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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By tampamark
OK, so radiator. You have already changed the...

OK, so radiator. You have already changed the expansion tank so will rule that out for now.

Do you see any leaks from the hose that runs along the top of the radiator? It is a hose that turns...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By tampamark
A puddle of what fluid? Oil, transmission fluid,...

A puddle of what fluid? Oil, transmission fluid, washer fluid, or power steering fluid?

Regardless, any of the above leaking is no surprise.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-20-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,101
Posted By tampamark
Very nicely said! But isn't all that ROI...

Very nicely said!

But isn't all that ROI differential based on paying for the car upfront? When I bought my 6 it was 3 years old, I was ready to buy it outright if that was the best deal. But...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-19-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,101
Posted By tampamark
Good point, but if you own the car you have...

Good point, but if you own the car you have equity, albeit in constant depreciation, so what it would be in 6 years is still to be seen. Probably around $30,000. So overall cost, not including...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-19-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,101
Posted By tampamark
I agree, $5k a year is very high. You might end...

I agree, $5k a year is very high. You might end up $5k in A year, but not EVERY year. The previous generation 6 was in the same boat, the vert retailed for $90k and has plenty of design flaws that...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By tampamark
Go cordless, that would be easiest. Get...

Go cordless, that would be easiest.

Get yourself a Kinivio bluetooth reciever, stuff that and the cord somewhere behind the dash. You could easily run the Kinivio power cord out and plug it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By tampamark
Has ANYONE Been Able To Get Their Top To Go Down Via The Key Fob

When I first coded mine I was told to change the CVM module initially, this did not work.

CVM, ohne_komfort_schl_fbd and ohne_komfort_oeff_fbd to nicht_aktiv

Then I was told to change the CAS...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By tampamark
I believe you have the newer model with...

I believe you have the newer model with electronic parking brake? Plus you posted this identical thread in the F12 forum an hour later, they should be able to advise you better.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By tampamark
Since you are in uk it is probably on opposite...

Since you are in uk it is probably on opposite side as yorgi's picture.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By tampamark
Hey man, here is the DIY from that subforum, I...

Hey man, here is the DIY from that subforum, I don't know what the charge is from Autozone, but I have found Autohausaz.com to be the cheapest. They have the OEM style filters and some charcoal...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By tampamark
Yes, that is what I do also, for longer road...

Yes, that is what I do also, for longer road trips we load up a couple of CD's with MP3's. I have also done the same with a DVD, depends on if I need to use the NAV or not.

I would think the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By tampamark
Here is a thread that details the procedure. ...

Here is a thread that details the procedure. Don't forget that it has to be coded afterwards to activate, do you have NSC expert? Dealer can do it but will charge probably an hour or more. Takes 5...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By tampamark
Here you go, this is the OEM Aux kit. It runs...

Here you go, this is the OEM Aux kit. It runs $75, see the attached PDF. 65 12 0 153 502

The OEM kit has a plug with the Aux input attached, but you pull out the pins from the plastic Molex...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By tampamark
You know, that is only up to you and how willing...

You know, that is only up to you and how willing you are to compromise sound quality for convenience and expense. The FM transmitter is going to be your lowest quality sound option, but the cheapest...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By tampamark
You are contacting the wrong people, you need to...

You are contacting the wrong people, you need to get with the provider. Usually a scenario like this involves the seller providing you a program, by download or email, that you run on your computer...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By tampamark
There are Aux Kits for sale on Ebay, keep in mind...

There are Aux Kits for sale on Ebay, keep in mind that you don't need the full OEM Aux Kit as it includes a molex connector that you end up discarding. You take the pins out of that connector you...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-02-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,349
Posted By tampamark
There was no 6 in 2011, the 2010 was the end of...

There was no 6 in 2011, the 2010 was the end of the previous generation. 2012 started the current generation
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By tampamark
BMW puts it a real dumb way, probably to help...

BMW puts it a real dumb way, probably to help disguise how they are charging you money for something that should be user executable from the cars menu (without getting a cable and NCS...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-01-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,251
Posted By tampamark
All good points, definitely a lease is something...

All good points, definitely a lease is something to use when it makes sense, but usually for the crowd who like to get a new car every 3 years.

I agree on the investment, unless you pay cash up...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-01-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,251
Posted By tampamark
I don't think it is a matter of lease vs buy...

I don't think it is a matter of lease vs buy whether they take care of a car, it is just the person they are. And since it seems most people who buy nice cars lease them it just stands to reason you...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 788
Posted By tampamark
You are really fired up! I feel bad that...

You are really fired up!

I feel bad that you are having problems, but when you bought a 10 year old car I have to ask, what did you expect? That is rhetorical, I know what you expected, a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By tampamark
I have heated seats, it is only the front. No...

I have heated seats, it is only the front. No heated rear seats.


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By tampamark
If you are not confident in the electronic...

If you are not confident in the electronic reading you can confirm it with the super-secret dipstick that is not referenced anywhere in the BMW manual:
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By tampamark
It definitely looks like a power connector. ...

It definitely looks like a power connector. There was another thread about this several years a ago from a 645 owner. It seems to be an unused connector on your model car, I don't have one hanging...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-28-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,251
Posted By tampamark
Yeah, that is an easy bet to make, I would never...

Yeah, that is an easy bet to make, I would never take it! I believe the majority of cars in this price range are leased, sure some like yourself buy and plan on keeping the car. But that seems to...
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