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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By gregb
If you're talking about the black trim plate/vert...

If you're talking about the black trim plate/vert top lid cover which is behind the rear window, then it is a common fade spot.

The short answer is use "Back to Black" to treat it when the vert...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By gregb
In addition to the accurate comments above about...

In addition to the accurate comments above about your alternator/regulator, it sounds like you might have what BMW calls an "unfavorable driving profile" given your short trips. Even with everything...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By gregb
+1 - my money is on water leak from a plugged...

+1 - my money is on water leak from a plugged drain or two in your vert top box.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By gregb
I had something that felt similar to your...

I had something that felt similar to your situation but it was the tranny "jerking" once or twice at those same speeds. First did the manual tranny reset which helped some, but ultimately had to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By gregb
Many other owners here (myself included) have...

Many other owners here (myself included) have replaced the OEM battery with matching aftermarket spec batteries and save quite a bit of $ (I think I actually used a Bosch replacement as well but its...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By gregb
Advice

+3 to Gary, Herb and Coug. Maybe there is a little bias among this audience but the style is distinctive. I'm at 139k miles on an '07 and still get looks and compliments. I do like the newer...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By gregb
Hey Herb - I was on lunch break... but I'm...

Hey Herb - I was on lunch break... but I'm supposed to be working right now! :) Generally quite pleased with the Richt hire (I think GA fans might be sorry if things don't work out as well as they...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By gregb
Do you own the convertible? If so the drains in...

Do you own the convertible? If so the drains in the bottom of your vert top box are plugged and its about to ruin you amp/sat radio receiver! Do a search here as there are many threads, and address...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By gregb
+1

+1
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By gregb
Falcon - my six spent the first 3 years in South...

Falcon - my six spent the first 3 years in South Carolina and the last 5 in Atlanta. Been my daily driver with a 60-mile round trip commute. Not sure about the climate but seems similar to Houston. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By gregb
Oil leak maintenance

Well, my '07 650i has been putting a few drops of oil on the garage floor the last few months and I knew she was due for some work. So I put her in the Indy shop while I'm out of town for the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By gregb
I have the error free LED ones as well the last...

I have the error free LED ones as well the last few years - no issues
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By gregb
I've been using European import specialists in...

I've been using European import specialists in Marietta for a few years - very good shop.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By gregb
Yep... the real oil dipstick first discovered by...

Yep... the real oil dipstick first discovered by Yorgi/Rick in his DIY post here. Apparently nothing is mentioned about the actual dipstick in the manuals (maybe some engineer thought they should...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By gregb
Here's the muffler delete thread I recalled, with...

Here's the muffler delete thread I recalled, with at least two sound clips:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=827845&highlight=straight+pipe

Here's a good thread with extensive...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By gregb
they look clean - nice!

they look clean - nice!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By gregb
Links below to helpful battery threads: ...

Links below to helpful battery threads:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=830110&highlight=battery+gregb
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By gregb
Sounds like it sucks - but new battery can be...

Sounds like it sucks - but new battery can be easily found from an auto-parts store or pep boys/tire shop in the price range you mentioned ($150 - $250). You do not need to go to BMW dealer for new...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By gregb
Thanks on the Canes - class of '95 :). I've been...

Thanks on the Canes - class of '95 :). I've been putting 20K miles per year on mine for the last 4 years with no drone whatsoever in the cabin or elsewhere, even with top down. It sounds about...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By gregb
I recall that someone did the 3 resonator delete...

I recall that someone did the 3 resonator delete with x-pipe, wasn't happy and then straight piped the rear mufflers. As I recall, removing the stock mufflers was a huge jump with too much volume...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By gregb
+1 and when Gary says "good tires" he means good...

+1 and when Gary says "good tires" he means good non run-flat tires.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By gregb
delete all three resonators and replace with...

delete all three resonators and replace with x-pipe
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By gregb
Do a search here - many have replaced the two...

Do a search here - many have replaced the two "can" resonators in the middle with straight pipes and replaced the resonator "box" with an x-pipe (kept stock mufflers). Myself included. Small...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By gregb
The twin "can" resonators are closest to the...

The twin "can" resonators are closest to the engine with stock resonator "box" coming together after resonator cans. Do a search here under "resonator" and you will find many threads including a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By gregb
Sounds like a cracked expansion tank which is a...

Sounds like a cracked expansion tank which is a common failures item - happened to me around 100k miles
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