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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-07-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By daf290
No, not yet. I am now convinced that my left...

No, not yet.
I am now convinced that my left control module is bad and I need to replace it. Not at all sure there is any coding to be done or required.
I plan to buy a replacement control module...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 12-23-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,543
Posted By daf290
Napa Tool

No I have not seen this one. Looks like a great tool if it works as shown.
I bought the actual BMW tool to install on my 650 and a generic over the belt and attach to the pulley tool for my wifes...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 12-22-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,543
Posted By daf290
Spongee Belt

The spongee belts are now quite common in many cars.
These belts are designed to be used without tensioners.
They are a bit different to get on and off but now that I have done a few, I kind of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By daf290
Satellite Radio

Are you sure that you have the correct satelite ID number when you talk with the XM radio people?
If they are trying to turn on the old unit that would be bad as you would be paying for someone...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-20-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By daf290
Software or Hardware??

I have an issue with my E63 headlight adaptive function. I thought that the issue was software and only required recoding/changing the VIN number on the light module(s), but after fighting it for...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 02-24-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By daf290
Adaptive light module error

I am having trouble removing the error from the adaptive headlight module. I get the translated error below after trying to figure out how to code in the proper VIN which is what I believe the error...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,069
Posted By daf290
Sounds like fun and I would like to meet the...

Sounds like fun and I would like to meet the people that have and likely will continue to help me with my BMW.
I would definately be there but I am in China during that time. Maybe next year.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 02-15-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By daf290
Coding Adaptive Light Control Modules

I have an 07 650 that I put different headlight assemblies on as the front was crashed when I bought the car.
I am new to coding but believe that I have FINALLY figured out the majority of what I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 78,120
Posted By daf290
Please disregard my prior post, I got it.

Please disregard my prior post, I got it.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 78,120
Posted By daf290
Help for Struggling Near Newbie.... I got a...

Help for Struggling Near Newbie....
I got a dedicated laptop for programming for Christmas from my daughter and am haveing real difficulty getting it up and running.
I believe that I have...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-28-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By daf290
Great buying opportunity!! Sent from...

Great buying opportunity!!



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Forum: Interior 01-26-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By daf290
FS E60/E63 Steering Wheel Airbag

I have a brand new, purchased directly from the local BMW dealer, in the original box, unopened drivers steering wheel airbag in black. It fits E60/E63. I need $ 600.00.
I have the original invoice...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By daf290
big problem with cold Idle on my 645

Easy enough to get codes pulled and see what they say
If you don't have access to a code reader ($100 at Walmart)
Go to any chain auto parts store and ask them to read codes
Takes 5 minutes

...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-08-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 60,655
Posted By daf290
Hi Shawn, Could you PM me the link for the...

Hi Shawn,
Could you PM me the link for the complete tools. I have INPA working well with my E63 but need to take the next step by trying my hand at possibly updating the Daten files and making some...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By daf290
Thanks Yorgi, FYI, Rock Auto has rebuilt half...

Thanks Yorgi,
FYI, Rock Auto has rebuilt half shafts for a bit over $100 with $40 core charge.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By daf290
I had mine welded, actuallt a very simple...

I had mine welded, actuallt a very simple process.
You may be able to get a mobile aluminum welder to do it at your location.
I bought mine crashed and the tab was broken off of one side, I believe...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By daf290
Thanks Yorgi, I suspect that the problem is the...

Thanks Yorgi,
I suspect that the problem is the half shaft on the right side, the vehicle went thru a crash earlier and the right rear wheel was badly bent and required replacement. This could be...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By daf290
Clunk in rear right

My 07 650 coupe has a clunking noise from the mid to rear right side. Mostly when I turn left but sometimes turning right or at bumps.
I have had it up in the air and gone thru the rear suspension...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By daf290
mine was used...

mine was used...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By daf290
When I bought my car, unknown to me the amplifier...

When I bought my car, unknown to me the amplifier and DLP had been stolen so I had to replace both.
Since I did not have a unit to compare to, I used the part number reference from the online parts...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By daf290
LED Turn Signals

What's a peep?
Must be something sexual....


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By daf290
Replacing Satelite DLP Module

I replaced mine from an eBay purchase with no issues
The unit I bought had the satellite subscription so I get satellite and traffic also
Plugs right in


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By daf290
My cars been scratched! Help!

Sorry to say but looks like more than a scratch to me.
You should be able to polish out a lot of what looks the worst but I believe you will need at least the door and quarter re painted
Any good...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By daf290
Not the first time that I have done a crashed car...

Not the first time that I have done a crashed car like this, I have done several others, all for my own use but this was my first BMW.
Difficult for me to say if it was worth it financially. i have...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By daf290
I only had to straighten one frame rail and it...

I only had to straighten one frame rail and it was luckily only out a few inches. After having this rail straight, it was all bolt on. The only issue for me was that I had to go entirely from the...
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