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Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-27-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Good info ThePotatoMan , thanks! Trans: I...

Good info ThePotatoMan , thanks!

Trans:
I actually changed my transmission pan with integrated filter and most of the fluid 10k miles ago. I have no transmission fluid leaks as of now.
...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-25-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Ive heard of someone doing it without having to...

Ive heard of someone doing it without having to remove the motor mount and lifting the engine, If anyone has a link tlo that how-to that would be huge!
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-24-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By oRIDDLERo
How bad was the leak on the oil pressure switch? ...

How bad was the leak on the oil pressure switch? Did you have other oil leaks as well?
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-24-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Serious case of the 'leaks' - Oil/Steering/Coolant

2006 650i 105k miles. I live in North NJ where it is currently 6 degrees outside and this freezing winter seems to have accelerated my leaks / gasket deterioration and I have a few questions...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-23-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Upper and lower control arm bushings need to be replaced

All of the front bushings on my 2006 650i with 105k miles are completely shot and need to be replaced.

I read a great post here on pressing the original ones out with a gear puller, but I am...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-16-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Peel all of the flaking titanium finish off and...

Peel all of the flaking titanium finish off and it will be chrome and new! lol (that's what i did)
Forum: 6 Series DIY 02-16-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By oRIDDLERo
I have an '06 650 and I'm thinking the recharge...

I have an '06 650 and I'm thinking the recharge capacity on the battery has deteriorated. I would also liek to replace the rechargeable battery in the key rather then pay $500 for a new unit.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By oRIDDLERo
BMW 650i Tiptronic Wire Harness part #

Does anyone know the part# for the wire harness on the tiptronic shifter on a '06 650i? I am tired of soldering the wires back together every year, lol..
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By oRIDDLERo
No way. You need at least 18" (only some fit)...

No way. You need at least 18" (only some fit) and are better off with 19" The information in this thread is exactly what you are looking for.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Thanks brother, you are super helpful! Ill order...

Thanks brother, you are super helpful! Ill order the spacers and bolts today =] Any idea what size center caps go on these? I snagged 4x TPSMs off eBay for $75 for the snow rims in the meantime.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Hi Yorgi, I got a pretty sick deal ($375) on...

Hi Yorgi,

I got a pretty sick deal ($375) on a set of 4 19" 750I rims with 4x 245/40/19 Blizzacks w/ ~80% tread (i am going to plasti-dip them to hide the rash for these winter rims lol). Im am...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-10-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Thanks for all the info guys! I think im going to...

Thanks for all the info guys! I think im going to go with 19s. Do you think the 19s that were build for the x3 would fit? There seems to be lots of them on craigs list. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Snow tires for BMW 650i 2006

I searched extensively in this forum and could not come up with a conclusive answer to what I'm looking for so I figured I would start a new thread. I am looking for a set for snow tires and wheels...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 09-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,823
Posted By oRIDDLERo
The email I just got actually reminded me to post...

The email I just got actually reminded me to post thank you in this thread. This job is really not too bad and took me about An hour and a half after I had gathered everything I needed for the job....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 70,260
Posted By oRIDDLERo
QFT - 3x Res delete + magnaflow is about as...

QFT - 3x Res delete + magnaflow is about as perfect as it gets for this car.
Forum: 6 Series DIY 06-13-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,603
Posted By oRIDDLERo
What airplay unit is that?

What airplay unit is that?
Forum: 6 Series DIY 06-13-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,696
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Thanks =]

Thanks =]
Forum: 6 Series DIY 06-09-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Thermostat Replacement CE and loud aux fan issue fixed

So Saturday morning I woke up early and decided to change out my thermostat. The job took approximately one hour and was very straightforward.

Why did I change the thermostat? - My check engine...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 06-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Thanks. I am very pleased with the results! ...

Thanks. I am very pleased with the results! Next up I am going to change the rear differential fluid (proactive 100k maintenance) and the thermostat (CE light).
Forum: 6 Series DIY 06-05-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,823
Posted By oRIDDLERo
I did hand tight, 1/4 turn with socket until...

I did hand tight, 1/4 turn with socket until snug, then torqed to 20lb.
Forum: 6 Series DIY 06-05-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Transmission pan, filter, and partial fluid change, Done.

I completed this job last week on my 2006 650i with 95,000 miles.

Prior to the change the car would hesitate shifting from first to second, in the morning when first starting every day. After 2...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 06-05-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,823
Posted By oRIDDLERo
I just completed a spark plug change on my 2006...

I just completed a spark plug change on my 2006 650i with 95000k yesterday. I went with the NGK iridium plugs. I used NGK plugs with one ground strap (the Bosch plugs that came out had only one...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 05-12-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 752
Posted By oRIDDLERo
BMW 6-Series - Transmission thunk fix - Guibo / Flex Disk

I have a 2006 BMW 650I with about 95,000 miles on it (automatic transmission). Lately in the morning when you first start the car and put it into drive the car is slow to shift from first to second...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By oRIDDLERo
650i Replace Run Flats - Size Questions

I HATE RUN FLAT TIRES! Let me count the ways... Pain to patch, Extra fees for mounting, they crack wheels, they cause uneven wear... I'm Done.

So, I finally bit the bullet and I am replacing...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,045
Posted By oRIDDLERo
Feedback = I think it did something =] I'm...

Feedback = I think it did something =]

I'm going to leave it on. If anything, I have noticed a slight gas savings.
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