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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. PSS Track Pressures

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    I have been doing Advanced DE's for years in a Porsche 944 Turbo with full track prep. Just for fun I am thinking of taking my M5 out for a day at the track to open it up a bit. It is just about all stock and will not be pushing it too hard. It's due for a brake fluid service so will be putting...
  3. Finally square, wondering about pressure now

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I've finally gone over to a square setup and I'm wondering now what tyre pressures I should be running, for general 'street' use and neutral handling. Previously, with the standard wheel widths, I kept to the standard pressures of 2.4bar (35psi) front and 2.6bar (38psi) rear, I was happy...
  4. Looking for a recommendation for a Pressure Washer to clean the beast

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hey Everyone, I am in the market for a pressure washer, and I was wondering if anyone here has any advice on the best one to get. I am undecided on a high-end electric pressure washer (either the Briggs & Stratton or a Karcher), or a mid-level gas pressure washer (likely a Karcher). I know...
  5. Tire Pressure Monitor

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    Can someone breifly explain how the Tire Pressure monitor works? i cant see any wireless emiting pressure devices inside the tires. I thought my car came with continental run flat tires, but according to the workshop its not!!!!! can someone explain? Any recommendations for new tires for the...