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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By GregE
OK guess that makes sense. Maybe not driving as...

OK guess that makes sense. Maybe not driving as much as I used to somehow proves to be worse on oil quality. And I do a lot of short trips (gym is one mile away and the area is pedestrian unfriendly)...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-17-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By GregE
Maybe not resetting is the issue. Yesterday I...

Maybe not resetting is the issue. Yesterday I added some oil, less than half a quart, still got the service due message. I checked the oil level and it came back "ok". Now says 450 ml (not mls). Last...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-16-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By GregE
Thanks for everyone who replied. I checked the...

Thanks for everyone who replied. I checked the dipstick, kind of confusing compared to dipsticks I've used in the past, no indicator of quart/liter down, but 2 markers of which the oil was slightly...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By GregE
Wow thanks Tampamark, had no idea there was a...

Wow thanks Tampamark, had no idea there was a dipstick. Haven't checked it yet but so good to know, I never trusted the electronic monitoring. Roseng overfilling was my main concern and was the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-15-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By GregE
Oil issue

Hey guys, I have a 2008 650, never had any issues between yearly services done May/June, but now "service due" popped up and looking in car info it says oil 600 ml. A few days passed before I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,920
Posted By GregE
This is actually the first rear wheel drive car...

This is actually the first rear wheel drive car I've owned that has had issues in snow. I've had a Miata with Pirelli snow sports and an Infiniti G35 coupe with Dunlop M3 Wintersports, both were...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,920
Posted By GregE
I'm not going to buy a second car to use 5 or 6...

I'm not going to buy a second car to use 5 or 6 times a year. How do you even keep a car like that in running order?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,920
Posted By GregE
I stopped short of the intersection , my neighbor...

I stopped short of the intersection , my neighbor actually tried to barrel through and she got stuck. I just got stuck in the road where I had stopped, on level ground. The incline thing happened...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,920
Posted By GregE
The 650 just isn't good in the snow. I've muddled...

The 650 just isn't good in the snow. I've muddled by with Blizzaks 245/45R18's but got stuck again today on my unplowed street. I was doing ok but my side street was plowed in at the intersection and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-18-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,392
Posted By GregE
I'm on my third battery. I live close to work and...

I'm on my third battery. I live close to work and my gym and the short trips were killing the battery. Luckily my SA didn't charge me for the third battery, and gave me a BMW trickle charger, which I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-15-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By GregE
I've never been a fan of AWD either, but getting...

I've never been a fan of AWD either, but getting stuck on that road was a terrible experience, and the snow wasn't even deep. I did get the recommended package for the 650 from Tirerack, Blizzak...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-15-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By GregE
http://www.6post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39110...

http://www.6post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=391104
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-14-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By GregE
AWD question

As much as I love my 650 it is terrible in snow, currently using a Blizzak tire/wheel package from Tirerack. Last year I got stuck going up an incline. I can feel it sliding when I turn and generally...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-25-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,620
Posted By GregE
Why do you want to turn them off?

Why do you want to turn them off?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-30-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By GregE
iPod voltage issue

I had gotten the Scocshe voltage adapter to charge my iPod with the USB voltage of 5.4 in my 2008 6er, but the battery runs to dead after a while. So I decided not to use the adapter and just take...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-06-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By GregE
Just under 2 years, 7.5k miles.

Just under 2 years, 7.5k miles.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-06-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By GregE
I'm definitely in the pay as you go category as a...

I'm definitely in the pay as you go category as a low mileage driver. Kind of kills me though that the free maintenance for me for 4 years will just amount to a few oil changes, and will never get...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-05-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By GregE
Thanks guys. I just talked to another service guy...

Thanks guys. I just talked to another service guy at the dealership, he stated that the car emailed them but that the message basically didn't say anything. He also said to wait until June, the oil...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-05-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By GregE
Oil change/level question

I'm a low mileage driver so have just been getting a yearly oil change with inspection in June. When I start the car I get a message saying oil change is needed soon, and states 320 mls, 160 miles...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-26-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By GregE
Nice, I grew up on LI, moved here 11 years ago. I...

Nice, I grew up on LI, moved here 11 years ago. I live near Wegman's.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-24-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By GregE
More info here: ...

More info here:

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/Owner/SyntheticEngineOils.aspx
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-16-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By GregE
I have 18 inch wheels with Blizzaks, only had...

I have 18 inch wheels with Blizzaks, only had trouble once so far in heavy snow during a morning commute, trying to get up a hill. Was ok when moving but so many cars where getting stuck I had to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-22-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,180
Posted By GregE
I average about 16 mpg. On one long mostly...

I average about 16 mpg. On one long mostly expressway trip I averaged over 28 mpg, according to the computer anyway.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-22-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 64,540
Posted By GregE
How do you reset the iPod? That would be very...

How do you reset the iPod? That would be very useful for me as I find the scrolling using iDrive too slow.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-09-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 970
Posted By GregE
Another thought, use only a top tier gasoline as...

Another thought, use only a top tier gasoline as recommended by BMW and other car manufacturers for a clean engine, as for myself I only use Shell. I'm also a short commute driver and I"m on my 3rd...
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