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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By tampamark
Yeah, here in the US people freak out when you...

Yeah, here in the US people freak out when you talk about towing with a high-end car. The usual answer is buy another vehicle as you are going to ruin the car.

Meanwhile in Europe a hitch is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,426
Posted By tampamark
I wrote this previously in another thread, so I...

I wrote this previously in another thread, so I copied it to save the typing since it all still applies! There was a user who no longer participates who bought a 3:91 X5 differential, the only model...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By tampamark
Unfortunately for the OP it isn't a sudden...

Unfortunately for the OP it isn't a sudden mechanical failure. A non-covered part failed (timing gasket), resulting in losing his oil and very bad luck for him where it munched his cylinder. If the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By tampamark
I feel for you, it is always tough to have a car...

I feel for you, it is always tough to have a car fail. Certainly 70k miles is not a lot although a 645 is pretty old now.

I went to the Click4warranty website and their policies seem to outline...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,644
Posted By tampamark
That is helpful, you would think the hardware...

That is helpful, you would think the hardware would still be there, have you searched the glovebox and center armrest?

I can't see it being worth much to pull out the aux kit, more work than it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,644
Posted By tampamark
No experience with this kit, but it would follow...

No experience with this kit, but it would follow the same procedure as the regular BMW Aux kit that you purchase. You would have to pull the pins out of that solid plastic connector plug and insert...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By tampamark
Happy 4th to you also. Shout out to Gary on...

Happy 4th to you also.

Shout out to Gary on this thread, hope all is well.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By tampamark
It is directly under the center console, exits on...

It is directly under the center console, exits on the side of the transmission tunnel.

Mine clogged many years ago and I took it to an indie shop who fixed it for fairly cheap. I didn't realize...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By tampamark
Here is the document outlining the LCI changes,...

Here is the document outlining the LCI changes, it mentions that the deck lid and line of the car is slightly altered. I don't know if this affects final fit, I can't think of anyone who has gone...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
Posted By tampamark
It is over by the coolant expansion tank, round...

It is over by the coolant expansion tank, round reservoir. It says Pentosin chf-11s on the cap. That is the power steering reservoir.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
Posted By tampamark
The stabilization system is in with the power...

The stabilization system is in with the power steering fluid. Active Steering I don't know, but would be strange to be on tranny. I don't know of any system that shares with the torque...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By tampamark
Got your PM, here is a picture of the location, I...

Got your PM, here is a picture of the location, I had a 2006 650:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=568376&stc=1&d=1466807866
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By tampamark
It will be interesting to see what the final...

It will be interesting to see what the final result will be. A fatigued battery would show a sluggish starter, the fact that you are cranking but not firing seems to indicate something going on...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By tampamark
Ha, very grumpy! I was taking a break from...

Ha, very grumpy! I was taking a break from yelling at kids to stay off my lawn.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By tampamark
Seriously, a rant about sensors? They were...

Seriously, a rant about sensors? They were useless for me. You know how I found out I needed new brakes, the front right brake pad started grinding. The left side sensor never tripped as that pad...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By tampamark
It is well documented that with these sensors...

It is well documented that with these sensors they have to be replaced even if they were not worn through. I had come across posts where people had successfully reused a sensor, that was not the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By tampamark
I replaced my brakes prior to sensor tripping so...

I replaced my brakes prior to sensor tripping so tried to reuse the sensor. Would not reset and still showed the negative 9000.

Was cheap and bought new sensors on ebay, got the same. Broke...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By tampamark
You should start by checking the rear of the...

You should start by checking the rear of the trunk, drivers side behind the wheel for water. The convertible is notorious for having clogged drains leading to water intrusion into the rack that...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By tampamark
Go to the e63/e64 (m6) section of the m5board. ...

Go to the e63/e64 (m6) section of the m5board. You will get a larger owner sample.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By tampamark
From my previous Porsche days it was a common...

From my previous Porsche days it was a common procedure to clean the MAF as it fouled real easy from aftermarket filters. The widely used method was to put the MAF in a ziplock baggie and spray the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By tampamark
There is a ton of information on here about both...

There is a ton of information on here about both subjects, but the short of it is:



Alternator gasket - Yes, it is a very inexpensive $5 gasket, then another $5 in o-rings, at least I had that...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By tampamark
That is the most common for the convertible, but...

That is the most common for the convertible, but don't forget the obvious, the trunk seal. You don't see it often but it could be a reason also.

Are you saying that you still get water in the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By tampamark
Quick correction, it is Hygroscopic, just the...

Quick correction, it is Hygroscopic, just the word police in action......:rofl: Don't think there is a word Hydrospocic, but there is a Hydroscope for looking at stuff underwater!


I used a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By tampamark
Congratulation! The 6 is a beauty, enjoy. ...

Congratulation! The 6 is a beauty, enjoy. :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,942
Posted By tampamark
The Boesman Push lives on!

The Boesman Push lives on!
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