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  1. Discount Tire: clutch destroyers!

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    So, this is part PSA, and part advice request. Yesterday after work I'm merging on to I 385, which is under construction, and paying more attention to cars than what debris could possibly be in the merge lane, and wouldn't you know I ran over something. Then came that dreaded sound: pft, pft...
  2. Strange slipping/cut-out during acceleration / floating at high speeds?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    So my car has been acting weird lately, ever since I put my snow tires on. I thought it was just the tire break-in period for a while, but now I'm not so sure. When accelerating hard in a straight line, from say 20mph or so, the car will kinda hesitate, flash the DSC light, and start...
  3. Possible Clutch Issue? Any Ideas?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hello all! I am having some issues with my M5. Its a 2001, and I have noticed that it seems to slip out of gear. Here is what occurs: If I'm high in my revs (6000) and I am pushing hard into my next gear including a quick clutch in and release, it sometimes will engage, and then I hit the...
  4. Clutch slipping? RPM stats at 40mph..

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hey guys, I have a 01 M5.. noticed today while driving that it seams as if my rpms are going up a little fast minus the great gitty up of the e39 but only in 2nd gear.. If possible could you guys tell me with yours, what your M5 would be running at in RPM's at 30 MPH and how many rpms your at by...