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  1. Idle Actuator Replacement Frequency?

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    How long should Idle actuators last? Is it common to have to replace them multiple times before 100k miles?
  2. DIY: Soundplicity control:III installation in 2003 BMW M5 E39 with Sirius SXV300V1 XM Satellite Radio

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    i just finished installing interface to steering wheel audio controls and dashboard display for Sirius XM satellite radio and for Bluetooth hands-free speakerphone using my iPhone. process is non-trivial yet works well even with internal mounting of satellite antenna. enjoy. Soundplicity...
  3. M5 e60 Thrust arms (upper control arm)

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hello, about 2 months ago i replaced the two thrust arms successfully. . . or so i though, while checking the alternator it appears that the plastic/metal within the bushing came off . now i have removed those pieces from the thrust arm bushing and the sterring feels fine, not as stiff but...
  4. DIY: aftermarket suspension tips & tricks

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I want to start this thread to help each other figure out ways to deal with the nuances of all the suspension set ups that are available out there. what many new owners & first timers (like myself) didn't realize when throwing on a coilover setup where the things we would have to compromise on...
  5. Lamborghini launch control video General Sportscars
    Launch control of an 09 LP640. *Didn't have enough runway, *so had to slow down, but enjoyable !!! YouTube - LP640 Launch Control
  6. Bmw M5 M6 Launch Control - Instructions & How To Setup

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    This is the first of two videos explaining the setup. The first video explains how to use the buttons around the gear to setup launch control. The second video (to be posted soon) shows how to setup the M button for a quick launch. Bmw M5 M6 Launch Control - Instructions & How To Setup :M5eyes:
  7. Launch Control Not Working

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    I've had my M5 for about one year, got it as a CPO. Since I've owned it, I've used launch control 3 or 4 times. I was at a light a couple of days ago and just decided to take of the DSC, put it in S6, hold the SMG forward and hit the gas (not actually intending on launching). I noticed the car...