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post #1 of 40 Old 11th April 2013, 03:58 AM Thread Starter
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Dinan - should i buy

Question - overall thoughts on buying these mods for m5 2008 m5
was considering buying a track m3.. but now thinking why not just install some upgrades for m5 and enjoy everyday as realistically i'll only do the track 1-3 times a year

priced up from Dinan about 2 hours ago:

ffice:word" />Dinan Order: 2308 E-mail:fficeffice" />
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Product
Qty
Labor
Hours
Price
Core
Price
Core
Ext
Total

001

Free Flow Exhaust (E60) M5

1

0.00

$2,599.00

$0.00

$0.00

$2,599.00

[D660-0009A]






002
High Flow Air Mass
1
0.00
$1,899.00
$0.00
$0.00
$1,899.00

Meter/Intake Assemblies
[D763-0044]






003
Stage 3 Suspension System
1
0.00
$1,668.00
$0.00
$0.00
$1,668.00

(E60) M5







[D190-6019]









Total Items: 3

Sub Total: $6,166.00

Tax: $0.00

Total Core: $0.00

Shipping: $273.70

Total: $6,439.70

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post #2 of 40 Old 11th April 2013, 04:01 AM
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wait for their 20% off sale, paying msrp for dinan parts is too rich for my blood....lol
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Do you know when they might be doing 20% off? I know they're doing 15% off thru April and I'm considering the FRC & Rear Sway, but I can hold-off until they do 20%...

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wait for their 20% off sale, paying msrp for dinan parts is too rich for my blood....lol
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Their suspension is really good. I got their stage 2 at cost and I'm really pleased with it. Only thing I would do differently is change the springs to Eibach or H&R. Just because I want it to be a tad lower. Other than that it DRASTICALLY reduced the factory body roll in corners.

I only know of them doing the 15% off sales also. I would definitely say go with the suspension. But do you really need the camber plates that come with the stage 3? If not you could save some money by getting the stage 2.

I'm not a fan of their exhaust nor intake kits.

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I just got ordered a set of RDsport sway bars. i hear from other members that its better than the Dinan offering.
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I have Dinan suspension items but I got mine used as their prices are way to high.

ESS Supercharged VT2-650
Custom ESS Alpha N Tune
Sprint Booster V2
RPI GTS Exhaust
RPI SV1 Oil Cooler
RPI Jet Hot Coated Headers
Snow Performance Water / Methanol Injection System.
10.1:1 Low Compression 5.1L Engine Build / Mahle Custom Pistons / Carrillo Rods / Custom Fuel System / Custom Rod Bearings.
KW V3 Coilovers
Dinan Rear Sway Bar / Dinan Front Roll Control / Dinan Monoballs.
Daily Setup: 3 Pc ADV.1 05 wheels F 20x9 / 255/35/20 R 20x10.5 / 295/30/20 / Michelin PSS Tires
12mm Rogue Engineering Spacers.
Track Setup: Apex Arc-8 wheels F 18x9 / Hoosier A6 P245/40ZR-18 R 18x10.5 / Hoosier A6 P315/30ZR-18.
Vorsteiner Rep Hood / Gloss Black Roof Wrap / Smoked LED Side Markers / Limo Tint
Custom Headlights with Orion V2 Rings / LCI Fins / LCI Clear Eyebrows
Custom Blacked Out LCI Tail Lights and Miranda Bruce V6.1 Cables
Hartge Rep Urethane Front Lip
AC Schnitzer Roof Spoiler
Matte Black Kidneys Grills / Gloss Black Side Gills / Gloss Black Rear M5 Emblem / Black/White CF Hood &Trunk Roundel / Rear Bumper Mesh / M5 Puddle lights / Electric Fold Away Front License Plate Frame
CF Rear Diffuser / CF Side Skirt Extensions /CF Rear Side Extensions / CF Trunk Spoiler
White LED Interior Lighting / Black/White CF Steering Wheel Roundel
Alcantara-CF Flat Bottom Steering Wheel
SS Handbrake Handle/Pedals
Hardwired Valentine 1
P3Cars BMW E60 Vent Integrated Digital Interface
Custom SC Kit Color Scheme.
Mirror Fold-up / Window Roll-up / Sunroof Closure / Auto S5 at Start up / Euro Launch Control / iDrive Acceptance Delete / Rev Limiter 8600 / Top Speed Limiter Removed.
RD Sports 6 Piston F 380/35mm and 4 Piston R 380/32mm Big Brake Kit.
Soft Close Doors / Active Seats.
The journey continues......

Dynojet 698rwhp / 498ft lb trq.
Old 60-130mph 8.29secs....new time to come.

RIDES:
2015 Jaguar F Type R, Pearl white
2006 BMW M5 VT2-650 low compression supercharged: 698rwhp on Dynojet.
2001 Porsche 996 Twin Turbo, GT3 rear sway bar, Rennline CF front strut bar, Tarrett drop links and toe links, GT3 control arms, BC coilovers, Sharkwerks EVOM tune, RPi exhaust, Sharkwerks sports clutch, HRE 540r wheels, K16 Billet turbos, GTRS Intercoolers: 535rwhp, 550ft lbs trq. SOLD
2004 Infiniti G35 APS Twin Turbo with built motor and fully built transmission. 520rwhp and 550ft trq. SOLD
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I would get the following

1) RPi exhaust
2) RD Sport suspension items
3) RPi ram air kit

Why pay very high Dinan prices? I can't stomach the total 7k price...

Or..wait and find used Dinan items..

BMWDave: "The E60's V10 is like dating that hot girl who takes you for granted, makes you buy her stuff all the time, the sex is mindblowing and she screams too loud during the act , mother never approved of her, and she got too drunk at your wedding and made out with the best man..."

Richard Hammond: "Straight away, you can see the problem - Its brilliant. Big 500hp V10, naturally aspirated...Its just distilled essence of single malt driving pleasure."

Jeremy Clarkson: "In M********** mode, this car is pretty hard to describe. But 'perfect' will do for the moment. The M5, I think, may very well be my next car. I absolutely love it."

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One thing swaying me toward Dinan FRC & Rear sway is, both ACG & EuroCarFan have it installed and I trust their reasoning and preference to go with Dinan. I figure if it's good enough for them (...seeing how they sub-conciously and lovingly caress & ogle their cars), it should be good enough for me...

Can't remember if AngelSlayer has them as well, but watching their cars handle at the Car Control Clinic has me convinced that I can't go wrong with Dinan.
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One thing swaying me toward Dinan FRC & Rear sway is, both ACG & EuroCarFan have it installed and I trust their reasoning and preference to go with Dinan. I figure if it's good enough for them (...seeing how they sub-conciously and lovingly caress & ogle their cars), it should be good enough for me...

Can't remember if AngelSlayer has them as well, but watching their cars handle at the Car Control Clinic has me convinced that I can't go wrong with Dinan.
LOL all I can say is that there really is not much difference between the good brands so it comes down to getting a good deal

ESS Supercharged VT2-650
Custom ESS Alpha N Tune
Sprint Booster V2
RPI GTS Exhaust
RPI SV1 Oil Cooler
RPI Jet Hot Coated Headers
Snow Performance Water / Methanol Injection System.
10.1:1 Low Compression 5.1L Engine Build / Mahle Custom Pistons / Carrillo Rods / Custom Fuel System / Custom Rod Bearings.
KW V3 Coilovers
Dinan Rear Sway Bar / Dinan Front Roll Control / Dinan Monoballs.
Daily Setup: 3 Pc ADV.1 05 wheels F 20x9 / 255/35/20 R 20x10.5 / 295/30/20 / Michelin PSS Tires
12mm Rogue Engineering Spacers.
Track Setup: Apex Arc-8 wheels F 18x9 / Hoosier A6 P245/40ZR-18 R 18x10.5 / Hoosier A6 P315/30ZR-18.
Vorsteiner Rep Hood / Gloss Black Roof Wrap / Smoked LED Side Markers / Limo Tint
Custom Headlights with Orion V2 Rings / LCI Fins / LCI Clear Eyebrows
Custom Blacked Out LCI Tail Lights and Miranda Bruce V6.1 Cables
Hartge Rep Urethane Front Lip
AC Schnitzer Roof Spoiler
Matte Black Kidneys Grills / Gloss Black Side Gills / Gloss Black Rear M5 Emblem / Black/White CF Hood &Trunk Roundel / Rear Bumper Mesh / M5 Puddle lights / Electric Fold Away Front License Plate Frame
CF Rear Diffuser / CF Side Skirt Extensions /CF Rear Side Extensions / CF Trunk Spoiler
White LED Interior Lighting / Black/White CF Steering Wheel Roundel
Alcantara-CF Flat Bottom Steering Wheel
SS Handbrake Handle/Pedals
Hardwired Valentine 1
P3Cars BMW E60 Vent Integrated Digital Interface
Custom SC Kit Color Scheme.
Mirror Fold-up / Window Roll-up / Sunroof Closure / Auto S5 at Start up / Euro Launch Control / iDrive Acceptance Delete / Rev Limiter 8600 / Top Speed Limiter Removed.
RD Sports 6 Piston F 380/35mm and 4 Piston R 380/32mm Big Brake Kit.
Soft Close Doors / Active Seats.
The journey continues......

Dynojet 698rwhp / 498ft lb trq.
Old 60-130mph 8.29secs....new time to come.

RIDES:
2015 Jaguar F Type R, Pearl white
2006 BMW M5 VT2-650 low compression supercharged: 698rwhp on Dynojet.
2001 Porsche 996 Twin Turbo, GT3 rear sway bar, Rennline CF front strut bar, Tarrett drop links and toe links, GT3 control arms, BC coilovers, Sharkwerks EVOM tune, RPi exhaust, Sharkwerks sports clutch, HRE 540r wheels, K16 Billet turbos, GTRS Intercoolers: 535rwhp, 550ft lbs trq. SOLD
2004 Infiniti G35 APS Twin Turbo with built motor and fully built transmission. 520rwhp and 550ft trq. SOLD
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