Chicago Clearing Corporation served as a market maker for these $4,000 vouchers that were officially issued in 1993. The M5 was produced in four different versions based on intended export locations. Jack up all four corners of your vehicle. I suggest using four jack stands and slowly raising the vehicle to the required height. Left-hand drive (LHD) cars were equipped with 185TR390 metric alloy wheels, while right-hand drive (RHD) cars used 16×7.5 alloy wheels. Unfortunately, BMW chose to make the traction-control system on the manual cars undefeatable.
This S85 engine was normally mated to a seven-speed SMG automated manual, which was jerky and had some reliability issues. The content on this website has not been endorsed by BMW, nor has been verified for correctness by BimmerDIY (USE AT YOUR OWN RISK!). The BMW name and logos are registered trademarks of BMW AG and BMW North America, Inc. The E39 M5 is equipped with four-wheel vented disc brakes measuring 345 mm (13.58 in) in diameter in front and 328 mm (12.91 in) in diameter in the rear. On European-specification models, the rotors are of a «floating» two-piece design for reduced risk of cone distortion. The intent of the M-System cover was to divert heat from the brake assembly to increase cooling.
This manual tells you what to do and how and when to do it. Think automated clutches and oil pumps failing here and there. Farah learns this is just a few miles behind the wheel. He notes that it doesn’t feel weird at all, as some have claimed before, and considers it to be better.