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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By rebel.ranter
I replaced the SMG pump on my 630i SMG (identical...

I replaced the SMG pump on my 630i SMG (identical system as the OP). Got it done at the dealer just under a year ago, they didn't know about the repair kit. I had to tell them that a repair kit...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By rebel.ranter
Not the TCU. Tired it a few times. It needs the...

Not the TCU. Tired it a few times. It needs the MOST bus.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By rebel.ranter
You will need a fibre optic connection to program...

You will need a fibre optic connection to program the Bluetooth module, the OBD connection won't work for TCU.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By rebel.ranter
I have a Blackvue dash cam and the quality, even...

I have a Blackvue dash cam and the quality, even at night is excellent. I only have the single camera version but I have installed a 2 way camera in my friend's M6 also. That system is excellent with...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By rebel.ranter
Do you have your key in the ignition and set to...

Do you have your key in the ignition and set to position 2? Position 2 is the setting just before pressing the start/stop button.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By rebel.ranter
If you have a key that is not comfort access then...

If you have a key that is not comfort access then you could try re-charging it with an electric tooth brush charger. I have seen this work and recommended this to others and it also worked for them....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,393
Posted By rebel.ranter
There are two possibilities that I am am aware of...

There are two possibilities that I am am aware of for the e38 7 Series:

- DICE iPod interface
- Intravee
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By rebel.ranter
Have you tried it with an older iPhone or iPod?...

Have you tried it with an older iPhone or iPod? Don't forget that the iPod interface is at least 6 year old technology. In technology terms 6 years is a very long time.
The issue may be down to this...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By rebel.ranter
Does the trunk release button inside the car...

Does the trunk release button inside the car work? The button is located near the accelerator (gas) pedal.

Check this to rule out any potential wiring problems going in to the trunk lid, to the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By rebel.ranter
Here you go: ...

Here you go:
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By rebel.ranter
Same here, all in Mexico...everything except...

Same here, all in Mexico...everything except large motorcycles...not much can keep up with an M6.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By rebel.ranter
I would recommend an Eisenmann exhaust though. I...

I would recommend an Eisenmann exhaust though. I just fitted one to my e36 and it sounds mean! Mine is only the "sport" version of the exhaust, a friend has fitted the "race" version to his e60 M5...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By rebel.ranter
I've been a bit boring when it has come to mods....

I've been a bit boring when it has come to mods. Mine is still under BMW warranty so I am loathe to mess with it.

I've only switched the Angel Eyes to LEDs and also I've swapped out the rear...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By rebel.ranter
The Oil gauge is at 1 litre when it's full, you...

The Oil gauge is at 1 litre when it's full, you should not let it go below zero. It will show as bars in the iDrive menu.

A word of warning, the system will not recognise a top up of less than 0.5...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By rebel.ranter
Are the streaks like dirty marks on the outer...

Are the streaks like dirty marks on the outer plastic screen or in the inside LCD screen?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By rebel.ranter
Leave them until they are due, then choose...

Leave them until they are due, then choose regular tires.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By rebel.ranter
The brakes may be squealing due to a set of non...

The brakes may be squealing due to a set of non OEM brake pads being fitted. No big deal to sort.
Agreed on the dent PDR guy, should be able to sort you.

Congrats on the new car, looks like you...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By rebel.ranter
BMW would be no different when it comes to tyre...

BMW would be no different when it comes to tyre blow outs, any comment that says otherwise is just nonsense!

Over here (in Ireland) our NCT national car test will issue a fail advisory for cars...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By rebel.ranter
You have the narrow screen "Business" Sat Nav...

You have the narrow screen "Business" Sat Nav version correct?

If so you have a number if options, in ascending order of cost:

1. Upgrade to CCC version.

2. Upgrade to CIC

3. Upgrade to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By rebel.ranter
Anything better that could be done with the...

Anything better that could be done with the chicken wire?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By rebel.ranter
Here you go, a DIY: ...

Here you go, a DIY:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=681888
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By rebel.ranter
Sorry I never finished off my previous post...

Sorry I never finished off my previous post properly. The e92 M3 has a fantastic sound, power is pretty good to be fair. The cabin is a little underwhelming and a bit cramped.
However overall I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By rebel.ranter
And the lights are all the same colour too. I...

And the lights are all the same colour too. I bought a new one for my M6, the previous owner must have had sand paper hands!

Old
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By rebel.ranter
Had a loan of a couple of e92 M3s before I bought...

Had a loan of a couple of e92 M3s before I bought my M6. I loved the sound of the v* and the handing but I did think it was a little small compared to the car I was driving at the time (e63 630i 6...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By rebel.ranter
If you want to go with an OEM solution for LED...

If you want to go with an OEM solution for LED license plate lifghts then you should use a set of LED lights as fitted to the LCI e87 1 Series.
They are identical in size to the ones fitted to the...
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