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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-22-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By rebel.ranter
Yes, you are correct, the professional navigation...

Yes, you are correct, the professional navigation requires the CCC (Car Communication Computer) to be fitted with the wider screen.
In Europe we got two additional different (lower) options, one...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By rebel.ranter
It comes on at +3 degrees Celsius (37.4...

It comes on at +3 degrees Celsius (37.4 Farenheit). This is the air temperature at which there is a likely chance of icy roads.
You can adjust the value at which this warning kicks in at using NCS...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-08-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By rebel.ranter
Loads on EBay. ...

Loads on EBay.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By rebel.ranter
I replaced my pre-LCI indicator, which is what...

I replaced my pre-LCI indicator, which is what you have on your car for 110 from the BMW dealer here in Ireland. LCI is the facelift, the indicator is different on the facelift. Ireland & UK are...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-27-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By rebel.ranter
Here's two videos, emergency use only really....

Here's two videos, emergency use only really. Will get you out of trouble until you can get proper help:

http://youtu.be/eQnq4BMhMSM

http://youtu.be/n-uY5EPXHMY
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-26-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By rebel.ranter
Here's a post I wrote on another forum about my...

Here's a post I wrote on another forum about my battery change:

http://www.bmwhaus.ie/forum/showthread.php?tid=142&pid=30872#pid30872
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-05-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,749
Posted By rebel.ranter
Just so you know, the BMTechnic cable will work...

Just so you know, the BMTechnic cable will work just fine with the software that is not installed using the BMTechnic installer. I have two BMTechnic cables & I use one on a laptop that I just...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,160
Posted By rebel.ranter
What exactly would you like to,do on the m3? I...

What exactly would you like to,do on the m3? I fitted an e46 SMG wheel to my e39 auto, works similar to OPs car.

http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w160/rebelranter/BMW%20e39/DSC01725.jpg
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By rebel.ranter
SMG shifts definitely get more aggressive, in...

SMG shifts definitely get more aggressive, in addition to this the harder you push the car the more aggressive the shifts become. In auto mode (with SMG) the car holds on to the gear longer).
The...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By rebel.ranter
This is my spare wheel solution: The cover...

This is my spare wheel solution:

The cover for the wheel has Velcro on it to hold it in place in the trunk.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-23-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By rebel.ranter
Here's the specs for the original battery: ...

Here's the specs for the original battery:

http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E64/USA/645Ci-N62/L-N/jul2004/browse/vehicle_electrical_system/original_bmw_battery_warranty_only/

As for...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-23-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,144
Posted By rebel.ranter
Not sure what I can do for you, I am the other...

Not sure what I can do for you, I am the other side of the Atlantic Ocean (plus the entire continent of North America! :))

What is it you're looking for & maybe we can help or direct you to some...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By rebel.ranter
Good spot there Yorgi. The reason that they...

Good spot there Yorgi. The reason that they recommend to stay away from LL04 outside these areas is due to poor quality fuel.

Here's some further information from TIS:

SBS3 Specified oils BMW...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-17-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By rebel.ranter
BMW specify that it must be LL04 compliant 0W30...

BMW specify that it must be LL04 compliant 0W30 oil. Castrol EDGE fully synthetic 0W30 is one such oil. You could also use 5W30 too. One of the guys that used to frequent this forum (davy_b) put this...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,268
Posted By rebel.ranter
Just also to note that there are tonnes of part...

Just also to note that there are tonnes of part numbers for the LM2 that will work in your car.
Really all you need to know as Yorgi says is if your car has AHL or not.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-10-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By rebel.ranter
It doesn't code on my 2006 car. However it is...

It doesn't code on my 2006 car. However it is really handy to have in the glove box.
I picked up the wifi dongle on EBay, VLink.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By rebel.ranter
www.bmcables.com www.cable-shack.co.uk ...

www.bmcables.com

www.cable-shack.co.uk

You might have to update the Daten files in NCS Expert for the 2010 car but that is easy enough. Plenty of guides online on how to do that.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By rebel.ranter
What phone are you trying to use that is not...

What phone are you trying to use that is not working?

I have used all generations of iPhone with my e63 right up to the iPhone 5 & iPhone 5S. Bluetooth works fine. The two issues I have had with...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,692
Posted By rebel.ranter
The emblem is part of the airbag, it is well...

The emblem is part of the airbag, it is well secured to the front cover of the airbag with metal clips.
Just remember when you're sticking an emblem over the original you have now created a little...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By rebel.ranter
Avoid SSS unless you have the proper interface....

Avoid SSS unless you have the proper interface. Stick with NCS Expert for coding & winKFP for other updates like changing VIN in second hand modules.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-08-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By rebel.ranter
Unfortunately without reading fault codes it...

Unfortunately without reading fault codes it could be anything! Faulty ignition coil, failed plug, faulty HFPF unit, lambda (oxygen) sensor gone bad, can shaft sensor, anything!
Worth investing in a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By rebel.ranter
This was a 3 part documentary made by BMW & the...

This was a 3 part documentary made by BMW & the Discovery Channel showing the path of the car going through the design, testing & production phases. Even if you're not fond of the big 6 the content...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-06-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By rebel.ranter
If you have a break in the MOST fibre optic...

If you have a break in the MOST fibre optic circuit then you could get an error like that. I (temporarily) had that issue in an e92 M3 last weekend when I was installing a Dension Gateway & AVR & TV...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-05-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By rebel.ranter
The blue cable you have might only be K CAN. You...

The blue cable you have might only be K CAN. You need a D CAN cable for cars with a build date after March 2007.
DIS v57 is the last available version, it went to th newwe ISTA/P system after that.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-28-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,410
Posted By rebel.ranter
This app is BMW specific & it will read ALL...

This app is BMW specific & it will read ALL modules in your BMW. The other device you linked to is generic & will read many cars, however it will only read engine codes, the BMWhat app will talk to...
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