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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 71,225
Posted By houbmw-cm
WOW! Sweet.... I spent weeks configuring a laptop...

WOW! Sweet.... I spent weeks configuring a laptop and virtuall machines to do this very stuff in 2011. It is great to see the tool set is getting easier to use! Very nice. One of the things I loved...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 720
Posted By houbmw-cm
Congrats on the new Ride! Make sure her...

Congrats on the new Ride!
Make sure her maintenance is up to date! They are wonderful machines, just keep her happy.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-11-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,148
Posted By houbmw-cm
I agree. I think the 6er has a long lasting...

I agree. I think the 6er has a long lasting appeal to it. I really loved my 07' 650i coupe in Monoco Blue. If she would not have given me the problems she had I woudl still have her today. I really...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-02-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,000
Posted By houbmw-cm
I struggled with this decision recently. I was...

I struggled with this decision recently. I was tired of the repair costs, but loved my car. I went out test drove several cars, including 2010 BMW M5, and M6's, 2012 Audi S5, 2010 Jaguar XK. I went...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-02-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,828
Posted By houbmw-cm
As Rebel stated ye it can be. It is a very nice...

As Rebel stated ye it can be. It is a very nice feature to add to the HUD since the turn signals are behind the steering wheel. I foudn this feature to be very useful. Hopefully you can find someone...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-02-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,499
Posted By houbmw-cm
SharkyClark, Mine did this and it turned out...

SharkyClark,

Mine did this and it turned out to just be a bad coil connection. The coil itself was fine, just needed to be reseated. The Variation you have with it running then restarting and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-20-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By houbmw-cm
Thanks everyone. I am thrilled with the new ride....

Thanks everyone. I am thrilled with the new ride. I have nothing but good things to say about my 650i. I loved that car, she just had some problems. The Jag Styling says so much just sitting there....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-20-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By houbmw-cm
Thank you everyone for all the help and support

I just wanted to say thank you to all the great people on this forum. I really appreciate all the help and good information that was and is provided here. I gave up on my 650. She was a beautiful car...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-20-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,480
Posted By houbmw-cm
I've given up. I have traded her in and said good...

I've given up. I have traded her in and said good bye to her. Good luck and I hoep some of this inofrmation helps someone down the road either avoid this same thing or discover the real problem.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-20-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,509
Posted By houbmw-cm
Yes just Like Roseng said use the CHF11S. I tis...

Yes just Like Roseng said use the CHF11S. I tis Hydraulic Fluid. Power steering fluid used in most cars is not the same thing, Only use the CHF11S as shown in post #3 by VileVince.

good luck.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-19-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,509
Posted By houbmw-cm
this happened to me as well and the fact that a...

this happened to me as well and the fact that a restart gets rid of the error message does not mean it is ok, grin. For me it was just low, I picked up the @28.00 quart of Hydraulic fluid and just...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-10-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,480
Posted By houbmw-cm
Update: Yesterday she would not start. I left her...

Update: Yesterday she would not start. I left her alone for a couple of hours and she still would not start. I repeatedly pressed start, hoping she would eventually start. After about 10 minutes I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-08-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,489
Posted By houbmw-cm
Yes. To get to the Alternator Bracket you will...

Yes. To get to the Alternator Bracket you will have to remove the Motor mount. Look the thread mentioned above in #19. I used a jack to hold the engine up for me. It actually wasn't as bad as I had...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-04-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,480
Posted By houbmw-cm
I do love this car. My heart dropped when I read...

I do love this car. My heart dropped when I read batshone's 2300 electronic replacement set above. The light at the end of the tunnel for me is I woudl have to spend 15K to 20K more to get a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-03-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,833
Posted By houbmw-cm
I replied to your post int he other thread....

I replied to your post int he other thread. Hopefully the reply will help you out.

Good luck.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-03-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,002
Posted By houbmw-cm
I think I remember something about that part...

I think I remember something about that part being frustrating that you had to remove the Alternator bracket to get the timing chain cover off. I don't think you have to have the backet off to get to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,489
Posted By houbmw-cm
I've done this particular job, and HerbP was very...

I've done this particular job, and HerbP was very helpful in the process. He is not kidding when he says PITA. If you plan on doing the Cylinder Head Cover Gasket as well, consider getting some of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-01-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,480
Posted By houbmw-cm
Update: Well after a few weeks she failed to...

Update: Well after a few weeks she failed to start again, It only took a minute or so to get her to start back up. I'm hoping it is just due to me testing the battery charging effort. Since she was...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-26-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,480
Posted By houbmw-cm
Thanks TampaMark and Yorgi. It is a cool feature...

Thanks TampaMark and Yorgi. It is a cool feature to be able to program your car. It sucks that it is not the most user friendly and cooperative at times. I do love this car though!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-25-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,480
Posted By houbmw-cm
Update: Great news so far my car is running like...

Update: Great news so far my car is running like a champ. No starting issues. My heart did sink once when I went to start and my foot slipped off the break while starting and it did not start, then I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-13-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,480
Posted By houbmw-cm
RobertInCO. That sounds great that your ride is...

RobertInCO. That sounds great that your ride is acting as expected. I just got my repairs all complete and so far no issues. I'll report back in a week and let everyone know. I found a guy that is up...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-11-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,073
Posted By houbmw-cm
Rebel.Ranter, Yeah NCS Dummy is pretty easy to...

Rebel.Ranter, Yeah NCS Dummy is pretty easy to use to generate the update files. I brought it up a few times to check it out. I had already done all my updates by then though so I did not get to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-10-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,050
Posted By houbmw-cm
That thought process is what has kept me with...

That thought process is what has kept me with this car through all of this. I keep thinking this will be it. Truth is I know it will never be it, as I love driving the car, and I hope that this will...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-10-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,073
Posted By houbmw-cm
Roseng Glad to hear you have the car and computer...

Roseng Glad to hear you have the car and computer talking. That is pretty much one of the hardest parts, grin. Let us know how it goes once you try the updates. Once you do it a few times it is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-10-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,757
Posted By houbmw-cm
I had my software updated recently at the BMW...

I had my software updated recently at the BMW dealer here in Houston. The cost if I remember right was around 189.00 I think. I'm pretty sure if you put the new battery in and hen had them up the...
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