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  1. 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...
  2. CAUTION! AE LED replacements

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    A few weeks ago, I had upgraded my AE's to 5w LED and all was well with no errors. Great color but not very bright. I saw new 25W AE's and decided to give them a try. They looked better but not 5x brighter for sure. It rained Thursday and Friday but I did not drive the car till Saturday...
  3. Cracked Tail Shaft (Tailshaft) Housing

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    My new local BMW dealer (West Coast) carried out an oil service yesterday. They brought 3 things to my attention (pleased it wasn't more): 1) Front brake pads will need to be replaced soon (I expected this from the condition when I bought the car 4 months ago); 2) Clutch shudder if you don't...
  4. E39 (96-03) Want to Buy WTB E39 Passenger Side Mirror (housing)

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    Due to an unfortunate incident I am in need of a passenger side mirror housing. I really just need the bracket that holds the 2 parts of the housing together. While that part has a number on it, it is not something you can individually new. :mad: Thanks!