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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 09-29-2005, 02:16 PM
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SMG burnout?

How do you do a nice 4k rpm, drop the clutch, DSC off, burnout with an SMG tranny?

...not that I'd ever abuse my car....
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Old 09-29-2005, 03:08 PM
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You mean thee launch mode??!!

Yes... do a for the E60 545 Launch codes
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Old 09-29-2005, 03:29 PM
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On my 530i w/SMG.

Turn off DSC (hold down for 3-4 seconds).

Put SMG in Sport mode.

In first gear, with car not moving, press down accelerator completely (must touch floor - and must hit floor before car can respond to gas pedal touch).

The car will rev to 3-4k and drop the clutch... :woot:

Be sure to watch your RPMS... my tires will spin and hit redline before I'm really going... so I have to back off the accelerator and keep it around redline till traction kicks in fully - then shift...
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Old 09-29-2005, 03:51 PM
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Cool...you should have asked me to try this out when you were testing driving...sounds like fun!
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Old 10-03-2005, 12:58 PM
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I didn't want to blow your trans on a test drive...


Did you give it a try?
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Old 10-03-2005, 01:52 PM
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Yeah, pretty wild! But I need to be tame with this car...gotta move the lease on to some lucky driver....
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