BMW M5 Forum and M6 Forums - Search Results
Advanced Search
Showing results 1 to 75 of 75
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: M5Mig
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd May 2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,690
Posted By M5Mig
This is always going to be subjective as one's...

This is always going to be subjective as one's standard of 'perceived' quality can vary greatly from another. But for my 2 cents the fit 'n finish of the F10 is better than the E60.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd May 2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,816
Posted By M5Mig
Great trio of cars there. I'm most definitely...

Great trio of cars there. I'm most definitely with you on the M5 feeling weighty, coming from a 997TT it feels practically tank like, which makes the GT-R even more impressive seeing how it manages...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   22nd April 2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,881
Posted By M5Mig
I'm liking the carbon boot spoiler and black...

I'm liking the carbon boot spoiler and black vents.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   20th April 2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,658
Posted By M5Mig
Don't forget the GoPro so we can have some...

Don't forget the GoPro so we can have some vicarious fun. Be safe and enjoy.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   20th April 2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,489
Posted By M5Mig
If one is forced to compare: Bigger, heavier,...

If one is forced to compare: Bigger, heavier, slower and thirstier. But the M is far better to live with on a daily basis; way more practical and the cabin is a nicer place to spend time - you feel...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   20th April 2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By M5Mig
Great to see parts coming through for the f10....

Great to see parts coming through for the f10. What sort of weight saving does this have over the OEM and how does it compare in weight to say the Akrapovic system? Any inkling on how many horses it...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   20th April 2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,489
Posted By M5Mig
Can't say I've noticed the Active sound myself,...

Can't say I've noticed the Active sound myself, will to do some experimenting.

Clarence: Great choice on the exhaust, it's the one I have currently have my eye on too. Please post up some clips...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   20th April 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,949
Posted By M5Mig
Subscribed! I was only corresponding with Ben...

Subscribed! I was only corresponding with Ben last week on what's in the pipeline for the F10M, so I'm glad I stumbled on this thread. Looking forward to seeing what you have up your sleeve. :cool2:
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   4th April 2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
Ah yes, Elephant. Thanks Phish. They were the...

Ah yes, Elephant. Thanks Phish. They were the guys that were happy to quote without a Tracker, unfortunately not competitive enough not to go the tracker route. Bit of a shame really as they've been...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   4th April 2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
May I ask who you use? Pretty much every insurer...

May I ask who you use? Pretty much every insurer I spoke to refused to touch it without one, the one that didn't wanted silly money. A tracker in my case was a necessity.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd April 2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
I know, it's disgraceful isn't it. I had every...

I know, it's disgraceful isn't it. I had every intention of smashing those miles out super quick, but maybe it was a blessing I didn't with the recent petrol fiasco!:grrrr:

On a side note, how do...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd April 2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,670
Posted By M5Mig
Ah it was all part of the fun, you just had to...

Ah it was all part of the fun, you just had to ignore the "your car sounds f*&^%$ mate" at the lights every so often. Glad I had one and I can't say I won't have another, but the BM cabin is such a...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd April 2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
  Run in
Views: 1,739
Posted By M5Mig
This makes me smile as here's what my sales guy...

This makes me smile as here's what my sales guy told me on collection: 'Don't worry about Running-in, it's not as important as it used to be. Give it a couple of hundred miles and open her up'. ...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd April 2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,670
Posted By M5Mig
Welcome! :M5thumbs: I know exactly what you mean...

Welcome! :M5thumbs: I know exactly what you mean with regards the build on the GT-R, still a fantastic car though. The gearbox is what impressed me most on the GT-R but I would say the M5 one is...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd April 2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
Well, I'd love for this post to be one full of M5...

Well, I'd love for this post to be one full of M5 adventure but alas due to other commitments I've managed a grand total of.....wait for it...140 miles since collecting it last Tuesday. Shameful....
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   26th March 2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,133
Posted By M5Mig
For anyone interested in the rumour of an...

For anyone interested in the rumour of an imminent UK M5 LCI.

I've now corresponded with the MD of BMW UK who put me in contact with the UK Customer Service Manager. This is the official line with...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   26th March 2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,142
Posted By M5Mig
That's one of my biggest nerks with modern cars...

That's one of my biggest nerks with modern cars these days, but it seems manufacturers like finding solutions to problems that never existed in the first place. There is absolutely nothing wrong with...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   26th March 2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
Just under 17 hours to go before the fun begins;...

Just under 17 hours to go before the fun begins; can't see me getting much sleep tonight!
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   23rd March 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,142
Posted By M5Mig
Not a great way to keep a satisfied customer, I'd...

Not a great way to keep a satisfied customer, I'd be making a complaint if it were my vehicle. Making a mistake (although it could have been an honest one) in measuring oil content/and condition is...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   23rd March 2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,340
Posted By M5Mig
No at a bad trip for getting some break-in miles...

No at a bad trip for getting some break-in miles done. I did that very same trip running in the E60 M5, and apart from the choppy crossing on the way back, a very enjoyable one. I may do the same...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   21st March 2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
Had the call we all love to get today: It's...

Had the call we all love to get today: It's arrived! So all being well I should be collecting it on Tuesday. Only six sleeps but it's going to feel like 60, can't wait.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   21st March 2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,133
Posted By M5Mig
I don't blame you, that's some chunk of change on...

I don't blame you, that's some chunk of change on top of what is already a stunning car.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   21st March 2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,142
Posted By M5Mig
Beggars belief why anyone would buy oil from the...

Beggars belief why anyone would buy oil from the stealers anyway. What are they <s>asking</s> robbing people for it nowadays? I gather it's just normal 0w30 Castrol full-syn EDGE?
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   20th March 2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,340
Posted By M5Mig
YAY! Glad to hear you got it back, now you can...

YAY! Glad to hear you got it back, now you can get back to enjoying it.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   20th March 2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,133
Posted By M5Mig
I was under the impression that our American...

I was under the impression that our American cousins would get an F10 LCI around September 2013 as a 2014 model, same time as us?! Going to have to grill a salesman on this.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   20th March 2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,133
Posted By M5Mig
The F10 LCI isn't due this year is it? There's...

The F10 LCI isn't due this year is it? There's going to be a few owners who have just picked up their M5's that won't be happy if it is, me included ( yet to collect mine).
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   19th March 2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,133
Posted By M5Mig
My only concern with ex demos is you can pretty...

My only concern with ex demos is you can pretty much guarantee these have been hooned since digit 10 on the odo. May not be a problem in most cases, but it's just something to note. As for how many...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   19th March 2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,340
Posted By M5Mig
Wow, this thread has moved on a bit since I see...

Wow, this thread has moved on a bit since I see it last. Still not got it back Phish? What's the holdup? I'm getting frustrated for you seeing it was reportedly a sensor problem, not a full week...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   13th March 2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,340
Posted By M5Mig
Great news, at least it's only something minor....

Great news, at least it's only something minor. Fingers crossed you get it back for a weekend rip!
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   13th March 2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
I've not doubt it will be; sounds like a great...

I've not doubt it will be; sounds like a great way to spend a couple of weeks. Pick up the new car and see the sights *cough* Nurburgring *cough*.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   12th March 2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,340
Posted By M5Mig
Sorry Phish, habit has me connecting drivetrains...

Sorry Phish, habit has me connecting drivetrains with gearboxes. I suspect Andy-UK could well be right with it being a software problem, fingers crossed anyway.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   12th March 2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,781
Posted By M5Mig
Yes it did, it proved a heavy girl can lift her...

Yes it did, it proved a heavy girl can lift her skirt and show her arse to a lighter girl.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   12th March 2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,340
Posted By M5Mig
Was it a case of warning lights and no drive, or...

Was it a case of warning lights and no drive, or did the box go into limp mode?
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   12th March 2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,657
Posted By M5Mig
Shift torque reduction is something that is...

Shift torque reduction is something that is already implemented by OEM's. There are many reasons why BMW chose to stick to the power level they did for their product: MPG, emissions, long term...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   12th March 2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,657
Posted By M5Mig
I suspect it'll be a tweaking of the factory...

I suspect it'll be a tweaking of the factory shift strategies to account for the increased power. Most DCT/Autos have some form of shift torque cut/reduction out of the box - be it via ignition cut...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   12th March 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,340
Posted By M5Mig
Sorry to hear this Phish. Hopefully it's an easy...

Sorry to hear this Phish. Hopefully it's an easy fix and you can get back to enjoying it toot sweet. Please let us know what it turns out to be if you get five.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   11th March 2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,781
Posted By M5Mig
1.29.2 Wet.

1.29.2 Wet.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   7th March 2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,863
Posted By M5Mig
Not quite to my tastes, but someone will buy it.

Not quite to my tastes, but someone will buy it.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   7th March 2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By M5Mig
^Yeah. Snappy with the snaps. Congrats, you're...

^Yeah. Snappy with the snaps. Congrats, you're definitely in the right area for some fun with it.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   6th March 2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
  F10 M5
Views: 2,183
Posted By M5Mig
You're not trying hard enough ;) I managed 28mpg...

You're not trying hard enough ;) I managed 28mpg on a motorway cruise, and I can't believe I'm even going to admit doing this in a PTT, but I managed slightly more than that testing the hypermiling...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   4th March 2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,781
Posted By M5Mig
Looks like we might have to wait for the series...

Looks like we might have to wait for the series finale for an M5 appearance then.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd March 2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,823
Posted By M5Mig
Superb! To you say you're over the moon so far...

Superb! To you say you're over the moon so far would be an understatement from reading your post. It most certainly sounds like any pangs of missing the V10's character have been well and truly...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd March 2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,420
Posted By M5Mig
Congratulations! Thank you for taking the time to...

Congratulations! Thank you for taking the time to share your great review and pictures. Can't wait for part 2: Letting it off the leash.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd March 2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,781
Posted By M5Mig
Well there's 2 M buttons now so the first one...

Well there's 2 M buttons now so the first one should make him fall in love and the second will make him have a crisis :haha:
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd March 2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,973
Posted By M5Mig
^Valid points. But the fact is the M5 is infused...

^Valid points. But the fact is the M5 is infused with motorsport DNA which, IMO, makes it so much more than just a 5 door luxo barge with a big engine - which there are great many to chose from, of...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd March 2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,973
Posted By M5Mig
I think Phish hit the nail square on the head....

I think Phish hit the nail square on the head. Just goes to show how strong the M5's credentials are if motojourno's are choosing to compare it against more focused sport coupes IMO.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd March 2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
  F10 M5
Views: 2,183
Posted By M5Mig
Congratulations on the M5. Any pictures? ...

Congratulations on the M5. Any pictures?

Yeah, as you say, Android My BMW Remote has been rumoured for a long while with no show, which isn't great for Android users. But then BMW have been...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd March 2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,607
Posted By M5Mig
Don't keep us all in suspense. Where's the...

Don't keep us all in suspense. Where's the pictures? How is it?
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   3rd March 2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,433
Posted By M5Mig
Superb colour! Congratulations.

Superb colour! Congratulations.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   2nd March 2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
European delivery. Of course! Why didn't think of...

European delivery. Of course! Why didn't think of that ouich Thank's.

What a nice coincidence, I also had an R32, all be it a GTS-T. You sir have good taste :M5thumbs:

I must admit I will miss...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   27th February 2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
I know exactly what you mean. The GTR is...

I know exactly what you mean. The GTR is definitely a fun car; I sorely miss mine just from the fun perspective, but it was full on all the time - it goaded you into nailing it everywhere which isn't...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   27th February 2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,781
Posted By M5Mig
I knew it was faster, but I didn't know it was by...

I knew it was faster, but I didn't know it was by that amount. Amazing achievement considering the weight it's put on:cool2:
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   27th February 2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By M5Mig
Good weather, nice food and a lobby full of M's,...

Good weather, nice food and a lobby full of M's, I definitely missed out there. I can't imagine what the locals must have thought of all these M's tearing around the place:grinyes: How did you find...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   27th February 2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By M5Mig
^ Really wished I had gone to that event, sounds...

^ Really wished I had gone to that event, sounds like it was amazing.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   27th February 2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
Thank you. ED?

Thank you. ED?
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   27th February 2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,781
Posted By M5Mig
It'll be interesting to see how it fares against...

It'll be interesting to see how it fares against the E60 M5 if it does a power lap.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   27th February 2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By M5Mig
Aw nuts! I knew I forgot something: Comfort...

Aw nuts! I knew I forgot something: Comfort Access. Ah well too late now, I'll just have to build the thumb up.


Congratulations. It seems it's going to be a fun week for you and a couple of...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   25th February 2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,220
Posted By M5Mig
With you on that one Tom C, the GTR is definitely...

With you on that one Tom C, the GTR is definitely higher up the ladder when it comes to practicality over a 911. Having said that, the back of a GTR is still not what I would call a comfortable place...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   25th February 2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,039
Posted By M5Mig
Beautiful! Congratulations, you must be over the...

Beautiful! Congratulations, you must be over the moon. Look forward to reading how your'e getting on with it.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   25th February 2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
It's definitely one of those cars you have to own...

It's definitely one of those cars you have to own at some point in your life. Glad you mentioned/confirmed the liveability. After convincing myself that it would be an easier day to day car, I woke...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   25th February 2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
I thought it read a bit 'Carry On Camp...

I thought it read a bit 'Carry On Camp Commandant' after I posted it ouich I am indeed in the UK, and it was ordered through Coopers in Tunbridge Wells. Which reminds me, I must look into those...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   24th February 2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
Thank you Phish, I surely will. I think you may...

Thank you Phish, I surely will. I think you may be partly to blame for the change of direction; the pictures of your stunning example subconsciously massaged me during my sleep last night :M5thumbs:...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   24th February 2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,705
Posted By M5Mig
Went out to buy a GTR but ordered an M5.

What a mad day! Had my sights set on trading the 997 Turbo in for another GTR and ended up ordering an F10 M5 instead. I think it may have been the V8 rumble, or possibly the sumptuous interior, but...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   23rd February 2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,607
Posted By M5Mig
Congratulations on the purchase; it's absolutely...

Congratulations on the purchase; it's absolutely stunning! Black on Black is definitely my favourite combo, even if it is a bugger to keep clean. I can only imagine that time isn't going past fast...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   16th December 2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,023
Posted By M5Mig
Cheers Andy. I'll have to pop over for a peek...

Cheers Andy. I'll have to pop over for a peek when I'm over next.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   15th December 2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,023
Posted By M5Mig
Which dealer was this at?

Which dealer was this at?
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   4th April 2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,728
Posted By M5Mig
This is what I would've though. I have no...

This is what I would've though. I have no personal time behind the wheel of a PDK equipped car, but other DCT's I have experienced have certainly felt both smoother and faster than the single clutch...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   1st April 2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By M5Mig
Tyres with any form of repair should really be...

Tyres with any form of repair should really be avoided on a performance vehicle you want to drive in anger, especially one as powerful and weighty as an M5. As for combinations of tyres front to...
Forum: Feedback and Site Concerns   1st April 2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,929
Posted By M5Mig
Thread resurrection. I seem to be...

Thread resurrection.

I seem to be suffering the exact opposite; no email notifications at all, even though I have them selected. I have been keeping an eye on my spam mailbox, but no show. Any...
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   1st April 2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,728
Posted By M5Mig
Don't take it seriously Caetanom5, I was pulling...

Don't take it seriously Caetanom5, I was pulling your leg :blink:

Love the Turbo; fancy swapping the gearbox out of it for mine? :D
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   31st March 2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 57,519
Posted By M5Mig
I'll be glued to this thread for updates. Only...

I'll be glued to this thread for updates. Only questions I want answered are on price, power and when are the order books open.
Forum: F10 M5 Discussion   31st March 2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,728
Posted By M5Mig
Nice collection of vehicles; now we know where...

Nice collection of vehicles; now we know where all of Portugal's money has gone :):hihihi:

Interesting reading your thoughts on the TurboS PDK, as most reviews seem to rave about how fast and...
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   15th June 2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 571
Posted By M5Mig
Question Front crank seal recall.

Has anyone had their 07 M5 recalled for front mail seal and dampener?

Dealer picked mine up today for this yet I cant find any info on this recall.

Just want to find out if my dealer isn't...
Forum: E63 BMW M6 Forum and BMW M6 Convertible | m6board.com   15th March 2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,608
Posted By M5Mig
Many thanks, I'll look into this me thinks...

Many thanks, I'll look into this me thinks :)cherrsagai
Forum: E63 BMW M6 Forum and BMW M6 Convertible | m6board.com   15th March 2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,608
Posted By M5Mig
Sorry to dig this up from the grave, Have you...

Sorry to dig this up from the grave, Have you got a web link or contact details for the control set up you have.

I have an M5 sitting at the dealers awaiting a set of hand controls to be fitted...
Showing results 1 to 75 of 75

 
Forum Jump
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome