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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By coug60
When I did my CIC retrofit I had it done. Its a...

When I did my CIC retrofit I had it done. Its a nifty feature and used it in the beginning haven't used it in years now.
I figured I might as well go all the way if I was going to do anything at all...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By coug60
Thanks Herb. Ill give it a try on 2amp and see...

Thanks Herb. Ill give it a try on 2amp and see if I can green it up...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By coug60
Thanks Herb I did the 40amp charge with the...

Thanks Herb
I did the 40amp charge with the battery out of the car (stand alone).
My Ctek 3300 does not have the "Recondition Mode" (should have got the 7700 model). Thats why I was wondering if I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By coug60
Battery Stuff

Ok so I bought this battery tender off eBay I think it was. It did the job of charging the battery, but not enough to be able to start the car and it was very temperamental...
So after reading posts...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By coug60
Just curious but what about a DIY engine rebuild?...

Just curious but what about a DIY engine rebuild?
If your heads are in good shape you can have them rebuilt for not to much and salvage things off the old engine like all the pumps ie water, oil,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By coug60
A lot of info... I went to a permanent install...

A lot of info...
I went to a permanent install at the battery itself, the charger comes with quick disconnects so I can make a permanent connection at the battery lugs. That way I can put the covers...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By coug60
I hooked up my charger directly to the battery...

I hooked up my charger directly to the battery terminals in the trunk (battery not disconnected) and my tender would not charge it.
But when I hooked it up under the hood to the pos bat jumper...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By coug60
I'm tempted to go directly to the battery in the...

I'm tempted to go directly to the battery in the trunk only because of ease.
The car is garaged and the charger comes with detachable leads so all I have to do is disconnect and close the trunk...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By coug60
Thanks for the info I purchased the...

Thanks for the info

I purchased the MotoCentric MC750 12V Battery Smart Tender Charger Maintainer
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By coug60
Battery Tender...

Ok, I have a Battery Tender coming in the mail tomorrow.
I'm having a problem with the car battery staying charged enough to start the car as I don't drive her much anymore since Ive moved back to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,452
Posted By coug60
I did mine. Very Very easy. And after doing...

I did mine. Very Very easy.
And after doing mine the first time I could do it again in 10 minutes.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By coug60
Oil Level Question

Just changes the oil in the 6er at the Auto Hobby Shop at the Air Force Academy (I moved to Colorado).
Drained the the oil from the tank and of course changed the filter so the oil in that and the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,273
Posted By coug60
Check this out... ...

Check this out...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=810692&highlight=

Update to valve cover in there....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By coug60
Thanks all.... Going to check both. Ill let...

Thanks all.... Going to check both.
Ill let you know.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-10-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By coug60
Any Ideas

Have a problem maybe...
Have moved back to Colorado from the San Francisco Bay area.
Dont drive the car as much but still several times a week take her to the gym and back. About 5 miles round...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By coug60
Its 5 less then a 650....

Its 5 less then a 650....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By coug60
Sorry your not happy with your 6er... Ive been...

Sorry your not happy with your 6er...
Ive been lucky with mine I guess, I'm in the 70k mileage range and have only had some minor issues.
These cars are luxury sports cars not sports cars, there's...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By coug60
I had the same problem with my sub woofer on my...

I had the same problem with my sub woofer on my 745. I thought one was blown and replaced it only to have the same problem. I found out it was actually the amp.
I replaced the amp and all was well...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-22-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By coug60
Nice car...

Nice car...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By coug60
Dash Cam cameras

I bought a iRoad 3300ch dash cam (has rear camera too) when I lived in the bay area of San Francisco. There where just to many idiots on the road there to not have one. I wounder how my car survived...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By coug60
My god..... Please. The thought of a 6er...

My god..... Please.
The thought of a 6er pulling a trailer. Say it isn't so.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,440
Posted By coug60
That being said, and not completely educated on...

That being said, and not completely educated on gear ratio's.
I know that most of the time when gear ratios are changed its for more torque on the low end for a better launch at the green light but...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,440
Posted By coug60
Great info tampamark thanks... I'm seeing a...

Great info tampamark thanks...

I'm seeing a lot of 4.10s out there. This looks like a mod I might try to do. Not cheap but not to expensive either.... 3.91 or 4.10 that's the question.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,440
Posted By coug60
What are the specifics for the X5 Differential...

What are the specifics for the X5 Differential 3.91 for the 6er? Any year better then another? Any other necessary info needed to research one for purchase?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By coug60
In search of a good Colorado Springs Indy....

Well Ive moved to Colorado Springs Colorado...
Anybody know of a good Indy shop to take the 6er to?
If not how about the Denver area...
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