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  1. Brake question, track related

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hello everyone, Went on the track for the first time with the M5 this week end, and I had a blast. I'm looking at going back in 2 weeks. Only thing I did to it before the event was change the brake fluid to higher boil point fluid. I knew my brakes where getting near done, but they held fine. I...
  2. M5 e60 Brake Judder pics + write up

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    I've had my car for about 4 years now enjoyed some 40k miles, some track time, some ring time (going back in May!). During this time I've never changed any of the discs, at the last service BMW recommended that I looked at changing them as they had a serious lip on the fronts and the rears had...
  3. Brakes for my M5

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi guys, I am in need of new brakes for the beast both Rotors and pads. Was thinking of using these pads The Carbotech Bobcat 1521, but I don't have any idea on what rotors to use. Looking for quite, and as dust free as possible. This is a daily driver, it don't track it, but I do...
  4. cap and rotor issue

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Hey all, i'm trying to change out a badly worn rotor and distributor cap ( no wonder its been taking longer and longer to start the car and some performance degradation!), but, I can't get the 3 screws/bolts off that hold it on ( 3mm)!!!! Since it has such a small opening ( 3mm) I feel like...
  5. Best maintenance parts

    E34 M5 Discussion
    I was searching for part numbers to no avail, and I though maybe we should just start a thread for stuff like plugs and caps and rotors and stuff. Pelican has 2 sources of cap&rotor for the M5, a bosch and a bremi. Cap: Bosch 12-11-1-725-070-M14; Bremi 12-11-1-725-070-M18. Rotor: Bosch...