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  1. An s65 swap is a great idea. Change my mind.

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    So I am in the middle of a full teardown on my 105k mile s85. VANOS (or should I say THANOS) decided to mail it in and ate itself (more specifically the outer race and bearing were destroyed). I pulled the engine and brought it to a shop when I found lots of metal in the oil, partially...
  2. Interesting Problem: Vanos Solenoid Clicking

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I haven't posted in quite a while but I thought I can post this and see what you guys make of it. I will try to capture a video tonight of the problem. I am doing an S62 swap into my E30. I have 99% of the wiring figured out. I am staying CANbus so wiring was pretty intense to say the least...
  3. DIY: 2006 S85+SMGIII swap into a 2004 E46 started - any helpful comments ?

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hi everybody, I am starting to swap a 2006 S85/SMG Trany combo into a 2004 E46. I plan to use the original M5 Harness, Steering/Pad Shift, Cluster,ECUs etc. from RHD E60 into the RHD E46. I also have a LHD complete 2006 M5 (minus engine block) as spares. Soliciting diligent and helpful comments...
  4. E39 (96-03) For Sale 2001 BMW M5 with 2JZ-GTE (Supra) Motor Swap

    Cars For Sale or Wanted
    I really don't want to give up this car, but I plan to move to Asia next year and will start the sale process for the car now. So here are the details: Asking $27k obo Serious buyers only No test drives unless you have a check or cash on you for the car. 2001 BMW M5 Exterior Color...
  5. E39 (96-03) For Sale For Sale F/s: s62 longblock! -$5.5k Shipped!

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    History Well I hate to say this.... I was going to put this into an e36 but as a college student barely making rent, the reality of having a v8 bmw with gas prices is hitting me so I'm seeing what kind of interest there is in a full s62 longblock. I know someone out there wants this for some...