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Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 04-21-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By SilberGrauE60
A picture would help...but, are you sure it's not...

A picture would help...but, are you sure it's not some aftermarket alarm or detector? There's nothing in the 2009 Owner's Manual relating to a lock near the rear view mirror.
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 02-25-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,852
Posted By SilberGrauE60
You might find more traffic at M5Board.com. Lots...

You might find more traffic at M5Board.com. Lots of general stuff in the E60 M5 section, and of course the E63/64 M6 section.
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 12-21-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,349
Posted By SilberGrauE60
Five years old in a BMW is nothing. Premium...

Five years old in a BMW is nothing. Premium German cars are engineered for the long haul. Yet, you have to stay on top of the periodic maintenance, which is very expensive through the dealers. Based...
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 11-25-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,434
Posted By SilberGrauE60
Take the VIN to a BMW dealer and get a service...

Take the VIN to a BMW dealer and get a service history?
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 10-28-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,944
Posted By SilberGrauE60
No, this gen M6 only came with single-clutch SMG...

No, this gen M6 only came with single-clutch SMG (or 6-speed MT). The SMG takes getting used to, but can be satisfying once you understand what is going on. I came from a 545i with 6MT, so as long as...
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 09-20-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,699
Posted By SilberGrauE60
eBay, craigslist, "wanted"/"for sale" sections of...

eBay, craigslist, "wanted"/"for sale" sections of the various forums?
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 08-27-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,511
Posted By SilberGrauE60
Re: AGM-type battery vs. standard lead-acid. The...

Re: AGM-type battery vs. standard lead-acid. The original lead-acid battery in my 2004 545i lasted 7 years, thru 2011. When it died last year, the dealer wanted to sell me an AGM-type battery, saying...
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 08-25-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,511
Posted By SilberGrauE60
You should be able to get an exact match from...

You should be able to get an exact match from Batteries Plus, http://www.batteriesplus.com/p-36538-luxury-and-import-car-and-truck-battery-werker-sli95r-li.aspx, for around $200 and install it...
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 08-22-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,967
Posted By SilberGrauE60
Had driven a 6MT 545i for the last six years, and...

Had driven a 6MT 545i for the last six years, and believed I wanted a 6MT ///M car also, but now that I have the SMG, I am getting used to it and believe that it was the right choice. One thing to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,387
Posted By SilberGrauE60
You'll also need to replace the two sensors...one...

You'll also need to replace the two sensors...one right rear and one left front, I believe. Otherwise, there are problems resetting the service indicator in iDrive.
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 08-14-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,005
Posted By SilberGrauE60
Push and hold Odo Reset button til you see...

Push and hold Odo Reset button til you see "Reset?" Then release and push again until the Brake symbol comes up. It will cycle through all the Service items. Finally, push and hold until the counter...
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 08-12-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,126
Posted By SilberGrauE60
Glad you figured it out!

Glad you figured it out!
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-12-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By SilberGrauE60
New to me '09 M6

Found in Chicago and drove home to Colorado last week. This is my first ///M car. Have driven a 2004 545i for the last 6 years, and it is now for sale. Have hung out on 5series.net (formerly...
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 08-12-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,865
Posted By SilberGrauE60
Just brought home a new to me '09 Sapphire Black...

Just brought home a new to me '09 Sapphire Black over Indianapolis Red example (my first M) and since it had slightly worn standard BMW carpet mats, I ordered the "M6" logo mats from my dealer. I'm...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,476
Posted By SilberGrauE60
BMW just changed my oil during a warranty repair...

BMW just changed my oil during a warranty repair even though there were still 2,200 miles to go on the computer. They called it a "low mileage annual oil service". They did not reset the miles, so I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By SilberGrauE60
I picked up a screw in my essentially new Dunlop...

I picked up a screw in my essentially new Dunlop RFT, got the FTM warning and returned home immediately. Tire press. was only down about 8 lbs. BMW policy is NO REPAIR on RFTs. I took it to Big-O...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2007, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By SilberGrauE60
This is nearly the exact car I bought back last...

This is nearly the exact car I bought back last October, my first BMW, and I have no regrets. We also drove a used 2003 745 iL at the same visit to the dealer, and it was immediately obvious that the...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 12-04-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By SilberGrauE60
Fly-Over Thread Preview?

Is it possible to turn off the fly-over preview when mousing over the thread titles? It pops up a window with a small portion of the text of the thread. I looked at the User Control Panel for a...
Forum: General BMW 11-29-2006, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By SilberGrauE60
I agree that the lamp switch should be left in...

I agree that the lamp switch should be left in "off" until you decide you want the headlights on. In addition to the unnecessary on/off cycle of the lamps when entering and leaving the garage, there...
Forum: General BMW 11-29-2006, 05:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,814
Posted By SilberGrauE60
I am not an iDrive "hater", but I will take...

I am not an iDrive "hater", but I will take exception with the notion that you should not have to mess with iDrive while you are driving. I do not have any Communication or Navigation options...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By SilberGrauE60
Was moonroof open? Did you check all windows in...

Was moonroof open? Did you check all windows in up position? I've had mine to 140 mph and the wind noise was as expected--loud enough to believe you were travelling at speed, but not obtrusive...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-04-2006, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By SilberGrauE60
My First BMW

Just purchased a Silver Gray 2004 545i Sport Certified from Winslow BMW in Colorado Springs. This is my first BMW. I have previously owned Mercedes-Benz E-class and S-class. First impressions of the...
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