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Forum: 6 Series 08-28-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By longerone
Right Tampamark, will go the seal replace route...

Right Tampamark, will go the seal replace route for the pump, save the $$ for the expansion tank as suggested by Kmgray01. Bought the vehicle used without service history, so i have no idea if...
Forum: 6 Series 08-27-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By longerone
Serpentine belt chirp revelations.

Been driving my 06 650i on and off due to my frequent travels, noticed the serpentine belt chirping now and then.
Gave the engine a closer look at idle and notice belt tensioner pulley shaking as if...
Forum: 6 Series 05-04-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 68,634
Posted By longerone
A forum member posted a variation of this problem...

A forum member posted a variation of this problem which i share with him. That is if top is in completely closed position, it refuse to come out of the trunk to close car, in this situation the...
Forum: 6 Series 05-01-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 68,634
Posted By longerone
Didn't try it yet. I figured that considering the...

Didn't try it yet. I figured that considering the push works when the top refuse to open, my problem starts with top refusing to come out of the trunk. My fear is that if the push works and the top...
Forum: 6 Series 05-01-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 68,634
Posted By longerone
My vert top woes began. At the beginning the top...

My vert top woes began. At the beginning the top was opened and would not close, if i press the close button, the trunk lid opens but the top will not come out to close so i press the the open button...
Forum: 6 Series 05-01-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,261
Posted By longerone
My vert top woes began. At the beginning the top...

My vert top woes began. At the beginning the top was opened and would not close, if i press the close button, the trunk lid opens but the top will not come out to close so i press the the open button...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 03-29-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 80,246
Posted By longerone
Thank you very much Yorgi for your excellent DIY....

Thank you very much Yorgi for your excellent DIY. Your effort will save a lot of 6xers and owners $. It certainly will save my sixer which is residing in Africa:thumb up:
I have just imported the...
Forum: 6 Series 03-29-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,945
Posted By longerone
I purchased the 1inch polk tweeters for my 06...

I purchased the 1inch polk tweeters for my 06 650i vert. This is due to the fact that my 07 328xi audio sounds better. After purchase i noticed that AMAZON says that this tweeters fit 05 645 but not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,065
Posted By longerone
This 328is look the same from 07 upwards. Mine is...

This 328is look the same from 07 upwards. Mine is an 07 monaco blue with i drive, looks almost exact same with your 2010. Nice car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By longerone
i bought my 2007 328xi coupe with 311,000 kms MT,...

i bought my 2007 328xi coupe with 311,000 kms MT, in top condition. my first bmw actually. Everything works perfectly , recently the AC is not cooling as it should. So I'm about to sell it after a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-16-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,313
Posted By longerone
My 07 328xi coupe with over 300,000km, is holding...

My 07 328xi coupe with over 300,000km, is holding up well on the rough, sometimes unpaved roads of Africa, i don't even have a dealer to report to. I don't know if i have the original wheel, see pic....
Forum: 6 Series 02-23-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,261
Posted By longerone
Finally, the steering is a bit old, would like to...

Finally, the steering is a bit old, would like to know if i can swap it with my 07 328xi. But not sure they will fit. The buttons seems to be the same.
Forum: 6 Series 02-23-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,261
Posted By longerone
7. BMW logo on boot open handle scratched (Order...

7. BMW logo on boot open handle scratched (Order from Amazon)
8.Left Fog lamp plastic cover and bumper plastic missing(will replace)
9. BMW logo on rear wheel missing(will replace)

Finally...
Forum: 6 Series 02-23-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,261
Posted By longerone
My 06 650i vert arrives, certainly a head turner....

My 06 650i vert arrives, certainly a head turner.
1.Rear brake pads really worn out, order a STOPTECH pads replacement from Amazon.
2.Some scratches on the rear cabin plastic panels and rear...
Forum: 6 Series 01-26-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,261
Posted By longerone
I am just in Love and about to plunge into buying...

I am just in Love and about to plunge into buying 2006 650i with 150k miles on the odo. Top issues maybe a problem. Someone posted on this site that BMWs are built to last for 150k. I can't believe...
Forum: 6 Series 01-18-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 68,634
Posted By longerone
I am just in Love and about to plunge into buying...

I am just in Love and about to plunge into buying 2006 650i with 150k miles on the odo. Top issues is a problem. Someone posted on this site that BMWs are built to last for 150k. I can't believe that...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 09-11-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,015
Posted By longerone
A friend of mine is getting the 90th anniversary...

A friend of mine is getting the 90th anniversary 1200RT for sale. I'm looking at the possibility buying it and selling off the GS. What re your thoughts.
I believe they are essentially the same bike...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 09-11-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,015
Posted By longerone
Good meeting you all. Ive been riding Japanese...

Good meeting you all. Ive been riding Japanese bikes since 1983. Only recently bought a used 2002 R1150GS as a second bike. My current bike is a Honda 2004 ST1300. The GS is certainly rough running...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By longerone
No cover here, so i have to buy this cable and...

No cover here, so i have to buy this cable and fix it myself. I hope its not a difficult task. I understand the battery cable came loose at the fuse box. If this is the case, i assume the solution is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By longerone
Heyyy, i never checked.Dumb me, thanks carlson.

Heyyy, i never checked.Dumb me, thanks carlson.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By longerone
Lights out problem.

I bough a used 07 BMW 328xi coupe with 290k on the odo. Very clean and functions perfectly. Some weeks ago it started to exhibit a problem resembles a battery terminal loosing contact. The last time...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-31-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By longerone
Engine oil leaking.

Got my 07 328xi, engine oil/filter changed, been using car mostly on short runs. Then took it for a 100KM run and speed up to 200KM/H.
I noticed a small oil spill under the car next day. Checked the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,724
Posted By longerone
Dan 2875 needs to buy this battery...

Dan 2875 needs to buy this battery http://www.autozone.com/autozone/parts/Batteries/_/N-af333
The likely error to get will be only the AWD steering, which will clear after starting the vehicle and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,724
Posted By longerone
By implication, my understanding is that if you...

By implication, my understanding is that if you change your battery with the original type OEM, NO error codes will show up.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,443
Posted By longerone
Been away for 2 weeks, after driving my new to me...

Been away for 2 weeks, after driving my new to me beemer. I instruct a driver to take it to the station for an oil/filter change. After carrying out the job, he informed me that the computer oil...
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