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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Think I'm going to start with Mobil one high...

Think I'm going to start with Mobil one high mileage oil this change and continue my car on the high mileage oil for the rest of its life. With any luck it will help to condition and swell some of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By oRIDDLERo
I actually was able to convince a local shop to...

I actually was able to convince a local shop to me borrow a lift and did the job with one of their mechanics helping. When I removed the shielding under the car to check the oil level sensor for...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By oRIDDLERo
He is tied up doing real mechanic work :D ...

He is tied up doing real mechanic work :D

...On Jun 3, 2015, at 5:23 PM, Business <bmwoem1@gmail.com> wrote:
Hey Adam, I do have experience with the alternator bracket seal as it is a very common...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By oRIDDLERo
QFT. 10 hours for a first timer, 6 ish for...

QFT. 10 hours for a first timer, 6 ish for experienced sounds right. 6 hours sounds right and $400 is a fair price.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By oRIDDLERo
That what i get for using Medical Dragon to...

That what i get for using Medical Dragon to dictate a post! lol. = coolant
Forum: 6 Series DIY 06-03-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Awesome, Do you have a link for the tut?

Awesome, Do you have a link for the tut?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By oRIDDLERo
The highest mileage E63 / E64 6 Series / + Issues list

2006 BMW 650 with 108,000 miles (see major issues below)

I thought I would start a thread to try and get some feedback on high mileage E63 / E64 6 series vehicles.

Basically I am trying to get...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Alternator mounting bracket gasket replacement Mechanics near New York?

I have fixed a few of the oil leaks myself on my 2006 650I with 108,000 miles on it, however the time has come to replace the alternator mounting bracket gasket and I feel it is slightly out of my...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-07-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By oRIDDLERo
The clowns at the stealership Always told me that...

The clowns at the stealership Always told me that my key was rechargeable (I have comfort access) I just watched a video online that showed me it was a standard 3v CR 2032 that was not soldered to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,358
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Pretty sure the oil has to be out for the sender...

Pretty sure the oil has to be out for the sender as it is in the lowest part of the pan.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,358
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Great, thanks =] I am also going to change...

Great, thanks =]

I am also going to change out the oil pressure switch while i have the vacuum pump out... It's located right under/ behind the pump right? And I am guessing the oil level sender...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,358
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Stupid Question time... Do i need to drain the...

Stupid Question time... Do i need to drain the engine oil to change out the vacuum pump seals? I have the leak, and the replacement seals, but ill wait until its time for the oil change if i need to.
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-27-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Good info ThePotatoMan , thanks! Trans: I...

Good info ThePotatoMan , thanks!

Trans:
I actually changed my transmission pan with integrated filter and most of the fluid 10k miles ago. I have no transmission fluid leaks as of now.
...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-25-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Ive heard of someone doing it without having to...

Ive heard of someone doing it without having to remove the motor mount and lifting the engine, If anyone has a link tlo that how-to that would be huge!
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-24-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By oRIDDLERo
How bad was the leak on the oil pressure switch? ...

How bad was the leak on the oil pressure switch? Did you have other oil leaks as well?
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-24-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Serious case of the 'leaks' - Oil/Steering/Coolant

2006 650i 105k miles. I live in North NJ where it is currently 6 degrees outside and this freezing winter seems to have accelerated my leaks / gasket deterioration and I have a few questions...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-23-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Upper and lower control arm bushings need to be replaced

All of the front bushings on my 2006 650i with 105k miles are completely shot and need to be replaced.

I read a great post here on pressing the original ones out with a gear puller, but I am...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-16-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Peel all of the flaking titanium finish off and...

Peel all of the flaking titanium finish off and it will be chrome and new! lol (that's what i did)
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-16-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By oRIDDLERo
I have an '06 650 and I'm thinking the recharge...

I have an '06 650 and I'm thinking the recharge capacity on the battery has deteriorated. I would also liek to replace the rechargeable battery in the key rather then pay $500 for a new unit.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By oRIDDLERo
BMW 650i Tiptronic Wire Harness part #

Does anyone know the part# for the wire harness on the tiptronic shifter on a '06 650i? I am tired of soldering the wires back together every year, lol..
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By oRIDDLERo
No way. You need at least 18" (only some fit)...

No way. You need at least 18" (only some fit) and are better off with 19" The information in this thread is exactly what you are looking for.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Thanks brother, you are super helpful! Ill order...

Thanks brother, you are super helpful! Ill order the spacers and bolts today =] Any idea what size center caps go on these? I snagged 4x TPSMs off eBay for $75 for the snow rims in the meantime.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Hi Yorgi, I got a pretty sick deal ($375) on...

Hi Yorgi,

I got a pretty sick deal ($375) on a set of 4 19" 750I rims with 4x 245/40/19 Blizzacks w/ ~80% tread (i am going to plasti-dip them to hide the rash for these winter rims lol). Im am...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-10-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Thanks for all the info guys! I think im going to...

Thanks for all the info guys! I think im going to go with 19s. Do you think the 19s that were build for the x3 would fit? There seems to be lots of them on craigs list. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Snow tires for BMW 650i 2006

I searched extensively in this forum and could not come up with a conclusive answer to what I'm looking for so I figured I would start a new thread. I am looking for a set for snow tires and wheels...
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