: Also, looking at the shopping list, did I miss anything for the job (local mechanic is doing it for $750)? I pored over tons of "clutch" related threads to get...
  20. Clutch disengages about 90%

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    New to the Forum...Have read lots of threads similar to this issue but have yet to find one that matches dead on. I have a 2001 m5 with almost 63k on the clock. I left the car for 2 weeks while away on business. I had planned to change the oil when I returned, so I got in, started her up, and...
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