I Bought & Fixed the Cheapest V10 BMW E60 M5 6-speed In The World - Project Raleigh: Part 1

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M539 Restorations

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Naturally aspirated V10 paired with a manual gearbox - does it get any better? Yes, if your garage is 5 minutes away from derestricted Autobahn. I bought the most "reliable" BMW and started fixing on it, it'll be a while before this astonishing car is ready to hit the Autobahn as it needs to pass German inspection first but follow along as I throw money at it and get it back into the shape it deserves to be.
T-shirts - teespring.com/stores/m539-restorations
ABS pump repair kit - www.ebay.de/itm/REPAIR-KIT-ABS-Pump-Motor-10-0212-10-0961-5DF0-5DF1-Carbon-Brushes-Refurb/133019812807
Find Liqui Moly oil and additives for your car - www.liqui-moly.com/en/service/oil-guide.html#oww:/api/v1/oww/101/DEU/ENG/1/
My 4-post lift by Twin Busch - www.twinbusch.de/product_info.php?products_id=82
BMW TIS repair manual - www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/

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Коментара
Svetoslav Kostadinov
Svetoslav Kostadinov Пре 5 сати
Nice video overall :)
Svetoslav Kostadinov
Svetoslav Kostadinov Пре 5 сати
Did you say this car is 2007? It looks like 2006 or older. (2007 and up for US market has different door panels)
Neiral
Neiral Пре 8 сати
bro we still be waiting for another episode, rlly trynna see this e60 m5 get back to a proper state, it looks so misstreated
Mostly My MK3 Mondeo
Mostly My MK3 Mondeo Пре 13 сати
i started following that hooptie chap after you mentioned it here, so he owes you a return shoutout...
mantas paulius
mantas paulius Пре 13 сати
Just repaint rear sway bar black, then German TUV wouldn't notice that it's aftermarket :D
Adam Gallant
Adam Gallant Пре дан
I had a e60 m5 - I called it my hot ex girlfriend. Huge pain in the ass but what a ride!
mike hay
mike hay Пре дан
anyone else see what looked like a light in the engine, when being reved at 32.27 weird
gerard l
gerard l Пре 2 дана
How ironic is it that BMW made a manual transmission for North America only? :)
Mitch Pchelarov
Mitch Pchelarov Пре 3 дана
I live in Raleigh and remember seeing this car for sale as well, was thinking of getting it and sending it back home to Bulgaria 😁
Muaz Qamar
Muaz Qamar Пре 3 дана
I've watched this video 4 times since the day it was uploaded. I know part 2 is coming soon but I can't wait
bmw racer
bmw racer Пре 4 дана
People who let a great car like this go to waste and treat it like crap don't deserve to own it or drive it.
mmerca
mmerca Пре 4 дана
First day: Omg how dirty is this car. Disgusting. Wonder how people can stay in this filth. But still, after many days of working in it, you still didn't clean it. Why?
Mr Joker
Mr Joker Пре 4 дана
Where is the next episode? Im asking Give a man more v10 🍻
Дмитрий Hammer
Дмитрий Hammer Пре 5 дана
Очень интересные у Вас видео, для меня как поклонника марки.
ChaosZombie999
ChaosZombie999 Пре 5 дана
230 thousand kilometers... jesus christ...
PompeyMatt17
PompeyMatt17 Пре 6 дана
9:58 bags of silica gel to absorb moisture in the car
Adrian Goudenhart
Adrian Goudenhart Пре 6 дана
Please please please put a nice Exhaust on this M5! I Can hear its soul Scream for one! 🏁😂
Gio
Gio Пре 7 дана
Waiting next ...🙏🤜🤛✊
Kurt Sumthinorother
Kurt Sumthinorother Пре 8 дана
Why do they care about an aftermarket sway bar? That's what happens when you have politicians making laws for no reason. A law by definition should be to protect people without damaging anyone unintentionally.
Markee Marc The Disco Man
Markee Marc The Disco Man Пре 8 дана
Idiot with a hammer - free. 😂🤣🤪 Coils made in China. There it is. China still making cheap and shoddy shite and selling it as good quality.
Wybe Eijsbouts
Wybe Eijsbouts Пре 10 дана
Still waiting on the update...
Nicholas Marangos
Nicholas Marangos Пре 11 дана
Hiiiii
altralazer
altralazer Пре 12 дана
Desperately waiting for Part 2 - when do you reckon it'll be ready? Great work by the way!
My name is Jeff
My name is Jeff Пре 14 дана
Where is part 2???
M539 Restorations
M539 Restorations Пре 14 дана
It's not done.
luiggi714
luiggi714 Пре 14 дана
That previous owner has no shame sending car pics with McDonalds inside to potential buyer lol
Beaver 314
Beaver 314 Пре 15 дана
part 2 sure takes a long time
Dark Knight Cars
Dark Knight Cars Пре 17 дана
I helped Petar find this car! You are lucky I almost bought it!
Mattman8569
Mattman8569 Пре 17 дана
Just watched! Can't wait till next video!!
Edgar
Edgar Пре 16 дана
Were waiting for 6months already :(
Bo-Göran Antonsson
Bo-Göran Antonsson Пре 17 дана
Where is part 2?
Thomas Skare
Thomas Skare Пре 18 дана
First time viewer! Amazing video, would love to see how this journey ended:)
Jason Domina
Jason Domina Пре 18 дана
How much does rod bearing service actually cost I want to buy one but if I have to do this every 50000 miles I must consider.
Gerjan Rubens
Gerjan Rubens Пре 19 дана
When are you begin working at this m5?
Xbox Master
Xbox Master Пре 20 дана
UPDATE!!!!!!!!
Herbie Rossiter
Herbie Rossiter Пре 20 дана
Coming up, its vanished
rashed Alnuaimi
rashed Alnuaimi Пре 20 дана
Will you change the cluster to euro cluster?
Usual Person
Usual Person Пре 21 дан
I can't wait any more for the second part!! Why you bully us?
Alan brzozowski
Alan brzozowski Пре 21 дан
@M539 Restorations thats what a bully would say :(
M539 Restorations
M539 Restorations Пре 21 дан
I'm not bullying anyone. Be patient.
Arne Polli
Arne Polli Пре 21 дан
Previous owner watching and getting insulted like 😐
Arne Polli
Arne Polli Пре 21 дан
Kinda ironic how they made a stickshifter for america and not for europe
Arne Polli
Arne Polli Пре 21 дан
@M539 Restorations but much less cars in the us are stickshifted why is the market there bigger ?
M539 Restorations
M539 Restorations Пре 21 дан
It's not, North American market is much bigger and they can sell them easier as there is customer demand.
madhausable
madhausable Пре 23 дана
I can't believe anyone would keep their car in such bad condition, let alone such an expensive and rare car. And then to try and sell it in that condition? Put in a few hours to clean it and add thousands.
memz balci
memz balci Пре 23 дана
Ohhhhh that’s madddd
Tori L
Tori L Пре 24 дана
Germany must not have a 25 year import rule or maybe because it's a German car it's okay?
Michel Nillesen
Michel Nillesen Пре 24 дана
Just found out about your videos, but I love them. Your technical knowledge is amazing. I myself own a E24 635csiA. Lovely car but significant older than your garage.
M C
M C Пре 25 дана
It's amazing how some ppl treat a $100+K car. If it was mine, I would treat it better than my kids 😆
Sándor Fehér
Sándor Fehér Пре 25 дана
Interior retrofit? Facelift is better that this old E.T. futuristic shit. 😅😉
Sándor Fehér
Sándor Fehér Пре 25 дана
Facelift door panel is imazing! 🤩 Center console switch panel compatibile? I'dont not... maybe... yes... BMW M5 e60 facelift exists 😇
Teflon Don HKS 50 caliber Barrett
Teflon Don HKS 50 caliber Barrett Пре 26 дана
I hope you didn't pay more than $400 for that piece of junk
Teflon Don HKS 50 caliber Barrett
Teflon Don HKS 50 caliber Barrett Пре 25 дана
@M539 Restorations okay good
M539 Restorations
M539 Restorations Пре 25 дана
I did.
Nestor vergara
Nestor vergara Пре 27 дана
2 part?
Horror-ble Gamer
Horror-ble Gamer Пре 28 дана
I hope you grow to over a million or more subscribers by the end of the year! The wealth of content you offer, bro, it's magnificent. Praise from South Africa.
Vedran Latin
Vedran Latin Пре 28 дана
Crushing the outer bearing race that will certainly shatter hard steel around - no glasses Running a small motor - I better put on safety glasses :):):) I'm guilty of the same crime though so maybe I should just shut up. Great videos, keep them coming
Lone Survivor
Lone Survivor Пре 29 дана
10:36 i‘ll eat you
Lone Survivor
Lone Survivor Пре 29 дана
Absolutly awesome intro
Dasha Kuznetsov
Dasha Kuznetsov Пре 29 дана
Well I have love seeing your rebuilds but not even close to cheapest in the world these sell were I live in Alberta Canada every other day for 5k CAN not USD 6000$
Rusty Shackleford
Rusty Shackleford Пре 29 дана
You have to love when someone starts a project like this and actually puts more than 3 minutes worth of content in the video. Nothing worse than having to sit through a 20 minute video to see 5 minutes worth of progress. Thanks for doing it right! Love the channel!
Rusty Shackleford
Rusty Shackleford Пре 29 дана
6:52 arnold schwarzenegger stopped by briefly
David Jacobs
David Jacobs Пре 29 дана
Fantastic, loving your episodes ❤
Rick T
Rick T Пре 29 дана
If you wouldn't mind could you give an idea on the shipping process along with a close ball park list of fee's?
Cormac Ó
Cormac Ó Пре 29 дана
Great video ,thanks for sharing. Looking forward to Part II. Subscribed.
wils pu
wils pu Пре месец
RONIN
LukaTheGarlic
LukaTheGarlic Пре месец
You've said you will never sell the car - have you changed your mind maybe? :D
fearman026
fearman026 Пре месец
Its not ok to power up in place you need to drive it
fearman026
fearman026 Пре месец
Sad jos ler gas da spusti
Marko
Marko Пре месец
I wonder what made the previous owner to not give a single shit about that car lol
Matty Ti
Matty Ti Пре месец
did you say 2017?? how can a car get that bad in such a short time
M539 Restorations
M539 Restorations Пре месец
I didn't say that.
BCK NKD
BCK NKD Пре месец
Brilliant video as they all are. You have great editing skills. I've been binge watching your old videos and it's pretty impressive what you've done and you managed to document it all professionally. I owned an E34. A special car... September '95 build 540i 6-speed. Anyway, I feel connected to the series, and you do a great job. Keep up the good work.
Andrei Bogdan
Andrei Bogdan Пре месец
Your intro's are awesome
Lorenzo Serra
Lorenzo Serra Пре месец
rewatching this just in time for the new vids, can't wait
LuxKadafi
LuxKadafi Пре месец
brutala auto
xXLegendXx70
xXLegendXx70 Пре месец
Wow only 6000 dollars for a running and driving E60 M5. That's cheap though. Awesome video as always man!
Dodgy Davo
Dodgy Davo Пре месец
OMG the inside is full of dead skin, I'd have vacuumed it out before doing anything else.
GTA V Editor Vids
GTA V Editor Vids Пре месец
How much can you make on it ???
M539 Restorations
M539 Restorations Пре месец
A lot but I'm keeping it.
Mario Turkalj
Mario Turkalj Пре месец
Oh man.....That engine....that sound....manual gearbox.....Real Bmw.To me engine sounds great,if it has problem with bearings....it will be knocking???That engine uses 10w-60 oil.Can the the other oil make damage to the engine if you wont push it hard/if you drive it normal in the city?
GeFeldz
GeFeldz Пре месец
LoL, that delivery driver was NOT impressed! =D I could see his thoughts like they were in a comic book think bubble "crazy moron, importing an ancient clapped out 5-series from the US... Doesn't he realise Bavaria is 250 km away?" He didn't seem to get more impressed with the explanation of it being a manual transmission one, either! =D
GeFeldz
GeFeldz Пре месец
It's very weird that the manual M5s were NA only... Upside down world. The BMW that engineered and produced the manual-only E39 M5 predecessor seems like a very different company. Manual transmissions are still the norm (i think, maybe that's changed by now) in europe. In Sweden, if you take your driver's license test with an automatic car, you can only drive automatic cars. I'm a bit strange for a swede, because i like automatic transmissions. I do love a solid manual transmission with nice and tight gearshifts and a nice feeling clutch to go with it, but for driving in town nothing beats an auto. I'm a land-barge kind of guy, though, my 1968 Cadillac DeVille convertible is about as good as cars get, DAT 700NM 7.7L V8! BIG cars with BIG torque and a comfortable ride are just awesome. Manual transmissions are for sporty cars and for sporty driving, in which case they're marvelous. I do miss my old 1981 BMW 323i...
Toronto Jay
Toronto Jay Пре месец
These were available with manual transmission!?
alie-bb- brybry
alie-bb- brybry Пре месец
Still cant find part 2
DutchClawz
DutchClawz Пре месец
Why would you take such poor care of your car when you drive an M5.. Having a car like that must mean that you care about cars at least some bit..
Mark Kofi
Mark Kofi Пре месец
People should be EMBARRASSED to have let a car get into this state. And for any Americans watching, I'm referring to the physical cleanliness of the car, not Florida, New York, Texas etc.
Mark Kofi
Mark Kofi Пре месец
Why didn't these E60 M5s ever come with fog lights?
Andrew4181975
Andrew4181975 Пре месец
I've driven quite a few of these M5s the E60 "Bangle" cars just look horrible, but the F1 derived V10 engine is really cool. At least , you don't have to look at it when you drive it. I'd still stay away from them because of all the complicated electrical issues. One interesting thing about these cars is that that Manual Transmission is from the previous "real" E39 M5 because BMW didn't want to design a special transmission just for the Americans that demanded a manual version of the car even though the take on the manual transmission was still low. Since you have both maybe you can verify this,but it makes sense.
Drey
Drey Пре месец
Can you please tell me the costs of shipping from us to Europe.
Chris Huertas
Chris Huertas Пре месец
makes me laugh that this vid has the most views on the channel but seems like your biggest challenge.
M539 Restorations
M539 Restorations Пре месец
It doesn't have the most views :)
Stephen Capel
Stephen Capel Пре месец
Good video,as a mechanic i find it amazing how many times i have a got a car cheap and a set of plugs fixes it it's unreal that people don't fix small things before they sell cheaply thinking it's fucked, good for people like us that tinker
Ben South
Ben South Пре месец
Nice video, enjoyed it!
Greg Laing
Greg Laing Пре месец
Wow! amazing car! So you cant have any aftermarket parts on a car in Germany?
Mark Wright
Mark Wright Пре месец
Colourful yes you can see the mismatched paint!
Ferrum Lynx
Ferrum Lynx Пре месец
Did you check the oil before revving it?
911delorean
911delorean Пре месец
Press the M button then rev it.
Axis Power Diesel
Axis Power Diesel Пре месец
As the tow driver crushes the porsche
Barış ÇETİN
Barış ÇETİN Пре месец
6 months. 6 MONTHS AND YOU STILL DIDN`T TOUCH IT
Barış ÇETİN
Barış ÇETİN Пре месец
And i love this channel so much. Keep going
M539 Restorations
M539 Restorations Пре месец
AND?
Radu Alexe
Radu Alexe Пре месец
omg If I only had three hands! Laughed my a$$ off Nicely told story, thanks !
୨ ୧
୨ ୧ Пре месец
That Bungle Butt is atrocious.
Rumah Kita
Rumah Kita Пре месец
how do you have North Carolina plates?
robin
robin Пре месец
will you be able to get it homologated in germany?
Shade Aaronberg
Shade Aaronberg Пре месец
Hi. Love the work you do. What company did you use to ship the M5 from USA to Germany?
Tolga Akyay
Tolga Akyay Пре месец
That's how I sold my 2007 520D, every single light on the dashboard :)
Don Heston
Don Heston Пре месец
Beautiful car what an awesome bye
PCisSuperior
PCisSuperior Пре месец
Great video, great car! A manual E60 M5 has always been a dream of mine, the S85 is just incredible. As a German living in the US I'm still hoping that one day I'll be able to make this a reality (without the need of importing one). I'm so glad you got lucky with the engine (so far). Are you planning on replacing the cockpit/dials with German/European ones (to have the speedometer properly in kmh)? I guess you'll have to recode the car to German spec anyway due to the different rules on car lights etc in the US.
joe martinez
joe martinez Пре месец
You're an IT guy. How did you learn all this stuff?
Florin Penciu
Florin Penciu Пре месец
Excellent work man again! Keep it up and looking forward for the next video.
Jim McCulloch
Jim McCulloch Пре месец
Great video, and i love it when we get more technical, i.e. strip down of ABS! Interested in how you bleed the brakes! Thank you :)
Budy Arto
Budy Arto Пре месец
Where is part 2??????
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