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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By tampamark
Personally I don't change things that aren't bad...

Personally I don't change things that aren't bad yet. Unless it makes a sense, for instance changing something that is in the vicinity of another item that took 10 hours to get to!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By tampamark
Congrats! It looks to be in fantastic shape.

Congrats! It looks to be in fantastic shape.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By tampamark
Go to settings/time. Or press voice command and...

Go to settings/time. Or press voice command and say time.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By tampamark
I believe you are allowed one replacement of the...

I believe you are allowed one replacement of the bushing prior to replacement of the entire assembly. So you may be able to do the less expensive alternative. Up to you to replace all, but thrust...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By tampamark
My right foot is also my nemesis - 12/13 mpg is...

My right foot is also my nemesis - 12/13 mpg is what we get for the most part.

Congrats on getting your 6. My top does the same thing, I have not found a solution but it rarely bothers me. I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By tampamark
Since you don't have to paint it and will dip it...

Since you don't have to paint it and will dip it the same color probably not such a big deal? How much is it to repair? Does the dip cover up the scratches or do you have to fix those. I think you...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 92,585
Posted By tampamark
Hi Frankie, this is a Hall Sensor that monitors...

Hi Frankie, this is a Hall Sensor that monitors the position of the top in several segments. If it was a simple open/close life would have been nice and easy. It is postulated that the reason this...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By tampamark
I used the vacuum system instead, pulling the...

I used the vacuum system instead, pulling the fluid on the caliper side instead of pushing the fluid from the reservoir.

On my Jeep though it couldn't get a good pull, I had to enlist the Wife...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By tampamark
Go to eBay and buy the BMW TIS that covers your...

Go to eBay and buy the BMW TIS that covers your model year, this is the program that has your repair info
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By tampamark
Or alternator, or both. Or IVM. Get the battery...

Or alternator, or both. Or IVM. Get the battery and alternator tested. If they both check out as good then move on to other culprits.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By tampamark
That is very cool, thanks! But alas, when the...

That is very cool, thanks! But alas, when the Wife drives she is not so happy with Sport Mode. Plus, when I get into my subdivision I turn it off, the throttle is a bit jumpy with all systems in...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 08-16-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By tampamark
Nicely done! How in the world did you do this? ...

Nicely done! How in the world did you do this? I am not following your footsteps, but I am real curious. Looks like relays and a controller?

By the way, I dig that hood.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By tampamark
You know, I have never found a definitive answer...

You know, I have never found a definitive answer to this question. The manual says when you put the shift knob to the left with an automatic it engages the sport transmission mode. Does it also...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By tampamark
There are three selections I make everytime I get...

There are three selections I make everytime I get in the car by myself - sport button on, tranny to the left for D/S mode, and one click of the DTC. Of course I average 13 mph also...

The car is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,938
Posted By tampamark
I don't know if you can say for sure it is bad or...

I don't know if you can say for sure it is bad or good by looking at a picture. But I can say it looks like hell, it shouldn't be "weathered" when it is in a trunk!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By tampamark
Just make sure you get someone who has experience...

Just make sure you get someone who has experience coding a CIC!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By tampamark
Sorry man, my only answer is what you probably...

Sorry man, my only answer is what you probably know, that isn't the right Sirius module. I have never taken mine out and looked at it, but that doesn't really matter, either it fits or it doesn't.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By tampamark
No one can accuse you of being a...

No one can accuse you of being a procrastinator!!! Well done, car looks great. The gold is not my bag, but it isn't overdone which is a good thing. Enjoy that 6. :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By tampamark
I find my 6 ragtop to be very quiet. I can't...

I find my 6 ragtop to be very quiet. I can't compare to a coupe, but I know that compared to my Wrangler it is as calm as a recording studio!

As far as BMW's thinking, I have no idea. Maybe...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By tampamark
When you talk about OEM there are some pretty big...

When you talk about OEM there are some pretty big differences. The stock 6 rims which are called Ellipsoids are a cast, so they are lower quality. The only other OEM BMW rims you could probably...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,854
Posted By tampamark
I would start with: CAS module. ...

I would start with:

CAS module.
KOMFORTSCHLIESSUNG_FB
set it to aktiv

That is what got me going, whether the stuff I tried before was necessary also I do not know. But this one is a definite!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By tampamark
I must say that you are the man! Many have come...

I must say that you are the man! Many have come in over the years and made noise about upgrading, but you are the only one that actually executed anything...and you have gone all out. Supercharger,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By tampamark
I would ask you what year your car is, but that...

I would ask you what year your car is, but that doesn't matter anyway. If you have to ask to add the option you have the older CCC Idrive. The newer CIC system has USB as a standard.

You should...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By tampamark
I don't want my plate too visible at night, that...

I don't want my plate too visible at night, that is when I am in stealth mode. So no LED for me, I would use a .1 of a watt incandescent if available.:thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By tampamark
I tried to go budget when I replaced my...

I tried to go budget when I replaced my pads/rotors and re-use the sensors. They never tripped, on my previous Porsche you could use them if they were never indicated. But like Rebel said, the BMW...
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