Before the change I've always picked up speed when going downhill, even on slight down slopes. Good to know Jared, please post the threads if you ever come across them. As for myself, I'm certainly done with it. You may completely disagree with the majority of what I have listed here. Hope this information is helpful to anyone planning to handle this easy maintenance step themselves. It's a dirty oil that shears quickly. I would only recommend this for track cars, or weekend-only cars.
Please join the Roadfly Facebook Group where members will be more than happy to answer your questions and provide help. Maintenance Before we get into the goodies, you need to make your M5 a mechanically sound vehicle. Also, you didn't say which Mobil1 thickness and quality rating you used. I use Liqui-Moly 10×60 oil and Mahle filters in my car — for more information. In 2015 a previous owner hit a raccoon. All in all I love their products. I welcome constructive criticism, and I am eager to hear what you think the most most-have E39 M5 mods are! It's worth looking for and reading.
Its good to know one part of the equation is out of the way. For one thing, it prevents costly repairs in the future. You'll see the same guys over and over touting it, but not many. Now go have beer with you gearhead buds. Q: What replacement interval do you recommend for the E39 differential fluid? If you determine that an Escort, Beltronics, or Passport product better fits your needs, then by all means, buy one of those.
Confusion I have is that some E39s are limited slip while most are not yet the Bentleys make no distinction yet Castrol does see below. The 1,200-mile break-in service was done away with except for M cars. I did notice it had a not so sweet gear oil smell to it. I am trying to interpret the data into a meaningful recommendation. Also be sure to replace your shifter carrier bushings 2 front, 1 rear and the pin that holds the carrier to the transmission itself. Replacement Interval: Lifetime oil Bentley 240-6 ; but the user-recommended replacement interval for the fluid and filter is roughly 5 years or about 60K miles.
Interior The interior is also in excellent shape, it has been well protected by the tinted windows. As with the transmission, be sure to remove the fill plug first. Although me and an Indy tech took about 4 hours, It can be done in less time. I guess my car is not quite as squeeky clean as yours. Search some of the ranking threads and you'll find near the bottom just above Royal Purple. This kit fits all E39 models except the M5. I simply installed the axle-back Eisenmann Race mufflers.
Their huge wheels rub the fenders. So my prognosis the day after is pretty good and if for anything else, piece of mind that it was changed with a new filter. I believe this topic has been discussed many time on the M5board. It was never designed to be a race car, and I have no desire to turn it into one. I have a manual, but I guess with it in gear, E-Brake and wheel chocks at the back it should not be rolling off the ramps. This has allowed me to connect with hundreds of fellow E39 M5 owners.
Which differential fluid should one use on a 99 540iT Sport? That way I have an idea of how much to buy. I had it serviced under warranty by accident about 2 years ago when the sercice guy miss read the odmeter, and though it said 13,500 instead of 135,000. I have watched many E39 owners turn their cars into something totally impractical, and sometimes, downright unusable. Insert front jack stands under left and right jack pads beneath skirts. My dad has had a 2006 E60 M5 now for 6 years.
It puts a smile on my face every time I flex the throttle, or turn the key. The driveline, differential, and wheel bearings are quiet with no vibrations. Jack up car using front and rear jacking points and remove jack stands. I am not trying to throw this thread off topic, but what do you guys recommend I use from Redline when it comes to the 6-speed manual transmission? RedLine 75W90, also put RedLine 5W30 in the engine. And the Valentine One is very easy to get acquainted with. To drain and refill your differential fluid you need to raise and support the rear axle of your vehicle. As the pinion gear engages with the ring gear the two sets of teeth meet.
Otherwise, you might drain and then be unable to put the fresh fluid in. Does this gearbox have hypoid gears? You will need the following for the fluid change: 1- 2 quarts of your preferred differential fluid 3 if you also flush the diff I prefer Amsoil 75-90 after trying many other manufacturers. The headlights lenses are clear and crack free. From Dinan's info, i was told the car already has a 3. I drive it in hot climate 50% of the year and never race the car.