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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By tampamark
Not sure on the other stuff, but I believe that...

Not sure on the other stuff, but I believe that cover is part# 61146923945. #18 in the realoem diagram below.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By tampamark
Very nice! Looks good.

Very nice! Looks good.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By tampamark
You are correct, only the E53 X5 4.8L is a direct...

You are correct, only the E53 X5 4.8L is a direct swap. And then I have heard that finding one in good shape is the next challenge.

There is one on ebay for $695 and $95 shipping right now.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By tampamark
There was a user who no longer participates who...

There was a user who no longer participates who bought a 3:91 differential that was out of a 4.8L X5, but that is just a gear change and not an LSD which is really a worthwhile change. I have the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By tampamark
Mine has thrown that error for 4 years and I have...

Mine has thrown that error for 4 years and I have never had battery drain issues. It is behind the rear bumper, member Mulchman performed this DIY several years ago:
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 553
Posted By tampamark
Make sure your upper timing cover isn't leaking...

Make sure your upper timing cover isn't leaking also, it would be a shame to do the valve cover and then turn around and have to go a little deeper in to the engine and do the timing cover.

To...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By tampamark
It can be a DIY job, however it is pretty labor...

It can be a DIY job, however it is pretty labor intensive. The procedure requires removing the alternator, which in itself is a pain, then to get the bracket it sits in off is another adventure. To...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 86,731
Posted By tampamark
Probably correct about the revision? :dunno:

Probably correct about the revision? :dunno:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By tampamark
For those folks looking for a high quality Bluetooth Streamer

There is a unit which has really good reviews for it's APTX technology that is on sale, supposedly will stream CD quality from phone to the bluetooth dongle (make sure your phone is APTX capable). I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 86,731
Posted By tampamark
I only changed the one line, mine enters directly...

I only changed the one line, mine enters directly into the Entertainment Menu. Takes a minute, but it eventually gets there! Make sure all the other menu settings are deactivated. Should be all in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By tampamark
Very nicely done!

Very nicely done!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By tampamark
The brake fluid reservoir is buried under the...

The brake fluid reservoir is buried under the drivers side microfilter housing, you have to remove the upper and lower assembly. Here are instructions, takes all of 15 minutes to get to, much...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By tampamark
Battery #3 in 5 1/2 years

It has been discussed before, these cars are a bear on the electrical system! I am at 66k miles and as I fully expected to happen at any moment, the alternator finally gave out. I am not sure if it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By tampamark
When you got your Aux-In connector on ebay, you...

When you got your Aux-In connector on ebay, you need to harvest the pins from the connector you bought and insert them into the connector on the back of the CCC unit. They go into the pin assignment...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By tampamark
I haven't seen that problem before. I popped...

I haven't seen that problem before. I popped over to the large pool of users, the E60 subforum, to see if there was a reported issue like yours. Here is what I found:
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Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-06-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By tampamark
I have no experience with a reman'd alternator...

I have no experience with a reman'd alternator for the 6, but when I was younger I had tried that route. Didn't have the best experiences, but at that time it was what I could afford. Not to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By tampamark
Available at any auto parts store. Add a fuse,...

Available at any auto parts store. Add a fuse, or add a circuit. Make sure and get the version that fits the 6 type of fuse.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By tampamark
I don't have any input on the...

I don't have any input on the turn-on-with-the-door scenario. But if you want a power source that switches on and off with the ignition immediately with no delays there is a source in the trunk fuse...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By tampamark
What year is your car, depending on which model...

What year is your car, depending on which model (645/650) it is a different fuse. And yes, if your lighter socket stops working always start with the fuse. In the 645 it is #61 in the trunk and if...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By tampamark
If you need rotors I have found Autohausaz.com to...

If you need rotors I have found Autohausaz.com to be the best pricing. I bought the Zimmerman rotors and they are great, supposedly they are the OEM manufacturer for Porsche/BMW anyway.

I changed...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By tampamark
In the diy section a guy was able to avoid 1300...

In the diy section a guy was able to avoid 1300 fix by doctoring the frame up himself
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=739594
Forum: 6 Series DIY 01-23-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,803
Posted By tampamark
You have tackled a lot on this car, the plugs are...

You have tackled a lot on this car, the plugs are the simple part! Great job my man. :thumbup:

You are right, if the back two were as easy as the first six a DIY wouldn't be needed.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By tampamark
LOL, no worries, always glad to help! :thumbup: ...

LOL, no worries, always glad to help! :thumbup:



Those are not intake related. The fender drains under the microfilter housings are just for runoff from the windshield and firewall area of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By tampamark
This is a great device, but you have an Aux In on...

This is a great device, but you have an Aux In on your car do you not? Since you are in UK your 2006 will be the equivalent of our 2007 model which had Aux In as standard?

His car doesn't even...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By tampamark
It exits the same, behind the rear tire, only on...

It exits the same, behind the rear tire, only on the right side (passenger side). I have not pulled the trim out from that side so I cannot confirm the routing, but on the drivers side it is just...
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