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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-02-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By mdhyde
Also brake dust is an issue. If there is a pad...

Also brake dust is an issue. If there is a pad that doesnt give off as much dust, that would be appealing.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-02-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By mdhyde
Need new brakes. Looking for advice. All comments appreciated!

2006 650i stock except for dynaflow mufflers.

I bought this car last year. Brakes said 9000 miles left on brakes. It had 63,000 miles.

It is now at 75,250 miles. The brakes (in the computer...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-06-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,487
Posted By mdhyde
Careful Leslie, you know what they say.... ...

Careful Leslie, you know what they say....

Once you go black, you will wash your car a lot more. :rofl:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-05-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,698
Posted By mdhyde
bought mine with 63K. the computer thingy said...

bought mine with 63K. the computer thingy said 5000 front 7000 rear.

car now has 72K the dash says 4000 front 6000 rear

I am an easy braker.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-04-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By mdhyde
Adapative headlight warning after replacing bumper!

A big ol K-5 blazer gently backed into the front of my baby, pushing its trailer hitch in between the bumper and hood. Dented the aluminum hood and ruined the bumper.

$5000 later, it looks...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-07-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,334
Posted By mdhyde
Just a quick update. I am not doing...

Just a quick update.

I am not doing scientific controlled studies. That being said, I seem to get less mpg with 91. The car has more pickup and I notice it goes to a higher rpm before shifting...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-24-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,334
Posted By mdhyde
I bought from a dealer. 2006 63k miles $32.500 ...

I bought from a dealer. 2006 63k miles $32.500 out the door with 5 year 136K warranty was $40,078.19.

I got lucky. It was a early lease return that someone drove way too much and took 70% of the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-24-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,334
Posted By mdhyde
Test results for Gas Mileage

I am still gathering results. But I will post what I got so far.

91 20.8mpg 13.89 cents per mile (calculated at $2.89 per gallon US)
89 23.1mpg 12.07 cents per mile (calculated at...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-12-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,334
Posted By mdhyde
87 octane ran smooth with no issues. No pinging...

87 octane ran smooth with no issues. No pinging and the motor did not blow up. There was a slight power loss, but car still had plenty of power.

22.85 mpg. This was 70highway/30% city with the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-04-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,334
Posted By mdhyde
I will post mpg results in a week or two.

I will post mpg results in a week or two.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-04-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,334
Posted By mdhyde
Danny9997 is right on the money. It is indeed a...

Danny9997 is right on the money. It is indeed a funtion of compression and computers are designed to use the different grades.

Leslie, I buy COSTCO gas mostly or Chevron. I use the bottled...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-03-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,334
Posted By mdhyde
Exclamation 87 octane in a 650i?!?

Straight from the owners manual:

The minimum AKI rating is 87.
If you use gasoline with this minimum AKI rating,
the engine may produce knocking sounds
when starting at high outside...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-04-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,340
Posted By mdhyde
Did you ever stop to think the charcoal filter is...

Did you ever stop to think the charcoal filter is there for a reason? Unless you are replacing it with a Dinan Dual (which requires the removal), you probably are better off leaving it on. Those...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-04-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 103,804
Posted By mdhyde
They do share the same chassis. The M5 has the...

They do share the same chassis. The M5 has the same motor. So the cold hard line answer is yes. But in reality, the 650i in how it drives, how it looks, how you feel driving it....is in a class all...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,250
Posted By mdhyde
Wow. Well said Steve. *applauds loudly* I...

Wow. Well said Steve. *applauds loudly*

I shamefully admit I laughed my a$$ off as I read the posts just shredding you. Yet you responded in kind, polite fashion in the face of some serious...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-28-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,081
Posted By mdhyde
Well, that is what the MPG calc says. If I reset...

Well, that is what the MPG calc says. If I reset it, while it is going 40 in 6th gear, it calculates between 42 and 47mpg. Makes sense. 6th gear kicks in at 1200rpm and it turns 1500rpms at 45mph....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-27-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By mdhyde
Also dont get hooked on what they have. Get...

Also dont get hooked on what they have. Get exactly what YOU want. You two are going to be together for a long time most likely. Pick the one that will make you smile when you drive it.

You can...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-27-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By mdhyde
I am likewise "Hooked on Convertibles" :D ...

I am likewise "Hooked on Convertibles" :D

When the top is up, it is as solid and quiet as a hardtop. I have never been in a 650 coupe, but it is pretty darn quiet. The top down is amazing! Back...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-27-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,081
Posted By mdhyde
Lightbulb Ah Yes. Wise words indeed KY. I bought the...

Ah Yes. Wise words indeed KY.

I bought the car for the convertible aspect; the V8 was a bonus. I am shocked at how addictive the power is, lol and for a short while, how powerless I was to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-23-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,081
Posted By mdhyde
Who said I'm smoking?!? Are you spying on me???...

Who said I'm smoking?!? Are you spying on me??? :eek:

It said 5% gain. It made it significant improvement. I didnt drag my dyno out and bench it.

The dual intake thing sounds good. I'm willing...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-23-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By mdhyde
I just posted and mentioned the same lag. It is...

I just posted and mentioned the same lag. It is part of the computer programming. I want to change my chip. That is supposed to give you full access at all times and increase hp. I found an upgrade...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-23-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,081
Posted By mdhyde
My car needs more speed!!! Thinking of chip upgrade found one want opinions!

I changed the pipes on my 06 650i. Replaced main resonator with Xpipe and magnaflows. Added 18HP, sounds very nice. Added nice off the line response and power. Also 1.3 mpg more!
The car is fast,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-01-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,269
Posted By mdhyde
the picture

the picture
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-01-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,269
Posted By mdhyde
I went to the dealer and retrieved the DVD....

I went to the dealer and retrieved the DVD. Naigation works! But alas as many of you commented, Wolfie is without HUD. That's okay. I didn't expect it, but that would have been the ultimate to be...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-01-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,269
Posted By mdhyde
PassPort says out of Houston Texas. Is this a...

PassPort says out of Houston Texas. Is this a good one?

$100 deductible.

You guys are great. I feel so supported!!! :)
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