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/// The Stig's 2005 E60 M5 'Magnum Opus'

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by thestig, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. thestig

    thestig resident misanthrope

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    And then, this happened.....
    Full Service History.

    2005 BMW E60 M5 (NB92)
    - 0-100kph: 4.4sec
    - Standing 1/4 mile: 12.5sec
    - Top Speed 326Kph (204Mph)
    - 50:50 Weight distribution

    BMW Motorsport Division 5.0L V10 S85B50 Engine
    features:
    - 378 kW (507 hp) @ 7750rpm
    - 520 Nm (384 lbft) @ 6100rpm
    - Redline @ 8250rpm
    - 12.0:1 Compression Ratio
    - 90 degree bank angle
    - Cast aluminum block with bed plate design split at the crankshaft axis
    - Cast aluminum heads with four valves per cylinder
    - CNC machined ports and combustion chambers
    - Quasi-dry sump lubricating system
    - 10 individual electronically controlled throttle butterflies
    - Double VANOS system which varies both intake and exhaust cam phasing
    - Valves actuated through non-rotating inverted bucket cam followers
    - Oil-cooled, forged aluminum pistons from Mahle Motorsport
    - Forged steel crankshaft with counterweights, shared crankpins
    - Uneven firing interval of 90 or 54 degrees.
    - Firing Order: 1-6-5-10-2-7-3-8-4-9.
    - "Ionic current" knock control

    Getrag SMG III single-clutch 7 speed semi-automatic transmission
    - Shifts gear in 65 milliseconds
    - Downshift assist
    - Hill holder
    - Pseudo Automatic mode
    3.985 (1st), 2.652 (2nd), 1.806 (3rd), 1.392 (4th), 1.159 (5th), 1.000 (6th) and 0.833 (7th); final drive ratio 3.620:1.

    Variable M Differential
    - using shear pump, viscous silicon fluid, and multi-disc clutch.

    M-Tech Performance Exhaust (Soon to be replaced with Miesterschaft GTC System)
    - Hi Flow Headers with integrated CAT
    - Twin 2.5" System
    - 4 x M-Tech Mufflers
    - 4 x 2.75" Tips

    M-Tech Performance Brakes
    Four-wheel vented and cross-drilled brake discs with two-piece rotors, 2 pot calipers
    Front: 374 x 36 mm
    Rear: 370 x 24 mm
    ABS & EBD
    Automatic Brake Drying

    All aluminium MacPherson strut front suspension
    All aluminium multi-link rear suspension.
    - Electronic Damper Control (Magnetic Damper control technology)
    - Lowered Suspension (not sure what's there, need a closer look, about 1" lower than stock)
    - 26.5 mm front and 18 mm rear anti-roll bars.

    Dynamic Stability Control / Traction Control
    Launch Control
    Real time Tyre Pressure monitoring
    Multimode Heads Up Display (Tacho, Nav, Cruise Control & Check Control Messages)
    Electric M-Sports Seats with Active bolster support (also heated)
    M-Sports Leather Steering Wheel
    Electric Windows
    Electric Sunroof
    Electric Anti-glare side mirrors (auto dipping during reverse)
    Electric Rear Sunblind
    Electrochromatic auto dimming rearview mirror
    Parking Sensors w/ Parking Distance Control
    Cruise Control w/ Braking Function
    Multizone HVAC
    Keyless Entry/Central Locking
    Electric Boot Release
    Heated Windscreen with Rain Sensor
    Rear side sunblinds
    Airbags:
    - dual front airbags
    - front and rear side airbags
    - full-length curtain airbags

    Xenon HID Projector Headlamps with Angel Eyes and motorized washers

    iDrive integrated vehicle operating system (6.5" Monitor)
    - 2D/3D GPS Navigation
    - Audio, FM/AM, CD (7 Stacker)
    - Digital TV, DVD Player
    - Factory Bluetooth
    - Vehicle Status/Diagnostics
    Premium 13 Speaker Logic7 Audio with twin 8" Subwoofers

    Paint - Intalagos Blue Metallic (A30)
    Leather Interior - Silverstone Grey (X3A9)
    Fine Brushed Aluminium Trim

    19" Factory BBS Wheels, semi gloss black Front: 19x8.5" (ET12) Rear: 19x9.5" (ET28)
    Pirelli P-Zero Rosso Rubber, Front:255/40R19 Rear: 285/35R19

    Currently pulling 14.3L per 100Km combined

    Production Plant: Dingolfing, Southern Bavaria, Germany
    Production Date: 2005-03-17

    Odometer: 82,300km

    Engine Oil: 10 liters Liqui Moly Race Tech GT1 10W60

    Check out /// The Stig's 1992 535i M Spec and/or /// The Stig's '09 E70 M Oiler

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  2. thestig

    thestig resident misanthrope

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    Peace Out!
     
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    immortality Moderator Staff Member

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    Nice!

    Great engine in those M5's :)
     
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    wraith Hand over the dog bikkies

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    Love those cars but that white interior and the Dame Edna headlights........
     
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    thestig resident misanthrope

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    I understand your headlight comment but feel it's a little out of date. The headlight design has aged well, I agree they were a 'bit much' when the car was first released.

    As for the white interior, do I look like I have issues keeping cars clean??

    ;)
     
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    thestig resident misanthrope

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    I find myself driving just for the sake of the sound the V10 makes.
     
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    wraith Hand over the dog bikkies

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    Haha yes well. White interior is just personal preference due to my laziness. Those V10s sound ridiculous with a decent exhaust.
     
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    Can definitely understand that feeling.
     
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    Trayner Fresh prince of Pakky

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    love that blue colour , so good in the sun and a real dark in the night time
     
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    thestig resident misanthrope

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    Here is the oil analysis report I had done on the engine prior to purchase:

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    How much do the UOA's cost?
     
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    thestig resident misanthrope

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    US$28.00, plus postage of your sample to them. They send out the kit free of charge. You can register at: http://www.blackstone-labs.com/

    More information on each of the parameters can be found here, click on gas/diesel and mouse over each parameter for an explanation.
     
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    Luxo Beast....nice !
     
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    thestig resident misanthrope

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    Die S85B50 Hochdrehzahlmotor

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    wraith Hand over the dog bikkies

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    thestig resident misanthrope

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    So I ordered, and recently received, a DCAN/K-Line switchable cable with additional 20pin adapter.

    It can be used with a bunch of interesting software including:

    EDIABAS/INPA/ELDI/KFP/NCSExpert
    TIS (BMW Dealer Software)
    DIS (BMW Dealer Software)
    SSS Progman (BMW Dealer Software)

    This will allow me to do some coding and open up a world of diagnostic phun on all 3 of my BMWs. The E34 uses the old style 20 pin adapter, the E60 uses OBD-II (K-line), and the E70 OBD-II (DCAN).

    I also recently received my membership to the BMW Car Club of Victoria.

    Getting hold of the software, properly configuring it and having it running on a suitable laptop is a detailed and time consuming process, however, the level of access it provides to the various control modules in the car(s) is quite impressive. Definitely worth the effort.

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    Much savings to be had as I've now no real reason to visit the $tealership
     
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