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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-14-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By smoothrideronli
Thanks. I will use the search next time...

Thanks. I will use the search next time...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-13-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By smoothrideronli
Sea Foam

My 2004 645 has developed the infamous valve guide problem and now smokes if its left to idle too long. As a temporary fix a friend suggested putting a bottle of Seafoam in the tank. Does anyone...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-03-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By smoothrideronli
Any update?

Any update?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-03-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,897
Posted By smoothrideronli
I read those threads...I am going to have the...

I read those threads...I am going to have the battery registered, but I hope to have someone else besides the dealer do it. They want a bit too much if you ask me.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-03-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,897
Posted By smoothrideronli
I need to get a new battery anyway so I may just...

I need to get a new battery anyway so I may just replace this one and see if that helps...I just hope its not mechanical.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-03-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,897
Posted By smoothrideronli
Another Active Steering Thread...

My battery died on me and I had the car jumped. Ever since then my steering wheel has been slightly cocked to the right. I tried the reset method of turning the wheel to the left and then right and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-03-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,020
Posted By smoothrideronli
Where?

Where?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-29-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By smoothrideronli
Great I will try that! Thanks!

Great I will try that! Thanks!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-29-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,589
Posted By smoothrideronli
My drivers side seat currently has a hot spot...

My drivers side seat currently has a hot spot when the heated seats are on high. When I first noticed it, I thought that something was on fire because it burned my leg (not a real burn, but it was...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-29-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By smoothrideronli
645 Badge

I want to debadge my 645. Can I remove the 645 numbers without damaging the paint? Are they bolted in or just glued on? Anyone do this before?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-17-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By smoothrideronli
E63 Brake Rotors

Changing the fron rotors on my 645. I came across EBC 3GD SPORT DIMPLED AND SLOTTED BRAKE ROTORS, VENTED, GOLD ZINC, SET for about $350 shipped. Does anyone have any experience with them? Good...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-04-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,476
Posted By smoothrideronli
Sorry for the late reply. I have never heard of...

Sorry for the late reply. I have never heard of that as well with regard to the alternator. From what the mechanic has told me these are all things that tend to go bad once the car goes beyond 60k or...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-13-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By smoothrideronli
Thanks for the rims Anthony. These rims are...

Thanks for the rims Anthony. These rims are MINT!! I have never seen such a clean set. I have to buy new tires since the tires are correct for my car but these are in great condition!! Thanks again!!...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-12-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,476
Posted By smoothrideronli
My friend and myself both have 645 and I have...

My friend and myself both have 645 and I have another friend with a 650. The biggest problems my friend with the 650 and myself had are with cracking rims and tire problems. I had to get a valve in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-06-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By smoothrideronli
Yes I have HID's.

Yes I have HID's.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-06-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By smoothrideronli
Headlight Problem

My driver side headlight began to flicker and then all of sudden stopped working. Could it be a ballast?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-17-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By smoothrideronli
Ok...Im convinced...OEM or M6. I think I may do...

Ok...Im convinced...OEM or M6. I think I may do the M6 on my next 6...assuming I dont get an M6...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-16-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By smoothrideronli
Aftermarket Brakes

Has anyone put aftermarket brakes pads on their 6? I am considering installing less expensive rear brake pads on my 645 unless someone can convince me its a bad idea.
Forum: 7 Series DIY 01-30-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 110,768
Posted By smoothrideronli
Ok. Connectec car to a BMW computer. Turns out...

Ok. Connectec car to a BMW computer. Turns out there is a comunication error with the light module. Now the shop I went to (BMW specific but not a dealer) advises it is one of the three modules that...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 01-28-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 110,768
Posted By smoothrideronli
I have to add that both the angel eye bulb and...

I have to add that both the angel eye bulb and the headlight bulb were blown out. The parking light bulb was actually shattered. Not sure if a bad ground and a short would have caused this.
Forum: 7 Series DIY 01-28-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 110,768
Posted By smoothrideronli
I have been following this thread and checking...

I have been following this thread and checking the search for a solution to my problem. I even created a new thread for it. My right headlight and parking light went out on my E63. Now after a PM...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-27-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,545
Posted By smoothrideronli
I have two copies of the TIS...

I have two copies of the TIS software...completely counterintuitive. I am trying to trace the headlight wires for the right headlight and I cant find anything on the CD. Any suggestions?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-27-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,545
Posted By smoothrideronli
E63 Service Manual

Is it true that BMW no longer offers service manuals? I called two different dealerships and they said the same thing, that BMW wants the owner to bring the car to them. I was looking for a service...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-27-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By smoothrideronli
Turns out it may be the ground. I took out the...

Turns out it may be the ground. I took out the parking light and I verified that there was power to one of the leads. I neglected to check the other lead to verify the ground though. I installed a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-25-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By smoothrideronli
I would agree. The old bulb is definately blown...

I would agree. The old bulb is definately blown though so I would need another bulb anyway. I am just wondering if it could be something like an ignitor or something else that controls both the...
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