M5POST
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   M5POST - BMW M5 Forum > F10 M5 Forum > BMW M5 (F10) General Forum

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-09-2014, 01:44 PM   #1
gezi999
New Member
2

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Berlin


Posts: 10
iTrader: (0)

In Pictures: Facelifting a BMW Individual Speed Yellow M5

BIMMERPOST
     Featured on BIMMERPOST.com
See the story in pictures...just enjoy!

Individual speed yellow 2012 M5 arrives on a trailer...let the pictures talk!

Looks soooo amazing and clean...
Attached Images
                    
Appreciate 0
      03-09-2014, 02:00 PM   #2
eleven11
Captain
United_States
50

 
eleven11's Avatar
 
Drives: -F10 M5 ZCP-
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Derby City


Posts: 763
iTrader: (0)

Very cool. Thanks for sharing. What color yellow?
__________________

2014 M5 ZCP - Current
2011 135i Coupe - Retired
2007 335i Sedan - Retired
Appreciate 0
      03-09-2014, 02:27 PM   #3
bimmer-boy
Second Lieutenant
6

 
bimmer-boy's Avatar
 
Drives: bmw 330 e46
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: UK


Posts: 244
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by eleven11
Very cool. Thanks for sharing. What color yellow?
Looks like dakar yellow
__________________
"If your not careful the media will have you loving the people doing the oppressing, and hating the people being oppressed"

Malcolm X
Appreciate 0
      03-09-2014, 02:52 PM   #4
gezi999
New Member
2

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Berlin


Posts: 10
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by bimmer-boy View Post
Looks like dakar yellow
Speedyellow (BASF-Nr. FK70-122G)
Appreciate 0
      03-09-2014, 03:14 PM   #5
ufgtrs2007
dentite
19

 
ufgtrs2007's Avatar
 
Drives: '15 F80 M3, '13 E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: NC


Posts: 522
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
2013 BMW M3  [0.00]
2013 BMW M5  [0.00]
great job! Was it easy doing the wiring for the LED headlights? I heard it was difficult to do.
Appreciate 0
      03-09-2014, 03:26 PM   #6
gezi999
New Member
2

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Berlin


Posts: 10
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ufgtrs2007 View Post
great job! Was it easy doing the wiring for the LED headlights? I heard it was difficult to do.
Not really easy...
Appreciate 0
      03-09-2014, 03:45 PM   #7
avlnch
Lieutenant Colonel
44

 
Drives: 2013 Individual M5
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: South FL


Posts: 1,575
iTrader: (0)

Did the LED lights change? The inside of the lights look black.. I remember them being silver chrome.
__________________
2013 BMW INDIVIDUAL ///M5 {Frozen Black/Amaro Brown/Amaro Brown Alcantara/White Contrast Stitching/Piano Black Trim}
Appreciate 0
      03-09-2014, 04:19 PM   #8
gezi999
New Member
2

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Berlin


Posts: 10
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by avlnch View Post
Did the LED lights change? The inside of the lights look black.. I remember them being silver chrome.
All black...
http://www.autogespot.com/bmw/m5-f10...spottype=photo
Attached Images
  
Appreciate 0
      03-09-2014, 04:29 PM   #9
N.S.A
Captain
United_States
22

 
Drives: 2014 BMW M5 BLACK SAPPHIRE
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Southern California


Posts: 817
iTrader: (0)

is it just the lights is the face lift or the bumper as well was all changed, or you just took off the bumper to put the lights in? LOOKS GREAT
Appreciate 0
      03-09-2014, 04:41 PM   #10
gezi999
New Member
2

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Berlin


Posts: 10
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by N.S.A View Post
is it just the lights is the face lift or the bumper as well was all changed, or you just took off the bumper to put the lights in? LOOKS GREAT
2014 Full Adaptive LED Headlights
2014 Front Grille
2014 Taillights

Bumper stays same
Appreciate 0
      03-09-2014, 05:09 PM   #11
avlnch
Lieutenant Colonel
44

 
Drives: 2013 Individual M5
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: South FL


Posts: 1,575
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by gezi999
Quote:
Originally Posted by avlnch View Post
Did the LED lights change? The inside of the lights look black.. I remember them being silver chrome.
All black...
http://www.autogespot.com/bmw/m5-f10...spottype=photo
Looks good but would look better if BMW didn't include that silver strip. I don't think it even has a purpose?
__________________
2013 BMW INDIVIDUAL ///M5 {Frozen Black/Amaro Brown/Amaro Brown Alcantara/White Contrast Stitching/Piano Black Trim}
Appreciate 0
      03-10-2014, 02:42 AM   #12
N.S.A
Captain
United_States
22

 
Drives: 2014 BMW M5 BLACK SAPPHIRE
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Southern California


Posts: 817
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by gezi999 View Post
2014 Full Adaptive LED Headlights
2014 Front Grille
2014 Taillights

Bumper stays same
oh okay cool thanks. I always wonder what was the exact LCI change was. I Have a LCI M5 but I thought the bumper and front were squarer than the non LCI M5. I was wrong. good to know thanks
Appreciate 0
      03-10-2014, 04:01 AM   #13
gezi999
New Member
2

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Berlin


Posts: 10
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by N.S.A View Post
oh okay cool thanks. I always wonder what was the exact LCI change was. I Have a LCI M5 but I thought the bumper and front were squarer than the non LCI M5. I was wrong. good to know thanks
No worries...easy to downgrade LCI to non-LCI if you are interested...
Appreciate 0
      03-10-2014, 09:08 AM   #14
nynd
Second Lieutenant
2

 
Drives: '13 BMW M5 White/S.O. Interior
Join Date: May 2012
Location: T.O.


Posts: 229
iTrader: (0)

To get those headlights to function - what needed to be done? New harness, any coding or modules?
Appreciate 0
      03-10-2014, 02:16 PM   #15
soooma
M5D
United_States
44

 
soooma's Avatar
 
Drives: M5 LCI
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: NC


Posts: 1,569
iTrader: (1)

Nice job
How much total costs?
Labor? or you did it?
Appreciate 0
      03-10-2014, 02:50 PM   #16
khanyam4
Lieutenant
Cambodia
5

 
Drives: 04 e46 m3,13 535i
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Garden Grove, CA


Posts: 559
iTrader: (0)

love extra detail on the led headlight swap, more detail information would be great.
Appreciate 0
      03-10-2014, 02:52 PM   #17
dhirm5
Major
37

 
Drives: 2014 M5 ZCP, 2014 X5 35d
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Bethesda, MD


Posts: 1,042
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by avlnch View Post
Looks good but would look better if BMW didn't include that silver strip. I don't think it even has a purpose?
I think it's there for reflectivity - it's pretty weird looking up close - def much more than just a silver strip. It has little reflective segments throughout. They likely need it for the diffraction.
__________________
2014 M5 ZCP - Azurite Black over SSII Full
2011 Xdrive35d - Platinum Gray over Oyster/Black Leather (hers)
2009 M5 - Carbon Black over Sepang Full (gone - not forgotten)
2001 740i M-Sport - Carbon Black over Black (gone - not forgotten)
Appreciate 0
      03-10-2014, 03:02 PM   #18
gezi999
New Member
2

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Berlin


Posts: 10
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by nynd View Post
To get those headlights to function - what needed to be done? New harness, any coding or modules?
Each headlight has 4 control units and additional new 2014 footwell module and central gateway module are required so total 10 control units plus 2 headlights.
Wiring and coding has to be done we hire a special technician doing these jobs.
Appreciate 0
      03-11-2014, 05:24 PM   #19
infamousq
Lieutenant
United_States
9

 
infamousq's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Toyota Camry
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Kobra Headquarters


Posts: 411
iTrader: (0)

Wow ok so much for the Plug and play!!!
Appreciate 0
      03-11-2014, 07:16 PM   #20
N.S.A
Captain
United_States
22

 
Drives: 2014 BMW M5 BLACK SAPPHIRE
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Southern California


Posts: 817
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by gezi999 View Post
No worries...easy to downgrade LCI to non-LCI if you are interested...
Good to know I let me friends know. I like the steering wheel the most for the upgrade main reason why I got an LCI m5
Appreciate 0
      04-29-2014, 08:53 AM   #21
gs24F10
Lieutenant
United_States
20

 
Drives: F10 535xi
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Lincoln Park, NJ


Posts: 592
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Nice job. Looks clean
Appreciate 0
      04-29-2014, 09:10 AM   #22
330xtrai
Do you even post BRO?
United_States
25

 
330xtrai's Avatar
 
Drives: 330xi
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: New Jersey


Posts: 1,809
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2006 BMW 330xi  [0.00]
Looks beast.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:45 AM.




m5post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST