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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By gregb
Stu - ok... you're following the correct...

Stu - ok... you're following the correct procedure to turn everything off. I also have the automatic b/c I use it as my daily driver for a 50+ mile roundtrip commute in Atlanta traffic (just past...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By gregb
If you're going to be in the Atlanta area, one of...

If you're going to be in the Atlanta area, one of the well-attended standing coffee and car meets is called "Caffeine & Octane." It's held on the first Sunday of every month... not specific to BMW's...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By gregb
Congrat's on your M6 purchase! :thumbup:

Congrat's on your M6 purchase! :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By gregb
very nice mod - definitely put allot of effort...

very nice mod - definitely put allot of effort into making it look integrated but the result looks good.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By gregb
If you are holding down the button until the...

If you are holding down the button until the light comes on then I believe you are only partially disabling TC. Hold it down and keep holding it down after the light comes on - at least 15 seconds...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By gregb
+1 what herb said :)

+1 what herb said :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By gregb
beat you by a minute... :) my prices in Georgia...

beat you by a minute... :) my prices in Georgia are a little cheaper than your prices in SoCal... :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By gregb
I would start with the sticky picture thread on...

I would start with the sticky picture thread on this forum above... lot's of aftermarket rims in the pics. After that, you can check tirerack.com for a fairly wide selection. Then lots of other...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By gregb
The short answer is that you can replace the...

The short answer is that you can replace the battery from any auto-parts store (AGM seems to be the one that everyone is going to). After replacement, you should get the battery "registered" to your...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By gregb
Price does sound high. I notice that you're in NY...

Price does sound high. I notice that you're in NY - there is a forum sponsor and BMW mechanic that is known for replacing the valve stem seals, a common problem. I believe he is in NYC, but it might...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By gregb
Haven't lubed anything in the last 4 years,...

Haven't lubed anything in the last 4 years, although I've had it in at the dealer a few times for top not locked errors covered under the CPO. Not sure if the dealer was doing any servicing or...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 114,080
Posted By gregb
As they say, your chances are probably slim to...

As they say, your chances are probably slim to none (and slim left town :). Look at the past service records of the car to determine how many of the typical long-term failures have been fixed (like...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By gregb
For pre-lci access angel eye bulbs by lifting...

For pre-lci access angel eye bulbs by lifting hood, then reaching from the top and removing the hatch cover in the rear of unit. Small hands help... :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By gregb
The short answer is use Raggtop product - if you...

The short answer is use Raggtop product - if you do a search on Raggtop (and ragtop) here in this six forum, you will find at least a half-dozen threads with lots of good vert top car and maintenance...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By gregb
I can recommend the ECS full LED interior...

I can recommend the ECS full LED interior lighting kit by Ziza... I put it in my car and enjoy the whiter brighter look

Here's a thread from last year with many pics and helpful tips on DIY...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By gregb
good discussion on past thread, including...

good discussion on past thread, including recommendations based on performance / lower dust, etc.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=752354&highlight=brake+yorgi
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By gregb
My expansion tank also leaked... was replaced at...

My expansion tank also leaked... was replaced at around 97K miles... typical repair.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By gregb
I agree with the reasons for depreciation - the...

I agree with the reasons for depreciation - the potential for high $ repairs, the need for the latest/current model and the very high volume of leases done on the six series (any BMW in general). ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By gregb
You could go with the hidden license plate and...

You could go with the hidden license plate and deploy as necessary. Do a search and you will several threads on it here.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 989
Posted By gregb
Yep :thumbup: I've been running Michelin pilots...

Yep :thumbup: I've been running Michelin pilots (first the ps2s and now the super sports) on miro M6 wheels for close to 4 years now... awesome performance in the corners and so much better than the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 475,668
Posted By gregb
wrong thread for your question but it takes a...

wrong thread for your question but it takes a minimum of 100 posts.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 456
Posted By gregb
Sounds good - I can probably make them all, at...

Sounds good - I can probably make them all, at least for a long weekend. :thumbup:

Herb - you best not get in trouble with the misses... :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By gregb
just make sure you have a good tight seal from...

just make sure you have a good tight seal from the o-ring to prevent moisture entry...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By gregb
Nice find and a great price! I'm fairly certain...

Nice find and a great price! I'm fairly certain that's the Bosch battery that I bought from my local Pep Boys about 2 years ago in non-AGM form (my OE was non-AGM). I believe the installed cost was...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By gregb
You could also try to replace the weather...

You could also try to replace the weather stripping in the caps - another member posted that 1/4 by 5/16 weather stripping available at any homedepot would fit snugly.
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