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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By rebel.ranter
I just checked my own timeframes and I'm over 8...

I just checked my own timeframes and I'm over 8 years a member! Over 4 years frequenting this subsection but would have been more likely to be in the e39 and e36 sections.

Any of you guys...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By rebel.ranter
Yeah, a manual 650i definitely exists. The reason...

Yeah, a manual 650i definitely exists. The reason they are so rare is because the 6 Series was meant to be a GT cruiser highway mile muncher. The target audience when new was a demographic that were...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By rebel.ranter
Congrats on the purchase. I have a feeling that...

Congrats on the purchase. I have a feeling that cars fitted with the Bluetooth handset will only work with that BMW handset.

The Dension kit is great, have it in both my 6ers.


On the subject...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By rebel.ranter
Delivery is 17 regardless of what you are...

Delivery is 17 regardless of what you are buying. For something like the sub-woofer speaker under the seat I think there will be a saving.

Standard stereo part numbers:

Central bass, left: 65...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By rebel.ranter
Check the price on www.carparts-pros.com It...

Check the price on www.carparts-pros.com

It will be cheaper, you just need to get the part number from realoem.com to use on the site.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By rebel.ranter
Yep you are correct!

Yep you are correct!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By rebel.ranter
I'm back in Palo Alto again in mid Sept if any...

I'm back in Palo Alto again in mid Sept if any one is about , week of 13th/14th Sept.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By rebel.ranter
I have a 630i and an M6, both with the SMG...

I have a 630i and an M6, both with the SMG gearbox. Previously I had an e39 auto, no,question that the auto is much smoother but the SMG can be driven smoother too once you get used to it.
I have...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By rebel.ranter
If you have a CD Changer already you may not have...

If you have a CD Changer already you may not have to code it. Also have a look at the Dension range of projects, they are quite good & work in a similar way to the OEM iPod kits.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,764
Posted By rebel.ranter
Sounds like the water pump to me. They are...

Sounds like the water pump to me. They are electrical pumpkin s in the e63, get the fault codes read and I bet it shows water pump failure.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By rebel.ranter
You can use CCC to show one set of POI...

You can use CCC to show one set of POI information, like gas stations OR restaurants, etc.
It's not as good as some of the systems from the likes of Lexus where the brand of the gas station is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By rebel.ranter
The Dension 500S unit is as close to an OEM...

The Dension 500S unit is as close to an OEM functionality in terms of steering wheel control, iDrive controller and display through CID display.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By rebel.ranter
Squeaking is not related to low brake fluid. ...

Squeaking is not related to low brake fluid.
Also brake fluid does not get low, it is a sealed system. It may drop down a tiny bit if the wear on the brake pads & discs are excessive but not enough...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By rebel.ranter
Just buy the 2015 Map DVD for your region. Pop it...

Just buy the 2015 Map DVD for your region. Pop it in the DVD, reset the CCC (press and hold the two eject buttons plus the volume control knob) and all done.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By rebel.ranter
I recommend the VLink WiFi dingle for iPhone/iPad...

I recommend the VLink WiFi dingle for iPhone/iPad users. Haven't tried the ELM Bluetooth one yet, I have one so I might give it a whirl one of these days!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By rebel.ranter
There loads of threads on how to register but the...

There loads of threads on how to register but the easiest way is to check the "Power Supply" section under "Functional Jobs" in the DIS/GT1 software tool.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By rebel.ranter
Here's a shot of the LED v normal on one plate: ...

Here's a shot of the LED v normal on one plate:

http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w160/rebelranter/BMW%20e63%20M6/309B5777-8781-44E2-8C36-B208441B0C1A_zps4umby3km.jpg...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By rebel.ranter
If you want to go OEM LED license plates then you...

If you want to go OEM LED license plates then you can use ones from an LCI 1 Series. They are an exact physical match for the 6 Series license plate lights.
You have to make one tiny modification...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By rebel.ranter
Hot country refers to a coding option for the...

Hot country refers to a coding option for the IHKA (HVAC computer) that sends more air to the center vents to provide the most a/c cooling. The coding option for hot country is to set it to "normal"...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By rebel.ranter
The brake pad wear sensors are two stage sensors,...

The brake pad wear sensors are two stage sensors, the idea of being two stage is that they can give a better idea of wear to indicate in iDrive.

Once the first stage of wear has past then it is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By rebel.ranter
Thats pretty common on the e63 & also the e60/e61...

Thats pretty common on the e63 & also the e60/e61 in general. It's happening on both my e63s. Well I sorted it on the 630i by putting a tiny piece (a sliver almost) of electrical insulating tape in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By rebel.ranter
Stu, your car has the newer trunk lid, with the...

Stu, your car has the newer trunk lid, with the built in LED brake light. The older style lid has no led brake light and a less pronounced lip.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By rebel.ranter
Generic code readers typically only read DME...

Generic code readers typically only read DME (engine) fault codes, iCarly reads every BMW module. It also gives more than just the basic P code, it gives the BMW fault code ID too, plus there's a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By rebel.ranter
LCI was around September 2007 I think for Europe....

LCI was around September 2007 I think for Europe.

Here's a link to some information on the E63, M6 & LCI changes. These might help make your mind up!

E63/64 Complete Vehicle...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By rebel.ranter
Correct, the 635d had the 3.0L twin turbo Diesel...

Correct, the 635d had the 3.0L twin turbo Diesel engine, same as that used in the 535d.
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