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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-06-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By normancruzer
Beautiful photography, makes Philly look good too.

Beautiful photography, makes Philly look good too.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-25-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,341
Posted By normancruzer
I have had my six for almost two years. While it...

I have had my six for almost two years. While it was still under factory warranty I complained about this two or three times to the dealer. About a year ago the dealership reprogrammed the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-19-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By normancruzer
I bought one from AutoPOM last July when my...

I bought one from AutoPOM last July when my factory warranty ran out. I have had one claim so far in December for $900+ and the dealership SA arranged the service with Mercury. I got a loaner and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-01-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,333
Posted By normancruzer
I paid a $50 deductable, and they will bill...

I paid a $50 deductable, and they will bill Mercury for the balance. The SA set it all up.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-31-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,333
Posted By normancruzer
Mercury covered the replacement of my vacuum...

Mercury covered the replacement of my vacuum pump, and axle shaft seal. Total cost of $935 at Hendrick BMW. Picked up the car a couple of hours ago.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-25-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,333
Posted By normancruzer
Good news on the Mercury policy. I bought a...

Good news on the Mercury policy. I bought a Mercury policy through Autopom in July.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-17-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By normancruzer
I have a Mercury warranty purchased through Auto...

I have a Mercury warranty purchased through Auto POM in July 2012. I have not needed it yet.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,783
Posted By normancruzer
Mother's Back To Black is what I use. It can be...

Mother's Back To Black is what I use. It can be found at Walmart. It has to be reapplied regularly.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-13-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,783
Posted By normancruzer
My 08 has power folding mirrors. The little...

My 08 has power folding mirrors. The little square button just above the driver's side window regulator button is what activates it.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-12-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,271
Posted By normancruzer
Thanks,I got a quote from Pacific BMW as well,...

Thanks,I got a quote from Pacific BMW as well, but the 3 year, 100,000 mile Platinum warranty was almost $4,000 for my car so I went with Auto-POM. My factory warranty expires on 7/26 so I needed to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-11-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,271
Posted By normancruzer
Today I bought an extended warranty from...

Today I bought an extended warranty from Auto-POM. It is a 48 month 100,000 mile platinum, with electronics package, and $50 deductible. Cost $2,317. I thought the exclusions were fairly limited. I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-25-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By normancruzer
Schedule your trip to coincide with Octoberfest...

Schedule your trip to coincide with Octoberfest then you the perfect trip
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-24-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By normancruzer
BMW Manufactuing Spartanburg Plant Tour

This may be a better topic for the X series site, but it was a great experience and if you have not already done it, you should. The tour is 1.5 hours and in typical German fashion it was a it was...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-02-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By normancruzer
Good choice, I have a 2008 Space Gray Metallic...

Good choice, I have a 2008 Space Gray Metallic vert with the same wheels, and beige Dakota leather. I love it!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-29-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,367
Posted By normancruzer
I just had both of mine replaced under warranty...

I just had both of mine replaced under warranty (43,000 miles). Had to wait three weeks while one was shipped from Germany.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-08-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,770
Posted By normancruzer
Right after I bought my 650 six months ago, I...

Right after I bought my 650 six months ago, I replaced the run flats with Continental extreme contact DSW's. Saved $700 over new RFTs. The car handles great - no regrets. I also bought a portable...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-01-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,701
Posted By normancruzer
Here is how BMW describes sport mode: Tune...

Here is how BMW describes sport mode:

Tune up: when sport mode is activated, engine output and driving dynamics take on sportier qualities, letting you enjoy your BMW's dynamic character at its...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-29-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,701
Posted By normancruzer
On mine it tightens suspension and steering.

On mine it tightens suspension and steering.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-25-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,437
Posted By normancruzer
I am thinking of buying a warranty from Auto-POM...

I am thinking of buying a warranty from Auto-POM when my mfg's warranty runs out in 7/2012. How has your claim experience been?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-16-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 958
Posted By normancruzer
Let me make sure I understand this. I have tried...

Let me make sure I understand this. I have tried it a couple of times and it does not seem to have had any affect.

1. press start button twice then release
2. press gas pedal to the floor then...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-13-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,045
Posted By normancruzer
Model: 2008 650i Top Unlocked error...

Model: 2008 650i
Top Unlocked error experienced?: No
Warm Climate: NC
Mileage: 42K

No problem with top during 4 months of ownership.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-09-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By normancruzer
Thanks, I do like sport mode, major personality...

Thanks, I do like sport mode, major personality change for the car. Hendrick is a good dealership, my SA assures me they will get my problems resolved.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-09-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By normancruzer
Normal or Problem

Hello this is my first post, but have been reading the 6 series board for about 5 months. I bought 2008 650 vert on 10/1/2011. Other than looking at 75 high res photos many times, I bought it sight...
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