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post #1 of 31 Old 1st January 2016, 10:10 PM Thread Starter
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Plans for 2016

///M5


  • Big Brake Kit and complete brake overhaul (brake lines, fluid, and possible shoe brake kit too)
  • Custom Muffler/Exhaust and possible headers too
  • Valve cover gaskets, Rear Main Seal, Oil pump solenoid o-rings. May also refresh the CCV and its associated parts.
  • Michelin PSS
  • Still trying to find info on redying + re-colour the leather interior to Imola/Coral Red.
  • ..... (leaving blank space for more ideas)



530i


  • Overhaul/Refresh complete suspension (front/rear) similar to my ///M5.
  • May upgrade to 18" squared setup
  • Want to do an S54 | 6 speed | M5 diff swap
  • Complete Steering overhaul (inner + outer tie rods, steering lines refresh kit, OE fluid, steering pump, and used low mileage rack & pinion)
  • Possible Big Brake Kit (similar plan as the M5 above)
  • Replace the right front fender and the passenger door because of slight dent and scratches thanks to my beloved dad
  • ..... (may add more thoughts/ideas later on)



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Install all the parts I bought in the last year.... 540iT - m5 chassis braces, replace rusty tailgate - I have the new one - 750iL - install 3.15 from 740i Sport - xmas gift to myself - the list is long.....
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M5

-Re-paint front clip (rock chips)
-diagnose and repair potential VANOS rattle
-Repair torn seams in front seats (PO probs)
-Rack up more miles

Land Rover
-Keep on road (LOL)
-Build rear bumper and rails

Spec e30
-Complete and compete
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Continue the restore (until every last part has been replaced it seems!)

-install Jedders and sport cats with tune
-SA reroute a la Sailor24
-total redo of sound system
-new front calipers
-diff seal
-hit the track
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Learn about E39 M5 ownership/DIY repairs and maintenance, sell my g37, purchase an e39 M5
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Vanos repair
Chain
Chain guides
Full suspension refresh
Muffler Delete
TTFS tune
Possibly beefier clutch
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Get the damn car running. Not a very realistic goal

2001 Jet Black M5
2012 Black Ford Raptor
2014 Black Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit
2008 Raven R1 - Being disassembled and sold
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Keep both M5 and M3 running, basically getting around to parts I've had since 2015 O.o


M5
- Thermostat/lower temp sensor
- Rear Tires (leaning towards PSS)
- Install Beastpower Brackets
- Install CF lip
- Install Umnitza headlights

2003 BMW E39 ///M5 Sterling Grey


Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Beastpower Brackets
Rogue Engineering Tranny Mounts
Umnitza FXR w/ Orion Angel Eyes
Matte Black Grilles
VSL CF Roundel
Dynavin N6
CSL CF Lip

Current Garage:
2003 BMW M5 - Sterling Grey

1998 BMW M3 Sedan - Cosmos Black
1993 Honda Prelude Si - Purple lol
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