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As there are a number of questions coming back over and over again - I thought it would a good idea to compile the key ones in one thread.


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HOWTO: Upload pictures to M5Board.com


General
Book recommendations
Speeds, gears, torque, acceleration, rear-ends, etc.


Buying a used E60 M5
List of recalls for MY2006/2007


General - before delivery
Reviews of the E60 M5!
Any E39 M5 owners regret upgrading to E60 M5?
BMWCCA New Car Rebate (US only)
Will I be happy with 6 speed MT?
Gallery with pictures of all exterior colors
Individual coloured M5 pics
Gallery with pictures of various Individual exterior colors
Gallery with pictures of various Individual interior colors
Individual Colors in the US. (circumventing the prohibition)
Recommendations for options to order?
Performance Center Delivery (US only)
Registration Form for free Driver Education (US only)
Information on European delivery? (US only)
HOWTO: Tracking E60 M5 delivery status
E60 M5 user manuals


General - after delivery
Correct break in procedure, finished at 3100 miles / 5000 km
Charcoal Filter Removal - Step-by-Step (w/Pictures) (US+Canada only)
Can the M5 be a true "Daily Driver" in Cold weather?
Tracking the M5
HOWTO: Launch Control - Illustrated Instructions


Drivetrain
"Acceptable" oil consumption
Thread resource for SMG problems
Resetting Slip Detection of SMG=smoother!
Crippled Launch Control for US cars?
Response back from BMWNA regarding crippled Launch Control feature
European vs Crippled US Launch Control?
Creaking sound from rear diff - recall issued & fixed under warranty
Recall for SMG electric motor


Brakes & Suspension
Alignment Specs and Shock Specs for E60 M5
Brake Pads for Track and Street


Wheels & Tires
Wheel weights & offsets for OEM wheels
Tire Pressure systems: FTM (MY2006) vs TPM (MY2007)
Bore-centric rings & tire pressure sensors for aftermarket wheels?
Installing TPM sensors with aftermarket wheels


Bodywork & Lights
Angel iBright problems - no response on FM reception issues
Resolving creaking sounds from interior/doors
Write-up and installation tips on Amber Colored Angel Eyes


Interior
Valentine V1 Install w Remote Audio Adapter and Concealed Display - With Pic's!
Adjusting the HUD (Head-Up Display)
Problem with sun shades leaking oil?


Software
Rebooting frozen iDrive
How to know your software version?
List with Progman/CIP releases (updated to version 26.xx)
Progman 26.xx
Progman 25.xx
Progman 24.xx
Progman 23.xx
How you can program your car (Progman) at home
Screenshots of the hidden/secret menu [access to GPS speed too]
Hidden/Secret menu showing *live* GPS speed [hidden navigation menu]
The 3rd and final hidden menu [hidden OBC menu]
Solution to issues with Bluetooth and Windows Media 5.0! (JetWare software)
Windows Mobile phones, BMW Bluetooth, and JetwareMobile
Speed cameras displayed on satnav
Feedback on CCC replacement?


Aftermarket
Overview of Aftermarket Parts You Can Purchase For Your E60 M5
5% discount on Hartge products for m5board.com Members. From Hartge Germany
Brakes & Suspension
The Aftermarket Suspension Thread
H&R Sport Springs - Photos, Stats
H&R Springs installed - My impressions
Dinan Stage 2 Suspension - WOW!!!
Back-to-back comparison of H&R vs Dinan springs
Advice on installing aftermarket spring
Drivetrain
Evosport Pulley Installed & Dyno'd...
RPi Ram Air Intake
Dinan throttle bodies installed and WOW !
Dinan Throttle Bodies
New Dinan 3.91 Rear Differential - Initial impression
Dinan 3.91 Performance vs Stock - Results
More ponderings on the Eisenmann Race exhaust...
Dyno Run with Eisenmann Section 1 & 2 Installed
Dynoruns with Eisenmann Race Exhaust
Videos of Eisenmann Sec. 1, Sec. 2 and Meisterchaft Mufflers!
E60 M5 Exhaust Videos
Overview of videos of aftermarket exhausts
Can we get some good data on performance mods?
SuperSprint Header Install
Info: When installing Supersprint Headers
Fitting an Eisenmann exhaust
E60 M5 with NOS installation
Bodywork & Lights
ACS vs Hamann vs Hartge bodykits?
 

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A nice little "one stop shop" of information
 

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I think it would be a good idea to add pictures of the different colours.
 

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Great Sticky - You are the man!
 

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Kees, you should get a raise!
 

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M CRISIS said:
Kees, you should get a raise!
:noSMG: Oh wait...a raise on zero is err...zero :(

Thanks for the compliment though - it's slowly getting to be quite a useful summary I think.
 

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kees said:
:noSMG: Oh wait...a raise on zero is err...zero :(
Well then it should be doubled!:grinyes::grinyes:
 

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Greetings ...

Hii i just wanted to know about the oil consumption of the M5 E60, its really giving me a hard time ... when i fill it up in just a day it finishes a 1L. of oil ...

Any Advices ...
 

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3amo0o0o0or said:
Greetings ...

Hii i just wanted to know about the oil consumption of the M5 E60, its really giving me a hard time ... when i fill it up in just a day it finishes a 1L. of oil ...

Any Advices ...
Added a link under the 'drivetrain' heading
 

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Kees, nice job...you do work hard !!!!!!!! Thanks..................I just wish the new people go here first !!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Great work. Very nice to have. Thanks!
 
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