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

thestig

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

2005 BMW E60 M5 (NB92)
- 0-100Kph: 4.4sec
- 0-200Kph: 13.1sec
- Standing 1/4 mile (402.34m): 12.5sec @ 192Kph
- 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
- Bore and Stroke: 92mm x 75.2 mm
- 12.0:1 Compression Ratio
- 90 degree bank angle
- Cast aluminum block with bed plate design split at the crankshaft axis
- Cylinder offset: 17 mm (no liners)
- CNC machined ports and combustion chambers
- Cast aluminum heads with four valves per cylinder and hydraulic lifters
- Cam duration (SAE) 268°/260°, lift 11.7/11.5 mm
- Double VANOS system which varies both intake and exhaust cam phasing
- Adjustment of camshafts: intake 60°, exhaust 37°
- Valves actuated through non-rotating inverted bucket cam followers
- Diameter of the inlet valves 35 mm, exhaust – 30.5 mm, stem diameter 5 mm
- Oil-cooled (via nozzle), forged aluminum alloy pistons from Mahle Motorsport
- Pistons weigh 481.7 grams, including piston pins and rings.
- Cylinder compression height: 27.4 mm
- Lightweight connecting rods (length: 140.7 mm)
- Rods with bearing shells weigh 623 grams.
- 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.
- Quasi-dry sump lubricating system
- Siemens MS S65 engine management
- Fuel injectors – 356 cc/min (500kPa)
- "Ionic current" knock control
- 10 individual electronically controlled throttle butterflies
- 2 x K&N Hi flow performance panel air filters (33-2350 & 33-2352) Originally OEM (Mahle) disposable paper filters
- Equal length exhaust header 5-1, w/ integrated catalytic converter
- Specific power: 75.6kW/l (101.4hp/l)
- Dry weight: 240kg

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.

Meisterschaft GTC Stainless Steel Cat Back Exhaust System (Originally "Stock" M-Tech Performance Exhaust)
- Twin 70mm Catback System
- 4 x 90mm Tips
- Bimodal (with wireless remote): 4 x Mufflers, or 2 x Straight pipes!
"Think GT3 Carrera Cup Race Car, if not, LOUDER!" - Reaper.
Not convinced? Turn up your speakers and click here

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 Harman Kardon Logic7 Audio with twin 8" Subwoofers
- Dension Gateway 500S (custom install)

Paint - Interlagos 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 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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immortality

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Nice!

Great engine in those M5's :)
 

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

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Love those cars but that white interior and the Dame Edna headlights........
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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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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love that blue colour , so good in the sun and a real dark in the night time
 

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How much do the UOA's cost?
 

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Luxo Beast....nice !
 

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That exhaust manifold is a work of art
 

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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.

Some photos below of my initial connection to the M5.









Much savings to be had as I've now no real reason to visit the $tealership
 
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On Tuesday morning at 7:00am I received an email from The President of the BMW Car Club of Victoria asking if South Yarra BMW could borrow my car for the day as they were short an E60 for the legacy display at that evening's launch event for the new G30 5 series.

Nothing like last minute pressure.

I instantly agreed with no thought of any kind of compensation other than the satisfaction of having my car on display along side other great BMWs in one of the most prestigious dealerships in the country.

Only later did I find out they planned to lend me a brand new (30kms on the clock) F20 for the day, as well as giving me a brand new G30 for the weekend.

I also received an invite to the event. Here's the photographic evidence of the evening's proceedings.

The hospitality was second to none, my pride and joy was treated with total reverence. The food was delicious, the drink plentiful and the staff totally professional. Well done to the entire South Yarra BMW team!

Left to Right, F10, E60, E39.


My favorite.





The new G30 - Mat Red Wrap with Chinese Year of the Rooster gold embellishment, I wonder who their target market is?




Gold Foil i8 - I guess the future is here


Although this was supposed to be the launch of the G30, the G12 stole the show, not officially launched until May, and the only example currently in Australia, I briefly got my mitts on the m760Li x-drive. I can't wait until I can afford to be the 5th owner of one of these cars. V12 600hp Limo that rockets to 100kph in 3.7 sec. "Winston, I have heard a lot of old boys down at the club talking about something called a 'burnout' ?"







As always, Peace Out!
 
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Sounds like a great experience, although not sure leaning against the car is total reverence.

.....my pride and joy was treated with total reverence.

 
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