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Rosie last won the day on November 21 2017

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    E39 M5

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  1. Rosie

    Rough m5

    Are you talking about the grommet that holds the solenoid to the board? It is used to locate the solenoid in the board and isn’t technically necessary.
  2. Rosie

    Rough m5

    Posts on M5 Board say that the Viton seals shred and you need to use the Genuine BMW “D” seals No, leave them off.
  3. Rosie

    540 Sport T Bar removal

    Yes, the M5 grille in my picture is the BMW part. Any car with the “Drain Pipe” trims has been modified or is aftermarket. I have no association or knowledge of the companies or products in those 2 links - they’re just what I found with a quick look on the internet - but that is what you’ll need if you want to fit a M5 look mesh grille to a Sport.
  4. Rosie

    540 Sport T Bar removal

    If you remove the T bar trim from the Sport grille, you end up with a funny looking moulding that holds the trim on. The M5 grille doesn’t have mesh at the edges to allow air through the brake ducts on non M5’s. (Unless you fit those ugly round drain pipe trims). That leaves aftermarket mesh grilles from the likes of friends in Latvia:- https://protuning.lv/en/59560-e39-95-03-front-bumper-m5-grill https://armandoparts.lv/en/restes/51302-bmw-e39-reste-bamperī-mtech-51112495280.html
  5. Rosie

    540i M62 / B10 V8 facelift coolant change

    Turn it the full 90. (I was going off memory when I said 45 but I pulled the drain plug out of the bottom of my radiator yesterday and I can confirm it is 90)
  6. Rosie

    E39 540i thrust arm / Steering linkage stuck

    You could try removing the pitman arm - but they’re usually very tight on the splines. Otherwise, you may have to cut that bolt.
  7. Rosie

    E39 540i thrust arm / Steering linkage stuck

    Turn the steering full lock to the right so the centre track rod moves over to the left.
  8. Rosie

    540i M62 / B10 V8 facelift coolant change

    No, brute force shouldn’t be necessary. If you break the fitting, you’ll be in strife. Wiggle as you’re pulling it down (out) - the O ring will be holding it - once it starts to move it will then come out. You could try some penetrating spray in there.
  9. Rosie

    E39 m5 brake disc and hub

    I can’t help you with the parts unfortunately, but I’m interested in this project of yours. What Brembo calipers are you using?
  10. Rosie

    High obc retrofit for 2019

    It’s pretty rare that an EWS fault will let the starter crank.
  11. Rosie

    High obc retrofit for 2019

    What’s the actual fault description?
  12. Rosie

    High obc retrofit for 2019

    I would say your starting issue is probably a continuation of your power issue and probably your underseat fuel pump failing.
  13. Rosie

    High obc retrofit for 2019

    Did you add the 2 additional earth wires?
  14. Rosie

    Rough m5

    Did you take any photos of the ISTA final report?
  15. Rosie

    Bluetooth headscratcher....

    You can’t plug the Motorola transceiver module in with the ULF cradle plugged in - it needs the Motorola interface plugged into the centre console as well. You also need to reset the I-Bus to ensure proper operation. The Gen 13 is the last (and best) ULF Module (although any one from Gen 5 up works fine with any I-phone - https://store.bimmernav.com/blogs/installation/history-and-comparison-of-bmw-ulf-modules) Fitting a BT module into the BM54 will not give any display or control through the OBM. You’re 95% of the way to getting the ULF working - a little more troubleshooting and a little positive input from the forum and you’ll be there.
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