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Forum: 6 Series DIY Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By tampamark
You are the dye master!

You are the dye master!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By tampamark
Maybe once it is waxed it will look better? ...

Maybe once it is waxed it will look better?

Just kidding, looks like you are having fun customizing your ride, wouldn't be my selection but seems like you did a pretty good job on the dip. You...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By tampamark
yeah, it is tight getting the regular jack under...

yeah, it is tight getting the regular jack under the center lift point. I get my jack up against that center point, then lift the car from the front bumper while sliding it with my foot further...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By tampamark
You can buy just a spare rim, it is part #...

You can buy just a spare rim, it is part # 36116758778 from realoem. Here is a previous thread regarding build-your-own-kit or just buy one already put together.

This will give you the part...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By tampamark
Not sure what good an oil cooler does. I have...

Not sure what good an oil cooler does. I have one and every major seal failed at 60k miles!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By tampamark
You have to use an e60 (5 series) spare tire. ...

You have to use an e60 (5 series) spare tire. This is the one I have and everyone else has used. It is available from other sellers also, just so long is it is for an e60
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By tampamark
Very nicely done, I am not sure you will get that...

Very nicely done, I am not sure you will get that much flak on this board for dipping a 6. If you were on the F12/F13 board you would probably be ridiculed. But considering some of our models can...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By tampamark
The only time I see a price that low is with Jose...

The only time I see a price that low is with Jose "nobody can find him" mobile repair dude posted recently. There are a couple of other resources, but none from a shop, the best being a BMW tech up...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-19-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By tampamark
Great, the doors should look good with the red...

Great, the doors should look good with the red leather/black trim. I like the differentiated look, since your car is black now your carpet is black and you are keeping it that way? I almost bought...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By tampamark
Nope, only if you have the non-CA key. The...

Nope, only if you have the non-CA key. The battery in yours is just a standard Lithium 3 volt battery, there is no recharge control circuitry in the key and the battery is not rechargeable.

The...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-19-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By tampamark
When the first couple of problem posts popped up...

When the first couple of problem posts popped up on the new model car I did not say anything, but we are now over 3 years into this model. The N63 engine has been out since 2008. So these issues...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By tampamark
This is true, some say put it under your chin, in...

This is true, some say put it under your chin, in the hollow of your jaw, it acts as an antenna.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By tampamark
Yes, open it and swap out the battery. Putting...

Yes, open it and swap out the battery. Putting it in the ignition does nothing for your model key!

Here is an illustration thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=626898
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By tampamark
Do you have Comfort Access, so you can...

Do you have Comfort Access, so you can unlock/lock the car by touching the handle and can start the car without putting it into ignition? I ask since you say you put the key in to charge, this...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-18-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By tampamark
Very nice acquisition! I see very few Tesla's...

Very nice acquisition! I see very few Tesla's and I notice them right away. Even though it has too many doors and a hard roof!




LOL, anyone driving a $90,000 car telling someone else...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By tampamark
Very cool DIY seat color change by SB_RavenE46

I know that the DIY subforum is an area less traveled, so I figured I would post a link of his DIY seat dyeing project. Looks like it will come out real nice!

...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-18-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By tampamark
Wow, that does look good! Very nice project,...

Wow, that does look good! Very nice project, look forward to seeing the finished product.
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-18-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,206
Posted By tampamark
There is, go to the following thread, scroll down...

There is, go to the following thread, scroll down to the post by Boesman10, there are illustrations with what needs to be done to free the top.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By tampamark
Like Fredo said, the electrical system...

Like Fredo said, the electrical system (battery/alternator) is always a good launching point on these cars when you are getting mulitple errors.

If the ECU is bad I am not sure that qualifies as...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By tampamark
Agreed, there is something off. My car maintains...

Agreed, there is something off. My car maintains a solid track at all times.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By tampamark
The car does have 360hp after all...while not the...

The car does have 360hp after all...while not the most by modern standards it is still capable of getting sideways. Like Herb said, disabling it is an option, but be careful. If you have grown used...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By tampamark
Grace already has a thread in the F12 forum...

Grace already has a thread in the F12 forum regarding this subject, should probably return to that one and update. The suggestions to try another dealer is probably the best route at this point ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By tampamark
Yes, it has been done this way. It seems most...

Yes, it has been done this way. It seems most shops just want to replace the tranny, but read this thread starting at this page, second post down is the start. The third post has a quick Youtube...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By tampamark
Same for Florida, free windshield with no...

Same for Florida, free windshield with no deductible and no premium hit
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By tampamark
You are correct, Mechatronic Sleeve it is

You are correct, Mechatronic Sleeve it is
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