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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-12-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By whitedesigns
Smg

I had my transmission pump replaced at about 70K miles. Other than that, I have had 0 problems with the car.
Total cost of ownership, inluding mantainence in 6 years: less than $3K. $500/year.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By whitedesigns
check out....

Search for Yorgi's brake DIY document on this forum.

I used it and it may be the single best DIY document I've ever seen.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-21-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,468
Posted By whitedesigns
Love Asheville, but as with my R1150RT, I use my...

Love Asheville, but as with my R1150RT, I use my 6 to go from A to B as needed. Never "Hey it's Saturday, let's put the top down and cruise to "x.""

Yes, I am lame.

As for staying with a bunch...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-18-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,468
Posted By whitedesigns
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd268/ciras3/Ha...

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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-08-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By whitedesigns
My point is: for every person that has a terrible...

My point is: for every person that has a terrible experience there are those that have a good experience. That's all.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-08-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By whitedesigns
or.....

You could buy a 2005 like mine that has needed one repair in 6 years that totaled $1500.

I think this board suffers from a disproportionate number of folks who thrash and modify these cars and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-29-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By whitedesigns
you read my mind - not sure how the math works...

you read my mind - not sure how the math works here.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-14-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By whitedesigns
thanks

Thanks for stopping by to explain how the 6 is inferior to your new Mercedes.

As my friend who sells BMW's would say to anyone considering a Mercedes (including a 75 year old woman) "You're MUCH...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-14-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By whitedesigns
of course

The 650 is exactly 005 better than the 645.:)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-30-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By whitedesigns
copper is safe for

Copper is safe for hot and cold water in a house, so I'm dying to hear why it's a problem for a car's cooling system.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-20-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 792
Posted By whitedesigns
IMHO I think there are quite a few folks here who...

IMHO I think there are quite a few folks here who perform mods, drive the $hit out of their car, park it outside and then expect a huge metal box full of electronics to work after being exposed to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-16-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By whitedesigns
my first BMW

I bought a used 3 series soon after graduating college. I had a problem with the door panels delaminating which happened once during warranty and once after.

Once the car was out of warranty,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-07-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By whitedesigns
SMG hydrolic transmission pump

I recently had my hydrolic transmission pump replaced by a local reputable indie - 1300 bucks. Sounds about right.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-02-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By whitedesigns
I only replaced pads. Everything is perfect.

I only replaced pads. Everything is perfect.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-02-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By whitedesigns
dyi

I just replaced my pads using Yorgi's guide in about 2 hours. Rotors are smooth and I have had no problems. In my experience, the school of thought with replacing rotors is:

1) As the rotors get...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-20-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By whitedesigns
The point is you don't have a sense of humor I...

The point is you don't have a sense of humor I guess.....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By whitedesigns
Thanks Yorgi!

I replaced my brake pads today with the help of Yorgi's DYI. It was very helpful and I just wanted to say thanks to Yorgi for the awesome document. For you it is obviously a labor of love and I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By whitedesigns
more cars

Dave it sounds like the problem is you don't have enough BMW's. Simply put, you should own one of every current model available. That way you'll have a better overall view of the brand offerings. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By whitedesigns
I've replaced that part before

I replaced that part myself. It just snaps down into place.
The boot attaches to the underside of the plastic part. It took 5 min. to install
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-03-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By whitedesigns
Anyone had to replace a rear view mirror?

Notice that the the mirror has turned partially brownish. Anyone replaced this mirror? What was the process? Thanks!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,241
Posted By whitedesigns
If you're in high school a new camaro is a great...

If you're in high school a new camaro is a great choice. I always laugh when I see a 40 something driving a teenager's car.

Now that being said, I would love a 1969 camaro convertible, so I guess...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By whitedesigns
Hi Blake: I have a BMW master mechanic down...

Hi Blake:

I have a BMW master mechanic down the street. He says that's the problem, so I'll hope for the best.

Thanks!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-23-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By whitedesigns
Thanks Blake. Did that solve your problem or did...

Thanks Blake. Did that solve your problem or did issues continue after the repair?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-22-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By whitedesigns
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-20-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By whitedesigns
SMG protection mode question

Hey Guys:

My wife was driving my car today - 2005 SMG and when she started the car a transmission protection warning came up, saying only reverse, 1st, 2nd and 3rd gear were available. It also...
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