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post #1 of 8 Old 26th April 2013, 11:39 PM Thread Starter
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Just wanted to say HELLO!

Hello to all! I own a 2006 E60 M5 and of course love it. I sold for BMW for 6 years and briefly sold for Porsche, my wife and I are die hard BMW folks...she has a 2012 X5 5.0 blk/blk with the full napa and every option she could get, very fun truck!

I've been reading through the posts and also used the DIY threads for changing out my Thermostat and my Spark plugs (thanks for the great directions!!!) I have been trying to get the mapping stuff working, but seem to be hitting a wall each and every time....Will someone be so kind and hold my dumbass hand through this? I couldn't get the NCS expert to get up and going, also had issues with downloading the e60 euro trans(please PM if any of you are willing to share whats needed with me)....someone please help this dumb brit who is stuck in Minnesota! I'm not well versed in software and such, but my wife is an expert and will help too.

Happy to be here!

Cheers,

Simon

FYI-Have a Corsa exhaust system, then have performance filters in the intake and removed the Charcoal filters, the cats are being pulled in two weeks. This car is a daily driver for the next two years, its then being gutted and made a full time track car for myself, wife and eldest daughter.
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post #2 of 8 Old 26th April 2013, 11:56 PM
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Gotta love that Corsa, welcome to the board.

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2007 e60 m5 6MT Interlagos Blue; DINAN 3.91 Exploded @8x,xxx ; Performance Gearing (Blanton) 3.91 LSD 3 clutch, 30/50 ramps, R&P polished ; RPi Oil Cooler/Scoops; DINAN High Flow Air Mass Meter/Intake, DINAN strut, DINAN Monoballs, FastAttack Tune, w/Kung Fu grip!, Einhorn Industries Race Jedders, track pipe, and x-pipe; DINAN Section 3, DINAN LTW 19x9 ET18, 19x10 ET25, Michelin PSS 255/40/19 and 295/35/19, Macht Schnell 15mm spacers (front); FERODO FRP3000H race pads; StopTech BBK 6/4 380mm/35mm x 380mm/32mm w/SS lines; RDSport F/R sways; CKS coils w/swift springs, -2.0/-2.5 F/R camber; z3 1.9L SSK, with f10 shifter; RedLine B/S RDR off, F/R G1W-H, ALP w/GPS and BT. Euro MDM and DSC off. Fluids: Motul 7100 4T 10w60, Redline ShockProof Lightweight 75w140, Castrol SRF, Unicorn Jizz and Wolfpack Blood; Rod bearings replaced at 84,000 miles!!

1988 e28 m5 STROKER 420bhp 91 octane(Paul Burke s38b39); VAC LTW flywheel; MegaSquirt G2 DME; Euro RestoMod track car: caged, 6 point FIA harness, FIA Sabelt GT-160 seats...AC/heater, interior, sunroof, rear seat delete; Euro Headers, dump valve, and race cats; z3 1.9L ssk and ZHP shifter; custom Ground Control Coilovers/camber plates; Mason Engineering front/rear strut bars; Brembo 6/4 BBK; 17x8 BBS RK w/Dunlop StarSpec II; undergoing Euro restoration, building the sub 2,400lb e28 CSL ///Motorsport never built. 5.71lbs/hp

1996 FZJ 80; LOCKED; Factory TRD Supercharger; Expo/Overland/Backcountry Rig; custom sleeper/drawer system, full rock armor, 33"s on 2.5" OME Heavy Lift; Rigid LEDs F/R; 227,000 miles and counting.
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fastattackmotorsports.com because JColley!

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RPI GTS Exhaust
RPI SV1 Oil Cooler
RPI Jet Hot Coated Headers
Snow Performance Water / Methanol Injection System.
10.1:1 Low Compression Engine Build / Mahle Custom Pistons / Carrillo Rods / Custom Fuel System / Custom Rod Bearings.
KW V3 Coilovers
Dinan Rear Sway Bar / Dinan Front Roll Control / Dinan Monoballs.
Daily Setup: 3 Pc ADV.1 05 wheels F 20x9 / 255/35/20 R 20x10.5 / 295/30/20 / Michelin PSS Tires
12mm Rogue Engineering Spacers.
Track Setup: Apex Arc-8 wheels F 18x9 / Hoosier A6 P245/40ZR-18 R 18x10.5 / Hoosier A6 P315/30ZR-18.
Vorsteiner Rep Hood / Gloss Black Roof Wrap / Smoked LED Side Markers / Limo Tint
Custom Headlights with Orion V2 Rings / LCI Fins / LCI Clear Eyebrows
Custom Blacked Out LCI Tail Lights and Miranda Bruce V6.1 Cables
Hartge Rep Urethane Front Lip
AC Schnitzer Roof Spoiler
Matte Black Kidneys Grills / Gloss Black Side Gills / Gloss Black Rear M5 Emblem / Black/White CF Hood &Trunk Roundel / Rear Bumper Mesh / M5 Puddle lights
Electric Fold Away Front License Plate Frame
CF Rear Diffuser / CF Side Skirt Extensions /CF Rear Side Extensions.
White LED Interior Lighting / Black/White CF Steering Wheel Roundel
Alcantara-CF Flat Bottom Steering Wheel
SS Handbrake Handle/Pedals
Hardwired Valentine 1
P3Cars BMW E60 Vent Integrated Digital Interface
Custom SC Kit Color Scheme.
Mirror Fold-up / Window Roll-up / Sunroof Closure / Auto S5 at Start up / Euro Launch Control / iDrive Acceptance Delete / Rev Limiter 8600 / Top Speed Limiter Removed.
RD Sports 6 Piston F 380/35mm and 4 Piston R 380/32mm Big Brake Kit.
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The journey continues......

Dynojet 698rwhp / 498ft lb trq.
Old 60-130mph 8.29secs....new time to come.

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2001 Porsche 996 Twin Turbo, GT3 rear sway bar, Rennline CF front strut bar, Tarrett drop links and toe links, GT3 control arms, BC coilovers, Sharkwerks EVOM tune, RPi exhaust, Sharkwerks sports clutch, HRE 540r wheels, K16 Billet turbos, GTRS Intercoolers: 535rwhp, 550ft lbs trq.
2006 BMW M5 VT2-650 low compression supercharged: 698rwhp on Dynojet.
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post #7 of 8 Old 27th April 2013, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
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Hi Lads,

Cheers! This is a very helpful forum, the DIY threads are really outstanding! Clearly there is a very good group of bimmer people here and I'll try my best to contribute in a positive way.
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