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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-07-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By NWS Alpine
Did you lose assisted braking? There is a recall...

Did you lose assisted braking? There is a recall for this and it's free from the dealer. My valve, booster, master cylinder, and a few other parts were all replaced from the recall. Saved me a ton...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-06-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,580
Posted By NWS Alpine
Oem Phillips bulbs 85122 are only like $60-70...

Oem Phillips bulbs 85122 are only like $60-70 shipped from amazon as an FYI for others. I just put in some OSRAM 66240 CBI 5000K bulbs and there is no better bulb you can get right now. They are...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-04-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,585
Posted By NWS Alpine
Part #10 here http://bit.ly/qhl0tV Vent hose $38

Part #10 here http://bit.ly/qhl0tV Vent hose $38
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-03-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,585
Posted By NWS Alpine
The fitting on the reservoir is included with the...

The fitting on the reservoir is included with the tube and needs no tool to remove. The clamp attached to the radiator needs to be re-used. I just used some pliers to loosen it and then re-tighten...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-02-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,585
Posted By NWS Alpine
I believe I got it for around $36. Very common...

I believe I got it for around $36. Very common failure and get it fixed before it kills your fans and belts with coolant. It takes 15 mins to replace too.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-29-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By NWS Alpine
Buy the OEM ones from Amazon. You can get a pair...

Buy the OEM ones from Amazon. You can get a pair of Phillips D2S 85122 bulbs for $60-80.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-25-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,147
Posted By NWS Alpine
Yeah it seems to load much faster. When I start...

Yeah it seems to load much faster. When I start my car the music starts to play before the SAT comes up. With the 3GS there was a delay. Also when you first plug it in and it loads the song...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-07-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,136
Posted By NWS Alpine
My final two cars were my 6er and a modded 996...

My final two cars were my 6er and a modded 996 C4S. The C4S I was looking at later sold and I believe the new owner had an IMS leak after it passes a PPI. BIG money!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-28-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,905
Posted By NWS Alpine
Bum

Bum
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-26-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,529
Posted By NWS Alpine
Yes. I bought some but they eventually peeled...

Yes. I bought some but they eventually peeled off after high speeds for a sustained period of time in HEAVY south FL rain. I didn't expect them to even still be on the car along with the paint on...
Forum: General BMW 05-25-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,511
Posted By NWS Alpine
They don't have cotton terry towels because they...

They don't have cotton terry towels because they scratch the paint! Do not use them since the quality is hit or miss. Get quality microfiber towels and take care of them.
Forum: General BMW 05-25-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,261
Posted By NWS Alpine
As stated that is not from bulb. That is from the...

As stated that is not from bulb. That is from the design of the projector bowl/shield/lens. They all factor in and all projectors produce different cutoffs. You can mod some cutoff shields with...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-25-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By NWS Alpine
Ouch sorry for your missfortune. At least you...

Ouch sorry for your missfortune. At least you have this one pic with the W Miami in the background to remember your baby.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-25-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By NWS Alpine
Maintenance wise in 1 1/2 years has been 1 oil...

Maintenance wise in 1 1/2 years has been 1 oil change and air filter(upgraded to BMC high flow).


I have an appointment this weekend to get another oil change and the brake fluid is a month away...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-25-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By NWS Alpine
I live downtown a block from Las Olas. I see...

I live downtown a block from Las Olas. I see quite a few 6ers every day. I mostly see them around downtown but not much farther out. I was actually behind an Alpine White M6 with a save the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-24-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,873
Posted By NWS Alpine
Weird.... My name is Nick hence "NWS Alpine" <---...

Weird.... My name is Nick hence "NWS Alpine" <--- my initials

I can go by Nicholas since you stole my name :flipoff: :bigpimp:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-21-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By NWS Alpine
Hey stop taking pictures of my car!! I'm jk but...

Hey stop taking pictures of my car!! I'm jk but mine looks exactly the same. I believe you can buy a replacement strip but not sure of the part number.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-20-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,502
Posted By NWS Alpine
It is only worth it if you will need to replace...

It is only worth it if you will need to replace the brakes during the time the extended maint period is valid. Brakes are on a 25K mile interval and the extended maint is limited by 2 years. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-19-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By NWS Alpine
I think it goes: mid 06+ = TPMS = Metal ...

I think it goes:

mid 06+ = TPMS = Metal

early 06- = FTM = plastic

I have FTM on my early build date MY06. I believe OEM was plactic. I have since upgraded my rims and have aftermarket...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-19-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By NWS Alpine
Very nice pic! I wish I was driven around in a...

Very nice pic! I wish I was driven around in a 6er vert when I was that young. On the plus side they are perfect size to enjoy the back seats.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-16-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By NWS Alpine
Yeah I know what you mean about the ride. I LOVE...

Yeah I know what you mean about the ride. I LOVE my KW V3 coilovers. Transforms the look and feel of the car so much.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-06-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,423
Posted By NWS Alpine
The wheels look killer. The spacers will really...

The wheels look killer. The spacers will really set it off in the back. They really helped the look on my car.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-06-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,678
Posted By NWS Alpine
I would start with the 2x control unit xenon...

I would start with the 2x control unit xenon (ignitors) and see where that gets you. I opened up my lights to paint the reflector and when i installed them back in the car had all thses failures. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-05-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,058
Posted By NWS Alpine
For center caps I used these for my style 249...

For center caps I used these for my style 249 rims http://www.amazon.com/BMW-Genuine-Wheel-Center-pieces/dp/B001AV4CNO/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=automotive&qid=1273069113&sr=8-2 They are the OEM caps...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-29-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,442
Posted By NWS Alpine
The piece you have pictured is the ignitor and...

The piece you have pictured is the ignitor and not the ballast. Some HID systems have ballasts with ignitors integrated but some are separate. The ballast is a different part and be thankful because...
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