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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,326
Posted By tampamark
I spoke with them a couple of years ago, I wish I...

I spoke with them a couple of years ago, I wish I had used them after reading your post. I went with a BMW indie off Anderson and it was a disaster. They replaced the gasket, but it was leaking...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By tampamark
Bob, I get it, I bought my 2006 650 in 2009, so...

Bob, I get it, I bought my 2006 650 in 2009, so it was 3 years old. A one owner car. It is a spectacularly beautiful car, even now when I see a the previous generation 6 on the road it catches my...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By tampamark
Prone to dramatic statements? Feel free to start...

Prone to dramatic statements? Feel free to start the class action, rally the troops.

I feel your pain and you are very late to the complaint party. This has been discussed, and re-discussed,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,216
Posted By tampamark
I would have to disagree as the 6 is a collection...

I would have to disagree as the 6 is a collection of items ready to go at any time. While under my Mercury Autopom warranty I had the following in a car that had 55k to 60k in miles:

Alternator...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,127
Posted By tampamark
You are making some serious progress with that 6!...

You are making some serious progress with that 6!

Another consideration is to update that convertible boot lid. It is an easy DIY for someone like yourself:
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,216
Posted By tampamark
I agree that this is not as good of a deal as...

I agree that this is not as good of a deal as Derek received for his newer car. This the way these policies work, the older the car the harder it is to get coverage and the allowable amounts...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,216
Posted By tampamark
Yeah, I waited the time and miles before using...

Yeah, I waited the time and miles before using and they still used the pre-existing clause, which I was not aware of at that time. This the reason I give you warning to make sure there aren't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By tampamark
Funny, when I bought my Boxster back in 2000 I...

Funny, when I bought my Boxster back in 2000 I used a HELOC to finance. I can afford to pay for my cars up front but prefer to invest over outlaying the cash, I chose this route over a standard car...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,216
Posted By tampamark
Yes, I agree, it was No Beuno, No Bueno at all. ...

Yes, I agree, it was No Beuno, No Bueno at all.



Smart choice, you can blow through $3500 in one visit if all goes badly. Also, keep in mind that if you go with a longer term policy, say for...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By tampamark
It is 3.46, I was told by Jim Blanton at...

It is 3.46, I was told by Jim Blanton at Performance Gearing that you can go up to a 4.10 without issue. He seems to be a leading LSD and custom differential builder for BMW's. I have no idea about...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,216
Posted By tampamark
Looks like you covered the bases, so many times...

Looks like you covered the bases, so many times people buy these and come on here bitching when a leaky exhaust isn't covered..when it clearly in the excluded list.

Word of advice, if you sign...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,216
Posted By tampamark
That price is typical. I would find it hard to...

That price is typical. I would find it hard to believe that the initial coverage is all inclusive. Typically there is some type of exclusion list. Or a list of included items that you have to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,216
Posted By tampamark
This is a typical outcome from dealer sold...

This is a typical outcome from dealer sold aftermarket warranties, they only are available from the dealers.

Give the company that Gary (roseng) presented above, Autopom. They sell policies...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By tampamark
Sirius offers a stream option to your Smartphone,...

Sirius offers a stream option to your Smartphone, perhaps you should just use that with your Aux Input. You will not find an aftermarket solution that will marry to your OEM system, by that I mean...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By tampamark
Sirius SXV300 Tuner Installation

Are you sure you are on the right track? From what I read that tuner is an add on to a Sirius enabled aftermarket head unit. It won't interface with the BMW oem unit from what I see and you can't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By tampamark
The satellite (SDARS) antenna are in the rear...

The satellite (SDARS) antenna are in the rear trunk lid. Attached is a retrofit guide to add the OEM, it will be useful for you in locating the antenna termination point into your SDARS module...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By tampamark
The best and most definitive writeup on...

The best and most definitive writeup on registering a new battery is on the M6 board:
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,812
Posted By tampamark
Who cares about 5.0's, 6.2's, and srt-8's? ...

Who cares about 5.0's, 6.2's, and srt-8's? :dunno:

Considering the new Ford Fusion Sport can outrun most cars including the 6...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By tampamark
Very nicely done. You have some cool stuff in...

Very nicely done. You have some cool stuff in there, the air-tape is new to me and seems pretty nice way to attach phone to mount.

I don't know about that bluetooth streamer but I have a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,812
Posted By tampamark
If you want to put a preventative fix in don't go...

If you want to put a preventative fix in don't go with a pipe replacement which runs $3000 or so, go with the Bimmerfix Stent for N62 coolant pipe transfer. The Stent is $200 but then you have the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,599
Posted By tampamark
I hear you Greg, sure is all about perspective. ...

I hear you Greg, sure is all about perspective. I suppose when you sell the M6 in 10 years for $30,000 the next guy will say the same about you..."Man, that guy could really afford to take a $40k...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,599
Posted By tampamark
You should send the previous owner a thank you...

You should send the previous owner a thank you card..."dear sir, please receive this in appreciation of the $75k gift you have given me."

2014 with 13k miles, well now 14.5k miles after your long...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,599
Posted By tampamark
Wow, that is a hell of an upgrade. Your new...

Wow, that is a hell of an upgrade. Your new rocketship is a stunning color combination.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,961
Posted By tampamark
Like Herb mentioned, once the vent pipe goes the...

Like Herb mentioned, once the vent pipe goes the Expansion Tank is probably next. Problem is it could be a day, a month or a year. I knew this when my vent pipe was leaking and waited, when the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By tampamark
Fun to check in every once and a while. The 6...

Fun to check in every once and a while. The 6 (and this board) are still fond in my memories!
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