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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
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Toyota, Ford and Chevvy V8's are very reliable in...

Toyota, Ford and Chevvy V8's are very reliable in the main, but they do not have the finesse or the power to weight capability of the Germanic V8's, not saying this has any direct comparison but as...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 605
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WD 40 should not affect the the electronics as it...

WD 40 should not affect the the electronics as it does not conduct current. It might be worth checking the grounding to the battery, which is the black cable that goes about 6 inches under the floor...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
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Find out where your second key is located/stored...

Find out where your second key is located/stored as many forget they have one especially as a sole user of the car........... not saying this is your issues but warrants a look.....
Those with...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
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I do not think that BMW can manufacture a long...

I do not think that BMW can manufacture a long term reliable V8 engine...... there seems to be no end to the design issues, resulting in major engine rebuilds etc.,
When you consider they are using...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By 645/333
To be fair once it has cracked then the only way...

To be fair once it has cracked then the only way to repair is a respray and just ensure other bolts will not cause a similar issue!!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,084
Posted By 645/333
these engines do not like being run on low oil...

these engines do not like being run on low oil levels!!! I always kept mine topped up........
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-07-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
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I follow a strict process when cleaning my car,...

I follow a strict process when cleaning my car, especially with darker colours. I use snow foam (good quality as not all are the same) to remove grit and contaminants first, then hose down using high...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
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Those bolts have a tension spec to allow the...

Those bolts have a tension spec to allow the fender to flex, under each one of those bolts is a rubber grommet. You can release the bolt slightly to take any undue pressure off. It may well be that...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
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Do you mean the plastic fender? as it is not...

Do you mean the plastic fender? as it is not riveted on, there are bolted on, but if the bolts are to tight (yes they have a bolt tolerance to work to!) then it is possible for the plastic/metal to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
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It is important that the car is on the level both...

It is important that the car is on the level both front to back and side to side when up on ramps or axle stands.
The other thing people miss is that there is a bolt tightening sequence for the pan...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
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Excuse my ignorance here! but when you say...

Excuse my ignorance here! but when you say headlamps and fog lamps are you talking about the clear lens covers????
I can understand the work on the bumpers, I trust you are using a compressor and...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-03-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By 645/333
Here is a link...

Here is a link http://www.ur-windschott.de/index%20en.htm
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-03-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By 645/333
They often advertise on Ebay, (German site)....

They often advertise on Ebay, (German site). Their main site is also in English and they do export to the US. They may even have an agent in the States. There lots of pictures of most of the models...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-03-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By 645/333
Some really good threads on speaker upgrades and...

Some really good threads on speaker upgrades and replacements on here, one or two with excellent instructions with pictures. Save yourself a lot of hassle and do a search.........
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-03-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
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Search for a German company who do a Toughened...

Search for a German company who do a Toughened Auto glass rear windscreen (Windshott ?), the holding brackets are properly engineered to BMW quality, and are significantly better quality than the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By 645/333
New 6 Series models

In the news today it was announced that BMW were going to launch the complete set of the new range of the 6 Series at the Detroit motor show (?).
So it will be interesting to see how much the model...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By 645/333
Welcome to the forum, however you have posted in...

Welcome to the forum, however you have posted in the wrong section as this is the E63/64 forum. I have no doubt you will ultimately get an answer from some of the guys on here who are very...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-26-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By 645/333
IONCoat from Japan is probably the best product I...

IONCoat from Japan is probably the best product I have ever used, difficult to get hold of, very easy to use and lasts and lasts. Build a few coats on the car and it makes Black pop! Even my BMW...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
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I changed a BMW key due to the fact the key had...

I changed a BMW key due to the fact the key had worn down and would not turn in the lock. I found a company that could cut the key as it is specialised process, and then removed the chip from the old...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By 645/333
When you pull the gear lever off, some can be a...

When you pull the gear lever off, some can be a bit sticky! make sure you don't go all the way into the rear view mirror as this can crack the windscreen at the joint for the rear view...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 12-20-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,055
Posted By 645/333
The rear plugs will still be a challenge, but not...

The rear plugs will still be a challenge, but not that bad, just follow the threads on how to do! The firewalls still restrict access with tools to remove the back plugs!!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By 645/333
Another great choice!!! I so miss my 6 series...

Another great choice!!!
I so miss my 6 series and as I have said will definitely get another one (hate to say this really enjoying my Mercedes at the moment)!
There is no doubt in my mind that in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By 645/333
Whilst you may get an answer on this forum it is...

Whilst you may get an answer on this forum it is made up mostly of Americans, Canadians who have never seen a 6 series diesel as they where never marketed outside of Europe (mainly).
They have...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-10-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By 645/333
I had the external cover, BMW supply both indoor...

I had the external cover, BMW supply both indoor and outdoor covers. The outdoor is like a silver colour with elastic on the front and rear.
whilst the cover works it does not stay on the car in...
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