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Forum: Parting Out 07-29-2014, 10:50 AM
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Posted By Redshift
FS: E39 M5 S62 engine and 6-speed transmission with electronics

Bought these as a package for an M5iT project that is turning in another direction. Bought them from Adam (Clemster) recently and he has driven both and confirmed they are in good shape and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,806
Posted By Redshift
Excellent point. The M5 never gets hot, even at...

Excellent point. The M5 never gets hot, even at the track in summer and even at high sustained RPMs. Probably fine with towing here and there.




I was thinking about that. I may go to a full...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,806
Posted By Redshift
Did anyone find a generic fit oil cooler to help...

Did anyone find a generic fit oil cooler to help with towing? I'm going to do a full M5 (S62/6-speed/etc) powertrain conversion on my 540iT and a beefier hitch is in the works (maybe custom welded, I...
Forum: Parting Out 05-02-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Redshift
Based on my research, higher mileage non-Dinan...

Based on my research, higher mileage non-Dinan M62 from older model years go for $2000-2500 not including any accessories.

I'm thinking around the $2500-2800 range depending on which of the...
Forum: Parting Out 05-01-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Redshift
Which part exactly? I'll have engine,...

Which part exactly? I'll have engine, transmission, driveshaft, diff, axles, etc. Pretty much the entire powertrain.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Redshift
Indeed!

Indeed!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Redshift
Overdue project: M5iT coming soon: help with "while it's out" list?

To actually do this project, which I had intended to do years ago and never did, will finally check that box off my list. My '03 540iT will be transformed into an M5iT rather soon. I'm in negotiation...
Forum: Parting Out 04-28-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Redshift
Feeler: 2003 E39 M62 V8 + auto trans 79k miles w/Dinan software

Hi all - I'll soon be transplanting an S62 powertrain from the M5 into my '03 540iT and will have a low mileage (79k) M62 engine with excellent Blackstone oil lab results, along with the auto trans...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-02-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Redshift
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Interior 04-01-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By Redshift
Black or Tan Glove Box with handle

Both tan and black available. These are the USA versions, not the Euro versions. Very good condition - you will need your original lock. Tan has about 30k miles on it and black has about 78k on it....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-01-2014, 07:01 AM
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Views: 117
Posted By Redshift
FS Hoosier A6 275/35/18 set of FIVE

Hoosier A6 tires; Set of 5 with plenty of life left. Size 275/35/18 - photos below. Price for all five: $400 cash.

Prefer local pick up (Raleigh, NC) but would consider shipping if buyer pays...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-01-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Redshift
FS: SSR GT-2 H 18x9.0 +18mm (set of 3/2/1)

Set of 3 (willing to sell singles or set of 2 and 1 single) SSR GT-2 H Size 18x9.0 - these are the original ones, very strong, great for track use or spares.

$125 each or take all 3 for $250.
...
Forum: Exterior 04-01-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By Redshift
E39 5 series side mirrors Sapphire Black

One needs new glass, and one is missing the painted shell. They are otherwise working perfectly and were removed from the car with only 30k miles on it back in 2006/2007.
...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-18-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By Redshift
WTB: SSR GT-2H 18x9 (no center cap needed)

Just need one to complete a set of 3 I have.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,806
Posted By Redshift
Sure, I am with you on that, but this is why I'm...

Sure, I am with you on that, but this is why I'm afraid to load my existing hitch even to half of capacity let alone near it. Can it handle it? Perhaps, but I'm not confident mechanically about it....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,806
Posted By Redshift
Gotcha, thanks. My U-haul hitch is rated the...

Gotcha, thanks. My U-haul hitch is rated the same, but given the weak mechanical mounting method, I'm not confident in it's ultra-tough condition capacity to tow a solid load up and down mountain...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,806
Posted By Redshift
Gotta be better than the U-Haul hitch I have now....

Gotta be better than the U-Haul hitch I have now. It's weak and attaches to the spare tire well. I need something beefier.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,806
Posted By Redshift
Can you tell me if an M rear bumper requires any...

Can you tell me if an M rear bumper requires any cutting? I wouldn't want to cut. My 03 540iT has the M rear bumper and I need a more solid hitch on it to carry more tongue (and overall) weight.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,641
Posted By Redshift
Dinan springs and Bilstein shocks.

Dinan springs and Bilstein shocks.
Forum: Performance 05-14-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By Redshift
forgot i had this - but still available!

forgot i had this - but still available!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,922
Posted By Redshift
I'm well aware of all that, but the fact is that...

I'm well aware of all that, but the fact is that you LOSE ride quality with lower profile tires and even more when you lower the car just by doing springs. He'd need a fully matched suspension to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,922
Posted By Redshift
He's not gonna love it if his car bottoms out...

He's not gonna love it if his car bottoms out over every pothole in his town. Sometimes we have to go for practicality and spine-preservation above appearance. I know that's hard for some of you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,922
Posted By Redshift
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Redshift
They came in yesterday. here they are off the...

They came in yesterday. here they are off the car:

http://www.smugmug.com/Vehicles/M5/i-XcPHvq9/0/L/IMG4552-L.jpg
http://www.smugmug.com/Vehicles/M5/i-jB6mjqP/0/L/IMG4551-L.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Redshift
$175 was the charge for the powdercoating and...

$175 was the charge for the powdercoating and logo. I had other charges for the rebuild including boots and dust seals.
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