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Forum: 6 Series DIY 12-20-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,588
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The rear plugs will still be a challenge, but not...

The rear plugs will still be a challenge, but not that bad, just follow the threads on how to do! The firewalls still restrict access with tools to remove the back plugs!!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By 645/333
Another great choice!!! I so miss my 6 series...

Another great choice!!!
I so miss my 6 series and as I have said will definitely get another one (hate to say this really enjoying my Mercedes at the moment)!
There is no doubt in my mind that in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By 645/333
Whilst you may get an answer on this forum it is...

Whilst you may get an answer on this forum it is made up mostly of Americans, Canadians who have never seen a 6 series diesel as they where never marketed outside of Europe (mainly).
They have...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-10-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By 645/333
I had the external cover, BMW supply both indoor...

I had the external cover, BMW supply both indoor and outdoor covers. The outdoor is like a silver colour with elastic on the front and rear.
whilst the cover works it does not stay on the car in...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-28-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By 645/333
Hi agree about the suspension issue, if left at...

Hi agree about the suspension issue, if left at full extension for a long period, many take the weight of the weight of the car on axle stands with the wheels on blocks so that they are not at the...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-27-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By 645/333
Ctech are the chargers used/ sold by BMW. They...

Ctech are the chargers used/ sold by BMW. They are an intelligent charger and can be used for long term trickle charging. this keeps all the electronics and the battery in prime condition.
Just...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By 645/333
It is not the car that is sensitive, it is to...

It is not the car that is sensitive, it is to tell you the potential for ice on the roads and adjust your driving style........still a good feature, especially where fog is concerned etc..
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By 645/333
Outside temp is close to Freezing...........

Outside temp is close to Freezing...........
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-03-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By 645/333
Have you done anything with the ECU? It is not...

Have you done anything with the ECU? It is not just a matter of taking one engine out and dropping in another (not teaching granny to suck eggs here), but you may find that it is more an electronics...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-03-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By 645/333
Hi you have put this question in the wrong forum,...

Hi you have put this question in the wrong forum, this one is the E89 and yours is the E85, so you will have to move the question if you want a better answer.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By 645/333
Personally I would get the fault corrected,...

Personally I would get the fault corrected, especially if it is the rear windscreen you have this warranty which will cover the cost of replacement. Garages hate doing this repair under warranty as...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By 645/333
You can easily get access to wiring diagrams for...

You can easily get access to wiring diagrams for the car, they use the E60 as the base but the wiring is essentially the same. You can get the WDS off Ebay. This will be a great help !!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By 645/333
The radio antennae on the coupe is in the rear...

The radio antennae on the coupe is in the rear windscreen, my radio had lousy reception and they had to change the rear window to fix it (the heater element serves two purposes) there is some...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By 645/333
I stand to be corrected but I think the sensors...

I stand to be corrected but I think the sensors act in series, but they are separated circuits front to rear. There is the master switch which is part of the circuit, but given you have the picture...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By 645/333
I had two sets of interior trim, one set walnut...

I had two sets of interior trim, one set walnut and the other Ruthenium (which I hated)!! I took out all of the Ruthenium and painted it BMW Black Sapphire with copious coats of a hard lacquer, which...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-26-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By 645/333
No difference, more or less the same...........I...

No difference, more or less the same...........I have done all 3 models Z3, E85 and well okay not the E89, but had all calipers replaced and watched the work and no difference....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-26-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By 645/333
Hi I used a "gloop" that is permanently in the...

Hi I used a "gloop" that is permanently in the tyre and not put just after a flat is experienced. This stuff immediately seals any penetration into the tyre. It is used by the police and many other...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 905
Posted By 645/333
Check that it is not just the top hose, after a...

Check that it is not just the top hose, after a period of time the clamp holding the hose fails, I put a jubilee clip on and no more leaks........Did not have to do any other works!!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-15-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,695
Posted By 645/333
hi, I decide to respond to this post, so without...

hi, I decide to respond to this post, so without prejudice! Every car I have owned I have hit the speed limiter just once just for the fun of it, in the case of the 6 series it was 155mph measured...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By 645/333
I think it is the rear section undertray for the...

I think it is the rear section undertray for the transmission, behind the front engine undertray. If you go to a BMW parts department normally they will spin the screen and let you point it out or...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,132
Posted By 645/333
There is a post or a DIY where a guy repairs or...

There is a post or a DIY where a guy repairs or replaces a valve block, lots of pictures etc It maybe on the 7 series forum or the 5 series but if you do a search you will find it?
It may help in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By 645/333
Two things, 1) do a steering reset, which is...

Two things, 1) do a steering reset, which is start the car and move the steering wheel full lock to lock about 4-5 times. 2) check the fluid level in the steering fluid reservoir it may need topping...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-30-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,699
Posted By 645/333
Very informative, lots of work doing the install...

Very informative, lots of work doing the install and the DIY! Well done.
Bet you regret cutting into the ashtray now having moved the base control knob to what is a good position :cry: The knob is...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-29-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By 645/333
I am not a fan of buying something with only one...

I am not a fan of buying something with only one key, when generally the cars are sold with two.
It has not been unknown for a person to hold onto a key and claim they only have the one, for the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By 645/333
It shrinks over time, it was not the engine...

It shrinks over time, it was not the engine clean, you can only replace it with new, and then in a few years that will have shrunk just the nature of the material. but don't be tempted to take it out...
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