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Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   24th July 2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By HansE60
Brakes are now sold. Everything gone, including...

Brakes are now sold. Everything gone, including the car.


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Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   13th July 2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By HansE60
Brakes are still available Sent from...

Brakes are still available


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Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   24th June 2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By HansE60
Update Wheels Sold Exhaust Sold Full...

Update
Wheels Sold
Exhaust Sold

Full Stoptech brake kit available.

great addition to the E60 M5 guys. Kit is in great condition and priced to sell at $3500.00
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   3rd June 2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By HansE60
New Price Based on current Internet selling...

New Price

Based on current Internet selling prices, I have adjusted the brake pice to $3500.00.
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   31st May 2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By HansE60
Wheels are sold.

Wheels are sold.
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   30th May 2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By HansE60
More Pics254337 254345 254353 ...

More Pics254337

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Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   30th May 2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By HansE60
Pictures as promised.

Pictures as promised.
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   29th May 2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By HansE60
I will post pictures. They were just all removed...

I will post pictures. They were just all removed today and I don't have the car or the parts back yet. Perhaps jumping the gun a little, but I wanted to get the ad up and should have pics by tomorrow.
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   29th May 2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By HansE60
Selling car - Parting out my Mods

I am trading in the 06 M5 and moving on. Too many upcoming repairs need to be done and the cost just does not make sense any more. As a result I am selling off some of the upgrades I am having...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   3rd November 2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,634
Posted By HansE60
Guys, Check out Modulare Rims, absolutely...

Guys, Check out Modulare Rims, absolutely stunning. Pricy, but so sweet.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   17th October 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By HansE60
Can you explain the coding, did it use existing...

Can you explain the coding, did it use existing lights or require an upgrade? Did you have it done locally?

Thanks
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   17th October 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By HansE60
Can you explain the coding, did it use existing...

Can you explain the coding, did it use existing lights or require an upgrade? Did you have it done locally?

Thanks
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   15th October 2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By HansE60
Headlights

I will apologise in advanxce if this issue has been addressed before.

My daytime running lights are set up so that the inner most lamp is partially lit. I have a friend with an upgrade to his E46...
Forum: Canadian Forum   21st September 2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,182
Posted By HansE60
Yup, I heard the night and day stories too, but...

Yup, I heard the night and day stories too, but it's not the case with mine. My launch control function is not working at all now, shut off. My opinion is they screwed it up some how or really didn't...
Forum: Canadian Forum   21st September 2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,182
Posted By HansE60
Well I had a meeting cancel today when I was in...

Well I had a meeting cancel today when I was in town and I called them to see if they could fit me in. He did and I went by and pulled the trigger on the tune. John was a super nice guy, but honestly...
Forum: Canadian Forum   18th September 2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,182
Posted By HansE60
Not sure, they talked in one of the threads about...

Not sure, they talked in one of the threads about the Euro dealer code to upgrade the SMG, I really have no idea what I am talking about with this stuff.

I do have a euro tune from Autologic on...
Forum: Canadian Forum   18th September 2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,182
Posted By HansE60
Yeah, he told me he "should be able to do it",...

Yeah, he told me he "should be able to do it", which makes me a little nervous, but encouraged. I have the specific code off of this site from another thread. If you know them then by all means...
Forum: Canadian Forum   17th September 2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,182
Posted By HansE60
I finally got around to calling Bimmersport in...

I finally got around to calling Bimmersport in Mississauga and he said they have done the SMG tune for some E46 M3s and he was confident that they could do it for my M5 as well. At only $100.00 taxes...
Forum: Canadian Forum   8th September 2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,182
Posted By HansE60
SMG Tune

Is there anyone in the GTA that can do a Euro SMG Tune on an E60 M5?
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   26th August 2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By HansE60
Track Info/Advice/Shared Experiences

I have pretty much completed all the mods I am going to make on the car for a while at least. My goal was to have it as track ready as possible without losing the wonderful attributes that make it...
Forum: Canadian Forum   5th August 2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,764
Posted By HansE60
Well we could wait a long time for a tenth person...

Well we could wait a long time for a tenth person or make it nine. summer is running out. It would be good to try and squeeze a meet in at some point before the snow flys again.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   28th July 2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,309
Posted By HansE60
Indy, yoou car is one of the nicest ones on this...

Indy, yoou car is one of the nicest ones on this forum (in my opinion) and the painting would certainly make your car pop at any show event you attend or enter. Seeing as its under the hood, that is...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   28th July 2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By HansE60
What Next?

With the recent brake upgrade to the StopTeck BBK, I have completed all the modifications on my original list. Now I am wondering what is next. I like to track the car, but I don't think my skills...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   25th July 2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,114
Posted By HansE60
Sorry the arm is #12

Sorry the arm is #12
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   25th July 2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,114
Posted By HansE60
Okay, I just got the car back this morning. I ran...

Okay, I just got the car back this morning. I ran it as hard as I could and it feels tight. Much more so than before I had the arms replaced. Steering seems to be a bit more responsive and I can't...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   24th July 2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,114
Posted By HansE60
Well today is the big day. My rear barkes finally...

Well today is the big day. My rear barkes finally arrived from Stoptech and they are getting installed along with the new Meyle arms with the HD bushing in them. I will be reporting back soon as to...
Forum: Canadian Forum   19th July 2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,633
Posted By HansE60
My apologies for jumping onto this thread, but I...

My apologies for jumping onto this thread, but I love the look of your car and I am interested in getting a splitter like the one you have. Can you tell me where you got it?
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   16th July 2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,114
Posted By HansE60
My car has 90,000 kms (just over 55,000 miles) on...

My car has 90,000 kms (just over 55,000 miles) on it and I decided to replace the arms and bushings for two reasons the arm with the HD bushing in it costs $137.00 and the bushing alone is around...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   28th June 2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,298
Posted By HansE60
I have 305s in the rear and 275s on the front.

I have 305s in the rear and 275s on the front.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   28th June 2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,298
Posted By HansE60
I am running the Bridgestone Re-11s on my car...

I am running the Bridgestone Re-11s on my car right now and the grip is amazing. I would highly recommend them. I have friends running the Michelins and they claim they are great in wet ad dry track...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   27th June 2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,114
Posted By HansE60
My SA tells me that Meyle makes high quality...

My SA tells me that Meyle makes high quality parts and he uses them on his own car. I went with them bases on his recommendation. I will let you know after installation.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   26th June 2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,114
Posted By HansE60
Update: I found out that the HD bushing...

Update:

I found out that the HD bushing that are made by Meyle are also available in a complete arm from FCP Groton. I have ordered these and I will have them installed in about a week or so....
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   25th June 2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,114
Posted By HansE60
So it would seem there are three options here for...

So it would seem there are three options here for me:
1. Go back to stock
2. Upgrade bushings to Meyle HD ones, which would mean the stock ones would need to be pushed out and the others installed....
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   24th June 2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,114
Posted By HansE60
Control arm bushings

I have tried to get through all the threads that deal with this subject, but I am still having trouble finding an answer to this question. Is there an upgrade bushing available for the front lower...
Forum: Canadian Forum   14th June 2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,764
Posted By HansE60
I just had c hance meeting with another E60 owner...

I just had c hance meeting with another E60 owner here in Hamilton. He just bought his 2006 (same as mine) and we struck up a conversation. I am sure he would take part as well. I recommeded this...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   6th June 2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,857
Posted By HansE60
Very nice if we ever have our GTA owners meet I...

Very nice if we ever have our GTA owners meet I will get to see them in person.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   1st June 2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By HansE60
Phone connection problem

I have had an iPhone for some time now and the Bluetooth has always worked fine. Recently I updated to the iPhone 4S and now it cannot connect the phone indicates that the device is not turned on or...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   1st June 2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By HansE60
I didn't race the 911 as its my buddy's and he...

I didn't race the 911 as its my buddy's and he wouldn't stand a chance. It was a bit lame but our first run through this tunnel under the Welland Canal. Next time we will have to take some more...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   31st May 2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By HansE60
Tunnel Run

Here is a link to a YouTube video my buddy shot of our trip through a local tunnel. I hope it works.

The Tunnel - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERRDhHq5SWw)
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   24th May 2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By HansE60
Oh my driving style could very much be an issue....

Oh my driving style could very much be an issue. I have had instructors tell me that I am pretty smooth, but for sure there is always room for improvement. I see your point about the braking and it...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   24th May 2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By HansE60
The pads were upgraded after the incident last...

The pads were upgraded after the incident last year to "Cool Carbon", the lines and fluid are also upgraded, so likely not the cause there. The rotors are basically new, so should not be warped at...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   24th May 2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By HansE60
Track Day - Violent Shaking from Brakes

I went to our local track day here in Ontario, formerly known as Mosport. I had a ton of fun there and was able to put down some pretty decent laps in my group, accept for one very big problem....
Forum: Canadian Forum   12th May 2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,764
Posted By HansE60
Anyone of you guys know any Shell stations up...

Anyone of you guys know any Shell stations up there?
Forum: Canadian Forum   11th May 2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,764
Posted By HansE60
Wow, "The Hill" is popular with the M5 owners....

Wow, "The Hill" is popular with the M5 owners. Looks like we know where the meeting location needs to be.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   6th May 2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,304
Posted By HansE60
Nice. Good to see some other Ontarians making...

Nice. Good to see some other Ontarians making some nice M5 mods.
Forum: E63 BMW M6 Forum and BMW M6 Convertible | m6board.com   1st May 2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,684
Posted By HansE60
Running against some serious track machines...

Running against some serious track machines there. I am curious how the M6 contended with all those cars that showed up in the pics. Usually when I go to track events up here there are a lot less...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   27th April 2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 468,219
Posted By HansE60
Never going to win this one, so many great shoes...

Never going to win this one, so many great shoes on here. Although mine were free, including tires. Just adding my two cents and keeping in the thread line to see all the pics.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   27th April 2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,758
Posted By HansE60
Agreed, beautiful indeed. What size tires are...

Agreed, beautiful indeed. What size tires are your running.
Forum: E63 BMW M6 Forum and BMW M6 Convertible | m6board.com   25th April 2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,684
Posted By HansE60
Great information, are you running stock brakes...

Great information, are you running stock brakes on the car? Likely upgraded pads, but stock calipers? If I go full track monster it would mean an upgrade to Stoptech brakes but I do love those wheels.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   18th April 2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,274
Posted By HansE60
Almost never in auto mode. Manual with the...

Almost never in auto mode. Manual with the shifeter when driving daily, but for sure the paddles at the track. This is a huge plus at the track to be able to drive like hell and not take you hands...
Forum: Canadian Forum   18th April 2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,764
Posted By HansE60
Three is a good start. Anyone else? I am sure...

Three is a good start. Anyone else? I am sure there must be some interested E60 M5 owners out there.

Either of you have thoughts on date and/or location? I am happy to travel as I love to drive...
Forum: Canadian Forum   18th April 2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,764
Posted By HansE60
I am totally in for an E60 meet. Please keep me...

I am totally in for an E60 meet. Please keep me in the loop. Are there many others in the GTA that are on this board?
Forum: E63 BMW M6 Forum and BMW M6 Convertible | m6board.com   16th April 2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,684
Posted By HansE60
Sorry I just re-read the first post. It has it...

Sorry I just re-read the first post. It has it all in there. Great info, please post some comments when you get it out on the track I am sure I am not the only one who would love to hear how they run.
Forum: E63 BMW M6 Forum and BMW M6 Convertible | m6board.com   16th April 2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,684
Posted By HansE60
Thanks, that is extremely helpful and interesting...

Thanks, that is extremely helpful and interesting to know. One more good reason to head to one of these races. I do have one more question. What tire size did you go with on the Nittos and what size...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   16th April 2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By HansE60
Track Set Up

I would love to hear from some of you regarding track set ups that you have had. I am considering getting some 18" rims and running R-compound tires on them. Here are a few issues I think I need to...
Forum: E63 BMW M6 Forum and BMW M6 Convertible | m6board.com   16th April 2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,684
Posted By HansE60
Please tell me how you were able to score tires...

Please tell me how you were able to score tires from the Turner team. They are awesome and would be so great to try our on a "regular" car. We have one of those races here in Ontario in the summer...
Forum: Canadian Forum   10th April 2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,764
Posted By HansE60
Hey, can I join in as well. I am in Hamilton, but...

Hey, can I join in as well. I am in Hamilton, but happy to travel to where ever. Please keep me in the loop on this. I have some friends inthe BMW community who are looking to set up a Greman car...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   6th April 2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,430
Posted By HansE60
Not likely that I will get that kind of discount.

Not likely that I will get that kind of discount.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   5th April 2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,430
Posted By HansE60
Would anyone mind letting me know what they paid?

Would anyone mind letting me know what they paid?
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   3rd April 2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,430
Posted By HansE60
I agree on both counts. Excuses and rumours more...

I agree on both counts. Excuses and rumours more than facts. It does indeed sound like they are not interested. The search continues for a local place that will do it for me. I will have to do some...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   3rd April 2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,430
Posted By HansE60
Euro SMG Tune

I have read some posts about having this done and asked my shop about it, same one who did my ECU tune. They inquired and the place the would get the program told them they would not do it due to...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   23rd February 2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By HansE60
K & N Cold Air Intake

My apologies if this has been covered before. I was looking at the K & N website and they offer a cold air intake for the E60 M5. Does anyone have this installed, or have any experience or knowledge...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   18th January 2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,473
Posted By HansE60
Indy, I put mine away at the beginning of...

Indy,

I put mine away at the beginning of December and then we had this warm spell. I was kicking myself, and miss the M5 terribly. The X5 is nice, but not the same. I just had a bunch of mods...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   29th November 2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,860
Posted By HansE60
I will also add my thanks to you for the post,...

I will also add my thanks to you for the post, excellnt job and great pics too. I do love both of those steering wheels. Where did you get them? Are there retailers in the U.S. that carry them?

I...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   11th November 2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By HansE60
Look up "Noat" they make a very high quality...

Look up "Noat" they make a very high quality outdoor cover that is breathable and car go through harsh winter. I bought one last year for my car and it was great. I am sure there is alocal company...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   10th November 2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,118
Posted By HansE60
Hey Joe, Let us (me) know what will be...

Hey Joe,

Let us (me) know what will be going on sale when you know. I may ahve to place another order. Thanks for the Exhaust, it sounds freakin great.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   10th November 2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By HansE60
Yeah I just did section 3 for now. Honestly cost...

Yeah I just did section 3 for now. Honestly cost was the real reason I just did the one part for now. ThSection 3 gives all the great sound and looks, so I did that first. I will be doing sections 1...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   10th November 2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By HansE60
Thanks everyone. I had some rub in the...

Thanks everyone.

I had some rub in the fronts, but added spacers. To date no rubbing in the rears at all.

Thanks Joe, great service especially considering the distance between us. I love the...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   9th November 2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By HansE60
They are 19" TSW Nurbugring rims in Flat Gunmetal...

They are 19" TSW Nurbugring rims in Flat Gunmetal finish, 19X9.5 up front and 19X10.5 in the rear. The tires are Bridgestone RE-11 265/35 19 up front and 305/30 19 in the rear.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   9th November 2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By HansE60
Mods Complete, for now at least

In the past two months I have added new wheels, lowering springs, anti-sway bars and now the RPI exhaust. I haven't seen the car much as it has been at the shop so often, but its finally done and I...
Forum: E63 BMW M6 Forum and BMW M6 Convertible | m6board.com   9th November 2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By HansE60
Great pics and video, love the RPI as well. So...

Great pics and video, love the RPI as well. So much in fact mine just arrived from Trinity today and will be installed tomorrow. I can't wait to hear and feel it. Congrats.
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   7th November 2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,795
Posted By HansE60
I just bought some from Bimmerspecialist, very...

I just bought some from Bimmerspecialist, very quick deliver, nice to deal with and their price was fair as well. They offered two different models with different prices. Check them out. There do not...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   4th November 2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,844
Posted By HansE60
I am familiar with turning, but the "pro-cut"...

I am familiar with turning, but the "pro-cut" will replicate the contours of the pads for a perfect match when they are in contact. I think it is an upgraded method to the standard turing process...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   4th November 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By HansE60
Launch Control

Does anyone know if there is a way to reinstate launch control for a U.S. spec M5?
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   4th November 2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,844
Posted By HansE60
My garage does what they call a "pro-cut" to the...

My garage does what they call a "pro-cut" to the rotors which will get them back to original "flatness" for a new set of pads. This does remove a certain amount of material, but makes a big...
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