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  1. SMG Crush washer dilemma

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    While working on the hydraulic unit of my SMG, one of the crush washers for the pressure supply line to the unit was inadvertently lost. No big deal, I'll get another one... Except that upon looking up the part #, a replacement crush washer (23017838941) is $80. Yeah... A $0.50 washer being sold...
  2. S62: Lower plenum removal problem

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I am removing the plenum on my S62 to begin to change the valve (rocker) cover gaskets and any other parts underneath I can see are tired while I'm there. I can't seem to remove the lower plenum as it's been gasket sealed down against the rubber throttle body gasket in a previous life. Should...
  3. Power Steering Reservoir Leak

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    it is not a real big deal, but being OCD I am trying to fix this: I have been observing that the power steering reservoir keeps leaking oil through its cap. Tightening the cap does not help. I noticed that there is no gasket on the cap. Looking at I saw that there is a rubber gasket...
  4. Gasket Makers Valve Covers Thermostat Housing

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I need to redo my thermostat because the Stant unit is leaking at the housing (NOT the O-ring tubes) I'm also going to be doing my Valve Cover gaskets and while i can get Drei Bond 1209 from a dealer @$22/tube I would like to just get Loctite & Permatex equivalents for the Thermostat housing I...
  5. E39 (96-03) For Sale FS: Vanos O-Ring / Gaskets DIY Vanos Refresh

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    I just recently did the VANOS O-ring / gasket seal replacement. I ordered the parts from pelican, my oil leak got worse quickly and I had to overnight them from my dealer. I now have the O-Rings and gaskets to do both VANOS systems. I am looking to sell them to a board member at a discount...
  6. e24 K27 turbo gasket help | BMW Alpina Discussion
    Hi all, I did a quick search for some info on this without a whole lot of luck so I thought I'd ask you guys about any info in regards to finding a replacement gasket for an e24 K27 turbo. Any info/direction would be greatly appreciated. Thanks a million.