My Cheap BMW M5 Is FINALLY FINISHED (Thanks to a Wire Hanger???)

  • Published: 15 March 2019
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  • Enrico Bertram
    Enrico Bertram  6 hours back

    The shift directions:
    If you accelerate, it is much more easy to pull the Lever for shifting up. Pushing the lever would be against the inertial force. The same is valid for shifting down the opposite way. (Seems you did not drive the car too long to appreciate they did it the right way)

    Automatic shifting:
    Yes, the automatic shifts are not nice - but even as an american you will get used to manually shift this car by Lever or paddles and finally you will appreciate the pleasure to shift on your own instead of let the car do everything! (Remember YOU are the one, who drives and YOU should be the one, who decides when to shift - otherwise, just do not buy an M car! ;) )
    If you are in higher rev ranges the shifts will be completely fine. I suggest using the second to last speed setting. (AFAIK the speed setting in manual mode will remain at the last setting. The automatic setting will revert to the standard level 2 after each start)

    • Roy Visser
      Roy Visser  11 hours back

      I respect u sir. I drive a e38 740i and for me it costs alot of money to maintain. For now i have purchased everything to keep it running. I also go to a bmw specialist and the last fix were my shocks and that costed alot. In my opinion its worth it im afraid that i will never be able to enjoy a car more then this. All the E cara coming now

      • interalian
        interalian  13 hours back

        At 9:12 the gripe about the shifter being "backward"? Think about this. You're hard on the gas. 500hp screaming to redline. You need to upshift, and right now. The acceleration forces naturally help you upshift with a rearward pull. Opposite when you're hard on the brake and you want a lower gear, the braking force helps you push the lever forward. Otherwise you're always working against the forces. Quite logical.

        I had an Infiniti with a slush box and its manual mode was push forward to upshift and pull back to downshift. Following the logic in the video, you're always working against the forces instead of with them. And one HUGE issue that happened to me more than once with this Infiniti: sometimes after driving for a while in manual, I'd put it back in auto, then forget I'd done so. After stopping, I'd go to upshift manually and put the trans in neutral (since it was in the auto gate, not manual). Not a good thing for the engine, as it would then rev furiously.

        I appreciate that my '08 535 (with the infamous N54 twin turbo) has a manual mode in the auto shifter that works the same way as the M5.

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          • stefan brzeczyszczykiewicz

            My dad has 330d m3 make and has active steering wheel error

            • stefan brzeczyszczykiewicz

              Delphi 40 quid on ebay

              • stefan brzeczyszczykiewicz

                Haha what faults on computer Delphi??????

                • Pamela Bradford
                  Pamela Bradford  20 hours back

                  Interesting simple cure to a complex problem, it just goes to show, experience is gold when diagnosing mechanical issues.
                  Spanner heads rule!

                  • ToniDD
                    ToniDD  21 hours back

                    Yes , u are right , u are not the right guy to own a legendary Bmw m5 v10 .

                    • Est Tube
                      Est Tube  1 days back

                      dO yOu NeEd To TaKe mY cOlLeGe MoNey AGaiN?

                      • Mike Who?
                        Mike Who?  1 days back

                        The beeping at minute 10:00 is the hour marker on the car it will beep three times on the hour. FYI

                        • Mert Gyunay
                          Mert Gyunay  1 days back

                          Tried to do burnout failed and blamed the car.... Smh bro learn to drive pls

                          • Jeffrey Tankink
                            Jeffrey Tankink  1 days back

                            And that people is way you buy a Merc😅

                            • Alex Martinez
                              Alex Martinez  2 days back

                              “ I purchased a Lambo Gallardo for $20k with E-gear and over 60k miles and I’m hear to report that is sooo expensive to fix. Everything needs to be replaced! I’m shocked and will be an echo chamber for all other videos. 90% on all the bad and 10% on all the phenomenally amazing aspects of a truly amazing machine. Who should have though a $100k car retail would be costly to operate.”
                              Drive the car like a Manual and let off gas every time you would if you had a stick in between the two front seat!!! Get way more seat time and miles and STOP CRYING. It is a V10 PHENOMINAL ENGINE THY BELONGS IN A SUPERCAR. Also stop talking so much about money and more on the dang car!

                              Up is downshift bc while heavy braking you push up and while accelerating naturally you pull back. All this stuff will come to you if you drive way more before giving your review which is way closer to first impressions. Like a person, special cars take time to learn the true character. I’d rather have manual which is available but SMG III has character as II can feel each gear which has charm like a manual. Not everyone wants laser fast shift and if II do, buy another car. I like your videos but if we claim to be car guys we need to cut all the negative talk and focus on the positives, mention the negatives and be realistic on the experience as a whole. F10 is faster with fast DCT yet way less exciting bc it’s too civil. A lion that acts like a house cat is no longer a true lion.

                              • Donavin Silvera
                                Donavin Silvera  2 days back

                                9:55 owning any bmw theirs a lot of beeps good beeps and bad beeps 😂😂😂

                                • Dusan Grubor
                                  Dusan Grubor  3 days back

                                  i think the beeping sound on @9:55 is the clock, beeps when it's a full hour...

                                  • George Coleman
                                    George Coleman  3 days back

                                    Mode 1 is for snow ❄️

                                    • Matthew Lahman
                                      Matthew Lahman  5 days back

                                      Nice seats, do they sit more upright than the usual 5 series seating position which is more angled back (front of seat bottom is higher than rear).

                                      • Rabeah Karram
                                        Rabeah Karram  6 days back

                                        Your awesome keep going I love these projects man : )

                                        • GatorM
                                          GatorM  1 weeks back

                                          BMW has taken a great driving machine and let technology make them a complete POS* I dont like many of them past the E46 and E39. Anything newer than that has tons of unnecessary gadgets that ruin the reliability of the car.

                                          • Steven Kellerman
                                            Steven Kellerman  1 weeks back

                                            how do people in murica manage to break everything that is reliable

                                            • Steven Kellerman
                                              Steven Kellerman  2 days back

                                              +Keith Cannon then again a friend of mine bought an old e36 m3 which was the most unreliable vehicle he ever had, due to buying the cheapest one he could find, besides that cars like this bmw aren't made to be fixed on a budget, if there are faults on it you have to fix them not bypass them or use wire's not an old e30

                                            • Steven Kellerman
                                              Steven Kellerman  2 days back

                                              +Keith Cannon I drive an mk2 Mazdaspeed 3 which are known apparently for blowing their engine rods and mountings, mine however shows no signs of this, mostly it's not the car but the owner or past owner, my brother had a 2000 Land Rover Discovery 2, which never leaked any oil or water and never overheated lol

                                            • Keith Cannon
                                              Keith Cannon  2 days back

                                              +Steven Kellerman
                                              These things are well known to kill the VANOS pump, eat rod and main bearings in as little as 25k miles not to mention utterly destroy their single disc clutch and the hydraulic servo system in the SMG transmission.
                                              Other than that the car was great.
                                              As if all of that does not cost more than the cost of one of these with decent miles today.
                                              So yeah ...they are well known to be ticking time bombs.
                                              There are numerous examples of cars like this.
                                              The 2005 Audi RS4 is a brilliant car that can be had for less than 10k because the timing chain guides on the back of the engine will grenade and take out the entire engine at any moment.
                                              1999-2007 Honda minivans eat their transmissions are 90-130k is a well known problem.
                                              Dozens of cars are manufactured with similar ailments.
                                              No point trying to act like they don't exist.
                                              If you want to buy one then go for it...roll the dice!
                                              I won't be trying my luck with any of them though!

                                            • Steven Kellerman
                                              Steven Kellerman  3 days back

                                              +Keith Cannon My father's boss had one of these he bought second-hand, considering he used to take it somewhat offroad due to the roads to their depo the only thing that ever broke was the VANOS system and that was after 200000km with him basically flooring it from startup

                                            • Keith Cannon
                                              Keith Cannon  3 days back

                                              No one with any sense has ever called this year M5 reliable!
                                              Definitely the best /worst M5.
                                              If you know this car then you know what I mean!
                                              Such an awesome car that the engine and transmission both eat themselves!

                                          • mplewp
                                            mplewp  2 weeks back

                                            Its not unreliable. Its just purchased by stupid people who think they know better . And brought to garages with M colours across the walls but no certified dealer flag .

                                            • ts 911
                                              ts 911  2 weeks back

                                              Thise isnz thrue e60 is ok car problem is in owners

                                              • jaja smile
                                                jaja smile  2 weeks back

                                                same problem with the O5 M3 transmissions

                                                • jjray
                                                  jjray  2 weeks back

                                                  The Ford Focus has a transmission similar to this car. Only in the sense that the focus has a computer controlled manual transmission. The focus is terrible and lags when shifting and sort of backfires. They have transmission recalls.

                                                  • jason lawrence
                                                    jason lawrence  2 weeks back

                                                    Another issue is you bought a 2006 m5 first us model year with all issues....those issues were sorted outed in 2008 and perfected in 2010

                                                    • jason lawrence
                                                      jason lawrence  2 weeks back

                                                      Idk why everyone scared of this car...I’ve owned a 06 and currently an 08 and put over 100k miles on both and never had any issues beside oil cooler

                                                      • M Mocan
                                                        M Mocan  2 weeks back

                                                        The color is very very very nice !!!!!

                                                        • Brett Clausen
                                                          Brett Clausen  3 weeks back

                                                          BMW over priced Junk all of them are idiots for paying all that money something and fuck up all the time

                                                          • Mr P_orno
                                                            Mr P_orno  3 weeks back

                                                            You are a good salesman in selling the idea of not buying that car

                                                            • Screamingbag
                                                              Screamingbag  3 weeks back

                                                              that beping was the clock telling you its a new hour

                                                              • Jochen Stacker
                                                                Jochen Stacker  3 weeks back

                                                                So we now know how to fix an M5.
                                                                Spend thousands and thousands of dollars on it.
                                                                Then realise it's still broken and spend a few more thousands on it.
                                                                Then you're nearly there, you just need to spend a few more thousands on it.

                                                                • James Campagna
                                                                  James Campagna  3 weeks back

                                                                  Too bad this isn't the LCI model.

                                                                  • Redsen 111
                                                                    Redsen 111  3 weeks back

                                                                    Doug DeHoovie

                                                                    • Thomas Stewart
                                                                      Thomas Stewart  3 weeks back

                                                                      Your an idiot

                                                                      • jason nikolli
                                                                        jason nikolli  3 weeks back

                                                                        That's cheap for 6500 in Europe u won't find a m5 that cheap

                                                                        • jlv Ca
                                                                          jlv Ca  3 weeks back

                                                                          Can the car wizard put a new frame on an e320? I need a god

                                                                          • kristjan pirc
                                                                            kristjan pirc  3 weeks back

                                                                            this why you get a manual

                                                                            • Titan mukungurutse
                                                                              Titan mukungurutse  3 weeks back

                                                                              If u don't sell that thing. Motor is going to go lol . save ur self the pain

                                                                              • Titan mukungurutse
                                                                                Titan mukungurutse  3 weeks back

                                                                                +Giray Kharizzma lol ok used to run a used car dealership those and the 745s are moving grenades.

                                                                              • Giray Kharizzma
                                                                                Giray Kharizzma  3 weeks back

                                                                                Titan mukungurutse it won’t go if u know how to take care of it

                                                                            • Titan mukungurutse
                                                                              Titan mukungurutse  3 weeks back

                                                                              Single warning for today 🤣🤣 I drove one these death traps 🤣🤣 for a month that had 20k was trash.

                                                                              • Ruoyu Li
                                                                                Ruoyu Li  3 weeks back

                                                                                Hoovy you look way older than 32.

                                                                                • DolphinDivingChamp
                                                                                  DolphinDivingChamp  3 weeks back

                                                                                  I'm not sure why you didn't buy the car in a manual... Literally makes no sense to me

                                                                                  • 6SPD V10
                                                                                    6SPD V10  3 weeks back

                                                                                    That’s why I bought a manual, you would love a manual. Want to drive mine next time you are in Florida?

                                                                                    • 6SPD V10
                                                                                      6SPD V10  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Congrats and nice meeting you with Freddy at Amelia

                                                                                      • Austin Mergell
                                                                                        Austin Mergell  3 weeks back

                                                                                        well my trucks leaf spring was "fixed" with a metal hanger. the leaf spring broke sometime within the first 5 years. we bought it when it was 5 years old and the leaf spring had already snapped, its a 3 leaf and somehow they snapped the middle one.

                                                                                        • BimmerTom
                                                                                          BimmerTom  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Woohoo!! Feel free to work your magic on my Z4 haha

                                                                                          • patrice fournier
                                                                                            patrice fournier  3 weeks back

                                                                                            lol broken transmission try a 2015 Cherokee you will see a real broken transmission

                                                                                            • yinolege y
                                                                                              yinolege y  3 weeks back

                                                                                              Great video! Love to watch and hear about that model year M5!