Standard fight to get the gearbox down, it was also a lot heavier than the fivespeed in the m64b44 swapped 535i e39 old vs new clutch Swapped gearlinkage bushings also, makes a big difference for the feel of the shifter
Analog Values 1 INPA, Battery VOltage, Air intake, Engine Speed, Coolant temperature, Throttle potentiometer, load Analog values 2 INPA Lambda Sensor voltage and other values, adaption value smoothness values INPA e39 540i
Decided it was a good time to swap the steering box while the engine was out of the car. 3.8 vs 3 in ratio something. Having replaced all of the other components in the suspension over the years, a fresh steering box was the last missing part for that new car feel. And it made […]
Swapping over the old engine harness to the new engine. The new M62B44 originally came from a car with an auto transmission, and therefore some of the plugs and connectors differed from the ones in my manual 535i. Replacing the steering box with the new one out of an M5 E39. The steering ratio is quicker(3 […]
Also found in the E36 328/E39 528/E36 M3 3.0 but with a different bellhousing than on my E39 535i 5 speed from 1997. ZF S5D 320Z has different oil depending on the label (apparently?), dont know why, but mine has the ATF fluid. Swapped the old ATF that had roughly 370k km on it with 1.3 […]
Removed the driveshaft, gearbox, exhaust and loosened the engine harness from the chassis. We kept the AC-compressor “in the car” aswell as the headers on the engine, this turned out to be really tight. Had to remove the radiator, engine mounts, aswell as right side engine mount bracket (AC-pump to keep the pressure of the […]
Swap of sway bar from stock 535i to a m5, same procedure as swapping a 540i to a m5 sway bar.
+ crappy enginemount