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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 470
Posted By Laslonimne
Just my two cents worth: There is no rotor...

Just my two cents worth:

There is no rotor better suited to these cars than the stock rotor. Slots and holes are purely cosmetic and serve no useful braking function with todays pad compounds....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-08-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By Laslonimne
+1 :thumbup: :thumbup:

+1 :thumbup: :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,339
Posted By Laslonimne
I have M6 badges on my 650, Ferrari badges on the...

I have M6 badges on my 650, Ferrari badges on the wife’s Ford Escort, Lamborghini LM002 badges on the Chevy Truck and Tesla badges on the GEM pickup. The neighbors think they’re ALL the real thing. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Laslonimne
+3 on the "no initial bite" with Akebono pads. ...

+3 on the "no initial bite" with Akebono pads. They scared the hell out of me when I first installed them (along with new BMW rotors); but I've gotten used to them now and zero brake dust is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-23-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Laslonimne
I'll go back to the stock pads. I like the...

I'll go back to the stock pads. I like the initial "bite" better than the Akebonos.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-22-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Laslonimne
I have Akebono brake pads and BMW rotors on my...

I have Akebono brake pads and BMW rotors on my 650. I have always used the Zeckhausen brake bedding procedure and did so with these new pads and rotors. You should be able to find a mile or two of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-20-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Laslonimne
Totally agree on the 740iS. While the 6 is a...

Totally agree on the 740iS.

While the 6 is a daily driver, it's also used for several long-distance (1000 miles or more) drives on two-lane roads each year. I don't see a viable replacement right...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-19-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Laslonimne
An E38 SWB Sport was my car for eight years...

An E38 SWB Sport was my car for eight years before the 6. The Sport option made it a great car. I always drove with the trans in sport mode; it didn't seem to affect my mileage and when it was off...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-09-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By Laslonimne
I"m probably not the best person to respond, but...

I"m probably not the best person to respond, but . . .
First, welcome to the forum! I also have an '06 that I've owned for over 5 years, so:

1) If you like the car, 28K is an OK price.
2) No...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-04-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Laslonimne
Last Saturday I was about to do an oil change...

Last Saturday I was about to do an oil change when I noticed an oily belly pan and a few drops on the garage floor. Last February when the transmission pan and front track arms were replaced my indy...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By Laslonimne
I fully understand the factory setup - and am...

I fully understand the factory setup - and am very pleased with it.

My "(wonder why)" was a joke. I know exactly why my front tires wear the way they do - it's often a result of altering the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By Laslonimne
First rear tires were gone in about 13,000 miles....

First rear tires were gone in about 13,000 miles. With regular alignments, I'm now getting closer to 20 - current set has 14k and still look good, with obvious wear on the inside shoulder. Fronts...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-09-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By Laslonimne
Yep, you are correct.

Yep, you are correct.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-07-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By Laslonimne
I'm starting the fifth year in my 6. After the...

I'm starting the fifth year in my 6. After the first year I found that an annual alignment minimized the rear inner shoulder wear. A few hundred dollars for an alignment is much cheaper than annual...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-01-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Laslonimne
Check to see if the same part number applies to...

Check to see if the same part number applies to both years. There are several BMW part suppliers on the internet that provide BMW part numbers.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-17-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Laslonimne
On the other hand - there's nothing like a new...

On the other hand - there's nothing like a new windshield! It only takes a few thousand miles at speed for the sand-blast effect to start working on the windshield. I replaced the windshield in my...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-19-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Laslonimne
http://www.tomkinsonbmwparts.com/partlocator/index...

http://www.tomkinsonbmwparts.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=viewPrintablePage&partid=744895&siteid=215996&catalogid=4894

http://www.shopbmwusa.com/PRODUCT/957/BMW-CARPETED-FLOOR-MATS

Both...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-03-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Laslonimne
If you can play an MP3 disc in your single disc...

If you can play an MP3 disc in your single disc player, the MOST is plug-'n-play. If not, you'll need the dealer to program for it.

There are a couple of models of the MOST so do your homework. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By Laslonimne
Hey Mark, my 6 is getting a little long in the...

Hey Mark, my 6 is getting a little long in the teeth also. An XKR hasn't been on my radar, but . . .

Do you know of any decent XKR forums? I'd like to see what owners are saying.

Thanks,
Don
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By Laslonimne
A Welsh Tail?

I just returned from spending a few weeks in Wales and Cornwall. In Wales I stumbled onto a Welsh version of our Tail of the Dragon. It's highway A4069 and runs over the Black Mountain Pass in the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-22-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,252
Posted By Laslonimne
Ditto, but rarely more than two weeks between...

Ditto, but rarely more than two weeks between winter washes. Hand washes are followed with Zaino Z-6. Even so, damn swirls just won't stay away. So clay bar and buff every spring and another coat...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-12-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Laslonimne
Can Comfort Access be Disabled

I'm thinking about getting a newer 6 (F12 maybe?) and Comfort Access seems to be a popular option. My car spends most of its life in my garage with the key laying on the dashboard. I do NOT want to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-19-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By Laslonimne
16 and 71 are great roads. I've driven and ridden...

16 and 71 are great roads. I've driven and ridden motorcycles all over Western Arkansas. But we're spending the night in Clarksdale, MS (Ground Zero Blues Club) and 71 forces me South too soon. So I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-19-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By Laslonimne
No mega trips lately. We're leaving Thursday for...

No mega trips lately. We're leaving Thursday for a Tulsa to New Orleans to Austin two-lane run. Plan to see great fall foliage, listen to lots of good music and eat well. Might even find a decent...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-18-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By Laslonimne
Either you have MUCH larger parking lots in...

Either you have MUCH larger parking lots in Toronto than we have in Tulsa or you and I have a different definition of "high speed."
:angel::angel:
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