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    Thread: Insideline Track Tested: 2013 BMW M5

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      09-27-2012 10:13 PM #1
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      09-27-2012 10:37 PM #2
      I couldn't even consider this thing unless you could completely disable that ridiculous engine sound through the radio garbage.

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      09-27-2012 10:44 PM #3
      Compare the sound of the F10 to the sound of the E60.



      I'm pretty disappointed that M didn't make the V8TT more vocal for the M application. It sounds really bland.

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      09-27-2012 10:52 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by Fritz27 View Post
      I'm pretty disappointed that M didn't make the V8TT more vocal for the M application. It sounds really bland.
      I did not find that when driving the M6...but I had very low expectations.

      Do both cars play the fake engine sounds?

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      09-27-2012 10:59 PM #5
      I can't believe they have to play engine sounds on a vehicle equipped with a V8, let alone one so expensive.

      One something like my GTI, I think it's silly...but I understand.

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      09-27-2012 11:09 PM #6
      It's two-fold. One is that cars are getting more and more sound-deadening, isolating the driver more and more, but it's also got to be partially that so many cars are coming with turbo-chargers which inevitably muffle the exhaust note. My T5 855 doesn't sound anything like the NA 850's (which sound surprisingly good stock).

      I still think it's silly though. Every car has a sound, and I want to hear what it really sounds like, because that's a big sensation telling me everything is OK.
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      09-28-2012 03:21 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by SVTJayC View Post
      I couldn't even consider this thing unless you could completely disable that ridiculous engine sound through the radio garbage.
      Im positive a 3rd party will have a device that will disable it. I would hate to have to pay money for something like that, but not as much as I would hate the fact that there is FAKE ENGINE NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS!

      Someone will probably find a easier way to remove it, maybe find the module in the car and rip it out. However for all we know that will just end up throwing a code
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      09-27-2012 10:44 PM #8
      The big news over on the BMW boards is there is a stop sale and stop driving recommendation out for the M5 and M6 for a failing oil pump. They're halting production too to get new pumps out to dealers asap.
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      09-28-2012 12:17 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by curvedinfinity View Post
      The big news over on the BMW boards is there is a stop sale and stop driving recommendation out for the M5 and M6 for a failing oil pump. They're halting production too to get new pumps out to dealers asap.
      Pumps, of any kind, are just not BMW's forte.

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