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20th April 2017 05:12 AM
whit32 Hi, new E60 M5 owner checking in!

2008, 6MT, 62k miles, Black Sapphire over Silverstone Merino full leather. Absolutely in love. It's the 11th BMW I've owned and the best car I've ever owned (my 2002 Porsche 911 is a near-tie for best car I've ever owned).

I looked on and off for over a year for a decent 6MT. Black exterior wasn't my first choice, but the price and mileage were right, plus I was holding out for a LCI car, with full leather, non-black interior and ventilated seats.

Interestingly, this car did NOT have DSC-off enabled (06/2007 build, and DSC-off was standard in 09/2007), which is good news for the drivetrain. Had that coded in at the dealer last week. I have a lift in my garage and plan to do the rod bearings myself later this year. Had to pay the dealer to enable the DSC-off, now it's a hoot to step the back end out around corners!

I'm in Cary, NC ... any other triangle area M5 owners out there?

Notable options, pretty close to what I would have ordered if I did it myself:
2MA Manual Transmission
X2xx Full Perforated Merino Leather with Alca
4MA M Multifunction Seats with Active Width
4MF Dynamic Seat Back Width Adjustment
453 Active Seat Ventilation, Front
610 Head Up Display
737 Interior Trim Alu Shadow, Brushed
13th April 2017 12:17 AM
Major Cheese I picked up this Black Sapphire Metallic over Portland Brown Leather Interior back in late December. She had 52k miles on her which I traded the dealer for $25k. It's an SMG, with a HUD, Comfort Access, Multi Function Comfort Seats and Rear Seat Heating.

It's my DD, well 3 days a week anyway. So far I love it, except for the SMG, still trying to figure that out.

The pics are seen here with my 850CSi. It's going to be difficult for me to drive anything with less than 10 cylinders from now on.
11th April 2017 04:01 PM
lukey_AUS Been lurking on the forums now for a few months, thought I'd better post.

Originally a West Australian (good to see a few Perth cars on here!) but now residing in Charlotte, NC.

2007 Silverstone E60 M5 6spd with just over 100,000miles on it and still going strong!
10th April 2017 01:22 PM
Originally Posted by benron_77 View Post
My is 2007 Moonstein with 126000kms on the clock

Here is my beast

Are you in Perth? Just noticed the plates on the car behind the M5.

Perth Member here
8th April 2017 09:18 AM
335i101 I am here, new member in N Dakota.
28th March 2017 11:01 AM
zarnd1 Hello,

New owner of an e61 M5 in Silverstone blue. Got it October last year.

Previously on here as zarnd and had an e39 M5 in Le Mans Blue but unable to get back into my old account so started a new one.

28th February 2017 05:22 AM
Bibm5 Proud owner of a "new to me" 2008 alpine white m5. Even happier to say it is one of the few 6spd manuals out there! I hunted for a few months to find one in my price range and immediately flew to houston and drove it back home to Atlanta.
24th February 2017 06:49 PM
SolracV10 New owner of a 06 E60 M5 in the IE area
17th February 2017 05:01 PM
Doc GTO This is my baby. I picked her up 2 months ago from the 2nd owner. Alpine white/Silverstone II full leather with 78K on the clock. All service records and some nicely done mods. When I got her she had the following:

Vorsteiner double layer carbon fiber hood
AC Schnitzer interior carbon fiber trim package and rear spoiler
H&R springs
Burger Tuning spacers
EVOsport pulley kit
AFE filters and carbon delete

I added:
Apex Arc 8 19x9.5 & 19x10.5 wheels
Custom alignment
New black lug bolts
Hardwired V1
WeatherTech mats and trunk mat
Markert Motor Works custon dyno tune and CSL euro SMG tune
Custom Magnaflow 3 inch exhaust from front section back (with secondary cats removed)

Maintenance done after a front to rear inspection done at MMW
BE bearings with ARP 2000 rod bolts (posted in the bearing forum as well)
front and rear LCAs
New coil packs and plugs
New rotors and Hawk HPS pads
ATE Type 200 fluid

Here are a few pics of her (some with my son's 1994 M Technic Coupe 1/150)

16th February 2017 01:13 AM
Originally Posted by Lay3r3 View Post
I had a video on my laptop of the last dyno run Ignore the fact that my gopro was flipped - it's not a RHD car.

Nice! sounds mean af [emoji1417]

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