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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-16-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,027
Posted By AFCNEAL
Run-Flats? Yep - usual issues! Get rid, save...

Run-Flats?

Yep - usual issues! Get rid, save 50% and more life in each tyre and better ride!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-21-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,377
Posted By AFCNEAL
I've just taken my AFE filter off (was going to...

I've just taken my AFE filter off (was going to sell the car) and I have to say....I wish I had never fitted it. With the stock filter and box, the car is significiantly more powerful and the fuel...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-14-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,432
Posted By AFCNEAL
First up - find yourself a good Indie (where in...

First up - find yourself a good Indie (where in the UK are you?). Get the codes read (properly).

It sounds like either you have a duff battery (hopefully, but unlikely) or there is still...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-13-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,457
Posted By AFCNEAL
None at all! Is it coupe or convertible? I...

None at all!

Is it coupe or convertible? I know nothing about the U.S./Arizona market, but in the U.K. (where auto prices are generally much higher) a 50-60k miler 645 coupe is about that price...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-12-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,457
Posted By AFCNEAL
6 weaknesses

For an 04 with 52k the weaknesses to look out for are (mainly)

1. Steering rack - check for 'clunking' when turning lock-to-lock. c$3k to replace
2. Autobox plastic oil pan leak - can often be a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-04-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,323
Posted By AFCNEAL
The SC430 would certainly win by a...

The SC430 would certainly win by a mile.............the ugliest car competition!

I like Lexus, fortunately the SC was hideously overpriced in the UK so they're as rare as rocking horse poo.....but...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-04-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,126
Posted By AFCNEAL
Thanks - I've tried searching and it offers up...

Thanks - I've tried searching and it offers up nothing!

Do you have a vendor or eve item number you can share please?

10-20 bucks for you.....probably 50-70 bucks in rip-off Britain!!


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-04-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,126
Posted By AFCNEAL
Just for Tosh's benefit, the 'hole' referred to...

Just for Tosh's benefit, the 'hole' referred to is underneath the wheel - not behind it. I used a small allen key - it is very fiddly and takes a while to get the right purchse on the release spring...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-02-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,951
Posted By AFCNEAL
We call it AUC over here!! Certified...

We call it AUC over here!!

Certified pre-owned (Approved Used Car)....therefore under warranty
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-01-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,332
Posted By AFCNEAL
Press hard!! The oil pressure switch is a...

Press hard!! The oil pressure switch is a frequent failure on the early E63/64 (mine too went at 43k miles!) but does distribute oil all over the engine bay, so a lazy technician could easily...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-25-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,255
Posted By AFCNEAL
CLS63 would be my choice. Deffo not CLK...they're...

CLS63 would be my choice. Deffo not CLK...they're for gays/girls.

As another has said, CL63 if you really want MB.

Don't forget the 2011 6 series has different engines so maybe the new one with...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-23-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By AFCNEAL
That's where a phone cradle is usually fitted....

That's where a phone cradle is usually fitted. Someone has presumably remove it at some point. You can get replacements for some models of phone
Forum: 6 Series DIY 12-20-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,023
Posted By AFCNEAL
Black wax is good for it too - it's a product for...

Black wax is good for it too - it's a product for the black plastics on cars. Also known as Bumper Black (in the UK!) or Back to Black........

Every autoparts store has some.........
Forum: 6 Series DIY 12-20-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,265
Posted By AFCNEAL
Option! Thought you'd have noticed by...

Option!

Thought you'd have noticed by now.............

All the good E64s have them..............
Forum: 6 Series DIY 12-20-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,930
Posted By AFCNEAL
You ain't doing it right!

You ain't doing it right!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-20-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,947
Posted By AFCNEAL
Yes really. Provided you can use a spray/rattle...

Yes really. Provided you can use a spray/rattle can without runs etc:
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-20-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,947
Posted By AFCNEAL
You can buy a 5$ can of spray - results are...

You can buy a 5$ can of spray - results are pretty good and you can chose how much tint you like. You can also buy the stick-on film in different shades, but it's very difficult to apply due to the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-16-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,379
Posted By AFCNEAL
Must have seen you coming - even in rip-off...

Must have seen you coming - even in rip-off Britain mine was replaced (pan, filter, oil and labour) for $600..........
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,682
Posted By AFCNEAL
If you get the German writing you're not in the...

If you get the German writing you're not in the service menu.

Turn key as if to start, without foot on brake, hold in odometer button until service menu comes up and the tap through the menu...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-10-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,629
Posted By AFCNEAL
I bet it's the drain hose which takes water away...

I bet it's the drain hose which takes water away from the bay where the folding roof sits (when down). They detatch easily and the water than drips on top of the electrics below.

Presumably...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-10-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By AFCNEAL
Complete rubbish to encourage RFT sales perhaps!!...

Complete rubbish to encourage RFT sales perhaps!! Don't forget many of us change the suspension anyway!! (Plus the ride is actually better without RFTs!)

I've run Falken 452s for 2 years without...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-03-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By AFCNEAL
How about a link that shows the wheels or simply...

How about a link that shows the wheels or simply say what size they are??!!

What do you mean by 'spec' of a tyre? Size? Speed rating?

Give us a clue and maybe we can help?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-01-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By AFCNEAL
Cars with steering wheels on the correct side(!)...

Cars with steering wheels on the correct side(!) have the same manual/stickshift configuration. So, using my left hand/arm, 1st/2nd are furthest away to the left.

The reason we drive on the left...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-26-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By AFCNEAL
They might like to more on here as it's mainly...

They might like to more on here as it's mainly Americans!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-26-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,550
Posted By AFCNEAL
Remap is a better bet than a chip. Depends on the...

Remap is a better bet than a chip. Depends on the map of course but there are no hge power increases for the 6 aside from forced induction. A chip is about 12 bhp and good remap will be c25.
The...
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