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Warning!
Scalding hazard!
These tasks should only be carried out on an exhaust system that has cooled down!

Replacing final muffler BMW M5 E39, BMW Z8 E52

Carry over length of new rear muffler to installed rear muffler.
Mark out cutting points.

Replacing final muffler BMW M5 E39, BMW Z8 E52

Cut exhaust pipes with special tool 00 2 210 at marked points and deburr.

Replacing final muffler BMW M5 E39, BMW Z8 E52

BMW M5 E39 only:

Release nuts (1) on inside of rear muffler.

Installation:

Replace self-locking nuts.

Install rubber mounts for suspension from body on new rear muffler.

Replacing final muffler BMW M5 E39, BMW Z8 E52

Release nuts (1) on outside of rear muffler.Installation:

Replace self-locking nuts.

Install rubber mounts for suspension from body on new rear muffler.

Replacing final muffler BMW M5 E39, BMW Z8 E52

BMW Z8 E52 only:

Release nuts on rear muffler.

Installation:

Replace self-locking nuts.

Install rubber mounts for suspension from body on new rear muffler.

Replacing final muffler BMW M5 E39, BMW Z8 E52

BMW E39 and E52:

Connect new rear muffler and center muffler by means of clamping sleeve.

Note:

Cutting point is in middle of clamping sleeve.

Replacing final muffler BMW M5 E39, BMW Z8 E52

Installation:

Align exhaust system and clamping sleeve in such a way that there is sufficient spacing to adjoining components.