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  1. SMG rebuild - 3rd party warranty

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hello all, I'll start with my questions and provide the background below: 1. Can the SMG on the M5/6 be rebuilt reliably to address a worn synchro? 2. Are replacement parts even available for synchro's etc for SMG? 3. If a rebuild is possible, can anyone recommend a shop with whom they've had a...
  2. E39 (96-03) Want to Buy M5 in CarbonSchwartz/Black, 118k, $7,000 (damaged)

    Cars For Sale or Wanted
    Mods please remove accidental double post! This is the correct thread: My apologies!
  3. CRASH! A douchebag hit my beast today!

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Following my recent on going electrical problems, I was on the way back from a BMW indie minding my own business to be hit by a shocking driver who did not slow down or look at a give-way crossroad today :grrrr:. He hit me at 30MPH which gave my car a real shunt sideways. I saw him not stopping...
  4. Shop suggestion or recomendation in Jackson TN

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hey Folks - Any recommendation for a trust worthy shop near Jackson TN that can perform full diagnostics including a VANOS test? Thanks for any help.
  5. Small screw, big impact

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi My name is Dirk and I drive my second M539. It´s a longer time ago, when I wrote in this community. So last year, I drove with my car to my company, a ugly sound came out from the front and I decided immediately to turn the engine off. Unfortunately, I have not enough time, so it took me...
  6. Just got my SMG Pump and Clutch replaced

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    So I can officially joing the busted SMG crowd, but thankfully, with the help of M5Board member YKJones I am back on the road again. I started having issues with an intermittent red or yellow cog from time to time but no noticeable change in how the car drove. Then finally the SMG pump gave up...
  7. E39 (96-03) For Sale Clutchmasters FX100 clutch kit $600 o.b.o.

    Cars For Sale or Wanted
    I have a brand new Clutchmasters FX100 clutch kit with sprung hub for sale. Asking $600.00, or make me an offer. Will fit a E39 M5. thanks for looking:M5launch:
  8. M6 Roof Damage - Please Help

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    Has anyone had any damage in the Carbon Fiber roof on their M6? I have an indentation (broke the surface) about the size of a pea. I've had the car for 5 days, it's in the BMW body shop and they are saying 5300 to replace. Does anyone have any insight here?
  9. Paintless Dent Repair/Removal - S. FL

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Just wanted to let the S. FL board members know of a really good experience with PDR. My M5 mysteriously ended up with a nice size door ding on my rear passenger door. My wife swears it wa not her:dunno: but it needed to be repaired ASAP as it really bothered me. I take the car to Dent King in...