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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By gregb
I'm thinking that I might be able to tolerate...

I'm thinking that I might be able to tolerate those fingerprints on my hood for such a good cause ... :D:thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By gregb
a little fun @ the BMW event

Well guys - I had a little fun tossing around a 328d today at the BMW Ultimate Driving Event over at Atlanta Motor Speedway (autocross). Also took my son who attended the teen driving event and had...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By gregb
Two pics added 500383500384

Two pics added 500383500384
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By gregb
e64 headlight condensation

First step is to remove back access cover(s) and get it dried out as quick as you can (use hair dryer/fan if necessary). Not drying it out quickly could cause your headlight controllers to short out...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By gregb
+1. Several guys have done the Polk tweeters with...

+1. Several guys have done the Polk tweeters with very favorable reviews.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By gregb
You got me Nick - I didn't see your link and I...

You got me Nick - I didn't see your link and I was wondering why a pro like you gave a half-assed response ... I should have known better. :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By gregb
Like he said the boesman push will usually help....

Like he said the boesman push will usually help. Search for "top not locked" and you will find the epic long thread - the pics are on post #120 or 121 about the middle. On my phone so I can't track...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By gregb
There are many threads on this forum regarding...

There are many threads on this forum regarding the common "top not locked" error and blinking red light. There is also a very good "field fix" that can help to temporarily remove the problem (a/k/a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By gregb
Thanks Herb :D

Thanks Herb :D
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By gregb
It's my understanding that your question refers...

It's my understanding that your question refers to a special engine rev warning feature... telling you not to rev your engine very high after a cold start (like an early redline, but I think it's...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By gregb
That's decent pricing - which shop? I'm in...

That's decent pricing - which shop? I'm in Marietta and can recommend European Import Specialists and German Auto Repair (both competent reasonable indies).
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By gregb
My understanding is that every new battery should...

My understanding is that every new battery should be registered to maximize its life even if you are keeping the same type. The reason to register every new battery is so that the system recognizes...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 702
Posted By gregb
Stu - ok... you're following the correct...

Stu - ok... you're following the correct procedure to turn everything off. I also have the automatic b/c I use it as my daily driver for a 50+ mile roundtrip commute in Atlanta traffic (just past...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By gregb
If you're going to be in the Atlanta area, one of...

If you're going to be in the Atlanta area, one of the well-attended standing coffee and car meets is called "Caffeine & Octane." It's held on the first Sunday of every month... not specific to BMW's...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By gregb
Congrat's on your M6 purchase! :thumbup:

Congrat's on your M6 purchase! :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By gregb
very nice mod - definitely put allot of effort...

very nice mod - definitely put allot of effort into making it look integrated but the result looks good.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 702
Posted By gregb
If you are holding down the button until the...

If you are holding down the button until the light comes on then I believe you are only partially disabling TC. Hold it down and keep holding it down after the light comes on - at least 15 seconds...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By gregb
+1 what herb said :)

+1 what herb said :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By gregb
beat you by a minute... :) my prices in Georgia...

beat you by a minute... :) my prices in Georgia are a little cheaper than your prices in SoCal... :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By gregb
I would start with the sticky picture thread on...

I would start with the sticky picture thread on this forum above... lot's of aftermarket rims in the pics. After that, you can check tirerack.com for a fairly wide selection. Then lots of other...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By gregb
The short answer is that you can replace the...

The short answer is that you can replace the battery from any auto-parts store (AGM seems to be the one that everyone is going to). After replacement, you should get the battery "registered" to your...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By gregb
Price does sound high. I notice that you're in NY...

Price does sound high. I notice that you're in NY - there is a forum sponsor and BMW mechanic that is known for replacing the valve stem seals, a common problem. I believe he is in NYC, but it might...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By gregb
Haven't lubed anything in the last 4 years,...

Haven't lubed anything in the last 4 years, although I've had it in at the dealer a few times for top not locked errors covered under the CPO. Not sure if the dealer was doing any servicing or...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 117,110
Posted By gregb
As they say, your chances are probably slim to...

As they say, your chances are probably slim to none (and slim left town :). Look at the past service records of the car to determine how many of the typical long-term failures have been fixed (like...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By gregb
For pre-lci access angel eye bulbs by lifting...

For pre-lci access angel eye bulbs by lifting hood, then reaching from the top and removing the hatch cover in the rear of unit. Small hands help... :)
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