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  1. Firewall Rust Holes behind pedals

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    After chasing down multiple water leaks in my 2002 M5 (thanks for all the posts about door vapor barriers, sunroof drains, seals around the cabin air filters and associated drains, etc) I'm down to these last two, which are small rust holes in the firewall just behind the drivers side gas and...
  2. My E39 M5 rust tidy up and refresh

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Starting a progress thread on the tidy up of my UK-based E39 M5 over the coming few weeks. I've managed to find someone to take on this rot, the main problem being a collapsed jack point on the rear. All four jack points had been refurbished in the past, but the repair was only really...
  3. E39 (96-03) Want to Buy e39 Schwartz 2 Trunk Lid and front bumper cover

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    Schwartz 2 trunk lid, mine is rusted out, and a good-condition front bumper cover, preferably in schwartz 2 as well. I can reuse my own hardware if needed. Would happily take a lid with a good emblem and badge as well. Cheers!
  4. Plasti Dip filler-cap seam

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I don't know much about plasti dip other than reading a small bit online and some of the youtube videos. However I was wondering if anyone had plasti dip'd inside the filler cap flap to cover the seam and create an water proof layer of plastic. I've had a quick look and it does look like you can...
  5. Shine up those Pipes!

    Detailing Forum
    So, recently got the car just over a week ago and it's 90% pristine, just a couple scratches, little bit of curb rash, and rusty pipes-er-had rusty pipes. Well, when I finally picked up some metal polish, I found that it worked great! So well, infact, that I'm posting the results that I had...