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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By gregb
Hello, Welcome and Congrat's on your six!! ...

Hello, Welcome and Congrat's on your six!!

I also have an '07 vert and my interior fabric cover also tries to pinch on both sides when I'm closing the top (mostly on the driver's side). I have...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By gregb
If you have to have a six, then my vote would be...

If you have to have a six, then my vote would be the 650i. If I was 18 and going into college, then I would buy something smaller with less gas/maintenance/insurance costs and save the six purchase...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By gregb
+1 on the point about trunk space with top down -...

+1 on the point about trunk space with top down - I really enjoy the weekend drive to play golf with my clubs fitting easily in the trunk.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,638
Posted By gregb
2005 645ci HELP!

I had my alternator fail a few weeks ago on my '07 650 and mine went a little crazy too - the first warning notice I got through idrive was a charging malfunction - a few miles later after the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By gregb
Comfort Access Antenna on Convertible?

Sounds like your battery inside the key fob is wearing down ... Best to try replacing it first as they are cheap. Several good threads here show how to replace.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By gregb
Convertible or Coupe

+1 on vert top all day



There a several known issues with the verts but of course I'm biased as I've owned mine for almost 5 years. The known issues are too many "sensitive sensors" in the top...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,253
Posted By gregb
As you indicated, this is a well-worn topic......

As you indicated, this is a well-worn topic... you will likely have to rely on current posted videos here and on you-tube. Tri-resonator delete is a good minor first step (see thread)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By gregb
Old thread but very good thread. Bimmerzone and...

Old thread but very good thread. Bimmerzone and Bavarian Autosport still sell spare tire kits that presumably fit both front and back (not sure about M sixes).
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By gregb
Make sure you do the 50/50 mix of OE coolant and...

Make sure you do the 50/50 mix of OE coolant and distilled water (one gallon will make two and should presumably be enough).
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By gregb
Dang... that's a hunk of metal Gary! Yes,...

Dang... that's a hunk of metal Gary! Yes, excellent extra positive of non-RFT's - many flats can be repaired.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By gregb
Consumer Reports on RFT's

I understand we've debated the pro's and con's of run-flat tires (RFT's) versus non-RFT's here a few times, with varying opinions. Consumer Reports published a short note summarizing the con's of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By gregb
Looks good :thumbup:

Looks good :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By gregb
Oh well... I guess I just dated myself... Maybe I...

Oh well... I guess I just dated myself... Maybe I should work on the young lingo. :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By gregb
Mark - rofl over the autocorrect in your post ......

Mark - rofl over the autocorrect in your post ... Trying to figure out if you meant wife, whip or both!! :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By gregb
Moving to Atlanta

Welcome back to the ATL - your wrap and audio threads and others are epic... Get ready for an adjustment on labor rates... :)
I've lived in the ATL (Marietta) the past 15 years so let me know if...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By gregb
Good price ... And a good intermediate step.

Good price ... And a good intermediate step.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,803
Posted By gregb
Pulled the microfilters over the holiday weekend...

Pulled the microfilters over the holiday weekend to check the drains. The passenger side was partially filled with leaves even though I park my six in the garage at home and at the office. Wasn't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By gregb
Yep - get quotes from at least several...

Yep - get quotes from at least several independent shops. I had to get several quotes before I found shop that would cut out all three resonator boxes and install my x-pipe for around $100-150...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,311
Posted By gregb
Sounds like a good well-reasoned decision to keep...

Sounds like a good well-reasoned decision to keep your six.

As an aside, I also have over 128K miles on my six and have not yet experienced the weep-hole coolant leak, the smoking valve stem seals...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By gregb
creamy of course... fewer peanuts pieces to clean...

creamy of course... fewer peanuts pieces to clean up later... :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,311
Posted By gregb
Keep the six :)

Keep the six :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By gregb
I would have thought that goo gone would have...

I would have thought that goo gone would have worked (maybe it needed a little soaking first). The only other thing I can think of is to maybe try a childhood remedy... spreading peanut butter on it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By gregb
Nice boat Wes - what a way to spend a summer!

Nice boat Wes - what a way to spend a summer!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By gregb
+2 Mark

+2 Mark
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By gregb
Excellent and helpful post... had to have my IVM...

Excellent and helpful post... had to have my IVM changed out a couple years ago under CPO.

And a good reminder from Mark to check the front drains once in a while.
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