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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
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Have you tried a reset, which means turning the...

Have you tried a reset, which means turning the steering wheel full lock to lock about 5-6 times. Also when you switch into sports mode you feel a change in the steering weight, many people do not...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
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That is really low miles for a 2005 car, I...

That is really low miles for a 2005 car, I believe the transmission oil is more mileage dependent than age, but as Herb mentions BMW claim lifetime, but good practice says change at 80-100k miles....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
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It maybe wise to get the better Ctech model...

It maybe wise to get the better Ctech model (7700) as it has electronics that control,the charge more effectively. Plus the added benefit of the recondition capability which works by the way, same...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
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This is one of the best DIY's you will ever find...

This is one of the best DIY's you will ever find from Yorgi on the E63/64 forum! at the end he mentions bedding in. follow some of his threads and he will explain how to do it!!!
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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) Yesterday, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
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Given you mention the brakes are new, they...

Given you mention the brakes are new, they probably need a good bedding in before they function as you want without the squealing. Often dealers just do the change and do not bed in the brakes, and...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
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Plausible comment from the dealer, just find a...

Plausible comment from the dealer, just find a nice road with plenty of bends and short straights to get the brakes really hot, hopefully should cure the issue. If not then you are into looking...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By 645/333
When you see the price that the guys in the US...

When you see the price that the guys in the US say it costs to get the seals done, whilst it is still a lot of money, the cost in the UK is often 3-4 times the US prices.
In the US for example when...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-13-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
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In the UK many of us have dashboard cameras...

In the UK many of us have dashboard cameras fitted, we have a crime here which is called "crash for cash" where drivers cause you to go into their rear end for example and then claim all kinds of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By 645/333
I appreciate you need to find the fault quickly,...

I appreciate you need to find the fault quickly, have you purchased the WDS for these cars, loads available on Ebay or used to be . I have a copy myself but not loaded onto a PC. The copies I have...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
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If you can gain access to the switch block in the...

If you can gain access to the switch block in the door easily, you could try swapping over the switch for that window, this way you can prove the switch. The next question is, if you use the all...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
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No it is easy to remove but really takes two to...

No it is easy to remove but really takes two to reduce the risk of damage. You also need to be careful with the parking sensor Loom. Can be fragile. Actually the stupidity of the design means you...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By 645/333
When you drain the transmission oil out you...

When you drain the transmission oil out you should always measure how much has drained out.
Why you may ask but it is important. Firstly the tranny holds 9.5ltrs including the torque converter. The...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By 645/333
The issue in passing our MOT's in the UK is not...

The issue in passing our MOT's in the UK is not just that the lights work but that do not show a warning light on the dash of any sort, the same for service/engine lights etc.
As far as the problem...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By 645/333
I think all of the comments made by the guys...

I think all of the comments made by the guys about owning a 6 series are well founded. I owned a 645ci and it was overall the best car I had ever owned (and I have owned a few) , bought second hand...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-01-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By 645/333
They definitely stand out from all BMW models,...

They definitely stand out from all BMW models, the reason I went with the 640i was the straight six which is essentially bullet proof, unlike the V8 (don't get me wrong the V8 is a lovely engine...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By 645/333
check or change the bulbs, when they fail they...

check or change the bulbs, when they fail they can go intermittent. Also check connections and ensure no corrosion has got into the plug/socket.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By 645/333
Oops I meant the A/C belt, but you still need the...

Oops I meant the A/C belt, but you still need the tool, plenty of videos to show how it is done.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By 645/333
Many will change the spark plugs around 65k-70k...

Many will change the spark plugs around 65k-70k even though they can go on till 100k as far as BMW concerned. Belts are often missed, but you do need a special tool to do the alternator belt, which...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-26-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,269
Posted By 645/333
In my humble opinion any high performance car...

In my humble opinion any high performance car needs to be driven hard periodically. Especially V8's. When you read threads about guys who use their cars seldomly you note that they seem to have more...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-25-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By 645/333
Some really nice colours, it is quite difficult...

Some really nice colours, it is quite difficult to create a unique looking car from the BMW standard colour palette. My car is quite unique here in the UK but may have been achieved at a price only...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-24-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,782
Posted By 645/333
If I again remember correctly our suspension...

If I again remember correctly our suspension bushes are fluid filled, so have you seen any fluid? Also you could try some suspension lubricant, not WD40, but a specific suspension lube form most...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-21-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By 645/333
Anyone know if it was an Xdrive???

Anyone know if it was an Xdrive???
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-19-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,782
Posted By 645/333
you are correct for the F12. That strut you see...

you are correct for the F12. That strut you see going from the suspension strut to the front section used to go in the other direction to the firewall on the E63/64 and was integral to the suspension...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-19-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,782
Posted By 645/333
Firstly there is no sound from just running the...

Firstly there is no sound from just running the engine and revving, it only happens when driving? The knocking I can hear, now eliminating tyres the next thing is suspension or if is is coming from...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-17-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By 645/333
Patience, this forum is active but no where near...

Patience, this forum is active but no where near as much as some others on Bimmerfest. Certainly more than a Mercedes forum as I also had a Merc before here. The best forum for me was the 6 series...
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